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Check back here often for the latest concerts and events in the Hunter Valley.


Snow Time in the Garden

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - Sunday, July 22, 2018 | 9am - 9pm
Location:  Hunter Valley Gardens - 2090 Broke Road Pokolbin
Come and visit the Hunter Valley Gardens between June 30 and July 22, 2018 for Snow Time in the Garden - the ultimate family day out filled with icy activities, rides, food and entertainment for everyone. Running for three cold weeks, Snow Time in the Garden is a great opportunity for families and friends to get together and experience an icy wonderland. Glide your way onto our giant ice skating rink, head down our mega ice toboggan, enjoy our incredible rides and in the words of the famous Ana, “Do you want to build a snowman?” because we’ve made a Snow Play Zone perfect for such an occasion. We promise there will be snow much fun to be had!
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Winery Run

Sunday, July 22, 2018 | 6:30am - 2:30pm
Location:  The Vintage Golf Resort and Spa, The Vintage, Vintage Drive, Pokolbin
The 13th Annual Winery Run Festival will be staged on 22 July 2018 from The Vintage Golf Resort and Spa area in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia. Main races are a Winery Marathon 42.2km, Half Marathon 21.1km, Winery 10km, Winery Wander 6.2km and 2k Kids Marathon. Competitors can run or walk any event and enjoy the convenience of the start and finish lines in the same area, as well as sport and local produce expo and family entertainment on offer. Enjoy running past world famous vineyards and resorts in one of Australia’s best holiday locations.
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Wollombi Music Festival

Friday, September 21, 2018 - Sunday, September 23, 2018
Location:  Wollombi, NSW 2325
The Wollombi Music Festival is returning for it’s 9th year, and we’re really looking forward to bringing to life another great year of Wollombi.
We'll be expanding Wollombi to 2 nights at the stunning Cranky Rock, Wollombi site. This has been something we've wanted to do for a few years & Cranky Rock enables us to grow in a way that maintains the intimate Wollombi vibe that everyone loves. 
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Opera in the Vines

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Location:  Hope Estate, 2213 Broke Road, Pokolbin
We are thrilled and excited to announce that in 2018 this much-loved annual celebration of food, wine and opera will take on a brand-new look, and be staged for the very first time INDOORS in a magnificent barrel room at the AWARD-WINNING Hope Estate.  Concertgoers will enjoy the comfort of an indoor facility, stunningly lined with wine barrels and drapes. Plus, they will thrill to the superior sound and breathtaking acoustics to make the experience unforgettable.
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Pokolbin Pride Festival

Friday, October 12, 2018 - Sunday, October 14, 2018
Location:  Nanna Kerrs, 16 Pokolbin Mountains Road, Pokolbin
<span rgb(102,="" 102,="" 102);="" font-family:="" "open="" sans",="" sans-serif;"="">The Pokolkin Pride festival for the Hunter Valley; welcoming the LGBTI community, their families and friends to celebrate wine, food and LGBTI talent & diversity in all its glorious forms.
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FKA Festival

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Location:  Hope Estate, 2213 Broke Road, Pokolbin

Taking place this October, FKA (Formerly Known As) Festival is aiming to bring "a new generation of music lovers to the Hunter Valley." How? By bringing an ace all-Aussie line-up to the Hope Estate winery, a lush vineyard and venue. Heading up the big FKA launch will be The Jungle Giants joined by The Belligerents, Kingswood, Ali Barter, top Tassie talent Luca Brasi and Maddy Jane, roaring Perth crew Tired Lion and Newcastle's Trophy Eyes. There'll be more acts to round out the bill in future announcements, too.

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Miss Muddy Hunter Valley

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | TBC
Location:  Hope Estate, 2213 Broke Road, Pokolbin
Miss Muddy is an awesome 5k female fun run with colour, foam, inflatables, music, obstacles and plenty of mud. Designed to suit all fitness levels for participants aged 13+, Miss Muddy is untimed and non competitive with a focus on fun and inclusion rather than Tough and intimidating.
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Jazz in the Vineyards

Saturday, November 24, 2018 | 3pm
Location:  Hope Estate, 2213 Broke Road, Pokolbin

Who better to perform these classic Motown hits than international jazz great, James Morrison, and his hot swingin’ band. Expect to hear all the hits like ‘Heard it Through the Grapevine’, ‘Dancing in the Streets’, ‘Get Ready’, ‘You Can’t Hurry Love’, ‘What’s Going On’, ‘My Girl’… and plenty more.

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John Farnham

Saturday, December 1, 2018
Location:  Bimbadgen, Pokolbin, NSW
Aussie legends John Farnham and Daryl Braithwaite are set to tour Australia again, but this time they’re bringing a handful of local and international acts for the latest edition of the A Day On The Green tour.
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Shania Twain

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Location:  Hope Estate, 2213 Broke Road, Pokolbin

In what promises to be one of the most anticipated tours of 2018, Global superstar Shania Twain has announced that she will hit the road this year in support of her new album, NOW.

It’s been 15 years since Shania Twain released the hit album ‘Up!’ and she is still the one who knows how to draw a crowd. Listen to hits from her new album such as ‘Life’s about to get Good’!

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Red Hot Summer Tour 2019 - Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett & The Living End

Saturday, February 2, 2019
Location:  Roche Estate, Pokolbin NSW
The mercury will be rising next January, because the 2019 Red Hot Summer tour just dropped a lineup that’s straight fiyahhhhh. The next instalment of the national romp will be headlined by Aussie treasure Jimmy Barnes, backed by a delegation of homegrown and international rock icons including Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton and Chocolate Starfish.
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