10 Best Sydney Events – June 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

As the winter-chills set in, this cosmopolitan town is keeping its lights on (brighter than ever), and The Plus Ones are bringing you our pick of 10 June shindigs to keep Sydneysiders from activating hermit mode:


Light Show – Visual Exhibition

“Light Show features works from the 1960s to the present day by major international artists. Ranging from atmospheric installations to sculptures that you can move around and even through, Light Show invites you to experience the spatial and sensory effects of light in a myriad of forms.”

June 1 – June 8

LNO Pop-Up Pampering Experience

“Come along and pamper your senses while enjoying the music and savouring our delicious canapés from one of LNO’s BFF’s The Hospitality Establishment. Only minutes from Chatswood or St Ives….don’t miss out.”

June 3


Etsy Craft Party

“Craft Party is Etsy’s annual, worldwide celebration of meeting and making and you’re invited. For this very special Craft Party, Etsy is collaborating with Vivid Sydney, Sydney’s major 18-day festival of light, music and ideas. Join the Etsy community in a one-day crafting spectacular with activities to suit any age or skill.”

June 6

Sydney Film Festival

“Sydney Film Festival returns in 2015 with a bigger-than-ever program. Watch this space for regular updates and book your Flexipasses now so you can hit the ground running when the first films are announced.”

June 3 – June 14

World Environment Day Festival

“Come along to Hornsby on Saturday 6 June to celebrate, learn, create and enjoy World Environment Day. Everything is FREE, including face painting, smoothies, kids craft, live music, native animals, workshops, yoga and much more.”

June 19

Italian Aperitivo Party

“Join fellow lovers of all things Italian at this social feast of cocktails, vino and antipasto. Be greeted with a free drink upon entry, coupled with an open buffet of the most delectable of treats and nibbles.”

June 19

Winter Garden Sydney

“Winter Garden allows Australian’s to truly experience the magical delights of winter traditions, from food & wine, art & music, and interactive happenings. Winter Garden is a month long celebration of Australia’s finest restaurants, cafes, and pop-up bars.”

19 June onward

Open Marrickville Festival

“Discover the talents and creativity of local communities.Over ten days of free celebrations and events, great food, art, talks, tours and more, there’s something for everyone at Open Marrickville.Open Marrickville takes place in a variety of locations across the Marrickville Council area.”

June 19 – June 28

Variety of Chefs 2015

“A mind-blowing gastronomic delight,  this is without a doubt the tastiest fine dining charity event of the year, supporting Aussie kids who are sick, disadvantaged or who have special needs. Now in its seventh year, Variety of Chefs will be a true showcase of stunning food and wine, with a roll call of culinary greats heeding the call from around Australia.”

June 20

Darling Harbour Cool Yule

“Brrr-ace yourself for some cool fun at Darling Harbour these winter holidays! Celebrate the chilly season with ice-skating, a Ferris wheel, Snow Pit, Frozen Forest, lots of warming winter offers and more.”

June 27 onward