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Adelaide Showground: What's on This Winter

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No time to hibernate
The Adelaide Showground does not believe in hibernation and has a full schedule of events to keep you active and entertained on those dreary winter weekends in the lead up to the main event, the Royal Adelaide Show in September.

Adelaide Roller Derby
Image courtesy of Adelaide Roller Derby Facebook page


Adelaide Roller Derby
Bout 4 Saturday, June 1, doors open 6 pm: Mile Die Club vs Salty Dolls.
Bout 5 Saturday, June 15, doors open 6 pm: Salty Dolls vs Wild Hearses.
Bout 6 Sunday, July 14, doors open 2 pm: Road Train Rollers vs Mile Die Club.
Grand Finale Sunday, August 18, doors open 2 pm

The Adelaide Roller Derby is as fierce as ever this season as teams battle it out for a place in the 2013 Grand Finale. Bouts are held in the Wayville Pavilion and tickets cost $10 from Oz Tix or $15 at the door, children under 5 are free.

Body, Mind & Psychic Expo
Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2, 10 am - 6 pm
Drag your body and mind away from the heater and to the Jubilee Pavilion for a weekend of fun and fortune. Entry to the Body, Mind & Psychic Expo costs $15 for adults, $12 concession, and children under 14 are free. Read more here.

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Image courtesy of Body, Mind & Psychic Expo Facebook page


Mega Toy Fair
Saturday, June 1, 10 am - 5 pm & Sunday, June 2, 10 am - 3 pm
The whole family will want to go to the Stirling Angas Hall to check out collectibles, models, and toys of today and yesteryear. Entry to the Mega Toy Fair costs $7 for adults, concession $5, children aged between 12 and 17 $2, and children under 12 are free.

Winter Bridal Ideas
Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2, 10 - 5 pm
Brides-to-be, head to the Ridley Centre where all your wedding needs await. Entry to the Winter Bridal Ideas expo costs $15.

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Get some Winter Bridal Ideas


Adelaide Boat Show
Thursday, June 20, 10 am - 6 pm; Friday, June 21, 10 am - 8 pm; Saturday, June 22, 10 am - 8 pm; Sunday, June 23, 10 am - 6 pm
Everything you need to know, and things you didn't know you need to know, about boats is at South Australia's largest boating event. The Adelaide Boat Show takes place in the Goyder Pavilion and costs $15 for adults, concession $11, and children under 15 are free with an adult.

R.M. Williams Factory Outlet Sale
Thursday, June 20 - Sunday, June 30: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 6 pm; Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm
With up to 70% off clothing, footwear, and accessories there are plenty of bargains at the R.M. Williams Factory Outlet Sale in the Stirling Angas Pavilion. Entry is free!

Swimming Pool & Spa Show
Saturday, July 6 & Sunday, July 7, 10 am - 5 pm
Discover the latest and greatest in pools, spas, saunas, and outdoor living. Entry to the Swimming Pool & Spa Show costs $5 and it is held in the Jubilee Pavilion.

Sewing, Stitching & Hand Craft Show
Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21, 10 am - 5 pm
Crafty types will enjoy the workshops, demonstrations, and stalls at the Sewing, Stitching & Hand Craft Show in the Wayville Pavilion. There will be beading, knitting, embroidering, scrapbooking, and much more. Admission costs $10 for adults, pensioners $8, and children under 15 are free with an adult. This allows entry into the Building & Home Improvement Show and Tools & More Expo as well.

Sewing Stitching & Hand Craft Show, Adelaide Showground , July
Find your next project at the Sewing, Stitching & Hand Craft Show


Building & Home Improvement Show
Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21, 10 am - 5 pm
Build, renovate, and decorate at the Building & Home Improvement Show held in the Jubilee Pavilion. Admission costs $10 for adults, pensioners $8, and children under 15 are free with an adult. This allows entry into the Tools & More Expo and the Sewing, Stitching & Hand Craft Show as well.

Tools & More Expo
Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21, 10 am - 5 pm
Everything you need for your next project can be found at the Tools & More Expo in the Wayville Pavilion. Admission costs $10 for adults, pensioners $8, and children under 15 are free with an adult. This allows entry into Building & Home Improvement Show and Sewing, Stitching & Hand Craft Show as well.

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Everything you need to get the job done at the Tools & More Expo


Science Alive!
Friday, August 9 - Sunday, August 11, 10 am - 4 pm
Archaeology, anatomy, astronomy, environment, energy, and innovation, see it all and more at Science Alive! Held in the Goyder Pavilion and Duncan Gallery, tickets cost $15 for adults, concession $10, and children under 18 are free.

If you're interested, there is also the Australian Cat Federation National Show in June and the Australian National Pigeon Show in July.

And don't forget to get your fresh produce at the Adelaide Farmers' Market at the Showground every Sunday from 9 am until 1 pm.

Visit the Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre website for a full listing and more information. Keep warm, have fun, and head to the Showground this winter.
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Why? Keep busy this winter
When: June, July & August 2013
Where: Adelaide Showground, Goodwood Road, Wayville
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