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The stunning harbour city of Sydney sparkles with exciting events held all year round. From the world-famous New Year’s Eve celebrations to iconic theatre acts, Vivid Sydney’s festival of light, exciting sports tournaments, and everything else in between, Sydney’s event calendar has something to offer everyone.

When you combine all these events and factor in Sydney’s incredible weather and beautiful beaches, with a dash of cosmopolitan culture for good measure, you’ve got the perfect recipe for a magical experience.

 Upcoming 2021/2022 Sydney Music Festivals & Sporting Events Calendar




It’s no secret that Sydneysiders love the outdoors especially when there is wine and food in the picture. The Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival is a well-loved annual event that only continues to grow each year; showcasing the diverse food and wine culture of this part of Australia. Indulge in the best regional produce, downed with premium local wines at the Taste of Sydney festival, while the Bastille Festival adds a deliciously rich culinary experience that only the French can provide. So make sure to bring along an appetite and come thirsty.

Sydney is a hot spot for creatives from all around the world, and this is something celebrated in the numerous art and film events held throughout the year. Scare yourself silly at A Night of Horror International Film Festival, be amazed at fascinating flicks at the Sydney Film Festival, or watch a classic film at one of the open-air cinemas. In fact, Sydney is known for being home to some of the best film experiences in the world.

Just like the rest of Australia, Sydney has its fair share of diverse festivals, too. Each of them unique and special in its own way, these festivals are worth travelling for. Thousands of people fly across the globe to attend the legendary Mardi Gras festivities, but don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes for the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival.

Adrenaline, you say? There’s lots of that here, too: The Australian Open of Surfing is undoubtedly the ultimate sports festival. Surfing is the main star, while BMX comps and skating act as the supporting cast. The Sydney Harbour Regatta is a breathtaking display of over 200 keelboats competing in the sparkling seas of the Sydney Harbour.

Check out what’s happening this weekend, or better yet, spontaneously join in a festival or event! Be sure to check out the calendar as Sydney’s events are always changing.



Christmas In Narellan

Christmas in Narellan

Narellan Town Centre, Narellan, NSW
TBA - November 2021

Christmas in Narellan is a free yearly event that is all about giving back to the community during the Christmas season. It aims to help support the community by raising funds that would sustain them the rest of the...

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Parramatta Lanes

Parramatta Lanes

Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW
16 November 2021 to 20 November 2021

Parramatta Lanes is a massive festival held in the CBD of Parramatta, where 12 streets are shut down and filled with food, art and live entertainment. Tens of thousands of people flock to Parramatta in October each year...

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Sydney International Art Series

Sydney International Art Series

Multiple Venues, Sydney, NSW
20 November 2021 to 13 March 2022

The Sydney International Art Series showcases ground-breaking past and present artworks from all over the world each summer. The event, an initiative of the New South Wales Government, takes place over several months at...

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Japanese Film Festival

Japanese Film Festival

Event Cinemas, Sydney, NSW
25 November 2021 to 05 December 2021

The Japanese Film Festival in Sydney is a yearly event that runs in November every year at Event Cinemas on George Street. Each year, dozens of films are screened during the festival which celebrates the unique culture...

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Martin Place Christmas Tree & Fairy Lights

Martin Place Christmas Tree & Fairy Lights

Martin Place, Sydney, NSW
27 November 2021 to 01 January 2022

The Martin Place Christmas Tree is an annual holiday event. It takes place at Martin Place, located in the heart of Sydney’s central business district late in November and running through to New Year’s Day...

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Wings Over Illawarra

Wings Over Illawarra

Illawarra Airport, Albion Park Rail, NSW
27 November 2021 to 28 November 2021

Wings Over Illawarra is the biggest airshow in New South Wales and attracts visitors from all over the world. The event brings together aircraft from the different defence forces in a spectacular display of tactics and...

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Top Dog Film Festival

Top Dog Film Festival

Hayden Orpheum, Cremorne, NSW
28 November 2021

The Top Dog Film Festival is a film event that was launched in 2017 to celebrate the important bonds between people and their dogs. The festival will screen a number of short, independent films that relate to dogs and...

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Sydney Santa Spectacular

Sydney Santa Spectacular

Rouse Hill Town Centre, Rouse Hill, NSW
TBA - December 2021

The Sydney Santa Spectacular is back again with Western Sydney’s biggest event of the year bringing together thousands of people in this amazing Christmas event. With more rides, attractions, activities and...

