Whether you are in Sydney for a business trip or on a vacation with family and friends this month, you are definitely in for an exciting time in May. A good number of fun-filled events are scheduled to happen in the city, and they are worth every second of your travel time. If you are getting around town to catch these events, be sure to opt for bus hire in Sydney to ensure travel convenience and comfort. Here's a look at the trending Sydney events for May:
On the 7th of May, head on down to Green Square Markets to enjoy great food and fun created for the entire family. Launched by Rotary South Sydney, this exciting and unique Fresh Food and Artisan Market is open to all, even to our four legged friendlies – pet dogs and cats. So from 9am to 2pm, you can expect to find a wide selection of fresh and organic local produce, international foods, as well as special features such as garage sales and live music. It is no wonder Green Square Markets have become so popular these days!
If you are an art lover visiting Sydney in May, consider partaking in the Art Walk at Hunters Hill. This one of a kind art exhibition is back, and it is the perfect opportunity to get soaked in Aussie Art; the exhibition is set to showcase more than 300 artworks, in three main exhibition venues. These venues include Hunters Hill Congregation Church, Vienna Cottage, and the Hunters Hill Town Hall. What's more, they are only a short stroll from one another. Hence, be sure to catch this event sometime between 7th and 15th of May.
"Are there any other alternatives out there for markets?" In case you might be wondering, Indian Fashion Markets is an awesome choice, and it offers a unique experience as well! At this event, you will find everything Indian in one easy location. Also, you can expect this market to be first of its kind, and it will be held at Fairfield Showground, Smithfield Road, Sydney. If you did not know, Sydney has a sizeable Indian population. That's why Sydneysiders and tourists can find a great array of artefacts, including woven scarfs, salwar kameez, traditional jewellery, and more, from India. Want to perk up your home decor with exotic Indian homeware? Mark this event on your itinerary!
The Breakthrough Art Festival is set to feature original artworks from some of the city's emerging student artists as well as established artists. The theme of the event pertains to hope, and the works of each artist represents their unique view of what hope is all about. You can expect to see hundreds of artworks, including oils, photos, pastels, and more. Whether you consider yourself as an art aficionado, just come along and see these wonderful artworks in person from 12th to 15th May!
Looking for that perfect place to spend some quality time with your mum on the 8th of May? Gledswood Homestead & Winery's event is "The One", and will make your Mother's Day wishes come true. It is that time of the year again, when mums are shown how much they are appreciated. Come and take her out for a lovely and relaxing day on the farm; there is live music, boutique market stalls, and more. If your mum prefers something more relaxing, such as a family picnic, simply bring your own picnic rugs and food, and have some family fun on the grounds of the farm.
Gledswood is not the only one hosting a Mother's Day event in Sydney, as Australian Hotel and Brewery is throwing a party too! Mother's Day is an internationally celebrated occasion, with the focus on all special women; from grandmothers, mothers to any women who have influenced and mentored the lives around them. The Australian Hotel and Brewery is offering special breakfast, lunch and dinner options as well as the accompaniment of live music and lucky door prizes. This Mother's Day event is going to be so much fun, and you no longer have to stress out about what to do and where to go!
The Autumn Exhibition is officially commencing on the 27th of May, and will be held at the Richmond School of Arts. If you are an art enthusiast, this unique, arts and crafts exhibition is a must-see. Also known as MTAS, Macquarie Towns Arts Society is a non-profit community that is made up of accomplished artists; there are over a hundred members. At this Autumn Exhibition, you expect to see (and can purchase) quality pieces from talented artists such as Yvonne West, Joe Cartwright, and more.
Never been to the Sydney Opera House before? Well, on the 22nd of May, the Niall Ferguson Event is a must-do event that is held at the iconic destination. One of the most compelling historical documentary presenters, Niall Ferguson, will be here to conduct a thought-provoking debate and discussion of controversial geo-political and economic issues that is affecting the country in 2016, as well as share his historical perspectives.
Visiting Sydney in 2016? Then consider visiting the Royal Botanic Garden from the 27th of May onwards. Vivid Sydney is making its return in May, and for the first time, the event is adding a tinge of fantasy to its natural world. One of the main highlights in this event is the Garden of Light. Known as the oldest public gardens in the Southern Hemisphere, Garden of Light is going to be part of the garden's 200th year birthday celebration. You can expect to see the extraordinary masterworks of Ample Projects, Mandylights, and HammerLighting.
If you love and enjoy great food and wine, you will love the fact that the Leichhardt Food and Wine Festival is happening on the 28th of May. Leichhardt has been offering a new series of food and wine festivals in the country, so you can expect to find a fantastic showcase of artisan merchandise, art, and the freshest local produce. What's more, there will be cooking demonstrations from local businesses.
May is one of the best times of the year for both tourists and locals to be in Sydney. If you are visiting the city in a big group, be sure to book your transport early to help you get around destinations safely and efficiently.