Around Town

Festivals, fairs and large events in Sydney

Sydney this week

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    Sat 02 Aug Cat Rabbit is a Melbourne-based textile artist who creates anthropomorphised plush figurines. Working with soft sculpture and... More details
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    Sat 02 Aug With new bike lanes popping up around Sydney, there’s no better time to get to know your wheels. Taught by Cam and Thomas... More details
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    01-03 Aug Sexpo is not just about sex, it's about sexuality and adult lifestyles. Open-minded individuals are invited to explore what... More details
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    22 Mar-17 Aug Each year Student Fashion showcases outfits from final year fashion students from four Sydney-based schools. Illustrating... More details
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    20 Jun-30 Sep Six giant timber towers have popped up in the Rocks, each housing a hidden surprise – handcrafted foosball tables with... More details
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    09 Jul-23 Aug Since May 2013, Idea Bombing has been popping up in spaces like Young Henrys brewery, on the rooftops of office blocks and at... More details
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    13 Jul-26 Oct Really want to see Sydney? Make time for this three-day luxury walking adventure across the beautiful harbour coastline just... More details
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    01-31 Aug Throughout the month of August, register with Dine at Mine and invite guests for a barbecue, formal dinner or a picnic in the... More details
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    Sun 03 Aug Wonder 102 is an unusual village fete, of sorts, from Surry Hills charity the Girls and Boys Brigade. Heaps of local artists... More details
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    Sun 03 Aug Bringing in over 20,000 people last year, the Moocooboola Festival offers fun for the whole family. The food and wine tents... More details
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    Sun 03 Aug First Hands is held on the first Sunday of every month at Bare Island, La Perouse. The event is part of a social enterprise... More details
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    01-03 Aug Sexpo is not just about sex, it's about sexuality and adult lifestyles. Open-minded individuals are invited to explore what... More details
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    22 Mar-17 Aug Each year Student Fashion showcases outfits from final year fashion students from four Sydney-based schools. Illustrating... More details
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    20 Jun-30 Sep Six giant timber towers have popped up in the Rocks, each housing a hidden surprise – handcrafted foosball tables with... More details
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    09 Jul-23 Aug Since May 2013, Idea Bombing has been popping up in spaces like Young Henrys brewery, on the rooftops of office blocks and at... More details
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    13 Jul-26 Oct Really want to see Sydney? Make time for this three-day luxury walking adventure across the beautiful harbour coastline just... More details
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    01-31 Aug Throughout the month of August, register with Dine at Mine and invite guests for a barbecue, formal dinner or a picnic in the... More details
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    22 Mar-17 Aug Each year Student Fashion showcases outfits from final year fashion students from four Sydney-based schools. Illustrating... More details
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    20 Jun-30 Sep Six giant timber towers have popped up in the Rocks, each housing a hidden surprise – handcrafted foosball tables with... More details
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    09 Jul-23 Aug Since May 2013, Idea Bombing has been popping up in spaces like Young Henrys brewery, on the rooftops of office blocks and at... More details
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    13 Jul-26 Oct Really want to see Sydney? Make time for this three-day luxury walking adventure across the beautiful harbour coastline just... More details
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    01-31 Aug Throughout the month of August, register with Dine at Mine and invite guests for a barbecue, formal dinner or a picnic in the... More details
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    Tue 05 Aug You never forget how to grapevine. That’s what we realised when Time Out investigated what’s behind the... More details
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    22 Mar-17 Aug Each year Student Fashion showcases outfits from final year fashion students from four Sydney-based schools. Illustrating... More details
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    20 Jun-30 Sep Six giant timber towers have popped up in the Rocks, each housing a hidden surprise – handcrafted foosball tables with... More details
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    09 Jul-23 Aug Since May 2013, Idea Bombing has been popping up in spaces like Young Henrys brewery, on the rooftops of office blocks and at... More details
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    13 Jul-26 Oct Really want to see Sydney? Make time for this three-day luxury walking adventure across the beautiful harbour coastline just... More details
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    01-31 Aug Throughout the month of August, register with Dine at Mine and invite guests for a barbecue, formal dinner or a picnic in the... More details
  • (Around Town)

