ANZAC DAY 2017
Apr
25
Apr 26

ANZAC DAY 2017

Lest We Forget 

Join us this ANZAC Day to commemorate our Diggers. We'll have a 2UP Arena from 1pm, as well as live music all day from 11.30am:

11.30: Dave Power

3pm: The Soniks 

8.30pm Shaylee Wilde 

 


Sunday Sing-Along
Apr
23
Apr 24

Sunday Sing-Along

With Blackwater & Shaylee Wilde

Cap off your weekend with a Sunday afternoon sing-along! This week we have Balckwater, followed by Merc legend Shaylee Wilde!

SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT
Apr
22
Apr 23

SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT

  • Mercantile Hotel

With Blackwater & The Charmers  

Blackwater take the stage at 3pm, with guest vocalist Pat Brady, followed by The Charmers at 8.30pm. 

Acoustic Sessions On The Patio
Apr
21
5:00 pm17:00

Acoustic Sessions On The Patio

With Romi Sounds

Let our acoustic sessions smooth your weekday cares away, with rotating musicians every Friday evening out on the patio from 5pm. This week is the amazing duo featuring Danielle Lamb & Matthew Johnson!

Easter Sunday
Apr
16
Apr 17

Easter Sunday

With Cara Kavanagh & Shaylee Wilde

Cara takes the stage at 3pm, followed by Shaylee at 8.30pm. 

Easter Saturday
Apr
15
Apr 18

Easter Saturday

With Blackwater & The Soniks 

Blackwater take the stage at 3pm, followed by The Soniks at 8.30pm. 

Easter Long Weekend
Apr
14
Apr 17

Easter Long Weekend

Our Easter Long Weekend line up is here! We have a solid 4 days of live music performances planned for you. Check out what we have in store and join us for what is sure to be an unforgettable weekend!

ST PATRICK'S DAY
Mar
17
Mar 18

ST PATRICK'S DAY

The BIG day itself will be a colourful ode to Irish culture, featuring an energetic Irish music line-up from 9am, including the likes of Blackwater, Shaylee Wilde & The Soniks, as well as Traditional Irish Dance performances. The Guinness will of course be flowing all day.

St Patrick's Day Breakfast
Mar
17
7:00 am07:00

St Patrick's Day Breakfast

Join us for our Annual St Patrick's Day breakfast event. Tickets include a full Irish breakfast, Irish coffee & two hour beverage package. There will be Irish dance performances as well as traditional Irish music. This event will sell out, so please book early to avoid disappointment! $60 per person. Bookings essential via our website contact form, email info@themercantilehotel.com.au or phone (02) 9247 3570. 

PADDY'S DAY EVE
Mar
16
Mar 18

PADDY'S DAY EVE

For the Irish, there is more anticipation for the events to come on Paddy's Day than Christmas. On this day, The Mercantile is traditionally abuzz with festive energy, with live music from 7pm for those daring enough to start the celebrations early. Featuring Martin Horan. 

TRAD SESSION
Mar
15
7:00 pm19:00

TRAD SESSION

ST PATRICK'S FESTIVAL WEEK 

Traditional Irish music embodies the spirit of the people of Ireland. On Wednesday the 15th of March The Mercantile will host a Trad Music Session, where revellers can join in clapping and dancing along with an array of talented musicians! 

FAMILY DAY
Mar
12
Mar 13

FAMILY DAY

ST PATRICK'S FESTIVAL WEEK 

The launch of our festival week, a fun-packed celebration with a programme including talented Irish ensembles such as Shindig, and the infectious Shaylee Wilde & her band. The festivities include spirited displays of dance from champion Irish Dance Company, Scoil Rince Creer whom The Mercantile supported in September to compete internationally in The All-Ireland Championships. The Mercantile patio will also play host to face painting and lively balloon fun, keeping kids of all ages amused.

St Patrick's Day Festival Week
Mar
12
Mar 17

St Patrick's Day Festival Week

What better time than St Patrick's Week to showcase Irish culture! We have a whole week of fun planned for you in the lead up to our favourite day of the year, including music, dance, food & film. It starts with Family Day on Sunday, then Irish film screenings, a trad music night, live music events & the big day itself! Join us for the craic! 

Best Irish Film Of All Time Countdown
Feb
27
Mar 13

Best Irish Film Of All Time Countdown

We launched a poll to let YOU decide the top 3 Irish films of all time, to be screened at the venue every Monday in the lead up to St Patrick's Day. The film will be shown on the big screen in the main bar, allowing you to combine your favourite things, Irish film, Hearty Irish Fare &  the atmosphere of The Mercantile! Join us each week as we celebrate Irish film. 

The Winners are as follows:

2nd Runner Up: The Guard. Screened 27th March, 8pm.

1st Runner Up: Michael Collins. Screened 6th March, 8pm.

Winner: The Snapper! Screened 13th March, 8pm.

Feb
21
8:30 pm20:30

St Patricks Festival Week Family Day

Celebrate the week of the Emerald Isle with us with our official event to launch our St Patrick's Day Festival week, our Family Day! The festivities will be kicking off from 12pm with fun-filled Irish musicians taking the stage. Let champion dancers wow you with their talent in the age-old tradition of Irish dancing. Irish band, Shindig, will then have you up on your dancing feet, followed by Shaylee Wilde until close. 

It's a day of fun for the whole family, with children's face painting and balloon fun there on the day to keep the kiddies happy. 

Australia Day Street Party
Jan
26
Jan 27

Australia Day Street Party

With Luke Zanc Band, The Soniks & Dave Power

If there's one thing the Irish & Aussies have in common, it's the love of a good party! This year we've got two rooms, our street party & The Triple J Hottest 100 countdown in the back bar! We've got a stellar line up on the outdoor stage playing the best Aussie classics:

11am: Dave Power

3pm The Soniks

8pm Luke Zanc Trio

Grab yourself some Aussie street food, think sausage sangas, meat pies & lamb rolls and celebrate this great country! 

 

 

 

NYE Pre-Firework Party
Dec
31
4:00 pm16:00

NYE Pre-Firework Party

  • Mercantile Hotel

With The Soniks

The Merc is taking over the street on NYE with an outdoor band and live entertainment! Join us for some pre-firework fun and then take a short stroll to the harbour to catch the breathtaking display

Christmas Eve Party
Dec
24
5:00 am05:00

Christmas Eve Party

  • Mercantile Hotel

With Blackwater & Shaylee Wilde 

Celebrate Christmas with your Merc family, at our annual Christmas Eve Party! There will be Christmas sing alongs, Christmas cheers & an appearance of the big man Santa himself.

Merc Summer Sessions
Dec
2
Mar 1

Merc Summer Sessions

Introducing our Summer Sessions, Wednesday to Sunday We are showcasing some very talented Irish & Australian musicians 5 days a week throughout the warmer months.