Big Band Blast

Good times - Big Band Blast
Good times – Big Band Blast

This year’s Big Band Blast is expected to be the best yet and is certainly not one to be missed. Playing host to four large stages across the town, attend this fantastic free event with your friends and family for a weekend to remember. Watch over 30 of Australia’s best big band talent including acts like the NSW Public Schools Jazz Orchestra and Benjamin’s Big Band. If you’re really in the mood to party, make sure you grab yourself a ticket to the Party Mambo on Saturday night where you’ll get to shake your hips to Mucho Mambo’s famous latin beats. This event will be held in Panthers Port Macquarie and costs $25 for the whole night!
With people travelling far and wide to attend this years Big Band Blast, the local Port Macquarie hotels are having a field day! If you’ve not yet secured your accommodation in Port Macquarie, here are a few locations that we recommend.

Beach Blue Resort
Gorgeous pool, Beach Blue Resort - Port Macquarie
Gorgeous pool, Beach Blue Resort – Port Macquarie

Treat yourself to four and a half star accommodation this weekend at the Beach Blue Resort. Located mere footsteps from Flynns Beach, this location is the prime place to rest your tired body after a long day at the Big Band Blast. Whether you’re visiting Port Macquarie with a group of friends or just your partner, Beach Blue Resort is the perfect location to stay.
Take full advantage of the two bedroom apartments at Beach Blue Resort that include deluxe kitchens, premium lounge spaces, private balconies and modern bathrooms complete with spas. You can also enjoy a number of resort facilities such as the outdoor heated pools, a fully-equipped gym and a barbecue area. If you’re looking for a luxurious apartment to retire to this festival weekend, make sure you book in at the Beach Blue Resort.
Where: 68 Pacific Drive Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Anchors B&B
Relaxing location, Anchors B&B - Port Macquarie
Relaxing location, Anchors B&B – Port Macquarie

If a cosy bed and breakfast is up your alley, don’t look past Anchors B&B. As soon as you step into this welcoming location, the friendly staff will go out of their way to make sure your stay is comfortable as possible. Located right next to the stunning Lighthouse Beach, this is the perfect place to visit with your partner for a relaxing and peaceful weekend away.
In your room, enjoy facilities such as a private twin shower ensuite, comfortable furniture and a TV complete with DVD player for your personal entertainment. Out of the rooms, take advantage of the modern lounge area, and outdoor courtyard complete with barbecuing facilities. Before heading off to the festival help yourself to a continental breakfast, which includes tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits, which are available throughout the day. If you’re looking for a home away from home while visiting Port Macquarie, make sure you stay at Anchors B&B.
Where: 52 Anderson Street Lighthouse beach Port Macquarie NSW 2444
East Port Motor Inn
Modern and spacious rooms, East Port Motor Inn - Port Macquarie
Modern and spacious rooms, East Port Motor Inn – Port Macquarie

Stay at East Port Motor Inn if you’re after a modern location to sleep while visiting Port Macquaire for the Big Band Blast. This motel is well-known for its friendly staff and tidy rooms that never fail to impress. If you’re looking for a relaxing location with modern suites, you won’t be disappointed with East Port Motor Inn. Enjoy newly renovated rooms that range from comfortable standard queens to superior balcony twins and all include features such as air-conditioning, internet, crisp linen and queen-sized beds.
Nothing beats breakfast in bed, so choose to have your feast delivered to your room in the morning, as well as traditional room service throughout the day. Outside your suite, enjoy the sparkling salt water swimming pool, tropical covered barbecue area and the tasteful breakfast area where you can enjoy a delicious morning meal. With so many reasons to stay at East Port Motor Inn this weekend, don’t miss out! Call the friendly team and reserve your room today!
Where: 56 Burrawan Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444
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Are you travelling to the Big Band Blast this weekend? Where are you staying? We’d love to know!