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What's On This Month

~1-5 Mar

Mardi Gras

Running for over 35 years, this festival celebrates diversity and pride by Sydney and Australia's LGBTQI culture. It will be outrageous and vibrant and full of colour.


~1-11 Mar

Twilight at Taronga

Celebrating the Sydney summer with breathtaking 180-degree harbour views, Taronga Zoo will present performances from iconic Australian artists and international guests.


~1-31 Mar*

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


~1-31 Mar*

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.


~1-31 Mar*

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

showcases the AM's incredible collection of work by prominent 19th century natural history artists, sisters Helena and Harriet Scott. During the exhibition join one of the behind-the-scenes tours or try your hand at a range of botanical art-making workshops.


~1-31 Mar*

ARTEXPRESS at the Armory

ARTEXPRESS is an annual series of exhibitions of exemplary artworks created by New South Wales visual arts students for the Higher School Certificate examination.


3 Mar

Twilight Food Fair

Enjoy a variety of tasty global cuisines including Thai, Malaysian, South American, Chinese, German, Turkish, Italian, Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern. There's also live music and free children's activities.


7-30 Mar

French Film Festival

In its 27th season, the Artistic Director has selected a tantalising line-up of more than 45 films from which to choose. This is your chance to indulge in the latest French comedies, dramas and thrillers.


9-12 Mar

Taste Of Sydney

Held at Centennial Park, Taste of Sydney is the mouth-watering experience of a lifetime, with dishes from Australia's leading restaurants.


9-25 Mar

Transitions Film Festival

A line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.


10 Mar

A Night of Fantasy

Tucked inside ZETA BAR, this club boasts of lights that will illuminate your night and music that will ignite your nerves.


10-12 Mar

Australian Tattoo Expo

This the 9th annual Expo is on again. The Expo brings together an exciting range of creative, unique, talented artists, giving visitors the opportunity to make appointments and get inked by the best in the business. This is a jam-packed entertainment line-up with something for everyone.


10-12 Mar

Lindfield Art Show & Fair

Centered round the Lindfield Art Show which showcases an extensive range of art for viewing and purchase, the Lindfield Art Show & Fair @ Holy Family School promises something for every member of the family.


11 Mar

Days Like This Festival

Days Like This is a boutique one-day music festival with a taste for discerning electronic music, food and arts.


11 Mar

Africultures Festival

The Africultures Festival is an annual festival that celebrates and showcases the rich heritage and cultures of Africa. The diverse programming on the day includes dance, music, fashion show, foods and African arts and crafts. A free event.


11-12 Mar

Lindfield Art Show & Fair

Held at Holy Family School the Fair is centred around the Lindfield Art Show which showcases an extensive range of affordable, quality and collectible art. On Saturday enjoy the fair with market stalls, food, sport and craft zone for kids.


16-31 Mar

Ultimate Schnitzel Eating Food Challenge!

Can You Beat The Record? We're setting the Ultimate Schnitzel Eating Food Challenge! Competitive Eating Machine and all-round legend, The Ressler, set a new record at Munich Brauhaus when he devouring our 1kg Schnitzelmeister in 7 minutes and 27 seconds. Reckon you can smash this record?


16-31 Mar*

Ironlak Art & Design Exhibition

Ironlak Art & Design is excited to host Drawn Together 2, the first exhibition at its new flagship store that opened in October. Ironlak Art and Design is at Central Park Mall 14/28 Broadway, Chippendale.


18 Mar

Sydney Jamboree : Sport Compact Drag Racing & Car Show Spectacular

Sport Compact Drag Racing, Show-N-Shine, Drift Exhibition, Babe & Bikini Shows, Beat Box entrainment, Trade Stalls, FREE kids rides.


18 Mar

Hot Dub Wine Machine

Expand your palate in 2017, as the indefatigable time-travelling music maestro Hot Dub Time Machine introduces Australia to Hot Dub Wine Machine. A full-bodied day of food, wine, beer and live music - a get-together in the sunshine among the vines of our country's greatest wineries.


