Tastes Port Stephens Food, Wine & Jazz Weekend

Date: Saturday, 31 August and Sunday 1 September
Location: Nelson Bay within CBD, Apex Park and DÁlbora Marinas
Price: Free entry with drink tickets and food available to be purchased on the day.

The streets of Nelson Bay will be taken over by trumpets and saxophones at the Tastes Port Stephens food, wine and jazz weekend. The expanded program will present a wonderful array of jazz over the weekend from trad jazz to contemporary. To see a brass band like no other, don’t miss getting your ticket to see the 10-piece Hot Potato Band performing at the Soldiers Point Bowling Club on Saturday evening.

Its free entry so get your groove on with some hot jazz and stroll around the 70 stalls selling fresh local seafood and delights from local providores, meet the local oyster farmers, taste Hunter Valley wines and craft beers plus much more. Learn how to prepare new dishes at the seafood cooking demonstrations, shuck an oyster or purchase a ticket on the Jazz Luncheon Cruise or Tasters Trail tour.


Tastes Port Stephens Food Wine Jazz 2019 Program


Hot Potato Band

Saturday 31st August I Doors open 7.30pm I $30 per person online or $35 at the door


If you’re in the mood for some high energy music, with a bold and brassy sound then this is the festival event for you!

Beginning as street performers this 10 piece brass band from Sydney's unique sound is built on the backs of three drummers and a sousaphone, along with an array of horns covering catchy chorus lines.

Limited tickets book now

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Jazz Luncheon Cruise

Moonshadow-TQC | Saturday 31st August | 11.45am to 2.30pm I $85 per person

Cruise the magnificent bay and enjoy a three-course buffet lunch with a selection of seafood dishes, glass of Pepper Tree wine on boarding and live toe tapping jazz music by Eric Gibbons Jazz Band. Bookings essential.

Please Note: This is a communal seated event. Group booking seating cannot be guaranteed.
*Dietary requirements must be advised at time of booking. EFTPOS Available on board.

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Tasters Trail - SOLD OUT

Saturday 31 August I 3.30pm OR 4.30pm I $59 per person

Team up with some friends for our Tasters Trail or make new friends along the way!

This walking tour stops at four different venues around the CBD and Marina, sampling the finest fare at each stop. Your intrepid tour leader will guide you to each of the four venues, where you will enjoy a taster plate and accompanying beverage.


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Winemakers Dinner - SOLD OUT

Saturday 31st August I 6pm for 6.30pm I $65 per person for members and $80 per person for a visitor

Come and enjoy a 4 course meal with perfectly matched wines by First Creek, Hunter Valley. To book tickets for the event call 02) 4981 1132.


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