Each year, our festival and event tours give you the chance to experience iconic festivals and events you may have never heard of. And we take you there in the comfort and style of our luxury tours. From black tie cultural events to rural music festivals, we have all the best events in our calendar.
The National Cherry Festival is on the first weekend of December, traditionally at the height of the cherry picking season. This iconic regional produce event showcases the famous Cherry which has been part of the landscape around Young for over 150 years. Travel in style on our Luxury 'Gold Class' coach, discover the town and its harvest, delicious fruit, wine, food and festival! Will the longest Pip Spit record be broken again this year? Who will be the 2023 Cherry Pie Eating Champion? Come with Fun Over Fifty and visit this lovely rural community and have FUN! Following the festival we make our way to the Hunter Valley for the famous Hunter Valley Christmas Lights Spectacular!
This Australian folk festival is based upon the magnificent spectacle of the hundreds of lilac-blossomed trees which grow in Grafton’s broad tree lined avenues.
Join our 4-Day Queensland Adventure for an unforgettable journey filled with culture, delicious food, and heritage exploration. Sip on Devonshire tea, discover Warwick's history, and enjoy a gourmet lunch. Dive into the Stanthorpe Apple & Grape Harvest Festival, where grape crushing, parades, and live music await. Handpick your own apples, take in scenic Picnic Point, and relish a visit to Schulte’s Meat Tavern. This is a delightful Queensland experience you won't want to miss.
Warbirds Downunder returns to Temora in 2024. Witness the remarkable collection of historically valuable military aircraft that are all kept in airworthy condition and are flown on a regular basis. Temora Aviation Museum has displays devoted to telling the story of the pilot’s who worked in Australia’s defence and the aircraft throughout history. A 2-day general entry will ensure you are positioned along the runway as the skies light up with dramatic action and acrobatic skill.
Get ready to for the Vivid Sydney annual celebration of creativity, innovation and technology which transforms Sydney over 23 days and nights. Touring both Diamond and Gold departures we visit the Sydney Towers where we enjoy lunch at SkyFeast, visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship, experience 360 degree views of Katooma Falls before boarding a premium upper deck food and wine cruise on Sydney's Harbour. Making our way back through Port Macquarie with a visit to the Dolphin Marine Park overnighting in Coffs Harbour before heading back to Brisbane.
Tamworth is the country music capital of Australia, with this unique style of music being the main focus of the town year round. Here, the information centre is guitar-shaped, the town’s entrance is marked by a 36ft guitar and country music stars are represented in a waxwork hall of fame. Get geared up for a country escape and enjoy the toe-tappin’, boot-scootin’ and two-steppin’ hype in January, when Tamworth plays host to one of the biggest and best country music festivals in the world.
Parkes will come alive from 10-14 January 2024 to celebrate Elvis Presley and all things Rock ‘n’ Roll and our 31st year. There’ll be hundreds of Elvis, Jailhouse Rock and Rock ‘n’ Roll themed events across five fabulous, fun-filled days.
Melbourne is an ever changing, vibrant city with café lined laneways, eclectic art displays and cultural experiences at every turn. Discover the hidden treasures, iconic structures, heritage, history and past stories as we travel in and around Melbourne.
There is no better time to visit Corryong than during The Man from Snowy River Bush Festival, where the alpine region comes to life and unveils the history of unique bush traditions. Discover the lifestyle country folk take for granted and watch as horsemen and women chase wild horses down the mountainside in pursuit of the colt that got away.
See beautiful NSW in springtime bloom as we travel from Brisbane through Port Macquarie to Bowral then on to Canberra returning via the Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley and Armidale. Visit Corbett Gardens, Tulip Top Gardens, Cockington Green, Cowra's Japanese Garden, Darley Stud, the Glen Innes Standing Stones and Australia's largest flower festival showcasing a million flowers in bloom, Canberra Floriade.
The Bright Autumn Festival is a celebration of the wonderful autumn colours and autumn produce of the valleys of Victoria’s Alpine High Country.
We fly into Sydney for an exclusive harbour cruise, then transfer to the Briars Country Lodge & Inn for 3 nights. The annual Gathering of the Clans at Bundanoon promises everything Scottish with a wee bit of Aussie flavour; massed pipe bands, highland games, Celtic dancing and more. Travel on to Mudgee and Goondiwindi with highlight visits to The Blue Mountains, Bathurst and Gulgong.
Enjoy a spectacular New Years Eve celebration - Fun Over 50 Holidays style! With a 4 night stay at the Sofitel Wentworth Sydney, we visit Madame Tussauds, make our way to the Blue Mountains where we enjoy views from Katoomba Falls, visit Shellar Door to learn about the Australian Pearl Farm before making our way onboard the exquisite Gold Dining New Year Eve Harbour crew experiences for a front row view of the spectacular fireworks display.
At Fun Over 50, you get the VIP experience from start to finish. All transport, accommodation, and food must meet our high standards.
We have fitness ratings for our tours, so you know which are right for you. Travel with people who want the same level of activity.
Our focus has always been on creating unforgettable tours all over Australia, and we take you to some of the most iconic Australian events.
With Fun Over 50 Holidays, you get all event passes, accommodation, and activities included, as well as most meals.
To book your festival tour, all you need to do is get in touch with us. We will take your details and reserve your place over the phone. We will also answer any questions and give you all the information you need.
Just like with any tour, this depends on what you're interested in. Our festival tours take you to many large and well-known events, such as the Australian International Airshow in Avalon, as well as much smaller regional events.
Whether you want to see live music or cultural events in historic towns, we have tours for you.
At Fun Over Fifty, all our tours are all inclusive, which means all activities, accommodation, and transport are included in the tour price, as well as most meals.
When it comes to festivals and events, we typically try to book VIP or exclusive entry tickets wherever possible to ensure you get the best experience.
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