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Published July 29th 2018
These Events will certainly keep everyone entertained
Sydney will be jam-packed this August with an array of fun and entertaining events for all ages and interests.

There will be something for everyone with events including concerts, festivals, fetes & fairs, market events, cultural & multicultural events, shows, theatre, music & dance events, exhibitions, and much more.

The list below features free & ticketed events across Sydney and surrounds:

1. Turramurra Fresh Produce & Gourmet Market
When: 1 August 2018: 8am-1pm
Where: Karuah Park, 1 Karuah Rd, Turramurra
Cost: Free
Details: These markets will be showcasing fresh produce and gourmet delights with fruit & vegetables, meat, seafood, cheese, sweet treats, gourmet breakfast & lunch meals, kids activities and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from That Great Market Facebook


2. Wednesday Pickers- Trash n' Treasure Market
When: 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 August 2018: 8am-1pm
Where: Fairfield Showground, 443 Smithfield Rd, Prairiewood
Cost: Free
Details: These markets will feature stalls selling fresh produce, bric-a-brac, pre-loved items, homewares, fashion, accessories and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Fairfield Trash and Treasure Market Facebook


3. Sydney International Boat Show
When: 2-6 August 2018
Where: Darling Harbour
Cost: Adults: $22pp, Senior: $20pp, Pensioner: $16pp, Children: $14pp & Family: $49 – There are multi-day passes available too- see website for pricing.
Details: The Sydney International Boat Show is the largest recreational marine event in the Southern Hemisphere and the Show will feature all things boating with displays, exhibitions, shows, more than 220 exhibitors, pop-ups, stalls, activities, entertainment, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sydney International Boat Show Facebook


4. Australian International Dive Expo
When: 2-6 August 2018: 10am-7pm
Where: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
Cost: Adults: $22pp, Concession: $20pp, Pensioner: $16pp, Children: $14pp, Family: $49pp- There are multi-day passes available too- see website for pricing.
Details: This expo event will be in collaboration with the Sydney International Boat Show and it will showcase scuba diving, dive equipment, diving courses, dive travel, tourism boards, dive centres, resorts, live-abroad, marine conservation, free diving, talks, pop-ups and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia International Dive Expo Facebook


5. The 78-Storey Treehouse Performance
When: 3-7 August 2018: 3rd: 10am, 4th: 10am, 12pm & 3pm, 5th: 12pm & 2pm & 7th: 10am & 12pm
Where: Seymour Centre, cnr City Rd & Cleveland St, Chippendale
Cost: $36pp
Details: This family-friendly performance will feature Andy and Terry's treehouse - it just keeps growing. With yet another 13 levels, it's now got a Scribbletorium, a high-security potato chip storage facility (guarded by one very angry duck) and even an open-air theatre. Click here for the website.

6. The North Shore Schools Expo
When: 4 & 5 August 2018
Where: 409 Victoria Ave, The Concourse, Chatswood
Cost: Free
Details: This expo will give opportunities to make contact with representatives from Independent Schools including principals and teaching staff that will be there to answer all the questions parents need to ask to assess a school's suitability. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Independent Schools' Expos Facebook


7. Cobbitty Village Markets
When: 4 August 2018: 8am-1pm
Where: 306 Cobbitty Rd, Cobbitty
Cost: Free
Details: These markets will showcase a true country market experience with 150 market stalls selling art & craft, gifts, plants, local produce, baked goodies, and much more. There will also be entertainment, kids activities, animal farm, face painting, and gourmet food. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Cobbitty Village Markets Facebook


8. Surry Hills Markets
When: 4 August 2018: 8am-4pm
Where: Shannon Reserve, Crown St, Surry Hills
Cost: Free
Details: You will find handmade, second-hand and recycled goods at these markets. These markets are an essential fundraiser for the Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre in Australia Facebook


9. George Michael Relived
When: 4 August 2018: From 7:30pm
Where: Canterbury League Club, Paragon Room, 26 Bridge Rd, Belmore
Cost: Adults: $15pp & Members Adults: $10pp
Details: George Michael Relived will be an electrically charged show which will cover all the great George Michael eras, from the early years of Wham through to his solo career. Click here for the website.

