Getting Here

Parade Route

The Street Parade kicks off at 11am and will showcase our beloved community groups, sporting groups and local businesses. Starting at the Nowra Showground the parade will head down Junction Street and weave through the CBD turning left onto Kinghorne Street, left again at North Street and right into Graham Street where it finishes at Harry Sawkins Park behind the Council chambers.

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Festival Precinct

The festival precinct is located on Scenic Drive Nowra, along the southern shores of the Shoalhaven River, adjacent to the Nowra bridge. The festival precinct is a short ten minute walk from the Nowra CBD heading north.

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Arriving by car

If you are planning to visit the festival by car then there are various places in Nowra for you to leave your car and take the short walk to the Parade Route or nearby Festival Precinct. Nowra CBD Council car parks and private car parks under Council control offer parking just a short distance to the festival. Nowra CBD also provides plenty of 1P and 2P on street parking. See the above Festival Parade and Precinct Map for parking options.

Arriving by train

Nowra can be reached via train by taking the South Coast line from Sydney’s Central station, changing at Kiama station and alighting at Bombaderry Station (Nowra’s train station). The festival precinct is a short 20 minute walk from Bomaderry Station.

Regular City Rail train services are available from Sydney Central station travelling through Woolongong, Albion Park, Shellharbour to Kiama and then changing trains for the final destination at Bomaderry.

There are also train services from Canberra to Nowra (via Albion Park) where you would take the Country Link train to Moss Vale and then change to a Country Link coach that will take you to Albion Park. Once at Albion park you would change to a City Rail train to Kiama then change for Nowra/Bomaderry. For this service phone 13 22 32 or book online. More information on train services.