Coming into the Holiday Season, there’s so much to see and do this November in Lake Macquarie.

Wondering what to do? We can help. Here’s our list of 8 Things to do in Lake Macquarie this November. The best part? Most of them are free and family-friendly!

Saturday 9th November 2019

Lake Macquarie Farmers Market

Location: Speers Point Park
Time: 7:30am – 1:00pm
Head down to Speers Point and rub shoulders with our farmers, producers and artisans! You can ask about how and where it’s grown, how to store it and use it. Here you’ll find the highest quality, fresh local produce and gourmet delights. It’s family friendly with a great community atmosphere and It only happens every fortnight!

Saturday 9th November 2019

Bands in the Park

Location: Speers Point Park
Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Don’t miss Bands in the Park at Speers Point Park! It’ll be filled with local concert and brass bands and they will present a free program of popular and traditional music. It’s a free event too, so strap yourself in and head on up!

Saturday 16th November 2019

Warners Bay Markets – Christmas Market Day

Location: Toronto Uniting Church Hall
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Come along to do some early Christmas shopping. There will be local produce, Christmas craft items, home-made jewellery and even pre-loved items!

Sunday 17 November 2019

Time Out Festival

Location: Morisset High School
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
A festival that is dedicated to physical & emotional wellbeing – The Rotary Club of Morisset will be hosting an array of activities on the day that range from cooking demonstrations to artisan markets and djembe drumming! The Festival will showcase our talented and creative locals and emphasise the importance of community connectedness! There will also be entertainment & food.

Saturday 21st November 2019

Real Film Festival

Location: Lake Macquarie
Time: All day
Come along to The Real Film Festival which is known as one of Australia’s leading documentary film festivals. Bold films of real stories and documentaries about real issues made throughout 2019 will be screened, where you will be able to spend time with the storytellers themselves! There will be film screenings, workshops, film competitions and prizes to be won! Check out the Facebook event here.

Sunday 24th November 2019

Raffertys Oyster Event

Location: Raffertys Resort
Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm
A one-day exclusive event – this one’s for the Seafood & Wine lovers! Watch oysters get freshly shucked in front of you whilst you sip on Robert Oatley’s wine portfolio, followed by a spit roast and baguette. But you better get in quick to snap up some tickets, because we have a feeling this will sell out fast!

Saturday 30th November 2019

Hunters Art Network Christmas Market

Location: Lambton Park
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Art Bazaar’s annual Christmas market is back. Let the local creatives delight you with what’s on offer. There will be stalls featuring premium handmade products, workshops, guided exhibition tours and live music! It’ll be a great place to purchase unique, original and high quality Christmas gifts. There will be something for everyone to enjoy – even children!

Saturday 30th November 2019

Grapevine Gathering

Location: Roche Estate, Pokolbin
Time: All day
It’s that vine of the year again! Grapevine is a beloved musical adventure located in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country. This isn’t just any musical gathering – there’ll be a diverse array of fine dining, award winning wines and local gourmet produce to nibble on whilst the music takes you on a journey.

Clear your diary – there’s plenty of exciting events on to keep you entertained on the weekends! Lake Macquarie will be filled with things to do, attractions, events and activities from film festivals to community local events.