Where: Hyde Park, Elizabeth St, Sydney Cost: Free Details: NAIDOC Week recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and the event will feature a day of culture through food, song, art, dance, live performances and language in the heart of the city. Click here for the website.
2. Sydney Crystal Show When: 8 & 9 July 2017 Where: Paddington RSL, 220 Oxford St, Paddington Cost: Free Details: There will be all things 'natural wonders' with unique gifts, treasures, an astounding variety of minerals, crystals, fossils, gemstones, an exotic mix of natural pieces and much more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from The Sydney Crystal Show Facebook
3. Australian International Music Festival
When: 9- 16 July 2017
Where: Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Cost: See website for ticket pricing.
Details: This event is certainly one of the most popular and attended music events. There will be an average of 900-1,300 participants from across Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Singapore and USA showcasing a fantastic musical and cultural experience, with Wind Bands, Orchestra, Choirs, and Jazz Bands. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from World Projects South Pacific Facebook
4. Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair
When: 9 July 2017
Where: Fairfield Showground, 494 Smithfield Rd, Prairiewood
Cost: See website
Details: This family-friendly Festival will be marking and celebrating 34 years this July and it will showcase cultural entertainment, activities, amusement rides, cultural performances, over 100 market stalls, food stalls and much more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair Facebook
5. Scandinavian Film Festival
When: 11 July 2017- 2 August 2017
Where: Paddington & Leichhardt regions- see website
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing.
Details: There will be a range of genres from the region of Scandinavia- culturally comprised of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark. There will be masterpieces to radical, back-to-basics guerrilla-style filmmaking to the contemporary and transnational diversity of Nordic cinema. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Scandinavian Film Festival Facebook
6. Bastille Festival
When: 13-16 July 2017
Where: Circular Quay, Sydney
Details: This Festival will be based on all things "French" with a jam-packed program of over 100 cultural performances, more than 100 specialty food offerings, open-air cinema, street-celebration entertainment, activities, wine, art & craft, market stalls, pop-ups and much more. Click here for the website.
7. Sweet Street: Dessert Festival
When: 14 July 2017
Where: Shangri-La Hotel, Grand Ballroom I & II, enter via Cumberland & Gloucester Streets, The Rocks
Cost: General Admission: $85pp & Sweet Street Package: $125pp
Details: This event will feature all things sweet, with Punk Princess of Pastry: Anna Polyviou. The event will include a delicious wild world of sweet treats, funky beats, tastings & samplings, pop-ups, stalls, graffiti artists, magicians, cake eating competition, skaters, breakdancers, DJ, and much more. Click here for the website.
Join in on all the fun at the Sweet Street Dessert Festival - Image Courtesy from Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney Facebook
8. Dirty Girls Adventure Film Tour
When: 17 July 2017: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Where: Randwick Ritz, 43 St Pauls St, Randwick
Cost: See website for ticket pricing.
Details: The event will be showcasing 90 minutes of most inspirational, heart warming and entertaining films celebrating women in adventure from independent filmmakers around the world. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Dirty Girls Adventure Film Tour Facebook
9. Christmas in July Lunch Cruise
When: 22-30 July 2017
Where: See website for the embarking point.
Cost: Tickets range from $65-$85pp
Details: Celebrate Christmas in July with this scrumptious event. The Lunch Cruise will feature spectacular views, roast turkey and ham, mince pies, rich plum pudding traditional buffet. There will also be a seafood buffet to enjoy too. Click here for the website.
10. Xmas in July Lunch Cruise
When: 22 July 2017
Cost: Tickets range from $70- $230pp/ family
Details: Aboard this 3-hour cruise to celebrate Christmas in July with breathtaking views, delicious seafood and carvery Christmas buffet, desserts, tea & coffee, bonbons, and live music performances. Click here for the website.
11. Video Junkee Festival
When: 28 & 29 July 2017
Where: See website.
Cost: See wesbite.
Details: This Festival will feature all things video with Australian screens in 2017, beyond with ideas, screenings, awards and much more. There will also be the biggest Australian and International producers of in-demand video content, Golden Age of Video, encompassing SVOD, Social, Living Streaming, TV, Film and Branded Entertainment. Click here for the website.
13. Bankstown Bites Food Festival
When: 29 July 2017
Where: Bankstown region- see website.
Details: Your senses certainly do not want to miss out on this foodie Festival! The event will include a world of food with guided food tours, cooking demonstrations, an abundance of food stalls, grocery stores, restaurants and cafes, dance, film, art & crafts, displays, activities, entertainment, tastings, and much more. Click here for the website.
Bankstown Bites is a foodie event not to miss- Image Courtesy from City of Canterbury Bankstown Facebook