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The Orange Visitor Information Centre has so much to offer. The friendly and knowledgeable staff have all the local knowledge you need. Get updated on accommodation, dining out and award winning restaurants, local attractions, what's on, over 30 cellar doors and the best local shopping.

The Visitor Information Centre is co-located with the Orange Regional Museum in an award winning new building, close to the Orange Regional Gallery and Orange Library. Groundstone cafe is right next door.

The Orange Visitor Information Centre is also your one-stop-shop for regional produce, unique arts, handmade crafts and souvenirs.

From maps and brochures to itineraries and tours, the staff are here to make sure you have the best possible Orange 360 experience.

The Orange Society of Model Engineers - Miniature Train Rides

Feb 2019 - 09 Jan 2021
Their Society conducts a Public Running day on our miniature railway located in Matthews Park, corner of Anson and Moulder Streets. Rides commence at 1pm. Come and join them and bring the whole family. Rides for both adults and children. Cost AUD2.

Yoga in the Vines

27 2019 - 18 Oct 2020
Sunday doesn't get any better than this! Relaxing Yoga for everyone amongst the vines guided by Shell from Sankha Yoga followed by Brunch and Bubbles.

Wentworth Main Mine Open Day

07 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2021
The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. Located just nine kilometres from Orange on the eastern side of Lucknow, the Wentworth Main Mine holds its open days on the First Saturday and Sunday of the month. Stroll around this historic mining site and see relics of past mining heritage.

Orange Farmers Market

08 Feb - 12 Dec 2020
The Orange Region Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of every month and showcases local produce strictly from the Orange region. Meet the producers and taste their fresh seasonal produce.

Greentrees Preserves Marmalade Classes

02 Jun - 31 Dec 2020
Winter is marmalade season. If you would like to learn how to make delicious marmalades from the beautiful citrus fruits grown locally and in Central West NSW, contact Jasmin and discuss your favourite one with her.

Antonio's Wine Tasting

04 Jul - 01 Aug 2020
Enjoy a selection of white and red wines from their ranges including organic and preservative free wines. Their wine maker will take you on a wine flight of five of their wines.

Orange Wine Show Masterclasses (Formerly the Wine Show Tasting)

16 - 17 Jul 2020
Formerly, the Orange Wine Show Tasting, this years event will look different to accommodate social distancing. Winemakers of the Orange Wine Region will be hosting a series of seated masterclasses throughout the middle weekend of October.

Book your Fire Pit at The Oriana

31 Jul - 01 Aug 2020
Enjoy hot cocktails and Skewers around your own fire pit at The Oriana’s Gardens and Pool Bar. Limited numbers of Fire Pits available, reservations essential. This is an over 18 event . Hot cocktails and barbecue skewers will be available for purchase. No Bring Your Own food or drinks.

Inferno, a film by Samuel Rodwell

31 Jul 2020
Orange Regional Arts Foundation present, in association with NSW Rural Fire Service, Inferno, a film by Orange-based filmmaker Samuel Rodwell.

Orange Winter Fire Festival

31 Jul - 02 Aug 2020
The three day festival will showcase the best of an authentic country winter through a series of bonfire events inspired by the Australian cracker night bonfire tradition.

Smoke and Fire Dinner at Philip Shaw Wines Cellar Door

31 Jul - 01 Aug 2020
They’re cooking with fire! Enjoy a three course set menu cooked over fire and smoked – featuring game and local seasonal produce. Menu will be perfectly paired with Philip Shaw Wines, set in their Cellar Door by the roaring open fire.

VeryLocal Streaming

31 Jul - 16 Aug 2020
Immerse yourself in the Orange region from the comfort of your couch and celebrate the small moments and local stories of the people, places and produce that make this region unique.

Cargo Road Wines Grande Fiamma

01 Aug 2020
Sit back, Relax, Enjoy. Floral and Aromatic Italian Reds to pair with the 'Grande Fiamma' - A Great Flame crackling from noon, and into the evening. Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Warm up by the bonfire and enjoy Mulled Wine by the Glass with some live music.

Fire at The Farm

01 Aug 2020
Every year they light up the big bonfire in August and burn the vine canes from the previous harvest. It is a time to reflect on the vintage that was and look forward to the vintage that will be. Includes: Poll position by the massive bonfire to celebrate the winter fire festival.

Fires in the Sky at Dindima

01 Aug 2020
Join Dindima Wines for a unique Winter Fire Festival experience with an Australian Indigenous astronomy and culture focus. Astronomers, Trevor and Tina Leaman will guide you along your fiery night sky journey kindling your interest in Indigenous skylore.

