Markets & Shopping on the Central Coast

Stock up on artistic finds, organic produce, homewares and culinary treats on the NSW Central Coast. There are plenty of great buys on offer as you browse the region’s seaside markets, galleries and boutique stores. You can also pick up all the outdoor equipment you need for your camping, caravanning, surfing, fishing and boating adventures.

Markets & shops

The Avoca Beachside Markets in pretty Avoca Beach are held on the fourth Sunday of the month at Heazlett Park near the sparkling Avoca Lake, a tranquil lagoon behind the beach. Here you’ll find more than 100 stalls, local artists, delicious food and live music, as well as art workshops for the kids.

The Entrance Market at The Entrance in Wyong Area, Central Coast

The Entrance Market is a popular produce market held on Saturdays in the waterfront Memorial Park. Other great Central Coast markets showcasing local producers, artists and creators include the Wyee Markets, Markets 2259 in Wyong, the Long Jetty Markets and the new East Gosford Markets.

Women shopping for fashion at the Montaze Fountain Plaza store in Erina

At Gnostic Corner co-operative in Woy Woy, browse nine different shops selling clothes, jewellery, crafts and more. For beachy fashion, visit Montaze and Bohemian Traders in Erina, Shadow Bang and Plain Janes in Long Jetty, and La Boheme in Terrigal.

Fashion items on display at the Tiki La La boutique in Ettalong Beach on the Central Coast

For homewares, visit Drift, Blonde Onyx and Loughlin Furniture. Long Jetty Vintage, Vintage Fair in Gosford and Tiki La La in Avoca are great for vintage wares and pre-loved fashion. At Central Coast Commons, you can pick up locally made soaps, as well as watch soap-makers at work or join in a soap-making workshop yourself.

Couple viewing framed photographs at the Ken Duncan Gallery, Erina Heights

Art galleries

The Bouddi Gallery in Killcare showcases the work of local indigenous artists, ensuring their communities directly benefit from all artwork sales. Browse paintings, carvings, ceramics and glassware. In nearby Bouddi National Park, you can discover beautiful rock carvings and learn about the area’s indigenous heritage on a tour with Girri Girra Aboriginal Experiences.

Admire iconic prints at Ken Duncan's Gallery and Gosford Regional Gallery, where quality art is for sale in the gallery shop. Check out the Central Coast’s events calendar for more creative and cultural experiences, including music festivals, and touring concerts and exhibitions at The Art House in Wyong.