Festivals & Events

There is always something going on in Newy & surrounding areas, such as:

Bitter & Twisted Festival


Australia Day Celabrations in January – Autumn Racing Carnival (horses), Regional Show, Beaumont Street Wine, Food & Music Festival in March –

Surfest including the Mark Richards Pro in March/April –

Off Shore Power Boat Race in May –

The Darby Street Coffee Festival in June –

Festival of Sport & The Shoot Out Film Festival in July –

Jazz Festival in August – This Is Not Art Festival, Spring Racing Carnival (horses), Newcastle Cathedral Flower & Music Festival in September –

Mattara Festival, Darby Street Fair, Rainbow Visions Festival, Newcastle Music Week, Mattara Hill Climb (cars) in October –

Rickshaw’s on the Foreshore (car show), King Street Fair in November –

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