30 March 2012

International Wine Fair - Sydney,


What: International Wine Fair - Sydney,
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay,
When: 10.00am - 5.00pm(Sat 31 March ) or 11.00am - 5.00pm(Sun 1 April)
Cost: $25
Info: Meet some of the world’s best winemakers and taste some of the world's most exciting wines, all in one place!
Link: https://www.vintagecellars.com.au/vce2e/Pages/EventsNSW.aspx


28 March 2012

Paris Hilton at launch of The Star’s new nightclub, Marquee.


What: Paris Hilton at launch of The Star’s new nightclub, Marquee.
Where: The Star, Pyrmont,
When: 31 March
Cost: Ticket
Info: Marquee - The Star Sydney will be located on the entire top tier of The Star's new Pirrama Road harbourside entrance, commanding expansive views of Sydney Harbour and the city skyline. With nearly 20,000 square feet of floor space, the venue is designed to house three distinct spaces within the one venue to cater for different tastes and moods.
Link: http://www.star.com.au/sydney-nightlife/Pages/marquee-nightclub.aspx


Hugh Grant Red Carpet premiere of The Pirates Band of Misfits


What: Hugh Grant Red Carpet premiere of The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Where: Event Cinemas, George Street,
When: 3.30pm  1 April
Cost: FREE
Info:  The film features Hugh Grant in his first animated role and an all-star cast
Link: http://www.thepirates-movie.com/


Earth Hour


What: Earth Hour
Where: World Wide
When: 8.30pm Saturday 31 March
Cost: Awareness
Info: From it's beginnings in one city in one country - Sydney - Earth Hour has grown to millions of people in over 5000 cities across 135 countries, a truly global community committed to creating a more sustainable planet
Link: http://www.wwf.org.au/earthhour/


24 March 2012

Australasian Promotional Product Association


What: APPA - Australasian Promotional Product Association
Where: Rosehill Gardens Event Centre,
When: 11am to 4pm,  28 March
Cost: Trade Membership
Info: The professional trade association specifically for the promotional products and promotional marketing industry. APPA began in 1986 and includes the regions of Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia.
Link:  https://appatradeshows.com.au/index.html


23 March 2012

Sydney FC Vs Newcastle Jets FC,


What: Sydney FC  Vs  Newcastle Jets FC,
Where: SFS , Sydney Football Stadium,
When: 4.00pm Sun 25th Mar
Cost: Ticket Purchase

Info: Sydney FC was established in 2004, The Sky Blues are one of the most successful clubs in the brief history of the Hyundai A-League, participating in four of the six A-League finals series, being crowned Champions twice and Premiers on one occasion.
Link: http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/sydneyfc/home


22 March 2012

Sydney Kings V Wollongong Hawks,

What: Sydney Kings V Wollongong Hawks,
Where: Sydney Entertainment Centre,
When: 7.30 PM Sat 24 Mar
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: Sydney Kings play a home game in the National Basketball League
Link: http://www.nbl.com.au/kings-shortcut/kings/


Radiance of the Seas Arrival,


What: Radiance of the Seas Arrival,
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay,
When: Arrives: 7.00am Sat 24th Mar Departs:5.00pm Sat 24th Mar
Cost: FREE
Info: Maiden Voyage: 10 March 2001, Guest Capacity: 2,501, Gross Tonnage: 90,090 tons, Length: 293 m (962 ft), Beam: 32.2 m (105.6 ft), Draft: 8.2 m (26.7 ft), Cruising Speed: 25 knots (28.8 mph/46.3 kmph)
Link: http://www.royalcaribbean.com.au/findacruise/ships/class/ship/home.do?br=R&shipClassCode=RD&shipCode=RD&shipName=Radiance+Of+The+Seas++++++++++


21 March 2012

Neighbour Day


What: Neighbour Day
Where: Australia wide
When: Sunday 25 March
Cost: Awareness
Info: Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of community, bringing together the people next door, across the street or on the next farm for a beer, a barbie or just a cuppa.
Link: http://www.neighbourday.org/


The Love Vintage Clothing Show and Sale


What: The Love Vintage Clothing Show and Sale
Where: Hordern Pavilion, Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park,
When: Friday night 'Red Carpet' event: 5.30pm – 9.00pm, 10.00am – 4.00pm Sat and Sunday 23 - 25 March
Cost: $14
Info: Shop with the best vintage dealers from all over Australia selling retro, vintage and antique clothing and accessories, antique and vintage jewellery, linen, lace and textiles and small collectables. The show will also feature presentations of vintage fashions on the stage, lectures by guest speakers, workshops and demonstrations of vintage makeup and hairstyle techniques and other fabulous entertainment
Link: http://lovevintage.com.au/wp/


