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Newcastle Events
Surfest

Surfest is the largest surfing festival in Australia.
The best professional male and female surfers in the world travel to Newcastle, NSW to compete for the much cherished Mark Richards 'MR' trophy on Merewether Beach, Newcastle.
Surfest is also very proud to support the growth of Pro Junior surfing in Australia.

Newcastle Jazz Festival

After a hugely successful 2016 Festival at Wests they are back in August 2017 to celebrate the 30th Jazz Festival! Come along and join in the celebrations! Enjoy a wonderful weekend of great jazz and take an opportunity to catch up with the Australia wide jazz family at this great venue - West's New Lambton.
It is regarded as one of the best jazz festivals in Australia - with top local and interstate bands performing 50 superb hours of jazz over three days. Exciting mainstream, traditional, swing, and big bands. In fact, something for everyone!