Loading

Awe-inspiring NSW Winter Events

Jagged Little Pill the Musical original Broadway castCREDIT: Matthew Murphy

Jagged Little Pill the Musical the 15-time Tony Award nominated Broadway musical premiers in Sydney December 2021 at Theatre Royal Sydney.

#feelnewsydney

Awe-inspiring NSW
Winter Events

Jagged Little Pill the Musical original Broadway cast CREDIT: Matthew Murphy

Jagged Little Pill the Musical the 15-time Tony Award nominated Broadway musical premiers in Sydney December 2021 at Theatre Royal Sydney.

#feelnewsydney

Hashtags #feelnewsydney

Explore the enlightening events calendar in NSW this winter and discover the soul of the city through creativity, curiosity and change at Vivid Sydney 2022; feel the action of high-stake sporting competitions; celebrate local producers at inaugural festivals of flavour; or step it up a gear and tackle a military-inspired obstacle course.  

Biennale of Sydney | on now, until 13 June 
Sydney
Dynamic contemporary art from around the globe comes to venues across Sydney at this year’s Biennale, titled rīvus. Inspired by rivers, wetlands and other salt and freshwater ecosystems feature, the 23rd Biennale of Sydney is exhibited across Barangaroo, Walsh Bay and the city’s leading galleries and museums.

Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival | 29 April – 30 June
Hunter Valley
A celebration of the region’s renowned wineries and epicurean experiences, the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival features bespoke events across all of May and June. From long lunches to wine masterclasses and even a chance to watch the burning of the barrels, the festival brings together unique events during the season’s crispest days and nights.

Vivid Sydney | 27 May – 18 June  
Sydney
In its 12th year in 2022, Vivid Sydney transforms the city with a celebration of creativity, innovation and technology. This year Vivid Sydney features the longest light walk in the festival’s history, with mesmerising art displays and 3D light projections from Central Station to Sydney Opera House’s Lighting of the Sails. Discover exhilarating live music performances for all ages and deep-dive discussions from some of the world’s brightest minds. 

Moulin Rouge! The Musical! | 28 May – 25 September 
Capitol Theatre, Sydney
Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life on stage, welcoming the audience to a world of splendour, romance, glitz and grandeur. The new musical mash-up features more than 70 songs, including many of the iconic hits from the movie, as well as additions from Adele, Katy Perry, Sia, Beyoncé, Rihanna and more.

NCHA Futurity | 30 May – 12 June  
Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre, Tamworth
A highlight on the equine calendar, the Futurity it is the biggest and richest indoor sporting horse event in the Southern Hemisphere. Steeped in history, Tamworth’s action-packed horse cutting competition draws competitors from around Australia, all vying for a share of more than $700,000 in money and prizes on offer.

North Coast Festival of Flavour | 3 – 5 June
NSW North Coast
The inaugural North Coast Festival of Flavour brings together the tastiest elements of the region in a not-to-be-missed long weekend full of delicious, one-off events. From nose-to-tail long lunches to craft beer tastings and even a mud crab river cruise, this new festival celebrates the best of the North Coast.

Dubbo Winter Whisky Festival | 17 – 18 June
The Establishment Bar & The Old Dubbo Gaol
Celebrating the region’s whisky distillers over two intimate nights, The Dubbo Winter Whisky Festival is a chance to celebrate this warming amber spirit. On 17 June guests are invited to an intimate dinner and whisky tasting at The Establishment Bar, and on 18 June there will be local food and dessert vendors and live entertainment on the tranquil grounds of the historic Old Dubbo Gaol.

Tulloch Wines, Pokolbin CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying a wine tasting experience at Tulloch Wines, Pokolbin.

#feelnsw

Tulloch Wines, Pokolbin CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying a wine tasting experience at Tulloch Wines, Pokolbin.

