Tastes Port Stephens – Food, Wine & Jazz Weekend
Tastes Port Stephens Food Wine & Jazz Festival
Nelson Bay, NSW, 2315
Date: Saturday, 31 August and Sunday 1 September
Location: Nelson Bay within CBD, Apex Park and DÁlbora Marinas
Price: Free entry with drink tickets and food available to be purchased on the day.
The streets of Nelson Bay will be taken over by trumpets and saxophones at the Tastes Port Stephens food, wine and jazz weekend. The expanded program will present a wonderful array of jazz over the weekend from trad jazz to contemporary.
Its free entry so get your groove on with some fantastic jazz and stroll around the 70 stalls selling fresh local seafood and delights from local providores, meet the local oyster farmers, taste Hunter Valley wines and craft beers plus much more. Learn how to prepare new dishes at the seafood cooking demonstrations, shuck an oyster or shell prawns with your Dad at the Father’s Day competitions.
To see a brass band like no other, don’t miss getting your ticket to see the 10-piece Hot Potato Band performing at the Soldiers Point Bowling Club on Saturday evening.
Hot Potato Band
Saturday 31st August I Soldiers Point Bowling Club
If you’re in the mood for some high energy music, with a bold and brassy sound then this is the festival event for you! Beginning as street performers this 10 piece brass band from Sydney’s unique sound is built on the backs of three drummers and a sousaphone, along with an array of horns covering catchy chorus lines.
Jazz Luncheon Cruise
Moonshadow-TQC | Saturday 31st August | 11.45am to 2.30pm I $85 per person
Cruise the magnificent bay and enjoy a two-course buffet lunch with a selection of seafood dishes and live toe-tapping jazz music by Eric Gibbons Jazz Band.