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Festival Village
Hyde Park North
Entry near Archibald Fountain
Licensed venue. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
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8–25 January
Closed Mondays
Family Week 20–25 January
Free entry. Food available from 11am. Licensed bars open from 4.30pm.

This summer, the Festival Village once again takes its place in the heart of the city at Hyde Park.

An oasis of arts, eats, beats and other treats, it’s the perfect pre-show or post-show hang-out.

With a mix of free and ticketed events, check out The Famous Spiegeltent, The Aurora Spiegeltent, a week of family shows and street artist Maser’s giant art installation Higher Ground.

Festival Village is also the place for your daily workout fix. Lululemon yoga brings Festival-goers complimentary 1 hour yoga classes in Hyde Park.

The final week of the Festival is Family Week in the Village: a jam packed fun program with a range of FREE activities to suit every age. If you are looking for a day out with the kids, we have the last week of the school holidays covered.

Festival Village is the go-to destination for pre or post show eats and treats! Restaurants include Bar Pho, Harvest Trader & Co, Puntino Italian Street Food, Bite Size Delights, Bar Coco Milk Bar, Jafe Jaffles, the Village cheese shop Cheesesmith, Porteno’s Good Eats and the return of Gelato Messina with Messina’s Tasty Treats.

Early evenings to late balmy nights, the Festival Village opens its doors to bathe you in the rhythms of summer.

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LIMBO
Dirty & dangerous circus cabaret
LIMBO
07 - 25 January
The Aurora
A Simple Space
Seven acrobats laugh at the rules of gravity
A Simple Space
13 - 25 January
The Aurora
Archie Roach: CREATION
One of Australia’s most important artists revisits his first four albums
Archie Roach: CREATION
10 - 11 January
The Aurora
Blak Cabaret
Lights up the night with music, comedy and dance
Blak Cabaret
20 - 25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Camille O’Sullivan: Changeling
The return of Irish–French chanteuse
Camille O’Sullivan: Changeling
08 - 18 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Tiny Ruins
Haunting country soul
Tiny Ruins
16 January
The Aurora
Between The Cracks
A bent night of blues, burlesque and blame
Between The Cracks
09 - 18 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Iva Bittová
Czech experimental violinist
Iva Bittová
21 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Christine Salem
Percussion-driven music grounded in the work songs and chants of slavery
Christine Salem
08 January
The Aurora
Olivia Chaney
Other-worldly folk tunes
Olivia Chaney
11 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Perry Keyes
Tales of Sydney’s western suburbs
Perry Keyes
18 January
The Aurora
Omar Souleyman
Scorching Middle Eastern dance music guaranteed to make you move
Omar Souleyman
16 January
The Aurora
Firekites
Lose yourself in the dreamy soundscapes of this Newcastle collective
Firekites
21 January
The Aurora
Roger Knox
The Johnny Cash of Australian country
Roger Knox
25 January
The Aurora
Jazzamatazz!
Ali McGregor does jazzy beats for kids
Jazzamatazz!
20 - 24 January
The Aurora
Dan Deacon
FBi RADIO NIGHT
Dan Deacon
22 January
The Aurora
The Wau Wau Sisters are Naked as the Day They were Born Again!
Stars of La Clique and La Soirée
The Wau Wau Sisters are Naked as the Day They were Born Again!
20 - 25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Fright or Flight
Spellbinding aerials and offbeat acrobatics
Fright or Flight
13 - 18 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Jessica Pratt
Tranquil-voiced San Franciscan singer-songwriter
Jessica Pratt
10 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
The Luck Child
A wonderful adventure into theatre for kids
The Luck Child
21 - 25 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
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