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What's On This Month

1 Sep

Backstreet Block Party

From functional to funky - a traditional laneway is transformed into an interactive space at our new two-day street festival. Lights and sound, food, a garden bar, live art, disco, games and more.


1-30 Sep

Sounds of September

We're celebrating Spring with Sounds of September - a month-long program of free and ticketed music events held in schools, parks, bars, theatres, cafes, restaurants and clubs.


2-18 Sep

Sydney Sacred Music Festival

The Festival showcases music, ceremony and art that aims to bring us closer to something real, something inside.


4 Sep

Cabramatta Moon Festival

Every year across South East Asia, millions of people celebrate the Moon Festival in early September. This Festival is also referred to as the Mid-Autumn Festival or, in Vietnam, as the Trung Thu Festival.


10-11 Sep

Oz Comic-Con Sydney

Oz Comic-Con Sydney returns to the Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island.


10 Sep

King Tide + Manana

Combination of feel good roots, rock and reggae. An all ages, fully licensed event. Tickets on sale through Sticky Tickets - $15.00. Sure to be an incredible night.


10-30 Sep

Operation Art

Hundreds of New South Wales school students are hoping their artwork will be exactly what the doctor ordered to help make sick kids smile.


11 Sep

Festival of the Winds

Make sure you don't miss Sydney's most colourful spring festival which promises to be a great day out for the whole family. Colourful cartoon characters, giant animals and flowers, fighter kites, box kites, delta kites and more make the skies come alive over Sydney's most famous beach! Australian and international kite flyers will show us their great flying skills and wonderful hand-made creations from 11am With face painting, kite stalls, animal farm, jumping castles and much more.


8-12 Sep

Sydney Latin American Film Festival

Returning to Dendy Opera Quays, the Festival will screen the very best in award-winning Latin American cinema: eight feature films and three documentaries, teamed with colourful Latin opening and closing night parties, over five jam-packed days.


10 Sep

Bollywood Workshop

Imagine, Gilles Chuyen at the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House with a crowd of people indulging in a Bollywood Flash Mob!


13-30 Sep+

Lavazza Italian Film Festival

The Italian Film Festival returns to the Palace Cinemas group for its 17th season to present massive collection of exciting and beautiful Italian movies over 19 days.


16 Sep

Bollywood Club Presents “Masquerade”

Bollywood Club lovers, Faces behind the mystical masks, club lights and golden syrups flowing ... Time: 10:00 pm - 2:00 am @ Zeta Bar, Hilton


18 Sep

The Confluence Festival Gala

The Confluence Festival Gala featuring The Raghu Dixit Project and a unique collaboration blending Indo - Australian fusion music and dance.


19-25 Sep

Jerusalem Quartet

There is a great depth to this Israeli string Quartet that lends authority to its programs, which feature a contemporary gem from composer Ross Edwards, framed with masterworks by Beethoven, Haydn and Dvorák


23-24 Sep

Art Party 4 Year Anniversary

Art Party turns 4 in the biggest shebang we've pulled together yet! 4 years of supporting local emerging art in Sydney and beyond. 3 stages of multidisciplinary art/music/performance. 2 bars to keep you hydrated (till 3am). 1 combined grassroots effort turns to the Oxford Art Factory.


23-30 Sep

Essential Baby & Toddler Show

Presented by Blackmores and is BACK in Sydney at the Royal Hall of Industries & Hordern Pavilion. Look forward to 150 local & international brands, advice from experts including Pinky McKay, live shows by Hi-5, life-size Thomas the Tank Engine train and so much more. Plus, it's only 10 minutes from Sydney CBD. Register now for your FREE ticket and save $20!


23-30 Sep+

Yours & Owls Presents “The 2016 Wollongong Fringe Festival”

Brought to you by the folks behind the Yours and Owls Festival and Destination Wollongong we present to you the 2016 Wollongong Fringe Festival!


24 Sep

Oz Paranormal & Spiritual Expo

A fun day of spiritual & paranormal exhilaration! Join a workshop or see a psychic.


24-30 Sep*

Kids in the Park 50th Program

Kids In The Park turns the big 50! Sydney Olympic Park celebrates 50 consecutive programs of school holiday fun!


25 Sep

Live @ St Leonards Park

Live @ St Leonards Park is a free community music festival featuring a variety of music genres by popular live bands, food stalls and children's activities. BYO picnic rug, family and friends.


26-27 Sep

Sydney Learning Festival

The Sydney Learning Festival is for young learners in Year 4 to Year 8 who want to participate in an idea-sparking, tool-tinkering, discussion-starting festival.


26-29 Sep

11th Annual Hurley BL's Blast Off

Barton Lynch kicks off this unique U14's surfing festival - by far the biggest grom surfing event in Australia.


