Christmas parties – they are so much fun and take so much organising. Here at What’s On in Wollongong, we have found some fantastic places to take the stress out of your Christmas party planning. Whatever your budget, these Wollongong Christmas party venues and catering options have everything you need to make your event a huge success.
Let the friendly and professional team at Wests Illawarra organise your next special event allowing you to relax and celebrate in style. From birthdays and engagements to social parties and presentation nights our facilities and experienced planning can ensure your guests are set for a fun and memorable experience. Their diverse and flexible event packages offer a whole range of additional options from decorations, music to entertainment. Click here for a list of their function and event spaces available.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Terrara House
Discover Terrara House and all that the Shoalhaven has to offer this Christmas. Terrara House offers luxury accommodation options over Christmas for families or groups of friends however they also offer a vast array of options for Christmas functions.
With multiple picturesque function spaces to host groups small and large, Terrara House is the perfect venue to host a range of corporate or private events. Moments from Berry and the white sands of Jervis Bay, Terrara House will ensure an unforgettable way to end 2023.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – City Beach Function Centre
Not just weddings! Choosing City Beach Function Centre as your Christmas party venue means choosing a classy and professional event. Here everything is catered for, from the beautiful view to the helpful staff. The food options are delicious and cater to all dietary needs, and the decorations are high-class and beautiful. City Beach is keen to make your event as wonderfully memorable as possible. Click here to get in touch.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Sage Hotel Wollongong
Christmas is just around the corner which means it is time to start winding down and planning your end of year celebrations – and the Sage Hotel Wollongong will pull out all the stops for a Christmas party to remember!
With a number of Party Packages on offer, why not treat your staff and reward them for the wonderful work they have completed throughout this year.
All packages are inclusive of:
Get in touch with the Sage Hotel Wollongong events team today here.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Restaurant Santino
Restaurant Santino is tucked away in the corner of a lively laneway in central Wollongong, on Globe Lane. Their Italian style bistro has a wonderfully classic feel, and is an incredibly designed, chic space. In regards to Christmas functions or functions in general, Restaurant Santino can accommodate up to 60 – 65 people for sit-down dinners and up to 90 for cocktail-style parties. They offer 2 different “Feed Me” options as well as some drink packages. All functions packages are up on their website here. They can always tailor some packages to suit the group’s needs (dietaries, allergies etc.)
Get in touch with the Restaurant Santino team here.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Balgownie Hotel
With stunning views and an intimate setting, The Bally Hotel has everything you need for a fun and relaxed Christmas party. They cater to various party styles including sit-down, cocktail parties, and conferences. The Terrace Bar & Lounge is a gorgeous place to host your party in style and comfort. Click here to get in touch with the Balgownie Hotel.
Christmas Day Lunch – 11.30am, Monday 25 December! Sit back, relax, and do Christmas here this year. We’ll promise you a delicious Christmas banquet lunch at your local. So dust off your Santa hat and join us for Christmas Day lunch!
Adults $115 | Seniors $104 | Kids $65. Book now here
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Steamers Bar and Grill
Steamers Bar & Grill is the winner of the 2022 NSW Regional Contemporary Australian Restaurant Award. Choosing to have them host your Christmas event is a brilliant way to experience this award-winning restaurant. With great food options, large portions, and a venue full of ambience, you won’t be disappointed with this choice. Click here to get on touch with the team at Steamers Bar & Grill.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Centro CBD
Celebrate your End Of Year Celebrations at Centro CBD!
There’s no better way to enjoy the warmer months and mark the upcoming end of year celebrations than with a fun time at Centro CBD – the perfect settings for special occasions.
Book now for any of their fabulous December Shows for your End Of Year Xmas Party in their Sorrento Room.
Relax and dine at the comfort of your own table with a bottle of wine and friends and enjoy listening to your favorite artists in a great acoustic environment.
Centro CBD can also cater to groups up to 250 with their attentive service, stunning decorations and a welcoming atmosphere.
Make your end of year one to remember!
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Wolf & Woman Distillery, Bellambi
🎄 Unleash the Magic of Christmas at Our Unique northern suburbs Distillery & Bar.
🎄Step into a world of modern elegance, funk, and a touch of the extraordinary this holiday season. Located in the northern suburbs of Wollongong, our exclusive space is the ideal setting for your Christmas event.
🎉 Why Choose Us?
Experience the difference with:
✨ A one-of-a-kind venue that sets the stage for a memorable celebration.
✨ Ultimate convenience – we’re just a stroll away from the train station.
✨ Flexible options, whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering or a grand affair. Reserve a table or the entire space to suit your needs.
✨ Immerse yourself in a world of top-notch cocktails, local beer, wine, and a full range of spirits.
✨ Savor the local flavors with a variety of food trucks to cater to your culinary desires.
✨ Groove to tunes creating an unforgettable atmosphere.
🥂 Our mission is simple:
to provide you with a unique location with outstanding service that will leave a lasting memory.
🎅 Reach out to Mark or April and let them guide you through creating a magical Christmas event at our unique venue. Make this year’s celebration truly extraordinary! 🌟🍾
Contact Mark or April today to make your Christmas dreams a reality.
Booking up fast!