10. Holden Day
When: 4 & 5 August 2018
Where: Racecourse Rd, Clarendon
Cost: Adults: $5pp & Children under 15yrs: Free
Details: For all the Holden enthusiasts this event will feature all things Holden with first to current displays, entertainment, swap meet, food stalls, trade stands, market stalls and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from NSW All Holden Day Facebook


11. Shredfest
When: 4 August 2018: From 5pm
Where: Bald Faced Stag, 345 Parramatta Rd, Leichhardt
Cost: $25pp
Details: Over the last few years Shredfest has fast become one of Brisbane's premier annual metal fests, so this year, Metal of Honor are giving more of the country a taste! There will be a fantastic lineup of performances. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Bald Faced Stag Facebook


12. Mosman Market
When: 4 August 2018: 8am-3pm
Where: Momsan Square & Village Green, Mosman
Cost: Free
Details: These artisan markets will showcase around 140 market stalls selling art & craft, fashion, gourmet food, and more. There will also be live musical entertainment and a lively atmosphere. Click here for the website.

13. Soul Vibe Expo
When: 5 & 6 August 2018
Where: Western Suburbs Leagues Club, 10 Old Leumeah Rd, Leumeah
Cost: Free
Details: This expo event will feature all things wellbeing, spiritual and natural therapies, psychic reading, crystals, sample essential oils, eco-friendly products, unique gifts, jewellery, books, clothing, candles, music, activities, stalls, pop-ups and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Soul Vibe Events Facebook


14. Celebrity Theatresports
When: 5 August 2018: From 6pm
Where: Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Rd, Newtown
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will feature a lineup of Australia's best-known celebrities and top comedy improvisers, without scripts and only audience suggestions to inspire them, this event will certainly be one laugh-out-loud performance. All funds raised will go to CanTeen. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Enmore Theatre Facebook


15. August Market Stalls
When: 5 August 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: The Cannery Rosebery, 85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery
Cost: Free
Details: This will be a special market day featuring stalls from independent artisans. There will be art &craft, food products, gifts, fashion, boutique stalls, premium brands and more. There will also be kids activities, live music and a silent disco. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Cannery Rosebery Facebook


16. Aboriginal Art Class
When: 5 August 2018: 1pm-3pm
Where: Centennial Park, Dickens Drive, Centennial Park
Cost: $40pp
Details: Learn how to interpret stories told through Aboriginal paintings as you create your own souvenir of art to take home. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Centennial Parklands Facebook


17. Science in the Swamp
When: 11-19 August 2018: 11am-3pm
Where: Centennial Park, The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre, Centennial Park
Cost: Free & ticketed events.
Details: This family-friendly festival will showcase all things science with entertainment, displays, activities, games, exhibitions, science stalls, prizes to be won and much more. Be sure to dress up as your favourite superhero. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Centennial Parklands Facebook


18. Irish Celtic
When: 7-12 August 2018
Where: Sydney Capitol Theatre, 13 Campbell St, Haymarket
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will be one spectacular Irish dance show not to miss! The performance will feature the finest performers from the top Irish dance companies, Irish Celtic showcases, high-energy dance routines, explosive rhythms and nail-biting precision. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Capitol Theatre Facebook


19. Falling in Love Again- A Tribute to Marlene Dietrich
When: 9-12 August 2018- 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Glen Street Theatre, Blackbutts Rd & Glen St, Belrose
Cost: Adults: $65pp, Subscriber Adult: $55pp, Children under 16yrs: $31pp, Concession: $59 & Under 30yrs: $36pp
Details: This performance will feature New Zealand's first lady of stage and screen, Jennifer Ward-Lealand returns to Australia as screen legend Marlene Dietrich in the Falling in Love Again performance. It was created in collaboration with musical director and pianist Grant Winterburn and the performance will recreate iconic moments of performance from one of the greatest screen legends of the 20th century. Click here for the website.

20. Korean Film Festival
When: 9-18 August 2018
Where: Dendy Theatre, 2 Circular Quay West, Circular Quay
Cost: Single Adults: $16pp, Single Concession: $12pp, 4-Session Pass Adults: $40pp &4-Sesssion Pass Concession: $30pp
Details: The Film Festival will showcase 30 of the most innovative cinematic feats to grace the big screen. There will be romance, drama, art, thrillers, comedy and action. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Korean Film Festival in Australia Facebook


21. Sydney Guitar Festival
When: 9-19 August 2018
Where: Various venues across Sydney- see website.
Cost: Tickets vary in price- see website.
Details: This festival will feature all things guitar with a lineup of masterclasses, performances and workshops from world-leading musicians. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sydney Guitar Festival Facebook