19 Mar

Sydney Skinny

Clothes, constraints and inhibitions are left on the sand as thousands of people challenge themselves to the invigorating experience. Diving off Cobbler's Beach, Middle Head, participants are protected by the privacy and stunning surrounds of Sydney Harbour National Park and of course the iconic Sydney Skinny Sarongs given to each swimmer as they leave the water.


19 Mar

The Green Gathering

This FREE event celebrating Sydney St Patrick's Day will feature live entertainment, marching bands, Irish dancers, children's parade and family fun day. There will be a variety of stalls showcasing local crafts, traditional goods and plenty of your favourite Irish foods and beverages.


23-26 Mar

International Festival of Speed

A celebration of Italian GP Motorcycle Racing at its best. 2017 is set to sizzle with GP Legends from across the globe reuniting in Sydney. An event not to be missed.


27-31 Mar*

Sydney International Rowing Regatta

A week long regatta hosted by Rowing Australia and featuring some of the world's finest athletes.


29-31 Mar*

Irish Film Festival

The 3rd annual Irish Film Festival is headed back to Sydney. With five feature films and three documentaries, the 2017 program is bursting with character and craic from the Emerald Isle. Penrith Gaels Club, Kingswood is the location for the festival's launch into Western Sydney. Then the Festival returns to its traditional Sydney home at the Chauvel at 249 Oxford Street, Paddington | Cost: $22 per ticket plus $1.80 booking fee $16 Comp $30 Opening night


30-31 Mar

Rooftop Fiesta

We're throwing a free end-of-Summer pop-up party you won't want to miss! NTH SYD, Greenwood Plaza and Greenwood Hotel present Rooftop Fiesta - two nights of music, dancing, fun, frivolity and colour on the Greenwood Plaza rooftop gardens.


31 Mar

Laugh Hard: Top Ten Comedy Night

The night will be held at Manning Bar, on 31/03 and will include TOTTN Ambassador Socratis Otto, and Danielle Cormack, from TV's Wentworth.


What's On Next Month

1 Apr

The Makers & Shakers Market

Makers and Shakers is an indoor, curated, retail event that brings together people who care about where things come from and how they're made.


1 Apr

Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel will be playing an extended dance set, featuring material from their entire catalogue.


~1-2 Apr

Irish Film Festival

The 3rd annual Irish Film Festival is headed back to Sydney. With five feature films and three documentaries, the 2017 program is bursting with character and craic from the Emerald Isle. Penrith Gaels Club, Kingswood is the location for the festival's launch into Western Sydney. Then the Festival returns to its traditional Sydney home at the Chauvel at 249 Oxford Street, Paddington | Cost: $22 per ticket plus $1.80 booking fee $16 Comp $30 Opening night


~1-2 Apr

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


~1-2 Apr

Sydney International Rowing Regatta

A week long regatta hosted by Rowing Australia and featuring some of the world's finest athletes.


~1-16 Apr

Ironlak Art & Design Exhibition

Ironlak Art & Design is excited to host Drawn Together 2, the first exhibition at its new flagship store that opened in October. Ironlak Art and Design is at Central Park Mall 14/28 Broadway, Chippendale.


~1-25 Apr

ARTEXPRESS at the Armory

ARTEXPRESS is an annual series of exhibitions of exemplary artworks created by New South Wales visual arts students for the Higher School Certificate examination.


~1-30 Apr*

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.


~1-30 Apr*

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

showcases the AM's incredible collection of work by prominent 19th century natural history artists, sisters Helena and Harriet Scott. During the exhibition join one of the behind-the-scenes tours or try your hand at a range of botanical art-making workshops.


6-22 Apr

Fallen

Sport For Jove Theatre is excited to be co-producing with the incredible Melbourne based She Said Theatre, on a new Australian work inspired by the history of Urania Cottage, a home for “fallen” women founded by Charles Dickens.


