Check out some of our favourite things to do in the Hunter Valley.

Markets – Events – Festivals – Fiestas

Hunter Valley Weekend Markets

Every Saturday 9-3pm Hunter Wine Country Markets

Located just up the road at De Bortoli Wines are the weekly Hunter Wine Country Markets. With handmade and artisan stalls, you’ll find lots of great items at this all weather venue. 

Most Saturdays Handmade in the Hunter Markets

At this completely local and handmade market, you can meet the ‘makers’, taste the gourmet produce and browse unique gifts. With many dates scheduled to coincide with major events, you won’t have to miss out on these genuine local country style markets. Check the website for more information.




Hunter Valley Events and Festivals

Hunter Valley Gardens Events

Snowtime in the Gardens 24 June-23 July, 2023

Create a snow angel or build a snowman in our mega snow pit, race down our giant ice toboggan and glide across our massive ice skating rink. Plus, amazing amusement rides*, roving entertainment, hearty food and warm beverages.

Amaze and Play in the Gardens 23 Sep-8 Oct, 2023

Explore our giant maze, jump, scramble, and climb your way through a thrilling inflatable obstacle course. Plus, enjoy our amazing amusement rides.*

Christmas Lights Spectacular from Late Nov, 2023

Light up your Christmas Spirit with the famous christmas lights at the Hunter Valley Gardens. It’s a highlight for both the kids and adults, that you’ll want to return to each year! Don’t miss it – it is truly magical!