22. Tangible Factures- Art Exhibition
When: 9-25 August 2018
Where: Bridget Kennedy Project Space, 53 Ridge St, North Sydney
Cost:
Details: This art exhibition will showcase Jenny, Merena and India as they take you on a journey of controlled destruction. This exhibition attempts to capture the relationship between physical and psychological self through a collection of experimental works in painting, collage, wearable and non-wearable objects. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Bridget Kennedy Project Space Facebook


23. 10 Comics for $10 Bucks
When: 10 August 2018: 8pm-9:15pm
Where: Star Bar, 600 George St, Sydney
Cost: $10pp, VIP Seats drinks: $20pp & VIP Seats dinner, drink: $40pp
Details: This event will feature 10 funny people from all around the globe for 75mins of non-stop laughs. There will be some of the hottest or soon to be hottest, Pros, Semi-Pros and Rising Stars from all around the world. Click here for the website.

24. The Turk in Italy Performance
When: 10 August 2018- 1 September 2018: From 7:30pm
Where: Sydney Opera House,
Cost: Tickets range from $46-$315pp
Details: This performance will showcase a ridiculous romp by the seaside with their finest comic talents decked out in gelato colours. The performance is sung in Italian with English surtitles. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Warwick Fyfe Facebook


25. Grape, Grain & Graze Festival
When: 11 August 2018: 2pm-6pm
Where: Sydney Showground, Hall 6, Grand Parade, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost: Tickets range from $80-$164pp
Details: This event will be one of Australia's most prestigious wine shows, dating back to 1826! The event will give wine enthusiasts opportunities to taste incredible wines from the 2,200 plus entries in the KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show and Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show as well as food tastings at the grazing stations. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Facebook


26. The Adele Experience
When: 11 August 2018: 6pm-11pm
Where: Leadbelly, 42 King St, Newtown
Cost: Tickets range from $34.17pp- $64.01pp
Details: This 18yrs plus event will feature an intimate and enthralling evening of pure musical magic with Emma as she takes you on Adele's life journey. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Leadbelly Newtown Facebook


27. Family Fair at Rouse Hill House & Farm
When: 12 August 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Rouse Hill House & Farm, 356 Annangrove Rd, Rouse Hill
Cost: Adults: $6pp & Family: $20
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase a day of jam-packed entertainment with activities, petting farm, old-fashioned games, farm experiences, kite flying, vintage lawn sports, storybook readings under the fig tree, art & craft workshops, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sydney Living Museums Facebook


28. City2Surf
When: 12 August 2018
Where: Start at Sydney Hyde Park & Finish at Bondi Beach
Cost: Fundraising event.
Details: This fundraising event will feature over 80,000 participants and will include a 14km course spanning from Sydney's Hyde Park through the city's streets, up the infamous Heartbreak Hill and coming to a stunning finish on the world-renowned Bondi Beach. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from City Run Series Facebook


29. Engadine Street Festival
When: 12 August 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Old Princes Hwy, Engadine
Cost:
Details: This family-friendly festival will be loaded with non-stop fun and entertainment with activities, market stalls, carnival rides, games and much more. Click here for the website

Image Courtesy from BD Productions Facebook


30. My Kids Market
When: 12 August 2018: 9am-12pm
Where: Hills Basketball Stadium, Fred Caterson Reserve, Caterson Drive, Castle Hill
Cost: Adults: $4pp & Children: Free
Details: These markets will feature all things for the little ones with quality pre-loved baby and kid's goods, clothing, shoes, toys, books, prams, bikes, cots, highchairs, rockers, nursery items and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from My Kids Market NSW Facebook


31. Antique Fair
When: 16-19 August 2018: 11am-7pm & 19th: 11am-5pm
Where: White Bay Cruise Terminal, 2041 James Craig Rd, Rozelle
Cost: Adults: $20pp Children under 16yrs: Free & Gala Preview: $50pp includes champagne on arrival and canapés.
Details: This fair will showcase all things antique with works of art, antiques, design, jewellery, pop-ups, stalls, talks and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association Facebook


32. St Ives Orchid Fair
When: 17-19 August 2018: 9am-4pm
Where: St Ives Showground, Mona Vale Rd, St Ives
Cost: Adults: $5pp & Children under 15yrs: Free
Details: This event will showcase orchid displays, floral art, orchid plants, flasks, orchid pots, orchid supplies, orchid books, and raffles throughout the day, shows, market stalls, talks, photography displays, art displays and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Cumberland Orchid Circle Facebook


