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Published March 15th 2019
Sydneysiders prepare for month-long entertainment
This April, Sydney will be hosting a wide range of free and ticketed Events for all ages, budgets and interests.
The List below features events across Sydney & surrounds including festivals, fairs, fetes, workshops, classes, shows and more.
1. Transitions Film Festival
When: Monday, 1-4 April 2019 Where: Dendy Cinema, 261 King St, Newtown Cost: See website for all ticket pricing. Details: The Transitions Film Festival will feature an enthralling line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Transitions Film Festival Facebook
2. Mind Body Spirit Festival When: Thursday, 4-7 April 2019: 10am-7pm Where: International Convention Centre, 14 Darling Drive, Darling Harbour
Cost: $20pp – for free tickets see website. Details: This festival will showcase the best in health, wellness and spiritual guidance and is the largest of its kind! There will be over 200 exhibitors, inspirational seminars, psychic readings, body pampering, performances, meditation sessions, delicious foods, demonstrations, pop-ups and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Mind Body Spirit Festival Australia Facebook
3. Sydney Home Show When: Friday, 5-7 April 2019: 10am-6pm
Where: International Convention Centre, Halls 1,2 & 3, 14 Darling Drive, Darling Harbour
Cost: Online Adult: $16pp, At Door Adult: $20pp & Children under 14yrs: Free
Details: This show will feature the latest products for your kitchen, bathroom or interiors upgrade. There will be hundreds of new ideas to renovate your house, both inside and out, expert talks, pop-ups, displays, more than 250 of Australia's premier suppliers, and more. Click here for the website.
4. Kegworth Autumn F.A.R.E
When: Sunday, 7 April 2019: 9am-3pm
Where: Kegworth Public School, Tebbutt St, Leichhardt
Details: This family-friendly fair will showcase entertainment, performances, amusement and carnival rides, market stalls, food & beverage stalls, art & craft, games, carnival festivities, activities and more. Click here for the website.
5. Redoak Easter Beer Class
When: Saturday, 6 April 2019: 4pm-7pm
Where: Redoak Boutique Beer Café, Clarence St, Sydney
Details: This class will be a celebration of Easter and to show you that beer and chocolate can be perfectly paired. This is an 18 Event. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe Facebook
6. Sydney Royal Easter Show
When: Friday, 12-23 April 2019
Where: Sydney Olympic Park, Showground Rd, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing
Details: This family-friendly Easter event will be back on again and it will feature over 14,000 animals, carnival and amusement rides galore, displays, exhibits, demonstrations, performances, food & beverage stalls, nightly fireworks, action-packed international rodeo, competitions, retail outlets and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Sydney Royal Easter Show Facebook
7. West Ryde Easter Parade & Fair
When: Saturday, 13 April 2019: 9am-3pm
Where: City centre, West Ryde- see website.
Details: This family-friendly Easter event will include something for everyone with entertainment, Easter festivities, traditional Easter Parade (from Miriam Park to Town Centre), international food stalls, market stalls animal farm, activities, games, reptile shows, wildlife animal shows, carnival amusements and more. Click here for the website.
8. Golfview Hotel Easter Dog Day
When: Saturday, 13 April 2019: 12pm-4pm
Where: Golfview Hotel, 150 Rawson Rd, Guildford
Details: This pet-friendly and family-friendly Easter event will be celebrating Easter with four-legged friends with entertainment, market stalls, food stalls, talks, demonstrations, opportunities to adopt and re-home dogs and more. Click here for the website.
9. Sydney Family Show
When: Saturday, 13-28 April 2019
Where: Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Rd, Moore Park
Details: This family-friendly event will include Easter festivities, entertainment, food stalls, performances, amusement and carnival rides, activities, games, displays, exhibits, shows, showbags and more. Amusement ride tickets are available for sale. Click here for the website.
10. Bring It On! Festival
When: Sunday, 14 April 2019: 12pm-7:30pm
Where: Fairfield Showground, Smithfield Rd, Prairiewood
Details: This family-friendly multicultural and community event will feature a line-up of entertainment, free music, sporting and art events, performances, Rainbow Run fun obstacle course, yard games, activities, carnival rides, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Fairfield City Council Facebook
11. Sydney Easter Parade
When: Monday, 22 April 2019
Where: Hyde Park, Sydney
Details: This Easter event will be celebrating Easter with entertainment, cultural performances, kids activities, parades, activities and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Sydney Easter Parade & Family Day Facebook
12. Sydney Comedy Festival
When: Monday, 22 April 2019- 19 May 2019
Where: Various locations across Sydney- see website
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing
Details: This festival will have you laughing-out-loud with a comedy extravaganza with world class entertainment, best international and national comedians, red hot local artists, and the most gifted emerging talent. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Sydney Comedy Festival Facebook
13. ANZAC Day Events
When: Thursday, 25 April 2019
Where: See website
Details: There will be several ANZAC events happening across Sydney, including the ANZAC Commemoration Service which will be held at the ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park commencing at 12:30pm, ANZAC Sunset Service Ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, at 5pm, ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, at 4:30am. For all other services, see the website.
Image Courtesy from Australian War Memorial Facebook
14. Sydney International Bachata Festival
When: Thursday, 25-28 April 2019
Where: University of New South Wales, Anzac Parade, Kensington
Cost: Tickets range from $25-$215pp
Details: The Sydney International Bachata Festival is the world's first ever Bachata Festival and it will showcase three days and four nights (including the Welcome Party) of entertainment, workshops, world-class performances, prestigious parties, the urban Bachata Concert (the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere) and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Sydney International Bachata Festival Facebook
15. Batch Festival
When: Friday, 26 April 2019- 11 May 2019
Where: SBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing.
Details: This festival will showcase entertainment, performances, art, shows and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Griffin Theatre Company Facebook
16. Sounds of Afrobeats Festival
When: Saturday, 27 April 2019
Where: Greenwood Hotel, 36 Blue St, North Sydney
Cost: Tickets range from $26.96-$47.29pp
Details: This multicultural music festival will be Australia's largest Afrobeats Festival and it will showcase an impressive line-up of musical talent with live performances. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Sounds of AfroBeats Festival Facebook
17. SBR Swim.Bike.Run
When: Sunday, 28 April 2019: 7:30am-12:30pm
Where: See website.
Details: There will be a three-round format (single for Super Sprint level athletes, Double for Sprint level athletes and Triple for Standard distance athlete and above). Each round will commence on the hour and wave starts according to your age group. This triathlon is suited for all ages. Click here for the website.
18. Sydney Writers Festival
When: Monday, 29 April 2019- 5 May 2019
Where: Pier 4/5 Walsh Bay, Walsh Bay
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing
Details: This festival will include some of the biggest names in literature, inspiring talks, panels, performances, pop-ups, over 400 events and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Sydney Writers' Festival Facebook