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Sydney is the place to be over the summer with Australia’s best festivals, fairs, outdoor cinemas and more

We’ve wrangled a list of must-dos from Sydney’s summer events calendar. If you weren’t already planning a trip north, now you will be…

Sydney Festival

This year's Sydney Festival features more than 100 events, performances, installations and shows. Wondering where to begin? We've narrowed the field.

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema

Sydney's favourite beachside cinema returns with new movies, sci-fi thrillers, cult classics and family favourites.


Sydney’s original outdoor film festival is 24 years young and attracts the best short films from around the world.

Sydney NYE

Experience a world-famous fireworks display when you join in on the City of Sydney’s spectacular NYE celebrations and welcome 2015 with a bang.

Chinese New Year

Sydney hosts one of the biggest Chinese New Year Festivals outside of China, with a vibrant celebration across the city to welcome the Year of the Sheep.

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