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School Holidays Adventure Festival

Saturday 23 Dec, 2017 - Saturday 6 Jan, 2018 2017-12-23 00:00:00 2018-01-06 00:00:00 Australia/Sydney School Holidays Adventure Festival The School Holidays Adventure festival has a mountain of activities the whole family to enjoy. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

  • CostFree
  • Time9am - 6pm | daily
  • LocationThredbo Village Green, Village Square, on-mountain

The School Holidays Adventure festival has a mountain of activities the whole family can enjoy. Slack lining, trampoline sessions, treasure hunts, skate park workshops, mountain bike pump track sessions, arts and crafts, rock-climbing, face painting and lots more….

There is plenty to do keeping the whole family flat out trying to keep up. We still have our bobsleds, swimming pool with waterslide & mission inflatable and the Kosciuszko Express chairlift running  that is all included in the Thredbo All Mountain Pass.

Families can ride to the top of the Kosciuszko Express chairlift to downhill on a bike or take a leisurely walk to the to the top of Australia. With the wild flowers out and about, it’s the best time of year to put on your walking shoes and explore the mountains!

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Christmas Eve Carols

When: 24 Dec 
Where: Poolside, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: From 6pm
Bring your best festive vocals and join the Thredbo community for the free annual Poolside Christmas Eve Carols at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel. Local Carollers will be filling the hills with the sound of Christmas and our favourite jolly guy in the big red suit will drop by to say hi.

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Thredbo Amazing Race

When: Daily
Where: 
Start at the Information Centre
Time:
9am – 3pm
Think you have what it takes to be a part of Thredbo’s Amazing Race? Take on the challenge! Your mission is to follow all the secret clues to find the hidden treasure! Perfect for families to discover all that the Thredbo Village has to offer. Find your first clue at the Thredbo Information Centre.

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MTB Adventure Challenge

When: Daily
Start: Thredbo MTB workshop
Time: 9am – 3pm
Your task is to start at the Mountain Bike Workshop located at Valley Terminal, grab a location sheet and head to the five Mountain Bike trails listed. Collect a stamp at each trail head. Once completed all five tracks head back the MTB workshop to collect your prize!

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Family Yoga

When: 30 Dec & 2, 3, 4 Jan
Where: Village Green
Time: 9am – 10am
BYO: Mat
A fun and supportive yoga class the whole family can enjoy that will have you stretching, strengthening and centering your zen in no time.

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Mums & Bubs Walk

When: 4 Jan
Where: Meet at Valley Terminal Maps
Time: Start 9.30am (approx. 2hrs)
Get your walking boots on, strap on your baby carrier and join us for a guided alpine adventure. This hike will connect you and your bub with the positive benefits of being surrounded by nature, such as reduced stress and increased fitness and well-being.
Wear closed in shoes, hat and bring your water bottle

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Face Painting

Times:
30, 31 Dec & 2 Jan | 10am – 12
1 Jan | pm – 4pm
Where: Thredbo Village
Be transformed into a magical creature – with a flick of the brush, Wiki will bring your character to life.

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Paint Party

When: 23, 24, 27 – 30 Dec & 2 – 6 Jan
Where: Kids Games Room – next to the Thredbo Information Centre
Time: 10am – 11am
Get creative and bring your favourite Thredboland animal to life with the free ceramic painting station.

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Endo the Clown

Time:
31st Dec | 10am – 2pm
1st Jan | 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm
Where:
Thredbo Village
Keep an eye out for Endo the clown.  He may attempt to sing, dance, joke or perform backyard BMX stunts. Grab a bike, cruise around the village and find the stunt master Endo roving around.

 

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Craftworks

When: 23, 24, 27 – 30 Dec & 2 – 6 Jan
Where: Kids Games Room – next to the Thredbo Information Centre
Time: 11am – 12pm
Pick a shape, then a colour, join them together and create a one of a kind colourful and creative craft piece.

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Circus Workshop

Circus Workshop
When:
31 Dec & 1 Jan
Where:
Thredbo Village 
Time:
11am – 12pm & 3pm – 4pm
ROLL UP! ROLL UP! The circus is in town to run fun interactive workshops suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Drum & Beats Workshop

Time:
31 Dec | 12pm – 1pm & 4pm – 5pm
1 Jan | 12pm – 1pm
Where: Thredbo Village
Drumassault will have drums on-hand to run an interactive drumming workshop that will teach kids how to drum to beat of traditional African rhythms.  Limited to 15 hand drums per session

 

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Tree Planting

When: 29, 30 Dec & 2, 3, 6 Jan
Where: Base of the ski run, next to the bobsled
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Thredbo is running a tree planting program to help with offsetting carbon emissions. Come along, grab a mini shovel and plant a tree to keep our beautiful environment clean.

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Tiny Tots Dance Jam

When: 30 Dec & 2, 3, 6 Jan
Where: Village Square
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Hey mini groovers and shakers it’s time to dance to the beat with Miss M!

