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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.

Gala Concert - Orange Chamber Music Festival

08 Apr 2021
The Opening Night Gala Concert features all ensembles and artists of the OCMF 2021.

Antica: your virtual trip to Italy

09 - 18 Apr 2021
A taste of the ancient Samnite civilisation of Italy starring locally-sourced artisanal produce including handmade cheese, truffle salami, yellowbox honey, hazelnuts, foraged forest mushrooms and venison with a surprise local collaboration for dolce at the end.

Ballooning, Breakfast and Bubbles

09 - 18 Apr 2021
Enjoy the experience of floating over the Picturesque Belubula valley at Canowindra. Your flight over the rolling countryside lasts 50 to 60 minutes. Ballooning, Breakfast and Bubbles have been flying passengers for 35 years, so they are very experienced.

Exclusive Vineyard Walk and Creek Picnic

09 - 16 Apr 2021
This small group event is not to be missed! Join Graham Gregory Award winner, Justin Jarrett of See Saw wines, for an in-depth and informative walk through one of his organic and sustainably managed vineyards.

F.O.O.D + ARTS HQ

09 Apr 2021
You are invited to wander through the exhibition space at the Orange Regional Museum while being treated to the delightful soundscape provided by the Orange Chamber Music Festival.

F.O.O.D HQ

09 - 18 Apr 2021
Visit the F.O.O.D HQ team to learn what’s on for the week, get help with last minute availability at events, buy local product and get your lucky ticket to win the Producers’ Hamper of local produce, food and wine.

F.O.O.D Week Menu at The Ophir

09 - 18 Apr 2021
Celebrate our region's abundance with a specially crafted F.O.O.D Week menu at The Ophir Hotel. They've sourced local producers to hero this week, with the value for money you've come to know from their fresh and delicious pub grub menu.

Fermentation - Demonstration & Tasting

09 - 18 Apr 2021
Come along to the fermentary project room and discover how fermented drinks of all types are made. See practical demonstrations of techniques and taste the raw probiotic liquids before they are flavored for bottling.

Fermenting, Fasting & Feasting

09 Apr 2021
"Join the Orange gut guru's (Dr Braid & Dr Newcombe) for an interactive workshop on mircobiome health, probiotics and fermentation methods.

Nexas Quartet - Tango De Saxos

09 Apr 2021
Celebrate the Centenary of Astor Piazzolla with Nexas Quartet and friends, as they take you on a journey through the history of Tango, from the formative years and Golden Age to Tango Nuevo.

OCMF + Chamber Academy ‘Peter and the Wolf’

09 Apr 2021
The artists of the 2021 Orange Chamber Music Festival together with the young talents of Orange, the ORC Chamber Academy join forces to present this entertaining program for the whole family.

Orange F.O.O.D Week at the UB

09 - 18 Apr 2021
Three seasonal UB Share Plates, each matched with one of our favourite local wines (75ml tastings) in the Arthouse Bar and Courtyard. Minimum party of two guests. Available daily during F.O.O.

Picnic in the Garden @ Patina

09 - 18 Apr 2021
Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall. Or, just have a relaxing stroll and enjoy the beautiful views from the garden. This event is free however Online Bookings are Essential. Wine Tasting can also be booked online. Real Review - TOP 100 Australia winery.

Q&A for Woodwind Players

09 Apr 2021
A relaxed conversation and demonstration open to all audiences. Featuring the Festival Winds (guest artists of OCMF 2021) talking about all things woodwind and their journey as young performers in Australia and abroad.

Retro Fruit Preserving

09 - 16 Apr 2021
Wind back the clock and learn the art of preserving by the Fowler Vacola method from local expert, Jasmin Bond from Greentrees Gourmet Preserves. Includes afternoon tea and tasting of the homemade preserved fruit. A further class will be held on Friday 16th April if there is demand.

Ross Hill Complimentary Winery Tours

09 - 18 Apr 2021
The team at Ross Hill Winery offer guests a complimentary tour of their NCOS certified carbon neutral winery at 10am each morning, followed by a wine tasting from 10:30-11:30am.

