The Hunter Valley, a treasure trove of fine wines and natural beauty, invites you to celebrate the seasons with a series of captivating events from November 2023 to February 2024. These seasonal celebrations offer a splendid mix of wine, art and music, set against the backdrop of rolling vineyards and scenic landscapes in our idyllic New South Wales region. Mark your calendar for these confirmed events and make the most of your visit.


Christmas Lights Spectacular

 3 November 2023 – 28 January 2024

Create lasting memories as you stroll through magical themed light displays created with over 4 million lights!


Carols In the Park 2023

1 December 2023

Country music star and local resident Tara Naysmith returns to the Carols stage in 2023 as our host.


Oyster & Picpoul Fest

10 November 2023

Journey into the heart of the Hunter Valley and meet ‘The Picpoulers,’ the region’s sole three Picpoul producers.


Opera in the Vineyards

Date: November 5, 2023
Location: Roche Estate, Pokolbin

Details: Enjoy a magical evening of opera amidst the vine-covered hills of the Hunter Valley. World-class artists will serenade you in a breathtaking vineyard setting.

Christmas Lights Spectacular at Hunter Valley Gardens

Christmas Lights Spectacular at Hunter Valley Gardens

Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular returns this summer. Create lasting memories as you stroll through magical-themed light displays featuring over four million lights!

Plus, the whole family will enjoy the amazing rides, delicious food, roaming entertainment and the famous fireworks display on New Year’s Eve. Start planning your visit and purchase your tickets online


Summer Art Bazaar

Date: January 14, 2024
Location: De Bortoli Wines, Pokolbin

Details: Explore the vibrant Summer Art Bazaar, where you can admire and purchase unique artworks created by local artists. The picturesque vineyard setting adds to the ambiance.

A Day on the Green

Date: February 2024 (specific date to be announced)
Location: Bimbadgen, Pokolbin

Details: “A Day on the Green” promises outdoor concerts amid the vineyards. Enjoy live performances by renowned artists, delicious gourmet food, and superb wines.


Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival

Dates: November 2023 to February 2024
Location: Various venues across the Hunter Valley

Details: The festival spans the summer months, offering an array of food and wine events, cooking classes, vineyard tours, and tastings. Experience the rich flavors of the region.

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