Hire a Fire at Mortimers

01 - 02 Aug 2020
Get a group of your friends and huddle around a hired fire at Mortimers wines to celebrate this years 2020 Orange Winter Fire Festival. What better way to catch up loved ones than around a fire with a cup of soup in one hand and a glass of local Mortimers wine in another.

Alive and Creating Art Exhibition

01 - 31 Oct 2020
Colour City Creatives, in collaboration with Borrodell Vineyard, will exhibit paintings, sculptures, pottery, weaving and glass works, throughout the festival in the Borrodell expansive cellar door building and gallery.

Faded Glamour - paintings by Larissa Blake

01 - 31 Oct 2020
A solo exhibition by Orange artist Larissa Blake will run throughout the Orange Wine Festival, with a watercolour workshop by the artist mid morning on the last Sunday in October. Wines supplied by Rowlee Wines.

Millthorpe Wine Tastings – Heritage with Wine

01 - 31 Oct 2020
Spend the day in the beautiful historic village of Millthorpe, with three cellar doors on the doorsteps of the main street which visitors can explore between their tastings. Call Vine Venture Tours to book transport.

Orange Wine Festival

Oct - 01 Nov 2020
The Orange Wine Festival is the regions opportunity to celebrate its thriving wine and food culture and quality cool-climate wines, unique to the region.

Sip and Graze

01 - 31 Oct 2020
Book an artisan cheese board with cured meats, dried fruit, dip and crackers to enjoy at our cellar door and receive two complimentary glasses of wine. Booking time is your estimated time of arrival - you're welcome to stay as long as you like!

A Hoosegg Dinner with Philip Shaw

03 Oct 2020
Join owner/winemaker Philip Shaw in a small and intimate dinner to launch HOOSEGG's 2017 range, voted amongst the top wines in Australia and New Zealand. Their amazing wines will pair perfectly with a delicious four-course dinner by chef Josie Chapman.

A Night at the Movies

03 Oct 2020
Orange Mountain Wines proudly presents 'A Night At The Movies' - fantastic wine, food and cinematic delights. A three course dinner amongst the barrels, enjoying a relaxed evening of entertainment (full size movie screen). Purchase wine on the night.

Colmar Estate Vintage Showcase at Charred

03 Oct 2020
Join Colmar at Charred as they launch to the public their multi- trophy winning wines for the first time ever, matched with a very special four course lunch. For bookings, contact Charred Restaurant and Bar.

Cumulus Vineyards Pop Up Cellar Door

03 - 10 Oct 2020
The Cumulus Vineyards Pop Up Cellar door comes to Ferment, The Orange Wine Centre. Visit them to try their range of locally grown high-altitude wines.

Flavours of Nashdale Lane: From Vine to Wine

03 - 24 Oct 2020
Flavours of Nashdale Lane Wines is a wine and food experience that pairs their single varietal wines with matched local food and produce enjoyed amongst the vines that produced the grapes. Please email or call for enquiries and bookings.

Highland Heritage Allstars

03 Oct 2020
Nonna Zina lovingly prepares an array of bellissimo antipasto plates paired with award winning and star studded wines of their latest vintage. Mingle with Miguel Maestre who will be available for book signings. Call to make booking.

Smooth Jazz, Sparkling Wine and Oysters at Dindima

03 - 04 Oct 2020
Enjoy an idyllic Spring afternoon amongst the vines. Relax to the sounds of smooth jazz, sip on their méthode traditionelle, blanc de blanc sparkling and savour freshly shucked premium oysters. Vegetarian and children’s options available. Saturday and Sunday only.

Stockmans Ridge Meets Smoking Brothers

03 Oct 2020
Stockman's Ridge joins 'The Smoking Brothers' to bring you a lively afternoon of succulent barbecue smoked meats, live music, amazing wines and cold beer! Bus pickup and drop off available when ordering tickets.

Swinging Bridge Sparkling and Oyster Bar

03 - 05 Oct 2020
Enjoy a glass of Swinging Bridge and freshly shucked oysters while watching the sun go down from one of the most spectacular views, overlooking local vineyards and Mt Canobolas.

Taste Wine, Picnic in the Gardens, Croquet and Lawn Games

03 Oct - 01 Nov 2020
Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play lawn games or just relax and enjoy the beautiful views in the garden. Wine Tasting. Real Review - TOP 100 Australia winery. Every weekend in October. Bookings Essential

The Winemaker, The Somm and The Chef

03 - 04 Oct 2020
Enjoy a pastry and coffee on a vineyard tour with winemaker Tom Ward looking at what makes Orange vineyards unique. Followed by a sit down Masterclass looking at food and wine matching by Rhys the Sommelier with Swinging Bridge Wines from current and museum releases.

