From food and wine to sports, theatre, and music, events are one of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in a destination and all it has to offer. Your Classic Holidays membership is your front row ticket to all these amazing events and more.



Sand Safari

When: 2 – 25 February 2018
Where: Gold Coast
The 2018 Sand Safari Arts Festival will take centre stage on the sands and streets of Surfers Paradise this summer. The annual celebration of sand and sea-inspired art will see thousands flock to the region to admire the work of Australia’s best sculptors. With Classic Resorts just a stone’s throw away, this is the perfect event for exploring the best of the Gold Coast. 


Auckland Arts Festival


When: 8 – 25 March 2018
Where: Auckland, New Zealand
The annual arts and cultural festival will see Auckland’s live venues come alive with a line-up of theatre, dance, music, circus and cabaret shows from national and international artists and entertainers. Pair your vacation to this lively city during this 18 day arts extravaganza for a getaway you won’t forget.


Noosa Festival of Surfing


When: 10 – 17 March 2018
Where: Noosa, Sunshine Coast
The world’s largest surfing event by competitor numbers is returning to Noosa’s Main Beach for eight days of action in and out of the waves. Join the best from across the globe and hundreds of spectators for endless free entertainment. Time your holiday to this exciting event with a stay at
a Classic Managed Resort in the Sunshine Coast region.


Quiksilver & Roxy Pro Gold Coast


When: 10 – 22 March 2018
Where: Snapper Rocks, Gold Coast
The best of the best in the surfing world will take to the waves for the season opener at one of the world’s most iconic surf locations, Snapper Rocks. Watch the battle from the beach for yourself, just walking distance from Classic’s Coolangatta resorts.


Picnic in the park


When: 11 March 2018
Where: Mt Buller, Victoria
Top off a High Country holiday with
a peaceful afternoon at Mirimbah Park, situated at the base of the breathtaking Mount Buller. Tempt your taste buds with the delicious delights from local food and wine producers while you relax on the grass and enjoy the live music and entertainment.


Jewellery, Gem and Mineral Fair


When: 24 – 25 March 2018
Where: Devonport, Tasmania
Enter a world of natural treasures
at Devonport’s Jewellery, Gem and Mineral Fair, showcasing some of the most spectacular stones on offer. Browse the displays, watch the masters of lapidary in action or find yourself a treasure to take home. All the action is just a short drive from Classic Holidays’ own Shearwater Resort.



Beautiful: The Carole King Musical


When: 16 February – 22 April 2018
Where: Melbourne, Australia
Embark on a musical journey with the inspirational true story of Carole King, a chart-topping musical legend whose tracks became the soundtrack to a generation. Catch the world-class musical in Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre and experience the remarkable transformation from teenage songwriter to global superstar.


ISPS Handa New Zealand Open


When: 1 – 4 March 2018
Where: Queenstown, New Zealand
The Hills and Millbrook Resort will play host to one of New Zealand’s biggest Golf Tournaments, the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open. Featuring some of the biggest names in the sport, this is the ideal event for golf fanatics. Don’t want to miss the action on the green? Contact our holiday specialists for more information about availability at a Classic Managed Resort in Queenstown.


2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games


When: 4 – 15 April 2018
Where: Gold Coast, Australia
70 Commonwealth nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast to compete in 11 days of competition in what will be the largest multi-sport event to be held in Australia this decade. With a range of free and ticketed events for spectators to enjoy, this is a rare opportunity to be part of one of the nation’s most historical events. Time your ticket to this unforgettable event with a stay at a Classic Managed Resort. Contact Classic Travel for more information about availability during this time.



Tour De France


When: 7 – 29 July 2018
Where: Various locations throughout France
Follow the journey as Le Tour takes off for its 105th year, showcasing
the world’s best cyclists and their endurance amongst spectacular European landscapes. The world’s biggest cycling race attracts cyclists from across the globe for a taste of the ultimate challenge, featuring everything from dirt tracks to cobblestone stages and altitude finishes.




When: 2 – 15 July 2018
Where: Wimbledon, England
Catch the action on the court at the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament on the globe, Wimbledon. The championship event and third stop on the international Tennis calendar is the pinnacle of the Grand Slam event.


Just For Laughs


When: 11 – 29 July 2018
Where: Montreal, Canada
You’ll be in stitches at Montreal’s iconic Just for Laughs Festival, a city-wide celebration of all things funny. Hundreds of the world’s funniest comedians descend on the city to entertain the masses at the world’s largest comedy event with everything from galas to musicals, theatre to stand up and street entertainment.


Want to time your holiday with some of the best events on both the national and international calendar? Phone the team at Classic Travel to book your event holiday.

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