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What’s On in Port Macquarie in August 2023

What’s On in Port Macquarie in August 2023

Port Macquarie hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year. In August 2023, visitors and residents can enjoy a range of events that cater to different interests and preferences. Some of the events that are scheduled for August 2023 are:

Sal Saturdays

Place: Bar Capones

Date and Time: 12th August to 13th August; 3 pm to 12 am

Age: 18+ ONLY

Bar Capone offers a variety of live music, cocktails and food. Bar Capone has a weekly schedule of events and specials, such as Frankie’s Fridays, Sal Saturdays, Gambino Sundays, and more.

Enjoy a happy hour every night from 3 pm to 6 pm, with drink specials and 25% off selected items.


Rhythms of Ireland

Place: Glasshouse

Date and Time: 13th August; 6 pm to 8 pm

Ticket Prices: From $59.90 to $79.90

Age: All Ages (Under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult)

Ireland’s most celebrated show of Irish dance and music is coming to Australia in 2023 as part of their worldwide 15-Year Anniversary Tour. The show features Ireland’s most outstanding and elite dancers, who perform an awe-inspiring and innovative production that showcases Ireland’s rich and vibrant culture.

Get discounts and concessions on tickets for groups and families!


The Dress Up Party – Sunset 80s Rock Cruise

Place: Port Adventure Cruises, Cruise Port Macquarie

Date and Time: 26th August; 6 pm onwards

The Dress Up Party is a fun and nostalgic event that invites guests to dress up as their favourite rock stars from the 80s and enjoy a four-hour cruise along the Hastings River. The cruise will feature live performances of iconic hits from the era by The Dress Up Party, a local band that specialises in 80s music. There will also be prizes and giveaways for the best costumes and the most enthusiastic dancers.

The boat is the MV Port AdVenture Rhythmboat, operated by Port AdVenture Cruises. It will depart from and return to the Town Wharf, at the end of Clarence Street in Port Macquarie. Guests should arrive by 5:30 pm and park their vehicles at nearby parking areas.

The boat has a fully stocked bar where guests can purchase drinks and a viewing deck where guests can enjoy the scenic views of the river.


Oh What A Night: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Place: Glasshouse

Date and Time: 23rd August; 8 pm to 10 pm

Ticket Prices: From $49.50 to $69.50

Age: All Ages

Fans of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons can enjoy a musical revue that celebrates the legendary group and their timeless pop songs. Oh, What A Night is a concert and tribute show that features great choreography, humour and energy, as well as a cast of talented singers and dancers.

The show includes all the original hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and also features some of his solo hits. It is a concert-style revue that showcases the music and the group’s history and engages the audience with informative and funny commentary between the songs.

There are discounts for members, concessions, groups and families!

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