Local Escapes

What’s On In Regional NSW This November

By Natasha Gamra
2nd Nov 2018

Everyone knows that when the warmer weather hits Sydney, we do one of two things. The first is down copious amounts of boozy slushies (naturally). And the second? We flock up and down the coast like no one’s business for all the solid weather adventures ever.
Get on the road with your mates and hit up these events this November in regional NSW.

Ripples Of Love Spring Garden Party

This garden party is the answer to your prayers this spring. The sun is finally up and out and we gotta celebrate this with a feed and some drinks. All proceeds from this event are going towards Ripples of Love, a not-for-profit organisation that gives hampers to families in need. Set in the gorgeous Bowral, they’ve got live entertainment, champagne and a grazing table full of local produce. These are all great reasons to fork over your cash. For more details, head here.

When: Saturday 3 November, 11-2pm
Where: The Southern Highlands, Bowral
Cost: $50 per person

Park Feast

Brace yourselves, because a beast of a feast is heading down to Gosford. With over 20 food trucks and dessert stations present you’ll be struggling to pick your poison. They’ve got everything that makes Australia great here, burgers, loaded fries and cookie ice cream. With this foodie fest being along the water, this makes for the perfect date night.

When: Thursday 8 and Friday 9 November, 4-10pm
Where: Gosford Waterfront, Gosford

Craft Beer And BBQ Festival

Kangaroo Valley is bringing us the festival we’ve all been waiting for. With live music, eating competitions, helicopter rides and piglet racing (OMG we’re dying), this place is the perfect way to spend the weekend. There’s BBQ everywhere you turn as well as craft beer to wash it down. There’s tonnes of prizes up for grabs so I think you might wanna grab your tickets.

When: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November 10-6pm
Where: The Friendly Inn, Kangaroo Valley
Cost: $15 per person

Etsy Made Local Artisan Market

So Christmas is slowly creeping up on us and to be honest none of us are prepared. Enter the Blue Mountains Etsy made market. You’ll be getting handcrafted items that your mum will definitely fall in love with (in case you need to one-up your siblings). For more details, check this out.

When: Saturday 24 November, 9-3pm
Where: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Blue Mountains

Camden’s First Jacaranda Festival

This three-day celebration of the good stuff will bring on a bunch of live entertainment, market stalls, Chrissy antics and fireworks. You’ll find an inaugural lighting of the jacarandas and can confirm, the street eats are off the radar. Head here for all the juicy details.

When: Friday 23 until Sunday 25 November
Where: Argyle Street. Camden

Fairgrounds Festival

Fairgrounds is back and bigger than ever. Grab your mates and your tents and road trip it down to Berry this month. You’ve got big names like Vance Joy headlining this festival, so clearly, it’s a big deal. Also featuring pop-up foodie feasts, markets to stroll through and spend all your cash, a record fair with vintage vinyl and constant games on the green (think egg-and-spoon or wheelbarrow races). This is definitely the way you wanna kick-start your summer this year. For tickets, head here.

When: Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December, 4-11pm
Where: Fairgrounds Festival, Berry
Cost: $109.90 - $249.90 per person

And here's where to find an ice-cream ATM.

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