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Elton John's Once in a Lifetime Tour

Music icon Sir Elton John and his band will return to these shores for the ‘Once In A Lifetime’ concert series exclusive to Australia. 

Elton John and His Band: Once in a Lifetime tour

Music icon Sir Elton John and his band will return to these shores for the ‘Once In A Lifetime’ concert series exclusive to Australia. Elton will deliver a Greatest Hits set from a career spanning five decades – this truly is a once in a lifetime event for the whole family!

Elton's Wollongong show will be held at WIN Stadium, and 20,000 fans are expected to pack the grounds on Sunday September 24. 

Event details: Elton John

4.00pm: Venue Gates Open
5.30pm: Support Act – Busby Marou
6.30pm: Main Act – Elton John & His Band
9.00pm: Event concludes, approximately*

* These times are approximate only and subject to change during the course of the performance without notice

Where can i get a drink & a nice meal before the show?

Looking for a bite to eat before the show?

Wollongong has a fabulous variety of cafes and restaurants for you to choose from, all within the vicinity of the WIN Stadium – check out the details here including open hours and cuisines.

Check out some places to grab a drink before/after the show here.

Celebrating Elton John at the Sage Hotel Wollongong

Whether you have a ticket to Elton John’s “Once in a Lifetime” concert or not, Sage Hotel Wollongong has 2 great event options for you to enjoy, for you to create your own memories.

Held in the Sage Hotels Five Island Terrace, overlooking WIN Stadium:

Pre Concert Cocktail Event | $75 per person
Bring your friends and enjoy a glass or two of pre-Elton bubbles, while celebrating all things Elton John.

3pm – 5pm – 2 hour beverage package | Canapes & grazing stations

During Concert Dinner Event | $115 per person
For those who missed out on tickets, what better way to enjoy your night then by listening to Elton’s famous tunes, sitting on the terrace enjoying fabulous food and amazing matching wines, creating an event you will never forget.

6.15pm arrival for 6.30pm sit down | 4 Course menu with matched wines

Bookings are essential, please click here for more information or call ph. 02 4201 2111

The Club at the End of the Street – That’s where we meet

The Steelers Club Carpark is THE place to be before and after the show.  
Come along from 12pm and enjoy;
  • Live music
  • Food trucks; “The Smoker”- ribs, pulled pork & brisket burgers, Authentic Gozleme, Twisted Potato, Loaded Dogs, Kebabs
  • The Bar including Buckets of Coronas / Buckets of Great Northern

As Elton would say ‘The Club at the End of the Street – That’s Where we Meet’. Please click here for more information or call ph. 02 4227 2255

Getting to WIN Stadium & and important event information

How do I get to WIN Stadium?

WIN Stadium is located on Harbour Street, Wollongong.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: As the local road network surrounding the venue can get congested on event days, we strongly recommend that all patrons

  • Leave plenty of travel time to arrive at the venue
  • Consider public transport options
  • Consider drop off / pick up options
  • Park legally and considerately
TAXIS: A taxi rank is located across the road from WIN Stadium outside the Steelers Club on Burelli Street. There is also an additional taxi rank located adjacent to WIN Entertainment Centre on the corner of Crown & Harbour Streets

TRAINS: Extra capacity services have been scheduled to assist concert patrons travelling in both North & South direction both for arrival to Wollongong, and on your way home. Patrons are encouraged to view additional services available via Transport NSW website.

ELTON SHUTTLE: A shuttle bus service will be made available for patrons attending the Elton John concert at WIN Stadium. The shuttle will loop between Wollongong Train Station, parking at Wollongong Central P3 Parking (Keira Street & Kenny Street entries) and WIN Stadium. The ‘Elton’ Shuttle will operate from 3:00pm to 7:00pm for patrons arriving to the concert, and again from 8:30pm to 10:30pm for departure of patrons at the conclusion of the concert.

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP POINTS: A drop off zone will be in operation on Burelli Street between Harbour and Corrimal Streets. Access to this area of the precinct at the conclusion of the event may be limited, and patrons are asked to be patient.

PARKING: There are approximately 1,200 parking spaces located within close proximity, and only a few minutes walking distance, from WIN Stadium. A full listing can be found through Wollongong City Council Parking information.

MOBILITY RESTRICTED ACCESS: For the mobility-impaired, WIN Stadium offers ease of access through all external entry gates (all at ground level with no steps). Limited accessible parking is located in Stewart Street East carpark, however must be reserved pre-event through Ticketmaster on 02 4220 2884.

The following road closures will be in place for the concert:

  • Harbour Street, North bound (between Stewart & Burelli Street)
  • Harbour Street, South bound (between Burelli & Crown Street)
  • Quilkey Place (access road behind WIN Entertainment Centre) 
For other FAQ for the event, please click here.