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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!


WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND IN NEWCASTLE?

SATURDAY 13 APRIL – SUNDAY 14 APRIL

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.


STEAMFEST 2024

Experience the nostalgia of steam-powered machinery at the Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest 2024, where vintage locomotives and historic steam engines take centre stage in a celebration of industrial heritage.

HELLNATION IV

Brace yourself for a night of intense metal and punk mayhem at HELLNATION IV, where thunderous riffs, blistering solos, and guttural vocals collide in a showcase of raw energy and unbridled aggression.

A DAY ON THE GREEN WITH CHRIS ISAAK

Bask in the soulful melodies and timeless charm of Chris Isaak at A Day on the Green, where the lush vineyard provides the perfect backdrop for an evening of classic hits and captivating performances under the stars.

LIMBO – THE RETURN

Prepare to be mesmerized by LIMBO – The Return inside the Spiegeltent Newcastle. The thrilling and seductive circus-cabaret extravaganza is an unforgettable night of jaw-dropping acrobatics, daring stunts, and pulsating live music. Get ready to step into a world where the boundaries between reality and fantasy blur, leaving you absolutely spellbound from start to finish.

THE FARMERS WIFE MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Celebrate the beauty and symbolism of the Mid-Autumn Festival with lantern-lit festivities, traditional music, and cultural performances honoring the harvest moon and the spirit of togetherness. Oh, and did we mention gin?

FRIENDLYJORDIES

Following the success of A Tale As Old as Rome, Friendlyjordies is back with his latest attempt to convince anyone who disagrees with him about very niche conspiracy theories is wrong.

ORIGAMI: FOLDING LIGHT & SOUND

Immerse yourself in a multisensory experience of art and technology at Origami: Folding Light & Sound, where intricate paper sculptures come to life with mesmerizing projections and ambient soundscapes.

RUDDERLESS RECORDS SECOND-HAND SUNDAY

Dig through crates of vinyl treasures and unearth hidden gems at Rudderless Records’ Second-Hand Sunday, a haven for music lovers and collectors seeking rare finds and classic albums.

FASHION THRIFT SOCIETY

Revamp your wardrobe with unique vintage finds and pre-loved fashion treasures at Newcastle’s Biggest Second-Hand Fashion Market, where style mavens and bargain hunters unite for a day of sustainable shopping.

NEWCASTLE COLOUR FRENZY

Get ready to paint the town with vibrant hues at the Newcastle Colour Frenzy Fun Walk or Run, a kaleidoscopic event where participants of all ages come together to spread joy and raise funds for a good cause.

GIRLS LIKE THAT

Delve into the complexities of teenage girlhood with “Girls Like That,” a provocative and timely play that explores themes of friendship, identity, and the impact of social media on adolescent relationships.