The William Street Festival is an annual event in Paddington that highlights the unique lifestyle and the boutique shops found in this area.
The area is much more cosmopolitan than the rest of Sydney, which is what sets it apart and why this festival is highly anticipated by the local community each year.
William Street Festival 2021, Dates, Times & Venues, Paddington Sydney
It’s a fun-filled day with shopping, live entertainment, and lots of delicious food. Stroll through the street and find some hidden gems, and maybe get a great bargain on a fashion find. If you’ve never been here, this is the perfect time to explore the many pubs, cafes, and independent shops.
At night, attendees look forward to the light projection shows and the lounge area, which turns into a relaxing open-air cinema. There is an art section as well, which showcases exhibits and live art performances by Australian artists.
The kids will enjoy the James Cook Reserve, which transforms into a kids’ activity area filled with exciting happenings for the little ones. With a full day of entertainment, the William Street Festival is an excellent day out with family and friends.
The William Street Festival was actually Sydney’s first laneway fashion festival. It’s a memorable, action-packed day for all, so don’t miss out!
Paddington is an inner-city Sydney suburb located about 10 minutes south-east of the CBD by car via the M1. There are also public transport options to get there (bus and train services). Museum Station on the City Circle route is the closest train station and from there you can catch a bus to Paddington.