If you are visiting Sydney in October, you are in for an exciting month. This is because there are a handful of interesting events scheduled to happen in the city throughout the month suitable for everyone. Whether you are in town for vacation with friends and family or on a business trip, your free time should be spent having fun at any of the events. Take advantage of bus hire in Sydney and be guaranteed convenience and enjoyment at each of these ten events in October!
Scheduled for the weekend of October 4, the Sydney Harbor Street Food Fair will take place at King St. Wharf. There will be food trucks and stalls selling delicacies from the likes of Madame Waffle Sydney, Caminito, Nighthawk Diner, Baker Bros, Cantina Movil, Urban Pasta, Sundweesh and The Rook. All your favourites will be in one place and you’ll have the have the chance to try them all starting midday to 8pm.
This festival happens every year and brings together street retailers and external vendors to offer the public varied experiences. The seventh edition of the Willian Street Festival is scheduled for Saturday 10, October from 11.30am to 10.00pm. The festival celebrates the culture of William Street and showcases the diversity of shopping in this community. There will be plenty to do including shopping and savouring the cuisine. Live entertainment will available throughout the day and at 7.30pm, the outdoor lounge area will turn to an Open Air Cinema. How cool is that?
The annual Spring Cycle will be at it again on Saturday 10, October. Hosted by Bicycle NSW, the event brings together 10,000 riders to celebrate cycling across Sydney. The rides will start at North Sydney and travel across Sydney Harbour before ending at Sydney Olympic Park or Pyrmont. People of all ages are encouraged to participate and showcase Sydney’s cycling facilities. If you prefer, you can dress up for the event. Ride options include 50km Polygon Classic Ride, Sydney City Ride and 105km Bikebug Challenge Fuelled by Ettix.
This is the largest outdoor art exhibition in Sydney and it’s free to the public. This will be the 19th year that Sculpture by the Sea will be happening. The exhibition will run from 22 October to 8 November at the spectacular Bondi Tamarama coastal walk. The event merges city, ocean, art and natural landscape so beautifully that it attracts 500,000 people from Australia and other parts of the world. The exhibition route extends from Notts Avenue, Bondi and ends at Tamarama Park. It’s a 2km stroll so be sure to wear comfortable shoes and carry a water bottle.
Set in Gledswood Homestead and Winery, this is a perfect event for both kids and adults. The event’s activities are geared to raise funds for Kids of MacArthur Health Foundation. The foundation donates funds to local hospitals to help sick children. The theme of the event this year is Neverland and you can dress your little ones as Peter Pan, one of the Boys, Tinkerbell or Captain Hook. It is scheduled for October 18, and will feature live entertainment, face painting, jumping castles, Captain Hook Show and more. Adults will have access to beer and wine so you are not left out!
The Sydney Country Music Festival will be held on October 31 and November 1. Guests at the festival will be treated to live music performances throughout the weekend by the likes of Wolfe Brothers, Adam Brand, Beccy Cole and Adam Harvey. In addition, guests will also enjoy plenty of drinks and food along with other fun activities. Shuttle bus services will be available throughout the day and you can opt for day or weekend passes.
The event will be hosted at Concord Library on Friday 2, October starting at 5.30pm to 8.00pm. It is part of the 2015 Comic Con-versation and guests are invited to don their favourite fantasy costumes and play trivia. You will have the chance to take a photo at the Throne, win prizes (for best dressed) and sample different food. So form a team with besties and live your comic fantasy at this trivia event, Concord Library style!
This event will run from 25th to 27th October at Fairmont Resort. It is geared towards women business owners and entrepreneurs and aims to motivate attendees in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Some of the issues that will be covered by the symposium include:
Using your kindness as the superpower of your business
How to incorporate F.U.N. into your life and business
Online marketing strategy
Mindset hacking and etc.
There will be industry leaders participating in the 3-day event, including Nikki Smith, Belinda Bow, Laura Huxley, Orissa Feeney, Samantha Summerland and more.
This is a fundraising event hosted every year by The Workshops Arts Centre. It is scheduled for October 18, starting 9.00am to 3.00pm at Willoughby. This is the perfect opportunity to buy souvenirs at competitive prices. Items on sale during the event will include artworks, ceramics, original paintings, prints, sculptures, plants and clothing. There will also be raffles with great prizes, auctions and demonstration.
This is one of the most awaited events in Sydney. The 2015 edition of the concert will have a distinct touch of 1960s. Hosted at Wahroonga Park, the event will feature many performers like The Diamonds and The Beatnix who will treat you to songs from that time including Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and more. The event will take place on October 17 from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. There’ll be food stalls providing a variety of dining options as well as beverages.
October is definitely a good time for both the locals and tourists to be in Sydney. If you are visiting, be sure to consider Sydney bus hire to help you get around with your friends and family. The best thing about it is that you don’t have to worry about transport to and from an event, regardless of the time!