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Giant Games

When: 23, 27 – 30 Dec & 2 – 6 Jan
Where: Thredbo Village
Time: 2pm – 4pm 
Thredbo has a range of fun outdoor giant games to play! From connect four, jenga, chess and much more… Relax while the kids play or join in on the fun.

 

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Bookworm

When: 30 Dec & 2, 3, 6 Jan
Where: Thredbo Village
Time: 3pm – 3.30pm
Explore the magical world of books as Miss M takes you on a paperback journey.

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Slackline Fun

When: 28, 30 Dec & 3, 5 Jan
Where: Village Green
Time: 3pm – 4pm 
Be ready to enter into the world of acro balancing and slack rope. It’s all about balance and belief that you can do it! Enjoy this fun new skill that everybody can learn. 

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Pump Track Workshop

When: 27, 29 Dec & 2, 4, 6 Jan
Where: Village Green
Time: 3pm – 4pm
BYO: Bike
Helmet compulsory 
The Thredbo Mountain Bike Team will show you the fundamentals of riding pump tracks, including bike body position, balance, steering and controlling the bike through variable terrain with pumping, cornering and other techniques. Lots of fun for all.

 

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Family Movies

When: 23, 27, 29 Dec & 2, 4, 5, 6 Jan
Where: Kids Games Room, next to the Thredbo Information Centre 
Time:
5pm 
When it comes to the school holidays, the cinema is always a great option to finish off a fun day. Thredbo is showing a great line up of family classics throughout the Festival. Make sure you come and grab some fresh free popcorn. 

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K7 Bouldering Clinic

When: 28, 30 Dec & 3 Jan
Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre
Time: 5pm – 6pm
The team from K7 Adventure will give the kids tips on bouldering and climbing.

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Kids New Years Eve Show

When: 31 Dec
Where: Thredbo Village 
Time: 5pm – 6pm
Come and be amazed at the spectacular bike stunt show featuring Endo the Clown and his crazy antics!

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New Year's Eve Concert

When: 31 Dec
Where: Thredbo Village
Time: 9.15pm – 12.30am
The famous Thredbo New Year’s Party is a great way to welcome in the new year. Music will fill the hills as Hard Cover Music will shake the Village Square into 2018! Suitable for all ages.

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New Year's Eve Fire Show

When: 31 Dec
Where: Thredbo Village
Time: 9.15pm & 10.45pm
This amazing fire show will entertain you with an amazing acrobatic display, fire twirling, dancing and beats. This will get the Village Square warmed for a night of entertainment.

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New Year’s Day Pool Party

When: 1 Jan
Where: Poolside, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 2pm – 6pm
Recover from the New Year’s Eve party and splash into the first day of 2018 at the New Year’s Day with Hard Cover Music!

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Springfree® Trampoline

When: Daily
Where: Village Green
Time: Daylight hours 
Springfree® Trampoline, the world’s safest trampoline, is now at Thredbo! Enjoy Springfree’s soft, safe bounce! Whether its up, down  or side to side, the Springfree Trampolines offer hours of endless fun. 

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*Mission Inflatable

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre
Time: 12pm – 5.45pm 
Cost:
$7.00
Must complete a 25m swim test 
Who will be the fastest over the Mission Inflatable today? Have a go, record a time and see if you are the daily champion.

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*Kids Night Adventure

When: 30 Dec, 1, 6 Jan
Meet at: 6pm Valley Terminal 
Pick up:
9pm Thredbo Leisure Centre 
Age:
6 – 12yrs
Cost:
$45 book via the Thredbo Estore 
In the night time, the bush transforms into a mysterious, magical place. The kids will join our
adventure guides for a sausage sizzle, arts & crafts plus heaps of games, then head out on a night time adventure to search for Thredbo’s famous nocturnal creatures, they might find a sleepy wombat or some sneaky possums.

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Other activities

Mountain biking, Disc Golf, Bobsled, Thredbo Leisure Centre, golf course, giant chess & checkers, tennis courts, skate park, pump track, bike skills park, playground, Kosciuszko Express Chairlift & Thredbo Ski Museum.

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Alpine Hikes

Twin peaks, Mt Kosciuszko walk, Sunset walk, Alpine Lakes walk, Dead Horse Gap walk.

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Thredbo's School Holiday Adventure Festival
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Summer Promotion

Kids Play Free

When two adults purchase a summer Kosciuszko Pass, Alpine Adventure Pass or Mt Kosciuszko Guided Walk – Up to three children aged 17 years and under get their pass free.

Please Note:

Parental supervision is required on all activities.
Weather Dependent; Schedule is subject to change – please check with the Information Centre
*Costs apply

Enquiries

For any enquiries about this event, please email: events@thredbo.com.au

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Buy Passes, Lessons and more

Kids play free* when two adults purchase a summer Kosciuszko Pass, Alpine Adventure Pass or Mt Kosciuszko Guided Walk.

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