What’s On in North Haven and Port Macquarie

North Haven is part of the Camden Haven area and falls within the Port Macquarie region. It is a region of unspoilt beauty from pristine beaches, to unspoilt waterways and national parks of with natural beauty, flora and fauna.

The North Haven area and surrounding towns of Laurieton, Camden Head, West Haven, Bonny Hills, Dunbogan, Crowdy Bay, Kendall, Wauchope and, to the north, Port Macquarie, are somewhat laid back and reminiscent of the wonderful seaside holidays of our childhood and is popular with tourists of all ages.

IMPORTANT : During COVID-19, some events may have been postphoned or changed. Please contact our friendly team for up to date event information. 

Spring

Hello Koalas Festival Treasure Hunt

The world’s first festival celebrating one of most loved national treasures – the koala. Search and rescue specialially selected koala sculptures hidden around various venues in the greater Port Macquarie area.

Art Walk

The longest footpath art gallery held in the Port Macquarie, Wauchope and Laurieton CBDs. The event features local art, exhibitions, events and attractions.

Gardenista

A festival of flora, food and fine art featuring extravagant botanical installations and open gardens to explore.

Halloween Dusk to Dawn

Teams and solo runners brave the forest for this run through the forest in the dark.

Summer

Oysters in the Vines Seafood and Wine Festival

This popular event celebrating oysters, seafood and find wine, is a highlight of the local calendar. Oyster lovers can taste their way through a range of oysters from local suppliers, coupled with a range of local wine and gourmet food.

Red Hot Summer Tour

Popular annual music festival featuring some of Australia’s best musical acts from now and the past.

Autumn

Slice of Heaven Food Festival

Showcasing local food, wine, beer and music from the Mid North Coast.

Winter

The BottleButt Bush Trail Run

The perfect way to experience our beautiful region. With three distances to choose from, this race is suitable for trail runners of various levels.

Elephant Trail Race

A 25-27 kilometre course in the Caincross State Forest with events for everyone from novice runners to ultra distance experts.

Markets

Markets are run throughout the area most weekends.  Ask our team for details of markets being held during your stay.