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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.

4 on the 4loor

02 Mar - 07 Dec 2019
On the first Saturday of each month and sometimes the third Saturday as well, four or more musical acts perform at the Victoria Hotel, Orange, NSW. Live, local, original and free.

A Taste of the Mediterranean with Angullong Wines

24 Oct 2019
Enjoy A Taste of the Mediterranean with matched Angullong Wines on their private rooftop lawn. Your exclusive ticket includes their Mediterranean inspired banquet and wines.

A Yarn and Wine Tasting Afternoon

21 Oct 2019
Join Adagio Mills and Dindima Wines for the ultimate yarn enthusiasts and wine lovers event! Taste wines paired with alpaca yarns. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of fine wine, sumptuous yarns and great company.

An Intimate Dinner

26 Oct 2019
To celebrate Colmar Estate's fifth birthday, please join them for an intimate dinner in the cellar door. Food by legendary chef Michael Manners and the wines will be a selection of their very best.

Annual Luncheon Among the Rhododendrons

02 Nov 2019
Celebrate the arrival of Spring in the magnificent Rhododendron Garden at Brangayne vineyard, featuring canapes in the garden followed by a three course luncheon in the marquee together with matching wines.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival

16 - 23 Feb 2020
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.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Birthday Breakfast with Banjo

17 Feb 2020
Join us for Breakfast with 'Banjo' on his birthday near where he was born. Experience a little bit of history, poetry, music and lots of fun along with a cooked breakfast under the shade of an old oak tree.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Emmaville Cottage Family Market Day

23 Feb 2020
Visit the Emmaville Cottage and soak up the history. The Rotary Club of Orange presents craft and produce market, kids’ activities, local entertainment and open microphone for poetry recitals.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Night Market

21 Feb 2020
The iconic Night Market with over 30 food and wine stallholders creates an outdoor playground in Robertson Park, and is fun for all the family. Kick back to the sounds of local musicians and poetry in the park! Gold coin donation.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Poet's Brunch and Lunch

16 Feb 2020
Relax in the shade of the trees for free entertainment, poetry and bush music along with an opportunity to visit the Banjo Paterson, more than a Poet Museum. Enjoy the outstanding collection of history and memorabilia. Seating provided.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival Dinner - Molong

22 Feb 2020
Come along for a night of poetry, the region’s finest food and wine and dancing on Molong's Village Green under starry skies.

Banjo Paterson Festival - Poetry Competition

22 Feb 2020
Individual performances of original poetry open to students, novices and experienced poets. Beaut family entertainment! Run by the Rotary Club of Orange. 10am to 12.30pm school students; 1.30pm to 5pm Mayoral challenge, novices and open. Classes: 1.

Baroquefest

18 - 20 Oct 2019
Fifth annual festival of baroque music at Canowindra with world class musicians from within and beyond the NSW Central West. On-line ticket sales to an audience increasingly revisiting from Sydney and Canberra.

Barrel and Larder Cooking Skills Class

24 Oct 2019
Food and wine lovers will savour the opportunity to closely watch Vietnamese chef Trang Le present and cook her produce and ask questions as she fires up the pans on the stove. Two courses matched perfectly with Ross Hill Wines.

Boree Lane Ramble

19 Oct 2019
Ramble the vineyards of beautiful Boree Lane. Meet winemakers and vignerons, try wines matched to delicious local fare, enjoy the Spring landscape. Enjoy Stockman's Ridge and on to Boree Lane Wines, Strawhouse and Carillion. Ramble bus will depart and return to Ferment, 87 Hill Street.

Cider vs Wine at Charred

26 Oct 2019
Decide the best match over four courses by Charred. Ticket price includes a drink on arrival and each course accompanied by Small Acres Cyder and wine.

Circa's Peepshow

21 Sep 2019
Circa’s Peepshow turns cabaret on its head, literally. Join Circa as they embark on a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is your imagination, Circa’s Peepshow lurches from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful.

Cool Climate Shiraz Vertical Tasting

22 Oct 2019
Montoro Wines specialises in making Shiraz wines: its cellar door showcases over eight different styles of Shiraz wines including their award Pepper Shiraz. Join vigneron and winemaker in savouring vintages from 2010.

