Port Macquarie

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Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail

Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail

2016-01-01 - 2016-01-01 | Map

Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail celebrates one of Australia's iconic animals - the koala - and the outstanding work of the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital - the first facility in the wo...more

The Artist Market

The Artist Market

2016-11-27 - 2016-11-27 | Map

The Artist Market is staged on the fourth Sunday of each month in the grounds of The Maritime Museum, Port Macquarie. It is an eclectic market bringing together a vibrant and colou...more

Tidal Rhythms: art exhibition

Tidal Rhythms: art exhibition

2017-01-24 - 2017-01-24 | Map

The latest exhibition at the Hastings Fine Art Gallery by members of the Hastings Valley Fine Art Association is on display from October 18 to January 17. The exhibition showcase...more

Eat. Sip. Paint! The Beach House Port Macquarie

Eat. Sip. Paint! The Beach House Port Macquarie

2017-03-24 - 2017-03-24 | Map

Join Paint The Town for a fun, creative and relaxed paint class, the new way to celebrate. An artist will walk you through a step-by-step painting in a relaxed atmosphere as you e...more

The Foreshore Markets

The Foreshore Markets

2018-01-13 - 2018-01-13 | Map

The Foreshore Market is a vibrant marketplace for local artists and artisans to showcase and market their talents in the Port Macquarie area. Unique handmade arts and crafts high...more

Twilight Food Market - Port Macquarie

Twilight Food Market - Port Macquarie

2018-02-24 - 2018-02-24 | Map

The Twilight Food Market is open every Saturday (weather permitting) during NSW daylight saving months from October to April. A family friendly food only market, diverse in multic...more

Kids Art, Drama and Music April holiday workshops

Kids Art, Drama and Music April holiday workshops

2018-04-16 - 2018-04-16 | Map

Kids Art 'C.A.M.P' (not actual camping) includes a week of visual art, music and drama aimed at students in grades two - six. Daily projects in each creative discipline will keep ...more

Heritage Festival Port Macquarie

Heritage Festival Port Macquarie

2018-04-17 - 2018-04-17 | Map

Autumn is the perfect season to discover the region's rich history during the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council’s Heritage Festival. As one of the oldest settlements in NSW, so m...more

Paint at the Pepperberry

Paint at the Pepperberry

2018-04-18 - 2018-04-18 | Map

Paint, sip and relax at The Pepperberry, You don't have to be an artist to join in this fun class! Arrive at 12:45 to get your seat, order a drink and get ready to have a good tim...more

ArtWalk

ArtWalk

2018-04-19 - 2018-04-19 | Map

ArtWalk is an edgy, intense and surprising night of discovery illuminating secret, unassuming and unexpected spaces with free pop up performances, artistic interventions and creati...more

Hastings Moonlight Movies

Hastings Moonlight Movies

2018-04-27 - 2018-04-27 | Map

Hastings Moonlight Movies is a free family entertainment program sponsored by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and is held in public parks or reserves around the local area. Venue...more

Mountainfilm on Tour - Port Macquarie

Mountainfilm on Tour - Port Macquarie

2018-05-01 - 2018-05-01 | Map

Mountainfilm on Tour is coming to Port Macquarie for the first time ever! This year's Mountainfilm on Tour features the best short films from the annual Mountainfilm festival in T...more

IRONMAN 70.3 Port Macquarie

IRONMAN 70.3 Port Macquarie

2018-05-06 - 2018-05-06 | Map

Taking place concurrently with IRONMAN Australia in May 2018, IRONMAN 70.3 Port Macquarie is sure to not only challenge you physically but also inspire you with its natural beauty ...more

Ironman Australia

Ironman Australia

2018-05-06 - 2018-05-06 | Map

Established in 1985, Ironman Australia remains an iconic global event - taking place in Port Macquarie, New South Wales - four hours north of Sydney. From the swim course in Hastin...more

The Annual Big Dig Fundraiser Event

The Annual Big Dig Fundraiser Event

2018-05-20 - 2018-05-20 | Map

The Annual Big Dig is a major fundraising event now in its seventh year and raises funds for Rotary Club of Port Macquarie Sunrise local and overseas community projects. The Big D...more

Port Macquarie Brickfest

Port Macquarie Brickfest

2018-05-27 - 2018-05-27 | Map

Rainbow Bricks heads to the beautiful mid-north coast town of Port Macquarie again. This time we are at the Port Macquarie Indoor Sports Stadium for Port Macquarie Brickfest. Ther...more

Hello Koalas Festival

Hello Koalas Festival

2018-06-07 - 2018-06-07 | Map

Hello Koalas Festival is an annual event over the June Long Weekend, building on the success of the Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail in Port Macquarie-Hastings, on NSW Mid North Coast....more

Beyond the Barricade - Port Macquarie

Beyond the Barricade - Port Macquarie

2018-06-30 - 2018-06-30 | Map

Enjoy the best-loved songs from the world’s greatest West End and Broadway musicals in a glittering Concert. Starring past principal performers from Les Misérables in the West...more

Guy Sebastian Then and Now  Regional Tour Port Macquarie

Guy Sebastian Then and Now Regional Tour Port Macquarie

2018-07-01 - 2018-07-01 | Map

This winter, for the first time in two and a half years, Guy Sebastian will be taking his band on the road with a hit-laden Then and Now regional tour. Recent releases from Guy's...more

Luminosity Youth Summit

Luminosity Youth Summit

2018-07-25 - 2018-07-25 | Map

The Luminosity Youth Summit is an action packed three-day event held in Port Macquarie, full of inspiring speakers at the top of their fields including marketing strategists, socia...more

