Sydney City Events

Sydney city is known for it’s breathtaking harbour, iconic monuments, gorgeous weather and laid-back lifestyle, and all these traits make it the ideal setting from some of the best local and internationally-acclaimed Sydney events. There’s a full calendar of high-quality happenings to take part in year-round, kicking of with the New Year’s Eve Celebrations (arguably the best NYE fireworks display in the world) and continuing throughout the year with performances concerts, gigs, art installations, markets and sporting events in the city’s public and private spaces.

Darling Harbour is the site of some of the city’s premiere events, with food and music festivals, kid-friendly activities, and fireworks throughout summer. Head to The Rocks for weekly markets, awesome music, and food and arts events. And Circular Quay, with its epic harbour views, plays host to some of the world’s top performers at the Sydney Opera House.

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  1. A Flea in her Ear by Georges Feydeau

    Monday 31 October to Saturday 17 December 2016, City Centre

    In the Paris of the early 1900s, playwright Georges Feydeau was a promiscuous, cocaine-snorting figurehead of the hedonistic counterculture. He was also the consummate humorist of the Belle Époque ...

    31 Oct -17Dec
  2. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

    Monday 12 September to Saturday 22 October 2016, City Centre

    On the hottest night of the year, young lovers Hermia and Lysander run away from the rules of the city and into the freedom of the forest. Close on their heels are Helena and Demetrius. Demetrius...

    12 Sep -22Oct
  3. Abode Bistro Chocolate High Tea

    Friday 1 July to Sunday 18 June 2017, City Centre

    Join Adobe Bistro for their decadent Chocolate High Tea every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Chocolate High Tea will take you on a journey around the equator, featuring flavours from Colombia,...

    01 Jul -18Jun
  4. All My Sons by Arthur Miller

    Friday 1 July to Friday 8 July 2016, Walsh Bay

    They look like a mid-century American success story. He runs the business, she runs the home, and their son will inherit it all. But there is something rotten in the Keller household and secrets...

    01 Jul -08Jul
  5. Art and About Sydney

    Friday 1 July to Tuesday 11 October 2016, City Centre

    This city shines in every season, and now Art and About Sydney allows you to celebrate each one with an ongoing program.

    After 13 years of a festival-style program that jam...

    01 Jul -11Oct
  6. At Last - The Etta James Story

    Tuesday 12 July to Sunday 17 July 2016, Circular Quay

    The sensational Vika Bull stars as soul legend Etta James in At Last - The Etta James Story.
    The two-hour narrative concert tells the story of Etta James’ turbulent life and features best...

    12 Jul -17Jul
  7. Australian Museum Trailblazers Exhibition

    Friday 1 July to Monday 18 July 2016, City Centre

    Australia's 50 Greatest Explorers tells the stories of the pioneers who pushed beyond the boundaries to change the way we see the world.

    In this interactive exhibition, you'll...

    01 Jul -18Jul
  8. Built Environment Meets Parliament

    Thursday 11 August 2016, City Centre

    The New Great Australian Dream: How to deliver quality urban living?

    Built Environment Meets Parliament (BEMP) NSW is a milestone forum between industry and government focused on...

    11 Aug

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