Free entertainment and a host of events are held on The Entrance waterfront and in the adjacent Memorial Park every weekend. Some of the most popular celebrations are the New Year’s Eve and Australia Day fireworks, Harmony Day celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity, ANZAC day commemorations, heritage car shows, the Winter Blues and Jazz festival, Country music festival, Ukulele festival, Chromefest, Central Coast Half Marathon, Dogs in the Park and Carols by Candlelight. Weekly events are advertised on the notice board near the Pelican feeding or in the Visitor Centre.
Along the coast you can find surf carnivals, farmer’s markets, antique fairs, Scottish heritage celebrations, folk festivals and open gardens. A yearly calendar is available from the visitor centre so you can plan your visit around these exciting events.