horses birthday

kids festival

250 extra tickets

released for sunday

An extra 250 have been released to Sunday of the Horses Birthday Kids Festival.

Don’t delay, these tickets are set to sell out in record time.

sunday 30th

on sale now

Premium rides passes, event drinking glasses and premium parking still available.

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event wait list

Get pre-sale ticket releases for the festival in 2025.
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the earlier you buy

the more you save

Secure your tickets today and save with a discount of up to 20%.
Note – last Festival, all tickets sold out well in advance of the Festival starting and no ‘on-the-gate’ tickets were available.
We advise securing your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

download the 2023

festival guide

The Festival Guide for the Horses Birthday Kids 2023 is ready for download straight to your phone.

Complete with a full ride list, festival site map, entertainment schedules plus important information and faq’s, it’s the ultimate festival buddy.

2 days of

action packed fun


August 2 and 3, 2025


Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures
69 Cooks Road, Glenworth Valley. Just 20 mins from Hornsby & 10 mins from Gosford.

packed full of rides & attractions in every ticket

  • Lead Horse Rides (3 – 16 years)
  • Laser Skirmish (5 – 16 years)
  • Bucking Bulls (5-16 years)
  • Chair-O-Plane (3 – 14 years)
  • Jumping Castle (3 – 6 years)
  • Kidz Gym (3 – 6 years)
  • Petting Farm
  • Circus Workshop
  • Magic Shows
  • Reptile Shows
  • Horse Shows
  • Drumming Workshops 
  • Rainbow Soft Play (0 – 3 years) 
  • Face Painting (3 – 16 years) 
  • Adrenalin Rush 4 Obstacle Course (6 – 16 years) 
  • Adrenalin Rush Extreme Obstacle Course (6 – 16 years)
  • Giant Atomic Rush Obstacle Course (6 – 16 years) 
  • Zoo Maze (3 – 16 years) 

optional premium rides

  • Mega Slide (5-16 years)
  • Rock Climbing Wall (5-16 years)
  • Stunt Jump (5-16 years)

* Rides are ideally suited to 3-1 6 year olds.

activities, attractions

rides, slides & shows

Get ready for an action-packed day filled with fun and excitement.

There’s always something more to see and do at the Horses Birthday Kids Festival.

plus heaps of

party food & music

Plenty of great food will be available for every member of the family. Grown Ups will love the variety of food trucks, bar, market stalls to browse and live music.

You’re welcome to bring your own seating or picnic blankets for your comfort.

Please Note: The event is strictly cash free. Cashless transaction systems will be available for all payments.

extra 250 tickets

released for sunday

An extra 250 have been released to Sunday of the Horses Birthday Kids Festival.

Don’t delay, these tickets are set to sell out in record time.

sunday 30th

on sale now

Premium rides passes, event drinking glasses and premium parking still available.

the horses birthday kids festival is proudly

sponsored by

camping & glamping

stay the weekend

Wind down from an unforgettable day at the festival in Glenworth Valley’s 200-acre creekside campground. Build a campfire and relax in a secluded wilderness setting under crystal stars. 

For an added touch of luxury, Glamp and enjoy Glenworth Valley at its very best. Perfectly styled with a luxury mattress and complete with all the bells and whistles. 

frequently asked


Possibly. Due to the popularity of this event, there is a strong possibility that the festival will be sold out prior. Therefore, there its no guarantee that tickets will be available at the gate on the day. We strongly recommend pre-purchasing your ticket online to avoid disappointment and guarantee your entry to the event. Tickets can be purchased online at any time and right across the event weekend.

Ideally, yes. Entry to the festival is by presenting your printed ticket. Tickets can be printed via the orange “Print Tickets” button at the top of your email confirmation. You must print each individual ticket and bring them with you. Don’t have access to a printer? Take a screenshot of each of your tickets on your phone to present at the gate. Please do this prior to arrival; mobile phone reception and internet access can be intermittent at Glenworth Valley.

If you’ve not received your tickets via email please email before 4pm on Friday 28th July 2023 with details of your booking name, contact number and the date you will be attending – either Saturday 29th July or Sunday 30th July 2023. Your tickets shall be re-sent to you.

