Australia Day

Saturday 26th January 2019



Place: Memorial Park  |  City: The Entrance


 Celebrate Australia Day with a stunning ocean backdrop at The Entrance.

Enjoy an amazing mainstage line-up including local artists and headliner act, Glenn Shorrock. The kids can splash around in Vera’s Watergarden or enjoy amusement rides and activities.

There will be a free activities zone with a huge chess set, Mega 4, bowling, sack races and much more.

The event will close with a fireworks display at 9.00pm.


The following special event road closures will apply:

 The Entrance

The below road closures will be enforced from 4pm with no vehicle access or movement until the road reopens at 10.30pm on Saturday 26 January 2019.

·     Marine Parade, The Entrance between The Entrance Road and Beach Street.

·     Marine Parade Carpark, The Entrance.

·     The Entrance Road to be closed at Victoria Street, The Entrance.

·     Coral Street to be closed east of Duffy’s Lane, The Entrance.

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.

For more information visit  

The annual Ducks for Bucks race is an annual major fundraiser for Surf Life Saving and the 15 Clubs within the Central Coast branch.

Throughout the Christmas and New Year period, Surf Clubs will be selling Ducks to raise valuable funds.

Each $5 ticket is individually numbered, and as such each numbered duck will be dropped into the outgoing tide in the Entrance channel on Australia Day at 6:10pm. The first three (3) Ducks to cross the finish line will win;

1st place: $2,500

2nd place: $1,500

3rd place: $1,000

To purchase a duck and join in the race helps support Surf Life Saving Central Coast, following this link to purchase a duck:


Memorial Park, Marine Parade The Entrance NSW 2261, Australia