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. 

ON-GOING

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

APR 2024

Grace Agnes Art | 1 April – 28 June
The Creative Spaces program hosts a range of celebrated local makers and creators spotlighting their artistic talents in a unique gallery container in Toukley. Grace Agnes is the next artist to take up residence and she will be creating a series of alluring paintings, pet portraits and photography.
Where: Toukley Village Green

Outdoor Movie Night  | 12-20 Apr
Experience an evening under the stars with the FREE Outdoor Movie Night, happening in picturesque green spaces around the Central Coast, bring along your picnic basket or pick up some takeaway from the local eateries and catch the Disney classic, Lilo and Stitch on the big screen.
Where: Memorial Park - The Entrance, The Village Green - Toukley, Kibble Park - Gosford, The Chapman Lawn - Wyong.

Only Orchirds with Flower Girl Lane | 20 Apr
Begin your orchid journey now or touch up on your knowledge and skill. In this session Cameron will demonstrate how to pot, care and grow orchids at home.
Where: 73a Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy

Long Jetty Festival | 21 Apr
Showcasing all things art, culture, music, pre-loved and people, the Long Jetty Festival is set to activate the streets and venues of the iconic suburb, in a huge celebration of everything that is uniquely Long Jetty. The event is the ultimate one-day takeover of the beautiful lakeside suburb and among the biggest community events to hit the Central Coast.

MAY 2024

Only Orchirds with Flower Girl Lane | 1 May
Begin your orchid journey now or touch up on your knowledge and skill. In this session Cameron will demonstrate how to pot, care and grow orchids at home.
Where: 73a Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy

Mum + Me with Flower Girl Lane | 7-8 May
Join Flower Girl Lane for an afternoon of creativity and connection. In honour of Mother’s Day this year they have created a series of MUM + ME events to celebrate that special someone in your life.
Where: 73a Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy

Toast to the Coast Lunch | 10 May
Saddle up for an unforgettable day filled with entertainment, a star-studded lineup of guest speakers and a lunch that’s sure to be a winner.
Where: Railway Hotel Gosford | 159 Mann St, Gosford

Mum + Me with Flower Girl Lane | 10 May
Join Flower Girl Lane for an afternoon of creativity and connection. In honour of Mother’s Day this year they have created a series of MUM + ME events to celebrate that special someone in your life.
Where: 189 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong Beach

Sydney Hotshots take Railway Hotel | 16 May
Look out ladies, the hunks from Sydney Hotshots are coming to Railway Hotel Gosford to sizzle and seduce for one night only with a brand-new killer show. Get ready for two hours of non-stop entertainment.
Where: Railway Hotel Gosford | 159 Mann St, Gosford

Only Orchirds with Flower Girl Lane | 18 May
Begin your orchid journey now or touch up on your knowledge and skill. In this session Cameron will demonstrate how to pot, care and grow orchids at home.
Where: 73a Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy

Central Coast Chilli Festival | 19 May
Enjoy an unforgettable day at 'The Hottest Day on the Central Coast' – a FREE ENTRY event that promises fiery fun for all! Calling all chilli enthusiasts for a day packed with tantalizing chilli products & mouthwatering chilli-infused foods.
Where: Memorial Park, The Entrance

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

JET | 31 May
JET have announced an extended run of dates across Australia celebrating the 20-year anniversary of their seminal debut album, Get Born.
Where: Sunken Monkey Hotel, Erina

Words on the Waves Writers Festival | 29 May - 3 Jun
Words on the Waves Writers Festival is a celebration of words and ideas set on the scenic Central Coast, NSW, Australia. With author talks and panels, as well as evening conversation events, writing workshops, local book launches, a literary cruise, family fun day, schools program and more, the festival offers a diverse range of high quality literary events for both the Central Coast community and visitors to the area.

JUN 2024

Taste of Toukley | 3 Jun
Head to Toukley Village Green for FREE family-friendly activities including live entertainment, petting zoo, face painting, and roving entertainment. Local restaurants will also be offering a limited number of FREE tasting boxes to the community showcasing their menus. 

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

5 Lands Walk | 22 Jun
The 5 Lands Walk is a unique Australian event, a collaboration between the Aboriginal peoples and the broader communities of Darkinjung Country. It is a free, day-long celebration where people from diverse walks of life and cultural backgrounds connect through walking together and experiencing Aboriginal culture, live music, art exhibitions, sculptural installations, and more. 

OCT 2024

Chromefest | 25 Oct
The Entrance, Central Coast comes alive with over 450 show cars, all makes and models pre-1979 on display, car cruises, entertainment on 5 outdoor stages, retro and market stalls, fashion parade, dance demonstrations plus lots more across the 3-day event Friday 25 – Sunday 27 October 2024.

NOV 2024

The Lakes Festival | 8-17 Nov
This huge 10-DAY celebration of our waterways includes over 30 events at 10 locations and brings locals and visitors together to enjoy exciting family-friendly activities, cultural and educational programs hosted by local organisations and businesses.

Brisbane Water Oyster Festival | 10 Nov
The Brisbane Water Oyster Festival is a unique but incredible local event hosted at Lions Park in Woy Woy on Sunday, 10 November 2024. Going into the 21st year of the event, Lions Park will come alive with stalls boasting amazing food, incredible crafts, live music and of course -  all the freshest seafood (hero’ing oysters!). 

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