November 01, 2019

The best things to do this January

The first month of the year is full of summer music festivals, blockbuster theatre shows, outdoor markets and major art exhibitions. Make the most of your stay in Sydney with our full proof guide to the most popular evets of this month.

FOMO Festival – 11 January 2020

Enjoy advantages of a single stage at FOMO and all-in party atmosphere that is sure to be intensified by the vast grounds of Parramatta Park. Don’t forget to stay hydrated as the festival is scheduled for mid-January. Be prepared for the ultimate party endurance test.

Sydney Festival – 8 – 26 January

Sydney festival is known as the greatest artist’s festival in Australia. There is no other event that says summer in this city as Sydney Festival. The annual three-week event runs in summer and features an eclectic line-up of theatre, dance, music, circus, visual arts and big ideas.

Sydney Lunar Festival 24 January – 2 February

Take part in celebrating the Lunar New Year at Sydney Lunar Festival. This vibrant arts event includes markets, exhibitions, city tours and other entertainments, and most of them are free.

Don’t miss giant Lunar Lanterns exhibition in Circular Quay and super popular Dragon Boat Races in Darling Harbour. There are more than 80 events to choose from, so make sure to visit their official website to plan your trip.

Australia Day – 26 January

The World Heritage-listed Parramatta Park is the place to be this Australia Day. Join 15 hours of ongoing celebration at Australia’s massive all day Australia Day party. Entertainment includes hot-air balloon display, kids activities, delicious food, classic cars display, amusement rides and more. With so much on offer, Parramatta is the place to be this Australia Day!