There’s no doubt about it, Australia Day in Wollongong is simply iconic!
With an itinerary jam-packed full of fun and adventure for all ages, we’ve put together a list of the top events not to be missed.
What are you waiting for? Come soak up an iconic Australia Day in Wollongong!
MMJ Australia Day Aquathon + the Warrigal Fun Walk-Run-Roll
Come along and join in the celebrations as the Australia Day Aquathon celebrates its 20 Year Anniversary against the spectacular backdrop of Wollongong Harbour.
This iconic Australia Day event is open to all ages, abilities and fitness levels.
Online entries close 12pm 25/1. Late entry takes place at Wollongong Harbour (Belmore Basin) from 6.30am right up to 20 minutes prior to each event. What are you waiting for – SIGN UP NOW
With four ‘swim and run’ events plus a Fun Run-Walk charity event, there’s something for everyone.
Visit aquathon.com.au for full details plus registration details.
Australia Day at Windjammers
Sit back and soak up the stunning ocean views at Windjammers.
Located at the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach, you and your guests will celebrate Australia Day with a full seafood buffet BBQ, 3-hour drinks package plus live music and giveaways!
Adults – $90 | Accor Plus Members – $80
Children 13-16yrs – $30 | 5-12yrs $15 | 0-4yrs FREE
Bookings are essential.
Book now at novotelwollongongnorthbeach.com.au
Wollongong Comedy returns to the Builders Basement
Complete your Australia Day celebrations with a darn good laugh with the hilarious guys from Wollongong Comedy.
Kicking off 2019 with a bang, comedians Harry Jun, Jamal Abdul, Seizure Kaiser, Thao Cao, Umit Bali +more will take to the stage for a night of outrageous fun!
Online: $18.00 per adult
Door sales: $23.00 per person (subject to availability).
Book online now at wollongongcomedy.com.au
Sunset Cinema Wollongong
Recline under the stars within the tranquil surrounds of the Wollongong Botanic Gardens at Sunset Cinema over the Australia Day long weekend.
Pack a picnic or take advantage of the tasty food fans onsite plus there’s a delicious variety of Grant Burge Wines and Young Henrys Craft Beers & Cider available (No BYO).
Thurs, 24 Jan – Bohemian Rhapsody
Fri, 25 Jan – Greatest Showman (Sing-a-Long)
Sat, 26 Jan – Bumblebee
Book online at sunsetcinema.com.au
Australia Day at Wollongong Harbour
Wollongong Council will host Australia Day celebrations along the foreshore at Wollongong Harbour from 8 am.
This free family-friendly, alcohol-free and plastic-free event is a highlight on the Wollongong calendar.
People of all ages will enjoy live performances, games, food stalls plus so much more.
Activities and events will be spread out across four locations; Wollongong Harbour, Osborne Park, Lang Park and Flagstaff Hill.
The fun includes:
- Telstra Main Stage
- Thong Race
- Kite Flying
- Ozzy Doggy Show
- Car Display
- Remondis Youth Chill Out Zone
- Battle of the Bands
- Lantern Parade
- Food and Novelty Stalls.
The fun will conclude at 9 pm with a spectacular fireworks display.
For more information including Citizenship Ceremonies, Awards and Recognition and Road Closures and transport visit wollongong.nsw.gov.au