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Greg Poppleton - 1920s-30s Singer

Greg Poppleton 1920s-30s Jazz Show

Concert or Performance

22 Oct 2017

Price from: Free

Greg Poppleton is Australia's only authentic 1920s-1930s singer. The real deal.Swinging, rollicking and high energy. Totally uninfluenced by contemporary music,...

Melbourne cup

Melbourne Cup at City Beach

Festivals and Celebrations

7 Nov 2017

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Celebrate in style this Melbourne Cup Day at their stunning beachside location!Package Includes: They’ll get the day started with a...

Derek Kreckler Littoral 2014, HD colour video projection

Derek Kreckler Accident and Process Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

14 Oct 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

Price from: Free

A major survey exhibition bringing together, for the first time, fifty years of the artist's oeuvre. It encompasses photography, video...

W4BC - Let's Beat It Wollongong

Walk4BrainCancer – Let’s Beat It Wollongong!

Community Event

12 Nov 2017

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Thousands of Australians across the country are getting to their feet for Walk4BrainCancer this November!Get to your feet and join...

Culinary Classes

Culinary Classes

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

16 Jan 2016 to 9 Dec 2017

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Join the Executive Chef from Sage Hotel Wollongong as he teaches tips, tricks and techniques in their culinary classes.Saturday June...

The Angels

WaveFM: The Angels supported by Rose Tattoo and Hitmen DTK

Concert or Performance

25 Nov 2017

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On the day The Angels release their highly anticipated double album Brothers, Angels and Demons, the legendary rock band have...

Howlin wolf

Laphroaig Whisky Tasting with Dan Woolley

Food and Wine

20 Oct 2017

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National Brand Ambasador and all round good guy Dan Woolley is in town and slinging the smokey goodness! You'll drink:Laphroaig...

Charlotte Wood

Wollongong Writers Festival

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

24 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

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In the final weekend of November every year (with satellite events throughout the year), Wollongong Writers Festival brings a burst...

General photo of part of the hall at the Town Hall

Doll, Bear and Craft Fair

Community Event

21 Oct 2017

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The Wollongong Doll Club's 2017 Doll Bear and Craft Fair will be held at the Wollongong Town Hall from 9.30am...

splash in and dash out fun!

Splash and Dash Festival

Community Event Sporting Events

25 Feb 2018

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Kick start summer fun as they invite you to the seventh edition of the popular Splash and Dash Festival, set...

Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones, 1995, digital print

What a Life! Rock Photography by Tony Mott

Exhibition and Shows

26 Aug 2017 to 28 Jan 2018

Price from: Free

A major retrospective on Australia's premier rock photographer Tony Mott. The exhibition collectively tells the story of rock n' roll...

2016 Rock and Mineral Fair

Rock and Mineral Fair

Markets

25 Feb 2018

Price from: Free

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***Members of the Illawarra Lapidary Club will be selling minerals, fossils,...

Lining up

KTM Mt Kembla Two-Stroke Cup

Sporting Events

28 Oct 2017 to 29 Oct 2017

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On the last weekend of October, Wollongong Motorcycle Club will be hosting their second running of the Mount Kembla MX340...

Wedding Expo

Sage Hotel Wollongong Wedding Open Days

Exhibition and Shows

30 Sep 2017 to 2 Dec 2017

Price from: Free

Sage Hotel Wollongong will be hosting a collection of Wedding Open Days over the coming months to showcase their event...

TFF crowd

Travelling Film Festival Wollongong

Festivals and Celebrations

22 Jul 2018

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*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***The Travelling Film Festival (TFF) treats Wollongong to the best in...

Market Dates

Wollongong Twilight Markets

Community Event Markets

6 Oct 2017 to 2 Mar 2018

Price from: Free

The Twilight Markets are back for the 2017-18 season.Come and enjoy the fabulous food and great family environment at Flagstaff...

Walk to d'Feet MND Illawarra

Walk to dFeet MND Illawarra

Community Event

24 Feb 2018

Price from: Not Available

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***Please join the Walk to d'Feet MND Illawarra. The name of...

Wollongong Traditional Arts Society

Wollongong Traditional Arts Society Spring Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

21 Oct 2017 to 22 Oct 2017

Price from: Free

Wollongong Traditional Arts Society Annual All Members Exhibition of Paintings will be held on October 21 and 22 in the...

