The day to vote is imminent and Eastside is hosting quite a few places to fill out your ballot this year. On Saturday 18th Darlinghurst Public School will be inviting the community in to vote, as well as putting on their fantastic fete ‘Darlo Bizzaro’ to keep spirits high!


Explore the delicious food and drink stalls and other local vendors, all while having your say about our community. There will be over 50 artisan stalls, plenty of prizes and spectacular entertainment for all. And while you’re there take advantage of the customary Democracy Sausage - they say its the best in the ‘hood!

EVENTS: The Domain has an awesome summer lineup

The weather has been pretty perfect this summer and there is no better way to soak up the rays and balmy nights than at The Domain! They have some awesome shows lined up for the next few weeks, everything from kids concerts to international superstars.

Here are a few which we won’t be missing!

The Summer Series - January 12th

Catch The Jacksons, The Kool Gang, Village People and heaps more, bringing the groove all night long! What a way to relive the classics and soak in the best Sydney has to offer! Tickets and full details here.

Florence and The Machine - January 26th

The British phenomenon Florence Welch returns with her band to deliver a spectacular performance. Known for her ethereal and powerful stage presence, seeing Florence and The Machine is a once in a lifetime event. Get your tickets here.


Florence and The Machine is one of the world’s most spectacular performers and a show not to be missed.

Mazda Opera in The Domain - January 19th

If you are a diehard opera fan then the Mazda Opera in the Domain is where you should be. Hosted by ABC Classic FM and backed by the incredible Opera Australia Orchestra the evening features performances from our brightest operatic stars taking on history’s most celebrated arias.

MUSIC - Open mic nights and jam sessions in Eastside, the best new talent in the area.

Eastside is full of new talent waiting to be discovered. If you’re after a night of entertainment, whether that be a soulful acoustic jam session or a belly ache of laughs with a fresh new comedian, there are so many spots to choose from!

1. Wednesday - The Wanderer Surry Hills (Open Mic Night)


2. Monday - Venue 505 Surry Hills (Weekly Jazz Jam Session)


3. Thursday - Cafe Lounge Surry Hills (Jam Jazz Session)


4. Monday - The Bourbon Potts Point (Latin Open Mic Jam Night)

5. Comedy Open Mic Night - The Forrester’s Surry Hills(Comedy Night)


EVENTS - Sydney Festival hits Eastside

The Sydney Festival is here! A highlight of the city calendar The Sydney Festival is an opportunity to showcase the best we have to offer in the arts. Eastside is making a big splash this year with theatre, music, visual arts and performance. Some highlights include the lineup at Belvoir St Theatre and the Art Gallery of NSW.


There are plenty of kids activities on offer as well as free events across the whole festival.

With something for everyone The Sydney Festival is the place to be this summer! Check out the full program and all locations HERE.