What's ON in Sydney

There is no denying it: Sydney is the premier city for events in Australia. The city ends each year and kicks-off every new-year with a world-renowned display of fireworks. There are countless festivals, cultural exhibitions, days of celebration, and sporting events filling Sydney’s calendar. With the ability to entice people to from around the world, Sydney is always buzzing with activity, no matter which season!

  1. EQ Village Markets

    Wednesday 24 May to Saturday 29 December 2018 , Moore Park

    EQ Village Markets is Sydney's finest producers market. It offers a wide range of top quality produce at a great price in one very convenient location, just 10 minutes from the Sydney Central Business District! Enjoy the lively atmosphere...

    24 May - 29 Dec
  2. Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival

    Wednesday 24 May to Friday 30 June 2017 , Pokolbin

    Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival is back and it's bigger than ever, now spanning a two month period. It is the much anticipated annual event which showcases the region's diverse wine and food culture with a series of themed activities throughout...

    24 May - 30 Jun
  3. Port to Port Mountain Race

    Thursday 25 May to Sunday 28 May 2017 , Newcastle

    The Port to Port MTB is an annual four day MTB stage race across the iconic local scenery of Newcastle, Port Stephens and the Hunter region. The race is designed to be fun and challenging for riders of all levels, from recreational to competitive. Port...

    25 May - 28 May
  4. Vivid Sydney - Light, Music and Ideas

    Friday 26 May to Saturday 17 June 2017 , Sydney Harbour

    Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of light, music and ideas, featuring an outdoor 'gallery' of extraordinary lighting sculptures, a cutting-edge contemporary music program, some of the world's most important creative industry forums and,...

    26 May - 17 Jun
  5. Carriageworks Farmers Market

    Saturday 27 May to Saturday 16 December 2017 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Carriageworks Farmers Market is an award-winning authentic Farmers Market held every Saturday in the heart of Redfern in Sydney. This renowned market features seasonal produce including organic and bio-dynamic foods from farmers and artisan...

    27 May - 16 Dec
  6. Arsenal FC are coming to Sydney in 2017!

    Thursday 13 July to Saturday 15 July 2017 , Sydney Olympic Park

    Arsenal FC is one of world football's oldest and most iconic clubs, having formed in 1889 and won 13 League titles and 12 FA Cups in its 129 year history. English Premier League giants Arsenal are set to play back-to-back blockbusters against...

    13 Jul - 15 Jul
  7. The Sun-Herald City2Surf presented by Westpac

    Sunday 13 August 2017 , City Centre

    Runners of all ages, all abilities and from all over Australia will be gearing up for The Sun-Herald City2Surf presented by Westpac. The iconic 14 kilometre event, serious runners and first-timers alike are invited to ‘save the date’ for...

    13 Aug
  8. Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

    Sunday 17 September 2017 , Sydney North

    Described as one of the most scenic and spectacular courses in Australia, the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival attracts around 33,000 participants annually. In 2013 the Blackmores Sydney Marathon was the first Australian marathon to be...

    17 Sep
  9. L’Etape Australia by Le Tour de France

    Friday 01 December to Sunday 03 December 2017 , Kosciuszko

    The count-down is on for the first Tour de France event to be held in Australia! L'Étape Australia by Le Tour de France is a cycling event run under professional conditions for amateurs. Featuring closed roads, a challenging route, a Sprint...

    01 Dec - 03 Dec
  10. Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Tuesday 26 December 2017 , Double Bay

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will be conducted on the waters of Sydney Harbour, the Tasman Sea, Storm Bay and the Derwent River. Over the past 70 years, the Rolex Sydney Hobart has become an icon of Australia's summer sport, ranking...

    26 Dec
  11. Sydney New Years Eve

    Sunday 31 December 2017 , City Centre

    There's no better place to welcome the new year than in Sydney - the New Year's Eve Capital of the World. Be one of the first in the world to welcome the new year as Sydney dazzles you with its world-class event and a spectacular midnight fireworks...

    31 Dec
  12. Sydney New Year's Eve at Darling Harbour

    Sunday 31 December 2017 , Darling Harbour

    Celebrate the New Year with a spectacular, family friendly fireworks display at Darling Harbour. With flame and light shows every hour from 7pm as well as land and water based fireworks at 9pm and midnight. Sydney New Year’s Eve at Darling Harbour...

    31 Dec
  13. Sydney Festival

    Sunday 07 January to Monday 29 January 2018 , City Centre

    Exuberant, exciting and forever effervescent - the best time to experience Sydney is in January, when the city is in full celebratory mode. Sydney Festival presents the biggest and best of the world's performing and visual arts, all coming together...

    07 Jan - 29 Jan
  14. Apia International Sydney

    Monday 08 January to Sunday 14 January 2018 , Sydney Olympic Park

    The Apia International Sydney 2017 promises to be one of the best tennis experiences in the nation. One of the oldest tournaments in the world, this famous event is held at the state-of-the-art Sydney Olympic Park Tennis centre. In 2017 there...

    08 Jan - 14 Jan
  15. Parkes Elvis Festival

    Wednesday 10 January to Sunday 14 January 2018 , Parkes

    The iconic Parkes Elvis Festival is a celebration of the life and music of Elvis Presley held annually in Parkes, NSW, in the second week of January to coincide with the January 8 birthday of The King. From Wednesday to Sunday more than 150...

    10 Jan - 14 Jan
  16. Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth

    Friday 19 January to Sunday 28 January 2018 , Tamworth

    All roads lead to Tamworth in January for the annual Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth. It's Australia's largest music festival and rated in the top 10 in the world. Each year the largest music festival in the southern hemisphere attracts...

    19 Jan - 28 Jan
  17. Australia Day Sydney

    Friday 26 January 2018 , City Centre

    On 26 January each year, Australians come together to celebrate their national day. The date commemorates the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet from Great Britain, reflecting the nation's diversity and achievements, its past and...

    26 Jan
  18. HSBC Sydney7s

    Saturday 03 February to Monday 05 February 2018 , Moore Park

    The HSBC Sydney 7s, secured by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, will take place on the weekend of the 3rd, 4th and 5th February, 2017. To be hosted at the 45,500-capacity Allianz Stadium in Sydney's...

    03 Feb - 05 Feb
  19. Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

    Saturday 03 February to Monday 05 February 2018 , Bathurst

    The Mountain is set to erupt for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour in February. Be there to witness this international endurance race over 12 gruelling hours at Australia's spiritual home of motorsport – Bathurst’s Mount Panorama. From dawn...

    03 Feb - 05 Feb
  20. The Sydney Morning Herald Lunar Markets

    Thursday 08 February to Monday 19 February 2018 , Pyrmont

    Meander through the city to Pyrmont Bay Park for the Lunar Markets, a pop-up food festival with a range of delicious Asian dishes. This sumptuous display is truly its own mini-festival. Grab a bite and relax under a canopy of Chinese lanterns...

    08 Feb - 19 Feb
  21. Surfest

    Monday 12 February to Monday 26 February 2018 , Newcastle

    Surfest is the largest surfing festival in Australia.The best professional male and female surfers in the world travel to Newcastle, NSW to compete for the much cherished Mark Richards 'MR' trophy on Merewether Beach, Newcastle. Surfest is also...

    12 Feb - 26 Feb