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Our Events

Council hosts several significant days, festivals and celebrations for its residents and visitors to enjoy. You can find details about some of our larger regular events below.

You can also search the What’s On page for dates and details about all the events coming up.  

Read about our arts and cultural projects and competitions in the Arts and Culture section of the website, or about our environmental events in the Environment & Sustainability section.

Are you wanting to hold an event?

Find a checklist, resources and information about how to host your own event at our Event Organisers page.

For Event Organisers

ANZAC Day 2015
ANZAC Commemorative Service
A service held every year in Loyalty Square Balmain to commemorate all our men and women who have fought and died in all wars.
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Big Bike Week
Celebrating cycling and active transport during NSW Bike Week in September.
Blues Fest
Blues Festival
Leichhardt Council's Blues Festival held every two years in April at War Memorial Park.
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Carols on Norton
An annual carols event held at Pioneers Park in Leichhardt.
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Citizenship Ceremonies
Leichhardt Council holds citizenship ceremonies on a bi-monthly basis to welcome new citizens into the Leichhardt community and to become Australian Citizens.
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Classics at Callan Park
A classical music concert held every two years in the grounds of historic Callan Park.
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Climate Conversations
Leichhardt Council's annual climate change forum, focussing on different topics each year
Dawn Fraser Baths Open Day
Dawn Fraser Baths Open Day
An open day held annually in December at the Dawn Fraser Baths in Birchgrove.
Earthbeat 2015
Earthbeat
A music event held every two years at Pioneer’s Park in Leichhardt.
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Footprints Ecofestival
Our annual event with eco-friendly workshops, stalls, delicious food and live entertainment!
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Footprints Film Festival
Enjoy short environmental films made by local residents in our bicycle-powered cinema tent!
International Women's Day
International Womens Day
International Women's Day is marked every year on 8 March to celebrate women's achievements.
Jazz in the Park
Jazz in the Park
A vibrant cultural event held every two years in November at Gladstone Park, Balmain.
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Mardi Gras Celebrations
Leichhardt Council proudly supports its LGBTQI community hosting events and activities in the lead up to Mardi Gras.
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National Tree Day
Join us for National Tree Day at King George Park
Norton Street Festa
Norton Street Festa
A street festival that celebrates what makes Leichhardt special.
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Pics in the Park
Free outdoor movies at Pioneers Memorial Park in Leichhardt and Mort Bay Park in Balmain.
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
Each year Leichhardt Council commemorates Remembrance Day at one of its local war memorials.
Second Hand Saturday
SecondHand Saturday
A regular neighbourhood garage sale to help you reuse preloved items.
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Site and Sound
An arts and cultural program held yearly in the Leichhardt Town Hall.
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Treading Lightly
A series of free, sustainable living workshops for residents
Events Calendar
Yearly Events Calendar
Download our yearly event program in a calendar format.