Events in Glenelg

    Glenelg's main attraction is the Temptation Sailing Dolphin Swim or Watch cruises, which depart from Marina Pier, Holdfast Shores (at the end of Anzac Highway). Come aboard & experience wild bottle nose Dolphins in their element! Temptation Sailing is also available for private functions & offers 1.5hr coastal cruises.
    Book direct 0412 811 838 or at the Glenelg Visitor Information Centre.



      19th March Side Walk Sundays

      When? 11am - 4pm
      Location: Chapel Street Glenelg
      Details: This event is all about transforming parking spaces into community green spaces.
      Come down to Chapel Street between 11am to 4pm for fun free activities and activations, including;
      Roaming Fringe performers
      Live music by Porch Sessions
      Pop up cafes
      Games and activities for all ages
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      19th March Bay to City Fun Run

      When? 8am
      Location: Colley Terrace Glenelg
      Details: Sunday Mail Bay to City Fun Run
      12km Run
      Colley Terrace - Assemble on Colley Reserve
      12km Walk
      Be ready at 8:00am
      Colley Terrace –Assemble on Colley Reserve
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      20th March Magical Parks

      When? 8am - 8pm
      Details: To celebrate Parks Week 2017 we have joined the Magical Parks Challenge and turned two of our parks into Magical Parks! Magical Park is a free app that gets kids off the couch and physically active by turning a normal park into a digital fantasy playground. You can download the Magical Parks app for free from the App Store and then visit Old Gum Tree Reserve and Susan Grace Benny Reserve between the 4 to 20 March to join in the fun.
      Facts about the Magical Park game:
      Designed to get kids active outdoors
      Suitable for kids 6-11 years old
      No in-game advertising
      Average playtime 30-60min
      There are different games to choose from
      Kids run on average 700m-2km while playing
      Kids must be under adult supervision while playing

      Our Magical Parks:
      Old Gum Tree Reserve- MacFarlane Avenue, Glenelg North
      Susan Grace Benny Reserve- Mott Terrace, Seacliff Park
      Parks Week is managed by the New Zealand Recreation Association and Parks and Leisure Australia.
      More information
      Parks Week-
      Magical park-
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      26th March St Andrews Church Concert

      When? 2pm - 4pm
      Location: st Andrews By the Sea Uniting Church
      92 Jetty Rd Glenelg
      Details: The City of Holdfast Bay Concert Band and Harmony in my Head presents A Little Bit of This with a little bit of that. - See more at:

      26th March Alzheimer's Australia Memorial Walk

      Location: Colley reserve Glenelg
      Details: Alzheimer’s Australia Memory Walk takes place on the 26 March at Colley Reserve, Glenelg
      The event raises funds for Alzheimer’s Australia SA’s dementia care and support; we offer those with a dementia diagnosis and their families counselling, education and support. Sadly dementia is a growing issue for Australians and a key part of our message is that you can help keep your brain healthy by being active. Dementia affects 1 in 48 people in South Australia, with one person diagnosed with dementia every 6 minutes in Australia.

      There is the opportunity to walk 3km, run or walk 6km or really go for it and smash out a quick 10km run.
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      26th March VVMCCSA Moseley Square Motorcycle Display

      Location: Moseley Square Glenelg
      Details: The Veteran and Vintage Motorcycle Club of SA display motorcycles from the early 1905 to modern classics built before the 31st December 1965. Club members are present at all times during the display to talk to the public about the motorcycles and the club which was formed in 1956. - See more at:

      28th March Beer Appreciation Evening

      Location: Glenelg North Community Centre, Cnr Alison Street and Kibby Avenue
      Details: Discover a range of beer styles from all over the world, and from breweries large and small. Compare beers from the multinational conglomerates with the increasingly popular Craft beers. Practice using words to describe and judge the beers you taste.
      David Crossman is a qualified Brewmaster and will guide you through the beer appreciation evening.
      You must be 18 years or over to register for this event. Identification may be required at the workshop.
      To reserve your place at the Beer Appreciation Evening please click here
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      2nd April Outdoor Adventure Challenge 2017

