Carriageworks Farmers Market is an award-winning authentic Farmers Market held every Saturday in the heart of Redfern in Sydney. This renowned market features seasonal produce including organic and bio-dynamic foods from farmers and artisan producers from across New South Wales. Come join in the community spirit as this bustling market embraces all food lovers with produce picked, packed, and made that week especially for the Carriagework Farmers Market shopper. Carriageworks Farmers Market is an all weather marketplace.
Feast your senses at EQ’s produce and flower markets, which is on every Wednesday and Saturday from 8am – 2pm under The Market Canopy located on The Showring. You can find seasonal produce straight from the farms, hot coffee, beautiful fresh flowers, crafts and clothing and sensational cooked food for your lunch or even breakfast if you desire. The Market promotes a wonderful sense of community and is great for a slow wander through or just sit and listen to live music while tucking into scrumptious cakes and pastries.
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race will be conducted on the waters of Sydney Harbour, the Tasman Sea, Storm Bay and the Derwent River. Over the past 70 years, the Rolex Sydney Hobart has become an icon of Australia's summer sport, ranking in public interest with such national events as the Melbourne Cup horse race, the Davis Cup tennis and the cricket tests between Australia and England. No regular annual yachting event in the world attracts such huge media coverage than does the start on Sydney Harbour. Participants from maxi yachts to weekend racers take part in this event, which starts from Nielsen Park in Sydney Harbour and takes the international fleet 628 nautical miles to the finish line in the Derwent River, Hobart.
Celebrate the New Year with a spectacular, family friendly fireworks display at Darling Harbour. With flame and light shows every hour from 7pm as well as land and water based fireworks at 9pm and midnight. Sydney New Year’s Eve at Darling Harbour is the family friendly place to bring in 2017! Sydney New Year’s Eve at Darling Harbour is a free, family friendly and accessible event. Make sure you plan your trip, use public transport and get in early, as large crowds are expected and seating will be limited. Site opens at 11am Flame and light shows at 7pm, 8pm, 10pm and 11pm. Fireworks at 9pm and midnight. Site closes at 1.30am on New Year’s Day Family friendly and alcohol free. No BYO alcohol allowed.
There's no better place to welcome the new year than in Sydney - the New Year's Eve Capital of the World. Be one of the first in the world to welcome the new year as Sydney dazzles you with its world-class event and a spectacular midnight fireworks display. The internationally-loved event on Sydney Harbour brings in more than 1.5 million spectators and is watched by more than one billion viewers across the world.
The Sydney International promises to be one of the best tennis experiences in the nation. One of the oldest tournaments in the world, this famous event is held at the state-of-the-art Sydney Olympic Park Tennis centre. There will be a total of 10 sessions – six day sessions and four night sessions. Both day and night session tickets include access to all outside courts and Ken Rosewall Arena. Don't miss out!
The iconic Parkes Elvis Festival is a celebration of the life and music of Elvis Presley held annually in Parkes, NSW, in the second week of January to coincide with the January 8 birthday of The King. From Wednesday to Sunday more than 150 events take place at venues in and around Parkes. Now celebrating its 25th year, the Festival attracts headline international and national Elvis tribute artists, and more than 22,000 national and international visitors to Central West NSW. Parkes Elvis Festival is proud to be officially endorsed by the estate of Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc.
Exuberant, exciting and forever effervescent - the best time to experience Sydney is in January, when the city is in full celebratory mode. Sydney Festival presents the biggest and best of the world's performing and visual arts, all coming together in an avalanche of artistic activity. From the central business district to Parramatta, Sydney Festival brings to life unique spaces including the Festival Village in Hyde Park, Sydney Town Hall and The Domain, as well as making the most of Sydney's best venues including Carriageworks, Riverside Theatres and Sydney Opera House.
All roads lead to Tamworth in January for the annual Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth. It's Australia's largest music festival and rated in the top 10 in the world. Each year the largest music festival in the southern hemisphere attracts around 50,000 visitors per day, with over 700 artists featured in 2800 scheduled events across 80 venues. The variety of country music is endless!
On 26 January each year, Australians come together to celebrate their national day. The date commemorates the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet from Great Britain, reflecting the nation's diversity and achievements, its past and its future. The Australia Day celebrations in Sydney are fit for Australia's oldest and biggest city with events and activities spread far and wide. There's nothing quite like Australia Day on Sydney Harbour, the city's crowning jewel.