Wollongong Flowers - Native Arrangement Workshop

Flower Workshop – Native Arrangement

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

18 Nov 2017

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Learn how to create a gorgeous floral foam arrangement into a container using mixed native flowers and foliage. They will...

Honk! Oz - Street Music Festival

Honk! Oz – Street Music Festival

Concert or Performance

11 Jan 2018 to 13 Jan 2018

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Honk! Oz Fest is three days of revelry in Wollongong, featuring acoustic, mobile and somewhat eccentric street bands. Think Mardi...

Wollongong Harbour

Wollongong Museum Trail

Exhibition and Shows

10 Apr 2016 to 28 Jan 2018

Price from: Free

Discover more about Illawarra’s rich history on the Wollongong Museum Trail. The Illawarra is home to a diverse range of...

Sarah from the Woohoo Venue on the main stage.

Illawarra Folk Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

18 Jan 2018 to 21 Jan 2018

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The Illawarra Folk Festival originated at Jamberoo in 1985, and has grown to be one of the largest festivals in...

NYE at the Lagoon

NYE at the Lagoon

Festivals and Celebrations

31 Dec 2017

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Celebrate New Years Eve at one of Australia's favourite restaurants!Enjoy a four course, Deluxe Menu and five hour Beverage Package....

Nan Tien Cultural Festival

Nan Tien Cultural Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

25 Dec 2017 to 1 Jan 2018

Price from: Free

Nan Tien Cultural Festival is held between Christmas and New Years Day as it is a time when Nan Tien...

The NSW Police Band

Tis the Season – The NSW Police Band

Concert or Performance

11 Dec 2017

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Presented as part of Music in the Morning, swing into the festive spirit with carols, dance and music featuring the...

Melbourne Cup at Novotel Wollongong

Melbourne Cup at Novotel Wollongong

Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine

7 Nov 2017

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Melbourne Cup Lunch 12pm - 4.30pm.Dress up for a day at the races and a deluxe luncheon on The Deck...

Here they are

Cafe Market

Community Event

14 Oct 2017 to 8 Sep 2018

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Friendly local market - bric-a-brac; second hand clothes, toys, books; plants; homemade cakes, pickles, jams; bacon and egg rolls; coffee,...

Australia Day Celebrations Wollongong

Australia Day Celebrations Wollongong

Festivals and Celebrations

26 Jan 2018

Price from: Free

This family friendly, alcohol-free community celebration of Australia Day is the largest event on Wollongong's calendar. Activities start early in...

Anzac Day at Towradgi Beach Hotel

Anzac Day at Towradgi Beach Hotel

Community Event

25 Apr 2018

Price from: Free

Massive TwoUp Arena from 12pm - The Biggest game in Wollongong!!There will also be live DJs.Please drink responsibly and please...

Elena Kats-Chernin

An Evening with Elena Kats-Chernin and Amelia Farrugia

Concert or Performance

10 Nov 2017 to 11 Nov 2017

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Together for the first time in Wollongong, pianist and composer Elena Kats-Chernin will perform a sparkling blend of old favourites...

Multicultural Dance Groups

Mountain2Sea Festival

Community Event

24 Mar 2018

Price from: Free

Lang Park will be transformed into a vibrant Multicultural Village Plaza with a banquet of tastes, smells, sights and sounds...

Beach Rugby Wollongong

Beach Rugby competition – Wollongong

Sporting Events

10 Feb 2018

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Beach Rugby is a highly competitive game of rugby for men and woman with this event catering for the 18+...

Greenacres Mountain to Mountain Challenge

Greenacres Mountain to Mountain Challenge

Community Event

29 Jul 2018

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*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***From experienced athletes to weekend walkers, everyone who takes on the...

Finish Line

Wollongong Triathlon Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

17 Mar 2018 to 18 Mar 2018

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The stunning harbour precinct and blue mile of Wollongong City will again come alive in March with a festival of...

Sky’s the Limit Mini Olympics

Annual Sky’s the Limit: Mini Olympics

Sporting Events

26 Oct 2017

Price from: Not Available

Would you like you to be a part of the biggest event for people with a disability in the Illawarra?...

Art Classes with Violetta Strabic

Art Classes with Violetta Strabic

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Exhibition and Shows

13 Jun 2016 to 24 Feb 2018

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Bring out your artistic flare by painting, drawing and ceramics with Violetta Strabic.Situated in Wollongong, Violetta is passionate about bringing...

