Cheer on your favourite team, see your favourite live act or explore 40 hectares of lush parklands at Bicentennial Park in Sydney Olympic Park in Sydney’s west. Originally built to host the Sydney 2000 Olympics, today the park plays host to a range of world-class events, from sporting matches to epic music festivals.
Thrilling Sports in Sydney
With thriving state-of-the-art sporting facilities throughout the city, Sydney plays host to some of the biggest international sporting events in the world, along with some of Australia's top domestic sporting competitions.
Join the crowds and support the Wallabies at the ANZ Stadium on 19th August in the first game of the Bledisloe Cup rugby championship. There will be community activities and events culminating in the exciting 1st Test match before fans meet to cheer on the Wallabies as they take on New Zealand’s famous All Blacks at the 2017 Bledisloe Cup.
Get ready as the Opening Round of the NCAA College Football Championships returns to Sydney for a second time. On the 27th of August, University of Stanford will play Rice University in a world-class college football event. The game is a must see for football fans, complete with marching bands, mascots, cheerleaders and American-style food to enjoy.
This September it's time to get your running shoes on and join the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival. Runners will take on the nine kilometre urban track on 17 September running past some of Sydney's biggest landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and Mrs. Macquarie's Chair. The race will finish at the Conservatorium of Music, the entrance to the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens.
Grab a seat for the rugby league event of the year as the NRL Grand Final Week culminates in the NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final. After tense scenes throughout the season, fans of NRL will come together as the players fight to win in a spectacular final game. Join in and support your favourite players on 1 October as the ANZ Stadium fills with the roars of rugby supporters and two teams battle it out to be crowned winner.
Head to Roseberry from 23 November for the Emirates Australian Open Golf. Proudly one of Australia's oldest and most revered professional golf events, the Australian Open is a must-see for avid golf fans. The championship event will see 60 professional players take on the 72-hole turf over three days in four rounds of world-class golf.