The Holiday and Travel Show


What: The Holiday and Travel Show
Where: Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park,
When: 24 -25 March
Cost: FREE
Info: The Holiday and Travel Show is the ideal opportunity for keen travellers to interact face-to-face with hundreds of exhibitors showcasing domestic and international destinations, travel products and services
Link: http://travelxpo.com.au/sydney/


Harbourside fireworks


What: Harbourside fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 9pm Saturday 24th March
Cost: FREE
Info: Fireworks light the sky's in Darling Harbour for another great free event in Sydney.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm


20 March 2012

La Traviata Opera on Sydney Harbour


What: La Traviata  Opera on Sydney Harbour
Where: Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquaries Point,
When: 24 March to 15 April
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: La Traviata is the ultimate romantic opera – a tragic love story told in spellbindingly beautiful music. It is extravagant, devastatingly romantic and perfect for first-time opera-goers. This huge production features spectacular sets, beautiful costumes, dazzling lighting, fireworks and a 9-metre chandelier sparkling with Swarovski Elements crystals suspended above a purpose-built, shimmering stage on the waters of Sydney Harbour with spectacular views over the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Link: http://operaonsydneyharbour.com.au/


Holi Mahotsav Festival


What: Holi Mahotsav Festival
Where: Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour,
When: Friday 23 March - Sunday 25 March
Cost: FREE
Info: watch international dancing and music groups participate in cultural workshops, seminars meditation, prayers and yoga demonstrations.
On Saturday, there will street procession and the Rath Yatra, a hand pulled chariot and the traditional bonfire.
Sunday colour throwing, delicious Indian vegetarian food and merchandise.
Link: http://holimahotsav.com.au/


18 March 2012

World Water Day


What: World Water Day
Where: Everywhere
When: 22 Mar
Cost: Awareness
Info: International World Water Day is a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
Link: http://www.unwater.org/worldwaterday/


17 March 2012

The Hunger Games Premiere


What: The Hunger Games Premiere
Where: Event Cinemas, George Street,
When: 5:45 pm Tuesday March 20
Cost: FREE
Info: Confirmed guests include Ryan Corr and Angus McLaren (Packed to the Rafters), Home & Away stars Rebecca Breeds, Charles Cottier, Dan Ewing, Lisa Gormley, David Jones Roberts, Sonia Todd and Lincoln Younes, Luke Bracey, Matilda Brown, Casey Burgess, Conrad Coleby, Lara Cox, Daimon Downey,  Rhiannon Fish, Kick Gurry, Victoria Hill, Sam Lyndon,
Link: http://www.thehungergamesmovie.com/


16 March 2012

Harbourside fireworks


What: Harbourside fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 9pm Saturday 17th March
Cost: FREE
Info: Fireworks light the sky's in Darling Harbour for another great free event in Sydney.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm


15 March 2012

World Naked Bike Ride,


What: World Naked Bike Ride,
Where: The Archibald Memorial Fountain, Hyde Park,
When: 12 noon, 19 March
Cost: FREE / Awareness
Info: Peacefully expose the vulnerability of cyclists, humanity and nature in the face of cars, aggression, consumerism and non-renewable energy.
Link: http://wiki.worldnakedbikeride.org/wiki/Australia


Sydney Harbour Bridge 80th anniversary


What: Sydney Harbour Bridge 80th anniversary
Where: Bradfield Park, Alfred Street South, Kirribilli,
When: 9.30am through to 2pm Sunday 18 March
Cost: FREE
Info: The celebrations for the bridge's 80th anniversary will include a focus on our seniors especially those born in 1932 and those who may have a connection with the bridge
Link: http://www.rta.nsw.gov.au/roadprojects/projects/shb_precinct/shb_80th/index.html?hiid=shb80


14 March 2012

Michael Crawford In Store Signing,


What: Michael Crawford In Store Signing,
Where: ABC Shop, QVB,
When: 12:30pm until 2:00pm 15 March
Cost: FREE
Info: Michael visits the ABC Shop QVB. Please note that he will be signing copies of his latest CD only
Link: http://www.facebook.com/events/169167309867627/


Joyville Cadbury Easter Egg Farm,


What: Joyville Cadbury Easter Egg Farm,
Where: opposite, Circulary Quay Train Station,
When: 11am - 2pm, 15 to 18 March
Cost: FREE
Info: To be rewarded with an egg, all you need to do is come and entertain our purple-feathered friends with your most joyous funky chicken dance and they’ll lay you a delicious Cadbury Dairy Milk Easter Egg in return,
Link: http://joyville.cadbury.com.au/


