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. Check out the facebook page link in the title for updates.

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 Facebook page link in the title for the latest news. Scheduled dates for the remainder of 2019 are October 19 & 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 and December  7, 14 7 27-29.


3rd Saturday of the Month - Hunter Valley Gourmet Markets

The Hunter Valley boasts some of the country’s best wine and produce. At the new Hunter Valley Gourmet Markets at First Creek Wines – it’s your chance to sample and indulge in some delicious treats to eat alongside all that fabulous wine!

4th Sunday of the Month Hope Estate Markets

This relatively new market day is a great addition to a relaxing Sunday in the Hunter Valley. The Facebook link, will give you more info.

Hunter Valley Events and Festivals

HV Gardens Rose Spectacular 12 Oct - 10 Nov

Visitors will be greeted by an incredible sensory explosion of colour and fragrance as they view 35,000 rose bushes across the property, with 6,000 inside the Rose Garden itself. Come along and see over 50 varieties of roses, with hundreds and thousands of blooms as part of our annual Rose Spectacular.

Sculpture in the Vineyards 28th Oct - 10 Nov

We have attracted Award Winning Sculptors from all over Australia including: Paul Selwood, Vince Vozzo, Peter Lundberg, Stephen Coburn, Peter Tilley, Robert Barnstone, Hugh McLachlan, Fiona Kemp, Jane Dawson. We will be exhibiting 41 indoor and 52 large outdoor sculptures.  It’s now time to invite you to our beautiful valley to experience The Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival.

HVG - Xmas Lights Spectacular 8th Nov - 26th Jan

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!