Back for 2019! Roche Estate, in the beautiful Hunter Valley vineyards, will host the second ever Hunter Valley Night Glow on Saturday 13th April 2019. The evening will include a family friendly night market offering some of the Hunter Valley’s best food, wine and hand-made crafts, along with live musical performances to entertain you.
The festivities will also include roving performers, face-painting and jumping castles to keep kids of all ages entertained. This event is all about lighting up the night so glow-in-the-dark t-shirts, glasses, headbands and other glow items will all be available for purchase during the event so that you can ‘Get your glow on’.
There will be various hot air balloons on display during the night including the enormous Roche Estate Balloon, which is the biggest passenger balloon in Australia, as well as special-shape balloons that are sure to delight.
The main event will be the spectacular balloon Night Glow which will see hot air balloons inflated and tethered in the Roche Estate vineyards. The Night Glow will be choreographed to music and will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display in what will be a wonderful family night out.
The Hunter Valley Night Glow festivities begin from 5.00pm (gates opening at 4pm) and run through until 9pm, making this a family friendly event.
WEATHER DEPENDENCY - Please be aware that this event is weather dependent so in the event of extreme weather conditions, ticket holders will receive an email on the day of the event advising of event cancellation. Event updates will also be posted on the Event Facebook page here.
TICKETS - Tickets will need to be purchased in advance online.There will be NO tickets available at the gate on the night. Follow the link below to purchase your tickets.
EVENT SHUTTLE/PARKING- Rover Coaches shuttles will be running a shuttle service to the event with pick up locations in Cessnock and the vineyards, Singleton, Maitland and Newcastle. Please contact Rover Coaches directly to book. Details can be found here -
Free parking is available on site in designated parking areas only at Roche Estate. Staff will be onsite to guide you to the appropriate car park. No Parking is permitted on road sides or shoulders any time leading up to, during or after the Event.
To reduce traffic congestions please consider taking the event shuttle.
WHAT TO BRING – Homemade food items are allowed to be bought into the event, plastic disposable cutlery only. A range of food and beverages outlets will be available on the evening.
Bring your own picnic blankets and seating to make the most of your Hunter Valley Night Glow experience. No Umbrellas Allowed, No Tables Allowed.
Small Soft Eskys/Cooler Bag Style are allowed to be bought into the event. BYO alcohol will not be permitted. 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.
REFUND POLICY- Tickets are refundable up until 30 days before the event. No refunds will be offered after this time (other than in the event of weather cancellation) but are transferable. In the event of extreme weather, that would prevent the entire event from proceeding, tickets will be refunded.
MARKET STALL HOLDERS- Please contact Roche Estate to discuss booking a place for your stall - [email protected]