St Patrick's Day Parade


What: St Patrick's Day Parade
Where: George Street,
When: 12pm to 6.30pm, 18 March
Cost: FREE
Info: The Sydney St Patrick’s Day Parade is the second largest in the world, after the New York celebrations.
Link: http://www.stpatricksday.org.au/


Early Years Exhibition and Conference,


What: Early Years Exhibition and Conference,
Where: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse,
When: 9am to 4pm, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March
Cost: ?
Info: The Early Years Exhibition & Conference (EYEC) is an all encompassing Event for professionals involved in the teaching and care of children prior to their primary education.
Link: http://www.eyec.com.au/


Rosehill Trailer Boat Show


What: Rosehill Trailer Boat Show
Where: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
When:  9am to 5pm  17 - 18 March
Cost: FREE
Info: The event will showcase some of the best that recreational trailer boating has to offer. Over 40 exhibitors will pack the grounds to give you more choice and more information on all the gear you need for your trailer boat. You’ll see trailer boats – new and second-hand, kayaks, fishing accessories, chandlery accessories and more.
Link: http://www.bia.org.au/Rosehill/


12 March 2012

World's Greatest Shave


What: World's Greatest Shave
Where: Everywhere
When: From 15-17 March
Cost: Fundraiser
Info:  Thousands of people will get sponsored to shave, colour or wax their hair to help people with blood cancer.
Link: http://www.worldsgreatestshave.com/


11 March 2012

Volendam Cruise Ship Arrival,

What: Volendam Cruise Ship Arrival,
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay,
When: Arrive: 7am Tue 13th Mar, Departs: 6.30pm Tue 13th Mar
Cost: FREE
Info: Ship's Registry:  The Netherlands, Passenger capacity:  1,432, Crew members:  615, Gross Tonnage:  61,214 grt. Length:  781 feet, Beam:  105.8 feet, Maximum speed:  23 knots
Link: http://www.hollandamerica.com/cruise-vacation-onboard/Volendam


08 March 2012

Sydney Harbour Swim Classic,


What: Sydney Harbour Swim Classic,
Where: Man'O'War steps, Opera House,
When: Starts 9am 11th March
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: The Ord Minnett Sydney Harbour Swim Classic provides an opportunity for the general public to compete in a community swim event on Sydney Harbour and is the only annual community event for swimmers
Link: http://www.sydneyharbourswim.com/


International Women’s Day


What: International Women’s Day
Where: Australia wide
When: 8 March
Cost: Awareness
Info: IWD is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women in the past, present and future. It is a day when women are recognised for their achievements, regardless of divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political.
Link: http://www.internationalwomensday.org.au


07 March 2012

Arcadia Cruise Ship Arrival,


What: Arcadia Cruise Ship Arrival,
Where:  Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay,
When: Arrival: 7.00am Fri 9th March  Departs: 1.00am Sat 10th Mar
Cost: FREE
Info: Country of registry Bermuda, Entered service April 2005, Gross tonnage 83,000 tons, Length overall 285 metres (935 feet), Breadth 32.2 metres (106 feet), Speed 22 knots, Crew 880, Passenger capacity 1,952, Passenger decks 11,
Link: http://www.pocruises.com/Cruise-Ships/Arcadia/Ship-Overview/


X Factor Auditions,


What:  X Factor Auditions,
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre,
When: 9am to 3.30pm Sat 10 March to Mon 12 March
Cost: FREE
Info: The search begins NOW for Australia's next singing superstar or supergroup. If you believe you have a special talent for singing and performing and want to become Australia's next chart topping recording artist then simply turn up at one of the below venues on the specified dates to audition!
Link: http://au.tv.yahoo.com/x-factor/


Thai Grand Festival


What: Thai Grand Festival
Where: Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour,
When: 10th and 11th March
Cost: FREE
Info: Celebrate the Thai Grand Festival at Darling Harbour with music, food, religion and dance. Dancing performances depicting cultural traditions and folklore will be accompanied by live music and Sydney's favourite Thai cuisine will be served throughout the festival.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Annual_Cultural_Festivals.htm#spring


Harbourside fireworks


What: Harbourside fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 9pm Saturday 10th March
Cost: FREE
Info: Fireworks light the sky's in Darling Harbour for another great free event in Sydney.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm


