Special Events, Holidays and Festivals



Celebrate holidays, go behind the scenes at festivals and experience once-in-a-lifetime events with Road Scholar.

Special Travel and Events

Join Road Scholar for excitement and adventure on one of our holiday and special event tours. There's something for everyone on our educational travel and event tours, from music festivals and the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta to the Rose Parade. Our special event travel excursions are sure to delight you.


Highlights of Special Travel and Events for Seniors

Take part in our wide range of travel events that cover many popular events, music festivals, and holiday excursions. Some of our favorite event travel trips include:


  • The Rose Parade: Ring in the new year in sunny California. See the parade, learn about its history, and even help decorate a float!
  • Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta: Learn about the food, culture, and traditions of the Southwest while you visit the United States’ biggest balloon festival, which brings together people from all over the world.
  • Jazz and the Jekyll Island Club: Visit the Jekyll Island Club Resort in Georgia to take in the island's natural beauty and learn all about the history of jazz.
  • Ultimate Opera: Take in two performances at The Met, meet opera professionals, and take a look behind the scenes at the Lincoln Center.
  • San Antonio Riverwalk for Christmas:  Celebrate the holidays in San Antonio, where you’ll enjoy the festively decorated Historic District, learn about the history of The Alamo, and enjoy excursions to iconic sites.


Travel and Events Are at Your Fingertips With Road Scholar

Contact us today to sign up for one of our educational adventures, or request a catalog to learn more. Explore learning adventures across the globe with Road Scholar — see the world as you never have before!