What to do in Sydney this September

This month, Sydney springs to life (pun intended) with a solid line-up of events.

We’re talking fashion, fitness, art fairs and so much more. Here are just some of the best.

Comedy at Sydney Fringe Festival

Sydney Fringe Festival

Celebrate our local independent artists, comedians, makers and performers at the 8th annual Sydney Fringe Festival. There’s bound to be something you’ll love.

Win $100 to spend on Devonshire Street

Head to Surry Hills (and win!)

Fancy $100 to spend at your favourite retailer on Devonshire Street and surrounds? Surry Hills Creative Precinct is giving you the chance to win a little spending money to use on things like pastries at Bourke Street Bakery, or beers with friends at the Shakespeare Hotel. Enter now.

Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out. Pic: Katherine Griffiths

Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out

Fashion takes over the city centre for one night only on Thursday 7 September for Vogue American Express Fashion’s Night Out. Grab your pals and prepare to shop like a VIP.

Jesinta Campbell at the 2015 Blackmores Sydney Running FestivalPhotography Credit:: Keith Calvin Leong

Jesinta Campbell at the 2015 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival
Photography Credit: Keith Calvin Leong

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

Go for a picturesque dash across Sydney Harbour Bridge as part of Blackmores Sydney Running Festival. There’s a family-friendly 3.5km run, a more challenging 10km race, or if you’re up for it, a half marathon and marathon.

Spring in the Garden

Spring in the Garden

Spring Walk in the Garden

Get into the swing of the season with a walk through Royal Botanic Garden to see seasonal blooms on the Spring Walk. It’s the the oldest continuous horticultural display in the country.

Make Nice: Un-conference for Creative Women

If you’re looking for inspiration, you’ll find it in spades at Make Nice: Un-conference for Creative Women.

Sydney Contemporary 2016

Sydney Contemporary

Performances, artist talks and the chance to buy directly from emerging and established artists from around the world. Australasia’s biggest art fair Sydney Contemporary moves to Carriageworks for 2017.

Plus: see 5 artworks you can buy for less than $5,000 as part of Sydney Contemporary.

Rolling Stone Live Lodge at The Lansdowne

Get your live music fix at the Lansdowne every night of the week. From 20 September, Rolling Stone’s Live Lodge presents gigs from the likes of Citizen Kay, Horror My Friend, I Know Leopard and a special Q&A with Josh Pyke.

University of Sydney Book Fair

Stock up on reading material at University of Sydney’s Book Fair.

Australian Life Exhibition 2016

Australian Life and Little Sydney Lives Exhibitions

It’s Australia, as seen through a camera lens. Art & About’s huge photography prize and exhibition, Australian Life returns to Hyde Park alongside sister exhibition Little Sydney Lives, which showcases the work of kids 11 and under.

City Farm working bee. Pic: Katherine Griffiths

City Farm working bee

Itching to get your hands dirty? Join a Sydney City Farm working bee and you might even pick up some gardening skills along the way.

Surry Hills Festival

Celebrate local eateries, venues, artists, musicians and more at Surry Hills Festival.

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