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Dark Mofo 2019

Get keen because Dark Mofo 2019, is hitting Hobart from 6 - 23 June. Dance, sing, watch, swim, eat, talk and huddle together in the cold at this uniquely Tasmanian festival.
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Sydney Royal Easter Show 2019

From 12th-23rd April, Sydney Olympic Park will be transformed into the ultimate playground. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s festivities.
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The Best NSW/ACT Easter Events in 2019!

There's loads of egg-cellent Easter egg hunts and activities happening right across NSW and beyond, this Easter long weekend. Who doesn’t love the thrill of chocolate-related fun and a fabulous location?
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Night Glow at Hunter Valley

Roche Estate in much-loved Hunter Valley, is hosting its second Night Glow event on Saturday 13th April 2019. Starting with a family-friendly night market, offering up the best food, wine and handmade crafts, along with live musical performances.
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McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival

If you’ve made any plans over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, cancel them now, because you’re going to want to be in the Fleurieu Peninsula for the McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival.
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Margaret River Pro 2019

Surfs up! Make sure you’re in Margaret River this May and June to see one of the best surfing events Australia has to offer.
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Everything you need to know for Vivid Sydney 2019

Lights! Music! Ideas! Vivid Sydney is back for its 11th year in 2019, and here's absolutely everything you need to know.
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Noosa Food + Wine Festival 2019

Let your taste-buds take you on a delicious journey for an entire long weekend at the Noosa Food and Wine Festival. From 16 – 19 May you’ll be treated to endless tasty food and yummy wine from across the country. Who’s in?
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Bleach* Fest. on the Goldie

From 17 - 28 April the southern end of the Gold Coast will come alive with music, street parties and pop up art installations for the 2019 Bleach* Arts Festival.
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Sydney Mardi Gras Parade, Coming In HOT!

Get ya party pants on and brace yourself for when Sydney’s celebration of diversity, paints a rainbow streak right across the town! Wanna join the party? YHA is ready to welcome you with open arms!
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Beer InCider Experience

Beer. Cider. Music. Ping Pong. That’s what you can expect at the 2019 Beer InCider Experience hitting up Brisbane and Melbourne in March! There’ll be a stack of independent breweries & cideries plus a mega music line up featuring Something For Kate and the DMA’s!
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Have the ultimate food experience at Tasting Australia

For 10 delectable days across April (5-14 April), Tasting Australia is showing casing the very best food, wine and cooking talent that South Australia has to offer.
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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne will be overrun with comedy stars ready and raring to make you giggle, laugh and chortle as one of Melbourne’s biggest and hottest festivals of the year comes to town from 27 March – 21 April.
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Taste Great Southern

Foodies, it’s time to head to the South West. For 12 delectable days in April, Taste Great Southern will land in Albany and make all your food and wine dreams come true.
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Tamworth Country Music Festival

Welcome to the world’s second largest Country Music Festival. 10 days. 700 artists. 2800 events. 300,000+ music lovers. Beds and showers a stones’ throw from all the soulful action. And did we mention Keith Urban?
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National Folk Festival – Canberra

Dubbed the “ultimate celebration of all things folk”, the National Folk Festival twinkles into our fair Capital this Easter. From high-end entertainment to bluesy grassroots, this five day juggernaut is set to delight every one of your senses.
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Bassinthegrass Darwin

You think you know festivals, but you ain’t been to one in the NT! Bassinthegrass scores a new home in 2019, but you can expect the same sick tunes, sweaty bodies and sultry summer nights.
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A c*ck in a frock on a rock

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the revolutionary film Priscilla - Queen of the Desert, and how better to celebrate and pay homage than a three day comedy, cabaret and live music festival smack bang in our country’s homeland – Alice Springs.
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Boozy Bottomless Brunch - Disney Style

You know you’ve made it to the baller life when ‘boozy bottomless brunch’ is something you partake in and don’t just watch on Gossip Girl.
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Sydney Festival & Freebies

Sydney-siders love an excuse to party, and there’s no better place to do it than at the Sydney Festival, taking place throughout January. Best of all, there’s a tone of free events throughout the month, from outdoor opera concerts to ferry races and aboriginal performances.
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CATCH NELLY & CRAIG DAVID AT RNB VINE DAYS

Your wildest 90’s and 00’s dreams have just come true! RNB Vine Days is back for another year hitting up 5 locations across Australia, with Nelly, Craig David and All Saints headlining.
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Forget what Mum taught you and cry over Spilt Milk

The legen-dairy festival pours onto Canberra on November 17, and we’re waiting in the wings. Literally, we’ve got beds (and showers!) a mere 14 minute stroll from the magic!
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Invictus Games go Down Under this October!

The games designed to celebrate and support our wounded warriors hits Sydney’s shores this year, and Railway Square YHA are offering 25% off rooms for all attending!
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Oktoberfest in Brisbane!

Brisbane is hosting Australia’s biggest and best German festival this October and there’s two jam packed weekends giving you double the beer, bratwurst and schnitzels.
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