Get down to Marrickville Block Weekender: A mammoth three-day event for this long weekend

The three-day Marrickville Block Weekender will host the likes of BIG WETT, Amyl and the Sniffers and many more. 

Marrickville Block Weekender, an event spearheaded by three of the country’s biggest event organisers, is set to overrun the inner-west this weekend with a three-day music extravaganza.

The festivities kick off on Saturday, September 30 with the Heaps Gay Street Party, which takes place along Railway Parade in Marrickville, Sydney. 

Marrickville Block Weekender
Credit: Joseph Mayers

The event, launched in celebration of Heaps Gay’s 10th anniversary, will enlist a dazzling array of artists who’ll perform across the event’s two stages.

Headlining the Heaps Gay Street Party is electro-pop sensation BIG WETT,  who joins the lineup alongside the likes of Billy Davis, Tseba, Stereogamous, Dameeeela, MungMung, Private Function, RVG, Shady Nasty, Dust, Southeast Desert Metal, DOWNGIRL and more.

A welcome space for queer people and allies, the event will also feature drag performers as part of the all-day festivities that run from 2pm to 10pm. Find remaining tickets for the Heaps Gay Street Party here.

Big Wett

Up next on the Marrickville Block Weekender schedule is Off The Rails, which will likewise take to Railway Parade for a showcase of hard rock and punk music. 

Organised by the team behind Bad Friday, Off The Rails’ inaugural event is headlined by Amyl and the Sniffers. They’ll be joined on stage by an array of rock’s biggest names, from underground legends The Mark of Cain to rising stars Private Function. Off The Rails will make its debut on Sunday, October 1, with remaining tickets available here

Amyl and the Sniffers

Marrickville Block Weekender will conclude its itinerary with Full Throttle, a celebration of motorcycle culture making its long-awaited return on Monday, October 2.

Showcasing some of the country’s wildest motorcycle builds, Full Throttle will also welcome rock and roll acts like Papa Pilko and the Binrats and XOLO, among many others soon to be announced. Find tickets for Full Throttle here.

Marrickville Block Weekender

Heaps Gay, Off The Rails and Throttle Roll, what a party!” Heaps Gay co-founder and CEO Andy Miller said in a press statement. “It epitomises what we love most about our inner west Sydney community.” 

So what are you waiting for? Get yourself to one (or better yet, all three) of Marrickville Block Weekender’s event this long weekend.