Relax before the show

Gates Hotel

Grab a bite to eat, The Gates Hotel - Newcastle
Grab a bite to eat, Gates Hotel – Adamstown

Located just a few kilometres south of the Newcastle Entertainment Centre, why not spend the afternoon sipping a few beers from the bar and tucking into a bistro style meal? After all, it is Saturday! The Gates Hotel is a family-friendly venue where Newcastle locals love to spend their weekends. With a TAB, gaming area and a number of big screen TVs, you can get your Saturday afternoon footy fix in a relaxed yet fun-filled atmosphere. Perhaps you just want to get a bite to eat? Select from a range of traditional pub meals to ensure your stomach is satisfied during the show.
Where: 660 Glebe Road Adamstown NSW

 Enjoy the monster truck madness

South Pacific Indoor Monster Truck Finals

The famous Outback Thunda at a previous race meet
The famous Outback Thunda at a previous race meet

Experiencing a 600 tonne monster truck drag racing and freestyle jumping its way through the Newcastle Entertainment Centre is not something you see every day, so don’t miss out. Tickets are still on sale for this rev-head wonderland, so join the fever and attend a night of Monster truck mania you will never forget. Worried about traffic? There is a variety of different public transportation options available, so don’t make any excuses, get down and see the South Pacific Indoor Monster Truck Finals tonight.
Where:  Newcastle Entertainment Centre Broadmeadow NSW

Don’t call it a night just yet

Town Hall Hotel  

Get your vocal chords ready, Town Hall Hotel - Newcastle
Get your vocal chords ready, Town Hall Hotel – Waratah

After all the crazy action that you just witnessed at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre, your adrenaline will be pumping for hours on end; so don’t even think about heading to bed! Make a beeline for the Town Hall Hotel and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and affordable drinks. Get a nice cold schooner in your hand and head to the beer garden with your mates, where you’ll spend hours talking about the death-defying acts which had tingles running down your spine. If you’re a fan of live music then you won’t be disappointed at Town Hall Hotel, a great band will be playing into the night which will lighten the mood and create a great atmosphere for all. Whether you’re just stopping in for a few beers or looking to get a bit rowdy, the Town Hall Hotel is the perfect place to meet up with mates after the monster truck madness. Show your monster truck ticket at the bar for discounted drinks.
Where:  29 Station Street Waratah NSW

Need a place to stay?

Citigate Newcastle

Affordable yet classy accommodation, Citigate Newcastle
Affordable yet classy accommodation, Citigate Newcastle – Mayfield

Perhaps you’ve travelled from far and wide just to get a glimpse of the monster trucks? The Citigate Newcastle is the perfect place to enjoy an overnight stopover in Newcastle without breaking the bank. Rarely will you find rooms that are so accommodating for such an affordable price. Just ten minutes from the CBD and a short cab fare from both the Town Hall Hotel and Newcastle Entertainment Centre, the Citigate Newcastle has a great central location which is super convenient. It doesn’t matter whether you’re just staying the night or want to spend the entire weekend in Newcastle, call Citigate Newcastle today and one of their friendly staff will sort you out with a room that will fully service your needs.
Where:  418 Maitland Road Mayfield NSW

Heading to the Monster Trucks tonight? Let us know your game plan.