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Wollongong City Council

SPIN FEST: Community Art + Fun Day

When:
24 September 2022 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Recharge between races in the city's Arts Precinct. 

As the world's best cyclists compete right here in Wollongong, we're celebrating with Spin Fest - a free program of events and entertainment around our city.

Spin Fest Interactive Arts + Community Day

Stop by the Arts Precinct on Saturday 24 Sept to experience a taste of Wollongong's diverse and creative community. There's plenty of fun on offer:

  • Interactive Creative Market: Hands-on fun for kids and adults, including sculpture making, comic drawing, pottery, flag making, mindful creativity with Nan Tien Temple staff and more!
  • Junk Yard Rascals creative play space, and Forces Science Show with Quill Darby.
  • Multicultural Performances: There's something for everyone from hip hop, to Bollywood with Electric Korma.
  • Recharge between races: Grab lunch from a nearby cafe, and lounge in a deck chair on the grass.
  • Disability Trust Art Installations: Explore artworks created by young people from the Disability Trust, including featured artist JJ who has created a series of sculptures using discarded cycling materials.

What's On:

TimePerformances
12pm-5pmInteractive Creative Market Stalls - Free Activities
12pm-5pmCircus Playground on Crown St (via Ethel Hayton walkway)
12:00pm-12:30pmFlourish Band
12:30-1:00pmQuill Darby Forces Science Show
1:00pm-1:30pmOrlando
2:15pm-2:30pmCircus Monoxide 
3:15pm-3:30pmCircus Monoxide
3:30pm-4:00pmGrace Mae Music
4:00pm-4:20pmBollywood Exclusive Dancers
4:20pm-5:00pmElectric Korma

Plan Your Visit

This event is free, and suitable for all ages.

Road closures and parking changes will be in place during the UCI Road World Championships. We recommend making the most of additional train services, free shuttle buses and park and ride facilities to travel into Wollongong CBD. Plan your trip with Transport NSW event information.