Greater Port Macquarie - What's On
2013 Tastings on HastingsFeatured Event
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Tastings on Hastings is a celebration of the people, produce and natural beauty of the Greater Port Macquarie region and surrounds. It focuses on the farmers, wine makers, brewers, chefs, restaurants and cafes that combine to offer a unique Agritourism experience to travellers on the Mid North Coast of NSW.
The Main Event, a major food and wine festival held in the centre of this thriving town overlooking the Hastings River featuring more than 80 exhibitors, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations by leading local and international chefs.
Do you need assistance with finding somewhere to stay? Greater Port Macquarie Visitor Information Centre are available to help you. For all your accommodation bookings and enquiries call 1300 303 155 or visit www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au
If you are at this great event don't forget to visit portmacquarieinfo.com.au/facebook or mention @PMQTourism or #PortMacquarie in your tweet!
Venue:Town Green Park
Port Macquarie 2444
View Map: www.hastings.nsw.gov.au/resources/documents/Map16_.pdf
The Town Green is Port Macquarie's premier area of open space, being situated on the Hastings River at the northern end of Horton Street in the CBD. The reserve commands panoramic views of the Hastings River providing a spectacular venue for civic functions, community and cultural events, as well as open public space for recreational use.
- Lady Nelson Wharf - named after the ship 'The Lady Nelson' in which Surveyor-General, John Oxley sailed in to the area to explore and take soundings in 1819.
- War Memorial
- Birpai Healing Garden, created to celebrate reconciliation and women's spirituality
- Life-size bronze sculpture of Australia's first Prime Minister and member for the Hastings-Macleay in 1898-1899, Sir Edmund Barton. The sculpture was commissioned by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council to celebrate the Centenary of Federation
Facilities: disabled access, food outlet, parking available, public telephones, public toilets
Prices:Gold coin entry Anyone else
General Enquiries:Sonia Fingleton
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
PO Box 84
Port Macquarie 2444
Phone: 6585 9324 or 0414 376 868