Night Markets and More: Sydney Events You Can’t Miss in February and March
As summer transitions to autumn between February and March, Sydney is the place to be for events and celebrations. 2018’s first half is proving to be an excellent opportunity to explore the best of what the city has to offer. Here are some of the Sydney events you can’t miss:
Chinese New Year Night Market
It’s the year of the Dog and the Sydney Fish Market will be open late for the Chinese New Year Night Market. On February 16, experience one night of colour and delicious Chinese cuisine. Taste a selection of fresh fish and yum cha. Food stalls will be open all night.
Visit Circular Quay from February 16 to February 25 and view some of the most spectacular lunar lanterns. Experience Chinese New Year with giant animal lanterns, each representing one of the creatures of the Chinese Zodiac. Each lantern sculpture is 13 metres in height and displays a multitude of vibrant colours.
Carriageworks Night Market
For native fair, the Carriageworks Night Market at Carriageworks, Eveleigh will be open on the 9th of February. The Nightmarket is one of the highlights of food lovers everywhere, with some of the best chefs and winemakers coming together to celebrate the best of Australian ingredients.
Taste bush foods such as saltbush, quandong, karkalla, minced kangaroo and desert fruits, prepared by Sydney’s finest.
Let your hair down and join the Summer Dance at the National Art School in Darlinghurst this February 18. Enjoy disco favourites with performances by DJ JNETT, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Mike Who, Modern Fairytale and Keep it Disco.
From February 9 to March 23 at the Seymore Centre, tourists and locals can enjoy a series of free music with Courtyard Sessions. Celebrating the end of summer and the beginning of autumn, it features a diverse line-up of celebrated indie artists, including Anna Smyrk, SUIIX, Harley Mavis and many more.
Stars Over the Garden
Stargazers and amateur astronomers can see the night sky in all its splendour this February 23, 2018. Hosted by The Australian Botanic Garden, participants can lay back and be guided by the Australian Observatory’s own Angel Lopez-Sanchez, exploring planets and constellations. Aboriginal educators will also be there to tell Dreamtime stories of the stars, and of their connection with the people and the land. Then, cap off the night with a glass of wine or hand-crafted beer.
Sydney Royal Easter Show
One of Sydney’s biggest celebrations, the Sydney Royal Easter Show at Sydney Olympic Park features a grand parade and interactive activities suited for the whole family. Meet farmyard animals, watch a dog show, and learn about the art of Yandia spinning and weaving made to entertain and delight.
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