Harvest Festival: Visit Local Farms in Central Coast Hinterland

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Pick your own pecans and oranges, do a farm tour, meet and feed alpacas, eat scones at the CWA Tea Rooms, visit the Mangrove Mountain Fire Station and come and try archery. These are just some of the fun events and experiences offered at the Harvest Festival on the Central Coast.

It’s on this weekend Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June across the Central Coast’s spectacular hinterland presented by Central Coast Council.

This is a rare chance to take a glimpse behind the farm gate as you explore eight rural farming communities and their picturesque heritage villages on the Central Coast.

Follow the Harvest Festival event map to visit local farms, sample local produce, soak up live music and entertainment or join in a range of family-friendly activities designed to show off the unique charm of the Central Coast’s hinterland.

Harvest Festival

Some kid-friendly activities include:

  • Pick your own pecans at The Pecan Lady Orchid
  • Pick your own oranges at Eastcoast Beverages
  • Experience a free, family fun day at local citrus farm Eastcoast Beverages
  • Pat a calf and collect eggs on a farm tour at Grace Springs Farm
  • Come and try archery with Tuggerah Lakes Field Archers
  • Get up close and feed alpacas at Iris Lodge Alpacas
  • Learn about platypus at Glenola Farm
  • Go on a bush tucker and bush medicine tour at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Sanctuary

From paddock to plate dining experiences and wine tastings, to produce picking, arts and craft fairs and hands-on workshops, there is something to delight every taste and interest.

Download the Harvest Festival program and event trail to check out a range of great events taking place and book your spot! 

In the event of wet weather, check with the Harvest Festival Facebook page or stay tuned to Star FM (104.5 FM) for updates.

Good to Know

Date: Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June 2021

Location: Harvest Festival will take place at eight different rural communities including Calga, Somersby, Mangrove Mountain, Peats Ridge, Kulnara, Yarramalong, Dooralong, Jilliby and Wyong Creek.

Cost: Variety of free and paid events and activities. For some activities, bookings are essential.

COVID-19: The Harvest Festival will be operating under COVID-Safe protocols. Observe social distancing rules and stay home if you’re sick.

Photo credit: Harvest Festival

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