Sydney - What's On When?
January - The Rocks Australia Day
A free festival of live music showcasing Australian music from many different genres including rock, soul, opera and jazz.
February - Greek Festival of Sydney
A celebration of Greek art, food, music, crafts, film, history, culture, sport, education and more at Darling Harbour.
March - Future Music Festival
Future Music festivals have a glittering line-up of dance luminaries and emerging talent. Takes place at the Royal Randwick Racecourse.
April - Sydney Comedy Festival
Venues across Sydney present a range of famous, up-and-coming-, local and international comedy names for three weeks of laughter.
May - Sydney Writers' Festival
The nation's biggest annual celebration of literature with over 300 events attracting 80000+ attendees and the finest authors.
June - Sydney Film Festival
New films from across the world including shorts, documentaries and features are shown at the likes of the State Theatre.
July - The Rocks Aroma Festival
This festival is a tribute to The Rocks' heritage as a port for beverage trade, with plenty of coffee, tea and chocolate plus full entertainment.
August - City2Surf
Promoted as the world's largest footrace, with 85000 people taking on the 14km length from the CBD to Bondi Pavilion.
September - Blackmores Sydney Marathon
A scenic marathon course that takes in the city's landmarks and spans over 42km with more than 10000 entrants. Runners must be aged 18+.
October - Crave Sydney International Food Festival
Calling all food lovers! Take to the streets of Sydney and enjoy fabulous cuisine from all over New South Wales.
November - Balmain Art & Craft Show
New arts & crafts are on display (and for sale) at the Father John Therry School, plus gourmet food, kids activities and live auctions.
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Yachts of many sizes compete over 630 nautical miles from Sydney Harbour and then up the Derwent River in this premier yachting event.