When planning your next holiday, consider the central coast as your destination of choice. From the excellent accommodations, wonderful weather, and variety of fun (and family-friendly) activities, there is something for everyone on Australia’s central coast in New South Wales.

For those thinking about making a trip to the central coast this spring, what follows is a brief run-down of a number of activities that will be “on tap” in and around the central coast area in April, 2015.

Farmer’s Markets

April marks the beginning of many market seasons in the central coast area. Take advantage of fresh, local produce by visiting any one of the many highly popular markets. These markets provide goods ranging from produce, meat, dairy products, baked goods, as well as flowers, household items, and even decorations. The Entrance Farmer’s Markets, Shelly Beach Markets, Davistown RSL Markets, and Central Coast Harvest Market and Makers Market are just a few of the popular central coast markets to visit.


Dubbed an “interactive drum-theater experience”, this show has been internationally popular since it debuted in South Africa in 2002. Tuesday, 7 April, 2015, this experience makes it’s way to the central coast at the Laycock Street Theater. The show focuses on African beats and dancing and all audience members are provided with their own drum so they an be a part of the percussion experience.

The show has been a worldwide phenomena. The excitement and feeling in the African-inspired beats, as well as the ability of the audience to be a part of the show are what have helped make Drumstruck a continued international success and a great reason to visit the central coast of New South Wales this April.

Patonga Easter Fete

On the day before Easter Sunday (Saturday, 4 April, 2015) from 9am-1pm, join the good folks of the community at Patonga Beach for a day of fun and celebration for the whole family. Tea services, raffles, and even a chocolate wheel are just a number of the activities on offer. There will be food, music, and even assorted souvenirs, and the proceeds of this fun event go to the community.

Cheer On the Central Coast Mariners

There’s even reason for football lover’s to make the journey to the central coast this April. Take in the sights, sounds, and even a little football action as the Central Coast Mariners take on the Western Sydney Wanderers at Central Coast Stadium. The game is at 7:45pm Saturday, 11 April, 2015.

Live from 5

This event winds down for the season on Friday, 3 April, 2015 at Gosford City at Kibble Park. This is a free event which features a movie in the park, music, and delicious international fare that will leave your tummy full and mouth happy. Live from 5 is a great way to kick off a weekend, or a weekend holiday, and it provides fun for people of all ages.

With so many different fun activities, it is easy to see how the central coast is a great holiday destination – whether travelling with friends or family. The area boasts excellent weather, wonderful accommodations to meet a variety of budgetary needs, as well as plenty of things to do for people of all ages.