Upcoming Events at The Hunter Valley Wineries. Get a group together, book a car, bus or limousine and enjoy a day or evening out in the Vineyards.
A Little Bit of Italy in Broke
April 13 @ 10:00 am - April 14 @ 5:00 pm
Save the date, organise your family & friends, book your accommodation & transport for an Italian inspired weekend of festivities, food, wine & fun hosted by eleven venues throughout Broke Fordwich.
Dine on pizza, pasta, antipasto, bruschetta, gelato, espresso, panini; sip Sangiovese, Dolcetto, Barbera, Semillon, Chardonnay, Shiraz; take in a cooking class, workshop or demonstration; savour Olive oil & olive tastings in the grove; challenge a friend to a game of bocce or giant jenga to the back drop of Yellow Rock or relax to live tunes from the accordion or classical guitar. Enjoy a little bit of Italy and a whole lot of Broke Fordwich.
Hunter Valley Night Glow
April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Roche Estate, in the beautiful Hunter Valley vineyards, will host the second ever Hunter Valley Night Glow on Saturday 13th April 2019. The evening will include a family friendly night market offering some of the Hunter Valley's best food, wine and hand-made crafts, along with live musical performances to entertain you.
The festivities will also include roving performers, face-painting and jumping castles to keep kids of all ages entertained. This event is all about lighting up the night, so glow-in-the-dark t-shirts, glasses, headbands and other glow items will all be available for purchase during the event so that you can 'get your glow on'.There will be various hot air balloons on display during the night including the enormous Roche Estate Balloon, which is the biggest passenger balloon in Australia, as well as special-shape balloons that are sure to delight.
The main event will be the spectacular balloon Night Glow which will see nine hot air balloons inflated and tethered in the Roche Estate vineyards. The Night Glow will be choreographed to music and will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display in what will be a wonderful family night out.The Hunter Valley Night Glow festivities begin from 5.00pm (gates opening at 4pm) and run through until 9pm, making this a family friendly event.
WEATHER DEPENDENCY Please be aware that this event is weather dependent so in the event of extreme weather conditions, ticket holders will receive an email on the day of the event advising of event cancellation. Event updates will also be posted on the Event Facebook page
The Gum Ball 2019
April 25 @ 12:00 pm - April 28 @ 12:00 pm
There's lots of different stuff happening at Gum Ball, the best part about it though, is there is only ever just enough so that you don't feel like your missing out on anything. No overlaps, no line ups, no hassles, no worries.
There's great food options for all diets, a licensed bar, undercover spaces to chill, markets to peruse, kids workshops, circus activities, a skate ramp, morning yoga. The family can stick together or dart off in different directions. All in one big shady open arena, with easy view of the stage from every angle, it's all good!
Cessnock Stomp Festival
April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cessnock STOMP Festival is a unique event like no other. A wonderful event full of fun activities from Beer and Wine tastings, to gourmet produce, kids entertainment, Hunter Valley Zoo, jumping castles, face painting, street theatre and a mad hatter's high tea. Stomp grapes or just browse the markets. Come along, there is something for the whole family.