Love Every Second of Sydney in Winter
Sydney comes alive day and night in winter with exclusive events, big-city shopping and some of Australia’s best dining experiences.
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Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Sydney Lyric Theatre
25 March - 03 August
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Sydney Olympic Park
9 - 31 January, 2014
Blackmores Sydney Running Festival
Annual Helpmann Awards
The Australian Garden Show Sydney
04 September 2014 to Sunday 07 September 2014
Jhappi Time is all about sharing a warm hug with those you care about the most – and where better for Jhappi Time than Sydney and New South Wales?
Sydney is a very exciting place to be in winter, with fun-filled events, celebrations and festivals to ignite the season. There’s an overall buzz of happiness in the air as people explore this city bursting with things to see and do. Relax and unwind with a short break that’s packed with world-class events, big-city shopping and some of Australia’s best dining experiences.
On our site you’ll find
- Up-to-date information on the events and experiences in and around Sydney
- Suggestions on itineraries for your stay here
- Plenty of recommendations for winter activities
Sports fans are in their element over winter. Followers of both rugby codes have full-length seasons to look forward to, as well as the State of Origin fixture on 18 June at ANZ Stadium and the Bledisloe Cup Festival in August. The Bingham Cup, Gay Rugby’s World Cup, will see 25 teams compete on world-class ovals in Sydney’s East from 24 to 31 August.
For fans of the round ball game, Italian giants Juventus will play a one-off exhibition game against the A-League All Stars on 10 August at ANZ Stadium. Those who prefer to get more involved in sporting action have the Blackmores Running Festival to look forward to on 21 September. Participants can take part in a race length that suits them, choosing from a family fun, bridge run, or half or full marathon.
The arts are well represented in Sydney over winter too. Vivid Sydney is the much-loved festival of lights, music and ideas and this year runs from 23 May to 9 June. The highlight for many is the Lighting of the Sails at the Sydney Opera House. The Sydney Film Festival showcases some of the best films from Australia and across the world in a 12-day extravaganza starting on 4 June.
Other highly anticipated events include Strictly Ballroom the Musical, directed by Baz Luhrmann and running from 25 March to 1 June, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on 6 to 10 April, and the Helpmann Awards on 18 August.
Winter is also a good time of the year to enjoy creative and seasonal dining across the city. Dine sumptuously at three-hatted Sydney stars - est., Marque Restaurant, Momofuku Seiobo, Quay, Rockpool on George and Sepia or make your way to a waterfront restaurant in Walsh Bay, Pyrmont, Balmoral, Manly, Bondi Beach and The Rocks. Check out the latest foodie trends at a hip cafe, cool bakery, hot wine bar, funky pub or sleek noodle bar.