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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

04/05/20XX
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!

For more info, visit https://www.sydneyunleashed.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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 21/7/2024
Play & Win – Visit Timezone And Zone Bowling For Your Chance To Score A Tesla Y And One Of Six Holidays
Any Timezone and Zone Bowling venue

From June 11 to July 21, join the fun with Timezone and Zone Bowling’s “”Play & Win” promotion. Each week, one lucky guest will win a $10,000 holiday package, totalling six fantastic getaways. Every purchase made during the promotional period enters you into the draw for the grand prize: the keys to a brand-new Tesla Y! Weekly Draws: Start fresh each week, so be sure to enter by purchasing Timezone load deal or Zone Bowling Fun Zone Pass each week. Major Prize: All eligible purchases throughout the promotional period qualify for the major draw to win a Tesla Y.


Now until 28/07/2024
Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett
Sydney Spiegeltent, The Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Rd, Moore Park NSW 2021

Get ready to be seduced all over again as the incomparable Bernie Dieter brings her legendary show, Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett, back to Sydney! From 29 May to 28 July 2024, the opulence of the Sydney Spiegeltent will transport us to the Berlin Underground with an intoxicating blend of theatrics, circus, aerials, and Kabarett. Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett is a feast for the senses, showcasing a dizzying collection of the most exceptional artists in the world, from hair hanging to contortionists. Don’t miss it out and join Bernie for a night where anything can happen. Visit Sydney Spiegeltent website for more information. Sydney Exclusive (18+).


Now until 14/7/2024
Children’s International Film Festival
Ritz Cinema Randwick, 45 St Pauls St, Randwick NSW 2031

The Children’s International Film Festival (CHIFF) is back with a month-long celebration of cinema designed to captivate and inspire young audiences and their families. This year, for the first time ever, CHIFF will run throughout the winter school holidays, running from 8 June to 14 July 2024. Screening in Sydney (Ritz Cinemas) and Melbourne (Classic Cinemas, Lido Cinemas and Cameo Cinemas), the CHIFF program features 18 Australian premiere titles, a program of family short films and special events tailored to young filmgoers aged from 3 years old and up.


Now until 14/7/2024
A Touch of Gold Textiles Exhibition
Brush Farm House, 19 Lawson Street, Eastwood

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’. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Australian Textile Arts & Surface Design Association. Working with diverse art practices, techniques and materials, sixty ATASDA members have worked to the theme, and created a rich tapestry of textile artworks employing fibre, weaving, felting, dyeing, printing, traditional and contemporary embroidery, and stitch techniques. See pieces by renowned Australian textile art practitioners. Come to Artist talks. See ATASDA website for more.


3/07/2024
Two Broke Chicks x Make & Take Bunnings Workshop
Bunnings Warehouse Alexandria

Join Sal & Al, hosts of podcast ‘Two Broke Chicks’ to hear their budget friendly rental refresh tips and learn DIY skills from a Bunnings expert. Enjoy a Q&A with Sal and Al plus make & take home your own DIY Dowel Wall Hanger.


3/07/2024 – 6/07/2024
Craft & Quilt Fair – Sydney 2024
ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour

Calling all crafters, the Craft & Quilt Fair is back in Darling Harbour this July 3 to 6! Showcasing the best Australian global craft and quilt artists, offering workshops from renowned crafting experts, more than 240 incredible textile art works on display, the chance to try your hand at something new and take it home with you, discover new or hard to find products and find inspiration for your next project. The Craft & Quilt Fair is a crafters candy store.


6/07/2024 – 31/07/2024
TIMEZONE AND ZONE BOWLING SET TO INTRODUCE NEW ENTERTAINMENT HUB TO WESTERN SYDNEY
West HQ, 33 Railway St Rooty Hill NSW 2766

Dial up the fun this winter – Timezone and Zone Bowling are delighted to invite the Western Sydney community to the grand opening of their newly transformed venue at West HQ on Saturday, 6 July 2024! Whether you’re looking for some family time, a great first-date experience or the perfect spot to host a party, Timezone and Zone Bowling is set to be your next one-stop destination for fun! Ready to play? Timezone and Zone Bowling West HQ opens its doors at 10am on 6 July 2024. The first 200 guests through the doors will be treated to a free plushie – don’t miss out!


