Surry Hills Festival
Taking place in the heart of Sydney’s creative and culinary hub, the Surry Hills Festivals is a vibrant day out filled with music, fashion and food.
Kicking off on Saturday, September 23, the annual Surry Hills Festival will fill Ward Park, Devonshire Street, Shannon Reserve, Crown Street, laneways with pop up creative spaces, markets, food stalls, live music everything in between.
For Sydney first-timers, Surry Hills is often not at the top of the list of places to visit. But the leafy suburb – literally only minutes walk away from the Primus Hotel Sydney – is home to some of the best boutique shopping, cafes and food destinations in the city.
You can peruse the best of local vintage stores, up-and-coming designers and makers at Shannon Reserve while bopping away to tunes supplied by Funky Punch, Mogadishu Family Band, Megan and the Vegans, and Swamp to Sahara.
Ward Park will host a global food market where you can chomp down some truly exceptional culinary delights. Throughout the day, live performances from Ungus Ungus Ungus, Dweeb City, Thandi Phoenix and Coda Conduct will play in the background.
Then there are the interactive performances – Hall of Mirrors Flash Mob; recreate your own miniature version of Surry Hills on Play Street; and The Voices – a series of artists talks and readings.
The Surry Hills Festival is a microcosm of what makes Sydney so brilliant, and a celebration of the city’s creative and accepting heart.
Surry Hills Festival will take place on Saturday, September 23, throughout the Surry Hills suburb. For a full list of acts and locations, head to their official website.
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