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What's On This Month

~1-2 Aug

Scandinavian Film Festival

The fourth Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will showcase a host of Nordic films, presented by Palace Cinemas over three packed weeks.


3-7 Aug

The Sydney International Boat Show

Head on down to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre & Cockle Bay Marina at Darling Harbour for the 49th Sydney International Boat Show. After a new boat or just to have a browse? There are plenty of names and brands on display to please every sea-farer out there.


5-6 Aug

Dog Lovers Show

The Dog Lovers Show encapsulates the friendship and unconditional love that we share with man's (women's and kids!) best friend and a world first-event.


6 Aug

BU Day 2017

Beautiful Minds BU Day Event is a one day event for girls aged 11 - 17 to inspire, educate and entertain you!


6 Aug

Moocooboola Festival

Moocooboola Festival is a wonderful community and family day attracting over 20,000 people throughout the day and has plenty to see and do.


8-20 Aug

Sydney Science Festival

Now in its 3rd year, the Sydney Science Festival is led by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), in collaboration with museums, galleries, universities, businesses, scientists, engineers and community organisations across greater Sydney, to deliver a vibrant 13-day program as part of National Science Week.


13 Aug

August Open-Mic Night

Open Mic is back for August and we would love see the room choc full of artists - musicians, singer/songwriters, dancers, poets, comedians and story tellers to perform, artists to display and speak about their work, everyone welcome!!! Perform or be a part of the friendly audience.


15-31 Aug*

Water Stories: The Global Water Crisis in Pictures

For the first time ever in Australia, an international exhibition of images from 31-year-old US photographic artist Mustafah Abdulaziz, titled Water Stories.


17-31 Aug*

Arab Film Festival

The Festival will launch with a selection of films that take the pulse of the Arab world in a time of incredible change. This year's program is a round-up of the best films coming out during this Arab Spring. Screenings at Riverside Theatres.


19-20 Aug

Malaysia Festival

As part of the Spring Festival held at Tumbalong Park the Malaysia Festival promotes Malaysia's unique culture and traditions to all Sydneysiders and visitors. The festival stages numerous cultural performances and exhibitions, not to mention the famous Malaysian food stalls.


20 Aug

Ferragosto

Sydney's premier Italian-themed street festival, Ferragosto returns to Great North Road, Five Dock and celebrates its 20th anniversary.


20 Aug

The Innovation Games

The #InnovationGames is a FREE family fun day full of hands-on activities, games and demonstrations to be held at Sydney Olympic Park from 11.00am - 3.30pm.


24-27 Aug

Alliance Française Classic Film Festival

In celebration of the enduring cinema of France, The Festival is returning for its anticipated third edition in Sydney. This year's programme pays homage to Jean-Paul Belmondo, the most iconic French actor of the 60s and 70s. Considered a key figure of the French New Wave, Belmondo's career of almost 60 years has been internationally fêted. The 2017 season will showcase 6 films, thereby transporting audiences to an era during which ‘Bébel’s’ talent, charisma and undeniable screen presence dominated French cinema


25-27 Aug

Springwood Art Show

Get an eyeful of art at the first and longest running art show in the Blue Mountains. Held at Springwood High School, Grose Rd, Faulconbridge and co-ordinated by the P&C and showcasing the best established and emerging talent in the area.


27 Aug

Italian Wine & Food Festival

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


27 Aug

Moussa Diakite & Wassado

The 5 Lands Experience is back for August. A regular monthly community event at The Rhythm Hut in Gosford, each month, The 5 Lands Experience begins with a free community drum circle, at 5pm all ages and levels encouraged. Bring your own drum or have a go with ours! We’ll have loads of different percussion for everyone to try.


27-28 Aug

King's Spring Festival

An event with something for every member of the family to enjoy! Opening at 10am daily, be sure to allow plenty of time to explore everything the festival has to offer.


What's On Next Month

1 Sep

SLOW TRAIN Presents

The Maiden Voyage for SLOW TRAIN is set and features Jed Rowe (melb) + Leroy Lee + Sam Newton live and intimate.


~1-3 Sep

Arab Film Festival

The Festival will launch with a selection of films that take the pulse of the Arab world in a time of incredible change. This year's program is a round-up of the best films coming out during this Arab Spring. Screenings at Riverside Theatres.


~1-5 Sep

Water Stories: The Global Water Crisis in Pictures

For the first time ever in Australia, an international exhibition of images from 31-year-old US photographic artist Mustafah Abdulaziz, titled Water Stories.


1-30 Sep

Sydney Fringe Festival

Starting in 2009 the Sydney Fringe Festival is the largest independent arts festival in NSW. Spread across five cultural villages, it presents over 300 productions in over 50 venues Celebrating local artists and encouraging new audiences to experience the independent arts of Sydney in order to build a stronger more sustainable sector.


1-30 Sep

Fight Cancer Foundation's Footy Colours Day

Fight Cancer Foundation is calling on all Australians to “show their true colours” this September during Footy Colours Day to support kids with cancer.


2-17 Sep

Sydney Sacred Music Festival

Now in its 7th year is a celebration of diverse music, ceremony and art and continues to uncover the amazing talent hidden away in our suburbs and creating a new way forward for 'new' Australian sacred music!


8-10 Sep

Jewish-ish at Sydney Fringe Comedy

After a SOLD OUT season at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Michael Shafar brings Jewish-ish to Sydney Fringe Comedy!


16-17 Sep

Sydney Taiwan Festival

Come and join the greatest fun festival of the year. Do it the Taiwan way! See you there! Held at Chatswood Mall, Victoria.


10 Sep

Festival of the Winds

The skies above Sydney’s most famous beach, Bondi will come alive for the 39th time. The free wind-powered event sees Australian and international kite flyers showing off their skills and amazing hand-made creations from 11am with winners announced at 3pm on the day. Make your own sky-high creation at one of the kite making workshops offered throughout the day. There's also food stalls from all over the world, children's activities, demonstrations, puppet shows, and a day-long entertainment program on the main stage, making Festival of the Winds one of Sydney's most loved events.


22-24 Sep

Essential Baby & Toddler Show

The Essential Baby & Toddler Show will be held at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour. Look forward to 250 local & international brands, advice from experts including Dr Howard Chilton. Includes, entertainment and Meet & Greet with Hi-5 and the Trolls, Pram Trial Track, Limited First Aid Courses by CPR and Kids Dedicated Play Areas.


26-30 Sep

Spot On Children's Festival

The Spot On Children's Festival will showcase both local and international children and family movies and productions over four days during the school holidays.


30 Sep-1 Oct

Oz Comic-Con Sydney

Oz Comic-Con is taking over the Convention Centre Darling Harbour.


Future Events

30 Sep-1 Oct

Oz Comic-Con Sydney

Oz Comic-Con is taking over the Convention Centre Darling Harbour.


6-8 Oct

Kidtopia

Kidtopia, a festival for kids and their grownups and is held at Parramatta Park during this October school holidays.


20-29 Oct

Sydney Beer Week

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


22 Oct

Cruelty Free Festival

Showcasing the groups who give a voice to animals, and the advocates, innovators & businesses creating inspiration and options for vegan & cruelty free living!


2 Dec

Men's Health Survival of the Fittest Sydney

The World's biggest urban assault course is coming to Sydney Olympic Park. You'll run at least 10k and tackle a 10km obstacle course with 10 massive obstacle zones.