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Sydney city skyline lit up during Vivid Sydney 2013. View from Circular Quay.
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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Carmen Concert or Performance

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Carmen

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Carmen Fleet Steps Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000} -33.8612788, 151.2213928
Some of Sydney’s most spectacular landmarks will provide the backdrop for a magnificent production of one of the world’s best loved operas, Bizet’s Carmen, when Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns next year. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is the cultural event of the year. At sunset, gather with friends...
The Championships Sporting Events

The Championships

Sydney / Sydney East / Randwick The Championships 77-97 Alison Road Royal Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, New South Wales 2031} -33.9101449, 151.23512949999997
Held on the first and second Saturday of April each year, the grand finals of Australian racing, The Championships sets the stage for two days of...
Spiders: Alive and Deadly Exhibition & Shows

Spiders: Alive and Deadly

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre Spiders: Alive and Deadly 1 William Street , Sydney, NSW 2000} -33.8738775, 151.21375509999996
Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet – they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when...
La Traviata - Opera at the Sydney Opera House Concert Or Performance

La Traviata - Opera at the Sydney Opera House

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre La Traviata - Opera at the Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW 2000} -33.8565361, 151.21499640000002
There are wonderful things to do and see in Sydney, but no trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to its most famous building. And the best...
Sweet Addiction Exhibition & Shows

Sweet Addiction

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre Sweet Addiction Mrs Macquaries Road , Sydney, NSW 2000} -33.863796, 151.22067259999994
Sweet Addiction is the first exhibition to open in The Calyx, a new world-class horticultural attraction within the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney...
Artexpress Community Event, Exhibition & Shows


Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre Artexpress Art Gallery Road , Sydney, NSW 2000} -33.86882870000001, 151.2162022
Artexpress is one of the Art Gallery of NSW’s most popular annual exhibitions, showcasing outstanding student artworks created by NSW students for...
Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters Exhibition & Shows

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters 1 William Street , Sydney, NSW 2010} -33.8738775, 151.21375509999996
Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters, showcases the Australian Museum’s incredible collection of work by prominent 19th century natural...
Mozzarella Cooking Class Classes, Lessons, Workshops & Talks, Food & Wine

Mozzarella Cooking Class

Sydney / Sydney City / Pyrmont Mozzarella Cooking Class Trouton Place Ground Floor of Accenture/Google Building,, Pyrmont, NSW 2009} -33.8663357, 151.19607229999997
Learn the wonderful art of mozzarella making over a glass of Italian prosecco!It can be intimidating at first to make cheese, but if you...

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See Fantastic Events in Sydney

There is no denying it: Sydney is the premier city for events in Australia. The city ends each year and kicks-off every new-year with a world-renowned display of fireworks. There are countless festivals, cultural exhibitions, days of celebration, and sporting events filling Sydney’s calendar. With the ability to entice people to from around the world, Sydney is always buzzing with activity, no matter which season!

Sydney knows how to throw a party and, with a number of public holiday celebrations held throughout the year, you’ll be able to experience some of Sydney’s legendary hospitality. The holiday and new-year period moves seamlessly into a celebration of the city itself, with Vivid Sydney bringing lights, music, fun and frivolity to the streets. Events and holidays that are important to Australia’s history, including Australia Day and ANZAC Day, are solemn yet joyful times, with parades and other public events on offer.

International sporting rivalries and other sporting events are played out on Sydney’s world famous sporting arenas. Whether you are cheering for the Green and Gold as they do battle with international foes, or get immersed in the parochial appeal of Sydney’s local sporting rivalries, sporting events in Sydney will leave you wanting more of the city’s dynamic atmosphere.

With world-class facilities, Sydney is also home to Australia’s best cultural events. Sydney’s thriving arts community is on display alongside the best of the world in the city’s performance spaces, such as the Sydney Opera House and the Capitol Theatre. Exhibitions from around the world often choose to make a temporary home in Sydney, set amongst some of the best museums in Australia.

So whether you’re in the mood for frivolity and street parties, aperitifs at the Opera House, or wearing the colours of your favourite sporting team, Sydney plays host to the events that are important to you.