Coastal Twist Arts and Culture Diversity Festival
Tuesday 27 September 2022 to Monday 03 October 2022
All ages, abilities, Free and ticketed events across 5 days.
"Be the change" is the theme for the 2022 Rainbow inspired diversity festival whose objective is to create a more welcoming and inclusive Central Coast NSW.
A bright and bold program of free and ticketed events across three delicious days and naughty nights Coastal Twist drew close to 8,000 people to the Central Coast Peninsula October 2019 and COVID cancelled for 2020 - but we are back.
2022 features Cabaret, Drag, Film, live music, Dance and Exhibitions across the Peninsula Hubs of Umina Beach, Woy Woy and Ettalong Beach.
Weekend also hosts the worlds first LGBTIQA Long-boarding event + volleyball, Surf Lifesavers with Pride demos and great Music @ "Life's a beach Picnic day", BYO Umbrella, beach chairs, slip. slop and slap your way into a fun day for all ages.
Coastal Twist Festival will once again culminate in the huge huge oceanfront "Coastie Carnie Fair Day" at the Peninsula Recreation Precinct, Umina Beach, all ages, all welcome, bring your pooches and enter the Pupparazzi Pooch parade, and don't forget your picnic blanket, lots of curated and local food vendors, full day stage of entertainment.
Dedicated youth/teen area and Drag storytime for the kiddies - Get in early, grab your spot!
Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events
Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
It's time to feel new
It's time to feel new
Pure joy as you wake to the sunrise. Awe as you make it to the snowy peak. A sense of adventure as you motor across red plains. The relief of rejuvenation as you wade into an alpine stream. Connection as you taste native, fragrant leaves. A sense of belonging as you return to your favourite holiday house. Freedom as you dash into the waves. Discover the endless feelings a visit to NSW can inspire.