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  1. What a Life! Rock Photography by Tony Mott

    Saturday 26 August to Sunday 31 December 2017, Wollongong

    A major retrospective on Australia's premier rock photographer Tony Mott. The exhibition collectively tells the story of rock n' roll life in Australia over the last 30 years, including the enormous changes to the...

    26 Aug -31Dec
  2. Wollongong Fringe Festival

    Friday 22 September to Sunday 1 October 2017, Wollongong

    Wollongong Fringe Festival returns in 2017 with a program jam packed full of weird, whacky and underrated events. Hem the frock and come skirt the edges of nightlife culture in the gong! For the full...

    22 Sep -01Oct
  3. Flowerpot Adventures

    Monday 25 September to Friday 29 September 2017, Wollongong

    Visit the Garden for heaps of flowerpot fun these school holidays. You’ll get to make your own flowerpots, pot up plants to take home and join the Talking Tree on a roaring adventure.Daily Holidays of...

    25 Sep -29Sep
  4. Heurtistic

    Saturday 22 July to Sunday 8 October 2017, Wollongong

    An exploration into the world of the self-taught street artist with visual experiences ranging across a variety of mediums including paintings, prints, digital media and virtual reality. Featuring works by local,...

    22 Jul -08Oct
  5. Art Classes with Violetta Strabic

    Tuesday 26 September 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...

    26 Sep -24Feb
  6. Route Dash Niner: Part Two

    Thursday 28 September to Saturday 30 September 2017, Wollongong

    Re:group performance collective return to Wollongong for the cinematic conclusion to their sci-fi epic, Route Dash Niner.In October 2016, four friends discovered a strange signal coming from the deepest...

    28 Sep -30Sep
  7. The Amazing Race Wollongong

    Friday 29 September 2017, Wollongong

    The Amazing Race Wollongong is back this year for an action-packed day, uniting local businesses with the community. Just like in the Amazing Race seen on TV, teams will be challenged with clues, problems...

    29 Sep
  8. Seven at the Old Courthouse

    Saturday 30 September to Monday 2 October 2017, Wollongong

    Seven will be holding their ninth annual exhibition at the Old Court House at Belmore Basin, Wollongong on the October long weekend. Opening hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm. This three day exhibition will provide...

    30 Sep -02Oct
  9. Yours and Owls Festival

    Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October 2017, Wollongong

    Yours and Owls Festival is Wollongong's biggest celebration of music, art and culture. Featuring the best new Australian and International bands, interactive at exhibitions, artisan markets, celebrity talks and fringe...

    30 Sep -01Oct
  10. Wollongong Museum Trail

    Sunday 1 October 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...

    01 Oct -28Jan
  11. 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
  12. Legend Voices of Rock

    Monday 2 October 2017, Wollongong

    Legend Voices of Rock is proud to present the incredible voices of four of the most influential and acclaimed International rock bands of the 70s and 80s with dozens of Top 40 hits and over 130 million record sales...

    02 Oct
  13. Mini Master Chef at Towradgi Beach Hotel

    Tuesday 3 October to Friday 6 October 2017, Wollongong

    Their favourite school holiday activity is back! Book the kids in to the very popular Mini Master Chef classes during these school holidays! The kids get to make, bake and eat their creations, which includes...

    03 Oct -06Oct
  14. Illawarra Festival of Wood

    Friday 6 October to Saturday 7 October 2017, Bulli

    The festival will be showcasing local and regional wood artisans as well as celebrating a variety of wood related crafts and forest industries. The wood related industries would be spoon carving, knife makers,...

    06 Oct -07Oct
  15. Wollongong Twilight Markets

    Friday 6 October to Friday 1 December 2017, Wollongong

    The Twilight Markets are back for the 2017-18 season.Come and enjoy the fabulous food and great family environment at Flagstaff Hill, overlooking Wollongong Harbour.The Leukemia Foundation will ...

    06 Oct -01Dec
  16. The Listies - Ickypedia Live

    Friday 6 October to Saturday 7 October 2017, Wollongong

    Australia’s favourite kid’s comedians are bringing their best-smelling book to the stage during the October School Holidays. They’re back! Australia’s favourite kid’s comedians, The Listies, are bringing...

    06 Oct -07Oct
  17. Wollongong Light the Night

    Friday 6 October 2017, Wollongong

    Now in its tenth year, the Leukaemia Foundation’s Light the Night is a unique event bringing Australia’s blood cancer community together all over the country. Those attending raise money to help give local...

    06 Oct
  18. Greg Poppleton 1920s Corrimal Show

    Saturday 7 October 2017,

    The Illawarra Jazz Club presents Australia's only authentic 1920s - 1930s singer, Greg Poppleton, with his banjo and guitar/alto and soprano sax/bass sax/snare and washboard jazz band.Deftly avoiding jazz...

    07 Oct
  19. Scarborough Art Show

    Saturday 7 October to Sunday 8 October 2017, Thirroul

    High on a cliff overlooking a spectacular coastline, the Scarborough Art Show has become a cultural beacon of the Illawarra, attracting visitors and exhibitors from the region and across the state. The...

    07 Oct -08Oct

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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.