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February 2013

 

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Festivals and Events in Sydney February 2013

Valentines Day Thursday 14th February 2013

Moonlight Cinema recent release and classic movies every night throughout February 2013. Watch movies under the stars at Centennial Park.

 

 

Twilight at Taronga open-air concerts within Taronga Zoo. Every weekend from 1st February 2013 through to April 2013.

Rocks Markets by Moonlight The Rocks farmers markets every Friday night in February.

Frenchs Forest Organic Market on every Sunday from 8am - 1pm at 35 Frenchs Forest Road East.

Flight Centre Travel Expo 2013 10am - 4pm Saturday 2nd February 2013 until Sunday  3rd February 2013 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour.

Ultimate Bridal Event Saturday 2nd February 2013 and Sunday 3rd February 2013 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

Arabic Music Festival 2013 7pm Saturday 2nd February 2013 at the ANZ Stadium. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Pyrmont Growers Market 7am to 11am Saturday 2nd February 2013. On the first Saturday of every month at Pyrmont Bay Park Pyrmont.

St Jerome's Laneway Festival Sunday 2nd February 2013. New and revered seminal music at the Sydney College of Theatres Balmain Rd Rozelle.

Heritage Craft Fair 9am to 3pm Sunday 3rd February 2013 at St Ives Showground.

Australian International Furniture Fair Wednesday 6th February 2013 until Friday 8th February 2013 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour.

2013 Chinese New Year falls on Sunday 10th February 2013. The Year of the Snake celebrations will begin a week before and continue for the week after 10th February 2013. For the best of the Chinese New Year celebrations head to Chinatown or Cabramatta.

Cupid Undie Run charity run for Children's Tumour Foundations (CTF) Sunday 10th February 2013 at Barangaroo Foreshore.

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day Thursday 14th February 2013

The Wine Experience 11am - 4pm Saturday 16th February 2013 at the Sydney Olympic Park.

Tropfest Short Film Festival Sunday 17th February 2013 at The Domain Sydney. Free Event.

Sydney Shakespeare Festival  Thursday 17th January 2013 until Sunday 24th February 2013 at Bicentenary Park Glebe Foreshore.

NSW Wine Festival, part of the NSW Wine Week Friday 22nd February 2013 until Sunday 31st March 2013 in various locations in Sydney including the Hyde Park South Sydney.

31st Greek Festival of Sydney starting  Saturday 23rd February 2013 until Sunday  24th February 2013 at Tumbalong Park Darling Harbour. Experience some Greek dancing, music, Mousaaka, baklava, dolmades and the famous Zorba dance.

Stanhope Doll, Bear and Craft Fair 2013 Saturday 23rd February 2013 and Sunday  February 2013 at the Blacktown Leisure Centre.

Sydney Pool and Spa Show Saturday 23rd February 2013 and Sunday 24th February 2013 at Rosehill Gardens Event Centre.

Home and Giving Fair Saturday 23rd February 2013 to Tuesday 26th February 2013 at the Sydney Showground Sydney Olympic Park Homebush.

Reed Gift Fair Saturday 23rd February 2013 until Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the Sydney Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour.

Annual Wedding Expo Sunday 24th February 2013 at the Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

Powercruise Car Show Thursday 28th February 2013 until Sunday 3rd March 2013 at Eastern Creek Raceway.

Pets and Animal Expo TBC February 2013 and Sunday  February 2013 at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Red Bull Cliff Diving Saturday TBC February 2013 at Cattai Hawkesbury River.

Persian Film Festival Thursday TBC February 2013 until Sunday  February 2013. At Dendy Circular Quay.

Sporting events in Sydney February 2013

NRL National Rugby League Trial matches

Sun Run 6.5km fun run Saturday 2nd February 2013 at Dee Why to Manly.

Cole Classic Ocean Swim Sunday 3rd February 2013 at Manly Beach.

