Visiting Sydney is one of the best decisions travel-savvy individuals could make. Being voted as the most liveable city in the world several times, this vibrant metropolis offers so much in terms of entertainment, especially if you visit during the festival season.

When Sydney Gets All Festive

Sydney holds various celebrations. Some of which you simply cannot miss for their fun factor and cultural significance. If you want to get the best of your trip, try to time it during the Sydney Festival held every January.

The annual Sydney Festival is one of the city’s biggest milestones. This international arts festival widens its reach yearly to offer merriment on a higher level each time. Acclaimed artists from around the world are invited to exhibit their precious talents to keep the audience in awe. There are indoor and outdoor events happening all over the Sydney Festival Village, which will keep your hands full. Apart from lots of music and dancing, there are also chill out activities that you can share with your family and friends, especially if you choose to be at the Lawn Library.

The Lawn Library at Sydney Festival Village

One of your choices to fill in a full packed schedule come the Sydney Festival season is visiting the Lawn Library, which is located right at the heart of the festival village. This outdoor library is a favourite hangout among locals and foreigners alike. The Lawn Library is a chill out zone that gets livelier during the Sydney Festival, with various activities that will keep you both busy and entertained. Get this picture: you sit under huge umbrellas or the shade of a tree to catch up on your reading and do some other fun-filled activities like paper plane making. It’s a great way to beat the heat, isn’t it?

Storytime is one of the highlights of the Lawn Library. For the 2016 festival, it is scheduled during the Family Week, from January 12 to 16. Apart from Bilingual Storytime and Storytime with Auntie Kathy and Auntie Wendy, you will also be treated to various children’s activities and workshops that will surely make the day of your little ones as well as those who are young-at-heart.

But it is not only the storytelling activities that should draw your feet towards the Lawn Library. There are also the Pine Street Creative Days and Late Night Library: Music Spectacular to fill your itinerary with a colorful vibe.

Pine Street Creative Days

Fridays and Saturdays during the Sydney Festival season is dedicated to getting artsy and creative for everyone at the Lawn Library. This is when Pine Street artists offer workshops for all ages so people can learn various skills that would keep their lives bright and draped. Some of the interesting talents you and your children could learn through the Pine Street Creative Days are cartoon book making, simple bookbinding, and lots of drawing to give your collaborative journal a charming personal touch.

Late Night Library: Music Spectacular

The fun never stops at the Lawn Library. In fact, it even gets bubblier after dark. The Late Night Library: Music Spectacular is one top reason for that. This spectacle makes the festival season more energetic by bringing together the best in comedy, music, and storytelling to provide nonstop action.