Summer In Mudgee, Top 10 Things To Do
Experience a glorious summer in Mudgee
It's summer in Mudgee and the region offers such a variety of activities, whether you’re looking for wine tasting, markets, delicious meals, cooking classes, walks or something more adventurous like kayaking or hot air ballooning.
Here are our picks of top ten things to do in Mudgee for the rest of this wonderful season...
1. Stay at The Parkview Hotel Mudgee!
Enjoy an extended break in Mudgee by staying in one of our seven luxury suites. We have an on-site café with creative food which has even been praised by Maggie Beer; lovely open verandas from which to enjoy a local wine; and our hotel is air conditioned throughout to ensure your stay is extra comfortable. Until February 28 we are also offering a special mid-week package where you can stay for 3 nights and only pay for 2!
2. Mudgee Farmers Markets & Kids Cooking Classes
Saturday 20 January & Saturday 17 February experience the Mudgee Farmers Markets from 8:30am – 12:30pm at St Mary’s Church, Corner of Church and Market Street. You can also keep the children happy while you shop by booking a Kids Cooking Class with Mudgee Fine Foods from 9am – 12pm (only $20, bookings essential)
3. $12 Share Plates At Eltons
Every Thursday head to 'Locals Night' at Eltons Eating + Drinking with $12 share plates from 5pm (bookings required) Enjoy front row seats to Market Street’s beautiful old buildings and enjoy an evening cocktail! Where: 81 Market Street, Mudgee
4. Australia Day Celebrations
Come join the community for Australia Day Celebrations at Robertson Park, Mudgee from 8am to 12pm. There will be awards, ceremonies, a free BBQ breakfast, live music, kids activities and market stalls!
5. Kayak Tours
Get out there and explore the incredibly beautiful Dunns Swamp with a guided kayak tour. Dunns Swamp is part of the Wollemi National Park, just over an hour’s drive from Mudgee. Tours are at 9am and 5pm and you can book directly with Southern Cross Kayaking
6. French Cooking Classes
Friday 9 February – (2 vacancies as at Jan 17) Learn from the best with a Master Cooking Class at Blacklea from 1pm. A traditionally elegant French cuisine class with modern-day use of fresh ingredients with Executive Chef, Nathan White.
7. Rylstone Artisan and Produce Markets
Saturday 10 February – Shop local handmade products such as pottery, jewellery, textiles and sculptures, as well as fresh local produce at the Rylstone Artisan and Produce Markets on Louee Street, 45 minutes from Mudgee.
8. Romantic Movie Night
Wednesday 14 February - Valentine’s weekend romantic movie night at Bunnamagoo Estate, 603 Henry Lawson Drive. From 6pm until late, for $25 entry fee treat yourself and a loved one to a romantic movie under the stars. Simply bring your own blanket and indulge in Bunnamagoo wines, beers, ciders, cheese plate, sausage sizzle while you’re there.
9. The 130th Gulgong Show
Saturday 17 February - Half an hour from Mudgee you’ll find Gulgong and the 130th Gulgong Show! This traditional country show will delight the whole family with animals, tractor pulls, whip cracking, rodeo, stalls, entertainment and fireworks.
10. Mudgee Farm Tours
Sunday 18 February – Two farms open their doors each month to enable you to see everything that a working farm has to offer. Meet the farmer, taste seasonal food, watch and learn about production methods and you may even get to see some animals. $10 p/p or $20 per family. For more info and to book head to Mudgee Farm Walks
We hope you enjoy summer in Mudgee! Please always check with the activity operator for bookings or any changes to these details.
A great resource for everything that's on in Mudgee, Mudgee Region Tourism offer a very comprehensive website with a visitor's centre located at 84 Market Street, Mudgee.