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2020 early bird tickets

on sale now!


SAT 1ST & SUN 2ND AUG 2020

*** Early Bird customers save $12 on every ticket ***

2019 Kids Festival sold out in record time. Hundreds of families were disappointed.

This is your opportunity to secure tickets for 2020’s Kids Festival and save money.

Join us for a huge weekend of family fun at the Horses Birthday Kids Festival Saturday 1st and 2nd August 2020.

This year’s event promises to be BIGGER & BETTER than ever.

The event is exclusive with limited places available.

Plus we’re adding even more rides, virtual queues and bigger rides.

Every ticket includes UNLIMITED RIDES*, activities and entertainment.

*** Limited Early Bird tickets are on sale now ***

*** save $12 on every ticket ***


Tell your family and friends before they’re gone.

Saturday tickets just $13 (save $12).

Saturday tickets only $15 (save $12)


two days of action packed fun


Why is the Horses Birthday Kids Festival so popular? It’s a two-days packed full of fun…and it’s fantastic value.

Every ticket includes UNLIMITED RIDES*, activities and entertainment:

  • Lead Pony Rides

  • Stunt Jumps

  • Rock Climbing Wall*

  • Inflatable Obstacle Courses

  • Mega Slide

  • Magic Shows

  • Face Painting

  • Circus Shows

  • Zorb Balls

  • Laser Skirmish

  • Bungee Trampoline

  • Petting Farm

  • Live Music

  • Reptile Shows

  • Drumming Workshops

  • Multiple Horses Shows & Demos

  • Miniature horses Instagram stars Crunch & Lippy

  • Horses Birthday Cake

  • Arts & Crafts hub

  • Ariel silk displays

  • Food stalls & markets


* premium rides at additional cost. Schedule subject to change.


Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd August 2020


9.30am - 4pm


Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, 69 Cooks Road, Glenworth Valley. Just 20 mins from Hornsby & 10 mins from Gosford.


SATURDAY (ages 3+)

Early Bird : $13 (save $12)

Second Release : $18 (save $7)

Final Release : $23 (save $2)

Special Release / On-The-Gate : Just $25

Infants (ages 0-2): Free

Parking: Free

SUNDAY (ages 3+):

Early Bird : $15 (save $12)

Second Release : $20 (save $7)

Final Release : $25 (save $2)

Special Release / On-The-Gate : Just $27

Infants (ages 0-2): Free

Parking: Free




fun & games FOR ALL

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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.



Each tickets includes UNLIMITED RIDES, activities and entertainment.

Tickets are purchased per person.

Pre-purchase your tickets

It’s the only way to guarantee entry.

Once all tickets are sold then they will be unavailable to purchase at the gate.

At The Gate Tickets

There is no guarantee that tickets will be available for purchase at the gate on the event days.

On-the-day gate sales are strictly cash only.

Premium Rides

Premium Rides subject to an additional fee. Premium rides will be announced before the festival begins.

Bring your ticket with you

Don't forget to bring your printed tickets for entry. You can also display your ticket on your mobile phone, but please download it prior to arrival as phone reception at Glenworth Valley can be patchy.

The Venue

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.



Enjoy a weekend escape and explore more of the beautiful Central Coast region. There is a range of accommodation on offer to suit all tastes and budgets.

Glenworth Valley Eco-Cabin

Glenworth Valley Eco-Cabin

Glenworth Valley cabins & Camping

Self-contained cabins and overnight camping are available on-site at Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures



Can I purchase a ticket on the day?

Possibly. Due to the popularity of this event, there is a possibility that the festival will be sold out prior. Therefore, there its no guarantee that tickets will be 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?

Ideally, yes. Entry to the festival is by presenting your printed ticket. Tickets can 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? Take a screenshot of each of your tickets on your phone to present at the gate. Please do this prior to arrival; mobile phone reception and internet access can be intermittent at Glenworth Valley.

I haven't received my tickets via email.

If you've not received your tickets via email please email adventures@glenworth.com.au before 4pm on Friday 31st July 2020 with details of your booking name, contact number and the date you will be attending - either Saturday 1st August or Sunday 2nd August 2020. Your tickets shall 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 1st August or Sunday 2nd August 2020) up to seven (7) days prior to the event via written request to adventures@glenworth.com.au

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?

Tickets 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 adventures@glenworth.com.au.

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 food provider or 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 complete our enquiry form.

Can I bring my own food or alcohol?

Please leave your eskies and alcohol at home. We have tons of food stalls providing kid friendly options as well Food from around the world that adults will love. GF options are also available, and as a licensed venue, alcohol is available to purchase.