If the post-Christmas holiday blues have kicked in, we’ve found something to lift your spirits!

Central Coast Council is inviting families to an evening of free festival-style fun at Leagues Club Park Gosford this Australia Day long weekend.

It’ll be an evening of fun where families are encouraged to soak up the last of the summer school holiday vibes, enjoy a host of live music, and a picnic-style dinner from home or one of the many food trucks.

This is a family-friendly all-ages event and little ones will be kept entertained with a mini fire truck and toddler soft-play area while primary kids will love the giant lawn games and organised sports games (4.30pm-6.30pm).

There will be a great lineup of live music from Sybella, Jump, The Ritzy Kids, Joel Leggett and headline act Bermuda Social.

Plus, it wouldn’t be a festival without fireworks: they’ll be bursting into the sky at 9pm!

Australia Day Gosford | Image from Central Coast Council

Road Closures for 2024 Australia Day celebrations in Gosford

There will be some road closures, so make sure you’re aware of this when you’re planning your drive in.

The following roads will be closed to vehicles on the event day:

  • Georgiana Terrace, between Dane Drive and Baker Street will be closed from 11am to Close of Event
  • Baker Street, between Georgiana Terrace and Vaughan Ave will be closed from 6am to Close of Event
  • Vaughan Avenue will be closed to through traffic from 6am to Close of Event
  • Brian McGowan Bridge A 40km/h speed reduction will be in place on Brian McGowan Bridge from 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Australia Day on the Central Coast

WHEN: Australia Day – Friday 26 January 2024, 4pm – 9pm. Fireworks will be at 9pm.
WHERE: Leagues Club Park, Georgiana Terrace, Gosford.
COST: FREE
Event Updates: For event updates and further information, visit Australia Day at Love Central Coast.

Australia Day Gosford is proudly brought to you by Central Coast Council.

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Feature image supplied by Central Coast Council.


Written By: KATIE STOKES

Founder & Editor

After working in print and online media for more than a decade, Katie launched Playing in Puddles in 2017. A mum of two young boys and local of the Central Coast, Katie loves discovering and sharing all that’s happening in our region. 


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