The Southern hemisphere’s largest lights display,Christmas Lights Spectacular will be spreading holiday magic to families and friends from 8th November, 2019 until 26th January,2020. This year, Hunter Valley Gardens will dazzle guests with stunning lights like never before with a series of newly created immersive displays.
Over three million lights will illuminate the Gardens and take guests on a journey down magical paths where memories can be created with loved ones as their imaginations are set free. There will be over 20 displays for event-goers of all ages to enjoy within the Gardens.
The Gardens favourite Christmas essentials are back! Families can capture a moment next to the eight metre tall Mega Christmas tree, and then take the littlies to visit Santa’s enchanting workshop, write a letter to the North Pole and get a photo with Santa Claus himself (until Christmas Eve)*. Popular kids entertainment group Little Scallywagz will be returning this year with their Rock’n Elfy’s show to share the Christmas cheer,alongside the events most loved magicians and entertainers.
This year couples can soak up the romantic energy in the Lover’s Corner, a newly created experience for those who want to celebrate their love this merry season.Guests can take a stroll through a heart tunnel and enjoy a kiss under the mistletoe with their significant other.If you’re feeling particularly loved up, there are proposal packages available to create the perfect moment for your bride or groom-to-be.
Visitors dreaming of a Northern Hemisphere style Christmas will enjoy the exquisite White Christmas scene, where white treetops, a snow cave and arctic animals will transport them to a land far away. For an extra magical touch,we suggest walking through the new light tunnels, where you’ll be immersed in hundreds of lights as you wander through.
Guests will also be able to enjoy the Around the World display,where they can share moments with loved ones next to some of the world’s most famous landmarks;including new and improved Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Centre Point Tower,London Big Ben and Edinburgh Castle.
For the young and young at heart,they’re bringing even more fun with inflatable zones, jumping castles and thrill-seeking rides. Fan favourites include the majestic Venetian Carousel, a Ferris Wheel which gives you a beautiful view of the gardens from above, the classic Swing Chairanda 35 metre Super slide to top off the fun*.
Spectacular staple swill of course remain,including delicious food and beverage stalls, roaming entertainment including carollers (until Boxing Day). The Gardens giant Walk-Through Bauble will be back,as big and bright as ever, as well as the all-time favourites of Princess Castle, Fairyland and Candyland. Be sure not to miss their famous fireworks display to beheld on New Year’s Eve.
To ensure the Hunter Valley Gardens magic reaches the whole country, a competition is running to find Australia’s most memorable family moment. Simply by sharing a photo of your family’s most magical moment here, you can win an unforgettable holiday that includes 2 nights accommodation, a family Day & Night pass to Christmas Lights Spectacular and four unlimited rides passes*
Grace Redman, Marketing Manager ofHunter Valley Garden ssays, “This year’s event is our biggest and most interactive yet, with more attractions and installations on offer than ever before.We have incorporated a range of new displays that cater to different audiences, and we can’t wait to reveal them.Christmas Lights Spectacular is truly magical for every person, no matter what age they are,so get on board and spread that festive spirit.”
Please note: Gates will open at 5.30pm and will close at 10.00pm
*These activities are an additional cost at the event.*