Our Spring Events calendar is amazing!
We are bracing ourselves for an action packed Spring! With a mix of foodie, sport and music events you are going to need stamina to get through the next couple of months. Here's a teaser of just some of the amazing events heading our way. For a full calendar of Spring events click here.
Calling all carnivores lock in 8th & 9th September, because you've never experienced BBQ like this before....Welcome to the Blues & BBQ Festival Port Macquarie, featuring Australia's largest BBQ competition, slow smoked, melt off the bone goodness mixed with craft brews, cool tunes and FREE entry. Throw away the GPS, just follow your nose!
Mad for Mountain Biking? Ride Port and challenge yourself on 16& 17 September in the Bago Bluff MTB Marathon ! A scenic hinterland start that soon becomes an endurance race on rocky terrain finishing atop of Bago Bluff, where the view takes your breath away, if the bike ride hasn’t already.
Need a great excuse for a road trip? Grab your mates and/or your family, and head to Port on Saturday 23 September for the Port Macquarie Beer and Cider Festival. Featuring some of the best craft brewers and live bands from around the country, along with food trucks and games for young and old (be sure to enter the 'Keg Toss'). All set by the stunning Hastings River. Better make a weekend of it!
We think Port Macquarie's Beach to Brother Trail Running Festival features Australia's most scenic trail marathon! Find out why on Sunday September 24th. From the full marathon to shorter distances and team events, they all traverse stunning beaches and coastline, finishing atop North Brother Mountain with incredible views. Finish on a high!
Oh Wonderful Wildwood! Find out why Port Macquarie's unique, boutique 'Wildwood Music Festival' is a firm favourite around these parts. Set in the stunning Cassegrain winery Port Macquarie, with plenty of shade, great local food, wine and beer to go with an awesome band lineup (The Jezabels, British India, Saraha Beck and heaps more). Family friendly with free entry for children under 14! On Sunday October 1st.
The Beechwood Billycart Classic is a great day out for the whole family. Set in the charming village of Beechwood and established 37 years ago, this iconic billycart race attracts entries from far and wide, with the top racers exceeding 100kph! Enjoy market stalls, music, and the country hospitality of the Beechwood Hotel.
Prepare your bellies! 'Tastings on Hastings' Port Macquarie is the ultimate weekend of feasting and entertainment. Over 100 local producers, artisans, wineries and brewers, live music on stage all day and an evening of 'Fire Water Harvest' in a stunning waterside setting. Add celeb chefs, cooking demos, workshops, dining and farm-gate experiences and you'll definitely need a few days here (at least). Book 27-29 October out in your calendar.
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