Festival of Flight

Celebrating the legacy of Lawrence Hargrave, aviation pioneer and inventor, who successfully lifted himself off the ground on 12 November 1894 at Stanwell Park Beach.

Attractions include vintage aircraft fly-over, markets, food stalls, rides and music.

Music line-up includes The Ray Beadle Band, Jess Hannan, Happy Sufferer, The Groove, Kay Proudlove and community performances.

Entry through gold coin donation.

The event is proudly sponsored by Wollongong City Council and the Stanwell Park CWA in collaboration with the Lawrence Hargrave Centre, Helensburgh Men’s Shed, The Bombie Bar, Uluwatu Blue and Sol Presents.


Stanwell Park

Facilities & features

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Kiosk
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Public Toilet


Address: Stanwell Park
Phone: 0413 166 244
Website: View website


Our partners

Skydive Australia
Skydive directly over the beach in Wollongong and experience the widest blue yonder you will ever know.
Skydive Sydney – Wollongong
Headlands Hotel Austinmer
Enjoy a meal from the mouth-watering menu at the Headlands Brasserie, inspired by the chef’s passion for fresh, seasonal produce and the hotels proximity to the ocean.
Headlands Austinmer Beach
Sage Hotel
Book your stay at the Sage and come and enjoy the relaxed coastal vibes of Wollongong.
Sage Hotel Wollongong