Sadly, the warm glow of the summer is beginning to fade as autumn takes hold, but that doesn't mean that Australia is ready to stop having fun just yet. This May, all manner of exciting events are planned across the country, so why not hire a car with East Coast Car Rentals and check out as many as you can? You're sure to find something that floats your proverbial boat, so grab the keys and let's get going!
Sydney Comedy Festival: April 20 – May 17
If you're a fan of laughing until your jawbones ache, then set your sights towards Sydney and its annual Comedy Festival. Lasting a mammoth 27 days, this carnival of comedy spreads across the entirety of our largest city.It features local and international comedians with a litany of one-liners and droves of dry wit to make your sides split. If you fancy yourself as a stand-up comic, why not run the gauntlet at one of the many open-mic nights? You never know which talent scouts may be in the crowd – or unforgiving hecklers…
A vast array of comedy styles await you at the Sydney festival, from satire to sketch, absurdist to improvisation. You don't even need to bring a sense of humour, because at the Sydney Comedy Festival, it's bound to be found for you!
Sadly, the warm glow of the summer is beginning to fade as autumn takes hold, but that doesn't mean that Australia is ready to stop having fun just yet.
Melbourne International Jazz Festival: May 28 – June 7
Jazz is a musical genre that has endured through the ages, and this Autumn, it will be celebrated at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, running May 28 – June 7. When the saxophone sings and the trumpets talk, you know it's time to get a little soul in your life, so by hiring a car in Melbourne, you'll be able to visit the vast cast of the world's finest jazz musicians as they toe-tap their way in the city.
No venue can escape the jazz – cavernous concert halls and spit-and-sawdust local clubs are set to bounce with the dulcet tones of the trombone, so get on down and hear the sound.
Great Ocean Road Marathon: May 16 – 17
Australia's most famous road is set to shake under the pounding feet of thousands of athletes from around the world as the annual Great Ocean Road Marathon swings around again. With five events held over two days, this festival of running is suitable for all fitness levels, with distances varying from 1.5 km through to the full length 45 km. One piece of bad news: you aren't allowed to drive it!