      When? 10am - 1pm
      Location: Partridge House, Partridge St, Glenelg
      Details: The Outdoor Adventure Challenge is a fun day where families and friends can spend time finding out about some of the great outdoor spaces and sporting facilities located around the City of Holdfast Bay and to try some great activities and challenges together. The event is being held from 10am to 1pm on Sunday 2 April 2017. Activities will be located at four reserves around Holdfast Bay; Old Gum Tree Reserve, Partridge House, Brighton Oval Complex and Kingston Park Coastal Reserve.
      When: 10am to 1pm, Sunday 2 April 2017
      Where: Start at Partridge House, Partridge St, Glenelg
      Cost: $5 per child
      Registrations: Open now
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      2nd April All Alfa Day

      When? 10am - 3pm
      Location: Wigley Reserve, Anzac Highway, Glenelg
      Details: All Alfa Day is the major annual display of Alfa Romeo vehicles, held by the Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Australia, SA Division. It is open to owners of all Alfa Romeo models, whether members or non members of the club. The general public are welcome to attend. - See more at:

      5th April A Taste of Tea

      When? 6:30pm - 8pm
      Location: Glenelg North Community Centre, Cnr Alison Street and Kibby Avenue
      Glenelg North
      Details: 'A Taste of Tea' explores the birthplace of tea with a dash of it's history, and examine the plant that tea comes from. You will taste three very different styles of tea from three different parts of the world sipping from lovely Chinese glass teacups and look at what makes them unique.
      Sarah Cowell from Tea Sense will weave through stories of her experiences in the tea fields of Asia and as a tea sommelier, along with elements of tea culture from those countries
      You will have a fascinating and interactive tea experience!
      Bookings are essential - to book please click here
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      25th April Dawn Service

      When? 6:30pm - 8pm
      Location: Moseley Square, Glenelg.
      Details: The Dawn Service is from 6.00am - See more at:

      30th April HoldUp Race Around Glenelg

      When? 10am - 1pm
      Location: Glenelg Rotunda, Colley Tc, Glenelg
      Details: Do you and your friends love an adventure and a bit of friendly competition? HoldUp Youth Committee is running a Race Around the Bay on Sunday 30 April. You will have two hours to complete as many activities on your list as you can. The team with the most points will be the champions!
      When: 10am to 1pm, Sunday 30 April 2017
      Where: start/finish Colley Reserve Rotunda
      Cost: $10 per team of 3 to 6 people
      Registrations: Opening now
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      2nd May Living Smart in Holdfast Bay and Marion 2017 Autumn Course

      When? 6:30pm - 9pm
      Location: Glandore Community Centre
      25 Naldera Street, Glandore
      Details: Would you like to:
      • Meet more people ?
      • Learn how to grow your own food ?
      • Reduce your waste, power and water bill ?
      • Live a healthy lifestyle ?
      • Grow a native garden?
      JOIN the Autumn 2017 Living Smart Course!!
      Living Smart is a 7 week course (plus additional field trip) that will inspire you to make sustainable changes in your own home with your family.
      Throughout the course you will meet inspirational guest speakers who will share their living smart journey.
      The course is designed with the needs of participants in mind and includes the following topics:
      • Waste
      • Living Simply
      • Power
      • Water
      • Gardening
      • And more!
      The 7 week course costs $60 per person ($30 for concession) and will be held at the Glandore Community Centre (25 Naldera St, Glandore).
      The course runs from 6:45pm for a 7pm start, until 9pm each Tuesday night from 2 May – 13 June.
      For more information or to register your interest, contact Emma Sandery on phone 0417 827 319 or email This course is open to anyone but priority will be given to City of Holdfast Bay and City of Marion residents. Numbers are limited so get in quick!
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