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Sport. Music. Art. Food. Culture.

There are so many (yes, so many!) events happening along the Grand Pacific Drive every week. From festivals to sporting events, concerts, high teas, shows, race days and more. 

Use the Events Finder below to see what's happening while you're travelling the Drive and be sure to include an event in your itinerary. 

Events Finder


10 June 17Blue Water Drive

Huntfest 2017 will take place on the June long weekend in Narooma and run over the two days. Exhibits include hunting and equipment, four wheel drives, camping, clothing, bikes and quadbikes, bow hunting, field cooking equipment, meat processing and preserving equipment, field dressing, cooked and fresh vendors (including seafood) and other outdoor exhibits. There will also be demonstrations in skinning and processing meat from game animals. Huntfest started as a combination of educational event and photographic/media competition.

Batemans Bay Annual Yellowfin Competition

10 June 17Beach Road

The Batemans Bay Annual Yellowfin Competition is one of the first and one of the biggest events on the game fishing calendar with entrants from NSW and ACT. The tournament attracts men, women and children to the seaside town of Batemans Bay for the two days with the aim of serious fishing, tall tales of the one that got away and loads of enjoyment.

Batemans Bay Open

10 June 17Hanging Rock Place

The South East Region's most prestigious and valuable Tennis Event with AUD10000 in total prize money. There is free entry for spectators, with breakfast, a barbecue and all day canteen available.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen

15 June 17Corner Crown and Harbour Streets

Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen. The heartwarming Academy Award winning tale you love is now live and skating into your town. Be magically whisked away to wintry Arendelle by dazzling special effects and astonishing skating as you sing and dance along to inspiring songs including "Let It Go". Join royal sisters Anna and Elsa, the hilarious snowman Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they journey to discover that true love is the most magical power of all! Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, with special appearances by beloved Disney Princesses and characters from favourites like Disney Pixar's Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Disney's The Lion King, this unforgettable celebration of love and friendship will leave your family with memories to last a lifetime.

Eastern University Games

03 July 17University of Wollongong

The Eastern University Games (EUG) is the largest of the three regional games held annually in July by Australian University Sport (AUS). In order to qualify and earn their right to compete at the Australian University Games, university teams compete at one of three regional University Games events. In 2016, the EUG will be hosted by Wollongong and is expected to attract nearly 3,000 university and TAFE students from New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. The games promote and increase student participation in competitive sport activities, whilst building leadership skills and a healthy balance of sport and education, with all competitors currently enrolled as eligible university or TAFE students aged 18 to 26 years.

Batemans Bay Antiques and Collectibles Fair

29 July 1748 Beach Road

Set in beautiful Batemans Bay in the unspoilt New South Wales south coast, the Batemans Bay Antiques and Collectible Fair is a must. Be seduced by the variety of antiques and collectibles from a large number of Australia's dealers. Enjoy delicious meals and refreshments while you buy, sell or trade.

Bay Stages Rally

12 August 17Vesper Street

The Rally of the Bay rightfully has a reputation for the best drivers' roads in New South Wales rallying. As part of the NSW Rally Championship it is sure to attract a bumper field of the state's best car drivers. Please visit our website for more information regaling this event.

Fox Rollercoaster Superflow Series Round Five hydrated by Camelbak

12 August 17

For the first time, the Fox Rollercoaster #Superflow Series 2017 hydrated by Camelbak will come to the hottest new gravity mountain biking venues in NSW: Green Valleys MTB Park. Why #Superflow? The race tracks are picked so that they give the riders that "super flowy" feeling! Each track will demand different skill sets of the riders - from tricky sections around rocks and tight corners to flowy berms and quick stints that needed pedal power and endurance. This is a mountain bike event that is a competitive race but still very social - you will ride in neutral to the starts of the three race tracks and the combined race times will count. In-official practice will be offered on the Friday, race day is Sunday with all trails open for exploring and practice in the morning. Racing will start around midday - there is now a specific start list, you pick your race time! It allows riders to race with their friends and families, even if they are in different categories! Spectator entry is free and racers can register online! Junior discounts offered. Come and get your #superflow on with the Fox Rollercoaster, hydrated by Camelbak!

AMCA Australia: Antique Motorcycle Weekend

27 August 17Grevillea Park Road

International exclusive event to all makes and models of Motorcycles, parts and memorabilia, 35 years old and older, only. Event includes : Swap Meet, Motorcycle Auction, Tech Seminars, AMCA Judging, Bike Show, Rally and Rides.

BRAVO Challenge

03 September 17Various locations in the Wollongong and Illawarra Region

The Bravo Challenge is a new adventure sport event that extends the obstacle course concept to include other military-based skills. The Bravo Challenge will be a two day event with proposed locations for each of the two days.

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