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Hunter Valley Night Glow 2

Hunter Valley Night Glow - Saturday September 30th from 5.00pm - 9.00pm

On the evening of Saturday 30th September the night skies over Roche Estate will light up in a vivid display of fire and colour for the first ever Hunter Valley Night Glow. A highlight of many balloon fiestas – and making its first appearance at the Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta - is the traditional hot air balloon night glow where tethered balloons light up the evening sky in a fun and exciting choreographed display.

The Hunter Valley Night Glow festivities begin from 5.00pm and run through until 9pm, making this an event for the whole family.

The evening will include a family friendly night market showcasing some of the Hunter Valley's best food and wine, along with live musical performances throughout the night. Families will have the opportunity to walk through a semi-inflated hot air balloon and learn how a balloon operates. Face painting and activities to entertain younger children will be on offer, while a mini balloon flight display is sure to delight everyone. The highlight of the night will be the balloon Night Glow where nine hot air balloons will light up the night sky, all choreographed to music. This breathtaking spectacle will culminate with a fireworks display over Roche Estate


What can I bring into the event?

Bring your own picnic blankets and seating to make the most of your Hunter Valley Night Glow experience! You are welcome to bring your own picnic style food or purchase a delicious meal from one of the onsite vendors. Wine tastings are available as well as some limited wine sales. Sorry but BYO alcohol will not be permitted.

For everyone’s comfort and safety:

  • No sharp knives will be allowed into the event, plastic/bamboo disposable cutlery only.
  • No Umbrellas Allowed,
  • No Tables Allowed.
  • Small Soft Eskys\Cooler Bag Style are allowed to be bought into the event. Bags/Esky Bags will be searched at the Event entry points.
  • All drinks that are bought into the event ie soft drinks and water must be unopened/sealed.
  • Any person found involved in underage drinking or caught with BYO alcohol will be issued a citation and a fine by the Police, and evicted from the Event site. Guardians of any minors involved will also be removed and be evicted from the Event site.
  • No pets are allowed on the Event site.


Is this event weather dependent?

Yes, however this event will only be cancelled in the instance of extreme weather. In the event of unsuitable weather you will receive an email on the day of the event advising of event cancellation.


Is there parking available at this event?

There is plenty of FREE parking on site at Roche Estate. Staff will be onsite to guide you to the appropriate car park. No Parking is permitted on road sides or shoulders at any time for the event or any time leading up to, during or after the Event. 


Where is the event being held?

Roche Estate - Corner Broke Road & McDonalds Road, Pokolbin.


How much are the tickets?

Adult tickets from $16pp

Tickets purchased in advance of the event will receive an Early bird rate of $16. Tickets purchased at the gate will be $20 per adult.


Child tickets from $7pp

Children’s tickets purchased in advance of the event will receive an Early bird rate of $7. Tickets purchased at the gate will be $10 per child. Child rate applies for children aged from four to 15 years of age. Children three years and under are free of charge.


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