Fox Superflow sealed by Stan's - Jolly Nose

Fox Superflow sealed by Stan's - Jolly Nose

2018-08-05 - 2018-08-05 | Map

Race the Fox Superflow sealed by Stan's in 2018 - there are six series events throughout the year and each race is a standalone event, but you can collect points for an overall ran...more

Australian Barbecue Wars + Blues and Barbecue Festival

Australian Barbecue Wars + Blues and Barbecue Festival

2018-09-08 - 2018-09-08 | Map

The talented events team at Meatstock are set to deliver Australia's biggest barbeque competition in Port Macquarie! With big prize money on offer, over 100 teams from around the ...more

Port Macquarie Race Cup Carnival

Port Macquarie Race Cup Carnival

2018-10-13 - 2018-10-13 | Map

It's that time of the year again, Spring Racing. The Port Macquarie Racecourse comes alive in October with the Carlton Mid Port Macquarie Cup Day. It's a chance to frock up, sip...more

WellFest Port Macquarie

WellFest Port Macquarie

2018-10-13 - 2018-10-13 | Map

Don't miss out on WellFest Wellbeing Festival Port Macquarie! With free entry, free seminars and workshops, experiences not to be forgotten, over 50 exhibitors, the opportunity to ...more

Tastings on Hastings

Tastings on Hastings

2018-10-26 - 2018-10-26 | Map

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** The Tastings on Hastings festival returns to Port Macquarie for four action packed days of culinary celebrations that will tem...more

Festival of the Sun

Festival of the Sun

2018-12-13 - 2018-12-13 | Map

Celebrating its 15th year in December 2018, Festival of the Sun (FOTSUN) has continued to break records on ticket sales with 2017 its fastest sell out ever. FOTSUN is described as...more

Golden Lure Tournament

Golden Lure Tournament

2019-01-04 - 2019-01-04 | Map

The annual Port Macquarie Golden Lure Tournament is proudly brought to you by Port Macquarie Game Fishing Club Inc. The event takes place in the beautiful waters of Greater Port M...more

Oysters in the Vines

Oysters in the Vines

2019-01-12 - 2019-01-12 | Map

Cassegrain Wines proudly presents their 13th annual 'Oysters in the Vines' festival. A highlight in the local calendar, don’t miss this very popular celebration of oysters and fi...more

NSW Touch Football Junior State Cup

NSW Touch Football Junior State Cup

2019-02-15 - 2019-02-15 | Map

NSW Junior State Touch Competition is the premier NSW touch football junior representative event and is conducted annually in late February. More than 300 teams are expected to co...more

Activities

Aussie Kids Adventure Camps

Aussie Kids Adventure Camps

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An adventure camp for children to discover local areas on the Mid North Coast. These adventure camps are a super fun way for your child to get off their device, spend time in natu...more

Chinese Junk Cruises

Chinese Junk Cruises

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Junk Cruises is a locally owned company in Port Macquarie, providing both scheduled trips and private charters on the Hastings River. Come and enjoy this beautiful and interesting ...more

Coastal Skydivers

Coastal Skydivers

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Skydive over the beautiful mid north coast experiencing the view from 10,000 feet. The local staff will make your skydive a thrill to remember! Coastal skydiving is the ultimate...more

Frankie's Travel

Frankie's Travel

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Let Frankie’s Travel take you on a food and wine adventure, discovering the many hidden gems surrounding Port Macquarie and the Hastings region! Frankie's has a full range of of...more

JetFighter

JetFighter

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Experience the ultimate adventure ride in the L-39C Albatross Fighter Jet at 900 kilometres per hour, while you experience a wide range of fighter tactical manoeuvres. You will ...more

Port By Night Tours

Port By Night Tours

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Port by Night Tours is Port Macquarie's only night walking tour. Starting at the beautiful Town Green where Port Macquarie was founded. Your host, Bruce Thompson, will guide you th...more

Port Jet Cruise Adventures

Port Jet Cruise Adventures

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Port Jet's beautiful boat the "Wave Rider" is one of Port Macquarie's favourite water-based attractions. Wave Rider is purpose built for our beautiful region, she will blast yo...more

Port Macquarie Camel Safaris

Port Macquarie Camel Safaris

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Welcome to the famous Port Macquarie Camel Safaris on Lighthouse Beach. You are invited to enjoy a unique and fun filled experience on Port Macquarie’s most beautiful souther...more

Port Macquarie Fishing Charters

Port Macquarie Fishing Charters

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Locally owned and operated, John and the crew would like to welcome you aboard the Ocean Star, a 40 foot custom Randel charter fishing boat superbly equipped with the latest electr...more

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage

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Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage offers walking tours by multi-award-winning Heritage Consultant Mitch McKay - a resident of Port Macquarie for more than 35 years. The 'Uncovering...more

Port Macquarie Surf School

Port Macquarie Surf School

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Learn To Surf with Port Macqaurie's Original and Multi Awarding Winning Surf School Wayne ‘Huddo’ Hudson and his family have been carving up the local waves since the 1930’...more

Port Macquarie: The Gateway To Lord Howe Island

Port Macquarie: The Gateway To Lord Howe Island

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Eastern Tour Services is a locally based Tour Company promoting Port Macquarie as the gateway to world heritage listed Lord Howe Island. Eastern Tour Services offer three day-two...more

Port Venture Cruises

Port Venture Cruises

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Port Venture Cruises runs the largest vessel cruising the Hastings River in Port Macquarie. She is a lovely, all-weather spacious river catamaran, with two decks or viewing levels,...more

Sandpiper Charter Boat

Sandpiper Charter Boat

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Sandpiper is a luxury unique  35' Resort (XL) Cruiser. Sandpiper offers all the luxury comforts of a modern cruiser including three entertaining areas and a fly bridge. She is an...more