Paddington is one of Sydney’s older suburbs, known for its leafy streets lined with picturesque terrace houses. With excellent boutique and designer shopping, a collection of independent galleries and some of the city’s chicest restaurants and cafes, it’s just a short bus ride from the heart of the city, or a leisurely stroll up Oxford Street and into the area’s quaint back streets.
Sydney events in Paddington range from local festivals to some of the city’s best art events. Gallery openings and art prizes. Browse the works from established and emerging artists and see what takes your fancy.
Every Saturday from 10.00am, one of the city’s favourite Sydney markets, the Paddington Markets, take place rain or shine. With local handmade wares, work from emerging designers, secondhand goods and great food stalls, the focus is on encouraging passion and creativity within the community. The Paddington Markets are fabulous place to look for a gift, or just spend a lazy Saturday browsing.