Port Macquarie, NSW

Port Macquarie is on Oxley Highway (B56) and Pacific Highway (A1)

Port Macquarie Events


Big Band Blast Music Festival

Held over three days at various locations around Port Macquarie. The festival features a concert at the Glasshouse Forecourt in Clarence Street on the Friday then on the Saturday there is entertainment on the Town Green and on the Sunday more entertainment in the grounds of the Sundowner Caravan Park. The best part is that all of this is free. There are also concerts in the Panthers Club at Settlement City and the Glasshouse which have an entrance fee.



Rockin' Retro Fest

Held in August in the auditorium at Port Panthers which is next to the Settlement City Shopping Centre. This event will ensure that anyone who likes a little bit of days gone by will find something entertaining to enjoy. Over the weekend the festival will host a vintage inspired Runway Fashion Show, Market Stalls, Junior and Senior Pin-Up Girls Competitions, bargain bazaar a Gala Ball and loads of Rock N Roll.



Blues & BBQ Festival

Australia's largest BBQ competition which attracts teams from all over the country.


Port Macquarie Beer & Cider Festival

This festival showcases a spectacular mixing pot of brews with over fifty different beers and ciders represented, from local and Australian-wide brewers. There is also live music to enjoy and the event is suitable for all the family. it is held in Westport Park which is beside the Hastings River and across the road from the Settlement City Shopping Centre.



Tastings on Hastings

Held in October each year on Town Green, by the river, in Port Macquarie. The main event is an annual food and wine show which aims to encourage locals to take pride in and support the farmers and producers of the vast variety of fine local produce and product available throughout the region.



Festival of the Sun

Held in December every year at the Port Macquarie Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park. This is a live music event welcoming in the summer with some great Aussie and International bands, tasty markets and three days of camping in the sun next to the beach.


This page last reviewed on 17 Jan 2018