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Celebrate Older Victorians this October – Celebration Day, Federation Square, Melbourne, Vic

October 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Celebration Day is the official launch event of the Victorian Seniors Festival, held on Sunday 6 October from 10.30am until 4.00pm.

Older Victorians, their friends and families, are invited to Federation Square to take part in a day of entertainment and fun.

Supported by the City of Melbourne and Federation Square, this is a huge celebration for older Victorians, their friends and families. Get together and celebrate with music, dancing, our festival of choirs, roving troubadours, active living demonstrations, sponsor and partner stalls, U3A activities and much more. Sit and soak up the great sounds or get up and dance!

Bands on stage:

  • Footscray Gypsy Orchestra
  • Spectrum today
  • Afro-Latin Fiesta by Mosaik Experiences
  • Vardos
  • Tanya-Lee Davies R&Bs.

Come along and visit the Australian Over 50s Living & Lifestyle Guide at Stall No. 111 on River Terrace.  Official Sponsor of the Victorian Seniors Festival.

Victoria’s one million people aged 60 years and older will be celebrated when the 37th Victorian Seniors Festival kicks off this October.

Commencing with Celebration Day on Sunday 6 October, this Victorian Government initiative will see more than 2,500 free and low-cost events and activities take place across the state.

This year’s theme is Get into it which encourages older Victorians, irrespective of experience or mobility, to learn new skills, make new friends and take part in fun-filled activities.

The month-long Festival features a range of entertainment, tours, workshops and experiences across sports, wellness, education and the arts.

Highlights also include the 2019 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards ceremony on Tuesday 22 October.

Free public transport will be available for Senior Card holders, from Sunday 6 to Sunday 13 October across all public transport systems including V/Line trains.

For more information about events and activities, visit or pick up a free Victorian Seniors Festival program at any Coles store, local library, Council office or neighbourhood house. You can also call 1300 797 210 to have a program sent directly to you.


October 6, 2019
10:30 am - 4:00 pm


Deakin Edge, Federation Square
2 Swanston St
Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia
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