Sydney Festival is an annual arts festival celebrating Sydney in summer. Every January, the Festival enlivens and transforms Sydney with an explosive array of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film and genre-defying events, with something for everybody.

The best of our city in summer is back with a vengeance as Sydney Festival returns to its favourite indoor and outdoor venues throughout Sydney to present a huge and diverse program of free and ticketed events.

Sydney Festival 2014 is comprised of 104 events, a staggering 21 of which are free. With 372 performances across 33 indoor and outdoor venues, Sydney Festival 2014 features 722 artists from 80 companies across 17 countries around the world. With 10 world premieres, 4 Australian premieres and 13 Australian exclusives, summer in our beautiful city is absolutely not to be missed.

Sydneysiders and visitors know Sydney Festival is one of the most wonderful summer festivals in the world – a claim underpinned by the city’s lustre and charisma, making it an ideal showcase for the world’s great artists.

See the full Sydney Festival 2014 program at