Events and public gatherings

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant the cancellation of many outdoor events, workshops and festivals hosted by Council. In line with NSW Health requirements, no large Council-hosted events will be held before October 2020.

However, we're keeping the events' magic alive via online versions of our most popular events.

Join our online events

We've launched an online platform to bring some of our events directly to living rooms.

With an ever-expanding range of content, our Coast Connect Youtube channels provides everything from gardening and green living to performing artists, children's storytime and online snippets from our major events and festivals.

Content includes:

  • Festivals - our popular Harvest Festival and Live Well events. We'll be adding ChromeFest and others over time.
  • YIPA - some of the Coast's most talented young performers showcase their performance skills.
  • Green living - explore everything from Bockashi Bins and making DIY Beeswax wraps to gardening tips, weed control and keeping backyard chickens.
  • Storytime - children everywhere can join our librarians for our popular Storytime sessions.
  • Dog safety - helping children to stay safe while enjoying man's four-legged friend.

We're constantly adding more videos at Coast Connect YouTube, so keep checking in!

Council meetings

Council meetings are generally held fortnightly on Monday evenings. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, these meeting are being held online, rather than in the Council chambers.  The meetings are livestreamed so the community can access the discussion. Click here for meeting dates.

Other event cancellations 

Our staff will continue to assess all events and programs to ensure any events scheduled in coming months meet NSW Health directions about public gatherings and social distancing. 

Closer to the time, we will decide whether we're able to hold our popular New Year's Eve celebration.

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Last updated : Wed 2 Sep 2020