Dragon and Supports TBC

Dragon and Support Acts (TBC)

Concert or Performance

22 Oct 2017

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Celebrates Countdown OZ Chartbusters and Best of Dragon.Iconic band Dragon are back after a raft of sell-out Countdown performances throughout...

Wollongong Flowers Workshop | Spring Posy

Flower Workshop | Spring Posy

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

21 Oct 2017

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Come along to celebrate the turn of the seasons in creating a pretty spring posy. Their creative florists will teach...

2017 IMB Bank Illawarra Business Chamber Awards

IMB Bank Illawarra Business Awards

Concert or Performance

20 Oct 2017

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The 2017 IMB Bank Illawarra Business Awards are the region’s largest and most prestigious business Awards. They are the premier...

A Call to Dance

A Call to Dance

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

4 Sep 2017 to 27 Oct 2017

Price from: Free

A free participatory dance work for local women aged 13 - 30.What moves you? How do you move? Indigenous dancer...

Wollongong Flowers - Christmas Wreath Workshop

Flower Workshop – Christmas Wreath

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

9 Dec 2017

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Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year by creating a festive wreath for your home. Their team will teach...

Celeste Barber Challenge Accepted

Celeste Barber Challenge Accepted

Concert or Performance

24 Nov 2017

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The hilarious queen of Instagram Celeste Barber, explains the story behind some of her most famous images, her new relationship...

The paintings were all based on the history of the Illawarra

Harbourside Artists present Art In The Park

Exhibition and Shows

20 Nov 2016 to 26 Dec 2017

Price from: Free

Art In The Park is an outdoor exhibition of paintings in oils, watercolours, acrylics, and pastels by members of Wollongong...

Little Help from My Friends - The Complete Beatles

Little Help from My Friends – The Complete Beatles

Concert or Performance

13 Nov 2017

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A magical mystery tour through the great band's songbook presented as part of Music in the Morning.Had a hard day’s...

Claudia Chaseling, Inquisition, 2016, aluminium egg tempera and oil on wall, floor & canvas

Claudia Chaseling Silent

Exhibition and Shows

28 Oct 2017 to 11 Feb 2018

Price from: Free

Claudia Chaseling's Spatial-Paintings hover between the two and three-dimensional. 'Spatial' refers to the works expanding and reaching beyond the flat...

Foragers Market

Foragers Market

Festivals and Celebrations Markets

14 May 2017 to 6 May 2018

Price from: Free

The Foragers Market runs a weekly farmers market and their artisan market on the second Sunday of the month.Their aim...

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Luncheon at Towradgi Beach Hotel

Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine Sporting Events

7 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

It's that time of year again! Melbourne Cup is where the best come out to play, in fact, it is...

Towradgi

Beer, Food and Wine Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

11 Feb 2018

Price from: Free

The Towradgi Beach Hotel Beer Food and Wine Festival is a showcase of local and international products guaranteed to delight...

Movie showing is Finding Dory

Moonlight Movies: Thirroul

Community Event

18 Nov 2017 to 25 Nov 2017

Price from: Free

Bring your blanket and join them for a great program of free family outdoor movies this summer!Gates open at 6pm...

Father's Day at Seacliff

Father’s Day at Seacliff

Festivals and Celebrations

6 Sep 2015 to 2 Sep 2018

Price from: Not Available

It has long been said that the way to a mans heart is through his stomach. If you want to...

Harley Days 2016

Harley Days™

Community Event

27 Oct 2017 to 29 Oct 2017

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Harley Days is a three-day festival celebrating all things Harley-Davidson®, from motorcycles and riding, to custom culture and community. Returning...

Dendrobium tetragonum

Illawarra Native Orchid Society Spring Show

Exhibition and Shows

8 Sep 2018 to 9 Sep 2018

Price from: Free

An amazing display of beautiful native Australian Orchids. Also free information and advice on growing native orchids as well as...

Summer bright

Cub Sport and Middle Kids

Concert or Performance

21 Oct 2017

Price from: Free

Cub Sport and Middle Kids are hitting the road together for a series of free sunset shows up and down...

Art on the Grass

Art on the Grass

Markets

11 Jun 2016 to 9 Dec 2018

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Red Point Artists members showcase their handmade art and crafts in their studios and in the lovely grassed courtyard every...

The Beautiful Girls

The Beautiful Girls

Concert or Performance

2 Dec 2017

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'Raw, spooky, rootsy, punky, reggae, dubby' - these are some of the ways the music of The Beautiful Girls has...

