Upcoming Events

Hunter Valley Cheese & Chocolate Festival

Cancelled

The 2020 Hunter Valley Chocolate & Cheese festival will showcase the talents of many local & national cheese makers, bakers, chocolatiers & restaurants.

Not just a day of tasting, chocolate, cheese, great food, fine wine & craft beer from the Hunter Valley, but an experience for all to enjoy, with displays, competitions, masterclasses & live entertainment. We aim to bring visitors to the Hunter Valley to enjoy local vendors in a scenic environment.

Join us on the scenic Hope Estate grounds as we delight in beautiful cheeses presented by local favourites Hunter Belle, as well as decadent chocolate sponsored by internationally renowned Callebaut. Stalls, Tastings, Wine & Beer, Chocolate, Cheese, Live demonstrations by culinary experts, Beautiful chocolate displays by local students & so much more! Get your ticket today to experience everything the Cheese & Chocolate Festival has to offer!

Join us for the day travelling by coach & enjoying lunch. (Hamper or VIP Marquee Tickets only)

Click on the Register button below for more information & to view our price categories.

Payment will not be processed until details have been submitted at a later stage.

Price: A$79.00

Date: Sunday, July 12, 2020

Available Spaces: 50

The Secret Garden

A stellar cast is revealed for the 25th anniversary production of the Tony Award ®-winning Broadway classic.

Australia’s pre-eminent leading man Anthony Warlow, who plays Archibald Craven, will be joined by a star-studded Australian cast - Georgina Hopson as Lily, Rob McDougall as Dr Neville Craven, & fellow musical theatre luminaries Alinta ChidzeyRodney Dobson & Nigel Huckle.

Making her welcome return to the stage is none other than TV legend Rowena Wallace playing Mrs Medlock, longtime housekeeper at Misselthwaite Manor.

This extraordinary cast has been hand-picked to bring the wondrous world of the intriguing and beloved story to rich & radiant life.

The sumptuous score comprises such memorable songs as Come to My GardenShow Me The KeyHold On, & the spine-tingling Lily’s Eyes.

Enter… and prepare to be amazed.

Somewhere, someone buried the key to life...The key that opens the hidden door to…The Secret Garden.

Based on the much-loved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, this heart-warming story comes to life on-stage with the same magical qualities, in this sophisticated take on the literary classic.

Young, orphaned Mary Lennox arrives at her uncle’s home to find distant grieving relatives - & the mysterious tale of a secret garden. Together with new-found friends, Mary breathes life into the secret garden. She blossoms too, & through her adventures, tends to all the hearts around her.

Click HERE for video

Click on the Register button below for more information & to view our price categories.

Payment will not be processed until details have been submitted at a later stage.

Transportation available at an additional cost.

Price: A$79.90

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Available Spaces: 50

End 2 End Festival

The End 2 End Festival is a sensational new festival in its 3rd year created to showcase the Pokolbin area & all of its attractions. Incorporating food, wine, music & more,. The progressive event is spread around four venues throughout Pokolbin, involving more than 15 wineries.

Discover Pokolbin from End2End this Spring!

Who doesn't love a food, wine, music festival? Especially when it's in the Hunter Valley?

Featuring 4 venues, 15 wineries, gourmet food, live music, celebrity chefs, Semillon and seafood, boutique Beer and so much more, the End2End Festival will delight the senses and tickle the tastebuds.

Relax with a glass of wine while listening to some tunes & indulging in fantastic food.

The venues for 2020 include Ben Ean, Blaxland Inn, Oakes Cypress Lakes Resort and Drayton’s Family Wines.

"Damnation" - The ACDC Bond Scott Tribute Band, Mammania: ABBA Tribute Show  GenR8, Live Baby Live INXS tribute band Australia's own Blues Bros Tribute Band & the Ultimate Pink Show "7 Wonders" Australian Fleetwood Mac Experience will all be performing. These timeless classics will take you back in time, while indulging in a glass of wine & sampling gourmet foods from the heart of the Hunter.

Click here for a video preview

Join us for the day travelling by coach.

Click on the Register button below for more information & to view our price categories.

Payment will not be processed until details have been submitted at a later stage.

Price: A$89.00

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Available Spaces: 50

Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Festival

We’re looking forward to welcoming in this Spring, with this immersive festival that will offer you the opportunity to explore the world of Gin & Tonic whilst relaxing in the Rose Garden of Centennial Park. With great friends, live music and entertainment, delicious offerings from Sydney’s best food trucks, gourmet hampers and much more.

