Posted by Discovery Parks on 16 Feb 2017
Adelaide Festival season ignites the city with a vibrant energy in February and March. Contemporary dancing, theatre, acrobatics, live music, and more fill every corner. The opportunity to see these acts in one space in one period of time is unbelievable for some - but too much for others.
It's okay to want to get out of the chaos for a bit; there's a whole state surrounding you.
You might be seeking a bit of wine to ease you into a calm.
Maybe you're missing the throw of a hook into the water and waiting through the day.
Or you haven't had enough time with your loved ones lately and want to take them somewhere different.
Whatever you're searching for, we can offer you the peace of leaving the crowds in a place that lets you slow down.
Check out what's going on around South Australia this season!
Southern Ports Golf Week
Feb 25 - Mar 4
Fancy yourself to be Tiger Woods? Head out to the Limestone Coast for this golfing extravaganza. This events includes a 54 Hole Championship, Foursomes Events and Mixed Events. Pack your best argyle and stay at Discovery Parks - Robe (we're an easy breezy 5 minute drive from the golf club).
Bedford Noodle Markets
A family event of noodle indulgence! Slurp up and enjoy the surrounds at Peter Lehmann Wines. There will be vino to wash it down and music to ease you into the evening. Book your stay at Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley: you can play in the waterpark during the day and eat up noodle goodness at night. Bring your friends, bring your kids and bring your comfiest picnic blanket.
SA Autumn Garden Festival
Have a green thumb? The annual Garden Festival in Clare, the biggest of its kind in the state, is a celebration of the glory of plants. Nestled among the Eucalyptus at the Showgrounds, visit over 60 stalls and listen to some of Australia's reknown gardening experts.
Desert Fringe & Unearth Fringe
Mar 3-4 / Apr 14-15
You can't help it, you love the fringe - you just don't want the stress of being in the city. The Fringe has now expanded beyond and into other towns in South Australia. Travel to Port Augusta for the Desert Fringe or the Unearth Fringe in Whyalla - and experience the arts without the throngs of people.
Cadell Harvest Festival (Giant Pumpkin Competition)
Easter Saturday in the Riverland! Watch the weigh-in for the Giant Pumpkin Competition, munch on pumpkin scones, and slurp up warm pumpkin soup. Don't worry - it's not just pumpkin themed. Battle it out in orange & grape throwing, let the kiddies bounce around for the Easter Egg Hunt, and sip the region's best wines.
Opal lovers - it's the paradise you have dreamt of. Is it your birth stone or perhaps just a gem you've always been fond of wearing? Andamooka is located conveniently nearby Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs. While you're at it, swing by the Olympic Dam to visit one of the largest deposits of uranium in the world. The geologists will go bananas for the tour.
Stay by the Beach!
If you're not wanting to head too far from home - a simple weekend escape - then our park in Semaphore can give you that space you're craving. With beach access and our brand new cabins, Discovery Parks - Adelaide Beachfront is your convenient escape from the city.
Pick your ideal park, choose an offer, and book away for your holiday this season!