What's On

Get your calendar sorted with our guide to what’s on across the Central Coast

No matter what kind of activity you’re after, there’s no shortage of events happening on the Central Coast. Check out our guide to what’s happening on the Central Coast and start planning. 


Avoca Beachside Markets | Every fourth Sunday of the month
The premier arts and musician’s regular market on the Central Coast, the Avoca Beachside Markets, features products ranging from local art, skincare, jewellery, and international food. Located along the picturesque backdrop of Avoca Beach, you’re sure to appreciate the creativity and sustainability that the Central Coast has to offer in this relaxing and creative environment.
Where: Heazlett Park Foreshore, Avoca Beach

Long Jetty Markets | Last Saturday of the month
The Long Jetty Markets feature stalls filled with international foods, homewares, desserts, jewellery, fashion and many more, for your enjoyment once a month. The local favourite is a dog-friendly event that puts the spotlight on high-quality original creations.
Where: Tuggerah Pde, Long Jetty

Long Jetty Farmers Market | Every 2nd/4th Tuesday
Drive straight on in and load up your car with fresh local farmer’s produce. Happening every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 2.30pm-5.30pm.
Where: The Clam | 204 The Entrance Rd, Long Jetty


OCCURRENT AFFAIR | 18 Nov - 11 Feb
Brisbane Aboriginal artist collective proppaNOW is bringing their national touring exhibition OCCURRENT AFFAIR to Gosford Regional Gallery this summer. OCCURRENT AFFAIR connects with current socio-political, economic, and environmental issues, while celebrating Aboriginal culture.
Where: Gosford Regional Gallery, 36 Webb St, East Gosford


Pelicans Gin Dinner with Four Pillars | 1 Dec
A 5-course culinary journey paired with hand-crafted Four Pillars cocktails. Start the night with a G&T, savour each course, and delve into the gin world with Four Pillars Brand Ambassador, Sam Hulton.
Where: Pelicans at The Beachcomber Hotel | 200 Main Rd, Toukley

Drifters Wharf 2nd Birthday Weekender | 1-2 Dec
Over the last two years, Drifters has welcomed and entertained many guests and as they approach the ripe old age of two we are running and bustling with energy and in doing so we are hosting two of Australia’s biggest acts for our 2nd Birthday weekender. Drifters is welcoming the peeps from Ball Park Music and Bliss n Eso over two massive days, and we can’t wait to see the energy you bring to these ones!
Where: Drifters Wharf | 12A Dane Dr, Gosford

Central Coast Christmas Fair | 3 Dec
Buy local handmade from 160+ vendors, enjoy live music from Fairplay Entertainment, kids enjoy free face painting and games in giant kids zone, inflatable games and amusements, Santa (and his pal the Grinch!) and food from international food vendors.
Where: Mingara Recreation Club | 12-14 Mingara Dr, Tumbi Umbi

Rolling Sets | 9 Dec
Rolling Sets is set to bring you the perfect summer music festival experience. It’s known for all things surf, skate culture and music, combined with the carefree cruisy lifestyle the Central Coast is known for.
Where: Memorial Park, 46 Marine Pde, The Entrance

Let the Good Times Roll | 10 Dec
Get lost in a huge day of bands, booze, street food and market stalls at Let the Good Times Roll. A new festival on the Central Coast, featuring two stages filled with an assortment of homegrown and international artists.
Where: Memorial Park, 46 Marine Pde, The Entrance

Thundamentals | 16 Dec
Thundamentals are back and ready to flex their renown live show on the 'More This Life' tour; an exclusive run of intimate dates this December throughout NSW!
Where: Drifters Wharf | 12A Dane Dr, Gosford

Christmas Lunch Buffet | 25 Dec
Skip the fuss and indulge in a luxury Christmas luncheon by the water at The Beachie. Savour delicious food and enjoy great company—book now to secure your spot.
Where: The Beachcomber Hotel | 200 Main Rd, Toukley

Lost Paradise | 28 Dec - 1 Jan 2024
Lost Paradise is a four-day sustainable music festival that hosts some of the biggest Australian and International music acts, right here on the Central Coast.
Where: 69 Cooks Rd, Glenworth Valley


The Whitlam’s Coastal Tour | 7 Jan
Join The Whitlams as they take to the stages of picturesque beachside towns, with the soundtrack to summer they played up and down the coast in the mid 90s. Starting in Kingscliff on New Year’s Day and winding down to Wonthaggi two weeks later, the legendarily high-spirited live band will be in top form after a sold out national capitals tour in October 2023.
Where: Drifters Wharf | 12A Dane Dr, Gosford

Scottish Weekender | 19 - 21 Jan
The Scottish Weekender is a Scottish festival gathering and celebration of Scottish culture. It’s a unique takeover of one of the most beautiful Central Coast landscapes, highlighting outstanding Scottish foods and entertainment.
Where: 69 Cooks Rd, Glenworth Valley


Running in the Shadows of Fleetwood Mac | 2 Feb
Established in 2002 by Kiwis Gary Stewart and Ursula Cain in New Zealand, Running in the Shadows is now Australia’s No.1 Fleetwood Mac experience. The Running In The Shadows show covers the best of Fleetwood Mac’s career. From the early hits from the music of Peter Green, through to the Rumours album era, spanning up to Tango In The Night and even some of Stevie Nicks solo material, there is something for every Fleetwood Mac fan to enjoy.
Where: Drifters Wharf | 12A Dane Dr, Gosford

Love Lanes Festival | 10 Feb
Love Lanes is an evening festival that showcases Wyong in its best light with four lanes, four stages, and one park, all coming to life with entertainment. Love Lanes is a chance to explore forgotten laneways and hidden gems, whilst connecting us all to Valentines Day via the theme of love.
Where: Alison Rd, Wyong

MARCH 2024

Girrakool Blues | 1 - 3 Mar
The Girrakool Blues Festival is a celebration of music, showcasing international, Australian and local blues acts across three days in this free event.
Where: 46 Marine Pde, The Entrance 

Flavours by the Sea | Dates TBA
As a part of Harmony Week, Flavours by the Sea is an annual celebration of the Central Coast’s diversity and multiculturalism, while fostering a sense of belonging through music and food.
Where: Terrigal Esplanade Foreshore

MAY 2024

Central Coast Airshow | 25 - 26 May
The Central Coast Airshow will feature the sights and sounds of the world's most iconic warbirds, world-class aerobatics and the latest in military aircraft technology put on display for your entertainment.
Where: Warnervale Airport, Jack Grant Ave, Warnervale 

JUNE 2024

Glenworth Grazing Food and Wine Festival | 8 - 9 Jun
Glenworth Grazing Food and Wine Festival is a showcase of craft beers, premium wines, handmade gins and incredible food. Featuring live music and local vendors, this festival has something for everyone.
Where: 69 Cooks Rd, Glenworth Valley

Harvest Festival |  8 - 9 Jun
Showcasing local produce and the hinterland that it sits within, Harvest Festival is a rare opportunity to take a look at what goes on behind the farm gate, as you explore the rural farming communities and their charming heritage villages right here on the Central Coast.
Where: Central Coast

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