Australia's major international destination, Sydney and its surrounding regions have a vibrant events calendar that sparkles with exhibitions and festivals, street parades and performances throughout the year.
Plan a trip to one of the most dreamed about cities on the planet and be part of festivities around New Years Eve, Chinese New Year Festival, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and seasonal events such as the Autumn Racing Carnival. Discover the tempting taste of modern Australian cuisine at Crave Sydney, a new festival where the focus is on food, or Vivid Sydney, when creative Sydney lights up the harbourside city.
Festival First Night is a huge street party in summer with dancing, music and outdoor bars and Sydney Fashion Festival is a follow up to Australian Fashion Week when the hottest models in the world show off new season trends. Sports fans will find endless entertainment at the Australian Open Golf Championship in the Hunter Valley and the World Cup Soccer Asian Qualifier between Bahrain and Australia in Sydney.