nsw’s biggest, funnest, kids festival is back this july!
Glenworth Valley presents the Horses Birthday Kids Festival this 27 & 28 July 2019.
It’s a birthday bash to celebrate and a weekend packed full of fun for kids of all ages.
Make sure to get your early bird tickets and save.
Hip, hip, hooray!
It's the horses birthday
Due to huge demand, the Horses Birthday Festival is back again for 2019 to be held over two big days. The Festival is a great day out for young and old, receiving rave reviews from parents and kids alike.
Don't miss the year's BIGGEST birthday party!
Why do we celebrate the horses birthday?
In Australia, August 1 is the standardised birthday for all horses to allow standardisation in horse events. This date is also linked to the breeding season of horses. We think it's the perfect occasion to celebrate with our equine friends!
Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 July 2019
9.30am - 4pm
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Glenworth Valley NSW
Saturday Early Bird Adult (17+): $10
Saturday Early Bird Child (3 - 16): $10
Sunday Early Bird Adult (17+): $12
Sunday Early Bird Child (3 - 16): $12
Infant (Under 3 years): Free
Please note that only a VERY limited number of tickets will be available for sale at the gate on event days.
We STRONGLY advise pre-purchasing your tickets to beat the queue and to guarantee your entry. Tickets can be purchased online at any time, and right across the event weekend. Just bring your printed ticket for entry.
fun & games FOR ALL
The Glenworth Valley Horses Birthday Festival is jam packed with a huge range of fun activities and live entertainment for the whole family.
The Festival is a great value day out for the family as all activities and entertainment are included in the ticket price (unless where otherwise noted, as some premium activities are available at an additional cost, marked with * below).
Rock Climbing Walls
Lead Pony Rides (for ages 3 years and over)
Miniature Horse Instagram Stars Crunch & Lippy
Arts & Crafts Hub
Ariel Silk Displays
Special horses birthday cake
Food Stalls & Markets*
* At an additional cost. Please also note that some activities may have minimum height restrictions.
Party Food & Music
Plenty of great food will be available to purchase at the Festival that's sure to satisfy every member of the family.
Grown Ups will love the variety of food trucks, bar, market stalls to browse and live music.
You're welcome to bring your own seating or picnic blankets for your comfort.
Tip: We recommending bringing cash with you on the day.
Tickets include all activities and entertainment (unless where otherwise noted, as some premium activities are available at an additional cost). Adults at Children's prices, so this is a great value day out for the family.
Save With Early Bird Tickets
Saturday Child or Adult (3-99 years): $10
Sunday Child or Adult (3-99 years): $12
Infant (Under 3 years): Free
Tip: This is a very popular event. Beat the queue and guarantee your entry by pre-purchasing your tickets online. You can pre-purchase your Horses Birthday Festival tickets online at any time and right across the event weekend. By purchasing online you'll save time and money. Don't forget to bring your printed tickets for entry.
At The Gate Tickets
Please note that only a VERY limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the gate on the event days. On-the-day gate sales are strictly cash only.
Tip: This is a very popular event. Beat the queue and guarantee your entry by pre-purchasing your tickets online.
Adult (17+): $TBC
Child (3-16 years): $TBC
Infant (Under 3 years): Free
The Festival Program will be released shortly. Don't miss the exciting program of entertainment at the Horses Birthday Festival. Please check back here for updates.
The Horses Birthday Festival is held at Australia's leading horse riding and adventure centre, Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures.
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures is located in the hinterland region of NSW Central Coast, easily accessible off the M1 just 20 minutes north of Hornsby or 20 minutes south of the Gosford interchange.
Free and easy parking available at the event.
Accessible parking is also available.
Entering it’s fourth year, Glenworth Valley's Horses Birthday Festival has received rave reviews from both parents and kids alike. Here is just some of the great feedback we received from visiting families from the Horses Birthday Festival:
"What a great day! We travelled from Sydney and it was definitely worth it. Great value for money. When we got home my son asked if we can see the horses again tomorrow. He absolutely loved it."
- Erin O.
"What a brilliant day for the family. It was so well organised and such great value. Well done to all of the staff who were excellent."
- Terry T.
"My two little boys couldn't have had a better day. We will definitely come along next year! Well done to all those who worked hard to create a beautiful day."
- Sally C.
Can I purchase a ticket on the day?
Due to the popularity of this event, there are only a VERY limited number of tickets available at the gate on the day. We strongly recommend pre-purchasing your ticket online to avoid disappointment and guarantee your entry to the event. Tickets can be purchased online at any time and right across the event weekend.
Do I need to print my ticket?
Yes. Entry to the event is via presentation of your printed ticket. Tickets are able to be printed via the orange "Print Tickets" button at the top of your email confirmation. You must print each individual ticket and bring them with you. Don't have access to a printer? You may be able to take a screenshot of each of your tickets on your phone to present at the gate.
I haven't received my tickets via email.
If you've not received your tickets via email please email email@example.com before 4pm on Friday 26th July with details of your booking name, contact number and the date you will be attending - either Saturday 27 or Sunday 28 July. Your tickets will then be re-sent to you.
What does my ticket include?
Tickets are inclusive of ALL event activities and entertainment for the date specified on your ticket (unless where otherwise noted, as some premium activities are available at an additional cost). Tickets are also inclusive of parking.
I now can't attend. Can I get a refund on my ticket?
We do not offer refunds as a result of a change in your personal circumstances. However tickets purchased for a specific day of the festival may be changed to the alternate date (either Saturday 27 or Sunday 28 July 2018) up to seven (7) days prior to the event via written request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?
You can give your ticket to someone else without having to request a name change. The new ticket holder will just need to bring the original printed ticket with them on the day.
Can I transfer my ticket to another date?
Tckets purchased for a specific day of the festival may be changed to the alternate date up to seven (7) days prior to the event via written request to email@example.com.
Is there an ATM at the event?
There will be an ATM at the event however we strongly recommend bringing cash with you.
Are dogs allowed?
Whilst we love dogs, our horses don't love them as much as we do. Please leave your dog at home.
I'm a market stallholder. Can I sell my wares at the event?
We have spaces for market stalls available and we'd love to hear from vendors of quality wares that appeal to young families. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.