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.
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
The Drop Festival Manly CancelledThe Drop Festival Manly cancelled by Northern Beaches Council
The Drop Festival Manly Cancelled
The Drop Festival Survival Guide - NewcastleThe ultimate survival guide to make the most of your day at The Drop Festival Newcastle
The Drop Festival Survival Guide - Newcastle
Interview: Newcastle local act THE PITSAhead of their The Drop Festival debut, we caught up with The Pits to find out what to expect when they take to the stage in Newcastle.
Interview: Newcastle local act THE PITS
How to Festival the Eco Friendly WayFive easy tips to be an eco friendly festival goer
How to Festival the Eco Friendly Way
The Pits Join The Drop Festival - Newcastle!The Pits are coming to The Drop Festival- Newcastle
The Pits Join The Drop Festival - Newcastle!
Interview: Talking festivals & photography with Miranda StokkelWe sat down to talk festivals and getting the shot with photographer Miranda Stokkel
Interview: Talking festivals & photography with Miranda Stokkel
Wallaby Water is welcomed to The Drop FestivalIntroducing Australia’s most recycled and most recyclable packaged water alternative.
Wallaby Water is welcomed to The Drop Festival
Talking Music, Surf and Career Highlights with Surfing Legend Wayne "Rabbit" BartholomewTalking surfing, career highlights and The Drop Festival with Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew
Talking Music, Surf and Career Highlights with Surfing Legend Wayne "Rabbit" Bartholomew
Hello! Tomorrow - An eco friendly collection from Billabong WomensThe first ever eco friendly line from Billabong Womens featuring Lex Weinstein
Hello! Tomorrow - An eco friendly collection from Billabong Womens
The Drop Festival Welcomes the Class of 2020!Introducing the all star Aussie line up of The Drop Festival 2020
The Drop Festival Welcomes the Class of 2020!
WSL Returns To Noosa For The Longboard OpenThe WSL has confirmed they will be returning to Noosa for the WSL Longboard Open in February 2020.
WSL Returns To Noosa For The Longboard Open
Aussie and International Artists Join Together for Bushfire ReliefAussie and International artists come together for bushfire relief events around Australia
Aussie and International Artists Join Together for Bushfire Relief