The Winter Fire Festival in Orange celebrates everything the region has to offer. From festivals, exhibitions and food and wine events it’s the perfect excuse to take a road trip. From 6-8 August experience a range of events hosted by locals that show off the amazing winemakers, food producers and talented minds in the area. 


Arancia Wood Fired Pizza Pop Up at Rowlee – Friday 6 and Saturday 7 August

Join Rowlee Wines for the greatest pizza and wine combo, featuring Italian pizzas from Arancia Wood Fired Pizza.


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Winter Warmer Cheese & Dilmah Tea Pairing – Friday 6 August

Cozy up in the lounge at Whitney’s Restaurant & Bar by the warming open fire and enjoy a casual cheese and Dilmah Tea pairing experience. Taste a selection of hard and soft cheeses plus some chocolate, all paired with a speciality tea.

Philip Shaw Wines Smoke and Fire Italian Dinner – Friday 6 August

Join Philip Shaw Wines for a fabulous Italian feast by Chef Orazio comprising of 4-courses and matching wines.

Ross Hill’s Fabulous Fire Fest Feast – Friday 6 August

Join in an interactive food journey that collaborates local farmers, winemakers and chefs, with a 5 station and 5 dishes experience paired with 5 wines from Ross Hill.

Swinging Bridge Fireside Picnics – Friday 6 to Sunday 8 August

Enjoy a specially created picnic basket by Swinging Bridge Wines, alongside one of the blazing fire pits. And to finish off, some marshmallows to toast over the fire.

Winter Dining around Oriana’s Fire Pits – Friday 6 August

Dine around the warmth of the firepits at the Oriana and enjoy soups, stews, marshmallows and mulled wine.

Mulled, Cured and Delicious – Saturday 7 August

Enjoy sensational Pepper Shiraz mulled wine from Montoro Wines, German sausages, bratwursts and kranskys cooked to perfection on a Schwenker grill, around a great bonfire with live music by Rustic Jam.

Red Fire, Red Meat, Red Wine at Canobolas-Smith – Saturday 7 August

Join around the tasting room at Canobolas-Smith for an evening of food and wine. Enjoy a 5-course warming winter feast accompanied by fantastic wines from the vineyard.

Vine to Wine: Sunset Experience at Nashdale Lane Wines – Saturday 7 August

Enjoy an exclusive, communal sunset wine tasting & food pairing experience at Orange’s current cellar door of the year – Nashdale Lane Wines.


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Where East Meets West at JS Wines – Saturday 7 August

Head to JS Wines for a delightful food and wine pairing lunch with goodies like dumplings, noodles and wine. 

Wine & Fire Journey with Spit Roast Dinner – Saturday 7 August

Wander through some of the most stunning properties in Orange with a wine tasting at each location, followed by a roast dinner.

The House Party at Strawhouse Wines – Sunday 8 August

Chill out and listen to house tunes from DJ Jez Smith, while you enjoy wines and tasty foods at Strawhouse Wines tasting room and deck. 


Millthorpe Night Markets – Friday 6 August

The Millthorpe Night Markets invite the whole family to sample some of the best from local producers, wineries and businesses, alongside live music and fireworks.

The Blu at Genesis Blu Wellness – Friday 6 August  

Improve your well-being and de-stress in the Blu Room at Genesis Blu Wellness. Shaped like an octagon, the room combines UVB narrowband lights and sound with specific frequencies which together creates an environment to help you unwind. Lay on a bed in the centre of the room for 20 minutes and come out completely relaxed.


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Woodfired Eugowra – Friday 6 and Saturday 7 August

Have your chance to compete for the best camp oven cooking and slow barbecue title at the Eugowra Showground. There will also be cooking demonstrations, kids entertainment, market stalls, live music, bar facilities and food vendors.

Fires of Discovery at Dindima Wines – Saturday 7 August  

Sit around the fire and hear from local Cultural Astronomer and Researcher and Contemporary Indigenous Arts Practitioner and Educator, Tina Leaman as she shares stories of Indigenous foods and fibre plants, and get you making a native style of bread and Indigenous string figures. Sip on mulled wine from Dindima Wines, infused with native fruits and spices with a bush bruschetta, while kids can choose from a selection of beverages including bush billy teas, native pepper and cinnamon myrtle spiced hot chocolate, wattle seed and macadamia coffee and more.

Grande Fiamma at Cargo Road Wines – Saturday 7 August

Experience fire, wine, music, sunset and even marshmallows by the fire as musician Pat O’Donnell plays during the afternoon.


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INFERNO – Fire on Mt Canobolas – Saturday 7 August

Experience the action of frontline firefighters battling the largest bushfire to have ravaged the extinct volcano Mount Canobolas in the experimental docudrama short film Inferno from award winning Orange-based filmmaker, Samuel Rodwell. As you watch enjoy a glass of mulled wine, grazing table and a winter warming dish.

Living in a Frosted world – Saturday 7 August

Be one of the first to see Living in a Frosted World exhibition on opening night. Experience music, wine and cheese set under a winter’s evening lit up by twinkling fairy lights and culminating in a light show on the platform at Platform Arts Hubs Blayney.


for more info and tickets to the events head to Orange360.