Harvest Festival: Visit Local Farms in Central Coast Hinterland

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Do a farm tour, meet and feed baby doll sheep, pick macadamia nuts, eat scones at the CWA Tea Rooms and learn about platypus. These are just some of the fun events and experiences offered at the Harvest Festival on the Central Coast.

It’s on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 2022 across the Central Coast’s spectacular hinterland presented by Central Coast Council.

Harvest Festival Central Coast

This is a rare chance to take a glimpse behind the farm gate as you explore 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 some organically grown seasonal flowers and veggies at The Giving Farm in Jillliby
  • Small interactive tours on a working sheep farm at Horseshoe Valley Farm
  • Visit the Ento Park Insect Farm and learn about insects and their role in managing waste
  • Pat a calf and collect eggs on a farm tour at Grace Springs Farm
  • Learn about platypus at Glenola Farm
  • Breakfast with alpacas or meet & greets at Iris Lodge Alpacas in Jilliby
  • Come and try archery with Tuggerah Lakes Field Archers in Jillliby
  • Busher Tucker Walkabout Tours
  • Macadamia nut picking, jumping castle, food trucks at Westy’s Place in Central Mangrove
  • Eat CWA scones at Wyong Creek

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 11 and Sunday 12 June 2022

Location: Harvest Festival will take place at 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.

Photo credit: Harvest Festival

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