WIN 2 Family Passes to Snow Time in the Garden at the Hunter Valley

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Visit the coolest event in the Hunter Valley…see what I did there. Snow is cold and it is a cool event. Read on for more info and no lame jokes.

Would you love to take the kids and the family to experience Snow Time in the Garden at the Hunter Valley Gardens? If you said yes, I have 2 family passes to giveaway. Each family pass is valued at $110.00

What is Snow Time in the Garden?

Snow Time in the Garden is an event for the July school holidays run by the Hunter Valley Gardens, the event is on from 25 June – 24 July, 2022.

You can do the following:

  • Giant Snow Play Zone – Build a snowman or snow family
  • Ice Toboggan – Grab a tube and glide down the 45-meter slide, it’s sure to get your adrenaline pumping, and once won’t be enough!
  • Ice Skating – Children under 120cm can enjoy a smaller skating rink to build their confidence, and for our more experienced guests we have a larger rink to enjoy. Collect your session ticket, grab your skates and helmet and get skating!
  • Amazing rides – Teacup, Swing Chair, Carousel, Ferris wheel, and the super slide. Height and age restrictions apply. Rides operate from 9:30am – 4:30pm.
  • Food & Beverages – Snow Time Cafe and various food trucks


The Hunter Valley is an easy two-hour drive from Sydney and is the perfect school holiday activity for both the adventurous and more relaxed members of the family. It is the perfect place for a quick weekend getaway or a longer adventure during the school holidays.


Amanda Andrews, Event Manager at Hunter Valley Gardens said: “We are thrilled to have Snow Time in the Gardens back this year. After last year’s Covid lockdown impacted our Sydney visitors, we have prepared the perfect winter spectacle for families to enjoy. This event is a more immersive experience than ever, with a range of activities for young and young-hearted, including the bobby seals for junior skaters (6 & under) and Snow Play Zone, guests will feel truly transported to the Antarctic.

She continued, “This event is an easy day out for families during the school holidays, that provides
unlimited fun and memories to last a lifetime, especially for the little ones who haven’t seen snow
before!”


Activities will operate daily from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm from 25th June to 24th July 2022.

How to Enter?

Simply fill out the rafflecopter below and leave a blog comment to this question. To comment to answer the below question go to the bottom of the post where it says, WHAT DO YOU THINK? Then enter your comment on this post.

Q. Why would you love to take the kids to see Snow Time in the Garden? Would it be the first time they have seen snow???? Let me know.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

What will you Win?

2 readers can win a family pass valued at $110.

The family pass entitles the bearer to one family pass for 2 adults and 2 children to Hunter Valley Gardens Snow Time in the Garden.

The family pass is an eTicket that will get emailed to the winners. Please make sure to check your email as I will need to redraw if you don’t respond to your email.

Note: If I don’t hear from you within 24 hours of letting you know you have won, I will need to redraw the winner. Make sure to check your emails, you never know right! By filling out your details you agree to be emailed news about the blog and sent our newsletter. Don’t worry you will never be spammed. I value your details and only send emails with news that will interest my readers.

When does the giveaway end?

The giveaway ends at midnight on July 3rd 2022.

If you wish to book tickets now to Snow Time in the Garden you can get tickets here.

18 Responses
  • Fiona
    June 26, 2022

    The second youngest was complaingin they’d never been on a train so I really doubt they’ve seen snow!

  • Steph Chaumont
    June 26, 2022

    Our kids seeing snow would be a Winters dream (and stop them making pretend with anything white in my kitchen like flour and cream!!!) 🤣 This Hunter Valley magic event would be the perfect excuse, for a fun filled family Winter outing for Snow in The Gardens, with rides, delicious food, jackets and boots!

  • Jacqueline Lagaluga
    June 26, 2022

    With a five year old and 2 year old twins, it might be some time before we see real snow and this would be a most fun and adventurous expedition for the family and not far from home.

  • Susan Ferguson
    June 26, 2022

    Like a lot of people, I haven’t been to Hunter Valley Gardens for years, but it’s always a good time! Thanks for the opportunity to spoil my boys with an Antarctic adventure.

  • Malekalita
    June 26, 2022

    I would love to take my two little ones to see Snow time in the garden because I want to see the joy they will get in their lil faces seeing all the snow. They missed out a lot from lockdown last year so I want them to experience as much as possible now. My eldest daughter has seen snow but my son hasn’t and it would be the best experience for us as a family. The Hunter valley would just be beautiful at this time of the year ☃️💙

  • Michelle
    June 26, 2022

    I took my sons 4 years ago and we went on the ice skating rink. I totally embarrassed myself (and the kids) by screaming and hanging onto the side for dear life and I had to be rescued by a worker. I think I need to redeem myself. The kids still won’t think I’m cool and I’d still be a total embarrassment, but I might actually leave the rink entrance this time.

  • Sarah
    June 26, 2022

    Oooh, it’s been a while between visits to HVG. I’ve taken the kids to see the Christmas lights a couple of times – they are spectacular. Would be amazing to visit during Snow Time in the Garden!

  • Karina Lee
    June 27, 2022

    My kids have not touched snow, except for the ice inside our freezer! This would be a great introduction for them!

  • Michelle
    June 27, 2022

    We’ve never visited the Hunter Valley, so it works be a brand new experience for our family. Our boys are always keen for a new adventure!

  • Natalie Skinner
    June 27, 2022

    This would be an awesome family adventure these school holidays and definitely one to remember

  • Vicki
    June 27, 2022

    Discovering the magic with grandkids (5,7 and 9)
    Experiencing snow first time
    A ‘wonderland’ adventure for everyone
    Imagine the glorious smiles and FUN!

  • Skye
    June 28, 2022

    We took our twins the snow time at HVG a few years ago but our littlest man who just turned 3 and had COVID missed out on a party so this would be amazing for him. Quality family time!

  • laura scriven
    July 1, 2022

    My little girl just turned two,
    There’s so much we want to do!
    Seeing “snow” would be great,
    She’d get into her excitement state.

  • alexis
    July 3, 2022

    Kids keep asking me what’s happening these school holidays and I haven’t got anything planned, this would be beyond amazing, my girls would love it so much! Something to share as a family and create memories.

  • Peta Newsome
    July 3, 2022

    My kids have never seen
    or touched anything like snow.
    They’ve always wanted to
    and they’d be so excited to go!!

  • Belinda Robins
    July 3, 2022

    I’d love to take my children to see the snow because they’ve been begging to see snow for years (never seen it before). I think the activities at HVG sound fantastic and the kids would love the rides, really enjoy ice skating and having a go on the super fast ice toboggan (I want a go too!!!)

  • Tamara
    July 3, 2022

    This is such an great way to keep families entertained during Winter. For so many kids it’s their first chance to see snow and ice skate. My kids would be so excited by the idea of snow and ice and in particular, the chance to build a snowman!!!

  • Mia
    July 3, 2022

    I’d love to take my family to the snow in order to experience a winter wonderland and have a memorable winter after the previous few years where covid has placed a dampen on the frostiness of winter.

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