Often the start of a new year turns out to be a bit of a damp squib after all the party celebrations of Christmas and celebrating the New Year.
However, Sydney is a buzzing city during the whole year and has many thrilling and exciting events coordinated for the first quarter of 2016.
Whether your preferences are more on the arty side or you enjoy sports and outdoor events then the opening months have something special in store for you.
Classical music, opera, sailing, baseball, horse racing and live music are all waiting for you when you visit the city.
Symphony & Opera in the Domain
Jan 16th & Jan 23rd
Royal Botanic Gardens
Two completely free events and of the highest quality and class; just bring a rug, a picnic hamper, find a free space on the grass and enjoy the show.
This year the Sydney Symphony Orchestra has a special show planned as it is the 40th anniversary. The repertoire is a collection of all the music they have played at the event since it’s inception.
A little later in the month presented by Opera Australia is one of the most anticipated events of the whole Australian operatic calendar.
An evening of fine opera and ballet is in store by some of the best soloists and top dancers on the Australian scene.
Sydney Harbour enjoys a spectacular maritime treat as it displays it’s naval heritage in a superb free event.
Witness Sydney’s iconic ferries battle it out in Circular Quay for a celebration of Australia Day.
The boats compete from Circular Quay to Shark Island and finish the race in a climax at Sydney Harbour Bridge.
World Baseball Qualifiers
Feb 11th – 14th
This international showcase was first held in 2006. It gathers together the world’s greatest baseball stars competing for their home nations.
Team Australia will clash with New Zealand and South Africa will face the Philippines in the qualifiers. Australia are aiming to go on their fourth trip to the WBC and take the next step for attaining the global crown.
Chipping Norton Stakes Day
A day at the races is always a good day out and the action at the Liverpool City Council Chipping Norton stakes should be unmissable.
Relax with the whole family with your picnic on the beautiful spacious, tree-lined Popular Lawn.
Not only is the racing top notch but there is plenty of other activities going on as well; including face painting, a bouncy castle, petting zoo and a clown show.
Spend a top weekend where the country visits the city, only one hour away from the CBD.
The show is designed to educate, enthuse and excite everything that is good from the countryside.
Camden Show attracts visitors from far and wide and is one of the biggest events in New South Wales.
Sydney International Rowing Regatta (SIRR)
March 14th – March 20th
Held at the prestigious Penrith Sydney 2000 Olympic rowing venue, this week long regatta is Australia’s largest rowing event. Some of the world’s best rowers compete in over 100 events.
Not only is the SIRR Australia’s largest rowing event but it is also the premier rowing event in the country. The top events are;
- Australian Open Rowing Championships
- Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships
- King’s and Queen’s Cup Interstate Regatta
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