20–21 May 2017

A joyous, fun, BIG inclusive event that will span many and varied locations along North Terrace and a few to the side.

Big Family Weekend is a trail of art and wonder for children and their families over two days with shows, workshops, activities, exhibitions, eating, making, watching, laughing, thinking, chatting, questioning, dancing, singing and performances. There really is something for everyone.


A3 folded Big Family Weekend map [5.5MB]


A4 Big Family Weekend (Map Only) [2.5MB]


Trail & Program Information

Download your age-specific trail information.

Ages 0–4 

Ages 5–8 

Ages 9–11

Ages 12+ 

All Ages   

Follow the trail for your age-group and discover an assortment of great event along the route. There will also be age specific trail maps available on the day from all locations.

Outdoor Stage Programs

Click the buttons below to download the PDF schedule for each day.



Join us in the Prince Henry Gardens (in front of Government House) and in front of Elder Hall for some amazing performances and workshops! Learn swing dancing with Swing Out Adelaide, get down with Indigenous Hip-Hop Projects, learn some yoga, laugh, sing, dance and applaud a range of amazing performers.

Grab A Bite

There will be plenty of food and drink options available, with food vans dotted along North Terrace and several local businesses offering great family deals during the Big Family Weekend! 

Food & Beverage Offerings


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