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Whats on for the kids this summer?

Our More Than a Beach Summer Arts Guide for Kids is your one-stop shop for all the creative things to do these holidays. You'll find events and arts activities all across the Mid North Cost - from Coffs Harbour, Dorrigo, Bellingen, Nambucca, Kempsey, Port Macquarie, Taree, Wingham, Forster and in between!

Events And Activities For Kids Across The Creative Coast!

We've gathered together the best summertime creative activities and events for the kids and grandkids from right across the Mid North Coast, covering Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Nambucca, Kempsey, Port Macquarie, Taree and Forster.

So whether you are a resident, or visitor, in Dorrigo or Hallidays Point - there's something here for everyone! From music and craft workshops, to camps and theatre shows. Find them all in our More Than a Beach feature.

Cultural Trails

The 17 Cultural Trails featured on Arts Mid North Coast provide you with lots of ideas for things to see and do with the family this Summer. We recommend the Galleries, Museums and Public Art Trails which feature lots of family-friendly places to see and visit.

Summer Reading Clubs

“Summer Reading Club” is a program open to preschoolers through to high school kids who are members of a local library. If you are not already a library user, now is a great time to sign up and get involved and find out about their other holiday activities!

Search Activities for kids by Region

The Creative Coast has so much on offer for the kids these school holidays. Whether its music or drama workshops, robotics, exhibitions and craft activities, or perhaps see some theatre or watch a movie - we've got it all here!

We have events located in Bellingen, Coffs Harbour, Kempsey, Taree, Forster-Tuncurry (MidCoast), Nambucca and Port Macquarie-Hastings.

Click on the image links below to see what's on in your area!

Featured Events

Bellingen Region

21 Jan 2020
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Paper Snowflake Craft

22 Jan 2020
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Ozobots – Dorrigo Library

23 Jan 2020
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Dinosaur Doings


Coffs Coast Region

17 Jan - 24 Jan 2020
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Lantern Making with Pene Charles


Kempsey Region

02 Jan - 23 Jan 2020
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Walk on the Dark Side – Trial Bay Gaol

08 Jan - 22 Jan 2020
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Life Behind Bars Kids Tour – Trial Bay Gaol

23 Jan 2020
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Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Party


Mid Coast Region

21 Jan 2020
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Drama Workshop

Fracture a Fairy Tale with James Pearson More Than a Beach Arts Mid North Coast
23 Jan 2020
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Fracture a Fairy tale with James Pearson

26 Jan 2020
Festivals More Than A Beach

Saltwater Freshwater Festival


Nambucca Region

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Port Macquarie Region

02 Jan - 31 Jan 2020
Exhibitions More Than A Beach

Tourists Paradise: Port Macquarie Museum

Port Macquarie
07 Jan - 21 Jan 2020
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Crafternoons at Laurieton Library

07 Jan - 23 Jan 2020
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Clay Koala – Pottery & Painting

Port Macquarie
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