Growing Family Traditions!

This years Christmas Lights Spectacular has amazing new lights making our display over 1,500,000 Christmas lights in total. These are on show throughout designated areas of Hunter Valley Gardens. The event includes a special visit from Santa including Santa photos available and a range of entertainment, food and beverage stalls. (Closed 25th December)

  • With exciting new displays including – Candyland, Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, the North Pole scene, sound & light display
  • Santa and Photo’s by D&V Photography (user pay)
  • Entertainment
  • Food and Beverage Stalls (user pay)
  • Jumping Castle (user pay)
  • Amusement rides (from approx. 21st Nov) (user pay)

Dates: 7 November 2014 – 26 January 2015

Entertainment, Food & Beverage Area: Open from 6:30pm – 10:00pm

Christmas Lights Display: Open from 7:30pm – 10:00pm

(Please note: Gardens will close at 4:00pm during Christmas Lights)

Roaming Entertainment: From 6:30pm – 9.30pm Crowds will be entertained by roaming performers and carolers throughout the event.

Little Scallywagz: 7:00pm & 8:00pm The Little Scallywagz children’s music group includes 4 performers, 2 of which are life size characters called Cha-Cha and J-J. They will be on site every night of the Christmas Lights to entertain the kids with a fun, energetic and upbeat shows at 7pm & 8pm. Additional shows on demand.

Santa: 6:30pm – 10:00pm Will be onsite from 7th November – 24th December and children can have their ‘Santa’ Photo’s taken by D&V Photography in Santa’s Cave, or simply sit on Santa’s knee to put in their Christmas wish list.
Cost for photos:-

  1. Single group photo (best for small families or single child) up to 30 people. Between 3-6 different photos on a USB. $35
  2. Group photo and 3 individual photos. (Best for families who want a family photo plus individual shots of each child) 10-15 different photos on a USB. $45
  3. 4 group photos: essentially 4 package 1. (Best value and best for large extended families with multiple family groups) 15-20 photos a USB. $55

** Each additional group added to each package is an additional $10.
***All packages come with ALL the photos on a disk.

Jumping Castle: 6:30pm – 10:00pm (weather permitting)

Amusement Rides: 6:30pm – 10:00pm (weather permitting) from approx. the 21st November to the 26th January 2015.

Fireworks: Opening and Industry night 7th November at 9.00pm, NYE 31st December at 9.00pm and Australia Day 26th January at 9.00pm.

Night only tickets



Children (4-15 yrs)


Children 3 yrs & Under


Family (2ad+1chd)


Family Pass Extra Child


Day & Night tickets

Adult Day + Night (16yrs +)


Children Day + Night (4-15yrs)


Children (3yrs and under)


**Day/Night (Return) Adult


**Day/Night (Return) Child