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Toronto West: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery


Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery is an exceptional cultural and tourist destination. Beautifully located on the shores of Lake Macquarie, the unique precinct embraces expansive leafy grounds, a sculpture park and an award-winning exhibition facility with a national reputation.

The gallery's innovative and relevant program ensures that every visit is a visual treat. Noteworthy touring shows alternate with lively gallery-curated exhibitions featuring nationally significant artists, many of whom share a connection with the Hunter. Strong and respectful Aboriginal projects and exhibitions are integrated within the program.

The gallery shop offers a unique selection of the highest quality handcrafted ceramics, glass, jewellery and textiles, as well as books, catalogues, cards, novelty items and exhibition-related merchandise. Featured are crafts people from the Hunter and Central Coast regions along with work by established and emerging craft practitioners from further afield.

Sharing the gallery's spectacular site is the celebrated Awaba House Restaurant Cafe.




First Street
Booragul, NSW, 2284

Located 4.8K from Toronto West

Lake Macquarie Variety Playground


Take the kids to the award winning Lake Macquarie Variety Playground at Speers Point Park. This fully fenced two hectare playground caters to the needs of children of all ages and abilities.

Highlights of the playground are the nine metre giant spiral slide kids will ride again and again, plus a bike circuit and double flying fox. Pack a picnic and enjoy the grassy expanses of the lakeside park, or enjoy a meal from the on site cafe Sal's by the Lake.




Park Road
Speers Point, NSW, 2284

Located 6.3K from Toronto West

Toronto West: Events

Greater Toronto Spring Fair


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The Greater Toronto Spring Fair will have things such as entertainment, stalls, activities, and displays from local businesses. Three stages will present a great range of entertainment.

Showtime will house local performers or groups along with some special guests.

Fashion Parades, Fun for Kids stage will be keeping younger folk entertained with a great variety of performances. Town Criers will keep you informed of What's On during the day.

From the artisans in the art and craft area to the homewares on sale in Homemaker Central, you are sure to find something to please. All the local cafes and restaurants will be open along a selection of fair food and treat stalls. Come along to enjoy the fun of the fair.


Event Dates
2015
      17th Oct
2016
      17th Oct


54 The Boulevarde
Toronto, NSW, 2283

Located 0.2K from Toronto West

Lakemac Heritage Festival


The Lakemac Heritage Festival is a significant National event with boats coming from all over Australia and around 80 classic boats on display - steam, sail, motor and oared craft of all sizes. Boats must be of a design prior to 1975 but may have been built at anytime from any material.

Over the two days of the event, visitors are treated to model boat demonstrations and races, displays, market stalls, kids games, vintage farm machinery, an art exhibition, historical displays, vintage cars and trucks, entertainment and, of course, the "Quick and Dirty" boat building competition held on the Sunday of the festival.

The event culminates in a Grand Parade and Blessing of the Fleet at 3pm on the Sunday afternoon. The event celebrates the rich history of Lake Macquarie.


Event Dates
2016
      26th Mar
      27th Mar


Victory Parade
Toronto, NSW, 2283

Located 0.4K from Toronto West

Lakefest


Lakefest is a celebration of Lake Macquarie's aquatic lifestyle and rich maritime history. The festival kicks off on 19 February, 2016 and continues through to 28 February, 2016.

The Heaven Can Wait regatta involves sailing yachts, dinghies and skiffs racing around Lake Macquarie for up to 24 hours and raises money for Cancer Council NSW.

Lakefest will include sailing events and water-based sporting and social activities including a Twilight Race, Paddlefest, and Junior Pirate Fun Race.


Event Dates
2016
      19th Feb
      20th Feb
      21st Feb
      22nd Feb
      23rd Feb
      24th Feb
      25th Feb
      26th Feb
      27th Feb
      28th Feb


Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto,
6 Arnott Avenue
Toronto, NSW, 2283

Located 0.4K from Toronto West

Rathmines Catalina Festival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
October will see the Rathmines Catalina Memorial Park Association Inc. host the 8th annual Catalina Festival at Rathmines Lake Macquarie.

The festival will be one of largest yet with a large air display, a wide range of land based activities for families to see, touch and experience, sea planes, gliders and a lot of history.

At the former RAAF seaplane base at Rathmines, once the largest flying boat base in the South Pacific, a tightly packed and spectacular air show will have visitors in awe of breathtaking stunts and flying manoeuvres. Paul Bennet Airshows has created a program with 15 different aircraft and flight teams which will fly from mid morning until the end of the festival with the highlight being the Catalina Flyover in the afternoon.


Event Dates
2015
      25th Oct
2016
      25th Oct


Rathmines Park,
Stilling Street,
Corner of Dorrington Road
Rathmines, NSW, 2283

Located 3.1K from Toronto West

Wangigaine Socialgaine Six Hour


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The Wan-gi-gaine Socialgaine is a suburban rogaine. Rogaining is the sport of cross country navigation. Teams of two to five people are provided with a map and set their own course and pace. Each team / competitor is also provided with a watch to record their times to each flag and points.

There is a mass start and a mass finish, competitors can finish early however late finishes are penalised with point deductions. This course has pram friendly route options. 300 to 400 competitors are expected with some of the top runners in the country competing to try and collect all flags.


Event Dates
2015
      22nd Nov
2016
      22nd Nov


Market Street
Wangi Wangi, NSW, 2267

Located 6.2K from Toronto West

Newcastle Permanent - Lake Macquarie Running Festival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The Lake Macquarie Running Festival includes a Half Marathon (21.1 kilometres), 10.5 kilometres Fun Run and four kilometre Kids Scamper.

This event is a first class (Athletics Australia accredited) event. Events will attract over 3000 competitors to the region. The course is arguably one of the best in Australia. There are very few events run with a total waterfront aspect and boasting total road closure. With all aspects taken into account this could easily become the most desirable running event in Australia.

The Half Marathon competitors will complete two loops between Warners Bay and Speers Point. The Fun Run will complete one loop.

It is waterfront for the complete distance and boasts spectacular views across magnificent Lake Macquarie. The surface is extremely good and the terrain is basically flat with some minor undulations. This is an exceptional runner's course.


Event Dates
2015
      30th Aug
2016
      30th Aug


The Esplanade
Warners Bay, NSW, 2282

Located 6.3K from Toronto West

Lake Macquarie Australia Day Festival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The Australia Day Festival at Lake Macquarie will be a great family friendly day of activities for kids, entertainment, music, amusement rides, and a fireworks display.

Head on down to do your part to help celebrate Australia in style. A day for not just the whole family, but the whole community.




Event Dates
2016
      26th Jan
2017
      26th Jan


Speers Point Park,
Park Road
Speers Point, NSW, 2284

Located 6.3K from Toronto West

Loop the Lake


Loop the Lake is a family fun cycle around Lake Macquarie organised by the Rotary Club of Warners Bay.

Route Marshals, St. John Ambulance and Police will be monitoring the race. The ride will be on rain or shine!

The 16 kilometre Easy Loop starts at 8:30am from Lakeside Park Recreation Reserve, Belmont South.

The 50 kilometre Part Loop starts from 8:30am at Morisset Railway Station Dora Street Carpark.

The 85 kilometre Loop starts at 7am (you may start earlier if you wish) at Speers Point Park.



Event Dates
2016
      13th Mar


Parks Road
Speers Point, NSW, 2284

Located 6.3K from Toronto West

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