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Campbelltown City Christmas Carols

Campbelltown City Christmas Carols

Mulitple Venues, Campbelltown Council Area, NSW
11 December 2021

The Campbelltown City Christmas Carols is an annual carolling event that usually takes place on the first Saturday of December. This year, get ready for Santa’s arrival at a park near you! There will be spreading...

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Carols By The Sea

Carols by the Sea

South Bondi Park, Bondi Beach, NSW
TBA - December 2021

Carols by the Sea is an annual community event that invites all to celebrate the festive season. It offers a unique way to share the Christmas cheer through song in seaside locations in and around Sydney. In the past...

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Narrabeen Lakes Festival

Narrabeen Lakes Festival

Berry Reserve, Narrabeen, NSW
TBA - December 2021

Narrabeen Lakes Festival is held each year early in the month of December. The two-day summer event is free to the public and is held at a lakeside location in Narrabeen. All ages are welcome to attend the festivities...

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Oz Comic-con

Oz Comic-Con

Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
04 December 2021 to 05 December 2021

Oz Comic-Con is back in Australia for another huge event hosted at the Sydney Showground in Sydney Olympic Park. With a huge range of television and movie stars, anime and manga, gaming and comics, there is so much to...

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Coogee Family Fun Day

Coogee Family Fun Day

Goldstein Reserve, Coogee, NSW
TBA - December 2021

The Coogee Family Fun Day is an annual Christmas event that takes place by the Coogee seaside. It’s considered the unofficial start of the festive season, and it’s a great way to get your holiday shopping in...

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Matsuri Japan Festival Sydney

Matsuri Japan Festival Sydney

Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour, NSW
TBA - December 2021

The Matsuri Japan Festival in Sydney is the biggest Japanese festival in town. It takes place at Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour every December to honour the cultural contributions of Japan to Australia. The full-day...

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Bowral Classic

Bowral Classic

Central Bowral, Bowral, NSW
11 December 2021 to 12 December 2021

The Bowral Classic is a popular cycling race held in the Southern Highlands in New South Wales each year. There are a number of races scheduled throughout the event and those who are up for the challenge are invited to...

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Christmas Fare

Christmas Fare

Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Sydney, NSW
TBA - December 2021

The Christmas Fare is a celebration of sustainable, locally produced food that has been handmade by some of New South Wales’ most talented chefs, producers and farmers. For one night only in December, they serve...

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Carols In The Domain

Carols In the Domain

The Domain, Sydney, NSW
18 December 2021

If you are in Sydney around Christmas time, don’t miss the most popular Christmas event known as Carols in the Domain. This huge event is a massive Christmas celebration where families come together to sing along...

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Christmas Wonderland Sydney Showground

Christmas Wonderland Sydney Showground

Crossroads Homemaker Centre, Casula, NSW
TBA - December 2021

The festive season will come alive in the days leading up to Santa’s arrival with the Christmas Wonderland. There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit! The Christmas Wonderland is a great...

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Multiple Locations, Sydney, NSW
24 December 2021

Christmas Eve is celebrated on the 24th of December and is celebrated all over the world. Christmas Day in Sydney is a public holiday and is, therefore, a wonderful time to stop, reflect and spend time with family and...

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Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Multiple Venues, Sydney, NSW
25 December 2021

Christmas Day is celebrated on the 25th of December and is celebrated all over the world. Christmas in Sydney is a public holiday and is, therefore, a wonderful time to stop, reflect and spend time with family and...

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Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Multiple Venues, Sydney, NSW
26 December 2021

Boxing Day is a massive public holiday in Australia and the best thing about being in Sydney is that there are so many options for how to spend your day. From sporting events, cinema releases, shopping sprees or family...

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Sydney To Hobart Yacht Race

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

CYCA, Darling Point, NSW
26 December 2021 to 01 January 2022

The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is a huge sporting event in Australia which is held on Boxing Day each year. Attracting some of the best sailing crews in the world, the race travels from Sydney, 630 nautical miles...

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New Years Eve

New Years Eve

Multiple Venues, Sydney, NSW
31 December 2021 to 01 January 2022

Sydney New Year’s Eve will be an opportunity for locals and the world to see Sydney shine. You’ll be able to attend a vantage point near the harbour this year, but some things will be different. Tickets will be...

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Field Day

Field Day

Domain Gardens, Sydney, NSW
01 January 2022

Field Day is a massive music festival held on New Year’s Day in The Domain gardens each year. With a huge line-up of international acts, Field Day is a great way to start off the new year with the sun shining and...

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Good Food Month

Good Food Month

Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW
TBA - January 2022

Sydney’s Good Food Month is one of Australia’s largest food festivals that celebrates a multitude of cultures and cuisines. Foodies in Sydney and throughout regional NSW are invited to enjoy the incredible...

