Category: Special Occasions

Mar 20
Find your Perfect Wedding Venue. Wollongong & Illawarra’s Best & Secret Venues Revealed. Get Inspired.

Looking for the perfect wedding venue in Wollongong, Illawarra or Shoalhaven? Look no further! Here at What’s On In Wollongong, we have the local insiders’ guide to the best wedding venues in the Illawarra. Whether it’s large and traditional ceremony’s, intimate or elopement style, overlooking the ocean, micro weddings, or weddings on a budget, read […]

Mar 20
Business & Conference Venues in Wollongong & Illawarra. Plan your next Work Event.

Planning your next work conference, business function, team dinner or seasonal corporate event? Welcome to What’s On in Wollongong’s guide to event and function spaces across the Illawarra. Whether it’s a full corporate conferencing with accommodation and catering, a smaller more intimate space, boardroom meetings or team dinners, we have you covered. Here are our […]

Feb 27
Unique, Different & Lesser Known Things To Do Wollongong & Illawarra. Shhh Don’t Tell Anyone…

With so many unique and brilliant things to do around Wollongong, you’re unlikely to run out of local attractions and things to do. But when that day comes and you feel like discovering different things to do in the Illawarra, we’re on the case. If you fancy a change or you’re tired of sharing Wollongong’s […]

Feb 08
Best Happy Hours in Wollongong & the Illawarra: Bars, Pubs & Clubs.

There’s got to be a Happy Hour near me somewhere right? Getting a drinks deal on your fave beers, wines and cocktails makes them taste oh so much sweeter. At What’s On In Wollongong, we get it. As dedicated locals ourselves, we’ve been working hard and found you 41 Illawarra happy hours! All the amazing […]

Jan 30
Five Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day on a Budget. Wollongong & Illawarra Guide.

Want to know how you can make Valentine's Day special while on a Budget? What's On in Wollongong is here to help.

  • Eat and Drink
Jan 30
Five Ways to Get Romantic this Valentine’s Day 2024. Wollongong & Illawarra

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching on Wednesday 14th February, 2024. It’s time to plan the best ways to romance your loved one. Whether you want Wollongong’s romantic lunch or dinner options, best Illawarra romantic places to visit or, just Valentine’s ideas that will light up your lover, we have some beautiful options for you: Explore […]

  • Eat and Drink
Jan 25
Bucks Party Ideas, Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast NSW

Want the best Bucks Party ideas for 2024 across Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast NSW? We have some awesome fun, activities and adventures for you! Plan the ultimate celebration day or night with these top-ranking party ideas. The Best Man plans the best parties – so here is your ultimate list of Bucks Party options. […]

Dec 18
Your Big Day Without the Big Cost: How To Save Money On Your Wollongong Wedding

If you’re planning your wedding day in Wollongong or the Illawarra – congratulations! You may be balking at that statement knowing how much weddings can cost. The average cost of a wedding in 2021 was $27,228 – though with rising inflation and cost-of-living increases biting at our heels, even an “average” wedding will end up […]

Nov 29
Best Illawarra Walks with Swimming Holes and Waterfalls

The sun is out and we are thirsting for adventure. And swimming. It’s hot – we want both! Well, get ready to dive in because here at What’s On in Wollongong we have put together the best hiking trails around Wollongong & the Illawarra with natural swimming holes. These are some of the loveliest bushland […]

  • Attractions and Adventure
Nov 24
Christmas Lights in Wollongong & Illawarra

Find the best Christmas Light Displays in The Illawarra with What’s On in Wollongong There is something truly magical about all those twinkling lights at Christmas time and the Christmas lights in Wollongong are no exception. Check out the list below for some amazing Christmas lights in Wollongong and beyond! If you have an amazing display […]