Fast & Loud Festival

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Join us for two blood pumping weekends at Fast and Loud Festival!

Experience this incredible line up of action on and off the water including exclusive live performances, exhilarating boat races, gravity defying air shows and more.

Grab your tickets to Belmont Beers, Blues and BBQ Festival or grab your friends and get amongst the action at Rathmines this weekend, free of charge. This is an event you won’t want to miss!


Win a $500 VISA gift card

There is still time to go in the draw to win a $500 VISA gift card and one of 12 x $100 Bunnings gift cards. Purchase a ticket to the Belmont Beers, Blues and BBQ Festival for your chance to win.

The promotion is open to NSW residents aged 18 years and over. Valid for all tickets purchased between 1 April – 22 May.

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Fast & Loud Festival - Full Program

**Due to weather conditions all events on Sunday 22nd of May at Rathmines Park have been cancelled except for the Australian Powerboat Grand Prix. View race times


Weekend 2 (20th - 22nd May)


Date and time
Event details

Friday 20th May 


Super Sounds - Night of music & food

Location: Warners Bay Foreshore

*Super Sounds at Warners Bay has been cancelled due to weather conditions. 
Please join us at Rathmines Park & Belmont Foreshore on Saturday the 21st & Sunday 22nd May for more Fast & Loud events. See below for more details. 

Saturday 21st May & Sunday 22nd May 


Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix Races

Location: Rathmines Park

View race times

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Saturday 21st May - 10.48am, 1pm, 2.45pm 

Sunday 22nd May - 10am, 12.15pm, 1pm 

Paul Bennet Air Show

Location: Rathmines Park


Saturday 21st May - 11.30am, 3pm 

Sunday 22nd May - 11.45am, 2.45pm 

Freestyle Motocross Show

Location: Rathmines Park


Saturday 21st May & Sunday 21st May


Speed, tech & movies 

A fun and interactive drop in session suitable for ages 8 years plus. 

Location: Rathmines Theatre

Saturday 21st May 

5pm - 10pm 

Belmont Beers, Blues and BBQ Festival

Location: Belmont South Foreshore


Sunday 22nd May 


Lake Macquarie Food & Wine Festival

Location: Rathmines Park





Bus services

A free shuttle bus service will be operating during the Belmont Beers, Blues and BBQ Festival for all ticket holders.

Week 2 (Saturday 21 May)

Bus services will operate on a continuous loop between Warners Bay and Belmont for the Belmont Beers, Blues and BBQ Festival from 5pm-11pm.

The service will stop at the following locations:

  • Stop 1 - Outside Warners Bay Theatre
  • Stop 2 – Thomas Halton Park, Croudace Bay
  • Stop 3 – Belmont 16s
  • Stop 4 – Belmont South Foreshore

About Council events

Council strives to lead and facilitate the successful and professional delivery of meaningful, creative, quality events for our community and visitors. While Council has an obligation to acknowledge funding support provided by government, we seek to ensure events and ceremonies are apolitical, particularly during federal and state election periods.