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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

Desperado, the Eagles Show

22 June 19249 Princes Highway

Desperado are arguably the best Eagles tribute in Australia and winning multiple Awards is testimony to this! In 2012 and 2013 they won the MO Award and again in 2015 and 2017 they took out the ACE Award for The Best Tribute Show and The Best Production Show. The Eagles are amongst the most popular bands worldwide, and their melodic country-rock sound has spawned numerous hits that are constantly played on major radio stations all over the world. Desperado, The Eagles Show was created to fill that void left by this prolific band.

Billy Ocean

22 June 19Corner Crown and Harbour Streets

Presented by Lennard Promotions and Mellen Events. Following his sold out 2018 UK tour, Billy Ocean has announced he is coming to Australia in June, as part of his world tour, where he will perform his greatest hits and favourite tracks. He will be joined on stage by his super band to put on a show that will get everyone out of their seats. Billy Ocean is one of Britain’s greatest ever soul stars with 30 million record sales to his name. Having achieved extraordinary success as both an artist and a songwriter, he has collected multiple Gold and Platinum records in many countries. Smash hits such as Caribbean Queen, When the Going Gets Tough, Get Outta My Dreams, Suddenly, Love Really Hurts Without You, Loverboy and There’ll Be Sad Songs have topped the singles charts the world over.

City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod l Stars of the Eisteddfod

22 June 1942 Bridge Road

City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod Stars of the Eisteddfod Presented by City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod Inc. The City of Shoalhaven Eisteddfod was established to give young performers the opportunity to compete on stage and be evaluated by a professional adjudicator who is a specialist in their particular area. Areas of performance include vocal, instrumental, dance, speech and drama. Come and encourage the young people of their region through their endeavours in the Performing Arts.

Angels at Work: Hats, Heels and Sparkling High Tea

24 June 1960-62 Harbour Street

The ANZ Angels at Work Hats Heels and Sparkling High Tea is being held at the Sage Hotel in support of the Leukaemia Foundation. For the third year running this much-loved event will raise funds to help fund local community services provided by the Leukaemia Foundation. The attendees will enjoy 2.5 hours of sparkling wine, a chef’s selection of high tea delicacies and unlimited loose leaf teas and espresso, all while overlooking the spectacular Wollongong ForeShore and shining in Hats and Heels. The High Tea has become signature event of the Angels at Work event across the Illawarra region, and is all thanks to the initiative and efforts of local Vi Blazevska, a long term supporter of the Leukaemia Foundation and blood cancer survivor, her colleague Ioanna Alexopoulos and their hardworking angels. This year’s Sparkling High Tea will take place from 1pm to 3.30pm at the Sage Hotel, Wollongong, there is still time to book a table but places are limited! Tickets can be bought via Eventbrite.

Boys in the Band: Jukebox Revolution Tour

28 June 1942 Bridge Road

Following on from their 2018 sell-out concerts, internationally acclaimed Boys in the Band is proud to present their brand new show Jukebox Revolution, every record tells a story! celebrating the most iconic artists of the 20th century. Starring Australia’s finest leading men and backed by their sensational band The Players, this dazzling performance features over 50 years of mega hits in an all singing, all dancing, high octane concert. Boys in the Band have performed among star-studded company such as Pharrell Williams, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5 and Pseudo Echo, entertaining audiences across the globe. Highlight concert performances including Singapore F1 Grand Prix, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Mandela Theatre Johannesburg, The Star Gold Coast, Arts Centre Melbourne and festivals such as Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, Sydney Taronga Zoo and Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series. Get ready to join the revolution!

Chaika – Arrow Launch Tour

28 June 19Crown Street and Kembla Street

Spellbinding beauty and exhilarating energy. Chaika create worldly rhythmic textures inspired by Balkan vibrancy, Turkish markets, Celtic stories, and Australia’s own stunning landscapes. Their genre-blending sounds have been branded by fans as Nomadic Folk/Jazz. Employing ethereal harmonies (in several languages), a myriad of instruments and a dynamic ability for discovery, Chaika re-imagine and create their own exuberant music traversing incredible landscapes with jazz-like dexterity. Chaika is comprised of musicians who have written for and performed with a truly diverse roster, including Monsieur Camembert, Nicky Bomba, The Brandenburg Orchestra, Baby et Lulu, Marais Ensemble, The London Bulgarian Choir and many more on major national and international stages. Wherever appreciative ears assemble – from roots and folk festivals to the world-class environs of Sydney’s City Recital Hall – Chaika surprise, thrill and move unsuspecting listeners. Chaika traverse another age, journeying an unidentifiable era and landscape.

Crystal and Gem Show Primbee

29 June 19Golf Place

An annual show featuring crystals big and small, in all shapes and sizes, raw and polished! This is a family friendly event for enthusiasts and all members of the community. Share your love of crystals and gemstones by visiting the show.

Balance Through Shiva and Shakti

30 June 1991 Princes Highway

Shiva and Shakti represent, among other things, the divine forces of masculinity and femininity that exist within us all. Shakti energy can be seen in everything that lives as the manifest, while Shiva energy is formless. These two divinely sacred energies are equal and opposite forces. We can’t have one without the other. Join Mel Rosina for a exploration of these two deities and the lessons that they teach us, through a playful and thought provoking Lotus Flow Sequence. The workshop will include meditation, pranayama, chanting and story telling about the nature of Shiva and Shakti.

Beachside Ice Skating

01 July 192-14 Cliff Road

Winter is coming to the beach with an open-air genuine ice skating experience on their rooftop terrace this July. Sessions start from 12 midday, with the last session at 7pm on Sunday to Thursday. Friday and Saturday evenings will hold two additional sessions from 8pm that are strictly over 18 only sessions. There will be a variety of food and beverage available to purchase on site. All tickets are subject to a booking fee, please ensure you arrive 15 minutes prior to your booked session to have skates fitted. Prepayment is required to secure, 100 per cent cancellation, places are limited, not available with any other offer.

Alien Screening at Science Space

05 July 1960 Squires Way

Calling all Alien fans! If you love science fiction, SciFri Cinema is the perfect night out for you. This year, Science Space is bringing you a gold class cinema viewing experience of some of the best science fiction films of all time under the stars of the most digitally advanced Planetarium in NSW. Come along to their next showing: Alien (the original) on Friday 5 July 2019. Tickets have pre-selected allocated seating.

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