Help me find... Christmas activities in the city

Last updated 13 Dec, 2023

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Looking for Christmass-y activities to do this holiday season? Look no further than this Experience Adelaide guide to Christmas activities in the city. 

Christmas Shopping

Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping in Rundle Mall and shop longer and later* this festive season. After all your hard work, enjoy a festive drink or two at The Jingle Bar under the Gawler Place Canopy. Cheers to that!

*Check with individual retailers for confirmed opening times

Christmas Day Feasts

Adelaide Central Market, 44-60 Gouger Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Start brainstorming ideas for your epic Christmas Day lunch or dinner at the Adelaide Central Market. You can shop ingredients or just try something new. Plus, enjoy quality family time with Saturday Market Day activities.

The Santa Course

Adelaide SA 5000

Can you find Santa? Follow the Santa Course across the city and Rundle Mall to see Santa and all his alter-egos, including Santa the Snacker, Santa the Curator, Santa the Classic and more.

Adelaide's Giant Christmas Tree

Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga, Adelaide SA 5000

The giant Christmas Tree is back in Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga. See the 25-metre-tall landmark in all its glory in the daylight or stop by after sunset to see a glittering light display.

Snap a Selfie with Santa

Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000

Is it really Christmas without a photo with Santa? Pageant goers can choose to meet Santa in Santaland at MYER or at the Magic Cave in David Jones. Be sure to book in early* to not miss everyone’s favourite jolly man.

*Book via the MYER and David Jones websites.

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