It’s almost time to party like it’s 2022, with Hair Festival almost here, taking place in Sydney over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June.

What better way to get in the spirit than with some fun prizes and upgrades? Hair Festival have a variety of exclusive offers and giveaways planned to keep you in the know while you gear up for the festival. Keep an eye out on Instagram at @Hair_festival for your chance to win upgraded tickets, products from sponsors and tools from some of your favourite hair brands.

This countdown is just a taste of what to expect on June 12 to 13 2022 and you don’t want to miss it. Hair Festival is a great opportunity to take part in an incredible weekend dedicated to all things hair, with a marketplace, industry guests, competitions, live demonstrations and more, taking place at Sydney’s famous Carriageworks venue. The festival is designed to showcase all aspects of the industry, from salons and barbers to manufacturers and distributors.

We know that you’re always aiming to be the best, that’s why the event is bringing you a range of tailored education sessions. Whether you’re a hairdresser, salon owner, or business owner, Hair Festival is delivering the tools you need to take your career to the next level. For salon and business owners, the RealTalk business forum will address all the current issues that hair businesses are facing. The forum includes panel discussions from expert speakers including Terry Hawkins, Richard Kavanagh, Paul Frasca, Sandy Chong and Renya Xydis.

However, it’s not just about education, Hair Festival is also about fun! With a host of entertainment and networking opportunities across both days, you’ll have plenty of chances to make new connections with fellow professionals in your industry. The free MarketPlace congregates it all over one packed expo floor that’s filled with innovations.

Celebrate your creativity and enter the Hair Festival competitions, a great way to get your work noticed by your peers and the industry at large. There are a range of competitions available each year, including Dream Team Collaboration, Barber style, Editorial Glam Slam, and—new this year—A Splash of Colour. Winners will receive a range of prizes including an Editorial Feature in INSTYLE magazine and a selection of gifts from some of our favourite vendors.

Feeling the need for some more colour in your life? Join the party at Wonderland, Hair Festival’s inaugural soiree. Expect live DJs, great vibes, and a chance to celebrate with the industry’s best. Not to mention expertly curated bites, delicious cocktails and a dance floor. Plus, did we mention the view? The National Maritime Museum provides us with a stunning and feed-worthy look of the city, making it the perfect spot for a glamorous evening.

Hair Festival, the weekend dedicated to celebrating the hair community, will be a monumental event for hairdressers and is sure to be one not to miss. Tickets are selling fast, so book yours today and get ready to join the celebration.

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