Hunter Valley Gardens is renowned for hosting a range of family events and this year’s ‘Snow Time in the Garden’ is pulling out all the stops. The Gardens will become a winter paradise kicking off on Saturday June 25th until Sunday July 17th. With 12 ‘Snow Time’ activities on offer in a new and improved event area, it is guaranteed fun for the whole family.
The three week event will give families the opportunity to enjoy all things winter, without having to travel to the snow, plus activities are FREE once admission is paid! With the Snow Time Play Zone area double the size it was last year, the Ice Toboggan almost double the length and the Ice Skating rink over 20%larger, this year is even bigger and better fun for the school holidays.
SNOW TIME PLAY ZONE – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
Double the space, double the fun! This fantastic man-made snow play area gives kids the freedom to build a snowman, make a snow angel or create a ‘Frozen’ palace. With two equally large play areas, there’s more space for everyone the ‘chill out’ this year.
INFLATABLES – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
Bounce around with unlimited play on three massive inflatables. Including a jumping castle and two super-fun obstacle courses, there’s enough excitement to keep the little ones entertained day or night.
REAL ICE TOBOGGAN – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
This year’s Ice Toboggan is now an exhilarating 40 metres long. Go speeding down on your snow tube as many times as you like. It’ll be sure to get your blood pumping!
ICE SKATING RINK – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm (last session 8.30pm)
Kick off your Snow Time fun with a spin around the Ice Skating Rink, now over 20% bigger than last year so there is more space to move around to disco lights and music. Skating sessions will run for 20 minutes and can fit up to 240 skaters at any time. With sessions starting at 10.00am every day, collect your session ticket, grab your skates, helmet and Bobby Seal and make sure you don’t miss out! This year you can now spend Friday and Saturday nights (5pm-9pm) dancing away on the ice at Snow Time’s Silent Disco on Ice – pick up your headsets and boogie.
HVG SUPER SLIDE – DAILY 10.00am – 9.00pm
Snow Time in the Garden is excited to introduce the HVG Super Slide! A thrilling new ride that will light up Hunter Valley Gardens during Snow Time and throughout the year. Standing at a huge 12 metres high and 35 metres long, it’s time to grab a giant slide mat and slip, slide down the rainbow.
The family fun doesn’t stop here! Other activities throughout the event include Snow Time Face Painting, A Giant Snow Globe, Arcade Alley and the Snow Ball Challenge. Other weekend activities include incredible live Ice Sculpting by Kenji Ogawa and the opportunity to meet different breeds of Snow Dogs. Plus, for those wanting a bite to eat, there will be a range of hearty food and warm beverage stalls offering delicious delights for sale as well as The Garden Terrace Café open 9am – 5pm daily.
All listed activities are FREE once admission is paid.
For more details on Snow Time in the Garden, tickets and the full program please visit: www.hvg.com.au
Day & Night Entry 9.00am to 9.00pm
Adult (16yrs +) – $30.00
Child (4 -15yrs) – $24.00
Children under 3 – FREE
Family Pass (2x adult and 2x children) – $99.00
Family Pass (2 x adult and 1x child) – $79.00
Extra Child (to be used with family pass) – $20.00
Event accommodation packages are also available, for more details visit www.harrigans.com.au
Snow Time in the Garden is proudly supported by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, as part of its 2016 Regional Flagship Events Program.
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