Warrior Dash Saturday 9th February 2013 at Peats Ridge

Australian Open of Surfing TBC February 2013 -  February 2013 includes 6 star ASP surfing contests, World Junior Championship as well as skateboarding events. Held at Manly Beach

 

Cricket in Sydney February 2013

1st T20 International Cricket Australia vs TBC

One Day International Cricket Australia vs TBC

 

A-League Football (Soccer) in Sydney February 2013:

National Basketball League games in Sydney February 2013:

Rugby Union Games in Sydney February 2013

  • NSW Waratahs vs TBC

Rugby League Games in Sydney February 2013

Australian Football League (AFL) in Sydney February 2013

  • NAB Cup Saturday February 2013 at the Blacktown Olympic Park Rooty Hill.

Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open 2013 TBC February 2013 until Tuesday  February 2013 at the Sydney Olympic Tennis Park Homebush.

Horse racing in Sydney February 2013

Night Time Horse Racing at Canterbury Park Racecourse

Summer Horse Racing at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse.

Royal Randwick Racecourse will have horse racing on Saturday February.

Warwick Farm Race days Sunday  February 2013.

Motor Racing in Sydney February 2013

NSW Road Racing Club Sprints Saturday  February 2013 at Eastern Creek Raceway.

 

Museum & Art Exhibitions in Sydney February 2013

Francis Bacon Five Decades Art exhibition on until 24th February 2013 at the Art Gallery of NSW

Alexander the Great: 2000 years of treasures 24th November 2012 until 28th April 2013 at the Australian Museum.

Dadang Christanto Life Sculpture Exhibition on until 17th March 2013 at the Art Gallery of NSW Upper Asian Gallery 

Menagerie Indigenous artworks of animals exhibition on until 2nd March 2014 at the Australian Museum.

Dadang Christanto 2012 art exhibition on until 21st July 2013 at the Art Gallery NSW.

Soul Of Simplicity Seven Centuries of Korean ceramics exhibition on until 21st April 2013 at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Ships and the Sea exhibition on until 28th April 2013 at the Australian National Maritime Museum Darling Harbour.

Anish Kapoor art exhibition on until 1st April 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Wrecks and Reefs maritime archeology exhibition on until 2nd April 2013 at the Australian National Maritime Museum Darling Harbour.

Convict Sydney exhibition about the daily lives of Convicts in the early days of Sydney. On until 31st December 2015 at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

Wangechi Mutu art exhibition on until 11th August 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art MCA.

The Wiggles Exhibition great exhibition for children at the Powerhouse Museum.

Wallace and Grommit's World of Inventions exhibition on until 26th May 2013 at the Powerhouse Museum.

HIV and AIDS 30 Years on: the Australian Story exhibition on until 9th June 2013 at the Powerhouse Museum.

Access To Life photography exhibition - touching images of AIDS affected communities on until 9th June 2013 at the Powerhouse Museum.

 

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Last updated 24th February 2013

Music Concerts in Sydney February 2013

Carna Folio 2013 9pm Friday 1st February 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Kerser 7pm Saturday 2nd February 2013 at The Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Celtic Thunder 5pm Saturday 2nd February 2013 at the Allphones Stadium. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Swedish House Mafia 5.30pm Saturday 2nd February 2013 at the Sydney Showgrounds. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Strange Tenants 7.30pm Saturday 2nd February 2013 at the Factory Theater. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Dead Can Dance 8pm Sunday 3rd February 2013 at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Hollies 8pm Thursday 7th February 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Amanda Palmer 7pm Thursday 7th February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Desecndents 7pm Thursday 7th February 2013 at the Big Top Luna Park. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Cliff Richard 8pm Friday 8th February 2013 and Saturday 9th February 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Barry Gibb 8pm Friday 8th February 2013 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Gin Blossoms (USA) 8pm Saturday 9th February 2013 at The Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Stars 8pm Saturday 9th February 2013 at the Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Thee Oh Sees 8pm Sunday 10th February 2013 at the Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Cliff Richard 8pm Monday 11th February 2013 and Tuesday 12th February 2013 at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Presets 8.30pm Monday 11th February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticektek.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis 8pm Tuesday 12th February 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Jeff Chang World Tour 7.45pm Tuesday 12th February 2013 at The Star Event Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band 6pm Wednesday 13th February 2013 and Thursday 14th February 2013 at the Hordern Pavilion. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Carol King 7.30pm Thursday 14th February 2013 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor 7pm Thursday 14th February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Julia Stone 7.30pm Thursday 14th February 2013 at the St Stephens Uniting Church. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Nathan Foley 7pm Thursday 14th February 2013 at the Slide Lounge Cabaret. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Nora Jones 8pm Friday 15th February 2013, Saturday 16th February and Sunday 17th February 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

