October Long Weekend
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October Long Weekend

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Spring has well and truly sprung across the region so book now to extend your weekend in Orange this October Long Weekend! 

You will find an array of exciting wine and food experiences as part of Orange Wine Month, interesting heritage, history and outdoor activities, plus inspiring fashion and a vibrant arts and culture scene.

Looking for inspiration for the School holidays? Adults and kids are spolit for choice with a range of family friendly activities from family-friendly cellar doors, bushwalks and beautiful parks and gardens to explore, or why not explore the wonderful museums, galleries and heritage buildings across the region.

Cellar door opening times

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Top 10 things to do over the October Long Weekend


Explore our great outdoors

Walk, run, cycle, wander and discover our breathtaking views and pristine natural landscapes!

Walks, trails and bike tracks


Immerse yourself in Australia's highest altitude wine region

Discover Orange’s unique cool climate wines, one boutique vineyard at a time! Because of our altitude, reliable rainfall and rich volcanic soil, Orange NSW is a great place to grow grapes, make wine and most importantly, enjoy it!

Cellar door opening times


Taste the flavours of the Orange region

From hatted restaurants to gourmet providores, discover why our region is a mecca for chefs and foodies alike!

Cafe and restaurant opening times


Step back in time

Discover the unique and historic villages that dot the open countryside and fill it character (and characters!)

Towns and Villages Guide


Sample local produce

Known for our incredible seasonal and fresh local produce, your basket will overflow with the wide range of produce and artisan goods grown and made across the region!

Stock Up


Shop til you drop!

Indulge in some retail therapy at our fashion, gifts, art and homewares boutiques and pick up something to remember us by!

Shopping & Markets


Embark on a scenic drive

Discover mountains, lakes, vineyards, farms and fields from the comfort of your car! Pack your #emptyesky and stock up on local goods along the way.

Hit the road!


Family Time

Get the kids out and about at our family-friendly venues across the region!

Fun for all ages


Take a tour

Let somebody else do the thinking (and the driving!) and book a tour so you can explore the Orange region without the need for a Plan B!



Stay Safe

Practice safe social distancing, call and book ahead before you visit, and please be patient with other guests and staff - we're all adjusting to this new normal!


26 Mar 2021

A Taste of Ireland 2021 - Orange

‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ ​will make you laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands.
19 Apr - 14 Nov 2020

Abstract Watercolour Workshop

Join gallery director and practising abstract artist Madeline Young for a relaxing three hour workshop of abstract watercolour painting. This workshop is designed to be a stress-free session of learning and experimentation for beginners as well as those who have some experience.
10 Apr 2021

Acacia Quartet

Lisa Stewart (violin) Myee Clohessy (violin) Stefan Duwe (viola) Anna Martin-Scrase (cello) Lloyd Van’t Hoff (clarinet) Internationally renowned Acacia Quartet have been delighting audiences both in Australia and abroad for 11 years.
15 Oct - 01 Nov 2020

Alive And Creating Art Exhibition

Colour City Creatives contemporary art group wants everyone to see art live and in full colour. Going to a gallery is safe, boosts our immunity and enriches your imagination.
09 Feb 2021

Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee

Performing his best-selling book, ‘The Happiest Refugee’ live, Anh Do delves into life’s highs and lows, while providing audiences with an unforgettable night, fuelled with personal account and introspection.
23 Oct - 01 Nov 2020

Antica - Orange Wine Festival October Set Menu

A special Spring set menu to celebrate the Orange Wine Festival throughout October, featuring hazelnut risotto and Antica's signature blue cheese gelato. Four-course set menu at AUD110 per person includes bottled table water and Antica is BYO.
03 Oct - 01 Nov 2020

Antonio's Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

Saturday and Sunday - Vineyard Wine Tasting Tours start at 10:30am Stroll through our organic vineyard with award winning winemaker Antonio D'Onise.
18 Feb 2020 - 30 Jan 2022

Barrel and Larder Cooking School

Ross Hill Wines Cellar door houses the stunning, custom designed cooking school, Barrel and Larder. Local chefs, producers and businesses are invited to host the Barrel and Larder cooking classes for intimate group of 12 people.
20 - 21 Mar 2021

Cumnock Agricultural Show

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** A small family-orientated Agricultural show that celebrates and promotes the local produce and talent in the Cumnock and surrounding area.

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