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What's On In Sydney: Upcoming Events & Gig Guide

What’s On In Sydney: Upcoming Events & Gig Guide

The Upcoming Events and Gig Guide will keep you up to date with Australia’s hottest ticket events, concerts, and What’s On In Sydney in arts and entertainment. If you’d like to submit an event for inclusion, you can upload it below. Note: New event listings go live on Fridays. If you don’t see your event after this date, please refresh the page in your browser to see the latest update.

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Featured Event, Sydney

Star Wars Fans Encouraged To Walk A Mile For Scott Loxley
Pitt Street Mall, Sydney NSW

With International Star Wars Day upon us, Sydneysiders are encouraged to descend on Pitt Street Mall on Monday May the 4th and ‘walk a mile’ for Scott Loxley – the Melbourne man who has been ‘storming Australia’ in his full 501st Legion Sandtrooper Star Wars costume since 2013. As an avid Star Wars fan himself, Scott’s mission is to raise vital funds for the Monash Children’s Hospital, with an aim to secure $100,000 for kids in need. Throughout his 18-month journey, Scott will visit every State and Territory and cover around 15,000kms in total. Visitors to Pitt Street Mall are encouraged to donate a gold coin and hop on a treadmill to do their bit. From 12:30pm – 2:00pm, the team at Fit & Fast will be providing treadmills and fitness instructors, with Stormtrooper helmets and light sabers also on hand to provide to some ‘force’ to each mission!

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Now until 18/12/2024
Butcher’s Block Night at Three Blue Ducks
Three Blue Ducks, 1/85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery NSW 2018

Butcher’s Block is a weekly steak night with a difference, offering premium cuts at butcher’s prices at Three Blue Ducks every Wednesday. This is a great way to try premium cuts such as rib eye or even a chateaubriand at a more approachable price. Each cut will be sold at butcher’s prices, which means guests can go hard on the Ducks banging sides, add-ons and sauces. All steaks are pasture-fed and ethically raised, sourced from the very best butchers that New South Wales and Victoria have to offer.

Now until 24/02/2024
Haidilao ignites the Year of the Dragon
Haidilao Darling Square, Haidilao Chatswood

To welcome in the Year of the Dragon in 2024, Haidilao Australia is joining forces with Universal Products & Experiences (Universal) and DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 4. Fans of the highly anticipated movie franchise can enjoy an exclusive Kung Fu Panda dining experience at any Haidilao Sydney location in Chatswood or Darling Square. Sharing common roots of origin from Sichuan China, both Haidilao and the Kung Fu Panda franchise aim to bring families and loved ones together with a seamless fusion of culinary excellence and cinematic charm.

Now until 31/03/2024
Get ready to score big at Timezone and Zone Bowling with an epic birthday treat!
Timezone and Zone Bowling

To keep the party spirit alive and the good times rolling, Timezone and Zone Bowling are shouting the cost of the VIP birthday child with birthday package booked online for a limited time only. With customisable party packages and inclusions, Zone Bowling and Timezone are the ULTIMATE kids and teens party venue. Parties can be booked until 30 June, 2024, so get your birthday plans in early and take advantage of this offer while it lasts.

9/2/2024 – 19/2/2024
Antenna Documentary Film Festival
Multiple locations; Sydney, Australia

Antenna, Australia’s leading international non-fiction film festival, today unveils its full program for 2024. Featuring 52 of the most creative, thought-provoking documentaries from around the globe, over the course of 11 days, Antenna is set to turn Sydney into a doc-lovers paradise from 9–19 February 2024. Opening the festival is the Australian Premiere of Tribeca Film Festival winner The Gullspång Miracle. Antenna will close the festival with the Australian Premiere of the highly anticipated Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus, a concert film that captures Sakamoto’s last performance.

15/2/2024 – 10/3/2024
Europa! Europa Film Festival 2024
Ritz Cinemas Randwick

Europa! Europa Film Festival returns to Sydney and Melbourne for its third year from Thursday 15 February to Monday 11 March 2024. Having scoured the globe for European cinematic gems Europa! Europa 2024 presents a handpicked selection of entertaining heartfelt and thought-provoking films from compelling storytellers and new cinematic voices.

Featuring 47 films from 28 countries Europa! Europa celebrates the world’s best new European films over three jam-packed weeks filled with prestige European cinema and entertaining Australian premiere screenings.

