Ten Festivals Worth Checking Out Sydney 2020
If you are looking to find the best festivals happening in Sydney in 2020, then you are in the right place. When it comes to festivals, Sydney offers so many options that making a decision can be quite difficult. The festival culture in Australia, especially in Sydney is very much alive as well as vibrant. You can enjoy all night long at the festivals and you will not feel tired of the thing. So here we will discuss the top 10 festivals in Sydney.
1. Lost Paradise Festival
The Lost Paradise Festival will happen from 28th December 2019 to 1st January 2020. It basically is a New Years Eve Festival. Glenworth Valley will host the festival. It is just 80 kilometres drive from Sydney. During this 3 day festival, you can enjoy camping and much more. We can say that it is the best New Year eve festival in Australia. It is a perfectly executed magnificent festival which offers camping, stage production as well as tastiest food and beverages.
2. Splendour in the Grass
The North Byron Parklands will host Splendour in the Grass festival at the end of July. This festival is among the most looked forward festivals in Australia. The location of the festival is very stunning plus it covers a variety of genres. If you will attend Splendour in the Grass, you will never forget the experience. The festival features incredible production, perfect camping facilities, arts and crafts and delicious local cuisines. Everything about Splendour tells that the festival is splendid with performances, music, food, arts, crafts and culture.
3. Sydney Festival
When January arrives in Sydney, everyone knows that it is time for the Sydney festival. The Sydney festival spans over a time period of three weeks and provides the time filled with theatre, talks, dance, visual arts, circus and music. Although it is an arts festival it combines many more things. One of these is ferrython which happens every year on 26th January during the Sydney festival.
4. Return to Rio
If you are looking forward to having a great time camping, dancing and boozing on your weekend, then you must attend Return to Rio. There are two Return to Rio festivals every year. One festival takes place at the beginning of summer, whereas the other takes place at the end of summer. If you are going to attend Return to Rio, remember that you will never forget the experience. The festival takes place in Wiseman’s ferry which is an hour-long drive from Sydney. The event is a perfect escape from daily routine and pressure. All you have to do is, dress up in crazy costumes and enjoy the time with fantastic underground house music.
Stereosonic is known to be the largest electronic music festival in Australia. You should always keep this festival in your bucket list if you plan to visit Sydney. In this festival, which originally is a music festival, you will come along the biggest acts in the industry. The stages prepared for this festival are also very impressive. During the festival, Sydney will have an Electronic Dance Music atmosphere.
6. Subsonic Festival
If you are looking forward to having a unique musical experience in Sydney, then its name is Subsonic. This event is hosted by Monkerai. This festival is pure Australian bush doof and it is one of the most looked forward festivals in the whole of Australia. During this event, music does not stop. You can enjoy your night dancing on the floor or enjoying the music while drinking. But remember, you have to be on the team no sleep to enjoy this festival. Subsonic happens annually in the first or second week of December.
7. Field Day
Sydney sees the Field Day on New Year’s Day every year. The Domain is a very beautiful venue to host Field day. It is the most famous boutique music festival in Sydney. Field day is a unique and nice way to welcome and celebrate the New Year. the festival has a super friendly atmosphere. While at the festival you can enjoy music based on your taste. From hip hop to house, indie to electronic artists, everyone is present there to entertain you. So begin your new year with this new kind of enjoyment.
8. Electric Gardens
Not only in Sydney, but the Electric Gardens will also take place in different cities of Australia and NewZealand. The dates of the festival are still not announced but it is expected to take place during January and February 2020. The festival is well organized and excellently produced. Electric Gardens attract party crowd from all over Sydney. The festival first took place in 2016, and then in 2017. The third edition of this festival is expected in 2020. It surely is a flawless festival.
If you are in Sydney at the beginning of November, it is the right time to attend Harbourlife. The event takes place on the Sydney harbour. The best quality of house music plays all night long and the dance floor is lit for the night. If you are unable to attend the event due to a house full, then you can enjoy watching it from boats in the sea. People travel as long as 20,000 kilometres to attend the festival. There are limited tickets available for the Harbourlife, so book your ticket earliest, or otherwise, you will regret it.
10. St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival
College of Arts in Sydney will be hosting St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival in January and February 2020. It is a one-day festival and you should not miss it. The festival features nothing but perfection. Every line up from laneway is diverse as well as unique. The soundtrack of the day is flawless. Although ticket prices are a little more expensive, this experience of the festival is worth every penny.
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