Hunter Valley Concerts and Events
Pokolbin Village is located within a short walk to the concert and event venues of Hope Estate & Tempus Two (adjacent to Pokolbin Village), the Hunter Valley Gardens and only a 5 minute drive from Bimbadgen Estate and Tyyrell's Vineyard.
Pokolbin Village also offers return shuttle transport to and from local event locations for your convenience. Enquire with Reception for booking details.
Handmade Hunter Markets
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - Saturday, December 30, 2017
Kevin Sobels Wines, Pokolbin
These local markets have the reputation for being the longest running, 100 per cent handmade market in the winery area. In fact, it is one that tour buses regularly plan into their itineraries. Every item in every stall is handmade by the person selling it to you and they love to talk about their work and ideas. They take great pride in the fact that when you buy something from here, you are taking a little bit of the Hunter home with you. The markets are held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, Saturday and Sunday of long weekends, plus 'special event' markets.
Love on the Lawn Wedding Festival
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Hope Estate, Pokolbin
Love on the Lawn is Australia's first wedding festival! A chilled festival vibe and a relaxed day out for the wedding industry to showcase their products and services to happy brides to be.
Now in its fourth year, Love on the Lawn is a fair with a distinct difference, a beautiful setting and diverse wedding vendors on display. The festival is a visual feast of colour and creativity with expert advice, live entertainment, wine tastings, food sampling, celebrity MCs and fashion shows.
The girls can take in a fashion parade and the boys can grab a beer in the man cave whilst getting measured for a suit.
Find all your wedding vendors in a chilled day out in the vines. What's not to love!
Folk In Broke
Sorry. We are fully booked for this event.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
McNamara Park, Broke
Described as "Intimate Musical Glory at its Sweetest Roots” Folk In Broke is returning to picturesque McNamara Park Broke on Saturday September 30, 2017
With a musical footprint encompassing folk, blues, country, roots & world it’s sure to be a huge celebration in Broke!!
Hunter Valley Night Glow
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Roche Estate - Corner Broke Road & McDonalds Road, Pokolbin
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 night glow where tethered balloons light up the evening sky in a fun and exciting choreographed display.
Rose Spectacular @ Hunter Valley Gardens
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Saturday, October 28, 2017
Broke Road, Pokolbin
Take the opportunity to see Hunter Valley Gardens blooming with millions of blooms, throughout the annual Rose Spectacular. See 35,000 rose bushes in over 125 different varieties. The majority of the roses are grown at Hunter Valley Gardens are of the fragrant variety, after all, a rose without perfume just isn't a rose! Includes rose talks and demonstrations.
Dates yet to be confirmed.
Opera in the Vineyards
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Chateau Elan Hunter Valley, Vintage Drive, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
Let your spirits soar as these international stars lead you on a journey through some of the most beautiful arias and duets ever written. Even the ‘opera-shy’ will be familiar with these unforgettable masterpieces, brought to vibrant life at this stunning new venue.
Friday, October 20, 2017 - Sunday, October 22, 2017
Newcastle’s cutest export DJ Mason Andrews and Central Coast local Daniel Turner are locked in as the talent for the Saturday night party with more Australian acts to follow shortly.
Get in early and book your Hunter Valley accommodation early.. year one saw more than 600 people visit the festival and numbers are set to rise!
The official events for year two will be consolidated over three days – here’s the beginnings of the festival calendar;
•Friday 20th October – Welcome Dinner at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen 7pm
•Saturday 21st October – Pokolbin Pride Party from 6.30pm to 1am
•Sunday 22nd October – Recovery Party 12-4pm
•Sunday 22nd October – Closing Reception 5pm – 7.30pm.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Enjoy a spectacular ballooning adventure, flying with around twenty colourful balloons, then indulge in a delicious champagne breakfast on the deck at Peterson's Champagne House.
Balloons will take to the skies over the beautiful Hunter Valley at sunrise on the mornings of one weekend only in October to delight passengers and spectators alike.
Midnight Oil - The Great Circle 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Hope Estate, Pokolbin
Midnight Oil, the legendary rockers and agitators, are preparing their first world tour in over two decades and will be performing an unmissable show amongst the vineyards of the majestic Hunter Valley at Hope Estate.
Special guests are Birds of Tokyp & Ash Grunwald.
Christmas Lights Spectacular
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - Friday, January 26, 2018
Hunter Valley Gardens, Broke Road, Pokolbin
Now in its eleventh year, Christmas Lights Spectacular has become a family tradition and it's on again with millions of Christmas lights on display! With sound and light displays, live entertainment and a special appearance from Santa, this is an event for all ages.
Also up until Christmas, have your photo taken with Santa by a professional photographer. Special night rates apply. Accommodation packages available.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Hope Estate, Broke Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Get ready to return to the 80s in November 2017! Abstract Entertainment and Hope Estate is proud to announce five of the biggest 80s International music acts Paul Young, Go West, The Cutting Crew, Wang Chung and Taylor Dayne will be joined by Australias own John Paul Young and the Allstars, Pseudo Echo and The Chantoozies for an unforgettable 80s Fest in the Hunter Valley on Saturday, 4th November.
The incredible lineup features some of the best artists of the era from three continents. Fans will be serenading the vineyards with some of the most memorable songs of the time including Love of the Common People, Wherever I Lay My Hat, We Close Our Eyes, The King Of Wishful Thinking, I just Died In Your Arms Tonight, Lets Go, Tell It To My Heart .. and they are just the international chart toppers!
LIVE Reunion Tour
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Roche Estate, Broke Road Pokolbin
One of the world’s biggest rock acts LIVE have reunited and are heading to Australia for a series of massive shows under the stars this November including a not-to-be-missed outdoor event at the Hunter Valley’s iconic Roche Estate.
The original line-up of LIVE– Ed Kowalczyk (vocals, guitar), Chad Taylor (guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums, percussion) recently reunited for this worldwide tour, bringing their explosive live show to Australia for the first time in over a decade with special guests, Lifehouse, The Calling and Thirsty Merc.
SummerSalt Ft. Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Hope Estate, Broke Road Pokolbin
Zaccaria Concerts & Touring are very excited to present SummerSalt – a brand new concert event which exemplifies the great Australian outdoor summer. SummerSalt will take place in some of the most picturesque locations around the country. On top of showcasing the best of home-grown and international bands – it will also bring cultural attractions, placing a very heavy emphasis on local community and sustainability. This will be a first of its kind. Launching the first SummerSalt series of concerts, will be some of Australia’s best loved and most notable bands & artists.
Cat Stevens 50th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Roche Estate- Broke Road Pokolbin
British singer-songwriting legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Yusuf / Cat Stevens will tour Australia & New Zealand in November and December. A Cat’s Attic “Peace Train Tour” commemorates the 50th Anniversary of his first major hit single and debut album Matthew & Son released in 1967.This 50th Anniversary Tour is going to be an unmissable night for fans.
KC & The Sunshine Band - A Day on the Green
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Put on your dancing shoes, because disco legends Village People and KC And The Sunshine Band have just announced a new Australian tour with fellow party-starters Sister Sledge.
The dancefloor-friendly trio of acts are set to perform huge shows in Melbourne and Sydney this December, and they’ll also tour the country with five other shows for A Day On The Green in the same month.
KC And The Sunshine Band will be touring with their whole 15-piece crew, while Village People (who already toured Australia this year) will this time be fronted by their original frontman and ‘cop’ Victor Willis, making his first appearances with the band in over 25 years.
Joining Village People, KC And The Sunshine Band and Sister Sledge at their A Day On The Green shows will be Aussie music legend Marcia Hines.