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10 great events to splash out on in 2019


Grab your tickets to these must-see events and experiences.

Although the year is nearly halfway over, there are still a heap of great events to look forward to. Here are a few we’ve got dibs on!

If you’re… looking for something for the littlies

Disney On Ice Celebrates Mickey and Friends (All states)

Pop on your mouse ears and join Mickey, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy on a trip down memory lane! This show features Elsa and Anna from Frozen, fearless Moana, loveable Dory from Finding Nemo and the Toy Story pals, plus a lot more.

If you’re… looking for a family-friendly musical

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The new musical (Melbourne)

Roald Dahl’s fantasy tale is brought to life in this amazing musical, which features songs from the original film and a delectable joyride of fun as Charlie Bucket and other gold ticket winners take a peek inside Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory!

If you’re… keen on a girl’s night out

Muriel’s Wedding The Musical (Melbourne)

Return to Porpoise Spit for the loveable Muriel, who dreams of the perfect wedding – but just can’t find the right man. Featuring an incredible soundtrack of songs you can’t help but sing along to, this cheeky night out is worth its rave reviews.

Enjoy a night out at these great events!

If you… dig good music

Hilltop Hoods – The Great Expanse Tour (NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA)

One of Australia’s most-loved live acts is back for the first time since 2016 to celebrate their 6th #1 album. The Great Expanse World Tour is set to be a corker and features special guests such as Mojo Juju, Shadow and DJ Nino Brown!

If you… love your sport

2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship (NSW, QLD, TAS, SA, WA, VIC, NT)

Fans of fast cars are guaranteed a great day out at these premier motorsports events, which are happening all over Australia. Get your tickets now for events in Darwin, Townsville, Newcastle, Surfers Paradise and of course Bathurst.

If you… have a passion for space and science

Professor Brian Cox Universal World Tour 2019 (QLD, NT, SA, WA)

Black holes, intelligent life, the latest mission to the planets… yep, Professor Brian Cox always puts on a good show. His latest Tour is tipped to take you into the centre of the cosmos – and comedian Robin Ince will be on hand to give fans the chance to ask Brian all those burning questions about the universe and your place in it!

If you’ve… always wanted to be Han Solo

Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition (Sydney)

Indulge your inner Star Wars fan at this fab exhibition, which features 200 original costumes, props, models and artworks plucked from the Lucas film archives. There’s even a chance to create your own Star Wars identity through a series of interactive stations. Truly an event for fans of all ages. May the force be with you!

If you’re… a die-hard Hugh Jackman fan

Hugh Jackman: The Man, The Music, The Show World Tour (ALL STATES)

Award-winning performer Hugh Jackman will bring his The Man. The Music. The Show world tour to Australia in August – complete with hit songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables and more from Broadway and film. The show features a live orchestra and guest appearance from actress and singer Keala Settle.

If you… need a good laugh

Steve Martin and Martin Short’s World Tour (ALL STATES)

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are bringing their Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t comedy tour to Australia in November. Mocking Hollywood and the fickle nature of celebrity is at the heart of this joyously mad romp, which also celebrates the pair’s friendship of more than three decades. Unmissable!

If you… love the night lights and love to party

Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House (Sydney)

Throughout the city in May, Sydney is transformed by lights, music and ideas in its popular annual Vivid festival. Don’t miss your chance to book tickets to events at Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House, which features the likes of Club Kooky by the Harbour, Grouper, Underworld, Kelsey Lu, Herbie Hancock and many more.

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