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    For all that’s on in January in and around Port Macquarie click on the above link.

    Festival of the Sun – FOTSUN
    Thursday 8th, Friday 9th & Saturday 10th December 2016

    The best coastal music festival of the summer. Fresh, energetic local and International artists, tasty markets and three days of camping in the sun next to the beach.

    Golden Lure Tournament

    Friday 6 January to Saturday 14 January 2017, Port Macquarie

    The annual Port Macquarie Golden Lure Tournament is proudly brought to you by Port Macquarie Game Fishing Club Inc.
    The event takes place in the beautiful waters of Greater Port Macquarie and includes tournament briefing night, sail past at the Lady Nelson Wharf, skipper and crew night, ladies’ and juniors’ memorial charity day, juniors’ fishing ompetition and presentation luncheon.

    Hello Koalas Public Art Sculpture Trail
    Mid September 2014 to December 2016
    Over 50 large-scale koala sculptures now dot the landscape from the mountains to the sea to create the Hello Koalas Public Art Sculpture Trail in Greater Port Macquarie.  These colourful koalas have been hand painted and decorated by celebrity artists, professional artists and community groups.

    NSW Touch Association State Cup

    Sunday 4 December to Tuesday 6 December 2016, Port Macquarie

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    The NSW Touch Association will host the Annual State Cup in Port Macquarie. The State Cup is the premier Touch competition for New South Wales…

NSW Junior State Touch CompetitionFriday 17 February – Sunday 19 February 2017

Greater Port Macquarie is excited to be hosting the NSW Junior State Touch Competition again this year, the world’s largest weekend touch football competition.
More than 300 teams are expected to compete in the event which will bring around 12,000 competitors and spectators to the Hastings.

Port Macquarie Running Festival

Sunday 12 March 2017, Port Macquarie

Come and be a part of the Port Macquarie Running Festival – there is an event here for everyone. Races include the Rydges 21.1 Kilometre Half Marathon, the Athlete’s Foot 10 Kilometre Run, the…

IRONMAN Australia

Sunday 7 May 2017, Port Macquarie

As one of the longest running IRONMAN events on the global circuit, established in 1985, IRONMAN Australia remains an iconic global event consisting of a 3.8 kilometre swim, 180 kilometre bike…

Port Macquarie Race Cup Carnival

Sunday 1st January 2017

A great family day out at Port Macquarie Race Club. Click on the link to check out all the upcoming Race Day events….

Tastings on Hastings

Oct/Nov 2017 Port Macquarie

Event details and dates are yet to be confirmed for 2017

Tastings on Hastings theme for 2016 was Fire Water Harvest which aims to ignite all the senses by providing a feast of visual, audible and taste…