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Melbourne Cup Day November 6th 2018 - The Tavern

Make the most of Melbourne Cup Day and join us for Australia’s most loved race. Be it ‘Best Dressed’ and champagne on the green or a schooner and a flutter on the horses, we’ve got something for everyone. No cover charge, doors open from 12pm.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day 16th December 2018 - Bannisters Port Stephens

Oh yes, it’s a thing.

It might be 30’C degrees out, but it’s the festive season and we’re in the mood for some Christmas cheer. Dig out your most extravagant Christmas sweater for International Ugly Christmas Jumper Day! Wear your ugly Christmas jumper for check-in on 16th December and receive a 10% discount on accommodation.

Midsummer Party 21st December - The Terrace Bar

Join us for Midsummer, celebrating the longest day of the year with sundowners and summer beats on The Terrace. Kick off the festive season with cocktails and live entertainment on December 21st. Tickets $45pp, call us on 02 4455 3044 to purchase a ticket.

Christmas Eve 24th December - The Terrace Bar

Take a break from the Christmas rush and celebrate the beginning of holiday season at The Terrace Bar. Live entertainment and a cheeky couple before you head home and give Santa a hand with the present wrapping! Open from 5pm onward, no cover charge.

Christmas Lunch 25th December - Rick Stein's restaurant

Our waiting list is open for Christmas at Rick Stein at Bannisters Port Stephens!

Join us for a traditional Rick Stein Christmas lunch and relax and enjoy the view while you dine on the perfect combination of Australian favourites and classic Christmas fare.

Tickets are $145 per person and include a three course meal and a welcome glass of bubbly.

Call us now to be added to the waiting list.


Keep the party going this Boxing Day, grab a pal or two and dust off your dancing shoes we’ve got live entertainment at The Tavern and The Terrace Bar! Bands and DJ to be confirmed. To stay up to date on all our events  sign up to our newsletter.

New Year’s Eve 31st December 2018 - The Terrace Bar and The Tavern

Kiss goodbye to 2018 and ring in the New Year at Bannisters Port Stephens.

Dance the night away at The Terrace Bar from 8pm, we’ll have a DJ on the decks and a complimentary glass of bubbly on arrival, with tickets at $60pp.

Or for our live music lovers, we’ll have a band at The Tavern. Doors will be open from 8pm, with tickets at $25pp.