School Holidays

School Holidays

Event Dates

Monday, 8 July to Friday, 19 July
10:30 am to 3:00 pm

School Holidays


What's On for our Youth

Our Youth Services team have developed a dynamic program full of activities across technology, professional skills development, sports and creative. Get hands on experience with DJ equipment, join an ‘Employ Me’ day of workshops to get you ready for the workforce or take the first step to an exciting construction career and register to receive your ‘White Card’, develop your skate skills with ‘Bowl Groms’ or come and watch special performances by local singers and songwriters.


Leisure Centres

What's On at our Leisure Centres

Our Leisure Centres have lots of swimming and sporting fun these holidays to keep your kids active. Our warm heated pools will be offering a variety of pool inflatable fun and swimming programs plus our sport centres will have basketball clinics and jumping castle fun the kids can get involved in.

The Entrance

What's On at The Entrance

PJ Masks Stage Show is coming to The Entrance these school holidays! Bring the kids down to The Entrance to sing and dance with PJ Masks or join in the range of other fun free activities including Mask Making Art, slot cars, experience Virtual Reality plus enjoy Kennards Machinery and Bricks4Kidz activities.


What's On across our Libraries

Make the most of our Library Service this school holidays with a full program of free events for all ages. Let your imagination run wild and learn methods and techniques used to paint miniature tabletop gaming models or create your own unique shoes, clay echidna or vintage toy crafts. Be transported to Far North Queensland to explore Indigenous culture with Virtual Reality, learn basic coding skills, test out new Sphero robots or build a battery powered car. Challenge mum, dad or anyone else daring enough to take you on in an afternoon of fun games and puzzles. Take a visit to Laycock St Theatre for a Possum Magic or Revolting Rhymes tour – plus so much more!


What's On at Gosford Regional Gallery

Enjoy a coffee while the kids are entertained at Gosford Regional Gallery these holidays. Create your own coloured ‘Pokemon Monster’ trading cards and learn how to draw Manga & Anime Characters with Matthew Lin, use recycle fabrics to create up cycle Pom Poms, discover Russian Culture by painting a series of 5 stackable wooden dolls, walk away with a collection of relief prints inspired by Japanese Woodblocks, take the Calder’s Balance Challenge, decorate your own Boomerang or even create a pebbled canvas using the traditional colours of the Aboriginal Flag.

Winter In The Park

Plus don’t miss Winter in the Park!

Winter in the Park is fifteen days of fun for families, locals and visitors. With so much on offer including an igloo village, ice carvings, ice sculptures, cupcake classes, live entertainment, stage shows, craft activities, carnival rides plus much more. Gosford’s Kibble Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland that even the most determined hibernators will want to get out and about and enjoy the fun.

Event Program

Fri, 09 Aug
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Seeking young voices to be ‘Discovered’

We are calling for young Coasties aged 7 to 24 to step up to the microphone, showcase their talents and enhance their skills in the singing...
Fri, 13 Sep
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Seeking young voices to be ‘Discovered’

We are calling for young Coasties aged 7 to 24 to step up to the microphone, showcase their talents and enhance their skills in the singing...
Events Map


We are pleased to pull together a complete program of free and ticketed activities across the Coast each school holidays, making it easier for you to plan how to keep the family entertained.

This school holidays we have activities:

  • for our Youth
  • at our Leisure Centres
  • at The Entrance
  • across our Libraries
  • at Gosford Regional Gallery

Plus don't miss Winter in the Park!

Download our PDF program