Your guide to what’s on this weekend across Australia

what's on this weekend australia

If you've been holding out for the weekend, you won't be disappointed. Our two days of rest and relaxation coincide with a bunch of fun stuff. Take for instance the sprawling sportswear 91 Vintage market at 524 Flinders Street or the Return to Earth Dance Party in Darwin. As for the rest? Find a list of things to do this weekend across Australia, below.



Check out the rotation of DJs playing at newly minted vinyl bar Rekōdo, located within Barangaroo House.

Sydney Design Week kicks off this weekend. Catch talks at the Ace Hotel from Mitch Orr and Jill Dupleix, or peruse the rest of the program at the event website.

Andie Swim will be holding their very first online warehouse sale. With the warmer weather just around the corner this is the perfect opportunity to snag yourself a fresh swimsuit.

Kye is bringing her Bossin' tour to Tokyo Sing Song with support acts from Carolina Gasolina and Kimboclat.

Presented from August 16 until September 30, Sydney Fringe Festival is bringing six weeks of theatre, comedy, music, dance to inner city hubs and Greater Sydney venues. Explore the program now.

Whitefella Yella Tree, a gripping and heartbreaking play that explores how the development of queer Aboriginal identities were impacted due to British colonisers importing their beliefs and laws surrounding homosexuality, is on this weekend at SBW Stables Theatre.



Eat some freshly-peeled broad beans at Hope st Radio this weekend.

K-Box is coming to Beckett Theatre for one final weekend. It follows a Korean adoptee, now in her 30s whose life becomes upturned when a K-Pop star comes into her, and her adoptive parents' lives.

Cop some vintage sportswear at the quarterly 91 Vintage Market this Sunday.

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



Start sniffing out a ticket to see Billie Eilish in Brisbane this weekend.

Take advantage of the swathes of arts, theatre, live music and culture lighting up the city during Brisbane Festival.

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

The Soul Trembles highlights twenty-five years of Chiharu Shiota’s artistic practice. Open at QAGOMA this weekend.

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



The Barber of Seville is now playing at Canberra Theatre Centre.

Spend your afternoon hanging out at Capital Brewing Co.

Bengali Theatre Festival is the fresh perspective you're seeking this weekend.

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


South Australia

Catch the last performance of Sunshine Super Girl at Her Majesty's Theatre.

Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, starting with these 5 beaches.


Western Australia

Keen on the Hilltop Hoods? Want to pretend it's still the early 2010s? See them this weekend in Perth.

Freo.Social is your reliable source for a good time. Head down there tonight to see Oats Supply perform.

Catch some live music this Sunday at Fremantle Arts Centre.


Northern Territory

Snatch up the last tickets to Spotify and Afends' Return to Earth Dance Party.

Desert Song Festival is here, a 10 day celebration of song and music taking place on Arrernte country.

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.



See Josh Earl and Emma Donovan at Junction Arts Festival.

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 Tom Robb and Refried Sugar 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 September.

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