Events & Demos

Big Market Adventures For Little Foodies

Big Market Adventures For Little Foodies

Event Details:

The Market is always a hive of activity during the school holidays!

Little Market Chefs – $18 plus booking fee
Gouger St Dining Area

Tuesday 14 April – 10am, 12pm, 2pm (5-8 years)
Thursday 16 April– 10am, 12pm, 2pm (9-13 years)
Tuesday 21 April – 10am, 12pm, 2pm (5-8 years)
Thursday 23 April – 10am, 12pm, 2pm (9-13 years)

Little Market Chefs is back these school holidays! Here at the Adelaide Central Market we are passionate about starting from ground level and teaching the next generation how to prepare healthy, easy and tasty meals together with nutritional advice. Why? Because good health starts in the kitchen! All of the produce will be fresh from our stalls and the team from Sprout will ensure the classes are not only fun and interactive but have an educational focus too.

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Market Trail – $7 plus booking fee (4+ years)

Collect your map from Gouger St Dining Area

Tuesday 14 April, Thursday 16 April, Friday 17 April, Tuesday 21 April, Thursday 23 April, Friday 24 April (Self Guided, between 9am and 4pm)

The Market Trail is back due to popular demand!  The trail has been specially formulated for little foodies to learn about the local and imported produce that the market has on offer.  With ten pit-stops, each little foodie will receive a market bag, map and will visit the selected stalls from the map key to receive a sample item. The sample items range from a fresh roll, yoghurt, a piece of seasonal fruit and sweet treat.  You can’t beat the Market trail for value these school holidays at only $7 plus booking fee, or $9 on the day).
It is recommended that you book your place in advance as tickets are limited, however, when available, bookings will be accepted on the day (in Gouger St dining area).  Please note some sample items may contain nuts and it is the parent or carer’s responsibility to check all items offered by stalls.
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Colouring In Comp – FREE (2-12 years)
Grote Street Dining Area
Between 9am & 4pm:
Tuesday 14 April, Thursday 16 April, Friday 17 April
Tuesday 21 April, Thursday 23 April, Friday 24 April
Get creative at the Market using our bright tables in Grote St dining! Brighten up the Market with your childs beautiful colouring in (just drop your artwork in the box so we can hang it up for you), and your child could WIN a $50 market voucher and 12 month membership to the Adelaide Zoo!
Please see below for terms and conditions.

Kids gardening – FREE (5 years +)
Grote Street Dining Area

Thursday 16 April 9am – 12pm (registrations close 11:30am)
Tuesday 23 April 9am – 12pm (registrations close 11:30am)

Join us for our kids gardening workshop these school holidays. The workshops are free and bookings are not required (however places are limited and a short wait may apply). Please note the latest time to register will be 11.30am.

Face Painting – FREE (all ages)
Gouger Street Dining Area – Einstein Wall
Friday 17 April 10am – 2pm
Friday 24 April 10am -2pm

Balloon Giveaway – FREE (all ages)
Friday 17 April – From 10am
Friday 24 April- From 10am
Note: A parent or guardian is expected to supervise children in their care for all school holiday activities at all times.


Terms and Conditions
The competition ends on 24th of April 2015 at 4:00pm (ACDT).
Results will be posted on our website on 28th April 2015.
Entry into the Competition is taken to mean your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
The competition commences at 9am (ACDT) on 14th April 2015. Entries close by 4:00pm (ACDT) 24th of April 2015.
Colouring-in competition will be offering at the Grote Street Dining Area between 9am & 4pm:
Tuesday 14 April, Thursday 16 April, Friday 17 April, Tuesday 21 April, Thursday 23 April, Friday 24 April
Every entry will be displayed on the wall of the Adelaide Central Market for a minimum of 2 weeks. By entering this competition you are allowing the child’s entry to be displayed.
Colouring-in competition is operated by the Adelaide Central Market Authority (ACMA).
Entry is open only to Australian residents who:
are aged 12 years of age or younger as at 24th of April 2015.
To enter, you must, colour in the picture, on the back correctly complete your details (including your name and age).
You may only enter once.
Entries will be judged based on artistic merit. The promoter’s decision will be final.
Results will be announced on 28th April 2015 and the winners will be posted on our website ( & Facebook Page.
There will be two (2) x 1st prizes (one for each category).
 Category one: Ages 2-7.
 Category two: Ages 8-12.
1st prize to include; $50 worth of Market Vouchers + an Adelaide Zoo 12 month membership for one (1) child under twelve (12) years of age.
For all enquiries, comments, feedback or further information please contact All questions or comments regarding the competition should be directed to the ACMA on 08 8203 7494

Lamb Butchery Class

Event Details:

Presented by Feast! Fine Foods

15 April at 5.30pm

In this Lamb Butchery Class, participants will get to watch and learn as a skilled butcher breaks down a whole lamb carcass.

After which, each participant will have the opportunity to create specialised cuts from a Lamb Leg Pair under the guidance of our qualified Feast! butchers.

After completing the Lamb Butchery Class you will be able to take home the products that you have prepared (Approximately 6kg), which you can then cook at home.

There will also be product tastings and wines from Bremerton on the night.


Cost: $200
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