Tickets are inclusive of ALL event activities and entertainment for the date specified on your ticket (unless where otherwise noted, as some premium activities are available at an additional cost). Tickets are also inclusive of parking.

We do not offer refunds as a result of a change in your personal circumstances. However tickets purchased for a specific day of the festival may be changed to the alternate date (either Saturday 29th or Sunday 30th July 2023) up to seven (7) days prior to the event via written request to

You can give your ticket to someone else without having to request a name change. The new ticket holder will just need to bring the original printed ticket with them on the day.

Tickets purchased for a specific day of the festival may be changed to the alternate date (either Saturday 29th or Sunday 30th July 2023).

If you purchased your Horses Birthday Festival ticket in 2023, you can self-manage your ticket and change it’s date online all by yourself. Follow the steps outlined in this video here to complete:

If you purchased your festival ticket before 2023, you can also change your festival ticket date up to seven (7) days prior to the event via written request to

The event is strictly cash free. Cashless transaction systems will be available for all payments.

We have unfortunately not been able to secure any disabled rides for the Horses Birthday Kids Festival 2023 due to a lack of available supply. Have a suggestion for a disabled ride that should be at the festival and may be available? Please email with the details and website of supplier.

Dogs are permitted at the festival. They must remain on leash at all times and have their waste attended to by owners. 

We have spaces for vendors and market stalls available and we’d love to hear from sellers of quality wares that appeal to young families. Please complete our enquiry form.

Please leave your eskies and alcohol at home. We have tons of food stalls providing kid friendly options as well Food from around the world that adults will love. GF options are also available, and as a licensed venue, alcohol is available to purchase.

The festival is a licensed event and will have a bar available for adults.

 The horses Birthday Festival is a disability accessible event with Disabled parking and amenities onsite. Please however note that due to safety reasons, not all of our activities and rides will be disability accessible, including our lead ponies

Horses Birthday Kids Festival Terms & Conditions:

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before purchasing a ticket. By purchasing a ticket from Glenworth Valley Adventures P/L ABN 79 654 339 698 trading as Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures (GVOA), you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

These Terms and Conditions relate both to the sale of tickets and attendance at the event – Horses Birthday Kids Festival. These Terms and Conditions apply to both the original purchaser and any subsequent ticketholders (“you”).

Variation to Terms and Conditions

GVOA may vary these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating them on the website Each ticket is also sold subject to any additional terms and conditions which are disclosed as part of the event information on the Festival website, The Terms are also available from GVOA on request at

General Terms and Conditions

GVOA is the agent for the sale of all tickets. As such, except as specified in these Terms and Conditions, all claims in connection with tickets or events are the sole responsibility of GVOA to the extent required by law (including the Australian Consumer Law).

Refunds, exchanges and replacements

1. GVOA will only offer a refund if the event is cancelled, rescheduled or significantly relocated (and you cannot or do not wish to attend the rescheduled or relocated event), or to the extent otherwise required by law (including the Australian Consumer Law). You must apply for a refund within 1 month of the event being cancelled. GVOA does not offer refunds as a result of a change in your personal circumstances.
2. To the extent permitted by law, and without limiting the application of Australian Consumer Law and the Consumer Guarantees, no refunds, credits or replacements will be given if GVOA operating hours vary from those advertised (for reasons including but not limited to adverse weather or private functions); any advertised activities do not take place for any reason, including but not limited to maintenance or repair.
3. If the event is cancelled, rescheduled or significantly relocated, all liability is limited to the amount for which the ticket was purchased (including any fees or charges). Proof of purchase will be required for any refund or exchange. Unless required by law (including the Australian Consumer Law), GVOA will not be liable for any other losses incurred by you as a result of the cancellation, rescheduling or relocation of an event, including any travel and accommodation expenses.
4. GVOA will only replace lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets if the authenticity of the ticket can be verified, including proof of purchase, and if you give reasonable notice before the event. GVOA may charge a reasonable fee for the replacement of ticket/s.
5. You should carefully consider the refund and cancellation policies of travel, accommodation and other goods or service providers when making arrangements for attendance at an event. You may also wish to consider taking out a relevant insurance policy to cover for any losses in the event of cancellation, rescheduling or relocation.
6. Tickets purchased for a specific day of the festival may be changed to the alternate date up to seven (7) days prior to the event via written request to

Variations to festival

1. The GVOA reserves the right to add, withdraw, reschedule or substitute artists and/or vary advertised programs, prices, venues, (including ticket categories) and audience capacity.

