5 Things To Do On The Coast These School Holidays!

Winter school holiday fun!

5 Things To Do On The Coast These School Holidays!

Don't know what to do with the kids or just looking for some family fun to pass the time these school holidays? No worries, we've rounded up some of the awesome events happening right here in the Central Coast that are sure to give the kids something to talk about in Term 3!



Snow Time In The Garden - Hunter Valley Gardens

Build a snow man in the man made Snow Play Zone, chill out with the ice toboggan or play on the Super Slide – Snow time in the Garden has it all.

Dates: Saturday 24 June - Sunday 16 July
Times: 10am – 7pm weekdays, 10am – 9pm weekends
Location: Hunter Valley Gardens
Tickets: Here

Central Coast Mariners - Football Clinics

The Newcastle Permanent Mighty Mariners Clinics have a focus on fun and participation - no previous football skills are required! 

NYL Head Coach Ben Cahn and his team of experienced coaches including Nick Montgomery and Josh Rose are on hand to teach. Kids can enjoy three days of football fun in a supportive environment which aims to not only enhance their football skills, but ensures they are remaining active throughout their school break. 

Each participant will receive a Mariners training shirt to wear throughout their sessions, and take home to mark their involvement. Plus a FREE Mariners MyClub Membership which grants them access to all Central Coast Mariners home games. 

Dates: Wednesday 5 July, Thursday 6 July and Friday 7 July
Times: 10am - 1pm 
Location: Central Coast Stadium
Cost: $120 (for 3 days)
Tickets: Here

Kids In The Kitchen - Erina Fair

Kids aged 5+ are invited to participate in the Pasta making school holiday activity, hosted by a fully qualified chef.

They will learn the basics of cooking including the importance of good hygiene, making their very own pasta (from scratch) which they can sit down to eat or take home at the end of the session.

Dates: Monday 10 July – Friday 14 July
Times: 11am - 1pm daily
Location: Erina Fair
Cost: FREE!
Tickets: Here


Winter In The Park - Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

Returning to Kibble Park will be the purpose built outdoor ice rink located in the park from 7-15 July. The rink will be open every day with sessions every hour from 10am to 7pm daily.

The winter wonderland experience will be enhanced with special events including a Disney theme day on Saturday 8 July, a Family Fun Day on Sunday 9 July and two outdoor movies on Saturday 15 July starting with Frozen at 5pm and Mr Popper’s Penguins at 7pm.

Sessions are 45 minutes and are limited to a maximum of 100 people.  There are 15 penguins available on a first in first serve basis to help those a little unsteady on their skates.

Dates: Friday 7 July - Saturday 15 July
Times: 10am - 7pm daily
Location: Kibble Park, Gosford
Cost: $10 at the gate

Westfield Tuggerah - Kids Entertainment Pass

Each pass includes:

  • 1 x Children's movie ticket for Event Cinemas Tuggerah
  • 1 x Cheeseburger Happy Meal from McDonalds
  • 1 x 200g cup of Frozen Yogurt from Yogurtland
  • 1 x Kids size smoothie, juice or crush from Boost Juice
  • 1 x 30 minutes free play at Timezone plus unlimited standard and ticket games and 50 pre-loaded power tickets

Grab your pass from Concierge for just $30, valued at over $45.

Dates: All holidays
Times: All holidays
Location: Westfield Tuggerah
Cost: $30

Happy school holidays!