Your guide to what’s on this weekend across Australia

what's on this weekend australia

The weekend is here. Which means we can finally take all the naps we like. If you decide that between your intermittent sleeping schedule you'd like to see some things and go to some places, then keep scrolling for a list of what's on this weekend across Australia.



Into archival garments from Issey Miyake, Prada Sport, Comme des Garçons, Marithé + François Girbaud and Jean Paul Gaultier? Head over to Chinatown Country Club on Saturday where Depop store Break & Enter will be flogging its designer vintage collection.

Looking for Alibrandi is coming to Sydney - finally! Book tickets to the Belvoir St Theatre production, now.

To continue the shopping experience, head on over to 11 Little Burton St Darlinghurst between October 6-16 for thoughtful archival pieces from Qurated.

Workwear-oriented label Eupheme is the latest to join The Edit Collection pop-up store at Chatswood Chase for a limited time only from October 4th - November 12th 2022.

Awakening Shadow, a new work by resident company Sydney Chamber Opera, is on at Carriageworks tonight.

Sigrid Thornton leads The Lifespan of a Fact, as a magazine editor who is roped into a dialogue about truth when she assigns a job to her eager intern. Now playing at Roslyn Packer Theatre.



When it rains, it bores. Which makes it the perfect time for shopping! Head to the all is a gentle spring archive sale this weekend at Level 4, Room 12. Nicholas Building, Melbourne from 11am to 6pm, October 7-9.

Guess what? Melbourne Fringe Festival has arrived. Explore the program in full, online at the event website.

Come From Away has finally reached its Melbourne leg. Snatch up a seat this weekend.



It's the final weekend of Othello, a genius fusion of Shakespeare and Wagadagam culture. See it at Queensland Theatre before it closes.

Pickup something special at the Handmade Market this weekend.

Brisbane Music Festival is bringing the joy of sound to the city this weekend.

Brisbane's best local comedians come together for After Hours at Brisbane Powerhouse.



Celebrate the return of spring at Floriade Festival.

Catch Art of Fighting at Kambri Precinct this Sunday evening.

Spend your afternoon hanging out at Capital Brewing Co.

Hippo Co. are leading one of its famous whisky tastings on Saturday evening at 6pm.


South Australia

ADL Fashion Week is here. Explore the full program at the festival website.

Celebrate the great outdoors on Kaurna Country with Adelaide's Nature Festival. Taking place until October 16, 2022.

Opening tonight at Dunstan Playhouse, see The Normal Heart, writer and activist Larry Kramer’s dynamite semi-autobiographical play about the AIDS epidemic in New York.

Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, starting with these 5 beaches.


Western Australia

Freo.Social is your reliable source for a good time. Head down there Saturday night for the Bloom Sings the Stevie, Linda, Carole Songbook.

Natalie Gillespie is playing Fremantle Arts Centre this weekend.

Make sure to catch the Scarborough Sunset Markets for food, live music and overall good vibes.


Northern Territory

Pop by Laundry Gallery to explore its September exhibition, MAMURRKBIJINUNGKWA by master craftsfolk Joshua Mamarika and Leanne Lippo.

Have you heard about Kakadu Bird Week? It's designed to coincide with the mass migration of magpie geese, and today is the final day to experience it.

Explore a side of the Territory you haven't seen before with this guide.

Make your way over to Nightcliff Markets for Laksa, pastries, massages, and jewellery.



Put on your hiking boots and spend the day exploring Kunanyi. Make sure you leave yourself enough time and check the weather conditions on the day.

As always, Music at Mona is on this weekend. This time around CLR and Velvet Bloom are just some of the acts set to perform.

Salamanca Market is open and calling your name this Saturday.

Road trip your way to any of these magical stays in Tasmania.

If art is on the menu this weekend then take this guide to Australian Art in October 2022.

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