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Christmas Lights Spectacular Shines Bright on 10 Year Anniversary

November 1, 2017 Whats On No Comments Email Email

Christmas Lights Spectacular are celebrating an impressive 10 years of spreading the Christmas spirit and joy to children of all ages. To mark this momentus occasion, Hunter Valley Gardens invites you to explore the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest and most breathtaking display of over 2 million lights. This much loved family event will officially open from Friday, November 3rd 2017, to Saturday, January 27th 2018.

Join Hunter Valley Gardens in the merriments as guests are dazzled by 8kms of illuminated pathways and sparkling lights in every direction they look, stretching across an impressive 13 hectares.

And for the first time ever, to mark the anniversary, Hunter Valley Gardens will be giving away 10 incredible prizes to attendees throughout the event.  Including the major prize of a Hunter Valley Crossroads Festival weekend away consisting of 2 nights’ accommodation for 2, 2 tickets to the Crossroads festival of your choice at Roche Estate, wine tasting and more! As well as other great giveaways such as a hot air balloon flight for two over the Hunter Valley.  Prizes will be awarded randomly to visitors at the ticket gate, and details will be announced on Hunter Valley Gardens’ social media channels.

As they tour the ground, sightseers will be treated to 16 individual displays, including a chance to go ‘globetrotting’ with an ‘Around the World’ themed area, which includes some of the most iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower,  Sydney Harbour Scene, Dutch Windmills and a giant 4m diameter globe. These along with an incredible present tree that stands 4m tall, will be lit up in extravagant style.

This year, Christmas Lights Spectacular also introduces three beautiful and permanent brand new rides to the line-up for visitors to enjoy. These include a dazzling Ferris Wheel, Carousel and Swing Chair*.

The inflatable fun zone will make a return this year in two new locations, giving children even more opportunities to jump, bounce and race. Visitors can enjoy playing on an exciting range of inflatables, jumping castles, obstacle courses, an arcade alley, and the incredible 35 metre long Super Slide**.

Visit the enchanting Animatronic Santa’s Factory, write a letter to Santa, visit with the Elves and have a photo taken with Santa himself. There will also be stunning fireworks displays held on the opening night (3rd November) and New Year’s Eve at 9.00pm.

The entire family will be able to enjoy the festive season with a delicious selection of food and beverage stalls, roaming entertainment including carollers (until Boxing Day), and nightly performances by much loved children’s music group Little Scallywagz.

Please note: Gates will open at a new time of 5.30pm and will close at 10.00pm.

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

Adult $30

Children (4-15 yrs) $25

Children (3 yrs & under) FREE

Family (2 Adults + 1 Child) $75

Family (2 Adults + 2 Child) $95

Family Pass Extra Child $20

Social Group Adult $24

Social Group Child (4-15 yrs) $19

Wristbands (Unlimited Rides) $15

*Ride Tokens $2 – $6

** At an extra cost

Day + Night passes available

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