Conditions of entry

1. Admission to an event is subject to GVOA Terms and Conditions. In particular, the following form part of the terms unless otherwise specified:
2. Risk Warning. GVOA is a provider of recreational services and activities as defined under the NSW Civil Liability Act. You are warned, acknowledge and accept that entering onto GVOA land is an inherently dangerous place that contains all manner of obstacles, risks (including obvious risks) and dangers, both known and unknown, natural and man made which may result in loss or damage to your property, personal injury or even death. Knowing this to be the case, if you choose to come onto GVOA land or participate in any of the activities offered you do so entirely at your own risk and to the extent permitted by law, you release and indemnify GVOA and its officers, employees, agents and contractors from and against any claim or liability of any nature in relation to injury or death, from you or any third party which might arise from entry to, participation in, any of the activities occurring at GVOA by you and any accompanying persons and/or minors regardless of how the damage, injury or death is sustained or caused.
3. You may be denied entry into, or removed from, an event where GVOA feels they have reasonable grounds to do so, including if you breach these Terms and Conditions, or you are intoxicated, under the influence of illicit drugs, inappropriately attired or adversely affecting the enjoyment of the event by others.
4. If you arrive late, you may not be admitted if the event attendance has reached capacity.
5. You may be required to submit to a search of your person and/or possessions before entering the event.
6. GVOA will employ a photographer and videographer on the days of the festival. If you do not consent to photos being taken of your/your child, it is your responsibility to advise the photographer/videographer accordingly. By purchasing a ticket to the festival you hereby give permission to GVOA to use your name and photographic likeness in all forms and media for advertising, exposition displays, trade, and any other lawful purposes in perpetuity. GVOA will not sell these images or use inappropriately.

Authenticity and validity of tickets

1. Entry to an event may be refused if the authenticity or validity of a ticket is questionable, including because the ticket has been damaged or defaced in any way, or has not been purchased from GVOA or other authorised points of sale.
Collection and delivery of tickets
1. You must allow adequate time for collection or delivery of tickets. Methods of collection and/or delivery will be available when choosing your collection/delivery details. In the interests of minimising ticket scalping, GVOA may change your delivery method to “venue collect” at its discretion.
2. Where concessions are applicable, suitable and valid identification must be provided for collection of tickets and at the event.
Limitations on number of tickets purchased
1. When purchasing tickets you may be limited to a specified number of tickets. If you exceed the stated ticket limit, you may have any or all of your orders and tickets cancelled without notice by GVOA at its discretion. This includes orders associated with the same name, e-mail address, billing address, credit card number or other information. Ticket limits apply to ensure fair access to tickets, and as a measure to minimise ticket scalping.

System Errors

1. While GVOA takes all reasonable care to ensure that tickets are correctly priced and only available for sale when intended, sometimes errors may occur. GVOA may cancel an order made as a result of any such error, although in the case of a pricing error GVOA will endeavour to contact you to give you the option of purchasing the ticket at the correct price.

Customer Errors

1. If an error on your behalf results in GVOA reprocessing the ticket transaction at your request, GVOA may charge to you the actual costs incurred in reprocessing the ticket transaction, including any chargeback or postage fees charged to GVOA by a third party.
For information regarding ticketing, or to obtain a copy of the Code of Practice for Event Ticketing refer to

Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures Online Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (

GVOA Australia Privacy Policy is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions and applies to all ticket sales.


The term “including” when used in these Terms and Conditions is not a term of limitation.

For more information on your consumer rights go to that highly recommends that you read all terms and conditions of ticket sales before purchasing.


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