Festivals in Sydney 2024

Cultural, Arts & Educational Festivals in Sydney

The best things to do in the world include attending top-notch festivals in Sydney. Be it a rocking music festival or scrumptious food festival in Sydney, you will have a gala time of your life with a few of your close friends or your family. With the best of fun, entertainment, and food, the experience in festivals lets the enthusiasts immerse in the local culture and vibe. Ranging from the biggest outdoor beach parties to crazy music festivals, the festivals fall under various categories to suit everybody’s tastes. If you are looking for the best events and festivals in Sydney listed on one platform - we have you covered. Immerse yourself in the mega dance festivals, electrifying music festivals, theatre & film festivals, quirky local festivals and more with us!

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Date Event Venue
27 Jul 2024 KALA CHASHMA - Bollywood Night at Blackbird Darling Harbour Sydney Blackbird Cafe, Sydney
03 Aug 2024 The 2024 Social Enterprise Festival UTS Business School (Building 8), Sydney
01 Aug 2024 FFWD Festival Opening Night Cocktail Party Machine Hall (Machine Hall, Sub Station No.164), Sydney
18 Aug 2024 Mudgee Wine Food Festival Balmoral The Rotunda, Balmoral Beach, Sydney
27 Jul 2024 LamBros. Bucketty's Brewing Co., Sydney
18 Aug 2024 Mudgee WineFood Festival Balmoral Balmoral Beach Reserve (Rotunda), Sydney
14 Sep 2024 Emma Volard & Ruby Jackson GadigalSydney Mary's Underground, Sydney
01 Aug 2024 Lauren White Quartet at Foundry 616 Foundry616, Sydney
03 Aug 2024 CLUB Ctrl pres. Little Fritter The Abercrombie, Sydney
15 Oct 2024 Jorja Smith ICC Sydney Theatre Sydney ICC Sydney Theatre

Best Festivals in Sydney

The beautiful harbor of Sydney sparkles beneath a cloudless sky, the air is filled with the aroma of sizzling sausages and sunscreen, and the city reverberates with the infectious rhythm of live music. Festivals in Sydney are like one big beach party that spills into the streets, with locals everywhere and an endless celebration. With music festivals, theatre events, races into the endless seas, and comedy festivals, Sydney is filled with beauty and fun in and out. Now that you have your dance shoes, a sunhat, and swimmers, it's time to experience Sydney's contagious energy and party like a real Aussie!


1) Sydney Festival

Sydney has literally brought the world together every year for three weeks with a city-wide celebration of culture and creativity since 1977! Pick any street or beach, theatre or basement, and The Sydney Festival spreads around the city with more than 100 events from local and international artists, including free and ticketed theatre, music, dance, visual arts, and artist talks! It’s a celebration of Sydney and the world in three weeks!


2) Vivid Sydney

When you see the city shimmering way too much, it’s because the largest festival in Emerald City has come bearing happiness. During the Vivid Sydney festival, one month transforms with a fuse of art, innovation, and technology with the help of extremely talented (insane) artists, musicians, thinkers, and culinary experts of the time! With 3D light installations, the urban city magically glows! It is the best time to visit Sydney!


3) Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

As exciting as a boat race sounds, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is one of the most difficult yacht races in the world. The historic 628-nautical mile race is an annual Boxing Day event that starts in Sydney, South Wales and finishes in Hobart, Tasmania. It is a very competitive and neck-to-neck race, and people take it too far to win! It’s one of the most awaited festivals!


4) Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour

Let’s hand it over to Sydney to organize one of the most picturesque harbourside settings with Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour . With an pop-up opera house, complete with bars, restaurants, and tiered seating, it is a beautiful way to spend a splendid evening in the Emerald City! A sparkling drink and sumptuous meal while performances steal your hearts; indeed, it is worth every penny of yours!


5) Sydney Comedy Festival

Comedy comes naturally in Sydney because the Sydney Comedy Festival brings all the laughter to the city every year. With 250 of the best comedians from Australia, it features some of the finest acts with international stars that we are sure you love dearly! You can see every variety of acts that can make you laugh in this life, from sketch, satire, improv, musical, and absurdist to theatre, magic, and kids' comedy!

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