Our events unit is one of the largest event producers in Australia and brings life to the streets and public spaces of our city. An annual season of festivals includes Art and About Sydney, Sydney Christmas and the Chinese New Year Festival, along with the opening of new parks, buildings and civic events such as welcome home parades for our Australian Olympic team.
Some of our major events are listed below.
Art and About Sydney
For one month every year, this annual celebration brings art to unusual places throughout the city
Sydney celebrates Christmas with the Martin Place Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting, Christmas on the Green in Hyde Park and local village concerts in Rushcutters Bay, Rosebery, Alexandria and Surry Hills.
Chinese New Year Festival
With more than 80 events including markets, dragon boat races and the famous Twilight Parade, the Chinese New Year Festival takes over Sydney’s streets in one of the largest celebrations of the Lunar New Year outside China.
Sydney New Year's Eve
Annually writing Sydney into the record books as the New Year’s Eve capital of the world, Sydney New Year’s Eve sees more than 1.5 million people gather around Sydney Harbour. There are 1 billion people that watch the renowned displays worldwide through different media.
Last updated: Friday, 24 May 2013