Self Portrait in Isolation

09 - 18 Apr 2021
A group exhibition consisting of local female artists creating new work investigating the concept of ‘self/self portrait’. Inspired by Frida Kahlo who spent a lot of time at home due to ill health, the purpose is to reflect on the time spent in isolation with a self portrait.

Sparkling Masterclass

09 Apr 2021
An educational masterclass for people who are serious about their Sparkling and Champagne. Join winemaker, Drew Tuckwell, on an immersive journey uncovering the romance of methodé traditionnelle wines.

The Tasting Trail Walking Tour

09 - 18 Apr 2021
This walking tour is the perfect introduction to Orange; its history, local bush tucka and delicious food and wine. Your morning starts with an introduction to Orange; its colourful past and what makes it a vibrant city today.

Acacia Quartet in Concert

10 Apr 2021
Internationally renowned Acacia Quartet have been delighting audiences both in Australia and abroad for 11 years. Acacia In Concert will present two loved string quartet works by Fanny Mendelssohn and Australian Lyle Chan.

Aranacia Wood Fire Pizza Pop-up at Rowlee

10 Apr 2021
Arancia Wood Fired Pizza will be serving classic Italian pizzas over lunch at Rowlee. What better way to spend an autumn day than at a vineyard enjoying delicious local wines and pizza fresh from the oven with family and friends.

Cumulus Vineyards Pop-up Cellar Door

10 Apr 2021
Come down to Ferment, The Orange Wine Centre to taste their range of high-altitude wines at the pop-up Cellar Door. Please request a "Cumulus Tasting" when making your booking.

Dindima's Picnic BBQ amongst the Vines

10 Apr 2021
Enjoy a delicious barbecue featuring Stefan Birmili’s artisan sausages, paired with our premium wines. Vegans and children also catered for. Kick back and relax with family and friends on a rug or use the garden furniture.

F.O.O.D Week - Orange Farmers Market

10 Apr 2021
The Orange Farmers market is the meeting place for farmers, producers and lovers of local produce, to come together to support our 100% local, fresh seasonal produce and wines.

Graze in the Maze

10 Apr 2021
Relax over an outdoor long lunch at the exclusive Cadogan Country House private hedge Maze. Indulge in a signature meal prepared by renowned local hatted Chef, Richard Learmonth, featuring our delicious Dargo Grassfed Waygu beef grown on the property.

Mad Duos Cocktail Concert

10 Apr 2021
Jay Byrnes + Niels Bijl on the saxophones. A collection of pieces from their collaboration album South plus improvised sessions to a cocktail style afternoon.

Sampson Street Long Lunch

10 Apr 2021
A long table lunch where people will gather under the Plane Trees in all their Autumnal glory. The Sampson Street Lunch is a unique celebration to be held in an iconic part of Orange on the first Saturday of F.O.O.

Spilt Milk Bar Tour and Taste

10 - 18 Apr 2021
Come behind the counter to see how Spilt Milk Bar's Gelato is made and enjoy a tasting experience! They source and celebrate local ingredients, challenge through bold flavour ingenuity, and leave the weight of the Italian tradition and stereotypes in the dust.

Stockmans Ridge meets Smoking Brothers

10 Apr 2021
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! Each ticket includes food and two free drink vouchers. Additional drinks available for purchase.

Swinging Bridge Masterclass

10 - 17 Apr 2021
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 with Swinging Bridge Wines from current and museum releases.

Vintage Dinner with guest Chef Joel Bickford

10 Apr 2021
Joel Bickford, executive chef at Aria for a four-course menu celebrating 30 years of Orange F.O.O.D Week, perfectly paired with Philip Shaw Wines.

Antica Australis: The Ancient South

11 - 18 Apr 2021
An elegant five course collaborative dining experience of First Nations bush tucker with a regional Italian twist to introduce you to a taste of the ancient south of both lands. Price includes a gin cocktail on arrival.

Hands on Cider Making Classes

11 - 18 Apr 2021
Come along and experience cider making the traditional way, taste cider variety apples and award winning ciders while learning the techniques of making real cider.

Strawhouse Sunday Session

11 Apr 2021
Join Meg Simpson and Justin Byrne of Strawhouse Wines and the wonderful duo Genevieve Lemon and Colin Wilson for a chilled Sunday Session in and around the Strawhouse Tasting Room and Deck. Ticket includes a welcome glass of wine and some tasty food to keep the wolf from the door.

