Experience it all at the Sydney Festival.
From January 9-26 next year, the city of Sydney will transform into a vibrant hub of art, creativity and entertainment that caters for all the family as the 2014 Sydney Festival sweeps into town.
Whether you're exploring the world of dance, music, magic, theatre or cabaret, there's something for everyone to experience this summer with the festival's jam packed lineup, one of the most anticipated events in Sydney each year.
If you're looking for holiday accommodation in the area, Mantra has you covered with a variety of holiday apartments and hotels offering comfort and style.
Mantra 2 Bond Street will place you right in the heart of the action in the bustling CBD, while Mantra Parramatta Hotel is perfect for those looking to make the most of the festival's Parramatta program.
Wherever you decide to stay, you can rest assured there's plenty of entertainment to keep you busy throughout the month of January.
The Sydney Town Hall will become a 'Paradiso' for eight nights of live music, complete with the Paradiso Terrace Bar so you can slake your thirst with friends before the gig.
"Whether you're exploring the world of dance, music, magic, theatre or cabaret, there's something for everyone to experience this summer with the festival's jam packed lineup, one of the most anticipated events in Sydney each year."
In Parramatta, the Para Opening Party will kick things off in style on January 10 with an open-air street celebration that's sure to get everyone swept up in the atmosphere of the festival. Following the kick off party will be 10 days of music, magic and must-see art installations - look out for the giant Rubber Duck making another appearance!
Hyde Park will also be hosting a variety of events at the Festival Village, where you can find delectable food, drinks and spellbinding performances from the likes of Bombino, Cat Power, Tom Thum and more.
There are plenty of free shows and entertainment to get stuck into, from a life-size bouncy castle replica of Stonehenge to the Symphony in the Domain performance showcasing classical music under the stars.
The 2014 Sydney Festival promises to be a feast for the senses, so don't miss out on your chance to experience some unique summer entertainment.
Sydney Festival in Parramatta photo by Prudence Upton.