Hunter Valley Wine Festival

2024 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is the festival located?

Festival will be held in the Conference and Events Centre of Rydges Resort Hunter Valley, can enter via the hotel reception or walk past the tennis courts and you will see us….

 

What time does the festival start and finish?

11am-5pm

 

Can I buy my ticket on the day?

Yes you sure can,

Ticket information will be release soon……

NO tickets will be available at the gate. All tickets must be purchase via online.

How do I purchase drink tickets?

The festival is a 100% cashless event and all transactions must be processed using the Square terminals at each exhibitor.

What beverages will be available on the day?

We will have a great range of wines, craft beers, ciders, cocktails and spirits.

Non-alcoholic beverages will be available on the day

Wine will be served in wine glasses provided.

Other beverages will be served in disposable plastic cupware provided

*Some exhibitors may charge additional tasting tickets for lower/higher ABV drinks

 

Is this a family friendly event?
Families are welcome and there will be lots for the kids to do on the day including train rides, jumping castle, face painting and station train. It is a great day out for the whole family so why not spend the day in the Hunter Valley and bring the kids along too!

 

Can I buy product from exhibitors on the day?

Absolutely, all exhibitor will be selling their wine/beer/cider/gourmet food products. Exhibitors will provide a sealable bag for your awesome purchases.

Please note these beverages cannot be consumed during the event

 

Will there be food available for lunch?
YES, there will be hot and cold food available for purchase from our 5 pop up stalls. Open during each session

 

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No outside food or drink allowed inside. Free water will be available at each exhibitors stand

 

Any Entertainment?

The festival will have live music throughout the day to keep you entertained.
Announcement will be made closer with confirmed entertainment.
Families are welcome and there will be lots for the kids to do on the day including the train, jumping castle, face painting and station train. It is a great day out for the whole family so why not spend the day in the Hunter Valley and bring the kids along too!

 

Is smoking permitted?

Smoking will be permitted in designated outdoor areas only (see festival map on the day for location).

 

TRANSPORT OPTIONS

LOCAL SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE –Indulge in that extra glass of wine and leave your driving worries behind you.Vineyard Shuttle Service will pick you up from your accommodation and drive you to the Hunter Valley Wine & Beer FestivalPokolbin central from $20pp return. For bookings please contact Vineyard Shuttles on 02 4991 3655 or tours@vineyardshuttle.com.au