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Mt Penang Gardens, Event Park and Parklands host a number of fabulous events throughout the year from Christmas Carols to music festivals, sporting events and family fun days.

Find information about special dates and events such as community functions, events, tours, Blue Thumb planting days and other celebrations, as well as sporting functions taking place at Mt Penang.


  • Mt Penang Park Run

    DATE: Every Saturday

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens and Parklands

    MORE INFORMATION: www.parkrun.com.au/mtpenang

    Starting at 8:00am in the Mt Penang Gardens, this free community event welcomes everyone, from experienced runners to weekend walkers.




  • Blue Thumb Planting Day

    DATE: First Monday of each month starting 9.30am

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: Volunteer Today

    Join our Blue Thumbs today and get planting in our native garden.



  • Narara Music Festival

    DATE: 6th May 2017

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Narara Music Festival Facebook page.

    Originally run in 1983 and 1984, the Narara Music Festival with it's mix of Rock, Blues and Psychedelia is being resurrected at Mt Penang in 2017.

  • Wedding

    DATE: 20th May 2017 (May)

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens

    MORE INFORMATION: Book your wedding or event today

    This is a private event.


  • Century Challenge Cycle Ride

    DATE: 21st May 2017

    SITE: Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Century Challenge website

    Offering three distance cycle rides, 100km, 50km and 20km through the hinterland of the NSW Central Coast as well as our Kids Challenge.

  • The Food and Wine Festival

    DATE: 10th September 2017

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.thefoodandwineshow.com.au

    With over 100 vendors, live entertainment and wine tastings, this wonderful and relaxed festival has something for everyone. Along with local suppliers, the festival brings fine food and wine from Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley region to the Central Coast.

  • The Wedding Festival

    DATE: 12th November 2017

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park & Gardens

    MORE INFROMATION: Visit the Wedding Expos Australia's website.

    Not your traditional bridal expo, visitors will meet with 80 wedding suppliers from the Central Coast, Newcastle and Sydney, enjoy live entertainment and can grab a delectable lunch or sample wine and delights on the day. 


  • Mountain Sounds Festival

    DATE: 16 and 17 February 2018

    SITE: Mt Penang Event Park

    MORE INFORMATION: Visit Mountain Sounds Festival's website

    The Mountain Sounds Festival is a boutique music, culture and art event, combining a range of music genres and aesthetics to replicate the Australian landscape, culture and way of life. Camping is available on site.