8 Apr

Tubby Love & Amber Lily In Concert

The Rhythm Hut is excited to welcome back International artists Tubby Love & Amber Lily. From the garden to the globe, Love & Lily are gathering the tribe. Music has been the catalyst for deepening their connection to life and also a bridge for sharing their journey with others.


8-23 Apr

Kids in the Park Autumn

Keep your kids entertained on a budget duing the school holidays at Sydney Olympic Park.


9 Apr

Bring It On!

Bring It On! Festival is a free music, sporting and arts festival that returns to Fairfield Showground between 10:30am to 7:30pm.


11 Apr

Elijah Ray Sound Light Journey

These deeply moving meditational journeys cradle the soul in a nest of safe, moving soundscapes.


12 Apr

Elijah Ray In Concert

We are very excited to bring Elijah Ray to Gosford for the first time! Come and join us for an enchanting evening, coming together as community, dancing upon the earth and sharing stories and connection.


13-17 Apr

Byron Bay BluesFest

Showcasing music from around the world at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just north of Byron Bay. In its 28th year it will present hundreds of performances over numerous stages, as well as camping for up to 6,000 people, 5 licensed bars, over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and children's entertainment.


28-30 Apr

Fitness Show

Find your best fit in 2017 If you're bored with your training schedule, want to start a new fitness kick or need valuable training or diet advice then head to the ultimate workout for fitness, wellness and health - the Fitness Show, Darling Harbour - and find the best new fitness solution for you.


30 Apr

Love in the Vines

See Hunter Valley Wedding Planner Magazine come to life! 10.30am - 4pm at Lindeman's 119 McDonalds Rd Pokolbin, Hunter Valley Vineyards.


Future Events

~1 May-17 Jul

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.


~1 May-25 Jun

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

showcases the AM's incredible collection of work by prominent 19th century natural history artists, sisters Helena and Harriet Scott. During the exhibition join one of the behind-the-scenes tours or try your hand at a range of botanical art-making workshops.


6-7 May

Sutherland Relay For Life 2017

An emotionally charged 24 hour team fundraising event for Cancer Council NSW. All are welcome!


22-28 May

Sydney Writers Festival

This not-for-profit annual event presents over 300 events and attracts audiences of 100,000. The main location is at Walsh Bay in heritage wharves on Sydney Harbour but there are also events stretching across Sydney, from the Opera House and Sydney Town Hall, into suburban Sydney and the Blue Mountains.


26 May-17 Jun

Vivid Sydney

The world's largest annual festival of light, music and ideas will transform Sydney, Australia when the city lights up with light art, illuminations, musical acts and inspiring, ideas talks and forums.


27 May

GABS 2017

This annual Festival brings even more unique craft beers, gourmet beer-battered delicacies and refreshing ciders to satisfy every connoisseur's palette. GABS 2017 will feature around 400 beers from 150 breweries from across the globe filling out a giant beer hall, in which participants can sample a selection of beers and ciders from a wooden paddle.


29 May

Leichhardt Long Lunch

Food and fun in Sydney's Inner West in 2017 Leichhardt Long Lunch Food & Wine Festival at the Leichhardt Town Hall from 11am to 5pm - free entry.


4 June

Run2Cure Neuroblastoma

Run2Cure has a 1km Little Heroes walk for children 5 and under (come as your favourite super hero!) and timed 3km, 5km and 10km runs.


7-18 Jun

Sydney Film Festival

This 12-day Festival screens feature films, documentaries, short films and animation from around the world in venues across Sydney.


22-24 Jun

Underground Cinema DREAM

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” - Langston Hughes. Each day @ 1900hrs | Genre: Sci-Fi/Thriller | Dress: Monochromatic. Dress for success | Location: Secret Inner Sydney | Underground Cinema is an immersive, live film screening event held in secret locations around inner Sydney. *All shows are 4+ hours long including the live experience. This is NOT just a movie.


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.