HCCDC manages three spectacular event spaces on the Central Coast and in Newcastle that are key event and activation spaces in their regions. 

The sites offer a range of outdoor space for hire for community, charity and commercial events.

Major events and festivals held at Mt Penang Parklands include the Mountain Sounds Festival, Girrakool Blues Festival and BBQ, The Food and Wine Festival and Street Paws.

Newcastle's Honeysuckle precinct has hosted Winter Heat, the Lantern Festival, and NewRun - Newcastle's running festival. Market Street Lawn has hosted Street Feasts, India Day, Game Changer events and Oakvale Farm's petting zoo.

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If you would like to hold an event in any of our spaces, please contact our events team at

Community Events

Mt Penang Gardens and Parklands, Honeysuckle and Market Street Lawn have been the venues of choice for a range of community events.

Community events regularly held at Mt Penang Gardens and Parklands include Mt Penang parkrun and Central Coast Cars and Coffee.

Newcastle sites have recently hosted the Commonwealth Games baton relay, Street Feast, India Day, and Newcastle City Council's Neon New Year's Eve event.

To enquire about holding an event on HCCDC land, please email