If you are looking for something exciting to do in October while visiting Australia, there are a number of interesting cultural activities that you can enjoy. Here are just 7 of the many events happening on the Central Coast of Australia in October.

1. Pearl Beach Art and Craft Fair

Experience local arts and crafts set against the backdrop of the Central Coast when you attend the Pearl Beach Art and Craft fair. As one of the most popular annual events on the coast, the Art and Craft Fair includes local artwork such as pottery, homemade cakes, driftwood creations, handcrafted jewelry and more.

2. Terrigal Family Fun Fair

Enjoy a day of exciting rides, wonderful food and amazing exhibits when you visit the Terrigal Family Fun Fair. There will be plenty of activities to enjoy as well as prizes to win. The fair is held every two years and helps to raise funds for local schools.

3. Gems and Treasures Festival

If you enjoy uncovering hidden gems and treasures, then check out the Lapidary Club’s Gems and Treasures Festival on the Central Coast. You will see a number of interesting exhibits ranging from fossils and beads to meteors, minerals and pearls to name a few. The Festival is held in Mingara on the Central Coast and you can find many central coast accommodations available nearby when you need a place to stay for the Festival.

4. Oktoberfest

Experience Oktoberfest Australian style when you attend the annual Oktoberfest event at the Kincumber Hotel. With plenty of live entertainment and costume contests as well as dancing, drinking and plenty of food, you will have a great time here on the Central Coast. This is definitely the place to be this October.

5. The Crooked Fiddle Band

Enjoy a concert by one of Australia’s home-grown bands when you attend a concert by the Crooked Fiddle Band. Playing a mixture of Celtic and Scandinavian Folk Songs with some punk rock and gypsy music mixed in, they are sure to keep you entertained throughout the event. Always upbeat and energetic, you will be thrilled with the music of this incredible local band.

6. Terrigal Antique and Vintage Fair

If you love exploring old antiques and vintage items, then this is the event for you. Set along the Central Coast, you will have the chance to check out things like old toys, vintage clothing, antique relics and old tools and a whole lot more. The fair is held at the Terrigal Scouts Hall and is an event not to miss for any real collector of vintage items.

7. The Mangrove Mountain Country Fair

As one of the premier annual events on the Australian Central Coast, the Mangrove Mountain Country Fair is the event that you do not want to miss. Featuring live music, great food and lots of other entertainment and attractions, the Mangrove Mountain Country Fair offers something for the whole family. You will enjoy everything from handcrafts and produce displays to face-painting, clowns, pony rides and even snake handlers. Just a few of the local entertainers include the SaM Jazz Trio Band, Mick Gandy, The Central Coast Ukelele Club, Woodie McLean and many more.