Sculpture in the Vineyards

The Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival Dates: 17th October – 1st November This Sculpture Exhibition is one of the oldest and largest not-for-profit sculpture festivals in Regional NSW. 166 works from 103 sculptors have been selected from the 300 national and international submissions received.  This year’s selection includes seven previous Sculpture by the Sea major prize… Read more »


Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta

The annual Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Fiesta on the October long weekend will take to the skies over the Hunter Valley in an amazing display of colour and excitement. Each day sees around thirty hot air balloons from all around the country launch together at sunrise and drift majestically over the Hunter Valley wine country.… Read more »

Hunter Valley Wine Festival

The seventh annual Hunter Valley Wine Festival will take place on the 29th of June 2019, within the grounds of the picturesque Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. A Schwartz Family Company initiative, this community event will be one to remember. With an extensive array of wine, food, beer and cider on offer, festival goers will be… Read more »

Snow Time In The Garden

Hunter Valley Gardens celebrates the coolest season of all, with the return of their annual event – Snow Time in the Gardens. Enjoy amazing icy activities under sunny winter skies surrounded by beautiful gardens.


Christmas Lights Spectacular

The Christmas Lights Spectacular be lighting up the Gardens from November 8, 2019 – January 26, 2020, so be sure to see the Southern Hemisphere’s largest lights display!

lovedale long lunch

Lovedale Long Lunch

The Lovedale Long Lunch is a progressive style lunch where food and wine lovers are invited to discover the wonders of Lovedale. Each May, a decadent line up of the Hunter Valley’s leading chefs team up with seven of Lovedale’s finest wineries and local entertainment for a weekend of foodie fun.Gather a group of friends,… Read more »