Featured Events

No other region does an outdoor concert or wine festival quite like the Hunter Valley. Signature events like Jazz in the Vines & Lovedale Long Lunch have been running for over 20 years.
Read on below about some of the featured annual events that are happening this year in the Hunter Valley.


Rose Spectacular @ Hunter Valley Gardens

October 11 - November 16, 2014
Take the opportunity to see Hunter Valley Gardens blooming with over 2 million rose blooms, throughout the annual Rose Spectacular. See 35,000 rose bushes in over 125 different varieties. The majority of the roses are gr...

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Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta

October 25 - October 26, 2014
Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley -Balloon Fiesta The Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta is now in its 4th year and just gets bigger and better every year. Around twenty balloons will take to the skies over the beautiful Hunter Vall...

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Sculpture in the Vineyards

October 25 - November 30, 2014
Sculpture in the Vineyards The Hunter Valley’s largest sculpture festival, the spectacular Sculpture in the Vineyards in the Wollombi Valley, is back again for 2014. This year’s edition will be bigger than ever, with...

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Love in the Vines

10:30am - 4:00pm
October 26, 2014

A market-style wedding festival at Lindeman's Winery with a fashion parade and all the local wedding specialists to plan your perfect day.

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Branxton Community Art Show

October 31 - November 1, 2014
2014 Branxton Community Art Show 10-Year Anniversary Branxton Community Art Show. Hosted by Rosary Park P&F Association. Dates: Friday Opening Night 6.30pm - Midnight ‘An artistic inspired evening of magic & m...

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Wollombi Boots 'n' Ballgowns

7:00pm - 11:30pm
October 31, 2014

Join us on Friday 31st October 2014 for this inaugural Hunter Valley event! For a fantastic Aussie bush experience, visit the historic town of Wollombi in the lower Hunter Valley, only 90 minutes north of Sydney and 60 m...

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Bitter & Twisted Festival

November 1 - November 2, 2014
How will you escape into Maitland Gaol over the first full weekend in November? Some people are going to serious twisted measures to attend the best damn beer festival! Bitter and Twisted International Boutique Beer Fes...

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Wollombi Small Farms Fair

November 1 - November 2, 2014
A fun-filled family friendly weekend in the historic village of Wollombi, Hunter Valley. The Wollombi Small Farm Fair showcases many of the unique qualities of this friendly village, including: arts, crafts and local pro...

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Hunter Valley Uncorked Balmoral

10:00am - 10:00pm
November 2, 2014

In its ninth year, Hunter Valley Uncorked Balmoral is your opportunity to share a premium Hunter Valley wine and food experience with more than 20 of our great wineries, restaurants and producers.With entertainment and f...

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Melbourne Cup

12:00pm - 10:00pm
November 4, 2014

MelbourneCup 2014 Race day comes alive at Harrigan’s!Come and enjoy the race that stops a nation with our special race day event.Tuesday 4th November - 12 NoonTickets include:• Canapés and 3 course meal• 4hr Premi...

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Christmas Lights Spectacular

November 7 - January 26, 2015
This years Christmas Lights Spectacular has amazing new light displays making our display over 1,500,000 Christmas lights in total. These are on show throughout designated areas of Hunter Valley Gardens. The event includ...

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Jimmy Barnes at A Day on the Green

10:00am - 10:00pm
November 8, 2014

To celebrate his 30th anniversary as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes has announced a special a day on the green national tour. The tour coincides with the release of his ‘30/30 Anniversary’ album which sees Jimmy re-re...

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The Rolling Stones at Hope Estate

2:00pm - 10:00pm
November 15, 2014

THE ROLLING STONES PLAY HOPE ESTATE SAT NOV 15 In what will be the biggest concert event ever held in the Hunter, The Rolling Stones have confirmed the rescheduled dates and venues for the postponed Australian and New Ze...

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An Evening with John Legend - Bimbadgen

10:00am - 10:00pm
December 6, 2014

AN EVENING WITH JOHN LEGEND - BIMBADGEN The supremely talented, #1 charting neo-soul singer JOHN LEGEND is set to thrill his Australian fans this December. Legend today announced a national headline tour (Live Nation) ...

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New Years Eve Casino Royale Event

December 30 - December 31, 2014
Casino Royale Extravaganza Amazing prizes | 7pm arrival | Only $229 per person $10,000 worth of playing chips Photobooth | Vegas Showgirls Fancy dress | Buffet dinner | Entertainment Call (02) 4998 2201 to book The Vinta...

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NYE at Harrigan's

December 31 - January 1, 2015
Celebrate New Years at Harrigan's Irish Pub & Accommodation. Live music from 6.30pm, DJ from 10pm, dinner reservations and spectacular midnight fireworks. Cover charge from 9pm. If you want to go all out come along t...

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Mega Bugs

January 3 - January 26, 2015
The biggest display of animatronic bugs in Australia is coming this January. Featuring Spider-saurus and a towering 8 metre praying mantis, plus many more mega creatures from the underworld. Open day and night including ...

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Sting & Paul Simon at Hope Estate

10:00am - 10:00pm
February 14, 2015

MUSIC legends Sting and Paul Simon will perform together in the Hunter Valley in February. The duo bring their acclaimed On Stage Together tour to Australia and New Zealand in early 2015, including a show at Hope Estate ...

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Roxette - A Day On The Green

3:00pm - 10:00pm
February 28, 2015

Legendary Swedish pop-rockers ROXETTE play Bimbadgen Winery on Saturday 28 February with special guests Eurogliders, Dragon and Boom Crash Opera.One of Sweden’s finest exports, Roxette's hit singles include Listen To Y...

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The Eagles at Hope Estate

2:00pm - 10:00pm
March 7, 2015

Join the Eagles under the stars at Hope Estate as they take a journey through their remarkable catalogue of hits. Their unforgettable tunes and soaring harmonies will make this a night to remember. Watch this video to se...

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Billy Idol - A Day on the Green

3:00pm - 10:00pm
March 28, 2015

A DAY ON THE GREEN - BIMBADGEN Rock icon BILLY IDOL is returning to Australia and New Zealand for his first concert tour of Australia since 2002 and his first of New Zealand since 1987. The original punk turned global ...

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Rolling Green at Bimbadgen

10:00am - 10:00pm
April 11, 2015

Rolling Green at Bimbadgen Promoters of a day on the green have added a new show to their concert roster under the banner of Rolling Green.  As part of their Australian tour, The Black Keys will headline the first even...

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John Farnham & Olivia Newton John

10:00am - 10:00pm
April 18, 2015

John Farnham & Olivia Newton John at Tempus Two If too much classic (and cheesy) Australian pop is barely enough, prepare for double helpings as ageless icons John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John go on  tour together...

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Lovedale Long Lunch

May 16 - May 17, 2015
Lovedale Long Lunch This Hunter Valley event is a progressive-style lunch where food and wine lovers can feast and dance around seven Lovedale wineries over the third weekend in May each year. These Lovedale winerie...

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