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School Holidays Adventure Festival

Saturday 22 Dec, 2018 - Saturday 12 Jan, 2019 2018-12-22 09:00:00 2019-01-12 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

The School Holidays Adventure festival has a mountain of activities the whole family can enjoy. Treasure hunts, bollywood dance sessions, kids mountain bike races, 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 Resort 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.
All proceeds will go towards the Thredbo Early Childhood Centre.

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Nature Bingo

When: 22 Dec – 12 Jan
Where: Thredbo Information Centre
Time: 9pm – 3pm
BINGO! Grab a free Nature Bingo sheet from the Thredbo Information Centre before you head on a walk or hike. Play with your family or friends and see who will find a row first.

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Thredbo Amazing Race

When: 22 Dec – 12 Jan
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: 22 Dec – 12 Jan
Where: 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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Kids Maze

When: 22 Dec – 12 Jan
Where: Valley Terminal Green
Time: 9am – 3pm
Find your way through the aMAZEing maze , solve the puzzle and see who can get to the finish line first!

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Free Tiny Library

When: 22 Dec – 12 Jan
Where: Thredbo Village Square (near the bathrooms)
Time: 24hrs
Thredbo has joined the Free Library Sharing Network and for the School Holiday Adventure Festival our Tiny Library will be hosting an array for great books the whole family can enjoy.

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Giant Games

When: 22 Dec – 12 Jan
Time: 10am – 4pm
Where: Thredbo Keller Green
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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Book Boat

When: 22 Dec – 12 Jan
Where: Thredbo Keller Green
Time: 10am – 4pm
SS Mountain Daze is stacked with books for all ages, jump aboard and explore the magical world of books, in the great outdoors.

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Family Yoga

When: 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 Dec 4, 5, 6, 11, and 12 Jan
Where: Lounge Area, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 8am – 9am
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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Face Painting

When: When: 29 – 31 Dec & 5 – 6 Jan
Where: Thredbo Keller Green
Time: 10am – 1pm
Be transformed into a magical creature – with a flick of the brush, Lara will bring your character to life.

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Paint Party

When: 22, 23, 27-30 Dec and 2 – 12 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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Craftworks

When: 22, 23, 27-30 Dec and 2 – 12 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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Kids Animal Croquet

When: 22, 23, 27-30 Dec and 2 – 12 Jan
Where: Thredbo Keller Green
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Take a hit, animal croquet is a fun outdoor game for the whole family to enjoy!

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Kids Mini Golf

When: 22, 23, 27-30 Dec and 2 – 12 Jan
Where: Thredbo Keller Green
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Check out Thredbo’s new 9 hole mini golf course, this is a great activity the kids will love.

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Tree Planting

When: 22, 28, 29 Dec 4, 5, 11 and 12 Jan
Where: Base of the ski run, next to the bobsled
Time: 2pm – 3pm
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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Endo the Clown

When: 29 Dec – 2 Jan
31st Dec: 12pm – 2pm
1st Jan: 1pm – 3pm
Where: Roving
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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Bollywood Dancing

When: 31 Dec & 1 Jan
Where: Thredbo Keller Green
Time: 10am – 11am & 2pm – 3pm
Bollywood dancing is so much fun! The music is catchy, the steps are easy which will have everyone smiling. Everyone welcome.

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Kids Bike Race

When: 24, 27, 30 Dec, 2, 5, 8 and 11 Jan
Where: Kids Bike Park
Time: 3.30pm
BYO: Bike
Helmet compulsory
The Thredbo Mountain Bike Team will be hosting a Kids Mountian Bike Race on the Kids Bike Park, located at Valley Terminal.  Make sure you practice in the day to test your speed skills in the afternoon. There will be prizes for quickest times.

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Outdoor Family Movies & popcorn

When: 22, 23, 27, 29 Dec, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11 and 12 Jan
Where: Poolside, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: at 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, 7, and 9 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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NYE Kids Show

When: 31 Dec
Where: Poolside, Thredbo Aline Hotel
Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Come and be amazed by the spectacular bike stunt show featuring Endo the Clown and his crazy antics! There will be lots of games, prizes and dancing for everyone.

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NYE Fire & Glow Show

When: 31 Dec
Where: Poolside, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 9.30pm & 11pm
This amazing fire show will entertain you with an amazing acrobatic display, fire twirling, dancing and beats. This will get the Mountains warmed for a night of entertainment.

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New Year's Eve Concert

When: 31 Dec
Where: Poolside, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 9pm – 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 Mountains  into 2019! Suitable for all ages.

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Aperol 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 2019 at the New Year’s Day Pool party with Hard Cover Music!

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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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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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*Kids Night Adventure

When: 2, 4, 5 and 9 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

Mt Kosciuszko hike, Sunset hike, Alpine Lakes hike, Dead Horse Gap hike.

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Please Note:

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

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