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Meriton Festival Village
Meriton Festival Village
Hyde Park North
Entry near Archibald Fountain
Licensed venue. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
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7–26 January
Closed Mondays
Free entry

Family Week
12–16 January
10am–3pm

It’s the perfect place to kick back in the afternoons or kick on into the warm summer nights.

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Everyone’s favourite Meriton Festival Village is back this summer, the ultimate oasis of musical and theatrical delights, along with plenty of delicious eats, all in the heart of the city at Hyde Park. It’s the perfect place to kick back in the afternoons or kick on into the warm summer nights.

A great selection of food and beverages are available from 12pm. Licensed bars open from 4pm. See what food is available, including Gelato Messina and Porteno.

The new design of the Meriton Festival Village has been devised by our 2016 Artists in Residence Province. A design studio and creative collective; Province is a collaboration between Laura Pike and Anne-Louise Dadak.

Meriton Festival Village, The Famous Spiegeltent and Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent are wheelchair accessible. Priority entry for people with access needs.

Drop by and get a taste of the Festival with a mix of free and ticketed events including our free line-up of DJs and bands at our DJ Ute and Bandstand. Full schedules can be downloaded below.

Click here to download a map of Meriton Festival Village, including access information.
Click here to view the Meriton Festival Village schedule for Week 3 (19-26 January).

Celebrate the last weekend at the Meriton Festival Village.
All for FREE on the Bandstand and DJ Ute.

Friday 22 January
12:30–1:30pm: Julia Jacklin
4pm, 6.15pm & 8.30pm: Nick Toth
7:15 & 9.45pm: Lord Echo
12am: DJ Ariane

Saturday 23 January
12pm & 1.15pm: Project Collective Ska
3pm: Loop Professor
6.15pm & 8.45pm: Brenny B-side
12am: Mr. Glass

Sunday 24 January
12–5pm: Soul of Sydney
6.30pm & 8.30pm: DJ Charlie Villas
7.30pm, 9,.45pm & 12am: Deadly Dragon Soundsystem

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Meow Meow's Little Mermaid
A decidedly un-Disney cabaret
Meow Meow's Little Mermaid
06 - 23 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs!
A night of song, showbiz goss and general mischief
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs!
08 - 09 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
The Invisible Dot Cabaret
Cutting-edge, late-night comedy
The Invisible Dot Cabaret
07 - 17 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
What Will Have Been
Stripped back circus with live violin and mind melting electronica
What Will Have Been
07 - 16 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
Kate Tempest
Transcending hip hop storyteller
Kate Tempest
21 - 22 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
Songs for the Fallen
An outrageous, corset-bursting cabaret musical
Songs for the Fallen
19 - 24 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Knee Deep
A dazzling display of unexpected feats
Knee Deep
12 - 26 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Family Week
A jam-packed week full of family shows and free fun
Family Week
12 - 16 January
Around the Meriton Festival Village
Secrets
An intimate jazz theatre show about all the things we’d prefer to keep hush-hush
Secrets
08 - 10 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
Tolu
Family-friendly, gravity-defying circus
Tolu
14 - 16 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
The Very Worst of The Tiger Lillies
The godfathers of punk cabaret descend on The Famous Spiegeltent
The Very Worst of The Tiger Lillies
06 - 17 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
The Weather Station
The next great Canadian singer-songwriter
The Weather Station
06 - 07 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
DāM-FunK
Intergalactic G-Funk synth jams
DāM-FunK
15 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
Djuki Mala
Yolngu culture meets popular music + dance
Djuki Mala
19 - 24 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
Reykjavik Calling: FM Belfast & Hermigervill
Icelandic electro-pop clash
Reykjavik Calling
FM Belfast & Hermigervill
10 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
The Chills
All hail master pop tunesmith, Martin Phillips
The Chills
13 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
Matthew E. White
Hip-shaking Southern pop-gospel and country-soul
Matthew E. White
15 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
40 Ways to Love Your City
Sydney Festival's history in stories and songs
40 Ways to Love Your City
23 - 24 January
The Famous Spiegeltent
DREAMLAND
Jack Ladder, Kirin J Callinan, Donny Benét & Laurence Pike (PVT)
DREAMLAND
16 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
Kev Carmody
Poet. Radical. National treasure.
Kev Carmody
17 January
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
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