12 July 2024

3:20 pm - 8:20 pm


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Address Hobbiton™ Movie Set Tours Buckland Road, Matamata, New Zealand View Map

Website https://www.hobbitontours.com/experiences/mid-winter-feast/

Escape the winter chill and warm up with a special feast in the Shire™ on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 July 2024
Escape the winter chill and join us for an evening in the Shire™… With a warming mulled wine in hand, relax by the roaring fire inside The Green Dragon™ Inn before heading to the Party Marquee to enjoy a fully themed mid-winter buffet dinner fit for a Hobbit™.
Hobbiton™ Movie Set will be holding this special mid-winter feast on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th July 2024.

Hobbiton is an experience to tantalise the senses, as guests find themselves engulfed in the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of the Shire, at the home of the Hobbits, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies. Your guide will escort you through the twelve-acre site recounting fascinating details of how the movie set was created. Throughout the movie set you will see 44 complete Hobbit Holes™ and venture beyond the door of one of the newly completed interior Hobbit Holes on Bagshot Row™, the thatched Millhouse, double arch stone bridge and of course the famous Green Dragon Inn.

Your tour will conclude at the masterfully recreated Inn and waiting for you will be our specially brewed mulled wine. Enjoy your hot mulled wine in the cosy interiors with ample time to relax and warm up in front of the open fire places.

Enjoy a selection of Hobbit-sized canapés on offer as you enjoy the themed entertainment before following your guide up to the Party Marquee for a full buffet dinner bursting with traditional Hobbit fare – and, as is the tradition in the Shire, second helpings are encouraged!

To conclude this premium Hobbiton Movie Set experience, after dinner you will re-­join your guide and make your way back through the wandering paths of Hobbiton with path lighting to show the way. This stunning journey under moonlight will travel through the village breathtakingly lit up with Hobbit Hole chimney’s smoking and lanterns glowing against the darkness.

Tickets are limited and this event sells out every year so get in early and enjoy this one of a kind winter feast in the Shire!

View our booking terms and conditions and cancellation policy here.

A tour of Hobbiton Movie Set
Hobbit Southfarthing beverages on tap throughout the evening
Specially brewed mulled wine
Themed live band
Predinner canapes
A fully themed mid-winter buffet dinner
20-minute evening walk through Hobbiton Movie Set
Please note, this event does not feature marketplace stalls. For a marketplace style event, we invite you to consider International Hobbit Day or Summer Harvest Festival.

Hobbiton mid winter feast

Hobbiton™ Movie Set Tours Buckland Road, Matamata, New Zealand

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