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Published January 12th 2020
Discover what's on this February with this list of events
This February, Sydney will be showcasing a wide range of free & ticketed events for all ages, interests and budgets to enjoy.

The list below features festivals, family-friendly events, workshops, classes, multicultural and cultural events, cinema and film, theatre, performing arts, and concerts, music events, and more.

1. Sydney Lunar Festival (Chinese New Year Celebrations)
When: Saturday, 1-9 February 2020
Where: Various locations across Sydney CBD
Cost: Free & ticketed events
Details: Celebrate the Year of the Pig with festivities, entertainment, Lion Dance performances, demonstrations, performances, cultural events, boat races, food events, art, culture, hands-on experiences, family-friendly events, tea tastings, exhibitions, displays, shows, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from 12-Micron Facebook


2. The Life of Us- The Musical
When: Saturday, 1-9 February 2020
Where: Hayes Theatre Co, 19 Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point
Cost: Adults: $59pp & Concession: $52pp
Details: This World Premiere new musical, The Life of Us by Neil Gooding, is a modern-day musical that follows the long-distance romance of Charlie and Ellie. Forced apart by circumstance, they maintain their relationship through technology, but how much connection can a person truly feel through a screen? Click here for the website.


Image Courtesy from The Life Of Us Musical Facebook


3. Bran Nue Dae
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020: From 7:30pm
Where: Riverside Theatres, Cnr Church and Market St, Parramatta
Cost: Tickets from $48pp
Details: This feel-good mash-up of rock & roll, gospel, country and blues music made this first-ever Aboriginal musical a success in 1990. The musical is a semi-autobiographical musical that is packed with humour and hope. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Opera Australia Facebook


4. Songs For Nobodies with Bernadette Robinson
When: Saturday, 1-9 February 2020
Where: Sydney Opera House, 1 Macquarie St, Circular Quay
Cost: Tickets range from $64-$129pp
Details: First performed 10 years ago, Songs For Nobodies is a spellbinding one-woman play, tour de force of imagined encounters between five mid-20th-century divas, Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas, and five ordinary women. Robinson will switch characters and vocals without a breath, each song choice will be a glorious homage and celebration. Click here for the website.

5. Billy Idol Live!
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020: From 7pm
Where: Hordern Pavilion, 1 Driver Ave, Moore Park
Cost: See website.
Details: Idol will be bringing his full band back down under, including his long-time collaborator and legendary lead-guitarist, Steve Stevens. This special performance will feature special edition Generation X album, additional tracks, and non-album singles, B-sides, 11 unreleased outtakes, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Billy Idol Facebook


6. International Carnival- Cosmo Alive
When: Saturday, 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 February 2020: 8:30pm-1am
Where: Bankstown RSL, 1 Meredith St., Bankstown
Cost: Free
Details: This event will be packed with entertainment, performances, shows, cabaret, dance parties, dancing, burlesque, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from COSMO ALIVE Facebook


7. Bush Explorers - Birdwatching for Beginners
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020: 1pm-3pm
Where: Park Central Duck Pond, Parkside Crescent, Campbelltown
Cost: See website for pricing
Details: This afternoon bushwalk will be a hosted guided bird walk. The guided walk will feature wandering around the varied habitats of the park as well as learning of the trade of birdwatching. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Campbelltown City Council, NSW Facebook


8. Organic Food Markets
When: Saturday, 1-29 February 2020
Where: Various locations across Sydney- see website
Cost: Free
Details: These open-air markets showcase Certified Organic food, artisan gourmet produce, conventional fresh fruit & vegetables, baked bread and goods, seasonal produce from the farmer, cold meats, local French cheese, Aussie truffles, deli items, fashion, homewares, plants, eco-friendly, sustainable fair trade, and healthy products. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Organic Food Markets Facebook


9. Twilight at Taronga: Summer Concert Series
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020- 7 March 2020
Where: Taronga Zoo, Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman
Cost: See website.
Details: This annual event will be celebrating 25 years and it will bring together breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour skyline at dusk and the sounds from a spectacular lineup of Australian and international artists performing. All proceeds will go to Taronga Zoo's ongoing conservation work. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Twilight at Taronga Facebook


10. Meal Planning & Avoiding Food Waste Workshop
When: Saturday, 1 February 2020: 10am-12pm
Where: North Ryde School of Arts Community Hall, 201 Cox's Rd, North Ryde
Cost: Free
Details: This workshop will teach you how to plan meals by using available, sustainable, seasonal, and local produce. This workshop is for the City of Ryde residents. Click here for the website.

