30 May 2012

Harbourside Fireworks


What: Harbourside Fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 8.30pm Saturday 2 June
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


MS Walk and Fun Run


What: MS Walk & Fun Run
Where: Hyde Park (North),
When: Sunday 3 June
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: n winter, it’s all too easy to ditch your exercise regimen and hide under the doona. Taking part in the MS Walk & Fun Run will not only get the blood pumping and put the roses back in your cheeks, it will also make you feel warm inside for contributing to a great cause!
Link: http://www.mswalk.org.au/


The Taste of Manly


What: The Taste of Manly
Where: Manly Beach
When: 11am to 5pm 2 and 3 June
Cost: FREE
Info: The Food, Wine and Sustainability Festival is a major community and tourism event on the Australian event calendar and takes place in the heart of Manly along The Corso and picturesque Manly Beach
Link: http://www.manly.nsw.gov.au/whatson/manly.nsw.gov.auwhatsonfood-wine-and-sustainability-festival/


29 May 2012

HIA Home Show


What: HIA Home Show
Where: Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour,
When: 31 May to 3 Jun
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: Australia's largest Home Show for renovations, building and home improvement.
Link: http://www.sydneyhomeshow.com.au/


25 May 2012

Vivid Sydney


What: Vivid Sydney
Where: Various, Circular Quay, Location's
When: 25 May to 11 June
Cost: FREE
Info: Colouring the city with creativity and inspiration, Vivid Sydney highlights include the hugely popular immersive light installations and projections; performances from local and international musicians at Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House and the new Vivid Ideas Exchange at the MCA featuring public talks and debates from leading global creative thinkers.
Link: http://www.vividsydney.com/


Kiss Goodbye to MS


What: Kiss Goodbye to MS
Where: Australia Wide
When: 30 May
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: MAKE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS A THING OF THE PAST AND KISS GOODBYE TO MS - THE EVENT ON EVERYONE'S LIPS DURING MAY!
WEAR RED LIPSTICK, DARE OTHERS TO GO RED AND SHARE THE MESSAGE WITH A SPECIAL KISS GOODBYE TO MS EVENT.
Link: http://www.kissgoodbyetoms.org


23 May 2012

Harbourside Fireworks


What: Harbourside Fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 8.30pm Saturday 26 May
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


Turkish Anatolian Festival


What: Turkish Anatolian Festival
Where: Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour,
When: 10.00 AM - 11.00 PM Sunday 27 May
Cost: FREE
Info: The main attractions of the event are: Real-life size replica of a section from the historical Grand Bazaar of Istanbul. Full size artistic representation of the historical gates of Anatolia with live models dressed as Ottoman nobility. Traditional music and celebration performances. Folk dance performances from three different regions of Turkiye
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Calendar-Turkish_Anatolian_Festival.htm


Snow Travel Expo


What: Snow Travel Expo
Where: Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour,
When: Sunday 27 May
Cost: FREE
Info: The Snow Travel Expo provides an exciting, practical and convenient environment where snow enthusiasts can plan everything from a local snow adventure to an elaborate international sojourn from one week to an entire winter season.
Link: http://www.snowtravelexpo.com.au


BONDI Barefoot


What: BONDI Barefoot
Where: Bondi Beach,
When: 9am Sunday 27 May
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: one of Australia's most unique running events. Run over 3 distances - 10km, 4km, and the Barefoot bolt. The event attracted over 400 runners last year and continues to grow in popularity.  A unique opportunity to run across Australia's most famous beach.
Link: http://www.bondibarefoot.com.au/


Balmoral Burn,


What: Balmoral Burn,
Where: Awaba Street, Balmoral,
When: 8:00am - 12:00pm - Sunday 27 May
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: The Balmoral Burn, organised by Humpty Dumpty Foundation, is a community event raising money for over 150 children’s hospitals and health services across Australia as well as two children’s hospitals in East Timor.
Link: http://www.mosman.nsw.gov.au/events/3127/2012-balmoral-burn


18 May 2012

CeBIT Australia


What: CeBIT Australia
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour,
When: Tue 22 to Thur 24 May
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: Australia’s largest ICT Business Event – Over 600 exhibitors and 30,000 business visitors
Link: http://www.cebit.com.au


16 May 2012

Harbourside Fireworks


What: Harbourside Fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 8.30pm Saturday 19 May
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


Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon


What: Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon
Where: College Street, Hyde Park,
When: 6.45am Sunday May 20
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: Take on the newly introduced one lap course, which will be improved from start to finish for 2012 with City2Surf style wave starts incorporated to spread out the field.
The new course has retained the best elements of the old two lap course while highlighting other great areas of Sydney, like harbourside icons the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Pyrmont Peninsula.
The event raises much needed funds for more than 600 charities, including Breast Cancer Network Australia.
Link: http://www.smhhalfmarathon.com.au/


Pyrmont Festival


What: Pyrmont Festival
Where: Pirrama Park, Pyrmont,
When: 18 till 27 May
Cost: FREE
Info: Visit the Festival’s major outdoor event, with Mudgee wine tasting in Pirrama Park, Pyrmont on Sunday 20 May from 11am – 5pm. Try over 120 wines from Mudgee’s top winemakers. Tickle your taste buds with unique gourmet cuisine and local produce direct from Mudgee. Bring your picnic rug and choose from a diverse range of cuisines for lunch and be entertained by live acts and music from the best local musicians
Link: http://www.pyrmontfestival.com/


