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What's On This Month

01 Aug

Love Sea Food Tastes Port Stephens

Love Sea Food Tastes Port Stephens is a month-long festival of seafood topped with a sublime weekend of food, wine and jazz in Port Stephens, just 2.5 hrs drive north of Sydney.


01-30 Aug+

QVB After Dark

This winter the Queen Victoria Building will open its doors at night for its QVB After Dark series of captivating artistic installations, tours and events. Central to the event is the Heart of the QVB, an interactive installation created by visual artist ØFFERINGS. Ghost tours run every Thursday evening, giving visitors a unique insight into the building's quirky supernatural history. All this leads up to the major event, QVB After Dark LIVE on 22nd August.


02-10 Aug

EDGE Sydenham

EDGE Sydenham fires up the industrial heartlands of the Inner West and invites you to enter a world of the dark and daring.


03-04 Aug

Dog Lovers Show

The Sydney Dog Lovers Show lands at its new home of Sydney Showground this August, with a 30% bigger footprint and more K9-inspired experiences than ever before.


06-18 Aug

Sydney Science Festival

Featuring 13 days jam-packed with over 200 events across 90 venues, the Sydney Science Festival brings together some of the greatest minds in science today.


09 Aug

Ferragosto Ball

A night of fine dining, music & dancing in celebration of the Italian Summer Festival, known as 'Ferragosto'. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Australian Rotary Health, Handital and a women's and girl's refuge.


16 Aug

Darts World Champion Challenge

Stand up if you love the darts!


22-25 Aug

Antiques & Art Fair Sydney

Back in our new location and bringing together many of Australia's top antique & art specialists, the AA&ADA Antiques & Art Fair Sydney, has established itself as this country's leading art & cultural event. There is nowhere more glamorous to view and buy the finest works of art, antiques, design and jewellery; from antiquity to the present day.


22-31 Aug

Korean Film Festival

Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, the Festival presents a packed program of world-class cinema, plucked straight out of Korea's booming film industry - Hallyuwood.


22-25 Aug

AA&ADA Antiques Fair Sydney

View and buy items with confidence - the AAADA difference.


23 Aug

Australian South Sea Islander Flag Raising

2019 marks the 25th Anniversary since the 1994 Commonwealth recognised Australian South Sea Islanders as 'a distinct cultural group' who value their islands of origin and cultural practices. Morning tea at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Dignitary flag raising, speeches and cultural performances!


26 Aug

Italian Wine & Food Festival

Everything that's good about eating and drinking in Italy comes together under one roof in June with the return of the Italian Wine + Food Festival.


What's On Next Month

~01-09 Sep

QVB After Dark

This winter the Queen Victoria Building will open its doors at night for its QVB After Dark series of captivating artistic installations, tours and events. Central to the event is the Heart of the QVB, an interactive installation created by visual artist ØFFERINGS. Ghost tours run every Thursday evening, giving visitors a unique insight into the building's quirky supernatural history. All this leads up to the major event, QVB After Dark LIVE on 22nd August.


06-14 Sep

Weird Stuff: Sydney Fringe Show

Join us for a Paranormal Entertainment Show at Kings Cross Hotel. Secrets will be awaiting you in the Dive Bar.


11 Sep

Manly Fun Run

Celebrating its 10th anniversary on Father's Day, the First day of Spring and just two weeks before the Sydney Running Festival! Join this great charity fundraiser for fun lovers and serious runners alike. ​By participating in the Fun Run you support the local Manly community as all of the funds raised will benefit local charities.


13 Sep

Dani El-Rassi EP Launch

Mad Fer It Promotions is proud to present DANI EL-RASSI's - DEBUT EP LAUNCH at the OXFORD ART FACTORY Gallery Room. Dani El-Rassi is a Sydney based singer and songwriter whose career is taking off at a sky-rocketing pace. Dani's Debut EP is to be released on 13 September, after selling out her Debut Single Launch show at the Botany View Hotel, as well as her SOLD OUT Debut 'One Night Only' show held at Sydney's 'The Newsagency'.


19-22 Sep

VidCon Australia

VidCon, the world's largest celebration of online video and digital creators, has announced the return of VidCon Australia 2019 at Melbourne's Convention and Exhibition Centre. Celebrating all things video, social media and YouTube, the announcement follows the huge success of the first ever VidCon London earlier this year, and preludes the 10th VidCon US set to take place in July.


20-30 Sep+

Pyrmont Festival

The 9th annual Pyrmont Festival will returns for seventeen packed days of mouth-watering food, fine wine, and the very best in local arts and culture. The festival is headlined by a two-day family-friendly event at Pirrama Park overlooking Sydney Harbour on 28-29 September from 11am – 5pm, one of the biggest free outdoor food and wine festival in Sydney.


28-29 Sep

Oz Comic-Con Sydney

Oz Comic-Con is taking over the Convention & Exhibition Centre.


Future Events

~01-06 Oct

Pyrmont Festival

The 9th annual Pyrmont Festival will returns for seventeen packed days of mouth-watering food, fine wine, and the very best in local arts and culture. The festival is headlined by a two-day family-friendly event at Pirrama Park overlooking Sydney Harbour on 28-29 September from 11am – 5pm, one of the biggest free outdoor food and wine festival in Sydney.


16-20 Oct

Word Travels' Story Fest: Performing Writer's Festival

The Festival, returns to Sydney for a five day live literary explosion. Tickets are on sale for Story-Fest's main event, Australian Poetry Slam - National Final at Sydney Opera House on Sunday 20 October. The APS - National Final is headlined by two acclaimed First Nations wordsmiths, celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Presented by the literary arts organisation, Word Travels, the Story-Fest full program will feature a stunning series of performances, discussions, workshops, and poetry slams.


19-20 Oct

The Australian Burlesque Festival

The Australian Burlesque Festival is a unique community based experience uniting burlesque artists from all over the country and the globe in a tour of sizzling showcases and workshops. Now in its 10th year!


23 Oct-20 Nov

Jewish International Film Festival

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to Sydney for another incredible year of excellent Jewish cinema from around the globe, building on almost 30 years of Jewish film festivals in Australia.


24-27 Oct

The Other Art Fair

Australia's favourite independent artist showcase returns to Sydney for its sixth edition in 2019, to a spectacular new location – the Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve.


30 Nov

Festival X

Australia are you ready?! FESTIVAL X is THE music festival to kickstart and celebrate your Summer with friends!