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  1. Making Better Humans

    Thursday 17 August 2017, Wollongong

    Bionic bras, handheld 3D printers for repairing damaged cartilage, shape-shifting medical implants and anti-cancer drugs delivered using nanoparticles. This is not the stuff of fantasy. This is the now...

    17 Aug
  2. Wollongong Anywhere Theatre Festival

    Thursday 17 August to Sunday 27 August 2017, Wollongong

    Anywhere Theatre Festival, the festival of performance anywhere but a theatre is happening for the first time in Wollongong in August 2017 thanks to major partners Wollongong City Council, Destination Wollongong and...

    17 Aug -27Aug
  3. Pete Murray - Camacho Tour

    Friday 18 August 2017, Wollongong

    Pete Murray returns with New Album 'Camacho' and 32-Date National Tour.This is an 18 years and over event.Byron Bay singer-songwriter and one of Australia’s most loved musicians, Pete Murray has...

    18 Aug
  4. Wakakirri

    Friday 18 August 2017, Wollongong

    Does your school have a story to tell? A great story can change the way people think about the world around them. Wakakirri is a performing arts festival where schools aim to do just that.Each year hundreds...

    18 Aug
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Art Classes with Violetta Strabic

    Saturday 19 August 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...

    19 Aug -24Feb
  9. Access featuring LDRU

    Saturday 19 August 2017, Wollongong

    The Access Crew is back for Round Two already this year! Only a few weeks ago Access brought them Slumberjack - a Sold Out gig! This time Access is bringing LDRU to Waves, Wollongong. If their last event was...

    19 Aug
  10. Wollongong Museum Trail

    Sunday 20 August 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...

    20 Aug -28Jan
  11. Harbourside Artists present Art In The Park

    Sunday 20 August to Tuesday 26 December 2017, Wollongong

    Art In The Park is an outdoor exhibition of paintings in oils, watercolours, acrylics, and pastels by members of Wollongong Traditional Arts Society. Held at one of Wollongong's most picturesque places, the...

    20 Aug -26Dec
  12. The Illawarra Festival of Flame

    Sunday 20 August 2017, Wollongong

    The Festival is a full-day program engaging various organisations and members of the community with one common theme, fire. Activities will include theatrical performances presentations about indigenous culture and...

    20 Aug
  13. The Wharf Revue: Wollongong

    Wednesday 23 August to Sunday 27 August 2017, Wollongong

    Australians all rejoice for the return of The Wharf Revue!The unstoppable comedic minds of Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott have been keeping the nation’s political and cultural leaders on...

    23 Aug -27Aug
  14. The Kiama Kabaret

    Thursday 24 August to Saturday 26 August 2017, Wollongong

    The famed Kiama cabaret comes to the Gong with hilarious hosts Kiki and Pascal driving an evening of highly interactive, hysterically funny, faced paced comedy circus.Variety is the spice of life and this cabaret...

    24 Aug -26Aug
  15. Kiki Bittovabitsch's Euro Trash

    Thursday 24 August to Saturday 26 August 2017, Wollongong

    A smack you in the face comedy that somehow leaves you loved up! Kiki is the lovechild of Dame Edna and Borat. Heralded on the European Festival Scene as "Hysterically funny", "Euro Trash" is a genuinely touching and...

    24 Aug -26Aug
  16. Wollongong Hellenic Club Thursday Trivia

    Thursday 13 July to Thursday 28 September 2017, Wollongong

    Free interactive Trivia quiz with audio, video and picture questions brought to you by Davertainment and Wollongong Hellenic Club. Lots of prizes and fun. Great food available from the restaurant, they recommend the...

    13 Jul -28Sep
  17. Boyd Meets Girl

    Friday 25 August 2017, Wollongong

    An Evening of Classical Guitar and Cello. Boyd Meets Girl pairs American cellist Laura Metcalf with Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd, in an ensemble that performs an exciting and eclectic blend of...

    25 Aug
  18. Southern Stars: Postcards

    Friday 25 August to Saturday 26 August 2017, Wollongong

    The NSW Department of Education is proud to present Southern Stars 2017 "Postcards".Now in its 17th year, Southern Stars is one of the Department of Education's premier creative events, showcasing the...

    25 Aug -26Aug
  19. Australian Cross Country Championships

    Saturday 26 August 2017, Wollongong

    The 2017 Australian Cross Country Championships will descend on the City of Wollongong on the last Saturday in August. Athletes aged under 14, under 16, under 18, under 20 and open will have the chance to take home...

    26 Aug
  20. 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
  21. Hello, Goodbye and Happy Birthday

    Wednesday 30 August to Saturday 2 September 2017, Wollongong

    A Roslyn Oades production toured by Performing Lines. Hello, Goodbye and Happy Birthday celebrates two epic birthdays – eighteen and eighty - major transition points in adult life. One represents untold...

    30 Aug -02Sep

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Events in Wollongong

Wollongong hosts an exciting range of sporting contests, musical performances, markets and other events throughout the year.

Wollongong’s coastline provides an idyllic setting for a wide range of sporting competitions including charity runs, triathlons and cycling events. The town also hosts many national and international tournaments including A-League football matches.

Wollongong’s food scene is celebrated at the weekly Foragers Farmers Markets and fortnightly Foragers Makers Market at the Bulli Showground. Explore the diverse stalls showcasing fresh local produce and artisan creations.

Wollongong also hosts several arts and culture events. The seaside town is home to a number of talented artists whose works can be seen exhibited at the Wollongong Art Gallery, one of the largest regional art museums in Australia.

Stop by the local visitor information centre while you’re in Wollongong for the latest information on upcoming events and spectacles.