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17 Things You Can Do In Adelaide In April, Like Checking Out These Five New Openings

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17 Things You Can Do In Adelaide In April, Like Checking Out These Five New Openings

Adelaide in April is pretty awesome.

Looking for awesome things to do in Adelaide in April? No worries, we’ve got you covered. (Featured image: RealKina)

1. Get this chocolate overload into your tummy

For some, Easter is all about chocolate. Well, at C.R.E.A.M on Jetty Road in Brighton, the chef has cooked up a French Toast, hotcross bun, icecream sandwich with Nutella swirl, chopped Easter eggs, fresh chopped strawberries and maple syrup because for some, chocolate just isn’t enough.

Available until the end of Easter, so book in now if this is something you will not be able to live without.

Find C.R.E.A.M at 4/49 Jetty Rd Brighton.

2. Enjoy a Sunday Sesh on the Easter long weekend

Cry Baby is teaming up with Seamore’s over in Henley Square for a massive Sunday sesh by the beach. There’ll be drink specials on the day and DJs spinning tiki surf rock vibes before the sun sets and the dance floor kicks off in classic Cry Baby fashion. Pre-sale tickets have sold out, but there will be $20 tickets on the door.

This is one Sunday sesh you don’t want to miss.

See here for more info.

3. Check out the new entrance to Adelaide Railway Station

If you haven’t already, then take a walk through the newly renovated entrance to the Adelaide Railway Station. Located at the northern end of the building, the entrance is all curves and arches and golden light but nothing like McDonald’s. Once you’ve walked through, you could then jump on a train and go on an adventure. Or, catch the train to watch a game of footy at the Adelaide Oval.

4. Tuck into a dessert ‘hot pot’

Meet Dessert, one of Adelaide’s buzzing dessert cafes, has unveiled an afternoon tea that will have sweet tooths across the city frothing. Served cold and only from Monday to Friday (2-6pm), this gluttonous feast features eleven Meet Dessert signature toppings that you will be able to dip into milk tea. For bubble tea fans, this is a must. You’ll have to be quick because quantities are limited.

More info through their Facebook page.

Find Meet Dessert at 61A Gouger Street.

5. Hit up the Easter Fun Fair

Fun Fairs are always a fun time. At this year’s The Erin & Soda Easter Fun Fair you will find more than 20 rides including kids rides and thrill rides. There will obviously be show bags, sideshows and food trucks too. Fun for the whole family and tickets are only $3.

For more info and to purchase your tickets, see the Mix 102.3 website.

6. Go on a spirit tasting tour down the Torrens

Kangaroo Island Spirits are taking over the Popeye with four spirit tasting cruises down the Torrens in April. The tasting tours run for 90 minutes where guests will be explained the ins and outs of what they’re tasting and how the spirits have been crafted by someone from KIS.

To book your tickets, see here.

7. Go to the Royal Princess Ball

Three years since the last event, the Royal Princess Ball is back by popular demand and makes a return this April 14 to Krystal Palace (Function Centre) in Port Adelaide where little princes and princess will get the chance to meet Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty and so many more other princesses.

There are two sessions you can attend, both complete with meet and greets, photo opportunities and a nail glitter station as well as chandeliers, fairy lights and state of the art lighting decorating the Grand Ballroom.

For more info, see the event page here.

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8. Get tickets to Adelaide’s ‘Dining in the Dark event

This special event promises to “elevate your meal to a whole new level” with darkened surroundings – leaving just you, your taste buds and your sense of smell to enjoy a three-course meal served at Koshō in North Adelaide. While April is all booked out, this is the perfect time to get yourself a seat for May.

9. See the first of two Supermoons this year

The first of 2021’s supermoons, which are normally spaced fourteen months apart, will take place on 26 April while the second will occur on 26 May. This astronomical event will begin at around 6:45pm and will reach its peak between 9:15 and 9:20pm (AEDT).

10. Get your Great State Vouchers

Round three of the Great State Voucher Scheme will see $50, $100 and $200 vouchers up for grabs to use on participating hosted tours and experiences across South Australia. Like the previous rounds, these will help anyone who really wants to scratch that travel itch with a spot of local tourism.

To take advantage of this amazing offer, you will need to go to the Great State Voucher site when the time comes—late April.

11. Go on a ghost tour

On this walking tour of one of Adelaide’s oldest public buildings, the Adelaide Gaol, you will learn about the history of the place stretching all the way back to the time of early settlers. Who knows what you will find.

Get your tickets here. 

12. Gaze at the stars from Wirrina Cove

This family-friendly night-time activity is not only educational but also connects you with nature and the universe. Gaze at the South Australian night sky with a guide who’s been watching it for over 45 years.

See the stars here. 

New Openings

13. Lockwood General

From the team behind Petter Rabbit and Bloom, Lockwood General is Burnside’s newest cafe.

14. CNB

Fried chicken and beer. Need we say more? Okay, it’s from the Plus 82 Pocha crew, but CNB is much more laidback.

15. Blackwood Brewhouse

Intimate beer tastings at a residential home sounds like a group of friends getting together for a drink, but these once a month tastings are the real deal.

16. AJ’s

A dive bar and smokehouse serving up all the American food you can dream of.

 17. Ivy’s House

A concept store where flowers and botanicals meet coffee (Five Senses) and cocktails from Maybe Mae, Africola, 1000 Island and Hellbound in the afternoons.