With spectacular events throughout the year, from fireworks, arts festivals, musicals and outdoor concerts, as well as many attractions for kids, the stunning harbour city enthrals every day with its calendar of incredible events.
Sydney’s year-round events start with the dazzling New Year’s Eve fireworks display on Sydney Harbour. The Sydney Festival takes place in January with hundreds of local and international performances.
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in February and March culminates with a glittering parade near the city centre. In May and June, Vivid Sydney illuminates the night sky with impressive light shows and the white sails of the Sydney Opera House provide a perfect canvas.
Blockbuster musicals and concerts take place all year.
Darling Harbour in the heart of Sydney is captivating with great entertainment, amazing wildlife, waterfront dining, wine and cocktail bars, and late-night dancing.
Discover Sydney’s past by exploring The Rocks. You can climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge for spectacular views of Sydney Harbour and enjoy walking tours, museums, galleries, markets and a delicious range of restaurants.
Visit art galleries as well as historic pubs, outdoor cafes and waterfront restaurants at Circular Quay. Begin your discovery of the quay by strolling along the harbour foreshore to the spectacular Sydney Opera House and the Royal Botanic Garden.