From fine dining fundraisers, to team-based adventure races, to our biggest national fundraiser Starlight Day, there’s always something happening at Starlight.

Here is a list of events you can attend, or get involved with, to help brighten the lives of sick kids and their families. To volunteer at an event, please go to My Starlight.


Starball Canberra

Friday 13 March 2015 @ 7pm

Since it’s inception in 2006, Star Ball Canberra has raised over $2million for the Starlight Children’s Foundation in the ACT. The funds have been used for the Starlight Wishgranting program and the Hospital Program at Centenary Hospital for Women and Children at The Canberra Hospital. 

Star Ball Canberra is an evening of premium food & wine, live & silent auctions, entertainment & dancing.


Tour De Kids

25 - 29 March 2015

Tour de Kids is an annual physically challenging weeklong cycling challenge, transporting executives from the daily grind to an epic journey on the roads of Australia, with the aim of raising vital funds for the Starlight Children's Foundation and other minor beneficiaries.


Starlight Purple Haze

5 April 2015

Don’t miss the annual Starlight Purple Haze game when the Fremantle Dockers take on Port Power at Domain Stadium, Subiaco, on Easter Sunday. 

Proudly supported by the Fremantle Football Club and Fremantle Ports, 2015 marks the 13th year of Starlight Purple Haze.

You too can join the Purple Army by hosting a Starlight Purple Haze Party in your school, home or workplace, or volunteering at the game.

Starlight Purple Haze


Starlight Day

Friday 1 May 2015

Starlight Day is Starlight’s biggest annual fundraising event. Held nationally, it aims to raise much-needed funds to help Starlight ‘Shine On’ and continue transforming the hospital experience for sick kids and their families around Australia.


Paspaley Darwin Starball

Friday 15 May 2015 @ 7pm

Since its inception in 2008, Star Ball Darwin has raised over $1.2 million, supporting the Starlight Children’s Foundation to brighten the lives of seriously ill children, young people and their families in the Northern Territory. 

This year we will be celebrating all that is the Territory with the theme ‘Dragonflies and the Dry’. The first event of the dry season and definitely Darwin’s most talked about; Star Ball Darwin is a premier night on the social calendar.


HBF Run for a Reason WA

Sunday 24 May 2015

The event comprises of 12km and 4km distances and invites people to enter on their own or as part of a team, pick a reason and then run, jog or walk their chosen course.  HBF makes it easy for even the most inexperienced of runners to take part by offering free training sessions in the lead-up to the event, held in the Perth CBD, suburbs and key regional locations.


Starball Sydney

Saturday 25 July 2015 @ 6.30pm

In 2014, Star Ball was truly an unforgettable night.  We collectively exceeded our goal and raised a record amount for Starlight - granting over 70 once-in-a-lifetime wishes for Starlight Children and their families in NSW!

Bookings will be available for the 2015 event soon. For further information please email or phone 03 9468 2038.


City to Surf 

9 August 2015

One of Sydney’s favourite sporting events, The Sun-Herald City2Surf has runners from all over the globe take on this iconic 14km race from the City to Bondi Beach to raise money for your charity of choice.


Star Ball Melbourne 

21 August 2015

In it’s 12th year, the 2015 Star Ball Melbourne will be held on Friday 21 August 2015, at Regent Theatre, Plaza Ballroom. A premier event not to be missed!


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