An Evening with The Hoff (USA) David Hasselhoff 7.30pm Friday 15th February 2013 at The Hi-Fi Sydney. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Covergirl - Kylie 7pm Friday 15th February 2013 at the Slide Lounge Cabaret. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

 

Justin Vivian Band - Mx America 8pm Saturday 16th February 2013 at the Carriageworks. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Deva Premal & Miten 7.30pm Saturday 16th February 2013 at the Parade Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Sarah Blasko 9pm Sunday 17th February 2013 and Monday 18th February 2013 at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

My Bloody Valentine 8pm Monday 18th February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Jolin [My Self] 2013 World Tour 7.45pm Tuesday 19th February 2013 at The Star Event Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain 8pm Tuesday 19th February 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Father John Misty 8.30pm Tuesday 19th February 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Blink 182 7.30pm Wednesday 20th February 2013 at the Allphones Arena. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Mac Miller 8pm Wednesday 20th February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Paramore 8pm Thursday 21st February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Collin Hay 8pm Friday 22nd February 2013 at the Concourse Chatswood. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Slaughterhouse & Schoolboy Q 7pm Saturday 23rd February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Soundwave Music Festival 2013 Sunday 24th February 2013 at Sydney Olympic Park.

Cypress Hill 7.30pm Monday 25th February 2013 at the UNSW Roundhouse. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Garbage 8.30pm Monday 25th February 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Linkin Park 7.30pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Tina Arena with the Sydney Symphony 8pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 and Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the State Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Puscifer 8pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Sick Of It All 7.30pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 at The Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Sum 41 & Billy Talent 7.30pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 at the UNSW Roundhouse. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Scott Ian & Chris Jericho 8pm Tuesday 26th February 2013 at the Oxford Art Factory. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Barry Gibb Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Beccy Cole - A Country Outing 7pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the Slide Lounge Cabaret. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Kyuss Lives & Red Fang 8pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the Metro Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Of Mice & Men 7.30pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 at The Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Both Sides Now: The Music of Joni Mitchell Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Phronesis (UK/Scandinavian) 9.30pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the Blue Beat Double Bay. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Motion City Soundtrack 7.30pm Thursday 28th February 2013 at The Factory Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Karavon 2013 - International Gypsy Music Festival 7.30pm Thursday 28th February 2013 at The Basement. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Herbaliser DJS 7pm Thursday 28th February 2013 at the Upstairs Beresford. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Wedding Present play 'George Best' 8pm Thursday 28th February 2013 at the Oxford Art Factory. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Big White & Leapers and Crooks & Rascals and Runaways 8pm Thursday 28th February 2013 at The Standard. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sonic Mayhem Orchestra 7.30pm Thursday 28th February 2013 at the Blue Beat Double Bay. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

 

 

Theatre, Musicals, Comedy in Sydney February 2013

Paris Opera Ballet 7.30pm Tuesday 29th January 2013 until Saturday 9th February 2012 at the Capitol Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Shen Yun Chinese Ballet 7pm Monday 11th February 2013, 2pm and 7pm Tuesday 12th February 2013 at the Capitol Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Short and Sweet Sydney Season 2013 7.30pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 at the King Street Theatre. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Quest for the Best All Stars stand up comedy 8pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 at The Roxbury Hotel Glebe. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Short and Sweet Sydney Season 2013 theatrical performace 7.30pm Thursday 28th February 2013 at the King Street Theatre. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

 

 

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