There’s plenty for you to do this October in Sydney! This month is jam packed with festivals, food and fun so bring your family and friends along for a great time!
Sydney Craft Week | 11-20 October
Head over to Sydney Craft Week and get your creativity on! From Egyptian art to pottery, there are a plethora of stalls, exhibitions and workshops for you to explore. This year, thousands of crafty minds will be coming to celebrate through this year’s theme, ‘Play’. The festival encourages it’s attendee’s to immerse themselves in al l things ‘play’ and be inspired to consider new possibilities! This year, you’ll be bound to have a good time so give yourself the opportunity to let loose and get creative!
Sydney Night Noodle Markets | 11-18 October
Indulge in a night of glutton and pure food fantasy at the 2019 Night Noodle Markets! Back again this year, this food festival is a culinary delight that all foodies look forward to every year and has a bountiful of stores you can choose from. This year’s lineup will include Xian Biang Biang, Gelato Messina, Wonderbao, Chur Burger, Donut Papi and many more! If you’ve got a little furry friend with you as well, bring your pup down to the festival on October 12th for the first Night Poodle Market! Tickets for the poodle market are $5 which comes with a dog treat and the proceeds will go to the RSPCA! Whether you have a pup or not, be sure not to miss out on the Night Noodle markets otherwise your stomachs will be waiting for another year!
Pinot Palooza | 12 October
Pinot Palooza is back for it’s eighth year as Australia’s largest annual pinot noir festival! The festival is home to over 100 kinds of Pinot and they’re all ready for tasting! This year’s festival will be held at Carriageworks and a standard ticket will only cost you $65 which includes every drop of pinot. If you’re feeling a little tipsy from the pinot, there are also food stalls, classes and performances too! You’ll also see a special appearance from Burger Project, La Bastide, Porteno and Agape! Yet read to drink your way around the world and strap yourself in for a good time!
William Street Festival | 19 October
The boutique and hip lane, William Street, hosts a festival each year and fills it to the brim with fashion, food and music! The festival celebrate the unique businesses and the heritage of Paddington. It’ll be a relaxed and fun filled day of scrumptious food and live entertainment. Kick your weekend off on the right note by grabbing a drink and leisurely strolling around the festival! The festival features a variety of eclectic vendors including 10 William Street, Elph Store and Italian Bar!
Oktoberfest | 26 October
Get your lederhosen and dirndl on and get ready to have a good time at Oktoberfest in the Gardens! Once again this year, The Domain will be transformed into a beer fuelled party and a giant beer garden inspired by Germany’s Oktoberfest. The festival will be hosting two big beer halls, a silent disco, roving performers and a giant dodgeball competition! Whilst you’re there you’ll be surrounded by circus performers, magicians, accordion bands, yodelers and brass bands so you’re bound to have a good time. Beer, cider, wines and spirits will be frivolously pouring throughout the day and you can pair it will a pretzel or bratwurst. Whatever you have, you’re bound to have a crackin’ time so don’t forget your tickets!
Sculpture by the Sea | 24 October – 10 November
One of Sydney’s infamous annual events, Sculpture by the Sea is back for its 23rd year! The two kilometer coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama is going to be filled again with spectacular sculptures from incredible local and international artists! The walk is the perfect way to start off the week or wind down from a hectic schedule, but be warned, crowds can get a little crazy during the weekends so come on weekday mornings if you can!
There’s plenty to do this October so be sure to jot these events down in your calendar! Not from Sydney? Head to Aabode.com for some great accommodation for your stay in Sydney!