Media Release: Hunter Galley Gardens Christmas lights is back, bigger and brighter than ever

Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular, has returned this year with a magnificent display of 3 million twinkling lights. Opening its doors on Friday, November 4th, 2022, through to January 26th, 2023, families can explore over 14 hectares of breathtaking gardens. After refurbishing a few of their all-time favourite features, the Hunter Valley Gardens is shining brighter than ever, making it the perfect mid-week or weekend escape these summer holidays.

There is an assortment of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy over the three-month period. Capture the perfect holiday photo with your favourite Christmas characters, and make sure not to miss Scallywags and Friends with a show every weekend in November. Back for the first time this year, children can pen long Christmas lists and letters to Santa and post it to the North Pole at our Santa Letterbox.

Tune into the music this December with Kids Carols singing every Saturday and Sunday, along with the rocking elves performing their Christmas carols every Thursday and Friday. Reign in The New Year with your loved ones under our spectacular fireworks display at 9:00pm, December 31st. January will feature crowd favourites for both young and old at heart includingPaw Patrol, Cocomelon, and Sesame Street.

Attendees will be able to enjoy the traditional family favourites that have returned this year such as the spectacular 35-metre-long Superslide for the bold and daring, accompanied by anincredible Ferris Wheel for those who want to relax and soak up the view. Swing chairs, a traditional Venetian carousel, 14m tall Christmas Tree, and spinning Teacups will make it an unmissable event.

” src=”blob:″ alt=”image012.jpg” align=”left” hspace=”12″ v:shapes=”Picture_x0020_7″ class=”Apple-web-attachment Singleton” apple-inline=”yes” style=”opacity: 1;”>Only a short 2-hour drive from Sydney, guests can enjoy the vast interactive space that Hunter Valley Gardens has created. This year’s Christmas Light Spectacular will make you believe that you have entered a new world, one where a 2.5m illuminated snowman is normal, and the opportunity to sit on Santa’s chair and enjoy Santa’s playground is an everyday Christmas experience.

Guests won’t go hungry during the festivities, with a delicious selection of food and beverage stalls available to choose from.

Kim Jacob’s, The Gardens Marketing Manager, says, “We’re excited to see new and familiar faces back at the Hunter Valley Gardens this year to experience the magic of Christmas. With new refurbished rides and displays appearing this year, we are sure everyone will be blown away by the lights while enjoy an incredible night of music and food.”

Gates will open at 5:30pm and will close at 10:30pm.

Christmas Lights Spectacular tickets are on sale now and prices include:

Adult $34 $34 $50
Children (4-15 yrs.) $27 $27 $40
Family (2ad + 1chd) $80 $80 $120
Family (2ad+2chd) $100 $100 $150
Family (1ad+2chd) $70 $70 $100
Extra Child (with Family) $24 $24 $38
Child under 3 FREE FREE FREE


Ride Tokens $6 each Bonus 6 pack  for $30


For more details on Christmas Lights Spectacular, tickets and program please


For further information, images and interviews please contact:

Claire Cooke at Agent99 PR on or 0450 448 556

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