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 on the Barrington Coast.

The Barrington Coast 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 Barrington Coast 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.

New Years Eve Celebrations- Forster/Tuncurry

Date: Mon 31 Dec 2018 Venue: John Wright Park, Tuncurry Contact: 02 6554 8799

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Celebrate New Years Eve Great Lakes Style! From 6pm John Wright Park, Tuncurry will be filled with music and entertainment for the entire family. The celebrations lead into one of the largest fi...

New Years Eve celebrations- Tea Gardens

Date: Mon 31 Dec 2018 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 Myalls ...

Grow Your Own Music Festival

Date: Sat 12 Jan 2019 Venue: Harry Elliot Oval, Beach St, Tuncurry Contact: media@growyourown.tv

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Ready for a summer getaway? Gather your gang and start your engine. Chuck the boards on the roof and the esky in the back. Windows down. Music up. Then tell Siri to get you to Grow Your Own 2019! G...

Battle of the Boats - Pacific Palms Surf Boat Carnival

Date: Sat 23 & Sun 24 Feb 2019 Venue: Elizabeth Beach, Pacific Palms Contact: (02) 6554 0468

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The Battle of the Boats commenced in 1999 as a carnival for boaties and with their needs in mind. That first year 63 crews competed. In 2017 we hosted 180 crews. Pacific Palms offers an ideal locat...

Forster Triathlon Festival

Date: Sat 30 Mar 2019 Venue: Forster Contact: 02 4423 7775

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Forster – Tuncurry is located on the stunning North Coast of NSW and is rich in Triathlon history, being the famous birthplace of Australian Long Course Triathlon events. Forster is set to ex...

Rock to Rock Ocean Swim

Date: Sun 21 Apr 2019 Venue: Elizabeth Beach, Pacific Palms Contact: 02 6554 0468

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Enjoy a 600m or 1.5km ocean swim at one of the most beautiful beaches you will ever visit, one of the famed "North Coast - north facing beaches" which means it is sheltered from the vicissitudes of th...


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