2023 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where is the festival located?
Festival will be held in the Conference and Events Centre of Crowne Plaza 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?
Can I buy my ticket on the day?
Yes you sure can,
Final Release/On the day: $25 per entry + booking fee (available on Saturday 24th June, ONLINE ONLY)
NO tickets will be available at the gate. All tickets must be purchase via online.
How do I purchase drink tickets?
Drink tickets are available for purchase throughout the festival
$2 per drink ticket
Drink Tickets can be purchased via cash or EFTPOS roaming drink ticket staff on the day of event.
How do I use my drink tickets for wine, beer, cider or spirits on the day?
Drinks are available at each stall holder by presenting your pre-purchased drink tickets:
30ml wine: 1 drink ticket
(Glass of wine are available and would require 5 drink tickets)
100ml taster below 6.5% ABV: 1 drink ticket
100ml taster 6.5% ABV and above: 2 drink tickets
Cans or 425ml cup below 6.5% ABV: 4 drink tickets
Cans or 425ml cup 6.5% ABV and above: 6 drink tickets
Spirit & liqueur
5-7ml tasters: 1 drink ticket
425ml cup with spirit and soft drink: 4 drink tickets
Drinks will be served in wine glasses or 425ml disposable cups OR can depending on chosen drink size.
*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
Do I need cash for this festival?
ATM machine is available at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, near concierge. Some exhibitors will have EFTPOS machines
Is smoking permitted?
Smoking will be permitted in designated outdoor areas only (see festival map on the day for location).
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