Join us for Sydney Streets

Get your local business or community group involved in these one-day special events: extend trading outdoors, apply for event space, provide entertainment and more​

Project Status: In progress

Apply for event space

Make the most of these road closures, extend trading or outdoor dining, host a pop-up stall and more.

Help bring festival vibes to your neighbourhood and make Sydney Streets a success. Local businesses, community groups and performers are invited to join us for these one-day special events.

Sydney Streets is run across Saturdays in spring and again in summer to autumn. To apply for event space or to perform, you’ll need to complete an expression of interest. There are many other ways to take part including activating in your store, displaying goods on the footpath or listing your special offer or event on What’s On. See event dates and find out more about event opportunities below.

Key dates

Sydney Streets spring series

Event date Sydney Streets event Expression of interest deadline
Saturday 21 September Haymarket – parts of Dixon, Hay, Little Hay and Sussex streets Sunday 18 August
Saturday 28 September Darlinghurst Road and Macleay Street – between Roslyn Street and Greenknowe Avenue
Sunday 25 August
Saturday 12 October Glebe Point Road – between Parramatta and St Johns roads Sunday 8 September
Saturday 19 October Stanley Street – between Yurong and Crown streets Sunday 15 September
Saturday 2 November Crown Street – between Cleveland and Foveaux street Sunday 29 September
Saturday 9 November Harris Street – between Pyrmont Bridge Road and Union Street Sunday 6 October
Saturday 16 November Redfern Street – between Regent and Chalmers streets Sunday 13 October

Opportunities for local businesses and organisations

Promote your activation on What’s On

  • List your in-store activations, special offers or approved outdoor activity on our free event listing website, What’s On.
  • Simply create a City of Sydney account and upload details and an image of your event or offer.
  • What’s On is one of Sydney’s most trusted event sites, with more than 100,000 visitors a month and over 30,000 email subscribers.
  • To be part of the What’s On program marketing upload your events or special offer at least 2 weeks before your high street event.

A DJ in the foreground plays music to revellers who are dancing in the street as part of Sydney Streets on Stanely Street.
Busy street scene with people walking past a tattoo parlor with black awning labelled tattoo and display boards showcase various tattoo designs. Trees, buildings, and a clear sky in the background.
A person standing in the foreground holding a pot with pink flowers and a potted green plant. Market stalls line the street under the shade of lush green trees at Sydney Streets in Redfern.

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Stay informed on Sydney Streets

Get updates on how we’re transforming village high streets into spaces for walking, shopping and dining with a series of special events.