    22 Mar-17 Aug Each year Student Fashion showcases outfits from final year fashion students from four Sydney-based schools. Illustrating... More details
  • (Around Town)

    20 Jun-30 Sep Six giant timber towers have popped up in the Rocks, each housing a hidden surprise – handcrafted foosball tables with... More details
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    09 Jul-23 Aug Since May 2013, Idea Bombing has been popping up in spaces like Young Henrys brewery, on the rooftops of office blocks and at... More details
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    13 Jul-26 Oct Really want to see Sydney? Make time for this three-day luxury walking adventure across the beautiful harbour coastline just... More details
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    01-31 Aug Throughout the month of August, register with Dine at Mine and invite guests for a barbecue, formal dinner or a picnic in the... More details
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    Thu 07 Aug The Presets’ Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes, under the name Keep Everything, are compiling a twitching score to accompany a... More details
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    22 Mar-17 Aug Each year Student Fashion showcases outfits from final year fashion students from four Sydney-based schools. Illustrating... More details
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    20 Jun-30 Sep Six giant timber towers have popped up in the Rocks, each housing a hidden surprise – handcrafted foosball tables with... More details
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    09 Jul-23 Aug Since May 2013, Idea Bombing has been popping up in spaces like Young Henrys brewery, on the rooftops of office blocks and at... More details
  • (Around Town)

    13 Jul-26 Oct Really want to see Sydney? Make time for this three-day luxury walking adventure across the beautiful harbour coastline just... More details
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    01-31 Aug Throughout the month of August, register with Dine at Mine and invite guests for a barbecue, formal dinner or a picnic in the... More details
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    Fri 08 Aug This inaugural event is working to bring the community together to raise money for the St Vincent de Paul Society in exchange... More details
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    22 Mar-17 Aug Each year Student Fashion showcases outfits from final year fashion students from four Sydney-based schools. Illustrating... More details
  • (Around Town)

    20 Jun-30 Sep Six giant timber towers have popped up in the Rocks, each housing a hidden surprise – handcrafted foosball tables with... More details
  • (Around Town)

    09 Jul-23 Aug Since May 2013, Idea Bombing has been popping up in spaces like Young Henrys brewery, on the rooftops of office blocks and at... More details
  • (Around Town)

    13 Jul-26 Oct Really want to see Sydney? Make time for this three-day luxury walking adventure across the beautiful harbour coastline just... More details
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    01-31 Aug Throughout the month of August, register with Dine at Mine and invite guests for a barbecue, formal dinner or a picnic in the... More details
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    08-17 Aug This year's Variety Bash will go from Brisbane to Busby’s Bore to raise money for kids in need. The charity motoring... More details

Activities to look out for

Speed Dating Party

Vintage peddler Dear Pluto has a knack for matchmaking

FastBreak

Get your fix of killer talks before most people have had their morning coffee

Morning Gloryville Sydney

Shake up the morning routine with a sweaty dance party

No Lights No Lycra

Wanna dance with somebody?

Sydney Mini Maker Faire

A family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness

A Night With Dave Eggers

Hear from writer and publisher Dave Eggers with Sydney Story Factory's Cath Keenan

Fairs & Festivals in Sydney

Newtown Festival 2014

Newtown celebrates its long bohemian history at the 36th annual festival

Sydney Design 2014

Late nights at the museum, 3D printing, idea bombing and much more

Malcolm Fraser

Our 22nd Prime Minister speaks about his dangerous ideas

Classes, workshops & talks in Sydney

The Minimalists

Could a life with less stuff, less stress and less debt make you happier?

Work-Shop Redfern

Work-Shop moves to Redfern with double the space and double the fun

Retrosweat

Shake things up with a touch of blue eye shadow and pineapple squats

Sydney's best...

Sydney's best tattoo parlours

The best places to get inked in this here town

Sydney's best specialty food shops

The best ingredients to set you straight from the start

Sydney bucket list

The 30 must-do things for any visitor to Sydney

Top five bars for pinball

Beer and pinnies: can there be a better way to spend a couple of hours?

Sydney's best skate parks

Strap on the kneepads and hit one of these top spots for mini skaters

Sydney's best burlesque nights

Tease is alive and well in Sin City



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