Live Sunday Sessions at Mortimer's Wines

04 - 25 Oct 2020
Free entry and live tunes. Each Sunday afternoon in October relax with your own picnic, rug and friends at Mortimer's Old Schoolhouse cellar door. Live music in the courtyard all afternoon. Kick back and relax. Wine and beer for sale. Kids playground too!

Millthorpe Mouthful - a moving feast

04 Oct 2020
Get a Mouthful of Millthorpe with matching food and wine at each of the three cellar doors located in the heart of the village. Angullong, Slow Wine Co and Tamburlaine have curated the perfect pairing of four different appetisers with four of their wines at each stop.

Nonna and Miguels Long Lunch

04 Oct 2020
Nonnas famous long lunch is on again sharing the limelight with ‘The Spanish Bull’ and king of the (celebrity) jungle, Miguel Maestre. While Nonna serves up her delicious antipasto, Miguels mains, desserts and stories make for a lunch not to be missed.

Yoga in the Vines

04 - 18 Oct 2020
Sunday doesn't get any better than this! Relaxing Yoga for everyone amongst the vines guided by Shell from Sankha Yoga followed by Brunch and Bubbles.

Mortimer's Diploma of Taste

05 - 09 Oct 2020
A short vineyard walk with a glass of Sparkling. Then take the aroma challenge and blind taste five varieties. Your learning experience should allow you to correctly identify each wine. Includes cheese platter and your diploma. Allow one hour. Book by phone.

Sparkling Sunset Holistic Walk and Talk

05 - 15 Oct 2020
Take a tour with vigneron James Sweetapple, through a holistic vineyard and winery - taste the wines then the cover and crop that feeds the soil. Learn what and why the vigneron does and how his methods have been perfected over 22 years.

Wine and Cheese. Yes Please!

07 - 28 Oct 2020
The Highland Heritage Cellar Door team have teamed with local favourite Second Mouse Cheese Co. Meet owner and head cheesemaker, SJ and savour the tastes of her beautifully handcrafted cheeses paired with their eclectic range of award winning wines, dessert styles and ports.

Bringing the Cellar Door to your home

10 Oct 2020
Orange Mountain Estate is bringing the cellar door wine tasting experience to you. Join Terry live on zoom as he takes you through a cellar door tasting experience in your own home.

Dusk at the Door

10 Oct 2020
Join them at Philip Shaw Wines Cellar Door as the day fades to night, with live tunes in the gardens. Catch up with friends, bring your family! Food and drinks available for purchase.

Family Picnic Weekend

10 - 11 Oct 2020
Enjoy a picnic amongst the vines at one of the many gorgeous locations around the Swinging Bridge Wines vineyard. Gather your friends and family, pick up some local produce in town and head out for relaxing day. Wine available for sale at the Cellar Door.

See Saw Hot Air Balloon Flight and Prosecco Breakfast

10 Oct 2020
See Saw wines invite you to float over the pristine Orange Wine Region in a hot air balloon. Departing from their Balmoral vineyard, and followed by a sumptuous See Saw Prosecco breakfast in their shearing shed, this is an event not to be missed!

The Pilgrimage of Elevation

10 Oct 2020
Wander through See Saw's three vineyards where wine maker Justin Jarrett will share his experience of organic and sustainable wine making and the influence of elevation on his planting and wine making decisions. Enjoy lunch in a 120 year old shearing shed.

The Wandering Degustation

10 Oct 2020
Join them for an evening filled with exceptional local produce as you wander through the winery, meeting local producers and enjoying a seven-course degustation matched with Ross Hill Wines.

Vin Vertical - Five Years of RIKARD Pinot Noir

10 Oct 2020
Celebrate the museum release of RIKARD Wines first ever wine, the 2015 RIKARD Pinot Noir whilst Will guides you through a tasting of every RIKARD Pinot vintage for the last five years. Set in the stunning Byng Street Boutique Hotel gardens with sumptuous canapes.

Strawhouse Pavilion Plates

14 - 23 Oct 2020
Join Meg and Justin of Strawhouse Wines at the new Strawhouse Pavilion. Tastings and plates each day, and enjoy the beautiful scenery and environment that surrounds the Strawhouse Pavilion.

Kisetsu at Hoosegg

16 Oct 2020
Join owner/winemaker Philip Shaw in a small and intimate Kisetsu inspired lunch showcasing HOOSEGG's top wines. Take in the stunning Spring views to Mt Canobolas from Koomooloo Vineyard. Lunch prepared by Nanae Harada.

Sangrias at Sunset

16 - 30 Oct 2020
Enjoy the beauty of the sunset from the western deck of Montoro Wines whilst enjoying a freshly made Sangria. Their Pepper Shiraz makes a sensational Sangria: all matched with local cured meats and cheeses. Additional Sangrias available for purchase.

