Celebrating older Victorians
Now in its forty-first year, the Victorian Seniors Festival returns in October 2023 with a huge month-long program full of free or low cost events and activities. This major statewide festival held for, and with, seniors puts the emphasis on fun and good times.
A series of live events are planned throughout October. Mark your calendar for:
- The Victorian Senior of the Year Awards 2023, including the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria Senior Achiever Awards
- Celebration Day at Federation Square (Melbourne, VIC) on Sunday 1 October
- Town Hall Dances at the Melbourne Town Hall (Melbourne, VIC) on Monday 2 October, and at Hawthorn Town Hall (Hawthorn, VIC) on Friday 6 October
- Free public transport for Victorian Seniors Card holders between 1-8 October 2023
- An ACMI Seniors Film Festival at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) between 2-8 October
- Country and Aged Care Tours throughout Victoria over September and October
- Live and local events throughout Victoria, delivered by local councils, community groups and clubs
An online festival events calendar will be published at the end of August 2023; group booking lines for free public transport will open from 5 September.