Cumulus Vineyards Wine Show Masterclass

26 - 27 Oct 2019
Experience a Masterclass in high-altitude wines! Their host Peter Bourne will guide you through the best cool climate wines going around and show you what it takes to be a wine show judge!

Dindima’s Picnic Barbecue Amongst the Vines

26 Oct 2019
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.

Eugenio from A Tavola

19 Oct 2019
Philip Shaw wines presents renowned Italian chef Eugenio Maiale from A Tavola in Sydney for a special dinner. Eugenio's food is inspired by his Italian Abruzesse heritage. Join them for three courses with matching wines.

Grazing Plates and live Tunes on the lawn at Zona

27 Oct 2019
Enjoy an afternoon of cheese plates, See Saw wines served from a push bike and live music in the sun on the lawn at beautiful Zona. Bring Your Own picnic rug. Tickets include grazing plates, one glass See Saw wine, live music.

Hitler's Daughter

27 - 28 Aug 2019
Did Hitler’s daughter really exist? The play begins early morning somewhere in the Australian countryside. Four children wait for the school bus and they decide to play a game; a simple game of storytelling.

Jesus Christ Superstar

24 - 27 Oct 2019
With 30 pieces of silver and a kiss on the cheek, the ultimate act of betrayal is committed. In 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar burst onto the worldwide stage and changed the face of musical theatre forever.

Koolabah Farm Woolshed Lunch

19 Oct 2019
Join them on their classical Australian cattle property. Enjoy a traditional French long lunch of local produce in the historic Woolshed by acclaimed chef Michael Manners with award-winning Printhie Wines included.

Koomooloo 30th Anniversary Lunch

26 Oct 2019
30 years ago, Philip Shaw planted grapes at Koomooloo Vineyard. Join the Shaw family for a very special celebratory luncheon to mark this. Ticket price includes return coach transfer from Orange CBD.

Lady Beatle

05 Sep 2019
Presented by: Little Red Company and Critical Stages. From the creators of Rumour Has It and Wrecking Ball comes the must-see live music event of the year.

Live Music and Picnic at the Old Schoolhouse

26 Oct 2019
Live music in the schoolyard. Bring Your Own picnic welcome. Wines and beers available for purchase. Hectic playground for the children. Taste the latest release wines whilst relaxing with family and friends in the Spring sunshine.

Live Music and Picnic at the Old Schoolhouse

19 Oct 2019
Live music in the schoolyard. Bring Your Own picnic welcome. Wines and beers available for purchase. Hectic playground for the children. Taste the latest release wines whilst relaxing with family and friends in the Spring sunshine.

Logan Bubbly Brunch

19 Oct 2019
They would love you to join them at Tonic Restaurant in Millthorpe for a delicious brunch with a glass (or more) of their lovely bubbly.

Lunch at The Pantry

19 Oct 2019
Experience a fantastic three course meal cooked by local chefs in their private dining room. With a maximum of 12 guests, lunch will consist of shared platters made with local produce and served with matched Ross Hill Wines.

Mare e Monti at Nashdale Lane Wines

19 Oct 2019
Mare e Monti or the Sea and Mountains. Join Ventuno restaurant, Walsh Bay and Nashdale Lane Wines for a four course gourmet Italian dinner matched to their wines as well as those from the old world regions of Tuscany and Piedmont.

Millfest

14 Dec 2019
Millthorpe’s festival on Pym Street. The village shops will be open and there will be street stalls selling local wines, craft beer and cider along with artisan and hand crafted items. Live music as well as entertainment for the kids.

Mixed Dozen Exhibition and Spring Group Exhibition

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Two Exhibitions of Contemporary Art at Colour City Creatives Art Gallery and Studios. Local artists art on show, artist's studios, two galleries and shop full of original creations.

Mortimer’s and Sweet Sour Salt Menu

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Three courses of Sweet Sour Salt's modern Asian cuisine matched with three of glasses of Mortimer's Wines. Book for this menu anytime during the week, or just turn up and decide on the night (regular menu also available). Event will only run on the days they are open.

Movie Under the Stars

25 - 26 Oct 2019
Grab your mates, bring a picnic rug and cushion and enjoy their large five metre Open Air cinema amongst the vines. They will have a Bar, Popcorn, and Lollies will be available. Get in early to enjoy a drink and grab the best seat!

