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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


Body and Environment

21 June 1883 Bega Street

The fLiNG Company presents Body and Environment. Body and Environment is a physical journey through psychological spaces. This meditative and unique new work frames the performers of the fLiNG Company within an evolving set installation and invites the audience on a journey to explore how they experience the spaces they move through.


Baldnhurr - A Lasting Impression

22 June 18Zingel Place

In a remote corner of Arnhem Land sits Yirrkala Print Space, where, for over twenty years, the ancient craft of printmaking has not only survived, but prospered. A celebratory exhibition of this print space, Balnhdhurr – A Lasting Impression is presented by Artback NT in association with Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre.


Feast of the Beast

23 June 18Meryla State Forest

Celebrating the horned hunter as he is reborn during Winter Solstice, this feast centres on whole roast beef and pig cooked with fire. Get ready for a winter culinary adventure with local wines, storytelling, wassailing, fire-side music and revelry as they bring to life their own local Highland Burn.

 Expect a forest feast with Celtic, Nordic and Highland history, woven in. Rug up for dinner cooked by fire to warm your heart, music and tales told by creatives and artists as the days shorten and nights grow cold and misty.

 Feast of the Beast is part of the Highland Harvest Feast Series.


Ang and The Doctor

23 June 18122 Wentworth Street

Get yourselves ready for some good music with the amazing Ang and The Doctor. They will be playing live and free so come down, relax and enjoy.


Angels at Work: Hats, Heels and Sparkling High Tea

24 June 1860-62 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.


Beyond the Barricade

27 June 18Corner Crown and Kembla Street

For the first time in Australia, enjoy the best-loved songs from the world’s greatest West End and Broadway musicals in a glittering concert. Starring past principal performers from Les Misérables in the West End and on tour, the blockbusting two-hour show features hit songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Wicked, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Chicago, Crazy For You, Mamma Mia and many others, climaxing with a spectacular finale from, of course, Les Misérables. The critically-acclaimed Beyond the Barricade has been delighting audiences throughout the UK and Europe for 16 years, from the Royal Albert Hall to the Cunard liners, and now heads to Australia for the first time. The former cast members of London’s longest-running musical, Les Misérables include Andy Reiss, who has played numerous male roles including Jean Valjean; David Fawcett, who played Valjean; Katie Leeming who played the role of Eponine; and Poppy Tierney who played Cosette. They are joined by an ensemble of talented musicians to create an authentic live experience, capturing all the passions and orchestrations of the original shows. Suitable for all ages.


Beyond the Barricade - Wollongong

27 June 18Crown Street and Kembla Street

Enjoy the best-loved songs from the world’s greatest West End and Broadway musicals in a glittering Concert. Starring past principal performers from Les Misérables in the West End and on tour, the blockbusting two-hour show features hit songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Wicked, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Chicago, Crazy For You, Mamma Mia, and many others, climaxing with a spectacular finale from, of course, Les Misérables. The critically-acclaimed Beyond the Barricade has been delighting audiences throughout the UK and Europe for 16 years, from the Royal Albert Hall to the Cunard liners, and now heads to Australia for the first time. The former cast members of London’s longest-running musical, Les Misérables include Andy Reiss, who has played numerous male roles including Jean Valjean; David Fawcett, who played Valjean; Katie Leeming who played the role of Eponine; and Poppy Tierney who played Cosette. They are joined by an ensemble of talented musicians to create an authentic live experience, capturing all the passions and orchestrations of the original shows.


DanceSport Australia National Championship Event

30 June 18Corner Crown and Harbour Streets

The DanceSport Australia National Championship Event (D.A.N.C.E.) is a central fixture in the Australian DanceSport calendar. An annual event, it allows participants of all levels and all ages to compete in Ballroom, Latin American and New Vogue dance styles. Following on from the success of last year's event, the Championship returns to Wollongong. Competitors, officials and spectators will descend on the city to be part of this prestigious event. Experience the glitz, the glamour, the grace and the athleticism of the DanceSport world, as Australia's best dancers battle it out for the national title.


Baby Animals and Supports

30 June 18170 Pioneer Road

Hot on the heels of scorching new single 'Tonight', their first new music in five years, comes news that Baby Animals will visit Waves for one show only, Saturday June 30, presented by Wave FM. Baby Animals' natural habitat is playing live, and 'Tonight' is well on its way to becoming a fan favourite to rank alongside their classics such as 'Early Warning', 'Rush You, 'Painless' and 'One Word' - all sure to feature in the band's setlist on June 30!


100% Kylie

06 July 18Corner Crown and Kembla Streets

100% Kylie extraordinarily recreates the look and sound of the Princess of Pop, starring world renowned impersonator Lucy Holmes in a full concert production featuring a live band and a world class dance troupe. Incorporating jaw dropping replica costumes, and outstanding renditions of Kylie Minogue’s biggest hit in an exciting grand stage spectacular, this has to be seen to be believed! Over the past 16 years, performing over 850 concerts in 17 countries such as Spain, China, Dubai, Singapore, Thailand, Macau, Vietnam, New Zealand, Indonesia, Fiji and more, 100% Kylie has become one of the most exciting and frequently booked entertainment acts. Each performance is a spectacular mix of vocal brilliance and showmanship, musical excellence, amazing costumes, incredible dancers, multimedia projections, crowd interaction and fabulous humor. The show is always a fantastic night’s entertainment for all ages, singing along to international smash hits such as The Locomotion, Better The Devil You Know, Spinning Around, On A Night Like This and Can’t Get You Out Of My Head.


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