6/7/2024 – 13/10/2024
Thin Ice VR opens at the Australian Museum
Australian Museum: 1 William St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010 “Experience The Greatest Story of Survival With Thin Ice VR

From 6 July – 13 October at the Australian Museum in Sydney, this VR Film will take visitors on one of the world’s greatest against-all-odds adventures.

Thin Ice VR is a 22-minute film and exhibition that reimagines the challenging journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew during the ill-fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, and brings to life Shackleton’s journey of perseverance, leadership, and survival.

Join our special talk events with Thin Ice VR creator Tim Jarvis AM and expert guests on select dates.

For more information and to book tickets, visit: https://australian.museum/exhibition/thin-ice-vr/


9/07/2024 – 31/08/2024
Windows On The Park offers a fixed $69 3-course menu
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park

Windows On The Park is offering a fixed $69 3-course menu for the winter. Redefining the hotel dining experience which is often overlooked, the menu highlights include Crispy Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms with Roast Capsicum Mousse and Pigs Face as an entree, a 200gm Beef Eye Fillet with Truffled Mash Potato, Forest Mushroom Fricasse and Bourbon Onion Jam, and to finish, the chef’s signature Kaffier Lime Panna Cotta with Wattle Seed Crumb and Rhubarb Compote. With a prime CBD location in the 5-star Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, it is a fine dining experience available at a price point that is hard to come by at the moment.


10/07/2024
Don’t miss the Heineken Player 0.0 National Final
The Sports Bar at The Star Sydney, 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW 2009

The stage is set for an exhilarating showdown as ten Aussies who qualified via Heineken’s mobile game will compete at the National Final of Heineken’s Player 0.0 competition hosted by Laura Dundovic. This thrilling event will take place on July 10th at The Star Sydney Sports Bar, promising an adrenaline-pumping experience for competitors and spectators alike, as well as offering Heineken refreshments. Created in collaboration with global F1 superstar, two-time World Champion, and avid gamer, Max Verstappen, Player 0.0 is a unique mobile and sim Racing tournament that has captivated Aussie F1 fans nationwide.


10/7/2024
Fly Me to The Moon Movie Mixer Preview with Disaronno and Palace Cinemas
Select Palace Cinemas Nationwide

As the temperature drops and we start to long for those cosy evenings, Italy’s favourite liqueur brand, Disaronno, is partnering with Palace Cinemas to host a special preview event of the highly-anticipated film, Fly Me to The Moon – a perfect night out for film enthusiasts around the country.

For one night only, guests at select Palace Cinemas nationwide will enjoy an unforgettable viewing experience of this hot new film, with a complimentary Classic Disaronno Amaretto Sour upon arrival and a menu of $15 Disaronno cocktails at the bar.

Grab your tickets for $30 at selected State cinemas and online.


10/7/2024 – 12/7/2024
It’s raining Piña Coladas! Enjoy 10,000 free Piña Coladas to celebrate National Piña Colada Day!
Broadway Shopping Centre & The Happy Mexican, City Rd, Chippendale NSW 2008

10,000 Free Cocktail Vouchers!
Where: Broadway Shopping Centre, Sydney, to grab your drink voucher and free Master of Mixes Piña Colada mixer
When: from 12pm-6pm (until stocks last)
Vouchers can be redeemed across the road at The Happy Mexican
Master of Mixes and The Happy Mexican will also be offering $10 Piña Coladas and $5 Pastor Tacos throughout July.


12/07/2024 – 13/07/2024
Convergence Tour 2024
Seymour Centre, Cnr City Road &, Cleveland St, Chippendale NSW 2008

When the two Eastern traditions of martial arts and Chinese dance meet, the result is Convergence. Hong Kong Dance Company’s bold new programme marries tranquillity and exuberance, stillness and motion. Fri 12 July at 7.30pm, Sat 13 July at 2.00pm (followed by a Q&A) and 7.30pm.


13/7/2024
G Flip and Jack Daniel’s Exclusive Gig
Oxford Art Factory: 38/46 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Bringing good times and great music to the masses, Aussie rock-pop sensation, G Flip and Jack Daniel’s are collaborating for the first time with an exclusive experience for fans. For one night only on Saturday 13th July, Jack Daniel’s and G Flip will take over Oxford Art Factory for Winter’s hottest gig, raising money for national music industry charity, Support Act. Those who attend the gig will also bring home an extremely limited piece of merch featuring G Flip’s take on Jack Daniel’s iconic logo – The Support Tee. Tickets will be available from 9:00 am, Wednesday 12 June via Moshtix.


