The Sydney Festival is a huge event which started in 1977 and is now held over 24 days in January each year.
With over 100 events in music, theatre, dance and visual arts, come down to this family friendly event and enjoy one of the many free shows on offer!
The Sydney Festival offers a huge program of events including large installations, circus performances, dance and comedy acts, cabaret and live theatre. The festival is held in a range of venues all over the Sydney CBD including the Art Gallery of NSW, Artspace, Arts Centre, City Recital Hall, State Library of NSW, Sydney Harbour, The Domain, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Town Hall.
There are many free exhibitions available around the city including circus performances, visual art and talks. There are also ticketed shows which can be purchased as a single ticket, or as a multipack. For those planning on seeing a few shows, you will save money by purchasing a multi-pack. Gift Vouchers are also available.
Make a night of it by enjoying ‘Festival Feasts’ where you can attend some of Sydney’s top restaurants choose from $30 or $55 a la carte menu.
The Sydney Festival brochure is available online or if you are after a hard copy, you can find one at the many Sydney host venues as well as libraries, cafes and bars. The best way to get to the Sydney Festival is by public transport.