Hunter Valley Chrissie Lights 2018

It’s that time of year again! The time when Mariah Carey and Michael Bublé are playing on repeat, Christmas movie binges are happening nightly and of course, THE LIGHTS!

DID YOU KNOW: The Southern Hemisphere is home to the biggest and most breathtaking light display, featuring over 2 million pretty lights? So there.

*Sings* Turn up the lights in here baby, extra bright I want ya’ll to see this.

Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Light extravaganza is back for an impressive eleventh year (HB, HV!) and, as if Humpty Dumpty and the twinkling Tardis weren’t sensory overload enough, they’ve beefed out their line up with new incredible rides, a Ferris wheel, Carousel, Swing Chair and Super Slide.

A true adult playground – the installations play with scope and scale (and a little bit of magic) to send even the grinchiest human on an illuminated trip back to childhood. Hunter Valley Gardens never disappoint - it is wine country, after all! Purchase tickets online now, the event starts on November 2. Adult evening tickets start at $30, and a Family Pass (2 Adults + 2 Children) starts at $99.

Can you already hear the “ooohhhing” and “ahhhing”?

We all know driving with Christmas lights in our eyes is unsafe and unwise. Best to shack up at the incandescent Hunter Valley YHA, book yourself into a wine tour and wonder why you don’t go on staycations way more often. Like, every weekend. 

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