Wollongong & Surrounds Events

Refine Search

Filter events results by

Filter by date
  • Today
  • Next 7 days
  • J
  • J
  • J
  1. Womens Bowls NSW State Carnival

    Monday 22 May to Friday 26 May 2017, Wollongong

    Women’s Bowls NSW are pleased to announce the State Carnival will be staged in the Illawarra/Wollongong region in 2017 and 2018. The host club will be Warilla, and the accompanying six venue clubs are: Albion Park,...

    22 May -26May
  2. Heart of the Matter: Eagles Tribute

    Friday 26 May 2017, Wollongong

    The Heart of the Matter is all about recreating those beautiful, “sun kissed” vocal harmonies and unforgettable musical moments that were responsible for the Eagles becoming the musical giants they are.Lead...

    26 May
  3. John Bokor The Source

    Saturday 13 May to Sunday 23 July 2017, Wollongong

    Artist John Bokor’s work transforms the mundane - the objects, interiors and landscapes of life - into vibrant,evocative, boldly coloured, multi-layered paintings that reveal that life may not be quite so...

    13 May -23Jul
  4. Bill O'Donovan Go Go: Self and the City

    Saturday 13 May to Sunday 23 July 2017, Wollongong

    Paintings and prints exploring the recurring motifs of the city, its vibrancy and daunting scale and the commodification of self. The work is supported by a selection of incidental work featuring sketches, prints,...

    13 May -23Jul
  5. Indigenous Works from the Collection

    Saturday 18 March to Sunday 20 August 2017, Wollongong

    Works exploring identity and family connections by Christian Thompson, Garry Jones, Danie Mellor, Gloria Petyarre, Ada Bird Petyarre, Caroline Oakley, Michael Riley and Bede Tungatalum.Gallery hours: Tuesday...

    18 Mar -20Aug
  6. Copier Jam!

    Saturday 1 April to Sunday 25 June 2017, Wollongong

    Copier Jam! is an exhibition showcasing current zine and independent comic creators, collectives and distributors from across Australia. The exhibition includes the publications alongside original art, layout pages,...

    01 Apr -25Jun
  7. Chicago

    Friday 19 May to Saturday 27 May 2017,

    From the team who brought you The Producers and Beauty and the Beast, So Popera Productions is delighted to bring you Chicago! Broadway's longest running American musical, Chicago is a dazzling and satirical...

    19 May -27May
  8. Reebok CrossFit Games Pacific Regionals

    Friday 26 May to Sunday 28 May 2017, Wollongong

    Once again the CrossFit Games Pacific Regional is returning to Wollongong in 2017!From Friday May 26 to Sunday May 28, the best 40 CrossFit athletes in the Pacific Region will compete at the WIN...

    26 May -28May
  9. Port Kembla Billy Cart Derby

    Saturday 27 May 2017, Wollongong

    The Port Kembla Billy Cart Derby is one of the Illawarra's most popular events. The centrepiece of the festival is the Derby, with LA PD, Batman, and a whacky bride and groom - just some of the crazy...

    27 May
  10. The Fall Ball

    Saturday 27 May 2017, Wollongong

    Mt Kembla and City Coast Motorcycles along with Illawarra Convoy Lead Bike Team proudly presents The Fall Ball.Come along for their premier charity fundraiser to be held in the Pearl Room, at the City Beach...

    27 May
  11. New Acquisitions Collection

    Saturday 18 March to Sunday 20 August 2017, Wollongong

    Contemporary works which have been recently acquired by the Gallery. Featuring ceramics by Stephen Benwell, Glenn Barkley and Kirsten Coelho, film by Daniel Mudie Cunningham and Nassiem Valamanesh, photographs by...

    18 Mar -20Aug
  12. Art Classes with Violetta Strabic

    Saturday 27 May to Saturday 24 February 2018, Wollongong

    Bring out your artistic flare by painting, drawing and ceramics with Violetta Strabic.Situated in Wollongong, Violetta is passionate about bringing the world of day dreaming and beauty into everyday coastal...

    27 May -24Feb
  13. Frugal Forest

    Saturday 11 February to Sunday 28 May 2017, Wollongong

    Wander along a meandering path through a twilit rainforest world, or take a seat on a rock to listen to the evening chorus. But look closely, and you’ll find that everything - down to the last leaf, and the last...

