Major Events

From the excitement of long course triathlon to huge soccer tournaments to long weekend exhibitions and adventure racing you'll find a diverse calendar of major events in the Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes has some big events in its calendar. These ‘major’ events attract thousands of participants and spectators to the region. Behind the scenes these events are run be the legendary Great Lakes Event Volunteers.

Grab your diary, gather your friends and family and make a date. The Great Lakes is alive with a busy calendar of ‘big’ events with something for everyone. They are as much a spectacle as they are an event. Make sure you check the calendar before you come so you don’t miss out.

Myall River Festival

Date: Sat 28 Oct 2017, 10am-8:30pm Venue: Myall River, Tea Gardens Contact: 0428 685 232

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The Myall River Festival is a free family friendly event, with a large variety of market stalls, stage entertainment, river activities, games and competitions for the kids, plus a fireworks finale, al...

Lakeside Festival

Date: Sat 4 - Sun 5 Nov 2017 Venue: John Wright Park, Tuncurry Contact: 0409 320 620

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3 great events make up the 2017 Lakeside Festival... Lakeside Music Festival is eight hours of incredible live music on a single intimate stage right by the stunning Wallis Lake. A bar that won'...

Great Lakes Pearl Dragons Regatta

Date: Sat 18 & Sun 19 Nov 2017, 8am-4pm Venue: Elizabeth Reserve, Forster Keys Contact: 0448 529 280

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Come along, enjoy a full day of racing. Cheer on your local team as they compete against clubs from NSW regions. Watch the community teams as they experience the thrill of dragon boat racing. &n...

Grow Your Own Music Festival

Date: Fri 22nd Dec, 1pm-11pm Venue: Harry Elliot Oval, Beach St, Tuncurry Contact: media@growyourown.tv

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The Hopeless Utopian presents ... Grow Your Own Set in Forster-Tuncurry on NSW’s Mid-North Coast, Grow Your Own is a music and produce festival centred on homegrown talent & produce....

New Years Eve Celebrations- Forster/Tuncurry

Date: Sun 31 Dec 2017 Venue: John Wright Park, Tuncurry Contact: 02 6554 8799

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BELOW DETAILS TO BE CONFIRMED!!! Celebrate New Years Eve Great Lakes Style! From 6:45pm John Wright Park, Tuncurry will be filled with music and entertainment for the entire family. Featuring...

VISSLA NSW Pro Surf Series - Great Lakes Pro

Date: Wed 7- Sun 11 Feb 2018 Venue: Boomerang Beach, Pacific Palms Contact: 02 9349 7055

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The third stop of the VISSLA NSW Pro Surf Series, The Great Lakes Pro will be held at Boomerang Beach, Pacific Palms in February 2018. With everyones favourite mid north coast beach of Boomerang Be...

Opera by the lake

Date: Mar 2018 (TBC) Venue: John Wright Park, Tuncurry Contact: 0408 180 866

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THE BELOW INFORMATION IS FROM A PAST EVENT! DETAILS ARE YET TO BE CONFIRMED FOR 2018! The Rotary Club of Great Lakes and the Great Lakes Creative Network have come together to bring you an after...

Great Lakes Viking Soccer Challenge

Date: Mar 2018 (TBA) Venue: Tuncurry Sporting Complex Contact: 0427 592 137

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This annual six-a-side soccer competition attracts over 100 teams (both men and women) competing for winners honours.  Regarded as one of the best tournaments of its type in NSW, g...


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