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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


Big Bash Christmas Party Wollongong

15 December 181 Marine Drive

There’s no better way to celebrate the festive season and year of hard work than with their Christmas Big Bash package. It’s the perfect event for corporates or any sized small groups to come together for one huge night of festive fun. This event is an annual sell-out. Saturday December 15 from 7pm – Midnight. Festive cocktails on arrival, Four course plated dinner, Five hour beverage package, Live entertainment – John Field Band, Photo opportunities with Santa, Christmas decorations and theming, Games and prizes, MC – Dave Gorr.


Broads: I Fed the Horse Single Launch Thirroul

15 December 183 Raymond Road

Known for their crooning vocals and folky-pop melodies, Broads have unleashed another side to themselves with new ballad I Fed The Horse. The second single off their forthcoming sophomore album (due for release early 2019) builds to a powerful climax, with fierce vocals punctuated by haunting guitars. Following on from their highly lauded debut album Vacancy and the recently released Mirror, I Fed The Horse continues to challenge social constructs and delve into the wells of the mind to observe and embrace the full spectrum of human emotion. Catch Broads on their I Fed The Horse single tour at Frank's Wild Years, Thirroul. Donation upon entry.


Christmas Folk

15 December 18Four Winds Road

A warm and eclectic Christmas folk experience in the enchanting Windsong Pavilion, bringing together Scandinavian, Celtic, English, Georgian, French and Australian traditions. Featuring: Kate Burke (vocals/fiddle) James Crabb (classical accordion) Luke Plumb (bouzouki/mandolin) Oscar Neyland (double bassist) with The Friday Choir


Christmas Centrepiece Design Workshop

15 December 18310 Bong Bong Street

What you’ll learn at their Christmas Centrepiece Workshop: Join them for some festive fun and create your very own Christmas table arrangement. No experience required and they’ll supply everything you need. Space is limited to eight participants per workshop so book in early! They’ll supply everything you need to make a beautiful Christmas-themed table arrangement – including an array of fresh, festive flowers. With their expert guidance you’ll take home a Christmas masterpiece! Bubbles and snacks are included.


Carols on the Lawn

16 December 18Corner of Church and Market Streets

Carols on the Lawn is a laid-back, outdoor Christmas Carols service at St Michael's Anglican Cathedral on Sunday 16 December, at 5pm. Enjoy a barbecue dinner (for a gold coin donation), coffee van, family photo booth and organised kids games. Carols will begin on the grassy hill between Marketview and St Michael's at 6pm; the service includes a Bible talk and puppets! P.S. Why not wear your favourite Christmas outfit for the photo booth?


Christmas Wreath Design Workshop

16 December 18310 Bong Bong Street

What you’ll learn at the Christmas Wreath Workshop: Join them for some festive fun and create your very own Christmas wreath. No experience required and they’ll supply everything you need. Space is limited to eight participants per workshop so book in early! They’ll supply everything you need to make a beautiful Christmas wreath – including an array of fresh and dried flowers and their expert guidance. Just bring your festive spirit and you’ll leave with a lovely wreath. Bubbles and snacks are included.


Callala Carols

22 December 1844 Emmett Street

Callala Bay will come alive with the spirit of Christmas. At 4pm they will start the festivities with Market Stalls, Free Jumping Castles, Face Painting and Games all while their lovely performers get the festive spirit happening on stage. Come on down and get a photo with Santa and get into the Christmas Spirit. At 6pm the main event starts where they have their MC Sam Blacker introduce the Carols Celebration. The evening will conclude at 8.30pm.


Christmas Centrepiece Floral Design Workshop:

22 December 18310-312 Bong Bong Street

What you’ll learn at their Christmas Centrepiece Workshop: Join them for some festive fun and create your very own Christmas table arrangement. No experience required and they’ll supply everything you need. Space is limited to eight participants per workshop so book in early! They’ll supply everything you need to make a beautiful Christmas-themed table arrangement – including an array of fresh, festive flowers. With their expert guidance you’ll take home a Christmas masterpiece! Bubbles and snacks are included.


Circus Rio | Nowra

23 December 18Corner East Street and Junction Street

Be amazed as the incredible performers of Circus Rio take the whole family on a journey around the world, beginning at the famous Carnival of Rio de Janeiro! You’ll be left speechless by FMX Motorbikes as they dazzle the crowd with their outlandish tricks – daring to go where no circus has dared to go before. Feel inspired to reach greater heights as the tightrope walkers skip and run across the thin suspended wire. The all-new flying trapeze team will have the kids on the edge of their seats, whilst circus classics like juggling, acrobatics and rolla bolla will take adults back to their childhood days. Circus Rio is a fun and inspiring experience under the Big Top for all the family. End the summer holidays with a bang!


Carols in the Cathedral

24 December 18Corner of Church and Market Streets

Join them for their classic Christmas carols service at St Michael's Anglican Cathedral. The services are led by their Christmas choir; enjoy the simplicity of favourite carols interspersed with traditional Christmas Bible readings. Select from two time slots: starting 5pm or starting 7pm. Please ensure you arrive early to get a seat!


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