Things To Do

Australia Day 2019

Newcastle's Australia Day celebrations will be hosted right around the Newcastle LGA, so you can find an event in your neighbourhood or join in activities anywhere from the harbour to Beresfield pool.

What's On

Whatever sport you play, we have a club for it. We’ve got music festivals, food and wine fairs, and major art competitions. Read on – and find your place to belong in Newcastle.

Promote Your Event

Promote your local event in our events calendar. We aim to approve all events within 48 hours of submission.


More than 192,000 people attended the inaugural Newcastle 500 in 2017. Plans are already under way to deliver an even better event in 2018.

Event Planning

A guide to planning events in Newcastle for everyone from commercial event organisation to small community groups.


Newcastle is home to beautiful beaches which are famous amongst surfers and enjoyed by local and tourists alike.

Walking & Cycling

There are easy walking trails and cycling paths in the Newcastle area for you to explore and enjoy.

School Holidays

There are a great range of activities and events for people of all ages during the school holidays in Newcastle.