#feelnsw

Vivid Sydney 2022_’For Sydney with Love’_’Ken Done’_Credit ‘Spinifex Group’. CREDIT: Spinifex Group

For Sydney with Love is a celebration of Sydney, its icons and natural environment on the foreshore and the harbour, under the sea, in the sky, and though the artist’s imagination. A story of optimism, colour and joy

#vividsydney

Vivid Sydney 2022_’For Sydney with Love’_’Ken Done’_Credit ‘Spinifex Group’. CREDIT: Spinifex Group

For Sydney with Love is a celebration of Sydney, its icons and natural environment on the foreshore and the harbour, under the sea, in the sky, and though the artist’s imagination. A story of optimism, colour and joy

#vividsydney

True Grit Enduro Titles | 25 – 26 June  
Dargle Farm, Hawkesbury
True Grit is the only Australian-owned military-inspired obstacle course race created by Australian special forces. With 30 obstacles to navigate over 10 kilometres, the course runs through grasslands, temperate rainforest, dense swamps, granite escarpments and towering sandstone cliffs on farmland on the Hawkesbury River.

Bathurst Winter Festival | 2 – 17 July
Bathurst 
This annual community event is a celebration of the magic of winter in Bathurst, bringing together stunning light shows across historic buildings, live music, food and wine events, outdoor ice skating and show rides, in a carnival atmosphere.

Jagged Little Pill | From 9 July 
Theatre Royal Sydney
Returning to Sydney after a sell-out season, Tony® award-nominated Broadway rock musical, Jagged Little Pill, takes the stage again at Theatre Royal Sydney in July. Relive Alanis Morissette’s epic 1995 album, including beloved hits such as You Oughta Know and Ironic with music artist Natalie Bassingthwaighte leading the Australian cast.  

Splendour in the Grass | 22 – 24 July
North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay
The 20th year of this iconic music festival features headliners like the Gorillaz, The Strokes, Tyler the Creator, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and many more international and Australian acts. One- or three-day tickets are available, as well as all-access tickets to the VIP village, which offers private viewing areas, cocktail bars, fancy bathrooms and more.

Fleurs de Villes: FEMMES | 19 – 28 August
The Calyx, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The inaugural flower exhibition Fleurs de Villes: FEMMES will bring a ten-day fresh floral display to The Calyx celebrating culturally, politically, and historically significant women throughout the ages. Along with mannequins dressed in breathtaking flower outfits, the event will also include workshops, flower markets and local produce.

The Phantom of the Opera |19 August – 16 October
Sydney Opera House
Experience the phenomenon of one of the most successful musicals of all time, The Phantom of the Opera, as it makes its Sydney Opera House debut in the Joan Sutherland Theatre. Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary show features hit after hit in the thrilling score, including Music of the Night, Masquerade and beloved title song.

True Grit 2019, Lower Portland CREDIT: Destination NSW

Competitors take on the military style obstacle challenges in the 2019 True Grit event, Lower Portland.

#feelnewsydney

True Grit 2019, Lower Portland CREDIT: Destination NSW

Competitors take on the military style obstacle challenges in the 2019 True Grit event, Lower Portland.

#feelnewsydney

The Calyx, The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying a walk through The Calyx in The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

#feelnewsydney

The Calyx, The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney CREDIT: Destination NSW

Couple enjoying a walk through The Calyx in The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

#feelnewsydney

MORE INSPIRATIONAL STORIES

MORE INSPIRATIONAL STORIES

ALL ASSETS FROM THE DESTINATION NSW MEDIA CENTRE ARE FOR EDITORIAL USAGE ONLY AND MUST BE USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.


For all non-editorial usage, please
visit the Destination NSW Content Library.

REGISTER
NOW

Access assets curated for media and content creators.

For all non-editorial usage, please
visit the Destination NSW Content Library.

Already have an account?

Permission Request


Destination NSW wants to access your Destination NSW Media Centre account.


This application will:

  • View your basic account information
  • View your email address
  • View your phone number, if provided
  • View your street address, if provided
  • View basic information about your organization, if provided
  • View your site usage
  • View your asset download activity

This access will help Destination NSW manage copyright owner rights, provide you with digital assets, keep you updated with new information and improve your user experience.


Do you agree to allow this access? If yes, click the REGISTER button.


You can unsubscribe at any time.

Permission Request

Destination NSW wants to review your registration for your Destination NSW Media Centre account.

This review will:

  • View your basic account information
  • View your email address
  • View your basic information about your organisation, if provided
  • View your site usage
  • View your asset download activity

This will assist Destination NSW manage copyright owner rights, provide you with digital assets, keep you updated with new information and improve your user experience.


By clicking REGISTER, you agree that you have read and agree to the TERMS & CONDITIONS and Destination NSW's PRIVACY POLICY


You can unsubscribe at any time.