    11 Feb -28May
  14. Sarah Goffman Exhibition

    Saturday 11 February to Sunday 18 June 2017, Wollongong

    A site-specific installation simulating many of the Asian ceramic pieces and objects donated to the Wollongong Art Gallery collection in 2003 by William S. Tatlow and Gora Singh Mann. The replicas combine many...

    11 Feb -18Jun
  15. BlueScope WIN Wollongong Eisteddfod

    Saturday 27 May to Sunday 9 July 2017, Wollongong

    The Eisteddfod was established in 1894 and provides opportunities for young people in the performing arts. It encourages emerging performers in music, speech, drama, instrumentals, vocals and dancing and also provides...

    27 May -09Jul
  16. Botanic Garden Open Day

    Sunday 28 May 2017, Wollongong

    The Garden will be buzzing with activities from 1pm to celebrate the Australia and New Zealand Botanic Garden Open Day, and you’re all invited!There will be an opportunity to take part in a range of free...

    28 May
  17. Foragers Market

    Sunday 14 May to Sunday 31 December 2017, Bulli

    The Foragers Market runs a weekly farmers market and their artisan market on the second Sunday of the month.Their aim is to provide everything in season to Wollongong every Sunday, from the land to...

    14 May -31Dec
  18. Wollongong Museum Trail

    Sunday 28 May to Sunday 28 January 2018, Wollongong

    Discover more about Illawarra’s rich history on the Wollongong Museum Trail. The Illawarra is home to a diverse range of museums that highlight all aspects of the region’s history, including the Black...

    28 May -28Jan
  19. Mid Week Meat Feast at the Meatery

    Wednesday 31 May to Wednesday 6 December 2017, Wollongong

    The Meatery is perfectly poised overlooking City Beach. Enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Wollongong Lighthouse from the terrace - an idyllic spot to soak up the afternoon sun with a cold beer or...

    31 May -06Dec
  20. Golfies Kids Disco

    Friday 3 March to Friday 1 December 2017, Wollongong

    Wollongong Golf Club has a new Kids Disco on the first Friday of every month. This supervised kids disco allows the kids to have a fun night at a disco and the parents to enjoy a night out. It’s perfect for Birthday...

    03 Mar -01Dec
  21. Culinary Classes

    Saturday 3 June to Saturday 9 December 2017, Wollongong

    Join the Executive Chef from Sage Hotel Wollongong as he teaches tips, tricks and techniques in their culinary classes.Saturday June 3: Wine Appreciation and Australian Cheeses for the Novice (Demonstration...

    03 Jun -09Dec
  22. Smokey Sundays

    Sunday 4 June to Sunday 27 August 2017,

    Kicking off in winter, their newest pop-up features a range of house-smoked meats to keep you warm, matched with beers by Five Barrels Brewery. Every Sunday from 12pm!

    04 Jun -27Aug
  23. Brian Hartigan Circle in the Round

    Saturday 10 June to Sunday 20 August 2017, Wollongong

    As with jazz, improvisation is at the heart of the work of Illawarra painter Brian Hartigan. It embraces all the risk and surprise that painting in that way entails. This survey takes its title from one of his...

    10 Jun -20Aug
  24. Art on the Grass

    Saturday 10 June to Saturday 10 March 2018, Wollongong

    Red Point Artists members showcase their handmade art and crafts in their studios and in the lovely grassed courtyard every second Saturday of the month at Art on the Grass.Meet the working artists...

    10 Jun -10Mar

Displaying 1 - 30 of 87

Situated on the South Coast, Wollongong is the third largest city in NSW and home to a host of great attractions, from beaches to adventure activities to great cafes and Wollongong events.

There’s the Wollongong Showground, WIN Stadium, which sees major sporting matches from all codes of footy to cricket, and great music venues and bars, so there’s a full calendar of events to check out in the ‘gong.

Whether you want to check out a local food festival, market or street fair, see performances from some of the top local and international music acts or see some of the best sporting and surfing events in the state, Wollongong has it all. There is also a multitude of kid-friendly events to experience, with school holiday programs, music, exhibitions and interactive exhibits year-round.