15 May 2012

Food Revolution Day


What: Food Revolution Day
Where: Worldwide
When: 19 May
Cost: Awareness
Info: Together we can change the way people eat by educating every child about food, giving families the skills and knowledge to cook again, and motivating people to stand up for their rights to better food.
Link: http://foodrevolutionday.com/


Hat Day


What: Hat Day
Where: Australia Wide,
When: 18 May
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: By taking part in Hat Day 2012 you will be helping the four million Australians who are affected by a mental health issue. By donating to Hat Day for Mental Health Research, you are helping us fund the research that will find new treatments and potential cures for mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia.
Link: http://www.hatday.com.au/


13 May 2012

Bizarre Bazaar


What: Bizarre Bazaar
Where: Angel Place,
When: 5pm to 9pm Thursday 17 May
Cost: FREE
Info: A Series of Fortunate Events are proud to present Bizarre Bazaar Twilight Market - a project exploring Sydney's love of fashion in laneways and quirky nooks around Sydney.
Link: http://www.thisisfortunate.com




10 May 2012

DesignEX 2012


What: DesignEX 2012
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour,
When: 10am to 6pm Mon 14 May - Wed 16 May
Cost: FREE Pre Register or $25 on door
Info: Australia’s largest interiors, design & architecture event featuring brands in furniture, textiles, lighting, architecture, bathrooms, appliances & surfaces. designEX 2012 offers a progressive speaker and event series, featuring renowned local and international design thinkers.
Link: http://www.designex.info/


Sydney Writers' Festival


What: Sydney Writers' Festival
Where: Various Sydney Locations
When: 14 till 200 May
Cost: Free, Some events are Ticketed
Info: The 2012 Sydney Writers’ Festival focuses on the line between the public and the private. The question of the limits of what is personal is one of the hottest subjects around.
Link: http://www.swf.org.au/program/free-events


The Mother's Day Royal Picnic


What: The Mother's Day Royal Picnic
Where: Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park,
When: 11am - 3pm Sunday 13th May
Cost: FREE
Info: The Mother's Day Royal Picnic is the perfect place for the family to celebrate together, and ensure Mum relaxes on her special day. It is a community event that helps raise funds for The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation. All funds raised on the day will go towards purchasing vital medical equipment for the Royal Hospital for Women to help our Mums and bubs.
Link: http://www.mothersdaypicnic.com.au/





Mother's Day Classic Fun Run


What: Mother's Day Classic Fun Run
Where: Art Gallery Road, The Domain,
When: 6:30am to 12noon Sunday 13 May
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: For more than a decade, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk has provided communities with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research.
Link: http://mothersdayclassic.com.au/


09 May 2012

Harbourside Fireworks


What: Harbourside Fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 8.30pm Saturday 12 May
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


Buddha's Birthday


What: Buddha's Birthday
Where: Chinese Garden Forecourt, Darling Harbour
When: 12 - 13 May
Cost: FREE
Info: Special Events of the Day and many more such as the Bathing of the Buddha, Calligraphy Exhibition, Multicultural Performances, Mother's Day Blessing, Baby Blessing and Vegetarian Food Fair.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Calendar-Buddha_s_Birthday.htm


EcoXpo,


What:  EcoXpo,
Where: Byron Kennedy Hall, Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park,
When: 10am - 4pm Sat 12 - Sun 13 May
Cost: $10
Info: THE all-inclusive forum of eco companies and their customers, where we aim to create success and flourishing for our companies and customers. The EcoXpo is a gathering of hearts, minds and soul, embodied by a group of like-minded companies who will display and sell their sustainable wares to discerning eco-conscious consumers. Each company represented at the EcoXpo is a proud owner or user of an organic, natural and/or sustainable brand
Link: http://www.ecoxpo.com.au/


03 May 2012

Mind Body Spirit Festival


What: Mind Body Spirit Festival
Where: Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour,
When: 10am - 7pm 3 - 6 May
Cost: $18
Info: Australia's largest well-being event for natural health, body and spiritual development.
Link: http://www.mbsfestival.com.au/


02 May 2012

Harbourside Fireworks


What: Harbourside Fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: 8.30pm Saturday 5 May
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


Daily Deals for Events In Sydney

Daily Deals have become the place to go for discounted meals, travel and many other items.
But do people use them that often.

Can they really save money on tickets and things you want to see and do in Sydney?
or
do you impulse buy just because its inexpensive?

We will keep an eye on future Sydney deals on "events in Sydney" and post here when we find them.

Garage Sale Trail


What: Garage Sale Trail
Where: Australia Wide
When: Saturday 5 May
Cost: FREE
Info: Garage Sale Trail is a program that enables the peer-to-peer exchange of assets, resources and money on a hyper local level but with national scale.
Link: http://www.garagesaletrail.com.au


01 May 2012

Starlight Day


What: Starlight Day
Where: Australia Wide
When: 4 May
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: Starlight Day, running throughout the month of May is the largest national fundraising event of the year, with the major activities ocuring on May 4th. This year we hope to raise $2 million to help transform the hospital experience for seriously ill children from pain, fear and boredom to fun, joy and laughter.
Link: http://starlightday.org.au



Home, food and Wine Weekend,


What: Home, food and Wine Weekend,
Where: Byron Kennedy Hall, Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park,
When: 4 - 6 May
Cost: Ticket purchase
Info: Our experts and industry insiders will be leading everything from interior styling sessions and interactive workshops to cooking classes and how-to demonstrations scheduled every hour, on the hour throughout the whole weekend!
Link: http://www.hfwweekend.com.au/