This weekend is full of events in Port Macquarie, so make sure you check out what’s on! Here are some of the events that are happening this weekend: – Port Macquarie Wine & Food Festival: This festival celebrates the local wine and food scene, with tastings, cooking demonstrations, and more. – Art in the Park: This free event features local artists displaying their work in various locations around town. – St. Patrick’s Day parade: The annual parade is a big deal in Port Macquarie, and it always features plenty of entertainment. – Bluesfest: This music festival is held at the Falls Marina and features some of the best blues acts in Australia.
What are the events taking place in Port Macquarie this weekend?
There’s a number of events taking place in Port Macquarie this weekend, including the annual Port Macquarie Tattoo and Art Festival. There are also a number of cultural events happening, including the Port Macquarie Writers’ Festival and the Gumboot festival. Finally, there are plenty of events for children happening this weekend, including the Fairytale Forest event at The Lighthouse Museum.
What can visitors expect at these events?
Port Macquarie is gearing up for a busy weekend with plenty of events to keep visitors entertained. Saturday sees the annual Port Macquarie Surf Life Saving Club Carnival run from 10am-12pm. This year’s theme is ‘The Great Outdoors’. There will be a range of carnival games and entertainment, as well as refreshments and food available. The event is free to attend.
Later that day, the Port Macquarie Jazz Festival kicks off at 7pm at the Civic Centre. This year’s theme is ‘Soulful’. There will be live music all night long, headlined by Australian jazz artist Hollie Smith. Entry to the event is free but donations are appreciated.
On Sunday, there are plenty of family-friendly activities available in Port Macquarie. The Museum of Port Macquarie opens from 10am-4pm and offers admission free for children under 16 years old. There’s also the annual Christening of the Sea at Padre Pio Catholic Church from 11am-1pm, followed by a fairground ride at 1:30pm. Then it’s off to the beach for some sandcastle building from 2-4pm before an afternoon tea party at 5:30pm at The Pavilion on The Beach. All activities are free and open to everyone except for the museum which requires an entry fee for adults (but kids under 16 years old get in free).
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Which events are family-friendly?
This weekend, there are a number of events that are family-friendly in Port Macquarie. These include the annual Port Macquarie Arts Festival on Saturday and Sunday, as well as free music concerts at the Pier on Friday night and Saturday morning. There are also a number of fun activities available for children, including apple picking at the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW’ Orara Orchard and Wildlife Park, fishing at Rushcutters Bay Fish Farm, playing tag at the Port Macquarie Golf Club and visiting local farms.
Are there any food and drink festivals taking place in Port Macquarie this weekend?
There are a number of food and drink festivals taking place in Port Macquarie this weekend. The biggest is the Port Macquarie Seafood Festival, which will be held at the Port Macquarie Marina from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th August. There will be cooking demonstrations, seafood sampling, children’s activities, and more. The Port Macquarie Wine & Cheese Festival takes place at the Stockland Millers Point from Saturday 9th to Monday 11th August. This event features wine tastings from around New South Wales, cheese tasting, cooking demonstrations, live music performances, and more. Finally, the Port Macquarie Flower Festival takes place at the Garie Park Recreation Area from Saturday 9th to Monday 11th August. This event features a range of displays including flowers, fruit trees, honey production, bird feeding stations, and more.
What are the opening hours for each event?
Port Macquarie’s weekend gets underway with the Port Macquarie Arts Festival on Saturday and Sunday. There are plenty of activities available, including art exhibits, live music, food stands, and more. On Sunday there is a farmers market from 9am-1pm. The festival continues on Monday with a range of arts and crafts stalls open until 5pm. For those looking for some outdoor activities, the Kuringgai Chase Regional Park is open all weekend and has free entry. Alternatively, take a walk along the beach or check out some of the local restaurants and cafes.
Is there anything else that visitors should know about this weekend’s events in Port Macquarie?
This weekend sees a range of events taking place in Port Macquarie, from comedy to cinema. There are also plenty of activities for those looking to get out and enjoy the sun. Here’s a list of what’s on this weekend:
Friday 25 February
The Port Macquarie Arts Festival is back, with a programme of performances, talks and workshops all over town. Check out the website for more information.
Saturday 26 February
The Port Macquarie Jazz Festival is back again this year, with plenty of local and international jazz talent on offer. There will be live music all day long at various venues around town, as well as a marketplace and food court. Find out more about the festival here.
Sunday 27 February
Get your family together for some fun this weekend with the Family Fun Day at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort. There will be rides, interactive games and much more to keep you entertained all day long. Plus, there’ll be free entry for children aged 12 months-12 years old! Check the event page for more details.