How to Celebrate Your Birthday in Port Macquarie

Find Port Macquarie’s best birthday party ideas.

Stuck planning your upcoming birthday party? From extravagant cocktail parties to intimate occasions, we’ve put together a list of ideas to help you celebrate your next birthday party in Port Macquarie.

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Birthday Party Idea #1: Junk Cruise on Hastings River

Climb aboard one of the Junk Boat’s twice-daily cruises or if you’d prefer, hire the boat out for your upcoming birthday. Once you have had enough of cruising around the harbour, jump off at the Jetty and head to the Beach House Hotel to continue the birthday celebrations into the night.

Birthday Party Idea #2: High Tea at Zebu Bar + Grill

Enjoy an elegant high tea by the sea at this gorgeous waterfront restaurant in Port Macquarie. Gather your friends to indulge in a selection of finger sandwiches, savoury canapes and sweet treats. A Traditional High Tea also includes freshly brewed tea and coffee while Zebu’s High Tea with a Twist package includes a glass of French champagne.

Birthday Party Idea #3: Drinks At Botanic Wine Bar

Keep it low key and super stylish with dinner and cocktails at Port Mac’s favourite wine bar, Botanic. Feast on 16-hour pork belly, hand rolled gnocchi and local oysters whilst sipping on their signature ginger and peach bourbon cocktail, Ginger Swizzle, or tasting biodynamic Jauma wines.

Birthday Party Idea #4: Celebrate At Tacking Point Tavern

Take your place as Captain of Tacking Point Tavern with a birthday in their Captain’s Lounge, celebrate in style on the private Sunset Deck or keep it casual in the Beer Garden. With canapé, beverage and seated dining packages available the only thing you’ll have to worry about is the guest list!

Birthday Party Idea #5: Cocktails At Jimmy’s Bar & Lounge

If you love nothing more than chilling out with a good whisky, great company and smooth beats, you should be spending your birthday at Jimmy’s Bar & Lounge. Sample your way through up to 100 different types of whiskies from around the world while you recline in the comfortable lounge chairs.

Birthday Party Idea #6: Bag A Bench At The Beach House

From relaxed family meals to birthday drinks and cocktail parties, The Beach House is one of the best locations to host your birthday party in Port Macquarie. The friendly staff here will help you choose the perfect function package for your event, select a function area, and even help with live music or entertainment when needed. Best of all, no matter what sort of birthday party you are hosting you’ll be able to soak up the relaxed coastal vibes thanks to this venue’s incredible waterfront location.

Birthday Party Idea #7: Party At Bar Florian

With a wide range of boutique beers, fine wines and spirits the retro Italian themed bar is perfect for intimate birthday parties. Hire out the private upstairs Juliet Lounge or go all out and hire the whole venue! Snack on mixed Sicilian platters of white anchovies, salami and olives or feast authentic gourmet Northern Italian pizzas.

Birthday Party Idea #8: Host A Feast At Town Green Inn

With waterfront views, your own private bar and BYO CAKE, Town Green Inn has it going on! There’s room to up to 200 guests and all-inclusive dining and beverage packages, Town Green Inn has something for everyone. Family do? There’s even a playground to let the little ones run wild in.

Birthday Party Idea #9: Tapas At Latin Loafer

If you are not able to travel to Latin American for your birthday this year, hosting a birthday party at Latin Loafer is the next best thing. This unique tapas bar and restaurant is located right on the Hastings River and prides itself on bringing people together over good food and wine.

Birthday Party Idea #10: Craft Beer Crawl

Embark on a craft beer crawl and explore Port Macquarie’s burgeoning brewing scene. You might like to start with the Black Duck Brewery or the Little Brewing Company where you can take a tour of the brewery and learn how good beer is made.