11. St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2020
When: Sunday, 2 February 2020: From 11am
Where: The Domain, Art Gallery Road, Sydney
Cost: See website for ticket pricing
Details: This festival will showcase the best lineup of local and international acts, including The 1975, Charli XCX, Ruel, Ocean Alley, Earl Sweatshirt, Tones And I, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Hockey Dad, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Jerome's Laneway Festival Facebook


12. An Evening With the Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight
When: Thursday, 6 February 2020: From 8pm
Where: The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont
Cost: See website for ticket pricing
Details: The Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight will be returning to Sydney this February, making her first visit in over 20 years! The concert will feature a show-stopping performance. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Star Sydney Facebook


13. An Evening With Michael Bublé
When: Friday, 7 & 8 February 2020: From 8pm
Where: Qudos Bank Arena, Edwin Flack Avenue & Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost: See website for ticket pricing
Details: Global superstar Michael Buble will be returning to Sydney this February with a 36-piece orchestra in tow. The concert will feature his hits as well as songs from the most recent album. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Michael Bublé Facebook


14. Queen Bohemian Rhapsody
When: Friday, 7 February 2020: 8pm-10pm
Where: Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL, 20-26 Canterbury Rd, Hurlstone Park
Cost: $35pp
Details: Thomas Crane and Bohemian Rhapsody will be back this February with their 'Greatest Hits Tour' and this concert will showcase visual excitement, sound and stage energy as well as the great hits including "We Will Rock You", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "We Are The Champions", "Radio Ga Ga", "A Kind of Magic", "I Want To Break Free", " Another One Bites The Dust", " Bohemian Rhapsody", and more. Click here for the website.

15. BonkerZ Rural Fire Service Comedy Fundraiser
When: Saturday, 8 February 2020: 8pm-9:30pm
Where: Star Bar, 600 George Street, Sydney
Cost: Tickets from $30pp
Details: This fundraising event will see all funds from all tickets sold donated to the NSW Rural Fire Service. There will be a great lineup of comics who will be donating their time for this worthy cause. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Comedyinsydney Facebook


16. Red Hot Summer Tour
When: Saturday, 8 & 9 February 2020: From 10am
Where: Cockatoo Island, Sydney
Cost: See website
Details: Celebrating 10 years of Red Hot Rock this February, this event will feature a spectacular all Australian lineup including Baby Animals, Killing Heidi, Boom Crash Opera, The Living End, Hunters and Collectors, and specials guests. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Red Hot Summer Tour Official Facebook


17. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody Tribute
When: Saturday, 8 February 2020- 8:30pm-10:30pm
Where: Blacktown Workers Club, 55 Campbell Street, Blacktown
Cost: $35pp
Details: Thomas and his hot band Bohemian Rhapsody will be performing all the great hits including "We Will Rock You", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "We Are The Champions", "Radio Ga Ga", " I Want To Break Free", "Bohemian Rhapsody", " Another One Bites The Dust", and more. Click here for the website.

18. Ryde Lunar New Year Grand Celebration Day
When: Saturday, 8 February 2020: 3pm-9pm
Where: Eastwood Oval, 1A Wingate Ave, Eastwood
Cost: Free
Details: This event will be celebrating the Year of the Pig with multicultural entertainment, festivities, family-friendly activities, market stalls, kids carnival rides, food stalls & trucks, shows, performances, demonstrations, dance, acts, cultural activities, firework displays, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Eastwood Lunar New Year Celebration Facebook


19. North Ryde Twilight Community Markets
When: Saturday, 8 & 9 February 2020: 4pm-8pm
Where: North Ryde Community Church, 6-8 Cutler Pde, North Ryde
Cost: Free
Details: There will be a great variety of market stalls selling gourmet foods, baked goods, handmade art & craft, fashion, accessories, jewellery, homewares, gifts, and more. There will also be child-friendly activities, face painting, and entertainment by "Snelly" the Clown. There will also be a wide range of hot foods stalls available. Click here for the website.

20. Yoga Class – Mondays
When: Monday, 10 February 2020-30 March 2020: 7pm-8pm
Where: Campbelltown High School, Beverley Road, Campbelltown
Cost: $155pp
Details: This class will help you learn to relax with gentle exercise and meditation whilst improving your physical and mental wellbeing. Click here for the website.

21. International Ocean Film Tour Vol. 6
When: Wednesday, 12 February 2020: 7pm-9pm
Where: Westfield Bondi Junction, 530 Oxford St, Bondi Junction
Cost: Adults: $22pp & Concession: $18pp
Details: The International Ocean Film Tour is the ultimate film event for all ocean lovers. The event will showcase the best ocean adventures and environmental documentaries with the most inspiring short films from the seven seas and the best water sports action of the year. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from International Ocean Film Tour AUS NZ Facebook


22. In the Mirror of Death – Tibetan Understanding of Death
When: Thursday, 13 February 2020: 7pm-9pm
Where: Rigpa, 158 Australia St, Newtown
Cost: Adults: $15pp & Concession, under 35, seniors, students & unemployed: $10pp
Details: This eight-week course will introduce you to the Tibetan Buddhist understanding of death and dying, offering a glimpse of the practical wisdom and sacred inspiration of this tradition. The course will also include essential teachings on this topic, essential guidance on meditation and the practice of Essential Phowa, a practice for healing and the moment of death. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Rigpa Sydney Facebook


23. Valentine's Day Cruise
When: Friday, 14 February 2020: 7pm-10pm
Where: Harbourside Cruises, King St Wharf, Darling Harbour
Cost: $99pp
Details: This Valentine's Day event will feature a 3-hour cruise across Sydney Harbour, deluxe canapés, mini buffet selection, a complimentary glass of bubbles or beer on arrival, professional DJ playing love tunes and couples favourites, and spacious indoor & outdoor decks. Click here for the website.

