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Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill’s Winter Wonderlights – On the Go

Sovereign Hill’s annual Winter Wonderlights event returns this year from Saturday 29 June until Sunday 21 July, 2019.

During the day visitors can enjoy fun-filled theatre performances, join in Christmas themed arts and crafts, stock up on traditional Christmas decorations, sample delicious, limited edition Winter Wonderlights lemon meringue drops, and enjoy faux snow fall at over the Victorian-style buildings. As the smell of Christmas treats fill the air, visitors will be swept up in the excitement of a special European-style Christmas.

At night, over 25 buildings will come alive with large-scale, Christmas-themed light projections, the largest light projection spectacle ever staged in one site anywhere in Australia.

  • 10am - 7pm
  • General admission:
Adults $62.00,
Children (5-15) $27.80, Concession ($49.70), Family ($157.00) and Single Family ($112.00).
  • Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat

Whisky Wine & Fire

Emerge from hibernation and venture out into the night for an evening of warming whiskies, delicious wines and ethereal fire installations as Whisky, Wine & Fire returns to Caulfield Racecourse this July.

Returning for a second year, Melbourne’s new favourite winter event sees some of the country’s most distinguished international and boutique whisky distillers and local winemakers making camp at Caulfield Racecourse from Thursday 18 to Sunday 21 July. Guests will be greeted with jaw-dropping fire installations, live music and fire-kissed feasts from some of Melbourne’s favourite restaurants.

Whisky, Wine & Fire will convert the world-renowned Caulfield Racecourse from a historical sporting ground into a not-to-be-missed winter feasting festival.

  • 5.30pm - Late
  • Tickets are on sale today for $16.50 and include a complimentary glass and wine or whisky tasting.
  • Station St, Caulfield East VIC 3145

7.8.19 – 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards



The Halliday Wine Companion Awards are the milestone annual event celebrating the best wine in Australia and the launch of the annual 2020 Halliday Wine Companion.

During the night, guests will enjoy tasting a selection of the country’s 27 best wines expertly matched with a five course degustation menu. The menu will be created by Restaurant Associate’s head chef, Andrew Hunt who has carefully curated a menu that compliments each wine.

Tickets for the wine industry’s most coveted event are now on sale, with a limited number available. Join MC Merrick Watts and James Halliday as they announce the major awards including Winery of the Year, Winemaker of the Year, Best Value Winery of the Year, Best New Winery and Dark Horse Winery of the Year along with ten varietal winners that are carefully selected by James and his team.

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