20/2/2024 – 15/3/2024
Sydney Spiegeltent, The Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Rd, Moore Park NSW 2021

Get ready to be spun into a whirlwind of allure and spectacle as Sydney Spiegeltent presents Briefs: Dirty Laundry, an adults-only extravaganza of queer cabaret, as part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival. From 20 February – 15 March 2024, prepare to have your socks knocked off in a show that’s unapologetically bold and irresistibly sexy.

After sell-out shows across the globe, Briefs land back in Sydney with more Dirty Laundry – a bigger and better, louder and longer version that stunned crowds in Canada, bringing new acts, new boys, and even more breathtaking performances.

24/02/2024 – 25/02/2024
KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney 2024
Sydney Harbour, 2000, NSW

Don’t miss a moment of the action as ten nations go head-to-head at the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney from 24/25 February 2024.

24/02/2024 – 25/02/2024
SailGP Village
Barangaroo NSW 2000

The SailGP Village at Barangaroo is the hub for all of the pre- and post-racing excitement for the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney. Open to the public to enjoy, there are plenty of free activities planned across two huge days of racing, Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 February. Want to watch all the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney action live? There are limited tickets available – Book Now!

36 College Street Sydney NSW 2010

For the second year in a row, Pullman Sydney Hyde Park’s huge Pre-Game Mardi Gras Party is back and is set to be even bigger and more fabulous this year! The event will see several exciting people in attendance including iconic drag queen from RuPaul’s Drag Race, Maxi Shield who will be hosting the event, social media star, Carla from Bankstown as the DJ for the night and a live performance from Australian singer-songwriter, Alfie Arcuri. Roaming drag queens and an INGLOT Cosmetics glitter bar where guests can touch up on their makeup before the night begins is also included. Saturday 2nd March 2024, 5pm – 9pm.

Reuben Tsang
Sydney – Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Con, 1 Conservatorium Road, Sydney

Catch Cairns-born piano prodigy 20-year-old Reuben Tsang in Piano+’s Emerging Artists Recital Series performing masterpieces by Scarlatti, Fauré, Brahms and Mozart.

Tsang was the second youngest semi-finalist in the 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition, crowned with the prestigious Nancy Weir Best Australian Pianist Prize, proudly supported by YMFA.

12/04/2024 – 21/04/2024
Parrtjima – A Festival in Light
Alice Springs Desert Park

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light will return to illuminate Alice Springs (Mparntwe) country and culture from 12-21 April 2024. The only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind, Parrtjima is an extraordinary 10-night celebration of Aboriginal culture in the Red Centre. This year, the free festival’s theme is ‘Interconnectedness’. Curated by Rhoda Roberts AO, Parrtjima showcases the oldest continuous culture on Earth through the newest technology. Parrtjima is supported by the Northern Territory Government and delivered by Northern Territory Major Events Company (NTMEC). The festival is free to attend, though registrations are essential. Register at

17/4/2024 – 5/5/2024
A Touch Of Gold Exhibition – Textiles & Surface Design
Incinerator Art Space, 2 Small Street, Willoughby

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Australian Textile Arts & Surface Design Association, the exhibition, A Touch of Gold, explores artist’s concepts of the theme. Intriguing use of fibre and mixed media define this contemporary display of expressive textile wall hangings, 3D objects and wearable art which all reveal a physical ‘touch of gold’. Working with diverse art practices, techniques and materials, sixty ATASDA members have created a rich tapestry of textile artworks employing fibre, weaving, felting, dyeing, printing, traditional and contemporary embroidery, and stitch techniques. Some historic pieces by renowned Australian textile art practitioners are included in this celebratory exhibition.

4/05/2024 – 5/05/2024
Monster Truck Mania Live Sydney
Qudos Bank Arena, 19 Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

MONSTER TRUCK MANIA LIVE is BACK in 2024. Tickets are now ON SALE from $45! After wowing sell-out arenas nationwide in 2023, this HUGE army of Massive Machines are bounding back into Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane arenas. Qudos Bank Arena: 4 & 5 MAY | Rod Laver Arena: 11 & 12 MAY | Brisbane Entertainment Centre: 18 & 19 MAY. With action-packed weekend events in air conditioned all-weather comfort, surrounded by giant screens & blazing floodlights there isn’t a bad seat in the house! Monster Trucks. Back-Flippin’ Freestyle Motocross, Flame-Throwing Jet Car, Family-Friendly Support Acts. Special concession prices for Juniors (3-14 years).