Looking for a way to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the Central Coast?

This New Year’s Eve, ring in 2024 with a bang at Memorial Park, The Entrance!

A family-friendly festival hosted by Central Coast Council will help families usher in the new year with carnival rides, music, and a dazzling display of fireworks.

The fun kicks off at 5:30pm with talented local singer-songwriter Riley Lovell taking to the stage and setting the mood for the evening.

Following Riley, at 6pm, Toby Wells and his band will take centre stage to keep everyone tapping their toes.

As the sun begins to dip, at 7pm, The Appointments will keep the energy high, infusing the atmosphere with their infectious tunes.

Taking the stage at 8:10pm is headliner act, Sunsoli. This dynamic group is sure to get everyone up on their feet and dancing their way into the New Year.

You won’t go hungry: there will be multiple food trucks available selling dinner, drinks, snacks and sweets, as well as a special light-up dining area.

Feeling adventurous? The Entrance’s carnival rides and amusement stalls will be open and set to keep everyone well entertained.

And of course, what New Year’s Eve celebration would be complete without fireworks? At 9pm, the sky will be lit by a fabulous fireworks display to ring in the new year before little ones tucker out and head for bed.

So, gather your loved ones, bring a picnic rug, and join in the fun at The Entrance for a New Year’s Eve celebration that’s sure to deliver wholesome fun for the entire family.


For road closures and wet weather updates, check out Central Coast Council’s website or Central Coast Council’s Facebook feed.

New Year’s Eve at The Entrance is proudly presented by Central Coast Council

Feature image supplied by Central Coast Council.

This feature was created in partnership with Central Coast Council and LEP Digital.

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