Movies and Dinner at Orange Mountain Wines

26 Oct 2019
They're back with their dinner and movies in the winery. Michael Caulfield presents cinematic delights. Price includes three course dinner and a complimentary wine tasting on arrival. Wine can be purchased to enjoy with dinner.

Movies and Dinner at Orange Mountain Wines

19 Oct 2019
They're back with their dinner and movies in the winery. Michael Caulfield presents cinematic delights. Price includes three course dinner and a complimentary wine tasting on arrival. Wine can be purchased to enjoy with dinner.

Music in the Vines at Twisted River

19 Oct 2019
Back by popular demand! Amy Viola, Matt Arthur and Dave Egan return for another explosive show and three course lunch. Hear what happens when a classical violist breaks free of traditional boundaries! Bus pick up from Visitors Centre.

One last Syrah: The Grape Wine Week Quiz

23 Oct 2019
The inaugural Heifer Station Wine Festival Quiz. Get your team together and join them for a fun quiz in the Old Woolshed at Heifer Station. Wine, beer and tasting plates available. Limited to the first 55 seats.

Open Garden at Brangayne

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Visit the Brangayne Cellar Door for a wine tasting, then wander through the magnificent 80 year old Rhododendron Garden. This is the perfect event for this years Orange Wine Festival

Orange F.O.O.D Week

27 Mar - 05 Apr 2020
The shires of Orange, Cabonne and Blayney are known as 'The Food Basket' of NSW. Each year F.O.O.D.

Orange Farmers Market

13 2018 - 11 Jan 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.

Orange is Cool Climate Pinot

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Can Orange make fragrant, beautiful Pinots with elegance and finesse, displaying good concentration of ripe fruit aromas and flavours, structure and palate length? Ferment will talk and taste Pinot's of Orange all week.

Orange Parkrun

26 2019 - 25 Jan 2020
Parkrun is for all ages and abilities. From beginners to Olympians. Parkrun is not a race against other runners, but a five kilometre timed run, jog or walk. It can really be whatever you want it to be, whether that's for fun or as part of a training plan.

Orange Wine Festival

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Orange Wine Festival is a 10 day week of events and activities highlighting the region's premium wines through wine shows, tastings, educational workshops and celebrations with local produce.

Orange Wine Festival Night Market

25 Oct 2019
A wine and food market not to be missed. With over 50 stalls offering award winning cool climate wines from the Orange Wine Region. All paired with the finest cuisine prepared by their clever chefs and cooks, with a focus on the provenance of their local produce.

Orange Wine Show Tasting and Masterclass

18 Oct 2019
Every year at the Orange Region Wine Show, trophies and medals are awarded to the region’s best wines and you can taste these and all the wines entered at the Orange Wine Show Tasting. Decide your favourites, see if you agree with the judges and vote in the people’s choice award.

Orange Winter Fire Festival

31 Jul - 02 Aug 2020
Kicking off with a winter night market in historic Millthorpe Village 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.

Outstanding In the Vines at Angullong

19 Oct 2019
Stroll through the picturesque vineyards at Angullong. Enjoy a delicious long lunch carefully paired with a selection of our award winning wines. Ticket price includes return buses departing Orange Railway Station.

Philip Shaw at Lolli Redini

24 Oct 2019
Join winemaker Daniel Shaw for an intimate evening of great food and wine at Orange's acclaimed Lolli Redini. Indulge in Simmon Hawke's legendary cuisine, the perfect match for Philip Shaw's renowned cool climate wines.

Picnic in the Paddock

27 Oct 2019
Kick back with their picnic pack for two. Enjoy regional produce from their best local producers along with a large bottle of their award winning cider.

Printhie Wines Pop-Up Cellar Door

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Enjoy the views and award-winning wine at Printhie's pop-up cellar door at their new vineyard, nestled amongst a heritage orchard. Winner of the Best Wine at the Orange Wine Show and Best Sparkling at the NSW Wine Awards

Pulled Pork and Pint

20 Oct 2019
Relax with a pint of cider and their pulled pork burger with apple slaw. Settle in at their indoor or outdoor seating, grab a picnic blanket, or bring your own blanket and find a space in the paddock to enjoy.

Rainbow's End

13 Sep 2019
A First Nations story about the bond of family and the power of the land. It’s the 1950s in Shepparton, Victoria. Three generations of the Dear family live together in a rundown shack on the Goulburn River flats. Gladys yearns for a better life, a real home and a decent job.

