Central Coast News
Christmas is coming to the Central Coast
Discover a Christmas Wonderland in Gosford, Wyong, The Entrance and Toukley - designed to bring the community together and spread joy across the region.
The much-loved Christmas tree and wreath installations return, as do sparkling decorations, all of which will be on display.
A series of seasonal events and activities will be available for the public to enjoy, including DIY Christmas photos, Christmas Carols and other live entertainment, and of course, an opportunity to post a letter to Santa!
The festivities kick off on Friday 24 November running until Sunday 7 January across the four Town Centres.
Director of Community and Recreation Services, Melanie Smith said individual businesses are also getting into the Christmas spirit across the four Town Centres with a trail of Christmas window displays.
“Businesses located in Gosford, Wyong, The Entrance and Toukley are taking part in the festivities with a Christmas Window Display Competition,” Ms Smith said.
“Visitors and residents are encouraged to plan a ‘window display’ trail and vote for their favourite via a QR code for a chance to win a $250 gift card.”
“Voting opens 24 November and closes 7 January 2024 with the winners announced 10 January 2024”.
Council Administrator, Rik Hart said the Christmas activations will provide support and a boost for local businesses.
“We’ve got a fantastic month-long program of free events for families, shoppers and visitors to enjoy,” Mr Hart said.
Christmas calendar of events:
Friday 24 November – Sunday 7 January - Across the four Town Centres
Christmas Window Display Competition
Saturday 2 December – Sunday 24 December – The Village Green, Toukley
Christmas photos and post a letter to Santa
Refer to the program for times
Saturday 2 December – Wyong High School
Wyong Community Christmas Carols
Presented by Bendigo Bank
Saturday 2 December – The Village Green, Toukley
Tinsel Time in Toukley
Presented by Toukley Neighbourhood Centre
Sunday 24 December – Kibble Park, Gosford
Christmas Eve Community Carols
Presented by Gosford Uniting Church
Sunday 24 December – Memorial Park, The Entrance
Christmas Eve Carols in the Park
Presented by JC Entertainment
To find out more about Christmas on the Coast and other festive activities taking place this December, visit here
This article archived 21 Jan 2024
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