South by Southwest Sydney 2023
The future of music, games and screen

South by Southwest Sydney 2023

Experience the inaugural SXSW Sydney! From electrifying live music and vibrant parties to pop-up bars, a new outdoor cinema, and even a live cooking class – there's something for everyone.
15 Oct 2023
22 Oct 2023

SXSW Sydney is bursting into Sydney this October. The week long event will bring together inspired thinkers, creators and innovators from across the world for a series of conferences, festivals, expos and parties. Purchase a badge to gain access to the full schedule.of activities, or explore the one-of-a-kind FREE experiences all around Darling Harbour without spending a cent. There's an epic line up of free events in Tumbalong Park and pop ups all throughout, from an interactive experience in Snapchat House on the Chinese Garden Forecourt, to Amazon Primeville in Fratelli Fresh, USA House at Pumphouse Sydney, Uber Bar in a Car on the Darling Quarter Village Green and more. 



For eight days only, Tumbalong Park will transform into an epicentre of games, music and tech. Join us for live music performances, an epic Suntory-196 pop up, outdoor cinema, immersive game and tech demos and intriguing talks including Adam Spencer's Big Questions Panel with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. 

Uber 'Bar in a Car'

Advertising by Uber is bringing its 'Bar in a Car' to the Darling Quarter Village Green. This military truck turned fully renovated cocktail bar on wheels is where you can learn about their latest advertising innovations, relax and recharge between SXSW Sydney sessions, or enjoy a cocktail or two.



Snap Inc is throwing open the doors to 'Snapchat House.' Snapchat House will bring the connection of Snapchat to life through interactive experiences such as AR tower and a beauty BAR where you can get your AR makeup look recreated by a make up artist! Don't miss this free experience on the Chinese Garden of Friendship forecourt. 

Amazon Primeville at Fratelli Fresh

Have you dreamt about travelling to Cousin's Beach in The Summer I Turned Pretty? Or perhaps you've always wanted to ride The Wiggles Big Read Car. Experience your favourite Prime Video shows brought to life for you. Fratelli Fresh is being taken over by Amazon Prime for South by South West Sydney. It's time to explore! 


If you want to take your SXSW Sydney experience to the next level, purchase a badge that will provide access to a range of exclusive events. You can even discover which badge suits you best by taking the quiz here.