March 29 - April 2, 2018
Tyagarah, NSW, Australia
The Byron Bay Bluesfest remains one of Australia's most acclaimed and respected festivals and has been inspirational for many other festivals around the world. Held annually over Easter is one of the biggest, and most popular, events in...
March 17, 2018
Ballarat, VIC, Australia
Inspired by the international Nuit Blanche movement that began in Paris in 2002 and came to Australia as White Night Melbourne in 2013, White Night Ballarat is an all-night, free, cultural event – the first of its kind in regional Australia....
March 21 - 25, 2018
Queensland commands the world stage to celebrate the intersection of science and art for the World Science Festival Brisbane. Through conversation and performance by some of the greatest thought leaders in the world, the festival will showcase scientists and performers from...
March 23 - 25, 2018
When Formula One came to Australia in 1985 it set up home in Adelaide. However, ex-racer-turned-entrepreneur Bob Jane wanted a race in Melbourne. He created a huge 'thunderdome' and invented the AUSCAR series, bringing NASCAR action to Australia.
The desire to...
December 15 - April 15, 2018
Melbourne gets its own recurring festival of art – starting this summer Sydney has the Biennale, Adelaide has its Biennial – and finally Melbourne has its own recurring festival of contemporary art. The inaugural NGV Triennial will feature more than 100 artists...
February 16 - March 18, 2018
Adelaide Fringe – the country’s largest and possibly wackiest festival. A huge, colourful and unhinged event – Edinburgh in the sun. The more formal Adelaide Festival now happens every year since 2012! The festival was born 57 years ago and since then it...
February 23 - 25, 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
A South Pacific beach, a picturesque natural park, a lineup of eclectic musical acts and costumes galore – this, my festival-loving friends, is where it’s at. Splore (which means “to carouse or frolic”) promises to be a “boutique music...
January 15 -28, 2018
Kicking Off The Grand Slam Season
The Grand Slam season begins at the Australian Open, where fans from across the globe come for stellar tennis and a laid-back atmosphere in Melbourne. Of late, the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific has been a playground...
April 7 - 10, 2023
Lexton, Victoria, Australia
The small town of Lexton in regional Victoria sees its quiet population of about 150 increase to over 10,000 over the course of each long weekend during the Australia Day national holiday as festival-goers from all over the world...
December 29 - 31, 2022
Waiohika Estate, Gisborne, New Zealand
Gisborne, New Zealand hosts the annual three-day international music festival Rhythm and Vines from December 29–31. The first dawn of the new year is celebrated during this celebration, which is the first of its kind worldwide.