Events & Festivals in Australia

Are you ready for non-stop excitement and unforgettable experiences in Australia? Imbued with life, light, history, and the essence of the Land Down Under, these exciting festivals and celebrations will take you on a journey like never before. Pack your bags and get ready to experience Australia in a whole new way!

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Events & Festivals in Australia

Events & Festivals in Australia

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light

Set your eyes upon ten nights of incredible light installations from a number of Aboriginal artists, all set against the majestic MacDonnell Ranges. Parrtjima is an annual festival showcasing the oldest continuous culture on earth, take in the spectacular views while enjoying a program packed with artworks, lightshows, and music by local and national musicians. Come for the festival fun, but stay for the rich history, incredible sightseeing and an authentic, memorable experience. From 7–16 April.

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Parrtjima – A Festival in Light in Australia

Tasting Australia

Get ready to feast like a king and drink like a queen at Tasting Australia in Adelaide or Tarntanya! This ten-day festival is the ultimate celebration of people, produce, and places, showcasing the very best of Australian cuisine. Get up close and personal with world-famous chefs as they work their culinary magic at the Chef's Table, or indulge in intimate tastings with Tasting Tables that will tantalise your taste buds. And if you want to take your cooking skills to the next level, don't miss the Masterclasses where you'll learn from the very best in the business. So come join us from 28 April - 7 May for the longest running eating and drinking festival in Australia!

Tasting Australia
Tasting Australia is a popular event in the country

Gold Coast Film Festival

Lights, camera, action! The Gold Coast Film Festival in Brisbane, Queensland is the ultimate celebration of all things film and filmmaking, with a distinctly Gold Coast twist. As Queensland's premiere filmmaking location, the Gold Coast is the perfect place for this epic event. Get ready to be wowed by a program of over 100 films, panels, parties, pop-up cinemas, and special events that showcase Australia's extraordinary talent. Whether you're a die-hard film buff or just love a good story, the GCFF has something for everyone. Swing by from 19 - 30 April and experience the magic of the movies in a whole new way!

Gold Coast Film Festival
Gold Coast Film Festival is one of the must-see festivals in Australia

Vivid Sydney

Prepare to have your mind blown, because the award-winning annual celebration of creativity, innovation, and technology is coming to Sydney this May - it's Vivid Sydney! With a renewed focus on the beauty and wonder of nature, this awe-inspiring festival will showcase the most cutting-edge artists, thinkers, musicians, and culinary experts of our time. Vivid Sydney, Naturally, embodies the theme for 2023, and promises to be an event like no other. From 26 May - 17 June, the city will be transformed into a wonderland of colour, light, and sound, as we come together to celebrate the magic of nature. Don't miss out on the biggest and brightest event of the year!

Vivid Sydney
Vivid Sydney is a famous festival in Australia

National Folk Festival

Get ready to dance, sing, and celebrate the best of folk traditions at the National Folk Festival in Canberra! This festival is all about participation, learning, listening, and creating, providing a hub for like-minded individuals to share their love of folk music. With over 140 artists performing over five whole days, you'll be treated to an eclectic mix of epic performances and engaging workshops that showcase the very best of folk appreciation. Don't miss out on this amazing experience from 6 - 10 April!

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You must experience the National Folk Festival when travelling in Australia

Take a break from the ordinary and get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure in Australia. With its awe-inspiring natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant cities, Australia is a destination like no other. Whether you're seeking thrilling outdoor activities, world-class dining and entertainment, or simply a chance to relax and unwind, this incredible country has something for everyone. From the stunning beaches of Sydney to the rugged outback of the Northern Territory, there's no limit to the amazing experiences waiting for you Down Under.

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