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Brown Brothers Night Glow & King Valley Balloon Festival 2019

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Sourced from Brown Brothers website, Night Glow

As part of King Valley Balloon Festival, Brown Brothers will be presenting Victoria's largest Hot Air Balloon Night Glow for 2019. The balloons will light up in a choreographed performance to music while tethered to the ground.

Experience this visual sensation in Milawa filled with multiple local food stalls and entertainment.


Live music with Cutest Little Monster
Take a walk through a semi inflated balloon
Jumping Castles for the little kids and bigger ones
Face painting – from $3
Glow sticks for the kids
and more to be announced…

Food Stalls:

Brown Brothers
King Valley BBQ
Gamze Smokehouse
Milawa Kitchen
Pop up Catering
Crepe Collective
Moyhu CWA
Ana's Vietnamese
Coffee Van

Bar / Drinks:

Brown Brothers is proud to bring you a huge bar area with all your favourite Brown Brothers wines, local beer and cider as well as house made mulled wine, soft drinks and water available for purchase.

Strictly no BYO alcohol

What to bring:

Homemade snacks are allowed to be brought into the event.
No metal cutlery – we suggest re-usable plastic or bamboo cutlery
Bring your own picnic blankets and or chairs to make the most of the evening. No tables allowed.
Warm / raincoats, warm wet weather footwear and a torch for getting to and from your car.
Small soft Eskys / cooler bags are allowed into the event. BYO alcohol is strictly prohibited. Bags / Eskys bags will be checked at entry.
All water and soft drinks brought into the event must be unopened / sealed.


Parking is available on site in designated parking areas at Brown Brothers. Parking attendants will be onsite to guide you to the appropriate parking area. No parking is permitted on road sides or shoulders any time leading up to, during or after the event.

To reduce traffic congestion please consider taking the event shuttle buses.

Bus Tickets:

All event and bus tickets must be purchased online in advance. There will be NO tickets available at the gate on the night.

Pre Purchase essential – bus tickets do not include your event ticket

- $15 RETURN FROM WANGARATTA – depart The Gateway Hotel at 3pm

- $15 RETURN FROM BEECHWORTH – depart Camp St V/Line bus stop depart 3pm

- $20 RETURN FROM ALBURY / WODONGA – depart Albury SSA Club 2pm & from Wodonga Birralee Tavern at 2:20pm.

Time: 4pm to 8pm (Gates open at 3.30pm)
Price: Adults $20 (Includes souvenir GoVino wine tumbler for use at event bars and yours to take home)
Kids FREE – kids must be included on your ticket

***Optional pre purchase wristband for kids. Includes unlimited jumping castle play and 2 x glow sticks

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Sourced from Brown Brothers website, Night Glow

VIP Cocktail Party @ Lindenwarrah

Experience the visual spectacle at Linderwarrah as the balloons light up in unison to the sound of live music on the Milawa Airfield complete with canapés, drinks and entertainment. The party offers elevated, uninterrupted views of the airfield.

Using seasonal, local produce, Executive Chef Aaron Jose will delight you with mouth-watering canapés that celebrate the best of the Milawa Gourmet region.

The VIP Cocktail Party will take place from 6pm – 8pm alongside the Brown Brothers Night Glow on Saturday 8th June.

Tickets are $85 per person and include 2 hours of canapés, Brown Brothers wine, beer, soft drinks and entertainment as well as access to the Night Glow event area.

Refund Policy:

Tickets are refundable up to 20 days before the event. No refunds will be offered after this time but are transferable. In the event of extreme weather that would prevent the entire event from proceeding, tickets will be refunded.

Note :
This event is subject to favourable weather conditions which may result in a variation to the advertised schedule.

2019 Balloon Festival

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Sourced from Van Gogh Balloon Facebook, Vincent Van Gogh's 1887 painting "Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat"

The 2019 King Valley Balloon Festival will be featuring special shape Van Gogh balloon from the Netherlands with assistance from Visit Victoria. The balloon is a 3D representation Vincent Van Gogh's 1887 painting "Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat". This is the most intricate piece of flying art in the world with brush strokes faithfully reproduced from the original oil on canvas artwork and is best seen in real life.

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Sourced from Goldrush Ballooning website, Bring a camera to capture the mass asscension

From 7th to 10th of June 2019, each morning between 7am and 8am, up to 20 balloons will be launched at Brown Brothers Milawa Airfield flying towards Oxley and beyond. Spectators are welcome onto the launch field.

You can also experience this amazing visual spectacle from the air with Goldrush Ballooning. The King Valley Doctor, a low level wind prevalent most mornings, makes for excellent balloon flying conditions in the greater King Valley flying over the vineyards and patchwork of fields, the views expand to the Ovens River, spectacular Mt Buffalo, Mt Stirling and the High Country beyond.

Price : Adult: $395 * Child: $365 * (7 to 12 years old)
Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
Location: Brown Brothers Airfield, Milawa, VIC
Suitable for ages 7 to 97

The Goldrush Ballooning King Valley Balloon Festival Experience includes:

o Free parking at Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard

o Transfers in 4WD Sprinter to the launch site, and return from the landing

o A full passenger safety briefing before take-off

o Spectacular one hour* sunrise balloon flight across the King Valley

o In-flight photography during the flight, to prove you were there!

o Hosting by our expert team who keep you informed throughout

o Delicious Prosecco breakfast at Patricia's Table restaurant, Brown Brothers - optional at $30 for flying guests, and $35 for non-flying guests
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Why? Victoria's largest hot air balloon night glow
When: 8 June 2019
Phone: 61 (3) 5720 5500
Where: 239 Milawa-Bobinawarrah Road, Milawa Victoria 3678
Cost: $20 per adult (Kids are free)
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