Folk by the Sea Festival

Illawarra Region
22 September @ 6:00pm - 24 September @ 6:00pm 2023
$20 - $115 Depending on ticket type

Folk by the Sea is an intimate folk festival style event featuring the sounds of folk, world, roots, Celtic and bluegrass music in the picturesque seaside town of Kiama, famous for its blowhole.

Kiama Showground Pavilion and adjacent buildings2 Bong Bong St, Kiama NSW 2533, Australia 

The event will be with ticket only entry and will feature around 35 folk music artists from around Australia in 5 venues at the Kiama Showground Pavillion and surrounds. Friday 5pm – 11pm, Sat 9am – 11pm and Sunday 9am – 4pm

Headline Acts to be announced soon.

There are a number of nearby caravan parks as well as other quality accommodation in and around Kiama, so jump in and book accommodation now before things are booked out due to NSW school holidays starting 25th September.


Tickets will be limited for this small intimate festival.


Illawarra Folk Club


Kiama Various Venues

New South Wales, 2533, Australia

Coronavirus / Covid-19 Update

Please note that this event may change or be CANCELLED at short notice.

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