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Christmas Lights Spectacular returns to Hunter Valley Gardens

You know Christmas is just around the corner when Hunter Valley Gardens flips the switch on the annual Christmas Lights Spectacular.

This year, more than ever, an immersive world of holiday magic,. with over 4 million lights awaiting you.

As you wander through the amazing displays, you’ll find yourself transported to a myriad memory memory-making scenes including Fairy Land, 12 Days of Christmas, Winter Wonderland, Twinkle Tree Trail, Mr & Mrs Claus, and more!

Whether you’re planning a family holiday, a cozy date night, or a memorable night out with friends, the Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular has something for everyone. With free onsite parking and numerous accommodation options nearby, this year, make your way to the Hunter Valley and create unforgettable Christmas memories.


The festive fun doesn’t stop at the lights. Throughout November and December, enjoy Christmas-themed stage shows that will captivate your heart. And in January, treat the kids to performances by Little Scallywagz, The Pretty Amazing Jono, and Bravissimo. Don’t forget to capture the holiday spirit with a family Santa photo in the Gardens Igloo Marquee, available from 3 November until Christmas Eve.


If you’re wondering about New Year’s plans, look no further. The Gardens will keep the Christmas cheer alive with a dazzling fireworks display on New Year’s Eve at 9 pm, lighting up both the sky and the faces of little ones. Plus, make sure to send your Santa letters with their Magic Mailbox for express delivery to the North Pole. Explore the Christmas World, write Santa letters, discover the miniature world of Tiny Town, and lose yourself in the World of Christmas display.


Add extra excitement to your Christmas Lights Spectacular visit with an array of amazing rides operating until late each night. Take in the illuminated Christmas displays from above on the spectacular Ferris Wheel, enjoy a traditional Venetian Carousel ride, feel the adrenaline rush on the Swing Chairs, spin and twirl on the colourful Tea Cups, or race down the massive Superslide on a mat.


Hungry after all the excitement? Not to worry, food vendors are on hand with loaded fries, burgers, wood-fired pizza, and more to satisfy your cravings. If you prefer a sit-down meal, Harrigan’s Hunter Valley and éléments at Mercure Hotel Hunter Valley Gardens are just a short walk or drive away, offering hearty dining options.

Hunter Valley Gardens
Christmas Lights Spectacular

How to Book

Tickets can be purchased online at subject to availability.

Tickets are available online and from Garden entry however, we recommend purchasing tickets online to avoid disappointment. We do not sell any tickets through third-party sellers, only purchase your online tickets from