Sunday Session at Zona

11 Apr 2021
Enjoy an afternoon of food, See Saw wines served from a push bike and live music in the sun on the lawn at Zona. Please bring a picnic rug to enjoy lounging on the lawn. Please let us know of any dietary requirements.

TONIC Gala Dinner feat. Emily Granger & Niels Bijl

11 Apr 2021
Emily Granger (harp) Niels Bijl (tenor saxophone) Featuring works by Faure, Boulanger, Westlake, and Piazzolla Night & Day presents Emily Granger, harp and Niels Bijl, saxophone together for the first time in concert.

Yoga in the Vines

11 Apr 2021
Sunday doesn't get any better than this! Relaxing Yoga for everyone amongst the vines guided by Shell from Sankha Yoga followed by Bubbles and Brunch.

F.O.O.D's 30th Anniversary Dinner

12 Apr 2021
To celebrate the 30th year, and acknowledge another truly positive impact that FOOD Week has for Orange and its district, fine dining and the nurturing of talented young chefs – five outstanding younger chefs will present the Monday Night Signature FOOD Week Dinner – at the Orange...

Norland Fig Tour & Tasting

12 Apr 2021
Guided tour of the orchard and tastings of our fresh figs and fig products. Pick your own figs. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat.

Shining the Light on Local Producers - A Show, Tell & Taste Workshop. Chicken and Saffron

12 Apr 2021
Rodger from Carbeen Pastured Products is all about holistic farming, and pastured poultry, nutritionally dense in vitamins and minerals and good for you.

A Wander through the Country @ TAFE NSW Orange

13 Apr 2021
Enjoy an evening of relaxed dining celebrating 30 years of Orange F.O.O.D Week on Tuesday 13 April. Join TAFE NSW Orange Hospitality and Commercial Cookery team on a meander through the region paying tribute to the fabulous produce available in the Central West.

Duntryleague Golf Tournament

13 Apr 2021
Duntryleague Gourmet Golf is a 36 hole Individual Stableford Golf Tournament playing for the F.O.O.

Shining the Light on Local Producers - A Show, Tell & Taste Workshop. Apples and Pork

13 Apr 2021
Learn all about the life of an apple from a third-generation orchardist Paula from Thornbrook Orchard. She shares great tips and tastings on which apples work best for eating or cooking.

Sophie Hansen 'In Good Company' Book Launch

13 Apr 2021
Simple, generous recipes and ideas for get-togethers and good times. Connect more with friends and family, but many have lost the confidence to have people over.

Sunset Tour and Taste Cargo Road Wines

13 - 15 Apr 2021
Take a tour with the vigneron through a holistically certified vineyard and winery tasting the grapes and the ferments and the wines. Learn what the vigneron does and how he his methods have been perfected over 23 years.

Farm to Org Produce Directory Launch

14 - 15 Apr 2021
Showcasing local produce, Farm to Org. is a newly established, dynamic movement that, through connection and collaboration, plans to build on established food systems in the Central West region of New South Wales.

Shining the Light on Local Producers - A Show, Tell & Taste Workshop. Sweet Treats & Sophie Hansen

14 Apr 2021
Kerrie from Sweet Treats Connection shares her secrets and tips for the perfect afternoon High Tea using her locally made exquisite gourmet sweets.

Ultimate Food and Wine Flight

14 - 16 Apr 2021
Hosted by Winery Experiences Orange, what better way to experience Orange than with a private helicopter flight taking in the sights of this wonderful region and food bowl.

Cool Climate Degustation

15 Apr 2021
Join Whitney's Restaurant and Bar for a specially curated five-course degustation menu with matching local wines. Our eccentric Chef Tyrone will prepare an evening highlighting local products, interesting flavours and fun culinary techniques.

F.O.O.D Week - The Orange Wild Weekend

15 - 18 Apr 2021
The Orange Wild Weekend is a brand-new food, wine and bushwalking experience meticulously designed with nature in mind.

