With summer just around the corner in Sydney, there are a multitude of events and festivities that are perfect for celebrating the warm weather. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day out or a fun filled party, kick start your spring time revelries with our exciting list of events and get there in style with Encore.
Spring time in Sydney is dominated by the fabulous Spring Racing Carnival (14 Sep – 19 Oct) which is fast becoming one of Sydney’s iconic events of the year. With newly renovated facilities worth 150 million, the Royal Randwick Racecourse and Rosehill Racecourse are perfect venues for a buzzing fashion and social scene. The premier event of the Spring Racing Carnival is Golden Rose Stakes at Rosehill, held on Saturday 14 September with a prize of 1 million, the richest in Sydney.
Book your ticket at http://theraces.com.au/
Hit the Northern Beaches for the Willoughby Spring Festival (1-30 Sep) and Manly Arts Festival (19-29 Sep). The month-long Willoughby Spring Festival is packed full of events that range from fashion, art, music and theatre. Highlights include a street parade through the heart of Chatswood and Sands of the Silicate, a one-off event featuring the lighting of a fire sculpture to be held on Saturday 28 September. Similarly Manly Arts Festival is loaded with attractions featuring exhibitions, films, concerts and dance.
In tune with the increasingly balmy weather, the must-see production of South Pacific will be playing at the Opera House from 10 September to 2 November. South Pacific is a sell out show featuring acclaimed Australian actors and singers Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Christine Anu. Escape into catchy tunes like Some Enchanted Evening, There is Nothin’ Like a Dame and Bali Ha’I and immerse yourself in the romance of two couples dealing with the realities of WWII. For a glamourous and stress free night out, book in advance at Ticketek to get the best seats in the house.