Jill Darville (detail) For the Love of the Combat Multipliers, 2017, oil on board

Jill Darville Against the Wrackful Siege of Battering Days

Exhibition and Shows

5 Aug 2017 to 22 Oct 2017

Price from: Free

2016/2017 Wollongong Art Gallery Friends Artist in Residence. A homage to the roles animals play in the threatre of war...

Kranksy

A Very Kransky Christmas – Thirroul

Concert or Performance

8 Dec 2017

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Cloistered in the old rickety family house in their home town of Esk in Queensland, the musical sisters’ traditional Christmas...

Bride and bouquet

Wedding Open Day

Exhibition and Shows

20 May 2018

Price from: Free

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***Sage Hotel Wollongong's Special Event Coordinator, will be on site and...

Pool Crawl 2015 Launch

The Great Ocean Pool Crawl

Sporting Events

5 Mar 2018

Price from: Not Available

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***The Great Ocean Pool Crawl is an annual charity event, raising...

Pound Paws

Dog Day at the North Wollongong Hotel

Community Event

28 Oct 2017

Price from: Free

Pound Paws and North Wollongong Hotel bring you Wollongong's first ever Dog Day!Celebrate dog rescue with a whole heap of...

Embracing Illawarra

Embrace Life Festival – Illawarra

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Exhibition and Shows

27 May 2018

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*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***Embrace Life™ Festivals are Gratitude™ events.Gratitude™ the world's first Co-Operative movement...

EMSLA 2017 at Project Contemporary Artspace Wollongong

An Audience with John McDonald

Concert or Performance

11 Nov 2017

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EMSLA 2017 judge, and Sydney Morning Herald art critic, John McDonald will deliver one of his celebrated and witty overviews...

neverending80s

Never Ending 80s

Concert or Performance

8 Dec 2017

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Never Ending 80s Return To Party Like It's 1989! Friday the December 8 the band returns to Waves with big...

The Popular Mechanicals

The Popular Mechanicals

Concert or Performance

18 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017

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A perfect romp that delivers in the silliest ways imaginable.First directed by Geoffrey Rush in 1987, The Popular Mechanicals holds...

EMSLA 2017

EMSLA comes to Wollongong

Exhibition and Shows

11 Nov 2017 to 10 Dec 2017

Price from: Free

As Australia’s only national Still Life Painting Award, EMSLA is celebrating it’s eleventh consecutive year with a new AUD20,000 non-acquisitive...

Chasing the Moon

Illawarra Autumn Jazzfest

Festivals and Celebrations

4 May 2018 to 6 May 2018

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The 32nd Illawarra Autumn Jazzfest will be held from May 4 - 6, 2018 and they have begun planning it...

Christmas Big bash

Christmas Big Bash

Festivals and Celebrations

16 Dec 2017

Price from: Not Available

There’s no better way to celebrate the festive season and year of hard work than with the Christmas Big Bash...

Slam Down Under Masters event

Wheelchair Sports NSW Illawarra Disability Sports Family Day

Community Event

5 Nov 2017

Price from: Free

The 2017 Illawarra Disability Sports Family Day is an exhibition of the range of sports organised and supported by Wheelchair...

Suade Vocaltronics, Choral Jamboree

Choir-tly Loud Festival of Song

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

3 Nov 2017 to 5 Nov 2017

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Choir-tly Loud festival of song promises a fun-filled weekend of choral performances. Catch some of the 50 free performances. Wherever...

Beach Netball is taking place at North Wollongong Beach, 21-22 October 2017

Beach Netball – Wollongong

Community Event Sporting Events

21 Oct 2017 to 22 Oct 2017

Price from: Free

Beach Netball is a fun, social game played with friends with a focus on health and fitness.It’s played on a...

George Williams

Wigan Warriors v Hull FC

Sporting Events

10 Feb 2018

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Wigan Warriors and Hull FC will play the first ever Super League game for premiership points outside of Europe in...

Busby Marou

Busby Marou

Concert or Performance

17 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

There's a potent chemistry that drives Busby Marou, a bond struck between two mates years ago in the corner of...

Mt Kembla Bowlo

Mt Kembla Bowlo Australia Day Party

Festivals and Celebrations

26 Jan 2018

Price from: Free

Free family friendly celebration of Australia Day.Join the Australia Day party featuring: Ten Tinny Spud Bowling, Thong Toss Competition, Triple...

