Celebrate New Year’s Eve with family and friends

Fireworks will be held in GosfordFireworks will be held in The Entrance

Memorial Park at The Entrance is the place to be this New Year’s Eve with free activities, an array of food trucks, and a spectacular fireworks display over the water.

Award winning Australian band, Pseudo Echo, will also headline the program with a special performance, live on stage, for the community to enjoy. Central Coast Council Unit Manager, Community Partnerships, Glenn Cannard, invites locals and visitors to celebrate the last sunset of 2018 with family and friends along the waterfront. “It is hard to believe that 2018 is coming to an end, but we are delighted to host this special event and bring our community together to celebrate our achievements over the past year,” Cannard said.

“Memorial Park will be buzzing with a variety of entertainment, free craft activities, live music and a ‘Food Alley’ featuring an array of food choices. “The festivities will conclude with the not-to-be-missed 9pm fireworks display over water. “If you live on the Coast or are visiting the area, join us at The Entrance from 6pm on December 31, for a spectacular funfilled evening to bring in the New Year,” he added. Marine Pde Carpark, with no vehicle entry or movement, will be closed all day on December 31, and Council advises that any car left in the carpark upon closure will remain there until it reopens.

The following special event road closures will apply from 3pm on New Year’s Eve, with traffic diversions in place: Closure of Marine Pde; The Entrance Rd closed at Victoria Ave; Coral St east of Duffys Lne will also be closed, with access into the multi storey car park still available; and, Part road closures at the intersection of Torrens Ave and Victoria Ave will also be in effect. Visitors travelling from north of The Entrance bridge are advised to park on the north side of the bridge and walk to Memorial Park. Visitors travelling south to The Entrance are advised to park away from the road closure area and walk to Memorial Park.

Source: Media release, Dec 10 Central Coast Council Media