Sydney Olympic Park


Events at Sydney Olympic Park

A hub of world-class events, Sydney Olympic Park plays host to an array of talented musicians, specialist conventions and sporting matches throughout the year. Cheer on your favourite team, sing along to chart-topping hits or share your thoughts with like-minded individuals.

  • Royal Easter Show, Sydney Olympic Park
  • ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

About Sydney Olympic Park

Sydney Olympic Park is a major sporting and entertainment venue situated in the city’s west, an easy ferry ride or train trip away from the city centre. Redeveloped for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, the precinct may be synonymous with sports and large scale events, but you’ll also discover beautiful parklands, family friendly activities and delicious food.

Home to a collection of venues, from ANZ Stadium and Sydney Showground, to athletic, tennis, hockey, archery and aquatic centres, there are plenty of major sporting matches and competitions staged within the park throughout the year. See local and international athletes compete for titles across disciplines such as tennis, soccer, rugby league, rugby union and AFL. Sydney Olympic Park also hosts performances by talented musicians and entertainers, with concerts and stage shows taking place year-round.

ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

Since 1998, the Sydney Royal Easter Show is held annually in Sydney Olympic Park, bringing with it a variety of agricultural displays, exhilarating rides and all manner of treat-filled showbags. A fun family day out, the Sydney Royal Easter Show exhibits the fine produce, livestock and crafts of New South Wales’ diverse regions.

With 40 hectares of wetlands, meadows, rolling hills and open spaces, there is plenty to do and see within Bicentennial Park, the popular recreational area bordering Sydney Olympic Park. Explore as you follow the walking and bicycle tracks that weave their way through the park, settle in for a picnic with family or friends, or let the kids run wild during a visit to the park’s adventure playground.

Take the family out for a meal at one of the precinct’s many eateries or enjoy a quick bite to eat before you head to one of the major venues nearby. Ranging from casual cafes to brasserie and bar-style dining, there are plenty of food options in Sydney Olympic Park. Sink your teeth into a juicy steak, enjoy takeaway delights or sample authentic flavours at a choice of international favourites such as Hi Thai, Piccolo Roma and Kokoro Sushi Bar. Visit Pau Brasil for a taste of authentic South American fare, catch up with friends over coffee under the historic ceilings of Abattoir Blues or enjoy a tender cut of meat at the aptly named Ribs and Rumps Sydney Olympic Park.

To learn more about the iconic venue, head to Sydney Olympic Park Visitor Centre where you can find out about available tours of the park, including audio, behind-the-scenes and cycling tours.

  • Brick pit, Sydney Olympic Park


    See the habitat of the endangered green bell frog from above as you follow the elevated Brickpit Ring Walk around the historic Brickpit site. Learn about the native birds that call Sydney Olympic Park home during a visit to the Birds Australia Discovery Centre or explore 40 hectares of lush parklands at Bicentennial Park.

  • Blues at ANZ Stadium


    Get active during a bike ride around the park, a swim at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre or a lesson at the Sydney Olympic Park Archery Centre. See world-class sporting matches and competitions played in the park’s venues, or enjoy a performance from world-class local and international musicians.

  • The Easter Show


    Enjoy a family picnic or barbecue in Bicentennial Park. Kids can learn classic circus skills such as flying trapeze during a class at Circus Arts Sydney. Make your way to Urban Jungle Adventure Park and take on over 50 aerial activities. The park is suitable for both children and adults, and offers great park views.

  1. ANZ Stadium

    Since opening in 1999, ANZ Stadium has been the scene of some of the greatest moments in sport. From the spectacular Olympic opening ceremony to Jonny Wilkinson's unforgettable drop goal to win the Rugby World Cup,...

  2. Armory Gallery

    Part of the Newington Armory site, the Armory Gallery is housed in Building 18, near the Parramatta River, and is one of the largest armament storehouses constructed prior to World War Two. It now houses a flexible...

  3. Birds Australia Discovery Centre

    Located next to the Newington Nature Reserve in the heritage precinct Newington Armory, the Birds Australia Discovery Centre is open to the public and provides regular tours, an extensive bird book library, education...

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