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.

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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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. The celebrations lead into one of the largest...

New Years Eve celebrations- Tea Gardens

Date: Sun 31 Dec 2017 Venue: Tea Gardens Country Club, 2 Yalinbah Street Contact: 02 4997 0250

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Head down to Tea Gardens for an family friendly NYE featuring a GIANT slide, jumping castle and face painting from 5pm. There will be a sausage sizzle plus normal meals will be available at Queens ...

Under the Southern Stars

Date: Sat 6 Jan 2018 Venue: Harry Elliot Oval, Beach St, Tuncurry Contact: 03 9699 9555

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2018 is set to kick off in the most sensational way. Brand new summer festival, Under the Southern Stars is bringing together the best of Aussie Rock with an international touch.    He...

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...

Travel Play Live Women's Adventure Summit - 2018

Date: Thu 30 Aug- Sun 2 Sep 2018 Venue: Forster Contact: http://www.travelplaylive.com.au/

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“Explore Your Outdoor Passions & Discover A Love For New Ones” at the Travel Play Live Women’s Adventure Summit a ‘build your own adventure’ three day mammoth ...


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