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Festivals and events
There's always something happening in Newcastle – from sporting clashes to arts festivals, concerts to exhibitions, conventions to celebrations. Search for events by date, category or keyword below.
Australian Bowl-riding Championships
Saturday 25th February - Sunday 26th February8:00 pm - 6:00pm
The Australian Bowlriding Championships (ABC) is the pinnacle of competitive skateboarding in Australia. It comprises of a two day freestyle event that focuses on Australian skaters but attracts a large number of international competitors.
Bowl skating is a high energy sport that promotes an active and healthy lifestyle. The ABC promotes the sport to all ages and demographics and showcases the world class facility at Empire Park.
The event also attracts professional riders, considered celebrities in their industry. These riders also promote Newcastle as a destination via their expansive social media.
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