5 ways to spend Father’s Day in Newcastle & the Hunter

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Still no plans for Father’s Day 2015? We’ve hand picked 5 ways to treat your Dad to the day he deserves. From live music to petting zoos, this list has got something for everyone.  

1. Take a trip to Murray’s Brewery to celebrate Hoppy Father’s Day with beer and live music

Father’s Day at Murray’s Brewery signals the start of an annual festival dedicated to the love of Hops. It’s a perfect place to celebrate with your Dad on his day with wood fire pizzas, burgers with beer matching live music and brewery tours. Entry is free, but it’s highly advisable to book a table to avoid disappointment.

More Information: murraysbrewingco.com.au

2. Head into town for Burgers and Bejalu

Newy Burger Co. have teamed up with local band Benjalu to throw a Father’s Day party that your Dad will be talking about for ages. Everybody is talking about these burgers and with a musical accompaniment like Benjalu it’s bound to be a great way to kick back with your Dad this Father’s Day. Head in grab yourself a Susan Gilmore with Haloumi and get down to some local sounds.  Tickets are $10 but you’d want to get in quick as last time we checked there were only a few left.

More Information: Newy Burger Co. Facebook page

3. Take your old man for a trip down memory lane and Spend the night with Tina Arena 

One of the hottest tickets in town right now is the Tina Arena show at Newcastle’s Civic Theatre. Hits like platinum selling I Need Your Body, Chains, Heaven Help My Heart, Sorrento Moon, Burn, Now I Can Dance and Symphony Of Life have established Tina as Australia’s premier songstress. Treat your Dad to a night of singalong and an Aussie Icon.

More Information: civictheatrenewcastle.com.au

4. Get outdoors with your Dad and have some family friendly fun at the Newcastle West End Father’s Day Games

There’s lots planned for this event including a daddy decathlon, Side show Alley, Jumping castle,  Stalls and food vans,  Amusement rides  and other events for the family.  Tickets are just $10 for a 4 person team.

More Information: tim@newcastlenow.org.au 02 4929 4644 0435 799 579

5. Escape to Harrigan’s Irish Pub in the Hunter Valley for a day full of live music and fun.

With music by Twinsanity and a Baby Animal and Reptile Petting Zoo, jumping castle and face painting for the kids this is bound to be a great event. Be immersed in the authentic Irish décor and be surrounded by beautiful gardens, vineyards and mountains. Harrigan’s tranquil and stress-free atmosphere will leave you relaxed and ready to share a traditional Beef and Guinness pie with the kids.

More Information: harrigansirishpub.com.au



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