Retrospective Wine Tasting at Orange Mountain

20 Oct 2019
Terry has been making wine for 20 years and it's time to reflect! Join them for a regional produce feast and a wine tasting of some old vintages of Orange Mountain Wines.

Rikard at Charred Gourmet Lunch

19 Oct 2019
Enjoy a four course gourmet lunch matched to all of their new release wines. An intimate meal with winemaker Will Rikard-Bell (Top 50 Young Gun of Wine 2019) taking you through their 2018 new releases and their first ever Cabernet Franc!

Ross Hill Long Lunch

26 Oct 2019
Celebrate their 25th Anniversary with a lingering lunch prepared by their favourite local Chefs; Michael Manners of Selkirks fame, Simonn Hawke from Lolli Redini and Josie Chapman from Old Convent.

Rotary Market at the Orange Northcourt

27 Oct 2019
A hundred fun stalls selling art, craft, clothing, jewellery, homewares, produce, plants and more. With a food court, children's entertainment and the Sustainable Living Expo.

Sassy Vineyard walk with Rob

19 - 20 Oct 2019
Join Rob in the vineyard to discover how fine grapes are produced from the ground up. Full wine tasting and gourmet nibbles on the cellar door deck afterwards.

See Saw Hot Air Balloon adventure and Prosecco Breakfast

19 - 20 Oct 2019
See Saw wine invite you to their Balmoral vineyard for a beautiful hot air balloon flight at sunrise, followed by a hearty Prosecco breakfast in their atmospheric shearing shed, catered by The Agrestic Grocer.

Seven Course Omakase at Raku

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Orange’s new Japanese destination Raku izakaya offers Seven Courses Omakase set menu during Orange Wine Festival. The menu is designed to share; with starters, main dishes and dessert included. Dinner only. Bookings Essential.

Shiraz Barrel Tasting

23 Oct 2019
The making of good wine cannot be rushed! Join vigneron and winemaker in sampling 2018 and 2019 vintages direct from barrels. This unique experience is not to be missed. Includes return bus from Montoro Wines to winery.

Smooth Jazz, Sparkling Wine and Oysters at Dindima

19 Oct 2019
Enjoy an idyllic Spring afternoon amongst the vines. Listen to the sounds of smooth jazz, sip on our first Methode Traditionelle, Blanc de Blanc Sparkling wine and savour freshly shucked premium oysters. Vegetarian options available.

Sparkling Wine and Oyster Picnic

26 Oct 2019
This is a family friendly afternoon of indulgence. Enjoy Printhie's award-winning Swift Sparkling with freshly shucked‚ Signature oysters. Glass and bottle sales available, bring your own picnic rug.

Sparkling wines: As good as Champagne?

26 Oct 2019
Taste their sparkling wines- some finished, some still in production; some white, some pink. How do they measure up against those bubblies from France? A sit-down tasting. Places limited.

Sparkling wines: As good as Champagne?

19 Oct 2019
Taste their sparkling wines- some finished, some still in production; some white, some pink. How do they measure up against those bubblies from France? A sit-down tasting. Places limited.

Stockman's Ridge Long Lunch

26 Oct 2019
A guest chef will be cooking up the best local Orange produce at Stockman's Ridge, each course paired to their award winning wines. Enjoy the lazy long lunch without worry - a bus from town will be available.

Strawhouse Shindig

26 Oct 2019
The Strawhouse Wines gang invites you to the Strawhouse Shindig, our popular party event at Nashdale Hall. A three-course menu by Josie Chapman from the Old Convent matched to Strawhouse wines and music by Gabe to dance the night away.

Sunset Tour and Taste at Cargo Road Wines

24 Oct 2019
Walk and talk tour of holistically managed vineyard with vigneron James Sweetapple. Taste the wine, smell the soil. Learn how and why James does what he does in Orange - the perfect cool climate wine region.

Swinging Bridge Masterclass

26 - 27 Oct 2019
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.

Swinging Bridge Masterclass

19 - 20 Oct 2019
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.

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

02 Nov 2019
The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the seventh year in a row to bring the crème de la crème of the 2019 Festival to Orange!

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

26 - 27 Oct 2019
Taste their extended range of wines with the winemaker. Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play lawn games or just relax in the garden.

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

19 - 20 Oct 2019
Taste their extended range of wines with the winemaker. Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play lawn games or just relax in the garden.