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Outback Steakhouse, Fairy Meadow
Outback Steakhouse, Fairy Meadow is the perfect place for your end of year functions. They can cater for all size groups, from a table of two all the way up to a fully catered and serviced private function.
With great food ranging from steaks to seafood and delicious cocktails, the Outback Steakhouse, Fairy Meadow makes for a great Christmas party setting. They have plenty of seating, and a fun atmosphere to enjoy any event you need to book. You can view their Christmas Event/Function Menu below.
Outback Steakhouse, Fairy Meadow are open every other day throughout the year except Christmas day 25th Dec 2023.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Outback Steakhouse, Fairy Meadow
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Five Barrel Brewing
Located in the Wollongong CBD area on Keira St, the amazing burgers and sides on the menu here only add to the enormous selection of craft beers they have on tap. Beer, wine, cider and tasting paddles allow you a selection of our 16 beers on tap and non-alcoholic wines. This popular, local venue also has live music every Saturday. For groups and events, group catering options and bar tabs are also available. For a relaxed event filled with ambience and a great atmosphere, this is definitely the venue for you. Click here to get in touch.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club
From a small intimate gathering to a large event, Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club is the perfect venue to host your event. Boasting views of Barrack Point’s stunning blue waters; signature cocktails; a wide array of delicious food options; friendly staff; and the perfect spaces for gatherings of any size, Warilla Bowls is the hidden gem that’s guaranteed to come through for your Christmas party. Click here to learn more.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – The Fraternity Club, Fairy Meadow
Their Christmas Lunch Buffet is now on sale! Secure your spots before it sells out!
Grand Ballroom – Click here to book
La Trattoria – Click here to book
With a variety of function rooms of all sizes available, The Fraternity Club has a room to fit your needs, no matter what the occasion.
From birthdays in the Sunken Lounge or Dining Room to and large-scale events and weddings in the Auditorium, they will work with you to ensure your function is of the highest standard.
For functions with less than 50 guests, they also have a range of packages available in their La Trattoria!
For birthdays and other celebrations, this can be a great option, with access to outdoor dining and their Orange Frog kids playground!
For more information or to view any of their function rooms, contact their Functions Manager Lisa McGregor via [email protected] or visit the Fraternity Club Functions website.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Revolution Laser Arena
Why not do something different and let off some steam with this Christmas party choice? Have some laughs and have a great team-building experience while also celebrating the end of the year. Why not combine it with one of the restaurant options and make a day of it?! Click here to learn more and get in touch
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Zeus Street Greek Catering
Zeus Street Greek Catering have healthy catering options to suit all your dietary needs. They even have low-carb beetroot pita bread, salads, and zucchini fries! Whether you want to cater for a family gathering or a work Christmas party, Zeus Street Catering has you covered. Why not head to their website here to check out all their options?
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Woonona-Bulli RSL
Woonona-Bulli RSL goes out of its way to provide a well-catered, and well-prepared space for your function. Christmas parties, christenings, wakes, they all are welcome here. The food and atmosphere are fantastic and the catering and beverage packages are affordable. There is ample parking and a beautiful lobby-style foyer. Inside is freshly renovated with lots of undercover outdoor spaces for the kids to play. To organise this year’s Christmas party or work function, contact the friendly functions team at 02 4284 1577 or email them at [email protected]. Follow this link for more information about catering options.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Seeker Brewing, Unanderra
Seeker Brewing offers a private mezzanine level catering for up to fifty people looking out over their brew house and live music stage. With comfy couches, an art gallery showcasing local artists, a pinball machine and arcade games for a casual and unique setting. A memorable celebration in an exclusive space that combines comfort, culture, entertainment, and great beer. The bar sports fourteen taps pouring a range of award-winning beers, ciders, sours and more. They also have all the important wine styles and softer options. Packages include catering by their wood-fired pizza truck specialising in Napoli-style pizzas using all Italian ingredients. Click here to get in touch.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Villa D’oro Catering
Villa D’oro Catering offers generous servings of delicious food in a beautiful and well-thought-out space. Whether you want an event catered for or the whole event taken care of, you are in great hands with Villa D’oro. They are professional, thorough and take pleasure in exceeding your every expectation. Book your event today.
Best Christmas party venues and catering in Wollongong – What’s On In Wollongong – Pony & Wolf Pop-up Picnics
With Pony & Wolf Pop-up Picnics organising your Christmas party you can choose to have your end of year event outside at a local park or beachside area, or they can bring the outside in and come and set up in your office space.
With weekday packages for ten-plus guests starting at $100 per head including catering (BYO drinks), and fully styled luxury picnic settings with glassware, china plates, picnic games and delivery and clean-up is all included. And don’t worry if you feel like sitting at low tables isn’t for you or some of your team – they also have options for fully seated settings or you can choose half and half with several chairs available for those not comfy on the ground, more casually styled picnics are also available. Available for groups of four to thirty-six.
A fun, stylish and different option for a Christmas party with a vibe of boho chic, sunshine and picnic games such as croquet, badminton or giant jenga to get everyone having a great afternoon. Click here to get in touch now.
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About the Author: Lisa Hagan
Lisa grew up in Thirroul and is a mum of four children. A student to life, Lisa loves learning and searching for the most fun things to do with her kids. She loves exploring the Illawarra and surrounds. Searching for fun and educational activities are her favourites for her kids whom she homeschools.