30 Sep+

Project 5 Volume 8

Long-running, LIVE, public art incubator, Project Five, is returning for Volume 8


What's On Next Month

1-2 Oct

Lavazza Italian Film Festival

The Italian Film Festival returns to the Palace Cinemas group for its 17th season to present massive collection of exciting and beautiful Italian movies over 19 days.


1-3 Oct

Yours & Owls Presents “The 2016 Wollongong Fringe Festival”

Brought to you by the folks behind the Yours and Owls Festival and Destination Wollongong we present to you the 2016 Wollongong Fringe Festival!


1-9 Oct

Kids in the Park 50th Program

Kids In The Park turns the big 50! Sydney Olympic Park celebrates 50 consecutive programs of school holiday fun!


1-25 Oct

Essential Baby & Toddler Show

Presented by Blackmores and is BACK in Sydney at the Royal Hall of Industries & Hordern Pavilion. Look forward to 150 local & international brands, advice from experts including Pinky McKay, live shows by Hi-5, life-size Thomas the Tank Engine train and so much more. Plus, it's only 10 minutes from Sydney CBD. Register now for your FREE ticket and save $20!


1-30 Oct

October Is Golf Month

Throughout October, a range of activities will be held at golf facilities including come-and-try clinics, women's programs, open days, family days, MyGolf junior programs and more.


1-30 Oct

Operation Art

Hundreds of New South Wales school students are hoping their artwork will be exactly what the doctor ordered to help make sick kids smile.


1-30 Oct

Project 5 Volume 8

Long-running, LIVE, public art incubator, Project Five, is returning for Volume 8.


4-8 Oct

Kids in the Kitchen: Birkenhead Point

Join us this school holidays and let your kids loose at our FREE Kids in the Kitchen holiday workshops. Bookings Essential.


7-9 Oct

Kidtopia

Kidtopia, the new festival for kids and their grownups, is headed to Parramatta Park this October school holidays.


7-9 Oct

Festival Of Dreams

The three-day Festival of Dreams brings together leading members of the wellbeing, spiritual, health and business fields to share the tools and stories that can empower you to better self-understanding and appreciation.


9 Oct

Concord Carnival

City of Canada Bay's popular community event, Concord Carnival, returns to Greenlees Park for a full day of family fun and entertainment to celebrate heroes.


10-15 Oct

Benjamin Beilman & Andrew Tyson

In one of the most exciting classical music debuts of the year, two brilliant young stars make their first recital tour of Australia performing Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Janážek, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Roger Smalley, Beethoven & Chausson.


15 Oct

Twilight Concert in the Park

You'll catch “Seventies Fever” at this year's Twilight Concert in the Park! Fresh off the heels of Channel Nine's last season of Love Child, 70s songstress Emma Birdsall will take to the stage to set the scene to this year's outdoor music concert with classic hits from the decade, followed by main act The Bee Gee's Tribute Band whose music defined a period of groovy music and dance. Come along and enjoy a picnic, browse the range of delicious food and wine stalls, and settle in for a superb evening's entertainment.


15 Oct

Listen Up Australia: The Grand Final

Grand Final of nationwide songwriters' festival uncovering best new talent. The event is proudly supporting Suicide Prevention Australia.


21-30 Oct

Sydney Craft Beer Week

Sydney's largest celebration of craft beer, Sydney Craft Beer Week is back for its sixth year in 2016. Mark your calendars and join in the pursuit of hoppyness.


22 Oct

Culinary Carnivale

Culinary Carnivale in Spencer Street, Fairfield, is a fantastic Spanish and Latin American food fiesta! Join us from 11am to 4pm. Ole!


29-31 Oct+

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


30 Oct

Ku-ring-gai Carnival of Cultures

In this public talk, Dzogchen Rinpoche will introduce the Dzogchen view on emotions helping us to see them as they really are - transient projections of the mind and giving us very practical methods to rest our daily struggle.


Future Events

1 Nov-17 Jul 17

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


9 Nov

Emotions: Don't Take Them Too Seriously

In this public talk, Dzogchen Rinpoche will introduce the Dzogchen view on emotions helping us to see them as they really are - transient projections of the mind and giving us very practical methods to rest our daily struggle.


12-14 Nov

Trio Dali

Trio Dali is an ensemble of soloists, who come together for the love of playing chamber music. Together they have chosen some favourite works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Roger Smalley, Beethoven and Chausson.


17 Nov

Danielle Deckard: Put That Ring Away Single Launch

To celebrate the launch of her latest single “Put That Ring Away”, Danielle Deckard will be performing an intimate showcase at Brighton Up Bar.