SpringFest is so close we can almost taste it!

It’s going to be a massive day so we thought we would make it a little easier for you and do a run down of out TOP 10 things to see and Do at Springfest this Saturday 19th Oct.

Get ready to meet the animals, roll around in the ball pit and get those thumbs green, because once again Flinders University have partnered with Nature Play SA to cultivate a packed program of free activities and experiences for the whole family… FREE!

Come and be amazed by the weird, wacky and exciting wonders of science live on stage, construct your own cubby house overlooking the picturesque lake, or brew your own nature potion… SpringFest is a great day for all kids big and small!

Register HERE

1. Bubble Gum Markets

Location: Plaza
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for all ages

Explore and browse through some of Adelaide’s coolest threads, best creative, handmade and sustainable offerings, or; find an original artwork or a special piece of jewellery in the Bubble Gum Markets. Market holders include:

2. Nature Play SA Pop-Up Shop

Location: Plaza
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for all ages

Browse and purchase from Nature Play SA’s thoughtfully curated selection of books and quality products that aim to inspire and support your children’s time in the outdoors.

 

3. Frehd the Clown

Location: Clowning around the Plaza
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for all ages

One of SA’s best-loved clowns will bring her unique style of wholesome humour and magic to SpringFest; spreading joy to the young… and young at heart.

 

4. Augmented Reality Sandbox

Location: Level 1, The Hub
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for ages: 
4+

A mountain, a lake, a river a dam. Use your hands to make flooding rain or flip the switch and let the lava flow. Build your own landscape in our augmented reality sandbox.

5. Lizard Ecology Room

Location: Room 168, Level 1, The Hub
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for all ages

Live life like a lizard, at least for a while. Explore adaptations for survival and learn about habitats in our Lizard Ecology Room.

6. Screen Printing Workshop

Location: Level 1, The Hub
Time: 10am to 3pm
Suitable for ages: 8+

Have a go at making your own screen printed poster with South Australian artist Jake Holmes. Pick out designs and experiment with text, shapes, colour, layers and textures to make a poster of your own.

7. Nature Crafts

Location: Lakeside
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for ages: 
4+

Get creative with spring leaves, sticks and feathers to build your own personal mask. Each is its own unique and beautiful design.

8. Dig-A-Dino Ball Pits

Location: Anchor Court
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for ages: 4+

A giant palaeo twist on the classic childhood toy! Explore the ball pit, hunt down dino bones and piece the colourful skeleton together like a palaeontologist.

9. Face painting

Location: Laneway
Times: 
10.30am to 2.30pm
Suitable for all ages

A lion, a tiger, a meerkat or spider? Embrace the wild animal inside with free face painting in the Laneway.

10. Basket Weaving

Location: Level 1, The Hub
Time: 
11am to 2.30pm
Suitable for ages:
 7+

Learn a new relaxing and engaging handicraft. Basket weaving is a creative, social and meditative process, as any maker will tell you, being mindful throughout the creative process is just as important as the product itself. Discover the joy of this ancient craft, while creating something with your own hands.

 

The Main Stage

Location: Plaza
Time: 
10am to 3pm
Suitable for all ages

Sit back, relax, and let the worries of the world fall away. The Main Stage will showcase an inspiring variety of music and performing artists including:

 

WHEN: Sat 19th Oct

WHERE: Flinders University

FREE – REGISTER HERE