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Early Bird Tickets for the 2024 Lovedale Long Lunch

Early Bird Tickets for next year’s Lovedale Long Lunch go on sale later this week!

The beloved event will celebrate 30 years in 2024 and promises an amazing gastronomic journey to match the momentous occasion.

For the uninitiated, the Lovedale Long Lunch is one of the most loved events on the Hunter Valley calendar that invites food and wine enthusiasts to explore the delights of Lovedale.

Each May, a gathering of the Hunter Valley’s top chefs collaborates with six of Lovedale’s premier wineries, accompanied by local entertainment, creating a weekend of culinary delight and entertainment for all food lovers to savour.

Early Bird Delights

Early Bird Ticket prices kick off at an enticing $99 per person, but you’ll need to act fast because these tickets are in high demand and extremely limited. To ensure you don’t miss out on this culinary extravaganza, we strongly recommend getting your crew organised and getting online as soon as they go on sale.

Choose Your Adventure

Ticket holders will have the opportunity to select two out of the six participating wineries to visit with their group. This means more quality time savoring each venue’s offerings and less time spent traveling between them.

Participating Wineries

The roster of participating wineries reads like a who’s who of Hunter Valley excellence: Allandale Winery, Emma’s Cottage, Gartelmann Wines, Saltire Estate, Sandalyn Estate, and Tatler Wines. Each of these esteemed establishments will offer a unique and delectable experience.

Ticket Options

There are three enticing ticket options to choose from, ensuring that you can tailor your Lovedale Long Lunch experience to your preferences:

Saturday Package: This includes entry on Saturday, 2 main meals, 1 dessert or cheese plate, and 1 souvenir wine tasting glass.

Weekend Package: This grants entry on both Saturday and Sunday, along with 3 main meals, 2 desserts or cheese plates, and 1 souvenir wine-tasting glass.

Sunday Package: For those who prefer a Sunday outing, this package provides entry on Sunday, 1 main meal, 1 dessert or cheese plate, and 1 souvenir wine-tasting glass.

Plan Your Day

When booking your tickets, you’ll have the flexibility to choose from three start times: 9:30 am, 10:00 am, or 10:30 am. Afterward, you can decide when to move on to your next venue, with options available between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm.

The Lovedale Long Lunch is happening on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2024! Early Bird Tickets will be on sale 10am, Thursday 28 September 2023. Visit to find out more.