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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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
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.
- Learn about Sydney’s secret world of animals at Something Else is Alive
- There’s still time to see the Archibald Prize
- A unique panel of speakers – including a Sydney madam and an ex-model – share their take on feminism at Newtown Library
- Explore Sydney’s broadcasting past at Kings Cross Library during History Week
- Julie Andrews directs My Fair Lady at the Capitol Theatre
- From school girl to superstar – Beautiful: Carole King the musical opens at Lyric Theatre