24. Hybrid Theory – Linkin Park Tribute
When: Friday, 14 February 2020: From 8pm
Where: Metro Theatre, 624 George Street, Sydney
Cost: $40pp
Details: This Linkin Park Tribute will feature all your favourite tracks including "In The End", "Crawling", "Faint", "Lying From You", "Breaking The Habit", "What I've Done", "From The Inside", "A Place For My Head", "Bleed It Out", "Burn It Down", and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Metropolis Touring Facebook


25. Lovers by Lakeside Outdoor Movies
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When: Friday, 14 February 2020: 7pm-10pm
Where: Australian Botanic Garden, Lakeside Lawn, Narellan Rd, Mount Annan
Cost: $22pp
Details: Enjoy a romantic adults-only evening under the stars as you enjoy a movie at the open-air cinema. There are food boxed available for pre-order from $44 per box. Do not forget to bring picnic rugs, chairs, bean bags, BYO drinks, etc. Click here for the website.


Image Courtesy from The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan Facebook


26. Teddy Bear's Picnic
When: Sunday, 16 February 2020: 10am-11am
Where: Australian Botanic Gardens, Narellan Road, Mount Annan
Cost: $16 per child
Details: The little ones will love this event! There will be entertainment, sing-a-longs, dance, bear hunt, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan Facebook


27.Sydney's Annual Wedding Expo
When: Sunday, 16 February 2020: 10am-3pm
Where: Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport, 241 O'Riordan St, Mascot
Cost: Free
Details: There will be over 80 exhibitors showcasing all things wedding including florists, bridal gowns, invitations, wedding cars, hens parties, makeup, fitness, men's suits, shows, videography, reception venues, honeymoon, bridal favours, candy buffets, wedding cakes, bridal jewellery, wedding planners, marriage celebrants, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Wedding Expos Australia Facebook


28. Tool In Concert
When: Monday, 17 & 18 February 2020: From 7:30pm
Where: Qudos Bank Arena, Edwin Flack Avenue & Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost: See website
Details: The most anticipated rock tour of 2020 is here. Triple Grammy® Award-winning Californian rockers Tool will be performing this February. The tour comes off the back of the band's critically-acclaimed fifth studio album, and their first new record in 13 years, the incredible #1 ARIA album 'Fear Inoculum'. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Qudos Bank Arena Facebook


29. Serbian Festival
When: Saturday, 22 & 23 February 2020: 22nd: 12pm-10pm & 23rd: 11am-8pm
Where: Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly multicultural festival will showcase all things Serbian with cultural entertainment, activities, Serbian food, performances, shows, demonstrations, acts, folk dance, music, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Serbian Festival Sydney Facebook


30. The Smyths – The Smiths Tribute
When: Saturday, 22 February 2020: From 7:30pm
Where: The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville
Cost: $50pp
Details: This concert will showcase a tribute to The Smiths, featuring "William It War Really Nothing", "What A Difference Does It Make?", "This Charming Man", "How Soon Is Now?", "Handsome Devil", "Hand In Glove", "Still Ill", "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now", "Girl Afraid", "Reel Around The Fountain", and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Factory Theatre Facebook


31. Robertson Brothers 60's Variety TV Show
When: Saturday, 22 February 2020: 8pm-11pm
Where: Dee Why RSL, 932 Pittwater Road, Dee Why
Cost: $94pp
Details: This Show will feature special guest Simon Brook McLachlan- from the original cast of the hit musical Jersey Boys. The show will also feature hits from The Seekers, Bee Gees, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Neil Sedaka, and The Everly Brothers. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Robertson Brothers (Official Music Page) Facebook


B]32. Mika – Revelation Tour[/B]
When: Wednesday, 26 February 2020: From 8pm
Where: Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Rd, Newtown
Cost: See website
Details: International pop sensation Mika will be touring Australia for the first time in 11 years this February and the concert will showcase songs from his fifth album 'My Name Is Michael Holbrook', which is described by Billboard as "his boldest record yet". Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from MIKA Facebook


33. Don't Change – Ultimate INXS
When: Friday, 28 February 2020: 8pm-11:45pm
Where: Miranda Hotel, 590 Kingsway Miranda, Miranda
Cost: $29.50pp
Details: This show will present Don't Change- Ultimate INXS on The 2020 Tour. There will be a feature lineup of six exceptional musicians led by the charismatic frontman Blair Dwyer with hits across three decades with tracks including "Never Tear Us Apart", "Original Sin", "Don't Change", "Devil Inside", "Suicide Blonde", "Burn For You", "Listen Like Thieves", "Need You Tonight", "Pretty Vegas", and many more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Don't Change - Ultimate INXS Facebook
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Your Comment
FYI, in your 2 lunar new year events you mentioned it is the year of the pig. that was last year. 2020 is the year of the rat.
by Irenke Forsyth (score: 3|2315) 324 days ago
I imagine there is never any shortage of things to do in Sydney.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|8042) 324 days ago
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