Newcastle

Events

Cinema Under the Stars Newcastle

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is returning for another stellar season! The event kicks off at 5.30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the blockbuster movie Sing screens at sundown. For further details please visit the website or 'Like' Newcastle Permanent Facebook page.

Start Date:
13/01/2018 View more details

Hunter Street Organic Markets

Your organic fix from Thursday to Saturday every week, is at the Hunter Street Organic Markets. Organic and certified fruit and vegetables, amazing flowers, local arts and crafts, free range produce, grass fed beef, sweets for the sweet, and the ever faithful show why Novocastrians are a true symbol of Aussie mateship. You will find a varied selection of stalls on different days, including organic fruit and vegetables, fashion, jewellery, Faye's yummy cakes, strawberries, eggs, flowers, toys, and hot food. Public transport is available.

Start Date:
11/05/2017 View more details

Newcastle Writers Festival

The Newcastle Writers Festival celebrates national and regional literary talent over three days each April. More than 100 writers and thinkers participate in 70 sessions - half of which are free - that include panel discussions, readings, book launches and one-on-one interviews. Previous guests include Tim Flannery, Stan Grant, Charlotte Wood, David Marr and Hugh Mackay. The Festival is held in the Civic cultural precinct, which includes Newcastle Art Gallery and Newcastle Museum. It is close to the city's bars, cafes and restaurants. Guest writers praise the friendly audiences and dedicated team of volunteers. The Newcastle Writers Festival celebrates its sixth anniversary in 2018.

Start Date:
06/04/2018 View more details

NewRun - Newcastle's Festival of Running

As one of Australia's leading regional running events, NewRun is staged in the most iconic venues in Newcastle and offers plenty of opportunity to test your fitness around this beautiful coastal city. The event is proud to partner with local organisations including Surf Life Saving Clubs, and other running, sport and service clubs. Whether you are an elite runner looking for a new personal best or just a novice runner looking for a fitness goal, this festival of health and fitness in Newcastle has an event for you.

Start Date:
15/04/2018 View more details

Nudie Australian Boardriders Battle National Final

The nudie Australian Boardriders Battle is Australia’s biggest grassroots boardriders event and involves more than 60 of Australia’s best boardrider clubs! Taking place across eight state qualifying rounds, only 24 clubs will come together at the National Final in Newcastle to battle it out to become the 2017/18 Australian Champions.

Start Date:
17/02/2018 View more details

Port to Port Mountain Race

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** The Port to Port MTB is an annual four day MTB stage race across the iconic local scenery of Newcastle, Port Stephens and the Hunter region. The race is designed to be fun and challenging for riders of all levels, from recreational to competitive. Port to Port MTB will be a brilliant event and they look forward to attracting a strong field of riders of all standards to the Port to Port MTB.

Start Date:
25/05/2018 View more details

Sparke Helmore Newcastle City Triathlon

The 24th annual Sparke Helmore Newcastle City Triathlon is on again. The event will be staged from the Queens Wharf area on Newcastle Harbour, one of the most picturesque courses in Australia. Offering Olympic/Standard, Sprint and Corporate/Enticer distance triathlons, the event has a course to suit all levels of fitness, from novice to elite. They look forward to seeing you in Newcastle. Strict race limits apply! Enter soon so you don't miss out.

Start Date:
06/03/2016 View more details

Summer Run 10 Kilometre Series (City): Race Two of Three

Summer Run is a three race 10 kilometre series in the Hunter Region of NSW, Australia. The events will feature three iconic venues in the Hunter, namely Morpeth near Maitland, Carrington next to The City of Newcastle and Newcastle Harbour, and also Nelson Bay in Port Stephens. The events will be mostly flat and fast, 10 kilometre courses staged over the Summer of 2017/2018. The events will be held early to beat the heat and will feature individual and series prizes and a great atmosphere. Race entry numbers will be limited in the first year to manage course crowding.

Start Date:
04/02/2018 View more details

Surfest Newcastle Australia

Surfest Newcastle Australia 2018 is Australia's biggest festival of surfing and provides a wide array of action in and out of the water for locals and visitors. The 33rd year of the festival sees 11 different surfing events with more than 800 competitors launching in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens local government areas. Action gets underway with the Lake Macquarie Festival of Surfing on January 20. The main surfing events - the Burton Automotive Pro and the Grandstand Physio Women's Pro - are World Surf League endorsed events set down for Merewether beach from February 19-25 . Action out of the water includes markets and entertainment at Merewether on February 24-25 as well as meet-and-greet the surfer sessions from groms young and old. Entry to all events is free.

Start Date:
20/01/2018 View more details

This is Not Art

This Is Not Art - known to friends as TiNA - is a national contemporary arts festival with a focus on independent, emerging and experimental arts practices. Celebrating Newcastle as a creative city, the festival takes place annually over the October long weekend. Since 1998 thousands of people have gathered in Newcastle's CBD each year to share ideas, test work, and meet like-minded creatives and potential collaborators. The festival is made up of approximately 150 events, ranging from panel discussions to hands-on workshops, performances to parties. It provides a space for artists, performers, writers, thinkers, theatre-makers, dancers, and tech-heads to gather, play, share ideas and innovate. Most events are free and many invite audience participation. A number of programming streams converge under the umbrella of the TiNA festival. This year co-presenters include the National Young Writers Festival, Critical Animals and Crack Theatre Festival.

Start Date:
27/09/2018 View more details