Muddy Hands Festival


Get ready for muddy fun on Friday 6 October 2023!

Roll around in the mud, make potions and seed bombs, build a cubby, become a next generation pollinator and immerse yourself in everything the great outdoors has to offer.

Other children’s entertainment and educational stalls will be on site as well as multiple food vendors to cater to all your snack, coffee and lunch needs.

This free, family friendly, mud play event is conducted in partnership with Nature Play SA.  

Event time: 10am-3pm

Location: Golden Fields Reserve, Golden Grove - view map


  • Nature potions and tinkering
  • Sunflower bee bombs
  • Geocaching
  • Mud pit and mud kitchens
  • Cultural education
  • Aboriginal message stones
  • Bee hotels
  • Nylon zoo
  • Loose parts bell tent
  • Lawn games
  • Clay creatures
  • Nature crowns
  • Mobile cubbies
  • Mobile sustainable playground
  • City of Tea Tree Gully Library pop-up tent

The City of Tea Tree Gully Library's pop-up tent will serve as a sensory regulation area. Additionally, four food vendors will be available to cater to all snack, coffee and lunch needs. A mud wash-off station will be available, however it's advisable to bring towels and spare clothing for children.

Complimentary sunscreen will be supplied by the Cancer Council. It is strongly recommended to bring a hat, bring along spare sunscreen and wear long-sleeved clothing as the majority of Golden Fields Reserve is unshaded.