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Sydney Festival 2018

Australia Summer Festival

When: 06 - 28 January 2018
Where: Sydney, Australia

Get ready to experience the summer of your dreams with Sydney Festival 2018, Australia – the largest summer festival of the country. Presenting a wide variety of cultural diversity ranging from parody circus to New York rap to Russian theatre; from contemporary dance to family programmes to traditional aboriginal arts practice – the Sydney Festival is one of the most loved events in Australia that sets the tone for summer in the city. Showcasing 388 performances and 98 events performed by over 1000 artistes including 11 world premiers at 30 of the finest venues in the city including Sydney Opera House, Seymour Centre, Riverside Theatres, and The University of Sydney, the Sydney Festival is an excellent way for both Sydneysiders and visitors to experience the best of performing, visual and experimental arts that Australia and the world has to offer.

Sydney Festival Program and Celebrations

Celebrations for the festival kick off with Festival First Night – a large scale free event in the parks, streets, and lane-lays of the city, which is an exclusive feast of music, dance, and visual spectacle on the streets. Reaching an audience of more than 200,000 people, the Festival First Night is celebrated on the first Saturday of the Festival while more free concerts await Sydneysiders and visitors on subsequent two Saturdays. The Sydney Festival creates a welcoming and unique global ambience which showcases the striking city of Sydney through a feast of world class performances in theatre, music, dance, fireworks, visual arts, and food. The peak celebrations of the festival are the Australia Day festivities on 26th January with ferry races and tall ship displays at the iconic Sydney Harbour. The festival with its wide range of free events and easy pricing policies for the shows with tickets ensures that everyone can participate in the Sydney Festival celebrations.

Tickets for the Sydney Festival 2018

With its ongoing commitment to make the Festival accessible to everyone, the tickets for the shows are priced at a reasonable rate of AUD $25 and are available only on the day the show is scheduled. Tickets can be purchased at the ‘Tix for Next to Nix’ booth situated in Sydney’s central business district.

Tips for the festival

Tickets can be purchased through cash only and no credit cards will be accepted.

You have to purchase the tickets in person and you can only purchase two tickets per person per day.

There is limited range of tickets available and the price may vary for each performance.

There will be no replacement of the tickets lost, stolen, or damaged so be careful if you want to catch a particular show.

The booth Tix for Next to Nix is opened daily from 8am to 12noon during the festival days, however the booth may close early if all the tickets get sold out before closing time.

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