Foodies Tour of Inherit: Old and New Histories

15 - 16 Apr 2021
Come down for a special after-hours, guided tour of local history exhibition ‘Inherit: old and new histories’, focusing on objects that speak to the food and agricultural history of the Central West.

In Good Company with Printhie Wines

15 Apr 2021
Come down for afternoon tea in the Printhie orchard to celebrate F.O.O.D Week in Orange and the launch of Sophie Hansen's new cookbook, In Good Company. This is Sophie's third book and celebrates local seasonal food and small gatherings.

Shining the Light on Local Producers - A Show, Tell & Taste Workshop. Cheese and Bees

15 Apr 2021
S.J. from Second Mouse Cheese Co tells her special story about creating unique local gourmet cheeses from earlier European influences. Try her range of cheeses and take some home! Hear the Lockwood family's success story of beekeeping for more than 35 years.

Shining the Light on Local Producers - A Show, Tell & Taste Workshop. Chestnuts and Chocolate

15 Apr 2021
David from Brittle Jacks Chestnut Farm shares his success story, and shows you how to make perfect freshly roasted Chestnuts. Fiona's unique Chocolate on Purpose takes its inspiration from the marvellous Australian bush ingredients and flavours.

Taste Local on the Lawn - Highland Heritage & Pioneer Brewing Co.

15 Apr 2021
Relax on the award winning lawn roof of the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum. With a sunset view over the Orange CBD, enjoy local Produce, perfectly matched with award winning wines from Highland Heritage Estate and local beer from Pioneer Brewing Co.

Exclusive Vineyard Walk and Luxury Luncheon

16 Apr 2021
This small group event is not to be missed! Join Graham Gregory Award winner, Justin Jarrett of See Saw wines, for an in-depth and informative walk through one of his organic and sustainably managed vineyards.

Masterclass: Harvested

16 Apr 2021
A celebration of our terroir. Winemaker Daniel Shaw presents a masterclass exploring the harvest a vintages current and past.

Orange Apples: from Paddock to Plate

16 Apr 2021
Imagine you are an apple. What does your journey look like from paddock to plate? A guided tour of our family orchard with a third-generation orchardist will allow you to immerse yourself into the whole fruit growing process.

Robbie Mortimer Band Live at Mortimers Wines

16 Apr 2021
Robbie Mortimer and his band Young & Wild will perform live at Mortimer's cellar door. Tickets will be limited to 80 so make sure you are organised with your friends for this event.

Taste Local on the Lawn - Strawhouse Wines & Badlands Brewery

16 Apr 2021
Relax on the award winning lawn roof of the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum. With a sunset view over the Orange CBD, enjoy local Produce, perfectly matched with award winning wines from Strawhouse Wines and local beer from Badlands Brewing Co.

New Kids on the Block

17 Apr 2021
Be the first to discover this new brand and what these two young guns have been up to. Nadja and Steve first met when they were studying winemaking at CSU in 2008, before going their separate ways to work and travel overseas.

Ross Hill Wines & Fratelli Fresh Long Lunch

17 Apr 2021
Fratelli Fresh is venturing to Orange to showcase their delicious food matched with Ross Hill Wines. Book early to make sure you don't miss out! Return bus from Orange.

Millthorpe Mouthful

18 Apr 2021
Get a Mouthful of Millthorpe with matching food and wine at each of the three cellar doors located in the heart of the village.

Sunday Producer Market

18 Apr 2021
Join the final festivity for the week! Come along to one of Orange's most spectacular settings in Cook Park to enjoy brunch prepared by well-known cooks and producers. Stroll the market to meet the producers, taste and purchase their local produce to take home. Visit the F.O.O.

A Taste of Canowindra

17 May 2021
Great Food Cultivated, Collaborated & Celebrated in The Iconic Village of Canowindra. Set against a backdrop of Hot Air Balloons, Bushranger Tales, Local Arts, Film and Music. Come Join the Yum! For more information on specific locations and times, visit the website link.

Address

151 Byng Street
Corner of Peisley Street
Orange

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Booking/Tour Desk, Cafe/Kiosk/Restaurant, Carpark, Coach Parking, Public Toilet, RV Parking, Shop / Gift Shop, Electric Vehicle Charging Point

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