New Years Celebrations in Wollongong

New Years Celebrations in Wollongong

Festivals and Celebrations

31 Dec 2017

Price from: Free

Get ready for another fabulous New Years Eve in Wollongong!Events and festivities will take place at Belmore Basin, Wollongong Harbour...

Coldwater Creek Bar

Happy Hour at Coldwater Creek Restaurant and Bar

Food and Wine

7 Mar 2017 to 6 Mar 2018

Price from: Free

If there's one hour in the day you look forward to, it might as well be Happy Hour! Drop by...

Greater Union Cinema Wollongong

Wollongong Art Gallery Friends presents Whiteley in the Iconic Artist’s own words

Exhibition and Shows

1 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

Wollongong Art Gallery Friends brings you this special fundraising screening of Whiteley at Greater Union Cinemas Wollongong NSW!Whiteley is a...

Midnight Oil - The Great Circle Tour

Midnight Oil: Wollongong

Concert or Performance

13 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

The time has come … for Midnight Oil. From the northern beaches of Sydney to the streets of Manhattan, they...

Mariner Bayside Regatta - Australia Day

Mariner Bayside Australia Day Regatta

Sporting Events

26 Jan 2018 to 29 Jan 2018

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*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***Once again the Wollongong Yacht Club (WYC) will run it's annual...

Australia Day swim and run fun

Australia Day Aquathon and Walk

Community Event Sporting Events

26 Jan 2018

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Australia's favourite swim and run makes for a super fun Australia Day experience, like no other.It's all out fitness and...

MTV Beats and Eats

MTV Beats and Eats

Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

18 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

MTV Australia is bringing the best and freshest selection of music and food back to Stuart Park on Saturday November...

Mount Keira Scout Camp

Jamboree: A Creative Weekend Escape

Festivals and Celebrations

27 Oct 2017 to 29 Oct 2017

Price from: Not Available

Escape into the rainforest and unplug for a weekend of art, bush, music, feasting, campfire, dancing and workshops. Located just...

EMSLA 2017 Opening Night

EMSLA Opening Night

Concert or Performance

10 Nov 2017

Price from: Free

Expect fun, bubbles, selfies and heaps of air-kissing darling, along with some big surprises.Oh, and the EMSLA 2017 winner will...

Castagne Day

Castagne Day

Festivals and Celebrations

20 May 2018

Price from: Free

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***The Fraternity Club presents Castagne Day!Enjoy food stalls, market stalls, live...

Melbourne Cup fun

Melbourne Cup by the Beach

Food and Wine

7 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

Come and enjoy all the fun of Melbourne Cup with beach views beside you. With a glass of Champagne on...

Seacliff New Year's Eve Party

Seacliff New Year’s Eve Party

Festivals and Celebrations

31 Dec 2015 to 1 Jan 2018

Price from: Not Available

Hosted by Bianca Dye with a touch of Hollywood Glam.Seacliff Restaurant is the perfect venue to celebrate the ending to...

christmas

Christmas Day Luncheon at Towradgi Beach Hotel

Food and Wine

25 Dec 2017

Price from: Not Available

Christmas is the 'most wonderful time of the year', spent with family and loved ones. Towradgi Beach Hotel invites you...

Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival

Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival

Community Event Concert or Performance Exhibition and Shows Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

6 Apr 2018 to 8 Apr 2018

Price from: Free

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival is a celebration of the arts,...

2013 Ballet Troupe

BlueScope WIN Wollongong Eisteddfod

Concert or Performance

27 May 2018 to 8 Jul 2018

Price from: Not Available

The Eisteddfod was established in 1894 and provides opportunities for young people in the performing arts. It encourages emerging performers...

The Umbilical Brothers

The Umbilical Brothers Speedmouse: Wollongong

Concert or Performance

4 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

It's legendary and it's live. After smashing countless countries and slaying endless audiences, the Umbies' most beloved show is back.The...

Made From Scratch

Concert or Performance

18 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

This November Made From Scratch is bringing you a fresh new mix of emerging talent. It’s got all the right...

Diving for Pearls

Concert or Performance

1 Nov 2017 to 5 Nov 2017

Price from: Not Available

Award-winning writer, and one of the founders of Wollongong’s original professional theatre company, Theatre South, Katherine Thomson has written one...

The Mis-Made Changeling Australian Album Tour: Wollongong

Concert or Performance

21 Oct 2017

Price from: Not Available

The Mis-Made have only just shaken off the jetlag after returning from a successful five week tour of the UK...