Events In Sydney – Feb – April 2017

Sydney is kicking off 2017 with a plethora of exciting events and happenings. There is something for everybody coming up in the following few months. Young or old, music or sport watch the events listings not to miss out on anything.

In this blog we highlight some of the more exciting upcoming events.


Disney’s Aladdin

Haymarket – 3rd Feb – 26th March

A real extravaganza, from the producers of The Lion King and Mary Poppins, the enchanting story of Aladdin comes to thrilling theatrical life in this brilliant funny and musical comedy.

The New York times reviewed this production as “Fabulous” and “Extravagant”.



Newcastle – 11th Feb – 26th Feb

The largest surfing festival in Australia comes once again to Newcastle in February. Stockton beach, Redhead beach, Merewether beach and One Mile beach all play host to the more than popular event.

The events taking place include: Surfest Orica Team Challenge, Lake Mac Festival, the Toyota Pro and the Series IV Final.


Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Darlinghurst – 4th March

Sydney Mardi Gras is the world’s most joyous and spectacular celebration of LGBTQI pride. Over 20,000 visitors cram the streets to see this colourful spectacular.

During Mardi Gras there is a bumper program of comedy, exhibitions, music, theatre, parties and community events. Over 80 events in all including: Mardi Gras Pool Party, Queer Art After Hours, Mardi Gras Parade, the Mardi Gras Party and Laneway.


Sail Port Stephens

Nelson Bay – 3rd April – 9th April

The annual yachting regatta once again takes place in the beautiful waters of Port Stephens Marine Park. The event offers superb sailing, a buzzing social and entertainment scene plus various fun activities for the whole family both on and off the water.

This event is rapidly becoming one of the most popular regattas in Australia and will soon get international recognition as a yacht race.



Byron Bay – 13th April – 17th April

The mother of all blues festivals takes place once more in Byron Bay. Bluesfest is the premier event of its kind in Australia and looks to be bigger and better than ever.

A staggering seven stages will hold over 200 performances from the best blues, roots, folk and soul artists from around the world.

Artists attending include: Courtney Barnett, Zac Brown Band, Jimmy Buffet, Santana, Patti Smith, Mary J Blige, The Doobie Brothers, Bonnie Rait and a host of others.

If you are considering attending any of these events with a group of friends then the best way to do it is by mini bus charter. Executive Coach Hire are the experts at group transportation so contact us today to arrange your charter.