Autumn Holiday Hacks


Autumn Holiday Hacks: The Savvy Holiday Makers Guide to Autumn Adventures in and around Warrnambool

The 2019 calendar has been kind to those of us who love to get away.

With four public holidays falling within a two-week window right at the end of the autumn school holidays, means savvy holiday makers can enjoy an additional weeks holiday without draining the annual leave supply.

Autumn is a beautiful time to travel around Australia. Enjoy the sights as the colours of nature change, temperatures are pleasant and crowds are smaller. The autumn months also roll out an excellent line-up of regional events. Think world class sporting events, family friendly festivals, live music experiences and everything in between.

Whether you’re child-free and looking for a fun week away or you’re seeking a family friendly adventure to extend the school holidays – here are the top events to plan your Warrnambool Autumn Getaway Around.

On Country: Film Exhibit selected by Jordan Gould
Warrnambool Art Gallery
Runs until 30 June 2019

Sans Frontières: Exhibition
Warrnambool Art Gallery
Runs until 5 May 2019

South West Regatta
Hopkins River
Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 March

Music in the Vines
Saturday 2 March
Suffoir Winery, Brewery and Cellar Door, Macarthur

Port Fairy Folk Festival
Friday 8 – Monday 11 March
Port Fairy

Senior State Lifesaving Championships
Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 March
Warrnambool Surf Life Saving Club

Grand Final of The Eureka Sprintcars Series
Saturday 16 March
Premier Speedway

Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2019
Thursday 21 March
Lighthouse Theatre

Echoes of Pink Floyd: 40 Years of the Wall
Friday 22 March
Lighthouse Theatre

Super Rod Cup
Saturday 30 March
Premier Speedway

Marina Prior and David Hobson: The 2 of Us
Saturday 6 April
Lighthouse Theatre

Autumn Adventures: School Holiday Program
Monday 8th – Thursday 18th April
Flagstaff Hill

Day on the Hill: Family Easter Festival
Easter Sunday 12 April
Flagstaff Hill

Easter Sprintcar Trail
Sunday 21 April
Premier Speedway

ANZAC Day Memorial Service
Thursday 25 April
Warrnambool, Dennington and Port Fairy

May Racing Carnival
Tuesday 30 April – Thursday 2 May
Warrnambool Racing Club

Grampians Grape Escape: Wine and Food Festival
Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 May
Halls Gap

Warrnambool Symphony Orchestra: Mother’s Day Concert
Sunday 12 May

Great Ocean Road Running Festival
Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 May
Various Locations

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