Looking for things to do in Wollongong tonight, this weekend or the month ahead? Welcome to our Offical What’s on in Wollongong & Illawarra Guide! Your insider guide to planning best days and nights out. Find all upcoming events in the Illawarra including Music, Arts & Theatre shows in Wollongong, Our Local Illawarra Markets, Wollongong Sports & Activity Events & Family Friendly Events & Things for Kids do Illawarra wide. We can’t wait to show off our most awesome events and things to do near you!

What’s on in Wollongong Today, this Weekend and the Month Ahead – Find Events and Things to Do

What’s Coming Up This Week!

The Illawarra’s favourite market, the Bulli Village Market, is back this Sunday 11 February, 9am – 2pm at Bulli Showground.

Held at Bulli Showground, 9am – 2pm, this market is the perfect Sunday out. With over 90 boutique stalls, amazing foods stalls, indoor and outdoor seating, live music on the global green, pony rides, facepainter & hair braider, great gifts for Valentine’s Day, extra parking + pets welcome. On the 4th Sunday of every month. Learn more now here!

Bulli Village Market is back this Sunday 11 February at Bulli Showground

This weekend we recommend the divine Sunset Cinema Wollongong at the stunning Botanic Garden!

Dreaming of basking in the late afternoon sun, feeling the gentle summer breeze as you settle down on a squishy bean bag for a movie under the stars… sigh. Well, you’re in luck as the iconic Sunset Cinema has returned to Wollongong this Summer for its 11th season!

Over January – March 2024, the Sunset Cinema Wollongong will be screening its signature mix of new releases, family faves and all-time classics. It’s a truly wonderful outdoor Wollongong experience!

Sunset Cinema Wollongong

Sunset Cinema Wollongong at Wollongong Botanic Garden

Sun’s out, (golf) club’s out! Enjoy playing Social Golf all summer long at Port Kembla Golf Club. Dive into Summer at the Illawarra’s premier golf course – where sun-soaked fairways and a stunning golf green blend seamlessly for the perfect seasonal escape, making every swing a memorable moment this Summer. Book your Summer session now here.

Social Golf all Summer at Port Kembla Golf Course

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching lovers! It’s time to plan the best ways to romance your other half next Wednesday 14 February…and we’ve got you covered.

Whether you want Wollongong’s best romantic lunch or dinner options, most scenic, romantic places to visit or, just Valentine’s ideas with a difference, our guide here will get you started

Here are our top 5 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Wednesday 14 February, on a budget.

Plan for a special Valentine’s Day with our local’s guide to events, deals & ideas for Valentine’s Day around the Illawarra here

Valentine’s Day events, ideas and things to do across Wollongong and the Illawarra

Find all Wollongong and Illawarra events for tonight, the week and the month ahead by clicking here

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Best NSW South Coast & Illawarra Markets

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Find What’s on For Kids & Families in Wollongong & Illawarra here

Things to do in the stunning Illawarra – photo c/o Chilby Photography

What’s Coming Up This Month and Next!

Wests Illawarra is a fantastic venue to enjoy a night out with friends with a variety of entertainment! Check out the Live Shows & Events coming to Wests in February & March!

  • Fleetwood Mac Show, Running in The Shadows – Sat 17 Feb
  • Taylor Swift-Themed Paint & Sip – Sat 24 Feb
  • Sydney’s premier AC/DC Tribute Show, Thunderstruck – Sat 23 Ma

PLUS catch dinner before the event at their delicious Artisan Eatery, Bar & Lounge and even enjoy a sip from their signature cocktail menu! Bookings essential for events and dinner via the link here.

What’s coming up at Wests Illawarra

Discover ultimate concert experiences in 2024 at Centro CBD Wollongong!

Berry Village Market – next market date Sunday 25 February – 4th Sunday of the month at Berry Bowling Club, 10am – 3pm

What you will find at this beautiful boutique market – Over 80 boutique stalls + retro and collectables, plants, fresh flowers, farm fresh eggs, cheese, olives + more, pizzas for home, homemade jams, honey & breads, gin, wine & salami tastings, live music on the lawn+ get your gelato fix!

Come down for lunch – incredible food trucks, coffee & decedent donuts. Visit now here.

Berry Village Market

Centro CBD have a year of unforgettable music lined up, from legendary tributes to iconic artists! Boasting an exceptional intimate live music and performance venue that also includes the following ticket options. Show Only and Dinner and Show tickets available.

What’s coming up at Centro CBD

Experience the thrill at Airshows Downunder Shellharbour (formerly Wings Over Illawarra), Australia’s largest regional airshow! Held from the 2 – 3 March 2024 at Shellharbour Airport, this is one event you won’t want to miss!

Get ready to experience two action-packed days of Flying, Aerobatic performers, Static Aircraft Displays,Carnival Rides + much more. Secure your tickets here!

Airshows Downunder Shellharbour Airshow

Get Inspired by Wollongong’s Top Sights & Attractions, including FREE things to do Illawarra wide!

Find The Illawarra’s BEST Beaches here. Wollongong’s coastline is stunning and diverse so we help you find the right beach or the right Wollongong ocean pool and rockpools here

Find our best Illawarra and Wollongong bushwalks, hiking trails and family friendly walks here

Want to bring your dog along for the adventure? Read our Best Illawarra & Wollongong Dog Friendly Walks, Beaches, Parks and Cafes here

Want to find the best Picnic Spots locally? Read our Wollongong & Illawarra Picnic Guide here!

Visit our sister site Parents Guide Illawarra for What to do with Kids & Families in Wollongong here

If it’s School Holidays We list all the Kids Fun, Activities, Workshops & Camps Illawarra wide here

Whether local or tourist, Wollongong’s Seacliff Bridge is a MUST DO! Click to discover best ways to enjoy the STUNNING Seacliff Bridge Guide here

Seacliff Bridge Wollongong – a must do!

Eating & Drinking Guide to Wollongong & Illawarra – with What’s On in Wollongong

Want Cheap Eats in Wollongong & Illawarra – read our best dining deals here.

Want Romantic Restaurants in Wollongong? Read our Top Illawarra Picks here

Read more Eat & Drink Inspiration Illawarra wide here

Love a Happy Hour Deal? Find Best happy Hours Wollongong wide and in your Illawarra suburb here

Discover Wollongong Best Breweries & Illawarra Distilleries here

As a team of fun loving, grateful locals, we hope our What’s on in Wollongong team have helped you navigate and discover the best events and things to do in and around Wollongong & the Illawarra!

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These lands, waters and skies are a true paradise, and a gift to experience. We offer deep respect and gratitude to the traditional custodians, the Dharawal nation, whose sovereignty was never ceded. We pay our respect to elders past and present.

Main article photo above c/o Steamers Bar & Grill, Wollongong