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What’s on this long weekend in Newcastle?

If you’re looking to find out what’s on over the long weekend in Newcastle, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re a local or just visiting for the weekend, this is your chance to dive into everything Newcastle has to offer.

Yeah, the long weekend!


WHAT’S ON THIS LONG WEEKEND IN NEWCASTLE?

FRIDAY 29 MARCH – MONDAY 1 APRIL

Below you’ll find some of the highlights from this long weekend’s gig and event guide. To see what else is happening around the region click the button below to see all the listings in the guide.


Newton Faulkner

LIZOTTE’S NEWCASTLE

Newton Faulkner is set to captivate both fans and new ears with his electrifying performance as part of The Wild Tour. Expect a night filled with classic melodies and mesmerizing guitar lines.

Fellr X Glow-in-the-Dark Lawn Bowls

ADAMSTOWN BOWLING

Get ready to illuminate the lawn bowls arena as Fellr X Glow-in-the-Dark Lawn Bowls gets underway at Adamstown Bowlo. It’s a unique twist on the traditional lawn bowls game, with neon colours and glowing balls… Oh and bevvies!

Gwyn Ashton

QIRKZ IN THE HUNTER

Abermain is gearing up for a night of blues and rock when the UK’s Gwyn Ashton graces the stage at QIRKZ. Gwyn is a powerhouse of vocals, guitar and rhythm that has to be seen to be believed. He’ll back it up with a show at the Wiko on Sunday too.

Easter Saturday Market

NELSON BAY

Featuring an array of stalls offering everything from handmade crafts to delicious local treats, this market is the perfect place to indulge in some Easter shopping while enjoying the stunning waterfront views.

On the Road to Nowhere

THE STAG & HUNTER HOTEL

FANGZ will roll into The Stag this weekend for a free show as part of their current tour. If you’ve never caught ’em before don’t miss the chance to see them in one of our favourite live rooms in the city.

Rock Rhapsody

CARDIFF RSL CLUB

Cardiff RSL Club is set to rock the night away with Rock Rhapsody playing classic rock anthems and some current hits thrown in for good measure. Did we mention rock?

The Great Mac Easter Egg Hunt

MUSEUM OF ART AND CULTURE YAPANG

Get ready for an egg-citing adventure at The Great Mac Easter Egg Hunt 2024, where families and friends can come together to hunt for Easter treasures. With a variety of activities and sweet treats waiting to be discovered, this event is sure to delight both young and old.

Homegrown Markets

SPEERS POINT PARK

Celebrate Easter with the community at Lake Mac’s Easter Market at Speers Point Park. Featuring a curated selection of locally made products and delicious gourmet food, this market offers the perfect opportunity to support local businesses while enjoying a fun-filled day out.

Wayward Kings

THE BLACKBUTT HOTEL

Join the Wayward Kings and Wagtail at the Blackbutt to get some live original music into your Easter lineup. It’s an all-ages show so you can take the family along for the ride too!

Pinch Fest 2: Easter Sunday Edition

LASS O’GOWRIE HOTEL

Bands, DJs markets, drink special, a beer can hunt and a charity raffle. What more do you want?

Harry Potter Trivia

WARNERS AT THE BAY

Calling all wizards and witches! Test your knowledge of the wizarding world at Harry Potter Trivia night at Warner’s at the Bay. Gather your fellow Potterheads and prepare for a magical evening filled with challenging questions, themed cocktails, and plenty of enchanting surprises.

HANG THE DJ: Hospo Indie Night

THE HAMILTON STATION HOTEL

Rudderless Records is back for the next edition of the HANG THE DJ hospo night. at The Hamilton Station Hotel. The Rudderless DJs will be going deep into the crates to unearth those forgotten headbangers, shoegazers and skanks. There will be special guest DJs, giveaways, prizes and plenty of fun to be had.