Reece Mastin and his band to play at Budgewoi on November 17 as part of 2018 Lakes Festival

BIG VOICE: Reece Mastin and his band will headline a gig at Mackenzie Reserve, Budgewoi, on Saturday night, November 17, as part of The Lakes Festival. The 10-day festival features 25 events at seven venues. Picture: Sylvia Liber
BIG VOICE: Reece Mastin and his band will headline a gig at Mackenzie Reserve, Budgewoi, on Saturday night, November 17, as part of The Lakes Festival. The 10-day festival features 25 events at seven venues. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Reece Mastin and his band will headline a gig at Budgewoi as part of this year’s Lakes Festival across the Central Coast.

The Lakes Festival features more than 25 events over 10 days.

The festival, which is presented by Central Coast Council, starts on Friday, November 9, and continues to Sunday, November 18.

This year’s program includes live entertainment, sporting events, family fun, cultural exhibitions, and educational and artistic attractions – all on or around the Central Coast’s waterways.

There are events planned for seven locations.

Mastin and his band will perform at Mackenzie Reserve, Budgewoi, on Saturday, November 17.

The performance will be a highlight of the Budgewoi Festival.

It runs from 10am to 4pm, and will feature food and retail stalls, roving entertainment, stand-up paddleboard yoga, and craft activities.

“We will also have live entertainment with our stage out on the water. It’s the perfect way to get out and explore our beautiful Coast,” a spokesperson for the council said.

Mastin is a dynamic Australian singer and songwriter who won the third season of the television show, X Factor Australia, in 2011.

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Another highlight of the Lakes Festival for residents around the top end of the Central Coast will be the Moonlight Cinema screenings at Norah Head.

On Thursday, November 15, watch Finding Dory. Then on Friday, November 16, see Jumanji.

The outdoor screenings will be held in Young Street Reserve, Norah Head.

There will be food vendors on site from 5pm. 

The Delta Riggs will headline this year’s ‘Light up the Lake’ concert  at The Entrance, which will also feature ARC which comprises band members from Jet, Spiderbait, Powderfinger and You Am I.

The Light up the Lake concert will be held at Memorial Park, The Entrance, this Saturday, November 10, from 4pm to 9pm.

More than 60,000 people attended The Lakes Festival 2017, with more than $6.7 million generated for the local economy, a spokesperson for the council said.

To view the full program of events, or for more information, visit centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/thelakesfestival.

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