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Sydney NSW What’s On, Events Calendars, Holidays, Festivals, etc

The BCL Sydney What’s On pages have one events page per month. These pages have public holidays, school holidays and major events. Readers can post their events on the event forum and they will appear on these pages. Find out more about posting here.

See pages for each month: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

April in Sydney & NSW

April 2017 Events in Sydney & New South Wales Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Day 2 April (Sunday) 2017 – Daylight saving ends 3.00 am– put your clocks back 1 hour. See time zones for more information. 7 April (Friday) April 2017 – School Term 1 ends in New South Wales schools – (see AU… See more

August in Sydney & NSW

7 August (Monday) 2017 – Bank Holiday – Applies to banks and certain financial institutions  18 to 25 August 2017 – CBCA Children’s Book Week – Celebrating Australian books, authors and illustrators. The 2017 Book Week theme will be Escape to Everywhere (see our BCL page on Book Week). August Events from the forum Move… See more

December in Sydney & NSW

Sydney & NSW events, school holiday dates and public holidays in December. Special Christmas and New Year cruises and tours, plus option for readers to post their own events.

February in Sydney & NSW

February in Sydney is still very hot. Schools have resumed after their summer holidays. Major events include Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day. February 2017 Events in Sydney & NSW 3 February (Friday) 2017 – School Term 1 begins in New South Wales schools: Western division (see AU school holiday dates) This is a pupil free… See more

January in Sydney & NSW

January is summer holiday time in Sydney and NSW, beginning with a public holiday for New Year’s Day and another public holiday for Australia Day. School holidays continue until late January. Major events include the Sydney Festival which incorporates film, theatre, dance and music and takes place in laneways and venues around Sydney and Australia… See more

July in Sydney & NSW

July 2017 in Sydney & NSW 2 to 9 July 2017 – NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our… See more

June in Sydney & NSW

5 June – World Environment Day – Commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. 12 June (Monday) 2017 – Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday (see AU school and public holiday dates). 16 to 18… See more

March in Sydney & NSW

8 March (Wednesday) 2017 – International Women’s Day 17 March (Friday) 2017 – St Patrick’s Day – St Patrick’s Day – see Themes for Parties for St Patrick’s Day decorations and costumes. 25 March (Saturday) 2017 – Earth Hour – Switch off your lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm to send a message about climate change… See more

May in Sydney & NSW

Winter is approaching in May and it’s time to get a bit cerebral at the Sydney Writers Festival. Mother’s Day is on the second Sunday in May. May 2017 Events in Sydney and New South Wales Australian Office Professionals Day – Visit our Secretary’s Day page for gift ideas. International Composting Awareness Week Australia (ICAW)… See more

November in Sydney & NSW

What’s on in Sydney in November 2017 5 November (Sunday) 2017 – MS Sydney to the Gong Bike Ride: The Gong Ride is a one of a kind fundraising event. You can pedal 90km from Sydney to Wollongong on any day of the year but it’s only on the first Sunday of November that you’ll… See more

October in Sydney & NSW

National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment. 1 October (Sunday) 2017 – Daylight saving begins 2.00 am – put your clocks forward 1 hour. See… See more

September in Sydney & NSW

3 September (Sunday) 2017 – Australian National Flag Day– The Australian Flag was first raised on this day in 1901. 3 September (Sunday) 2017 – Father’s Day: (See Father’s Day Gift ideas here and Sydney Father’s Day gift ideas) 22 September (Friday) 2017 – NSW School Term 3 Ends – (See AU school holidays.) 19 September… See more

State of Origin Sydney

State of Origin accommodation, plus party products and costumes to show your support.

Sydney Cinemas

Cinemas in Sydney  Bondi Open Air Cinema – watch movies outdoors on Bondi Beach Moonlight Cinema A mix of classic and contemporary films. See the Moonlight Cinema – Sydney Program Book by phone: 1300 551 908 or online at www.moonlight.com.au  See the FAQ for more. French Film Festival Beverly Hills Bondi Open Air Cinema Sunset… See more

Sydney Museums & Historical Attractions

Sydney & NSW Historical Attractions Australian Museum on the corner of College Street and William Street in central Sydney, just across the road from Hyde Park and opposite St.Mary’s Cathedral. Australian National Maritime Museum The Berry Museum contains local family history and memorabilia specific to the Berry-Coolangatta District. Campbelltown Steam and Machinery Museum Centennial Parklands… See more

Sydney Theatres

Theatres and Shows in Sydney Allphones Arena at Olympic Park – venue for major sport and entertainment events. Arts Theatre Cronulla The Australian Ballet Bankstown Theatrical Society aims to present quality entertainment to the community at affordable prices. The Society produces four shows per year. The productions are performed at three different venues: The Bankstown… See more