Surfest Newcastle is Australia’s biggest festival of surfing and provides a range of action in and out of the water for locals and visitors.
The festival sees 11 different surfing events with more than 800 competitors launching in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens local government areas.
Entry to all events is free. Event dates are below, Surfest taking place in Newcastle in February/March 2019.
Book now to secure accommodation in Newcastle for the 2019 Surfest. Public transport makes it easy to reach Surfest, while walking is the best option for around the event area. If you’re driving, allow extra time to find parking as there may be road closures and busy areas.
Newcastle Apartments would love to host you on your east coast adventure!
Surfest 2019 Event Schedule
|2nd February||Port Stephens Toyota Wildcard Trials||Birubi Point|
|23rd – 24th February||Orica Teams Challenge||Stockton Beach|
|24th February||Sacred Tree Community Markets featuring arts, crafts, music, food||Stockton Beach|
|2nd – 3rd March||Wandiyali Indigenous Classic||Merewether Beach|
|5th – 6th March||Surfest High School Teams Challenge||Merewether Beach|
|8th March||Westfield Kotara University Team Challenge||Merewether Beach|
|9th – 10th March||Sanbah Cadet Cup||South Bar Beach|
|9th – 10th March||Surfest Pro Junior – WSL JQS 1000 men and women||Merewether Beach|
|10th March||Burton Automotive Pro International Trials||Merewether Beach|
|10th March||Holmes Civil Developments Women’s Pro International Trials||Merewether Beach|
|11th – 17th March||Burton Automotive Pro WSL QS6000||Merewether Beach|
|11th – 17th March||Holmes Civil Developments Women’s Pro WSL QS6000||Merewether Beach|
|15th March||Evolution Corporate Charity teams Cup for Mark Hughes Foundation||Dixon Park Beach|
|16th March||The Drop Festival||King Edward Park|
For more information: http://www.surfest.com