Central Coast Markets
Spend a great weekend's browsing at one of the Central Coast’s friendly local markets. From handmade gifts to fresh produce, no matter what your taste, there’s plenty to see, do and buy in this lively coastal haven.
Markets and Culture in the Central Coast
The Central Coast is home to a large number of popular markets and galleries. Explore stimulating and diverse exhibitions of local, national and international artworks, including photography, painting and sculpture. Visit the beautiful Gosford Regional Gallery and Edogawa Commemorative Garden. This engaging space includes a community art area and Japanese Garden.
Immerse yourself in the amazing world of Aboriginal Art at the Bouddi Gallery or explore further cultural heritage and colonial history at the well preserved Henry Kendall Cottage.
Held at Heazlett Park Foreshore in Avoca Beach, the Avoca Beachside Markets are well-known throughout the area as the premier artists and musicians market on the Central Coast. Drawing the best creative talent in the region, the markets are the perfect showcase for local artists' work, with more than 100 stalls ranging from local art and jewellery to homewares and food.
The Davistown RSL Charity Markets are an indoor market held on the third Sunday of the month. There are a variety of stalls including fashion, homewares, and arts and crafts.
The Central Coast Christmas Fair is also held each December - the largest outdoor Christmas event on the Central Coast. You can find arts and crafts stalls, international food stalls, Christmas produce and gifts, an outdoor cinema and a dedicated kids zone visited by no less than Santa himself.
There’s also a wide range of retail and business services at the Erina Fair Shopping Centre and the surrounding retailers that line Gosford's main streets. For more fashion, food and convenience explore the Imperial Shopping Centre or the shopping precinct of Tuggerah Westfield.