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New Years Day

New Years Day

Multiple Locations, Sydney, NSW
01 January 2022

New Years Day falls on the 1st of January each year, in the height of the Australian summer. It has been designated as a public holiday which allows many people to have a relaxing day off work. Even though there may be...

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Night Noodle Markets

Night Noodle Markets

Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW
TBA - January 2022

As part of Good Food Month in Sydney (which is usually hosted in October each year), the Night Noodle Markets are a highlight of the event calendar. Come down to Hyde Park and enjoy all the tasty treats on offer at the...

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Outdoor Cinema At Sydney Olympic Park

Outdoor Cinema at Sydney Olympic Park

Cathy Freeman Park, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
TBA - January 2022

Outdoor Cinema at Sydney Olympic Park is hosted at Cathy Freeman Park at Sydney Olympic Park; a free event and suitable for all ages. Each year the program attracts thousands of people to Olympic park to enjoy a night...

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Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival

Multiple Venues, Sydney, NSW
06 January 2022 to 30 January 2022

The Sydney Festival is a huge event which started in 1977 and is now held over 21 days in January each year. With over 100 events in cutting-edge theatre, music, cabaret, dance and visual art, come down to this family...

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Tamworth Country Music Festival

Tamworth Country Music Festival

Various Venues, Tamworth, NSW
14 January 2022 to 23 January 2022

The Tamworth Country Music Festival is the largest country music festival held in Australia and takes place in January each year. Held since 1973, the Tamworth Country Music Festival runs over 2 weeks and is a...

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Mov’in Bed

Mov’In Bed

The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, NSW
TBA - January / March 2022

Mov’in Bed is Australia’s first and only cinema where you can watch your favourite movie outdoors and in the comfort of a cosy bed! Have you ever been to the cinema and wished you were watching the movie in...

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Australia Day

Australia Day

Multiple Locations, Sydney, NSW
26 January 2022

One of the largest celebrations held throughout the country year after year is Australia Day. Celebrated on January 26th, Australia day is a public holiday that honours the arrival of the first British Fleet on...

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Yabun Festival

Yabun Festival

Victoria Park, Camperdown, NSW
26 January 2022

The Yabun Festival is an annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture; held every year on Australia Day (January 26th) on the traditional lands of the Gadigal people at Victoria Park in Camperdown...

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Various locations, Sydney, NSW
29 January 2022 to 13 February 2022

2022 is a year of the Tiger, starting from February 1st, 2022 (Chinese lunar New Year Day) and lasting until January 22nd, 2023. If you were born in 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010…, your Chinese zodiac sign is...

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Twilight At Taronga

Twilight at Taronga

Taronga Zoo, Mosman, NSW
28 January 2022 to 19 February 2022

Each year, Taronga Zoo hosts the Twilight at Taronga festival, which is a summer concert series with an array of fantastic musical acts over 17 days. Taronga Zoo is a world-class zoo located in the city of Sydney, right...

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Roaring 20s Festival

Roaring 20s Festival

Hydro Majestic, Medlow Bath, NSW
TBA - February 2022

The Roaring 20s Festival in Sydney is a celebration of all things 1920’s through luxurious high teas, extravagant balls, music, vintage vehicles, and much more. It takes place in conjunction with the All That Jazz...

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Atp Cup

ATP Cup

NSW Tennis Centre, Sydney, NSW
02 February 2022 to 07 February 2022

The ATP Cup is a world-class tennis competition held at the NSW Tennis Centre at Sydney Olympic Park in February 2022 (having replaced the Sydney International). With plenty of seeded stars as well as young up and...

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Classic And Wooden Boat Festival

Classic and Wooden Boat Festival

Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, NSW
10 February 2023 to 13 February 2023

The Classic and Wooden Boat Festival is a biennial event that pays tribute to Australia’s maritime heritage. Showcasing vessels from Sydney and around the country, the free event takes place at the Australian...

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Openair Cinemas

Openair Cinemas

Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach, NSW
TBA - February - March 2022

Head down to Bondi Beach for a night amongst the stars as you enjoy the warm summer evenings at the Openair Cinemas. Each year in January to March, Sydneysiders are treated to an amazing program of cinema, live music...

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Sydney 7s

Sydney 7s

Bankwest Stadium, Parramatta, NSW
TBA - February 2022

The Sydney 7s is an annual rugby tournament that makes up part of the Australian Sevens. For two days, spectators are treated to non-stop action, incredible running, and long passes plus entertainment and live music...

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