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If an outdoor concert isn’t on your bucket list you need to add it now! The Hunter Valley is the favourite destination for many of the world’s best known performers… Springsteen, Sting, The Eagles, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Cold Chisel… need we go on? They’re all lured by the stunning vineyard backdrop, great wines and country hospitality.

Then there are the wine and food festivals, including the Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival held each May and June, and regional music and film festivals.  Whatever your party vibe, we’ve got an event so suit.

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School Holidays at Crowne Plaza

Family Friendly At Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley 430 Wine Country Drive Lovedale , NSW 2325

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Monday 9th July - Sunday 22nd July
9:55 - 11:55am

Tags: Lovedale


Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley have an exciting host of activities for the whole family to enjoy this school holidays. Enter a World of Wizardry at our Harry Potter themed kids high tea, take part in our Lego Long Lunch and build your very own mini-burger or wander through the array of hand-selected stalls at the Twilight markets. 


Events include:

Harry Potter High Tea
Enter a world of magic and enjoy an abundance of sweet treats and snacks at our first Harry Potter themed Kids High Tea. The little ones will also enjoy a range of entertainment including a magician, face painting and arts and crafts.

Dates: 14th [Sold out] 20th July [Sold out] and Sunday 15th July [New]
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Pricing: Adults (16 and above): $32
Children (2and above): $29
Children (2 and under): Free, individual seats not allocated

Lego Long Lunch
Hosted by Lil’ Kidz Constructions, the kids will love the range of brick building activities which will be sure to challenge and inspire their creativity. Following the 1 hour workshop, each little builder will construct their own mini-burger to demolish for lunch.

Dates: 21st July
Time: 11am – 12:30pm
Venue: Please see Concierge for location
Pricing: $20 per person

Pop Up Art Exhibition
A two day art exhibition showcasing local artists from across the Valley. Sample some of the local wines as you admire the unique artwork. (Image credit: Kristi Bain).

Dates: 12th & 13th July
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Venue: Please see Concierge for location

Twilight Markets
Back by popular demand, the Twilight markets will be running again these school holidays. Wander through the array of hand-selected market stalls, there will be plenty to eat and drink following our chef’s selection, local food stalls and a generous selection of wine and craft beers that will be available.

Dates: 7th July
Time: 2pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Activity Lawn

Glamour Nails with Ubika Spa
Get your nails painted by a Ubika Spa nail specialist and learn the basics of great nail care.
Dates: 11th July
Time: 11am – 12noon
Venue: Please see Concierge for location
Pricing: $10 per person

Hair Tutorial with Ubika Spa
Learn how to care for your hair, do the perfect ponytail and discover the tricks to the classic updo.
Dates: 18th July
Time: 11am – 12noon
Venue: Please see Concierge for location
Pricing: $10 per person (suitable for 7+ years)

Playdough Activities
Build characters from your favourite stories using Play-Doh. Children must be supervised by an adult.

Dates: 9th July & 17th July
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Venue: For location please see Concierge’
Price: Free

Children's Flower Crown Workshop
Become a garden princess for a day, join florists from Wired Stems for a hands-on flower crown workshop using a variety of fresh flowers.

Dates: 15th July
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Venue: Please see Concierge for location’
Price: $15 per person

Dancing Water Fountain Lights
Enjoy the special water fountain show full of music and a spectacular lights display while taking in the beautiful surrounds at dusk.

Dates: Daily
Time: 6pm and 9pm
Venue: 1st Tee

Build a Pizza
Join our Chef for a hands-on pizza making workshop, and enjoy your edible creations.

Dates: 10th July and 16th July 2018
Time: 11am – 12noon
Venue: Please see Concierge for location
Price: $10 per person

Cupcake decorating
Bring out the inner chef in your children with a workshop that combines art with deliciousness.

Dates: 19th July
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Venue: Please see Concierge for location
Price: $10 per person

Crowne Cinema
Grab a popcorn, a drink and settle in to watch some of the latest and most popular films, only at Crowne Cinemas!

Dates: Daily
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Venue: See Concierge for daily location
Price: Free

Disney Family Trivia
In Aladdin, what is the name of Princess Jasmine’s pet tiger? In Toy Story, what game does Slinky play? Answer these questions and more to prove your Disney fandom at our family fun night trivia. Chips, Snacks and soft drink available for purchase.

Dates: 9th & 19th July
Time: 5pm – 6pm
Venue: Please see Concierge for location’
Price: Free entry with prizes to be won!

Kangaroo Spotting Tours
Go for an early morning ride in our buggy to spot a ‘roo or two. Bring a camera for some cool snaps of quintessentially Hunter wildlife.

Dates: Daily
Time: 8am – 8:30am
Price:$15 per person

Our dedicated kid’s club is a miniature resort for the little ones and is open throughout the school holidays. With plenty of family-friendly activities to keep your little ones entertained including a kid’s train, carousel and games room.


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