We have over 100 of the best gins from 40 distillers from around the world taking part, and as most of us know, the secret to an incredible Gin & Tonic, is not only the quality of the gin, but also the quality of the tonic with which it is paired….so we would like to introduce you to Fever-Tree’s range of award winning tonics.

Join us for this ultimate all-day discovery into the wonderful world of the Gin & Tonic. Stroll through the picturesque Rose Gardens, G&T in hand & immerse yourself in the entertainment of the festival.

Combine your chilled drinks with live music & delicious treats, like G&T flavoured gelatos or order a gourmet food hamper to create your own luxury picnic.

Kick back & enjoy live music & entertainment from the Fever-Tree main stage, in the heart of the festival.

Our Discovery Sessions will extend your knowledge about the G&T in a short & sweet format

The Masterclasses are designed for gin lovers to dive deeper & further experience different facets of the world of Gin & Tonic.

Your ticket gives you 6 complimentary mini G&Ts, so you can enjoy finding your favourite gin & then its ultimate Fever-Tree Tonic pairing.

Includes entry to The Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Festival, 6 mini G&Ts (value $20), exploration of over 100 gins, live music plus G&T discovery sessions.

Join us for the day travelling by coach.

Click on the Register button below for more information & to view our price categories.

Payment will not be processed until details have been submitted at a later stage.

Price: A$99.00

Date: Friday, September 25, 2020

Available Spaces: 50

Berry Markets

 

Visitors flock to Berry each month to experience fresh local produce & plants, unique hand crafted items, good food & a buzzing atmosphere. Approximately 200 stalls selling handmade / hand-produced products, arts and crafts, locally grown vegetables and produce, collectables, books, plants, leather goods, clothing and many other interesting stalls to browse.
Come & see for yourself what everyone is talking about.

Join us for the day travelling by coach

Click on the Register button below for more information & to view our price categories.

Payment will not be processed until details have been submitted at a later stage.

Price: A$29.00

Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020

Available Spaces: 50

Hunter Valley Christmas Lights Spectacular Overnight Stay

Get into the festive spirit with the Southern Hemisphere's largest & most breathtaking lights display! We've got Santa, his factory, carol singers, exhilarating rides plus over two million sparkling lights - it's everything you love about Christmas & more!

Meet our roaming entertainers!
Magician, circus entertainer & carollers are all part of the entertainment.

Your package includes;
• Transportation with Chaperone collecting on the way
• Nibble, drink, trivia & music games on board

• Lunch

  • Tasting Fees (unique range of spirits, with a flavour for every taste. Cheese, Gelato, Fudge, authentic Italian liqueurs, Liquer Brandy, Grape Spirit Liquers in flavours Ginger, Orange, Lemon & Aniseed, Olives)
  • Dinner
  • Hunter Valley Garden Xmas lights Spectacular Entry
  • 1 night 4 star accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Sculpture in the Vineyards Exhibition
  • Lunch
  • Wollombi Endeavour Museum
  • Wollombi Convict Trail

Click on the Register button below for more information & to view our price categories.

Payment will not be processed until details have been submitted at a later stage.

Price: A$150.00

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020

Available Spaces: 50

Tamworth Country Music Festival 2021

unnamed (8)

Home to the largest  Country Music Festival in the Southern Hemisphere, Tamworth is well known as the Australian Country Music Capital- this is only one of the noteworthy reasons proclaiming visitors to sing its praises as a destination.

From the natural wonders of Mother Nature to its cultural & artistic offerings, as well as top restaurants showcasing regional produce & wine- explore the  gems scattered generously across the Region, meet the characters, taste the flavours & make memories to last  a lifetime.

Each year Organised Occasions travels to Tamworth for the Country Music Festival, & each year we cannot wait to go back!
From free shows every night in the park, to buskers, stalls, & street performers there is something for everyone! Choose from free & ticketed shows all over the town in the pubs, clubs & hotels around Tamworth. The whole of Tamworth is in full festival swing with both visitors & locals living on a high & enjoying the festival.

Watch video

Join us for a long weekend travelling by coach, pre-booked accommodation, enjoying meals & tours.

We have only 10 rooms reserved, so don't delay with deposit!

Click on the Register button below for more information & to view our price categories.

Payment will not be processed until details have been submitted at a later stage.

Price: A$659.00

Date: Friday, January 22, 2021

Available Spaces: 50