Hunter Track Classic

When25 January 2019
WhereHunter Sports Centre
43 Stockland Dr, Glendale
DetailsWatch in awe as high performance athletes from across Australia compete in a range of events including hurdles, steeplechase, shot put, high jump and sprints. See who will take out the Hunter's Fastest Kid. Find out more here

Lake Mac Festival

When26 January 2019
WhereSpeers Point Park
Park Rd, Speers Point
DetailsSpend this Australia Day at Speers Point Park and enjoy all the free family fun including an amazing line-up of live music, kids' activities, an outdoor movie and a fireworks display. Find out more here

Lake Mac City Pro Junior

When9-10 February 2019
WhereRedhead Beach
DetailsThe inaugural Lake Mac City Pro Junior will be the firtst time a World Surf League event has been held in the Lake Macquarie City region. The event will attract male and female competitors from all over Australia and internationally. This long running Surfest event provides a great opportunity for the Hunter’s best up-and-coming surfers to compete in an international event and experience competition at the highest level. Find out more here

Cinema Under The Stars

When16 February 2019
WhereSpeers Point Park
Park Rd, Speers Point
DetailsNewcastle Permanent’s Cinema Under the Stars is Australia’s largest free regional outdoor cinema program and we’re heading to Lake Macquarie for the first time. We’re excited to bring the delightful family movie Paddington 2 to screen under the beautiful starry Lake Macquarie sky. Keeping the family-friendly entertainment going throughout the evening will be live musicians, football (soccer) skills, and circus workshops with Circus in Education. There will also be an opportunity to snap a photo with Paddington! The movie will commence once the sun has set. Find out more here


When16 February - 3 March 2019
WhereLake Macquarie
DetailsLakefest is a celebration of Lake Macquarie's aquatic lifestyle and rich maritime history. The Heaven Can Wait regatta involves sailing yachts, dinghies and skiffs racing around Lake Macquarie for up to 24 hours and raises money for Cancer Council NSW. Lakefest will include sailing events and water-based sporting and social activities including a Twilight Race, Paddlefest, and Junior Pirate Fun Race. Find out more here