Fri 29 Sept - Sun 8 Oct

CoLABS, an exciting new affordable outdoor event fusing art and science in extraordinary ways, will take place at Bungarribee Park in Western Sydney Parklands—Sydney’s Biggest Backyard, in the first week of the October school holiday. Read more.

Kidtopia Festival

Fri 6 - Sun 8 Oct

Held across three days of the October school holidays, the event is packed with live music, theatre, circus, delicious food from Sydney's best and tonnes of activities for kids and grown-ups to enjoy together. Read more.

Idea Bombing Sydney

Wed 11 Oct

Got a great idea? We love ideas! Idea Bombing Sydney is part giant community brainstorm and part popup bar that also features four inspiring speakers and lots of awesome people. Read more.

Student Agenda

Thurs 12 Oct - 9am

Students will participate in a morning walk that is part of a broader conversation and tour of the Sydney urban landscape happening on the 12th October from 9-2pm. Read more.

Parramatta City Tour

Thurs 12 Oct - 10am

The Parramatta City Tour includes a number of new projects and strategy that form part of the growth seen in this region of Sydney. Discussions will include the shifting landscape of our urban cities. Read more.

North to Sydney City Industry Tour

Thurs 12 Oct - 12pm

From the north shore to the city, visit three recent projects that are changing the shape of Sydney’s public spaces. Projects include Coal Loader Waverton (North Sydney Council), Barangaroo Headlands (PWP and JPW), Darling Harbour Live (Hassell) and The Goods Line (Aspect). Read more.

The AILA Fresh NSW 3rd City Scavenger Hunt

Thurs 12 Oct - 3pm

Join AILA Fresh on our first city scavenger hunt as we twist and tangle our way through the social and urban fabric of creativity, beauty and spontaneous ecological delight of Sydney’s dynamic landscapes. Read more.

National Awards

Thurs 12 Oct - 6.30pm

The Landscape Architecture Awards highlight the positive impact the profession has on Australian lives through the planning and design of the built and natural environments. Join the celebration of the 2017 winners. Read more.

International Conference

Fri 13 + Sat 14 Oct

The 3rd City will take us beyond post-industrial urbanisation to ask what is necessary and what is possible for future cities, their people, ecologies, territories and spaces. Presentations will challenge us to engage with the diverse facets of the emergent 3rd City. Read more.

Festival Party

Fri 13 Oct - 5.30pm

The Festival Party will be held at the conclusion of day one of the Conference. Soak up the uninterrupted view of the world famous Sydney Harbour whilst connecting with colleagues. Party entry is included in Conference tickets. Read more.

Artisans in the Gardens

Sat 14 - Sun 22 Oct

An extraordinary, exciting and diverse exhibition inspired by the intrinsic beauty of nature, sustainability and our current environmental issues. It showcases some of Australia’s best established and emerging artists and craftspeople with over 2,000 artworks for sale. Read more.

Kidscape in the Rocks

Sun 15 Oct - 10am

Kidscape focuses on empowering the next generation of thinkers and city-makers – our kids! Kidscape will focus on bringing kids to the fore-front of the conversation about our city. It will create a space in which kids feel they are equally important in the future of our cities to professional planners. Read more.

Yoga in the Gardens

Mon, Wed + Thurs - 7.30am

Create a positive mindset and greater well-being during the Festival. Join yoga teacher and mindfulness coach Svenja Dahmfor outdoor morning yoga classes in stunning locations like The Calyx, Botanic Garden and Centennial Parkland. Read more.

Night Nation Run

Sat 4 Nov - 5:30pm

A musical voyage filled with live music, lights, lasers, and celebration for the lover of Electronic Dance Music. Run, walk, skip or dance your way through this electrifying adventure with music carrying you every step. Read more.