06 March 2012

Tattoo and Body Art Expo,


What: Tattoo and Body Art Expo,
Where: Sydney Showground. Sydney Olympic Park,
When: Fri 9th to Sun 11th March
Cost: $25
Info: Where visitors can get tattooed or pierced at the Expo, whether it is their first or one of many!
We have a the best line up of local and international tattoo artists in what is now the most hugely attended tattoo expo in Australia.
Link: http://tattooexpo.com.au/sydney/welcome


05 March 2012

Queen Mary II Cruise Ship Arrival,


What : Queen Mary II Cruise Ship Arrival,
Where:  Overseas passenger terminal ,
When: Arrives 7.00am Wed 7th Mar  Departs 8.30pm Thur 8th Mar
Cost: FREE
Info: Gross Tonnage: 150,000 tons, Length: 1132 feet (345 metres), Beam: 135 feet (41 metres), Speed of 28 knots, Passengers: 2,620 (3,090 max), Crew: 1,253, Decks 19 (17 pax),
Link: http://www.cunardline.com.au/Ships/Queen-Mary-2/


Craft and Sewing Show


What:  Craft and Sewing Show
Where: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse,
When: 10am - 4.30pm  8 to 11 March
Cost: $16
Info: Give your old clothes a makeover and create a gorgeous new wardrobe for autumn! The new Restyle Studio will give you fresh ideas and techniques for remaking old, inexpensive
Link: http://www.craftandsew.com.au/Sydney2012/


04 March 2012

Black Watch Cruise Ship Arrival,


What: Black Watch Cruise Ship Arrival,
Where:  Wharf 5,  Barangaroo, and  Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay,
When: Arrive: 7.00am Tue 6th Mar, Departs: 11.00pm Thur 8th Mar ( 8.00pm Tue 6th Mar moves to Terminal)
Cost: FREE
Info:  Passengers: 804, Crew: 330, Weight: Tonnage 28,613, Length: 205.47 m, Beam: (width)25.20, Speed 20.0 knots,
Link: http://www.fredolsencruises.com/Our-Ships/Black-Watch/Black-Watch-Cruise-Ship


Taste of Sydney


What: Taste of Sydney,
Where: Centennial Park,
When: 8 - 11 March
Cost: Ticket purchase
Info: visitors will once again be invited to create their dream degustation, dining from a bespoke tasting menu prepared by a selection of Sydney’s leading and hatted restaurants. Over 40 mouth-watering dishes will be on offer to tempt tastebuds,
Link: http://www.tasteofsydney.com.au/


Celebrity Century Cruise Ship Arrival,

What: Celebrity Century Cruise Ship Arrival,
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay,
When:  Arrives: 9.30am Tue 6th Mar.  Departs: 6.30pm Tue 6th Mar
Cost: FREE
Info: Occupancy:1814, Tonnage: 71,545, Length: 815 ft, Beam:105.6 ft,
Draught: 25 ft, Cruise Speed: 21.5 kts, Inaugural Date: Dec 20, 1995,
Link: http://www.celebritycruises.com/plancruise/ships/ship.do?shipCode=CN


02 March 2012

Sea Princess Cruise Ship Arrival,

What: Sea Princess Cruise Ship Arrival,
Where: Wharf 5,  Barangaroo,
When: Arrives: 7.00am Sun 4th Mar, Departs: 4.00pm Sun 4th Mar
Cost: FREE
Info: Length: 856 feet, Beam: 83 feet, Completed in 1998, Gross Tonnage: 77,000 tons, Passenger Capacity: 1,950, Crew Size: 990,
Link: http://www.princess.com/learn/ships/cp/


01 March 2012

The World Cruise Ship Arrival,


What: The World Cruise Ship Arrival,
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay,
When: Arrive: 6.00am Sat 3rd Mar, Departs: 11.00pm Mon 5th Mar
Cost: FREE
Info: Launched: 2002, Built: Fosen Mek. Verksteder A/S in Rissa, Norway, Registered: Bahamas, Weight: 43,524 Gross tonnes, Length: 196.35 m (644 ft 2 in),  Beam: 29.8 m (97 ft 9 in), Speed: 18.5-knot, Passengers: 200, Crew: 250,
Link: http://aboardtheworld.com/


Clean Up Australia Day


What: Clean Up Australia Day
Where: Australia Wide
When: Sunday 4 March
Cost: Awareness
Info: Every year Australia wide, hundreds of thousands of Australians get stuck in and Clean Up their local environment by collecting and removing rubbish. Learn more about our Clean Up Australia events throughout the year here.
Link: http://www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au/