Stars & Bars Festival Heathcote

Stars & Bars Festival Heathcote The Trail Blazin’, Star Gazin’, Hell Raisin’ Countrified returns! The Epic Music Festival Concept, part magical mystery musical bus tour, part winery/brewery tour has expanded across Space & Time returning with a 2 day festival program in Heathcote across Friday 26th & Saturday 27th April, 2024.
Going Up The Country … Stars & Bars Festival Heathcote brings together a combination of amazingly talented artists, an exploration of the finest wine, beer, spirits, food & hospitality the Heathcote region is quickly becoming known for & some truly unique locales as the backdrops for the event.
Make a Real Long Weekend of with Stars & Bars Festival Heathcote this year! To coincide with the Anzac Day Public Holiday (Thursday 25th April) We’ve cooked up a new Friday Night Family Dinner with great mates at The Union Hotel Heathcote where you’ll enjoy Dinner & A Show Stars & Bars style on the Friday night as an entrée before the main tour event kicks off on Saturday.
On Saturday jump aboard The Heathcote Express our Epic Multi Locale Magical Mystery Musical Bus Tour culminating in the traditional Palling Bros Brewery Evening Session.
The Heathcote Express Bus Tour rolls out Saturday 27th April from 10:30am where you’ll enjoy sweeping vistas at Red Edge Winery for Morning Tea & wine tasting, a spot of lunch at the historic Tooborac Hotel & Brewery then onwards to Lady’s Pass to settle in at Munari Wine for a guided wine tasting and afternoon team with the final destination on this whistle stop tour; Palling Bros Brewery’s Beer Garden the perfect place for the climactic Evening Session.
Our Locales are much more than just pubs and wineries; they are immersive spaces with stories to tell, ideally suited for musical performances boasting indoor/outdoor stages with stunningly serene vistas.
This year’s expanded edition returns with some fresh new locales as well as a cracking handpicked unit of Mavericks, Maestros & Misfits guaranteed to bring the noise on your Sonic Soujourn in Central Victoria.
The Seven Ups, Nathan Seeckts, Riley Catherall, Luke Sinclair, The Drunken Poachers (Trio) , Grim Fawkner, Jungle Jim Smith, Bill Barber + special guest DJ Chunky Love

What better way could you spend the (Almost) Anzac Day Long weekend than get On The Road Again & Leave The City behind. The Friday night & Saturday Festival program leaves ample time to Explore Heathcote at your leisure as you make your way to & from your Long Weekend Stay-Cation in Victoria’s Heartland… Buy The Ticket, Take The Ride.
3 Event Ticket Types – On sale now via
• Heathcote Express Bus Tour (incl Palling Bros Brewery access ) – Saturday 27/4/24 – $120+b/F
• The Evening Session – Palling Bros Brewery – Saturday 27/4/24 – $30 +b/f
• Friday Night Family Dinner – The Union Hotel – Friday 26/4/24 – $10 + b/f
Proudly presented by our Event Partners
Blueprint Sounds + Moon Dog Craft Brewery



Apr 26 - 27 2024


Friday 7pm - 11pm , Saturday 10:30am - 11pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


$10 - $120 + B/F

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