33. Armenian Film Festival
When: 17-26 August 2018
Where: Event Cinemas, 109-135 Blaxland Rd, Ryde
Cost: Adults: $22pp, Children 12yrs & under: $17pp, Opening Gala Night (film after-party): $50pp, 3 Film Pass: $60pp & 5 Film Pass: $90pp
Details: The Armenian Film Festival will showcase the best of Armenian films including feature films, documentaries, animations, short films and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Armenian Film Festival - Sydney Australia Facebook


34. Round She Goes Fashion Market
When: 18 August 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: Marrickville Town Hall, 303 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville
Cost: $2pp
Details: These markets are Sydney's largest and best quality market for women's pre-loved and vintage fashion with 60 handpicked stallholders selling pre-loved designer fashion, quality vintage and retro fashion, handmade jewellery and accessories. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Round She Goes Sydney's Preloved Fashion Market Facebook


35. Bledisloe Cup- Qantas Wallabies v All Blacks
When: 18 August 2018: 5pm-8pm
Where: ANZ Stadium, Edwin Flack Ave, Olympic Park Sydney
Cost:
Details: The Bledisloe Cup will be returning back to Sydney and this will be your chance to see the biggest Trans-Tasman battle on the sporting calendar live. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Qantas Wallabies Facebook


36. My Kids Market
When: 19 August 2018: 9am-12pm
Where: Saint Ignatius' College, Tambourine Bay Rd, Lane Cove
Cost: Adults: $4pp & Children: Free
Details: These markets will feature all things for the little ones with quality pre-loved baby and kid's goods, clothing, shoes, toys, books, prams, bikes, cots, highchairs, rockers, nursery items and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from My Kids Market NSW Facebook


37. Sydney Tea Festival
When: 19 August 2018:
Where: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh
Cost: Adults: $20pp & Children 13yrs & older: $16.50pp
Details: If you love tea then this event is a must! The festival will feature tea markets, specialty and artisan tea stalls, handmade tea-ware, sweet & savoury treats, tea workshops and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sydney Tea Festival Facebook


38. Ferragosto
When: 19 August 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Great North Rd, Five Dock
Cost:
Details: The Great North Road will come alive with all things Italian with entertainment, traditional Italian performances, demonstrations, displays, over 120 food stalls, market stalls, music & dance shows, activities, Italian vehicle displays, fun competitions, workshops and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Ferragosto Facebook


39. Wildflower Art & Garden Festival
When: 26 August 2018: 9am-4pm
Where: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Rd, St Ives
Cost: Free
Details: This event will feature market plant stalls, expert advice, wildflower bouquets and poises, guided walks through the gardens, foodie stalls & trucks, sculpture walk, family-friendly fun activities, art & craft workshops, live native animal presentations, live music performances and much more. Click here for website.

40. Italian Wine & Food Festival
When: 26 August 2018: 10am-6:30pm
Where: Australian Technology Park, Bays 10-14, 2 Locomotive St, Eveleigh
Cost: Tickets range from $30-$135pp & kids under 18yrs: Free
Details: This family-friendly multicultural festival will feature all things Italian with entertainment and a jam-packed lineup of Italian food and wines with street-style pizza, stalls, pop-ups, activities, tastings & sampling, cooking demonstrations, and more. Click here for website.

Image Courtesy from Italian Wine Food Festival Facebook


41. Pet's Day Out
When: 26 August 2018: 10am-2pm
Where: Mosman Square & Village Green, Spit Junction, Mosman
Cost: Free
Details: This pet-friendly & family-friendly event will feature all things for your furry friend and pet lovers. There will be pet-related market stalls, presentations, displays, performances, giveaways, prizes to be won, activities, competitions, wildlife presentations, face painting, cupcake decorating and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Mosman Council Facebook


42. Bowls, Beats & Bargains
When: 26 August 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: Blacktown Bowling Club, Lismore St, Blacktown
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly outdoor event will feature up to 45 market stalls ranging from new, vintage and pre-loved fashion, homewares, jewellery, candles, plants, art & craft, kids clothing, homemade goodies and more. There will also be $5 per game barefoot bowls, family-friendly activities, jumping castle, indoor playground, face painting, pony rides and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Blacktown Bowling Club Facebook


43. Sydney Fringe Festival
When: 31 August 2018- 2 September 2018
Where: Ultimo Community Centre, 40 William Henry St, Ultimo
Cost: See website.
Details: This family-friendly festival will showcase entertainment, special kids battles, dance workshops, international guests, activities, games, stalls, pop-ups and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Sydney Fringe Facebook
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