Seniors Festival 2018

There's events aplenty this October.....

Seniors Festival

seniors festival 2018

The 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival will take place across Victoria throughout October offering a huge range of free and low-cost events and activities for older Victorians.

8 days of free public transport, including all V/Line services, will be provided to Victorian Seniors Card holders across the period 7 to 14 October, 2018.

To celebrate, Mitchell Shire Council will be publishing their annual Festival Program to highlight all the events and activities that will be taking place across Mitchell Shire during October. We are calling on all community groups, sporting clubs, service proviers and businesses alike to join us in hosting an activity or event in October for our Seniors. Mitchell Shire will support you by promoting the activity/event on Council's website and Seniors Festival 2018 event publications.

If you would like to advertise your activity in our Festival Program, please contact Community Development on (03) 5734 6200 or email to recieve an Expressions of Interest Form.

Expressions of Interest are due no later than Friday 20 July 2018.

Some ideas of activities you could host include:

  • An open day to find out more about your group / club
  • Tours or sightseeing excursions
  • 'Come and try' day
  • Social event

The possibilities are endless and provide the perfect opportuntiy for you to promote whayt you do to the wider community! 

If you would like any support organisation your Seniors Festival activities or would like to discuss your ideas further please feel free to contact us.

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