City Spotlight: Sydney and Hobart

Our latest City Spotlight series will focus on events and activities to keep you entertained over the coming months. With an exciting array of festivals, concerts and events in each of Australia’s capital cities, you’ll be abreast of everything worth attending in the near future.


Scandinavian Film Festival

This is perfect for the movie buffs out there. Running from 11 July to 2 August, the Scandinavian Film Festival will feature a variety of motion pictures at Palace Norton Street and Palace Verona.


Before they hit up Splendour in the Grass, all-female act HAIM will take the stage at the Enmore Theatre on Thursday 20 July. If you can get your hands on a ticket, this will be worth the price of admission.

Macarthur Night Markets

Operating from mid-June all the way until mid-December, the Macarthur Night Markets showcase local culinary offerings from Eat, Shop, Love. This pop-up food market takes place on the first and third Friday of every month.  


Tasmania Whisky Week

The 2017 Tasmania Whisky Week returns from 4 August to 13 August, with events ranging from the free-of-charge Shene After Dark in Pontville, to the $695-a-head Tasmanian Highlands Whisky Weekend at Ratho Farm.

Chocolate Winterfest

The Tasmanian town of Latrobe will be transformed on 13 August as the Chocolate Winterfest comes to life. From chocolate bingo to a chocolate cake competition, this event has something for everyone to enjoy.


Tasmania might not have their own AFL team but on 13 August, the two sides that play home games in the state will meet as Hawthorn host North Melbourne at University of Tasmania Stadium in Launceston. 

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