Don’t stay at home bored these school holidays.

Start Summer with a splash with an exciting range of school holiday activities for all ages!

Choose a day below or flip through our What’s On guide to find daily activities and events.

*Please Note: 
- Events are subject to change, please see event organiser websites for details & updates.
- All events require bookings unless otherwise specified. Non-bookable events may not contain a link.
- Please read event descriptions and suitability recommendations on booking site before reserving your place

Choose a day below to find your activities!

Friday 6 January

As part of our summer series, Shellharbour Civic Centre is hosting a selection of local artists.

Come along to enjoy some FREE live music! The amazing Ava Barnaby will be playing Friday 6 January. 

Join the local artist returning and new in the Civic Square every Friday between November to February 11:30am - 1:30pm.

Enjoy live music, sit on the lawn, soak up the sun and grab a bite to eat from the Civic Square café

 

Saturday 7 January

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Albion Park Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Albion Park- Saturday 7 & 28 January & Saturday 18 February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

Wednesday 11 January

Basketball, Sound & Splash

Wednesday 11 January (1-5pm)

Warilla Basketball Courts

  • Basketball Games
  • Super Soakers
  • BBQ
  • Music
  • Prizes to be won

Ages 12-18 welcome!

No need to register, just turn up!

Thursday 12 January

Chill Gaming Day

Thursday 12 January (1-5pm)

Blackbutt Youth Centre

  • VR Gaming
  • Food
  • Music
  • Pool Table

Ages 12-18 welcome!

No need to register, just turn up!

Friday 13 January

As part of our summer series, Shellharbour Civic Centre is hosting a selection of local artists.

Come along to enjoy some FREE live music! The amazing Benjamin Fowler will be playing Friday 13 January. 

Join the local artist returning and new in the Civic Square every Friday between November to February 11:30am - 1:30pm.

Enjoy live music, sit on the lawn, soak up the sun and grab a bite to eat from the Civic Square café

Saturday 14 January

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Warilla Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Warilla Pool- Saturday 14 January & Saturday 4 & 25 of February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

Monday 16 January

Chill Gaming Day

Monday 16 January (from 2.30pm)

Warilla Neighbourhood Centre

  • VR Gaming
  • Food
  • Music
  • Pool Table

Ages 12-16 welcome!

No need to register, just turn up!

Tuesday 17 January

Volleyball, Sound & Splash

Tuesday 17 January (1-5pm)

Albino Park Rail (MacDonald Park)

  • Volleyball Games
  • Slip & Slide
  • BBQ
  • Music
  • Prizes to be won

Ages 12-18 welcome!

No need to register, just turn up!

Wednesday 18 January

  

School Holiday Basketball Development Programs

Wednesday 18 January

  • 9.30-10.30am - 5-8 years
  • 11-12.30pm - 9-12 years

Register here

Kids need to wear comfortable clothes & joggers & bring a drink bottle.

For more information, please call the Stuadium on 4257 3468.

Wednesday 18 January

  

Come along to our Create & Play family event! 

Sea you there!

The Shellharbour Civic Centre is diving deep these school holidays with a family day of activities and entertainment. Embrace the UNDER THE SEA theme and come dressed up as a mermaid, pirate, jelly fish… whatever tickles your scales!

This event is FREE with lots to do for everyone. Bring a picnic rug, try the various craft stations and meet our roving performers! No need to book in, just stop by any time!

Wednesday 18 January! 1-3pm

Thursday 19 January

Chill Gaming Day

Thursday 19 January (1-5pm)

Albion Park Neighbourhood Centre

  • VR Gaming
  • Food
  • Music
  • Pool Table

Ages 12-18 welcome!

No need to register, just turn up!

Friday 20 January

As part of our summer series, Shellharbour Civic Centre is hosting a selection of local artists.

Come along to enjoy some FREE live music! The awesome Cameron Little will be playing Friday 20 January. 

Join the local artist returning and new in the Civic Square every Friday between November to February 11:30am - 1:30pm.

Enjoy live music, sit on the lawn, soak up the sun and grab a bite to eat from the Civic Square café

Saturday 21 January

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Oak Flats Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Oak Flats Pool- Saturday 21 January & Saturday 11 February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

Monday 23 January

Basketball, Sound & Splash

Monday 23 January (1-5pm)

Calderwood Upper Park Basketball Half Court

  • Basketball Games
  • Slip & Slide
  • BBQ
  • Music
  • Prizes to be won

Ages 12-18 welcome!

No need to register, just turn up!

Tuesday 24 January

Volleyball, Sound & Splash

Tuesday 24 January (1-5pm)

Shell Cove Marina (Next to the Boat Ramp)

  • Volleyball Games
  • Slip & Slide
  • BBQ
  • Music
  • Prizes to be won

Ages 12-18 welcome!

No need to register, just turn up!

Wednesday 25 January

Bring a picnic blanket and snacks, the movies about to start! Join us for a special movie screening under the stars and enjoy the new film featuring The Rock Dwayne Johnson, Black Adam (rated M).

The movie starts when it gets dark (approximately 8pm). Location is Harrision Park. All ages are welcome! Please check film rating.

You can view the trailer below-

 

Thursday 26 January

Shellharbour City Council will be hosting a free twilight concert this Australia Day at Reddall Reserve.

Symphony by the Sea will be held on  Thursday 26 January 2022 featuring the Sydney Youth Orchestra.

The evening will commence with Gumarraa dance performances and music showcasing Australia’s rich Indigenous culture.

The concert will have soothing sounds, sunset skies and spectacular views of Lake Illawarra.

The Sydney Youth Orchestra was founded in 1973 and is a 40 piece set of young musicians aged 6-24 years.

The twilight concert is an alcohol-free event and suitable for all ages.

Friday 27 January

As part of our summer series, Shellharbour Civic Centre is hosting a selection of local artists.

Come along to enjoy some FREE live music! The amazing Michael Bond will be playing Friday 27 January. 

Join the local artist returning and new in the Civic Square every Friday between November to February 11:30am - 1:30pm.

Enjoy live music, sit on the lawn, soak up the sun and grab a bite to eat from the Civic Square café

 

Saturday 28 January

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Albion Park Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Albion Park- Saturday 7 & 28 January & Saturday 18 February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

Saturday 4 February

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Warilla Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Warilla Pool- Saturday 14 January & Saturday 4 & 25 of February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

Saturday 11 February

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Oak Flats Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Oak Flats Pool- Saturday 21 January & Saturday 11 February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

Saturday 11 February

Roll up, roll up! Forget about the big top, Shellharbour Rocks is heading to Oak Flats on Saturday 11 February 2023 for one jaw-dropping day of circus, comedy, street performance and arts! 

The free family-friendly festival is set to transform the backstreets of Oak Flats into a playground of endless surprises and delights. 

Get ready to "Ooh", "Aah" and laugh until you cry at the interactive carnival sideshows featuring internationally renowned, hilarious and highly-skilled street theatre artists.

Location: Oak Flats Public Car Park, Ayers Lane/ Fisher Street, Oak Flats NSW 2529

Saturday 18 February

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Albion Park Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Albion Park- Saturday 7 & 28 January & Saturday 18 February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

Saturday 25 February

Come along to enjoy an afternoon of inflatable fun at Warilla Pool!

This summer the inflatable pool toy will be on from 1pm-3pm on the following Saturdays.

Warilla Pool- Saturday 14 January & Saturday 4 & 25 of February. 

Bookings are not required, only general admission fee for entry to the pool is required.

You can view the schedule here. Please read our Inflatable Pool Toy Rules.

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Last updated : Mon 9 Jan 2023