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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SPECTACULAR – 15 November 2013 – 26 January 2014

Open every night from 6.30pm – 10.00pm (Lights Display from 7.30pm. Closed 25 December)

Christmas Lights Spectacular is now in its seventh year and we have added a quarter of a million lights making our display over 1.5 MILLION CHRISTMAS LIGHTS in total. These are on show throughout designated areas of Hunter Valley Gardens. The event includes a special visit from Santa with Santa photos available and a range of entertainment, food and beverage stalls.

NEW DISPLAYS

The Christmas Lights Spectacular display covers 20 of the 60 acres here at Hunter Valley Gardens over 5 of our feature Gardens. With over 1.5 Million lights on display, we can’t list all of them but here is a sneak peak of displays throughout the Gardens. Some of our amazing and popular features include:

+ Brand New Light’s Spectacular Marquee
+ Cinderella’s Castle
+ Underwater themed
+ Sailing Boat display
+ Christmas Lights Fountain
+ Display Train and more

OTHER DISPLAYS
+ The Twelve Days of Christmas music and light display in the Border Garden
+ The Cactus music and light display
+ Three Mega Trees that are 12m, 9m and 6m high
+ Breathtaking Tunnels of Light
+ Music and light display throughout the Storybook Garden
+ The greatest story ever told at the Nativity Scene
+ Life size Horse and Carriage Lights Display
+ Giant Christmas Tree
+ Plus many more displays of every shape, size and colour you can imagine!

 

FIREWORKS
We have 2 nights with Fireworks in addition to the Christmas Lights Display, these are on the following dates:

Friday 15 November 2013 – Official Opening & Industry Night at 9.00pm
Tuesday 31 December 2013 – New Years Eve at 9.00pm

In the event of adverse weather, please check our Facebook Page for updates CLICK HERE

OTHER EVENT FEATURES
+ Santa and Photo’s by D&V Photography – see below for details
+ Storybook Jumping Castle
+ Children’s Entertainment
+ Amusement Rides
+ Food and Beverage Stalls
+ All children will receive a free glow stick (15 years and under)

FOOD & BEVERAGE OPTIONS

Formal Garden – open from the 15 November 2013 to the 26 January 2014
+ HVG Stall & Bar serving ice cream, drinks and bar
+ German Kitchen – German sausages & Kranskys
+ Oz Gozleme – Turkish food
+ Bob and Gloria’s Van – drinks, fairy floss and more
+ Paul – Coffee and nuts
+ Thai Wok Away

Garden Terrace Cafe – from 6:30pm – open from 25 November to 31 December 2013. Located next to Garden Entry with tasty dinner and snack options.

Marquee Area
HVG Stall & Bar serving ice cream, drinks and bar from 6:30pm open from 25 November to 31 December 2013.

ROAMING ENTERTAINMENT – 6:30pm – 9.30pm
Crowds will be entertained by roaming performers and carolers throughout the event. Entertainment changes nightly and varies throughout the event until the 26 December 2013. Note Gardens will close at 4:00pm in the afternoon during Christmas Lights

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 JJ. 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.

SANTA – 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Will be onsite from 15 November – 24 December and children can have their Santa Photo’s taken by D&V Photography, or simply sit on Santa’s knee to put in their Christmas wish list.

Costs for Santa Photos:
1. Single group photo up to 30 people. Between 3 – 6 different photos on a CD – $30
2. Group photo and 3 individual photos, 10 – 15 different photos on a CD – $40
3. 4 group photos, essentially 4 x package 1. 15-20 photos a disc – $50

** Each additional group added to each package is an additional $5.
***All packages come with ALL the photos on a disk.

STORYBOOK JUMPING CASTLE 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Weather permitting. $3.00 per ride.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
An accompanying adult must supervise children at all times.
No filming or photography for commercial purposes should be carried out in the Gardens without prior written consent from Hunter Valley Gardens.

Not Permitted
No picnicking or outside food or beverages can be brought into Hunter Valley Gardens at anytime.No BYO alcoholic beverages, pets, skateboards, rollerblades/ice skates or pushbikes.

General conditions of entry also apply, CLICK HERE or see the signage at Garden Entry for further details.

TICKET DETAILS
Please note that the Family Pass is for 2 Adults & 1 Child – just purchase an Extra Child with Family pass for each additional child. Also please be sure when purchasing online tickets to select a Child (3 and under) ticket, this will assist with entry on the night.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SPECTACULAR (Night Only Tickets)

Adults (16 +) $22.50
Children (4 – 15) $17.50
Children (3 and under) $FREE
Family (2 adults & 1 child) $55.00
Extra Child with Family $15.00

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SPECTACULAR (Day + Night Tickets)
If you wish to visit the Gardens during the day, you can return to the Christmas Lights Spectacular at a reduced rate.

Adult Day + Night (16 +) $40.00
Children Day + Night (4 – 15) $20.00
Children (3 and under) $FREE

If you have visited the Gardens throughout the day, entry to the Christmas Lights Spectacular is just $14 per adult and $5 for children with your receipt as proof of entry. Gardens open 9.00am – 4.00pm. Closed 25 December. This event will not open in adverse weather conditions. Tickets are non refundable, not redeemable for cash. Ticket for single use on same date only.

ANNUAL PASS – Unlimited Entry to HVG for a year.

Adult (16yrs +) $85.00
Family (2 adults & 2 Children) $250.00
Add Child (415yrs) $50.00


ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES AVAILABLECLICK HERE or call 1800 800 522 to Book Today!

Wheelchairs are available to collect at Entry for Hire. Cost is $10 per evening per wheelchair. Loans are made on a first in first served basis and cannot be pre-booked.

AQUA GOLF will be open until 4.30pm throughout Christmas Lights Spectacular. Click below to download your voucher.