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Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
If you are hanging around the southern Melbourne or Geelong areas on New Years day then don't miss the massive festival that happens with heaps of games and attractions for the singles, couples and ...
Sydney’s New Year fireworks display might be one of the most talked about in the world, but Brisbane
also offers its locals quite the show when the big ball drops. In fact,
nearly 50,000 ...
New Year’s Eve in Sydney
is the event of the year, and one that is known for going out with a
bang by people all over the globe. Perhaps it has something to do with
the fact that Sydney is one ...
Written by Kyle, USA, October 2012
Held each November during the crisp months of spring, the New Zealand Cup and Show Week in Christchurch
is a formal fusion of horse-racing, fashion, agriculture and music.
Held at the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
The rustic, seaside, fishing town of Bluff at the bottom of New Zealand’s South Island is gearing up for this year’s biggest event: the Bluff Oyster & Food Festival , held every year in May. ...
Written by Kyle, USA, May 2012
There is a certain buzz surrounding ski towns where the first snows of
the year begin to fall, and what better way to harness this excitement
than with a ten-day, city-wide festival dedicated to ...
For three months during the Biennale, the city of Sydney presents artist exhibitions, artist talks, forums, performances and tours to the public – all free of charge. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Every January, Sydney celebrates summer in the city with three weeks packed full of performances, exhibitions and events. Attracting over 200,000 people to its first night alone, Sydney Festival is ...
Given the diverse cultural backgrounds of those living in the city of Sydney , and an overall love of being creative (or at least trying to be more creative than Melbourne ), the film festival ...
diverse food culture, ranging from trendy cafes to hatted restaurants,
draws food lovers from around the world to partake in the local fare.
Created from the combination of cultures ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, October 2012
largest beer festival, the Tasmanian International Beerfest, takes
place during two booze-filled (in moderation, of course) days on Hobart ‘s
Princes Wharf. Although beer lovers ...
It’s Sydney’s turn to host the scrumptious Taste Festival in March 2012. Catch all the action over four days at the beautiful Centennial Parklands near Oxford Street, Paddington. Editor’s Note: ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, June 2012
What started as a ploy to clean up beverage cans that littered the
streets during the Cyclone Tracy rebuild in 1974 has turned into a fun
annual event in Darwin .
The Darwin Beer Can Regatta is ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
If you’ve always wanted to walk through a Willy Wonka-esque landscape then the Hunter Valley Chocolate Festival is as close as it gets! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our ...
The region that brought you one of the world’s best-loved Sauvignon Blancs is celebrating its wine and local produce at The Marlborough Wine and Food Festival on February 11, 2012. Editor’s ...
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