Festivals are always an awesome experience where you can spend quality time and meet new people. You get to spend a lot of time with people you share common interests with and have a great time in the process as well! There are so many different festivals that happen around the world, and one place that's always up to party is Sydney!
Australia's beautiful city plays host to many events! Sydney's festivals are always a delight and are a great experience for anybody looking to get a taste of some rich, local culture.
The Lost Paradise Music festival presents a fun, outdoor camping experience and is easily the greatest New Year's Eve festival in Australia. A diverse line-up of musicians will belt out the best tunes across three stages in Glenworth Valley. From underground music to techno, there's something for everybody!
Sydney offers an experience unlike any other with the Subsonic Festival. You get to explore the Australian outdoors down at Riverwood Downs Mountain Valley Resort and enjoy being part of a community that enjoys music all day and all night long!
St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is an Asian and Australian music festival in Sydney that's one of the most popular in the country. The one-day festival features a diverse line-up of some of the best local and international talent.
The love for films runs strong in Sydney, with the city always ready to host some fantastic film festivals. The world-renowned Sydney Film Festival is on during the month of June and sees prominent stars - both home-grown and international feature.
You can witness screenings, discussions and conversations amongst creative individuals and enjoy the experience with close to 85,000 individuals who attend every year.
The Sydney short film festival is another great film experience with some of the best short filmmakers showcasing their often thought-provoking and entertaining plays.
If you're looking for something offbeat, then the Banff Mountain Film Festival is another awesome experience. The festival pops up in different cities, including Sydney and you can enjoy viewing award-winning favourites with filmmakers across the world.
For something completely unconventional, experience the SF3 SmartFone Flick fest. It is a movie festival that allows participants to submit their entries for the final gala throughout the year. The only catch is that the video needs to be shot on a smartphone or tablet and cannot exceed six minutes in view time.
There are also major food festivals in Sydney where you can eat to your heart's content. Australia's culinary delights await with a myriad of festivals serving cuisines from all over the world. At the Beef Week at Casino, New South Wales, you get to enjoy the best beef dishes, cooked to tender perfection.
Truffle Kerfuffle is another awesome festival where you get to go on actual truffle hunts and enjoy a whole host of dishes, intricately designed using truffles as the main ingredient.
At Sheffield, Tasmania, you get to enjoy some of Tasmania's best food, with samples ranging from rabbit pies to lamb sausages.
Ceduna Oysterfest is all about the delicious oysters in different styles and flavours. All the oysters are from the region's rich coastal bounty, and you can even take part in an oyster shucking contest.
Head over to All Events to explore some of the best festivals across Australia.