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. ANZAC Day March

    Tuesday 25 April 2017 , City Centre

    Sydney's ANZAC Day March gives participating veterans and the general public an opportunity to honour those who served in the defence of Australia or its interests, especially remembering those who paid the supreme sacrifice or otherwise suffered...

    25 Apr
  2. Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

    Tuesday 25 April to Sunday 30 April 2017 , Pyrmont

    Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives uses the latest CT scanning technology to take you beyond the wrappings and coffins to discover what lies within. Six mummies from the British Museum collection, estimated to be between 1,800 and...

    25 Apr - 30 Apr
  3. EQ Village Markets

    Wednesday 26 April 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...

    26 Apr - 29 Dec
  4. Carriageworks Farmers Market

    Saturday 29 April 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...

    29 Apr - 16 Dec
  5. Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival

    Monday 01 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...

    01 May - 30 Jun
  6. Wings Over Illawarra

    Saturday 06 May to Sunday 07 May 2017 , Albion Park

    The best annual airshow in NSW, and situated right on Sydney's doorstep! See jaw-dropping aerobatics, relive the past with a spectacular display of classic warbirds and amazing vintage aircraft of yesteryear. Be inspired by the Australian...

    06 May - 07 May
  7. Ironman Australia

    Sunday 07 May 2017 , Port Macquarie

    Established in 1985, IRONMAN Australia remains an iconic global event - taking place in Port Macquarie, New South Wales - four hours north of Sydney. From the swim course in Hastings River to the bike course along the Pacific Ocean and run course...

    07 May
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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