Family Events

EVENTS FOR
CHILDREN & FAMILIES

KidsWish hosts various specially tailored events throughout the year across the Illawarra. Our events provide a safe and supportive environment for children and their families to enjoy local attractions and venues, bringing joy and creating life-long memories. Our events are open to and free for children of all ages with disability or illness to attend with their families.

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Accessing Illawarra event tile with Flip Out logo

Accessing Illawarra -
Flip Out Albion Park

Accessing Illawarra events will provide opportunities for children living with disability to access venues across the region, with a goal of building skills and confidence for children and families to access their community.

These free events will be supported by KidsWish staff and disability support workers and will cater up to 30 children aged 5-18 years old. 

Our next Accessing Illawarra event will be held at  Albion Park Flip Out

Parents/Carers must remain on site for the event. 

Friday 24 May 2024

3.30pm – 5:30pm

January School Holiday Event

KidsWish are excited to welcome back Rory and his reptile friends  from Dragon Training Mobile Zoo for this Reptile Encounter event at KidsWish House. This event will welcome up to 50 children where they will get up close and personal with a variety of reptiles. Children will also receive lunch on the day.

Parents/Carers must remain on site for the event. 

Monday 15 January 2024

10.30am – 1:00pm

Accessing Illawarra -
Inflatable Play Centre

Accessing Illawarra events will provide opportunities for children living with disability to access venues across the region, with a goal of building skills and confidence for children and families to access their community.

These free events will be supported by KidsWish staff and disability support workers and will cater up to 30 children aged 5-18 years old. 

Our upcoming Accessing Illawarra event will be held at Wollongong’s Inflatable Play Centre

Parents/Carers must remain on site for the event. 

Friday 21 June 2024

4:00pm – 6:00pm

January School Holiday Event

KidsWish and The Illawarra Hotel are thrilled to host their second silent disco at KidsWish House. This event will welcome up to 50 children where they will enjoy a safe and fun environment listening to their selection of three music stations through their personal headsets. Children will also receive dinner on the night. 

Parents/Carers must remain on site for the event. 

Tuesday 23 January 2024

5:30pm – 8:00pm

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Discover Day

Discover Day

The KidsWish Discover Day is a wonderful partnership with the UOW’s Early Start Discovery Space that will help to inspire and grow our children’s minds with learning through play. 

Tuesday 26 March 2024

4:30pm – 6:30pm

We Rock The Spectrum

KidsWish Rock The Spectrum

KidsWish have partnered with We Rock The Spectrum, Wollongong, to provide a special opportunity for children to benefit from this amazing sensory play space. 

Multiple dates

Kids Gym Day out
private movie event

Magical Movie Event

A special sensory screening for KidsWish children and their families at Shellharbour Event Cinemas.

July School Holidays 

Wednesday 10 July 2024

Science Space

Science Spectacular

Children will love exploring the wonders of science at the Science Spectacular event at the UOW Science Space.

Thursday 26 September 2024

 

KidsWish Christmas party

KidsWish Christmas Party

Our biggest and probably best event of the year, the KidsWish Christmas Party will provide children and their families an amazing day full of joy and laughter, with KidsWish on a mission to create a day that will be remembered forever and extra special for Christmas.

This year’s event will be held at Symbio Willdife Park and will welcome over 2000 guests! 

Thursday 5 December 2024

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