Dip your toes into shimmering, sparkling Sydney as you make a splash at one of Sydney’s beautiful beaches, take a waterside seat at an award-winning restaurant or stroll along wonderful stretches of coastline. A full calendar featuring international stage shows, thrilling sports events and amazing art exhibitions will also keep you enthralled.
Experience Sydney in Summer
Sydney shines in summer, with exciting world-class events, award-winning restaurants and fabulous markets springing from sparkling blue Sydney Harbour to the famous beaches of Bondi and Manly. Explore Sydney and you’ll also discover breathtaking coastal walks, secret hidden beaches and World Heritage-listed national parks.
Much-loved musicals grace the stages of Sydney’s theatres this summer, such as Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Purchase a pass to the International Art Series at The Art Gallery of NSW and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, where you will see leading Australian and international artists.
Sydney’s incredible event calendar thrives through summer. Highlights include the world-famous Sydney New Year's Eve fireworks, an unforgettable experience, Chinese New Year festivities, including dragon boat races and lion dances, and The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival, a colourful celebration of LGBTQI pride.
It’s no secret that Sydney loves sport, and there’s plenty to love this summer. The V8 Supercars Sydney 500 and the World Time Attack Challenge will have you on the edge of your seat, and don’t miss the Sydney Sevens Rugby at Moore Park or the Australian Open of Surfing at beautiful Manly Beach.