Slow Wine v France

16 Oct 2020
Four flights of three wines all matched with a four-course Tapas style menu. Prizes up for grabs if you can guess which wines are theirs and which are French. Bus available from Orange for an additional AUD20.

Winemaking Masterclass: Cool Climate Wines of Elegance

16 Oct 2020
Taste new release reserve, rare and museum Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz with winemakers Dan Shaw and Nadja Wallington. Experience cool climate elegance, insight into the wines from our pioneering vineyard of Orange and 60+ years of winemaking.

Altitude Mode: Dinner at Philip Shaw Wines

17 Oct 2020
Join Dan Shaw at the Cellar Door as they welcome back guest Chef Francesco Mannelli of Mode Kitchen and Bar. Enjoy high altitude elegance, a four course menu perfectly paired with a selection of Philip Shaw Wines.

Boree Lane Ramble

17 Oct 2020
A Spring afternoon ramble through the vineyards on Boree Lane. Stockmans Ridge, Boree Lane Wines, Strawhouse and Carillion. This is now a fixture on the Social calendar and it is one of the great 2020 Orange Wine Festival events.

Chardonnay Showcase and Masterclass

17 Oct 2020
Enjoy a sit down Masterclass with winemaker and owner Tom Ward looking at Swinging Bridge Chardonnay trophy winners. The masterclass will include food pairing prepared by in house chef Simon Kalis.

Red Wine Blending Class at Dindima

17 Oct 2020
Join James in the winery for a hands-on, interactive wine blending experience. You’ll become the winemaker and create your own unique blend from Dindima’s beautiful 2017 three red varietals. Even better you’ll take home your blend to share.

RIKARD at Charred

17 Oct 2020
Enjoy a four course intimate lunch matched to all RIKARD Wines new releases at Orange's newest hatted restaurant - Charred Kitchen and Bar. Winemaker Will Rikard-Bell will take you through the 2019 new releases. A vintage that just might be their best yet.

Ross Hill Long Lunch with Fratelli Fresh

17 Oct 2020
The talented team from Fratelli Fresh will be taking over the reigns at Ross Hill Wines for their bi-annual long lunch, to create a delicious Italian feast and all the courses will be carefully matched with Ross Hill Pinnacle Wines.

Tom's Cellar Showcase Dinner

17 Oct 2020
Join owner and winemaker Tom Ward for a sit down three course dinner at Swinging Bridge Cellar Door. Taste and discuss both Swinging Bridge wines and some of the best wines from around the world that inspire and impress Tom in his quest to improve and produce Oranges’ Premium wines.

Music in the Vines at Twisted River

18 Oct 2020
Amy Viola and band return for another explosive show! Hear what happens when a classical violist breaks free of traditional boundaries over a three course lunch. Buses available from Orange, Molong and Manildra. Book via phone.

Pick of the Pinot and Masterclass

18 Oct 2020
Enjoy a sit down Masterclass with winemaker and owner Tom Ward looking at Swinging Bridge Pinot Noir trophy winners as you move through various Vintages and Vineyard. The masterclass will include food pairing prepared by in house chef Simon Kalis.

Celebrating 10 years of Swift Sparkling

23 Oct 2020
A special evening celebrating 10 years of Swift Sparkling considered one of Australia’s best. Canapés by Racine will be matched to five sparklings including a special new release. Strictly cocktail attire. Return bus included. Bookings via website.

RIKARD Wines at Charred

24 Oct 2020
Enjoy a four course intimate lunch matched to all RIKARD Wines new releases at Orange's newest hatted restaurant - Charred Kitchen and Bar. Winemaker Will Rikard-Bell will take you through the 2019 new releases. A vintage that just might be their best yet.

Swinging Bridge Long Lunch

24 Oct 2020
Enjoy a three course long lunch amongst the vines, paired perfectly with a selection of new, current and vintage Swinging Bridge wines. Including sparkling on arrival. Ticket includes a return bus to town.

Wine and Food at Altitude

24 Oct 2020
A walk through the Altitude of Wine. What better place than the cool climate of Orange to tell the story of the role of ‘Altitude’ in grape growing and wine production.

Sustainability Expo and Market

25 Oct 2020
Sustainability Expo with a focus on electric vehicles, water efficiency and waste management in conjunction with a Rotary craft and produce market. To be held at the Northcourt Orange.

Rhododendrons at Brangayne

26 Oct - 01 Nov 2020
Visit the Brangayne Cellar Door for a wine tasting, then wander through the magnificent 80 year old Rhododendron Garden. Garden open from the last Monday in October to the first Saturday in November. Please phone for bookings.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival

13 - 21 Feb 2021
Banjo Paterson’s Waltzing Matilda is known worldwide; many Australians can recite a string of his poems; and his work has been converted to song and theatre.

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Corner of Peisley Street
Orange

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