Newcastle Living Magazine

Edition 9

Your Local Event Guide

Take a look at upcoming events in the local area.


Newcastle City Farmers Market

30 October – 18 December 2022
Griffiths Road, Broadmeadow 

Established in 1999, the Newcastle City Farmers Market is the hottest spot to go in our city for things fresh produce and decadent treats. On every Sunday from 30 October to 18 December, come on down to Broadmeadow’s Griffiths Road where you’ll find a whole range of different products including organic fruit and vegetables, hand crafted pastries, and almost every kind of cheese under the sun. 

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76th Australian Jazz Convention

26 December 2022 – 31 December 2022

2022 marks the 76th year the Australian Jazz Convention will grace our city with it devine sounds and infectious style. After taking a pause during the pandemic, the AJC will spend a week transforming Newcastle into a jazz paradise. With a venue at Newcastle Town Hall, as well as spots all across the city, there will be plenty of places for you to come on down and listen to swing, bebop, funk and more!


Morisset Showground Markets

07 January 2023
40 Ourimbah Street, Morisset

Have some time to relax over the Christmas break? The new year is a great opportunity to head to Morisset Showground Markets. Held on the first Saturday of the month from 7:30am to 1:00pm, the markets are filled with a fantastic selection of jewelry, plants, crafts and just all round delightful bric-a-brac. On top of this, the regular Hunter Valley-Lake Macquarie Bird and Poultry Auctions are held from 9:00am with viewings earlier. You’d be chicken to miss it. 

Lego Workshop

9 January 2023
Corner Scott & Watt Streets Newcastle

Looking for a great holiday activity? BRICKS 4 KIDZ workshops let the kids enjoy master-building with screened experts while parents can shop and play at The Station too!

Elton John

8 January 2023
McDonalds Jones Stadium, Broadmeadow, NSW

With an unparalleled career that redefined the cultural landscape and saw over 300 million albums sold, Elton John is (after two years of COVID interruptions) back on stage.

Friday Night Feast

13 January 2023
Corner Scott Street & Watt Street, Newcastle

Who doesn’t love a great feast? To celebrate the warm season, the Hunter Events Group will be continuing season 3 of their Friday Night Feast food market, transforming The Station Newcastle into a wonderland for foodies. With street food, live music, kids entertainment and – of course – drinks, the markets are a free family friendly event where all are welcome to kick back, have something delicious, and relax. 

HWE January 2023 Wedding Expo

15 January 2023
309 King Street, Newcastle West

The Warragul Bridal Expo in January 2023 is an event not to be missed! A great chance to start your wedding planning at Lardner Park Convention Centre with some of the best wedding industry professionals, including exhibitors from Warragul and the surrounding areas. 


City of Newcastle Triathlon

03 February 2023 – 05 February 2023
2 Newcastle Street, Stockton

The City of Newcastle Island Triathlon is back for 2023 from 03 February to 05 February. Quickly becoming a must do for novocastrians, the three day event sees a range of different options for you to participate in from beginners to experts. These include a fun run, aquathlon, olympic distance triathlon, and oceania paratriathlon. 

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Newcastle Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo

03 February 2023 – 05 February 2023
Newcastle Entertainment Centre & Showgrounds 

Has your itch to get up, go, and see Australia been growing over the last couple years? Well you’re not alone, which is why the Newcastle Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo will be pulling into town this February. Taking place over three days from 03 February 2023 to 05 February 2023, this is your chance to see all the latest in caravans, motorhomes, campervans and more. 

Dreams: Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

25 February 2023
The Gal, 3-5 Beaumont Street, Newcastle

If you’re a fan of Fleetwood Mac, then you have to check out Dreams: Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show. Taking stage at the The Gal here in Newcastle on 25 February 2023, Dreams know how to entertain a grow. With a wild gypsy spirit and dance moves to back it up, they’ll be belting out all the classics such as Go Your Own Way, Rhiannon, Little Liesand more.