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What’s on this weekend in Newcastle?

If you’re looking to find out What’s on this 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 weekend!



Below you’ll find some of the highlights from this 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.

The Olive Tree Market
Civic Park

Dive into the creative hub of Newcastle at The Olive Tree Market in Civic Park this Saturday. Showcasing the work of local artists, designers, and makers, this market is a treasure trove of handmade delights. From unique artworks to bespoke jewellery and gourmet treats, each stall offers a glimpse into the vibrant creative scene of Newcastle.

Mulletfest Grand Final
Hebburn Motorsports Park – Hunter Valley

This weekend, the spotlight will be on Hebburn Motorsports Park as it hosts the 2023 Mulletfest Grand Final. This highly anticipated event will showcase the crème de la crème of mullets, with contestants from diverse locations such as Darwin and the UK vying for the coveted title. Winners from various heats will engage in a spirited competition, determining who boasts the ultimate mullet.

Medowie Christmas Carnival
Ferodale Sports Complex

Embrace the festive spirit at the Medowie Christmas Carnival on Saturday at the Ferodale Sports Complex. This family-friendly event promises a day filled with Christmas cheer, including carnival rides, market stalls, and live entertainment. Bring the whole family for a joyful celebration as Medowie comes alive with the magic of the season.

Sarah Gaul
Newcastle Comedy Club

Laugh your way into the weekend with Sarah Gaul at the Newcastle Comedy Club on Saturday night. Known for her sharp wit and comedic prowess, Gaul invites you to be a part of the live audience as she records her hilarious se for a comedy special that promises to be one you won’t forget.

Christmas Under the Stars at King Edward Park
King Edward Park

Experience the enchantment of Christmas Under the Stars at King Edward Park. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as the park transforms into a twinkling wonderland. With live music, carol singing, and a visit from Santa, this event captures the magic of the holiday season. Pack a picnic, gather your loved ones, and revel in the joyous spirit of Christmas under the starry Newcastle sky.

2023 Bikers for Kids Newcastle Toy Run & Family Day
Connolly Park

Join the roar of engines and the spirit of giving at the 2023 Bikers for Kids Newcastle Toy Run & Family Day. Witness a sea of motorcycles as bikers from across the region come together for a charitable cause. Bring along a toy donation and enjoy the festivities, including live music, food stalls, and family-friendly activities. It’s a heartwarming event that spreads joy and goodwill during the holiday season.

Christmas Market
Speers Point Park

Celebrate the season at the Speers Point Park Christmas Market on Sunday. This festive market offers a delightful array of Christmas-themed stalls, artisanal goods, and holiday treats. Browse through the market stalls, enjoy live music, and soak in the merry atmosphere. With Santa making a special appearance, it’s the perfect opportunity to embrace the Christmas spirit and find unique gifts for your loved ones.

Wayward Kings
King Street Hotel

Wayward Kings

Wayward Kings will launch their long-awaited new EP with an all-ages show at King Street. With a fusion of powerful vocals and dynamic instrumentals, Wayward Kings is set to deliver an electrifying performance that will have the venue absolutely rocking.

Toronto Hotel

Toronto Hotel transforms into a retro music haven on Sunday with 1927 headlining the Live On The Lake show. Known for their hits like “That’s When I Think of You” and “Compulsory Hero,” 1927 promises a nostalgic journey through their chart-topping classics.

Pub Choir
The Rogue Scholar

Raise your voice, and a glass, as you join the musical fun at Pub Choir, happening at The Rogue Scholar on Sunday. This unique event invites everyone to be a part of a pop-up choir, learning and singing a popular song in harmony. No singing experience is required, just a love for music and a willingness to join in the camaraderie.