One of the best ways to welcome the New Year and spend the first day is with the Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival. When you’re spending the New Years on the Central Coast – you’re in luck because you’ll have the chance to visit one of the most unique events in the area. With three days scheduled for a great serving of music, art, and culture, you’ll certainly love the Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival.

Sounds like fun? It very much is, actually. Here are just some of the things that you can look forward to experiencing at the event.

Fantastic Musical Acts

The three-day event (the Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival runs over New Year’s Eve) features a bevy of talented and entertaining musical acts. The musical guests will be headlined by John Butler Trio. Other artists who will be in attendance are: Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings; The Black Seeds; Jack Savidge of Friendly Fires; Mat. McHugh of Mat. McHugh & The Seperatista Sound System; Deep Sea Arcade; the Thundamentals; Helen Croome; Unknown Mortal Orchestra; Kaki King and many more. With this much musical talent at the event, any music lover will be able to find and enjoy good music that fits their taste.

Family Friendly Camping Event

When you look at it, the Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival is a very family friendly camping event where family members of any age will be able to find something that they will enjoy. Traveling with children? Well, don’t worry because the organisers have made it a point to include a full program just for the children and the whole family.
And to make sure that everyone enjoys their time at the Peats Ridge Music @ Arts Festival, the organisers set up a whole slew of activities for everyone to choose from, like: kooky themed venues, art installations, multimedia, circus, cabaret, theatre, dance, comedy, and much more.

Friendly Crowd

Already on its ninth year, this year’s Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival is a very intimate and friendly affair. Unlike the other larger musical or art events where the audience and the participants rarely have a time to mingle, at the Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival everyone can have a time to be friends with everyone else. And since the event is family friendly, there will be a lot of parents and children attending the event, which is great if you and the rest of the family love meeting people.


Another great thing about the Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival is that it is one of the most sustainable events in the world. It has even won a couple of awards for its sustainability endeavors. The whole Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival event runs on renewable energy. So if you feel like enjoying and having a great time without putting the environment on jeopardy, the Peats Ridge Music & Arts Festival is for you.