Events in Sydney this Summer
Sydney’s arts and culture summer line-up includes international exhibitions, performances, and cultural festivals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Family Fun in Sydney this Summer
With great wildlife options, sporting events, educational museum exhibits & family-friendly shows Sydney is sure to keep your kids entertained.
Grab a surfboard, see Sydney Harbour from the deck of a yacht or swim in a series of ocean pools carved out of cliffs and rocky headlands this Summer.
Outdoor dining in Sydney
If you love great food and wine, excellent service and beautiful atmosphere, then Sydney offers many award-winning outdoor dining experiences.
Aboriginal Culture in Sydney
Learn about Sydney Aboriginal culture while touring in Sydney. There are many great tours in Sydney including the Tribal Warrior Cruise
Enjoy the spectacular Blue Mountains
The Blue Mountains is open for business! Don't miss breathtaking views, exciting activities, shopping, dining and much more.
Enjoy live world-class cricket in Sydney this March!
Don't miss an over of the Sydney Quarter and Semi Finals, book your official travel package with ICC Travel, the official travel licensee of the ICC.
See the best offers on accommodation and things to do in Sydney now including harbour cruises, sailing, kayaking and more
Sydney Australia Official Guide
Free smart phone app with great features including an itinerary builder, interactive maps, weather, must-do lists and contact details
Dirty Dancing Hotel and Show Package Now Available
See the show and then relax at one of The Star’s 5 Star Hotels.
AFC Asian Cup 2015
Stadium Australia , Sydney Olympic Park
FROM 10 January TO 31 January
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park
FROM 27 February TO 26 March
13 Campbell Street, Haymarket
FROM 19 March TO 14 June
Sydney International Art Series
Art Gallery of NSW, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
FROM 01 November TO 15 March
Various locations around Sydney, Sydney
FROM 08 January TO 26 January
Sydney is one of the world’s most loved cities and it has a sunny and vibrant buzz that makes it the ultimate summer destination. There are always plenty of things to do in Sydney during the warmer months – from sightseeing and alfresco dining, to fun in the sand and surf at one of Sydney's idyllic beaches. Be prepared to love every second of your summer in Sydney.
On our site you’ll find
- Up-to-date information on the events and experiences in and around Sydney
- Suggestions on itineraries for your stay here
- Plenty of recommendations for summer activities
Nowhere on earth compares with Sydney’s unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration. And don’t miss the Sydney Festival every January, which provides a cultural smorgasbord of music, dance and art. Sport enthusiasts should check out the Emirates Australian Open golf tournament in November and the much-anticipated return of the Australian Open of Surfing to Manly Beach in February.
For those who love shopping, a visit to the Queen Victoria Building in the heart of Sydney’s CBD is a must – providing the opportunity to shop for designer brands in one of Australia's most beautiful and historic buildings. If you're looking for unique souvenirs, spend some time at one of Sydney's markets , which happen every weekend throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.
Of course, no visit to Sydney is complete without a trip to the beach. Bondi Beach is a popular tourist destination not just because of its crisp white sand and stunning setting, but because it showcases the city’s urban beach lifestyle. Manly Beach is a scenic ferry ride across the harbour and a great place to learn how to surf.
To get a feel for the rich history behind Sydney, a guided tour is a great place to start. You can even tour the Sydney Harbour Bridge – by climbing it!
Sydney is also home to some of the world's best restaurants, many of which are located near the harbour, offering picturesque outdoor-dining options. So after an exciting day of checking out Sydney’s top attractions, treat your tastebuds while enjoying stunning harbour views.
Accommodation is easy to find in Sydney – with options to suit all budgets. Whether you're looking for a five-star luxury hotel in Sydney, a family-friendly apartment or a cheap backpacker hostel, there is no shortage of quality accommodation options in Sydney.
So pack your swimsuit, sundresses and a smile, and experience for yourself how beautiful, interesting and exciting a Sydney summer can be.