The Hunter Valley, a treasure trove of fine wines and natural beauty, invites you to celebrate the seasons with a series of captivating events. 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.


Toranafest 2024

15 September 2024

Toranafest is back and the Hunter Valley Torana Club invites you to bring along your Torana and celebrate 30yrs of Toranafest.

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End 2 End Festival

14 September 2024

Featuring 2 venues, 10 wineries, gourmet food, live music, Semillon and seafood, boutique Beer and so much more, the End2End Festival will delight the senses and tickle the tastebuds.

Bagpipe players wearing kilts during the Highland Games

Highlands Games

24 August 2024

Come experience the Highland Games in the beautiful wine country to celebrate connection with scotland.


Hunter Valley Wine & Beer festival

13 July 2024

With an extensive array of wine, spirits, beer, cider and gourmet food on offer, festival goers will be spoilt for choice as is always the case with a true Hunter Valley Experience.

Crowds gathered for an outdoor music festival

The Gum Ball

25 – 28 April 2024

The Gum Ball, returns to the majestic bush lands of Dashville (Wonnarua) for its 19th chapter, over the last weekend of the April school holidays

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Smoke in Broke

8 – 9 June 2024

Smoke in Broke returned to McNamara Park this year, full of the finger-lickin’ flavours of Texas.

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Street Eats

21 June 2024

Street Eats is a Council run program that opens the doors to mobile food in public places.

Blue, yellow, and red classic cars at a car show

2024 Hunter Region Show & Shine

25 May 2024

It is a great day for the whole Family.
Come and see some great cars and bikes on Display!

Dyed Easter Eggs

Easter Hunt

29 March – 1 April 2024

Every child will receive an Easter chocolate at the completion of the Giant Easter Hunt. 

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Red Hot Summer

6 April 2024

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back and we’re turning up the heat for the season of ’23/’24!!

Loop the loop on a roller coaster

Maitland Show

16, 17 & 18 February 2024

The first show of livestock, agricultural and other exhibits was held in the yards and shed of the Albion Inn, West Maitland in May 1842.

Three smiling children in a pool - a boy wearing a snorkel and mask with two girls

Dive in Cinema

26 January 2024

The film night will be complete with entertainment, food, laser tag, lawn games, and free swim time.

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.

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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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