August is an exciting time of year in Sydney

31 July 2011

The month of August is an exciting time in Sydney.

Sydneysiders continue to celebrate all things winter with the third annual Sydney Winter Festival.

Located at the Sydney CBD’s iconic Cathedral Square, the 2011 Sydney Winter Festival has transformed the heart of the city into the winter wonderland highlighted by Australia’s largest open-air ice-skating rink.

Finding things to do in Sydney is easy with our informative ‘What’s on in Sydney’ events calendar.

Cultural, sporting and recreational activities are just some of the events Sydneysiders have to look forward to throughout August.

In our latest monthly review, we detail three events we reckon you should check out in August.

1. La boheme – Puccini
La Boheme Opera AustraliaDisplaying some of the finest young singers from Australia and beyond La Boheme will take you on an unforgettable journey back to the glittering Spiegeltent of 1930’s Berlin.

A raw and tender production La Boheme is a young persons opera about living a dream falling in love, and losing the love of your life.

2. 52 Suburbs

52 suburbs sydneyWhen photographer Louise Hawson realised she was a stranger in her own city, she set herself a mission – to explore and photograph one new Sydney suburb a week for a whole year.

Inspirational, adventurous and eye opening, 52 suburbs reveals Sydney beyond the clichés of its harbour and beaches, delving into places most tourists would never think to explore.

To unlock the hidden treasures around Sydney visit Sydney Australia.

3. Viva Las Vegas Spectacular


Take a trip to Las Vegas without the airfare or expenses.

Combining hilarious comedy, show-stopping singing and dancing along with exciting specialty acts, Viva Las Vegas has all the razzle dazzle and glitz of the entertainment capital of the world.

• Australia’s premiere Elvis tribute artist – Rick Charles
• World Class Tom Jones Impersonator – Tony Jones
• Las Vegas style Illusionists – Magic2
• Spectacular Costumes – Viva Las Vegas Showgirls

Have a great August Sydneysiders!