Sat March 7th



The Drop information

The Drop Festival is a national touring festival that follows the waves, celebrating the quintessential Australian road trip & following the Australian leg of the World Surf League Championship Tour & other associated major surfing events around our island nation. With this ethos, The Drop is a music festival dedicated to community, culture, local food and beverages and above all, a shared love of the ocean. Here are some simple details to help you come & enjoy the event. More detailed info can be found throughout our website.


About Newcastle

With beautiful beaches and world class waves, Newcastle is renowned for its love of surfing, towering sand dunes and thrilling water sports. The ideal location to unwind on beautiful sandy beaches with your family and friends and explore the astonishing costal line.

Discover the world famous Mereweather Beach home to the motor racing events and the annual Surfest, the biggest surfing festival in Australia. Newcastle is buzzing with local art and music, celebrating its creativity monthly with the local Olive Tree Market; showcasing local artist, creators and makers.

Festival Venue: Empire Park, Newcastle

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