Hear some of the hottest tunes and musical tributes at the Australia Day Concert at the Sydney Opera House, featuring the top talent of Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian and Nat Conway. See Sydney’s First Fleet ferries, decked in colour, as they plough across the Harbour in the iconic Ferrython race, as well as the Tall Ships race at 1pm. You can also Head to The Rocks for markets and great live music, including New Orleans styled-tunes, indie folk and alt-country songs.
Darling Harbour also hosts an incredible harbourside party. Enjoy live music, food and drink and an evening of light, sound and exhilarating fireworks for the Australia Day Spectacular. Kids will love seeing the world-famous Wiggles, as they perform at the free Children’s Festival in Darling Harbour’s Tumbalong Park, along with many other children's activities to enjoy between 11am and 6pm.
There are many exciting events happening around Sydney. Experience Australia Day in Parramatta with the spectacular Aerial hot air balloon display from 6am, and enjoy the Big Barbecue and popular Carnivale vintage car display. There are also plenty of kids’ activities and amusement rides, as well as a massive fireworks finale.
The gorgeous Northern Beaches hosts the hugely popular Dee Why Australia Day Big Breakfast. Commencing at 7am, it include a hot breakfast, Car and Bike Show, Thong Throwing Competition, rides and entertainment.