Tasting Notes – A Musical Mystery Tour with Matched Wine

26 Oct 2019
A musical mystery tour through live music and local wines. Vineyard-hop your way through sonic flavours and tannins with four performances at four vineyards with carefully-selected matched wines. Make your own...Tasting Notes.

The Bull Paddock Long Lunch

19 Oct 2019
It's Back! The annual Heifer Station Wines Bull Paddock Long Lunch. Enjoy the views in the stunning Bull Paddock at Heifer Station Wines, tunes and entertainment by the one and only Gabe Music; lunch by Groundstone. Drink on arrival. Ticket includes return bus.

The Inside Out of Sparkling Cider

19 Oct 2019
A hands on class on Sparkling Cider. Learn where bubbles come from, and why the best French ciders smell like Camembert. Enjoy a tasting flight with food and you'll even get to finish off your own bottle of Sparkling.

The Lane Cellars

18 - 27 Oct 2019
Find all of Orange’s best wines at The Lane Cellars. They’ll have various wines open each day of the Festival; Pinot Noir from Rikard Wines, Chardonnay from Swinging Bridge and Riesling from Patina will be just a few to taste. The Wine Show trophy winners will be available for sale

The Orange Society of Model Engineers - Miniature Train Rides

09 Feb - 14 Dec 2019
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.

The Vino Express - Weekend One

18 - 20 Oct 2019
Jump on board The Vino Express for exclusive access to premium wine and food experiences during the Orange Wine Festival.

The Vino Express Weekend Two

25 - 27 Oct 2019
Jump on board The Vino Express for exclusive access to premium wine and food experiences during the Orange Wine Festival.

The Wharf Revue

26 - 27 Nov 2019
Back with a bang! The all-singing, all-dancing, side-splittingly funny solution to all the world’s problems returns for another year of satirical genius. The West is crumbling, democracy is besieged and the world is run by morons with funny hair. You have to laugh.

Trivia, Tunes, Tapas and Tipples on Thursday

24 Oct 2019
A night of Tapas dishes, matched with Slow Wine Co. award winning wines, accompanied by live music and trivia. What a better environment to celebrate the Orange Wine Festival

Vegan in the Vines

19 - 20 Oct 2019
Paperbark Restaurant of Waterloo, brings their inspirational plant based food to Orange, a six course verdure luncheon matched with De Salis' exceptional wines, in the vineyard. (weather permitting)

Vertical Tastings at Slow Wine Co

18 - 27 Oct 2019
A variety of vertical tastings, either varietal or vintage, changing daily, accompanied by some cheeses and charcuterie. What a great way to spend time with friends with a wine tasting and cheese platter.

Vintner's Table

27 Oct 2019
The Vintner's table is a lazy afternoon amongst the vines where you will be treated to magnificent food and matching wines. This intimate event will showcase Edwena Mitchell's seasonal menu and their latest wine releases.

Virtuoso #4: Severiano Paoli

23 Nov 2019
In his Australian debut performance, Italian Double Bass virtuoso Severiano Paoli will perform as soloist with Colour City Chamber Orchestra.

Wentworth Main Mine Open Day

02 Feb - 08 Dec 2019
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.

Wine and Cheese, Yes Please

22 - 23 Oct 2019
They have teamed with local cheese maker Second Mouse Cheese Co. Meet owner and Head Cheesemaker, SJ and taste the beautifully hand crafted range. Paired with award winning Highland Heritage Estate wines.

Wine Festival Woodfired Pizza Night

18 Oct 2019
A special Pizza Night featuring Sydney’s best pizza chef Enrico Sgarbossa from Al Taglio in Surry Hills. Enjoy a four-course set menu using local Orange produce.

Wine in the Vines

18 Oct 2019
Come and meet the maker at Wine in the Vines! Food and wine lovers are taken on a journey of discovery around a number of the region’s cellar doors and shown by the winemakers themselves how their favourite tipple goes from vine to wine.

Yoga in the Vines Lidster

20 Oct 2019
Yoga and Wine (because as you all know, wine is good for you, studies say). Enjoy a glass of Sparkling and Croissants on arrival before Shell from Sankha Yoga starts an hour of yoga with their stunning vineyard as a backdrop.

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151 Byng Street
Corner of Peisley Street
Orange

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