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Top 10 Events In 2020


Bring in a new decade with these top 10 events.

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Grab your tickets and head along to these great events to celebrate a new decade.

For… the foodies

Tasting Australia, 27 March – 5 April, Adelaide

Badged as “your passport to the premium”, Adelaide showcases some of the most renowned produce and professionals during this dining extravaganza. Tantalise your taste buds with culinary delights from across the region and the country in a variety of events including long lunches, exclusive dinners, farm tours, tastings, masterclasses and more.

Lovedale Long Lunch, 16 – 17 May, Hunter Valley

As one of the Hunter’s renowned annual events, Lovedale Long Lunch has been drawing a crowd for more than 25 years. Food and wine lovers are treated to a day of delectable delights and live entertainment at a variety of stunning wineries across the Hunter Valley.

For… the art lovers

Vivid, 22 May – 13 June, Sydney

Sydney really turns it on for this festival, which brings together creativity, innovation and technology to light up the city with three weeks of events and activities. Now in its twelfth year, the festival is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, thrilling spectators with incredible light instillations, stimulating ideas and music performances from all genres.

Frozen the Musical, From 7 July, Sydney

Elsa, Anna and friends are sending their magic to the Sydney stage from July this year. The adaption will bring Arendelle to life and the beloved tale of sisterhood is sure to warm the hearts of kids and adults of all ages.

Splendour in the Grass, 24 – 26 July, Byron Bay

It’s Splendour’s 20th anniversary this year and the highly anticipated line up has dropped. Grab your mates, your gum boots and block out the last weekend of July to join the annual migration to Byron for a weekend of music mania. Check out our festival hacks to make the most of your weekend.

Blockbuster flicks

Did someone say movie night? With big names like Bond, Wonder Woman and Maverick returning to a screen near you, there’s no better excuse to rally up the troops and bury yourself in a bucket of popcorn. You might want to consider signing up as a member with your local cinema to cash in on discounted tickets.

For… the sports fans

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, 12 – 15 March, Melbourne

20 of the world’s most elite drivers take to the 5.3km track in Albert Park for this thrilling race, which is the home track for Australia’s golden child, Daniel Ricciardo. With drivers reaching speeds of over 300km and pulling up to 6G at times, this fast-fuelled event isn’t one you’ll forget in a hurry.

Footy fever

Each year, tens of thousands of dedicated sporting fans flock to their nearest stadium to cheer on their favourite teams and enjoy the excitement of a live match. Dust off your merchandise and soak up the energy at a local match throughout the year, or get in early and secure tickets to ensure your spot for grand final weekend.


For the first time ever, Australia will play host to the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup. In another first, the Women’s competition will be staged in a standalone event from 21 February – 8 March in various cities, while the Men’s tournament will be held from 18 October – 15 November.

City2Surf, 9 August, Sydney

Take to the streets of Sydney with 80,000 others and walk or run the 14km track as it winds its way from Hyde Park to iconic Bondi Beach. Make this year the year you set, work towards or achieve your fitness goal and hold yourself accountable by running on behalf of a charity to raise funds and stay motivated.

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