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Mt Penang Gardens, Event Park and Parklands host a number of fabulous events throughout the year from Christmas Carols to music festivals, sporting events and family fun days.

Find information about special dates and events such as community functions, events, tours, Blue Thumb planting days and other celebrations, as well as sporting functions taking place at Mt Penang.


  • Mt Penang parkrun

    DATE: Every Saturday

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens and Parklands

    MORE INFORMATION: www.parkrun.com.au/mtpenang

    Starting at 8:00am in the Mt Penang Gardens, this free community event welcomes everyone, from experienced runners to weekend walkers.




  • Blue Thumb Planting Day

    DATE: First Monday of each month starting 9.30am

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: Volunteer Today

    Join our Blue Thumbs today and get planting in our native garden.



  • Private Event

    DATE: 8th December 2018

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: The Gardens will be closed

    This is a private event

  • Mountain Sounds Festival

    DATE: 15 and 17 February 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit Mountain Sounds Festival's website

    The Mountain Sounds Festival is a boutique music, culture and art event, combining a range of music genres and aesthetics to replicate the Australian landscape, culture and way of life. Camping is available on site.

  • Girrakool Blues Festival and BBQ

    Date: 1 - 3 March 2019

    Site: Mt Penang Event Park and Gardens

    More Information: Visit http://girrakoolblues.com.au/tickets/

    The third annual Girrakool Blues Festival and BBQ is the Central Coasts own world class music festival for all the community who loves music, fine food, culture and a great relaxing day out. 

  • Red Hot Summer Tour

    DATE: 9th March 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: https://www.facebook.com/redhotsummertourofficial/

    We are thrilled to return to the Central Coast in 2019 with this massive line up of legendary rock! Suzi Quatro, The Angels, Baby Animals, The Screaming Jets, Jon Stevens, Moving Pictures and Chocolate Starfish live. Tickets on sale Now through Ticketmaster!
  • Wedding

    DATE: 16th April 2019 (April)

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park & Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: Book your wedding or event today

    This is a private event.


  • Century Challenge Cycle Ride

    DATE: 28th April 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Century Challenge website

    Offering three distance cycle rides, 100km, 50km and 20km through the hinterland of the NSW Central Coast as well as our Kids Challenge.



  • Street Paws Festival

    DATE: 11th May 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: https://www.facebook.com/streetpawsfestival/

    Celebrating community and their dogs, this is a free event, with lots fantastic stalls from pet accessories to dog grooming.
    Quirky competitions for your pooches.
    Training, educational and medical advice, lots of freebies.
    Pet photobooth and potraits.
    Spot your resce dog comp.
    Agility courses/demo's and much more.

  • The Food and Wine Festival

    DATE: 4th August 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.thefoodandwineshow.com.au

    With over 100 vendors, live entertainment and wine tastings, this wonderful and relaxed festival has something for everyone. Along with local suppliers, the festival brings fine food and wine from Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley region to the Central Coast.

  • Peggys Promise Family FunDay

    DATE: 12th October 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: More info to come

  • Narara Music Festival

    DATE: 16th November 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Narara Music Festival Facebook page.

    Originally run in 1983 and 1984, the Narara Music Festival with it's mix of Rock, Blues and Psychedelia is being resurrected at Mt Penang in 2019.

  • The Christmas Fair

    DATE: 1st December 2019

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: http://fixxevents.com.au/

    Avoca Beachside Markets presents The Christmas Fair. The largest outdoor shopping Christmas event on the Central Coast. Sunday 2nd December at Mt Penang Gardens 9am-2pm.