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If an outdoor concert isn’t on your bucket list you need to add it now! The Hunter Valley is the favourite destination for many of the world’s best known performers… Springsteen, Sting, The Eagles, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Cold Chisel… need we go on? They’re all lured by the stunning vineyard backdrop, great wines and country hospitality.

Then there are the wine and food festivals, including the Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival held each May and June, and regional music and film festivals.  Whatever your party vibe, we’ve got an event so suit.

To find out What’s On this year, click below.

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July School Holiday Activities Crowne Plaza

Family Friendly At Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley 430 Wine Country Drive Lovedale , NSW 2325

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Saturday 6th July - Sunday 21st July
9:00am - 5:00pm

Tags: Lovedale


Come and enjoy these Winter school holidays with Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and the Water Dragons Kids’s Club as we take you through a world of adventure with the wonderful planned activities. Whether you want to put your car making skills on show, take in a movie under the stars, or scoff down a couple of s’mores in the cold air, we have it ready. See below of all of the great things we’ve got planned for your next trip away with us.

Don’t forget our Adventure Pass – enjoy access to supervised kids activities, breakfast in Redsalt Restaurant, lunch in The Lovedale Bar, games room tokens and lots more for one daily price!

For enquiries or more information contact us on 02 4991 0944, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or enquire online.


S’mores And Sweets

Outdoor family event, warm coffees and hot, gooey marshmallows dipped in delicious chocolate. Snuggle up under a picnic rug and warm yourself near toasty fires while you watch a movie under the big screen. Delicious food and beverages available for purchase to tantalize your taste buds.

Location: Haven Pool Lawn
Date: Saturday 13th of July
Time: 5:00pm till Late
Price: Free Entry

Night At The Zoo
Join Hunter Valley Zoo as they visit Crowne Plaza and bring along some creatures that come to life in the night. Learn fascinating facts and information on Australian wildlife and the nocturnal world around us, plus, you might even get a chance to get up close for some very cute photo encounters.

Location: TBC
Date: Friday 12th & Saturday 20th of July
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Price: $10 per person, $25 per family

Yoga On The Lawn
Yoga and mindfulness can help promote your child’s inner-strength, body awareness and focus, as well as encourage relaxation and help to build their self-esteem.

Location: Activity Lawn
Date: Tuesday 9th & Sunday 14th of July
Time: 7:00am – 8:00am
Price: Free

Crowne Kickers
Kick some goals these holidays with our team for a fun afternoon full of laughs, fitness and Football.

Location: Activities Lawn
Date: Monday 8th & Wednesday 17th of July
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Price: FREE

Crowne Cinema
Lights, Camera, Action! Our beloved Crowne Cinema is back once again with complimentary movies screening throughout the school holidays. With the early session featuring flicks suitable for the entire family and the late session catering for the older kids, we’ve got a range of films for everyone to enjoy. Hit the snacks bar in The Lovedale Bar before you head in and stock up on snacks, popcorn and drinks before settling in for the movie.

Location: Exhibition Centre
Date: Daily
Time: 5:00pm & 7:00pm
Prices: Free

Ubika Spa Beauty Bar
Be pampered like royalty at the ultimate mother-daughter hair and beauty class.

Location: Ubika Spa
Price: $110 per mother/daughter couple
Date & Times:
11th of July – From 11:00am
18th Of July – From 11:00am

Bookings are essential. Please see Ubika Spa.

Cardboard Car Making
Drive in to our Crowne Cinema for prime viewing in your very own cardboard crafted car. Cardboard and equipment will be available to build your creation from 3pm before the movie starts at 5pm.

Location: Exhibition Centre
Price: Free
Dates: 6th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, & 20th of July
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm (before Crowne Cinema)

Parental supervision is required

Crowne The Duck
Using nothing but a water pistol, manoeuvre the duck into the pool rings to earn IHG Rewards Points

Location: Lovedale Pool
Price: Free
Date & Times:
15th of July – 2:00pm – 3:00pm
21st of July – 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Must be an IHG Rewards Member to play.

Into The Forest
A unique accommodation experience for little people looking for adventure. Enter your family villa and step into the forest with your very own magical forest tent.

Available for children aged 3 – 12years.
Included in your stay is: Dream Tribe and Co Themed Tent, a single size mattress with linen, camping lantern, pillows and fluffy towels.
Price: $65 per person

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