17/07/2024
The Kraken Presents: The Darkest Show
Mary’s Underground, CBD

Aussies can once again prepare to embrace an evening of twisted humour with The Kraken Presents: The Darkest Show. Thanks to The Kraken Black Spiced Rum, named after the sea beast of myth & legend, fans of dark comedy can expect a night of remorseless wit, mortifying punch lines and daringly dark jokes from the depths of humour. The Kraken Black Spiced Rum will host The Darkest Show at Mary’s Underground in Sydney on 10th July from 6:30pm, partnering with some of Australia’s most daring comedic talents including Daniel Muggleton, Greg Larsen, Anne Edmonds and Rhys Nicholson.

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Featured Event, Sydney

19/7/2024
Piano+Place with Sophie Hutchings
Paddington Town Hall, 249 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW 2021

Lose yourself in the music of Sophie Hutchings as she strips back the layers, immersing you in an ethereal world of tranquility through the beauty of the piano at Paddington Town Hall.

Climb on board for the ride as Sophie transports you to another musical realm through exhilarating music, storytelling and improvisation at her ‘Living without boundaries’ concert. Let go in perfect harmony with the contemplative sounds of the piano and be immersed in a place of serenity from an over-stimulated world.

Every Friday in July, explore space and sound with legendary Australian musicians at historic Sydney locations. Join Sophie Hutchings at Paddington Town Hall for an exquisite third performance in the Piano+Place series, curated by Jim Moginie from Midnight Oil and Ross Heathcote.

One night only! Tickets from $30. Book Now!

19/7/2024 – 21/7/2024
Africa Film Fest Australia 2024
Riverside Theatres, Corner Market &, Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150

Arts & Cultural Exchange (ACE) and a team of African Australians curators announce the inaugural Africa Film Fest Australia. A three-day curatorial festival celebrating the richness and diversity of African cinema. From 19 – 21 July 2024, audiences will be treated to a showcase of contemporary films from Africa and the diaspora, hosted at Riverside Theatres and supported by Screen NSW, City of Parramatta, Multicultural NSW and WeirAnderson Films.


25/07/2024 – 15/08/2024
The Sloth Lane hits cinemas July 25!
Participating Hoyts and Event cinemas

After a terrifying storm destroys their home, a speedy sloth named Laura and her kooky family are forced to move to the big city with nothing but their prized family recipe book – and a rusted old food truck. The family’s delicious food soon catches the eye of a quick witted cheetah named Dotti (voiced by Ghostbusters’ Leslie Jones) who will stop at nothing to revive her failing fast food business, Zoom Fuel.


14/08/2024 – 1/09/2024
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – An Adaptation in Words and Music
Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, 2000

A new theatrical adaptation of Jane Austen’s most famous work – Pride and Prejudice. Weaving around Austen’s own words is Carl Davis’ magical score from the BBC TV drama series. Film, television and stage icon, Nadine Garner is joined on stage with internationally acclaimed musicians Melvyn Tan and Dan Le, who will share the role of the pianist, and Madeleine Easton as the violinist. Jane Austen’s work continues to resonate with every new generation. It is fitting that much loved Australian actor Nadine Garner will honour this legacy, promising captivating entertainment, humorous moments and some wonderful surprises.


24/11/2024
Berry Motorfair 2024
Coolangatta Estate Winery, 1335 Bolong Road, Coolangatta NSW 2535

Buckle up, because Berry Motorfair will be returning on Sunday, November 24, 2024 at the Coolangatta Estate Winery.

Berry Motorfair will feature over 100 classic, collectible, and cool cars, set against the picturesque backdrop of the Shoalhaven regions’ most-awarded winery. Attendees can look forward to an array of stunning vehicles, live music, charity auctions, giveaways, and a pit stop for a delightful selection of food and wine, making it a perfect day out for families, friends, and car enthusiasts.

Berry Motorfair aims raise $150,000 for Lifeline Australia and Starlight Children’s Foundation.

Secure your tickets today by visiting the Berry Motorfair Humanitix page.