What’s on in Australia this May

Pic: perthcomedyfest.com.au

If you like a good beer, a full on belly laugh, a long walk and plenty of food and wine check out some of these exciting things happening around Australia this month!! Take a look.

> Perth International Comedy Festival (2-20), Perth, WA
For some good belly laughs in the WA capital visit during the annual comedy festival with 40 events and 140 performances in just 19 days.
Accommodation: Perth

> Celtic Festival (3-6), Glen Innes, NSW
Glen Innes in the NSW hinterland is renowned as the Celtic capital of Australia. The beautiful town puts on a good show with plenty of food, dance, costumes and merriment of a Celtic theme.
Accommodation: nearest in Coffs Harbour / Byron Bay

Pic: creamfields.com.au

> Creamfields Australia (6), Parklands, Gold Coast, QLD
If you like the sounds of David Guetta, Above & Beyond, Dirty South, Alesso and other hot acts, head to the Gold Coast for some serious tunes.
Accommodation: Gold Coast

> Good Beer Week (12-19), across Victoria
Those that fancy a nice ale, or three, should beat it to Victoria for one of the 90 events going on. There are beer swaps, dinners, chocolate and beer pairings, home brewing courses you name it! Some are free.
Accommodation: Melbourne

> The Long Walk (19), Melbourne, VIC
Celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander achievements at the Long Walk. The day includes food, markets, stalls, entertainment and more.
Accommodation: Melbourne

Pic: noosafoodandwine.com.au

> Noosa International food and wine festival (17-20), QLD
For some seriously good food, wine, fairs, talks and debates about all things culinary head to one of the Sunshine Coast’s best locations for an indulgent good time.
Accommodation: Noosa

> Perth International Burlesque Festival (23-27), Perth, WA
Get out your boas and feathers and join the fun of the first ever Perth burlesque festival. Watch the circus and cabaret or join in a workshop.
Accommodation: Perth

> Ord Valley Muster (25 – June 3), Kununurra, WA
For one of the best experiences of the Kimberley visit during the Ord Valley Muster. Events include outdoor concerts, rally car racing, mine tours, art exhibitions, homestead dinners and more.
Accommodation: Kununurra

Pic: bluesonbroadbeach.com.au

> Blues on Broadbeach (24-27), Broadbeach, QLD
The Gold Coast will come alive later this month to the sounds of blues concerts across a series of stages, taverns and locales.
Accommodation: Gold Coast

> Vivid Sydney (26-27), Sydney, NSW
Light, music and ideas are hitting Sydney later this month. Come along to see light installations, get creative and take part in wonderful concerts and events. Sydney is always best seen under festival lights.
Accommodation: Sydney

Remember we have VIP Backpackers accommodation in all these centres –  click the links to accommodation above.


Hope you’re enjoying the VIP Backpacker’s Travel Blog. There will be a blog every other Friday, so keep tuning in to keep your travel dreams alive! If there are any travel topics you want covered feel free to contact Jo at viplounge@vipbackpackers.com


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s