Sydney, Australia

What's on in Sydney

The vibrant city shines all year with spectacular events, including the world-famous Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks, blockbuster musicals, brilliant theatre, thrilling sports, and Vivid Sydney’s festival of light, music and ideas. You can check out the all wonderful events on the website.

  1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Saturday 05 January 2019 to Sunday 28 April 2019 , Chinatown And Haymarket

    Sydney’s Golden Ticket has arrived. Roald Dahl’s delicious tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is a delectable treat featuring songs from the original film, including Pure Imagination, The Candy Man and I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,…

    05 Jan - 28 Apr
  2. Masters of Modern Art from the Hermitage

    Saturday 13 October 2018 to Sunday 03 March 2019 , City Centre

    This summer, see ground breaking works from the towering figures of modern art, including Monet, Picasso, Cézanne, Matisse, Gauguin and Kandinsky. Drawn from the unparalleled collections of the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg,…

    13 Oct - 03 Mar
  3. David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948-2018

    Friday 19 October 2018 to Sunday 03 March 2019 , The Rocks

    David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018 Considered one of the greatest photographers of our time, David Goldblatt is regarded for his compelling observations of South Africa during the rise and dismantling of apartheid. By turning his…

    19 Oct - 03 Mar
  4. Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition

    Friday 16 November 2018 to Monday 10 June 2019 , Pyrmont

    Who would you be if you were a character from Star Wars? Find out as you build your own personal and unique Star Wars hero in this interactive exhibition featuring 200 original Star Wars objects. Designed for visitors of all ages, explore…

    16 Nov - 10 Jun
  5. Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones Exhibit

    Saturday 17 November 2018 to Sunday 03 February 2019 , Darling Harbour

    Exclusive to Sydney, Exhibitionism is coming in November, 2018. Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones first ever major exhibit, delivered by DHL, tells the story of the most influential rock ‘n’ roll band in the world, allowing visitors to…

    17 Nov - 03 Feb
  6. Saturday Night Fever

    Monday 01 April 2019 to Tuesday 30 April 2019 , Pyrmont

    Exclusive to Sydney from 2019! Saturday Night Fever returns in a blazing new stage version that propels the cult classic to phenomenal new heights. Based on the 1977 movie starring John Travolta, this is the story of Tony Manero and his…

    01 Apr - 30 Apr

More about Sydney

Wondering where to stay in Sydney? Then explore the accommodation options on the website. You can make reservations as well. Getting around is easy on public transport. Ferries and harbour cruises are a memorable way to experience the beauty of one of the world’s great natural harbours.

Hop on a ferry at Circular Quay for Taronga Zoo, Manly or Watsons Bay. You can also take a ferry to intriguing Sydney Harbour islands and Parramatta for delicious food and colonial heritage. Or jump aboard a Tribal Warrior cruise and explore Aboriginal culture, the world’s oldest living culture.

Aboriginal people have a long connection with Sydney, dating back at least 50,000 years before the First Fleet arrived in 1788. There are fun and informative Aboriginal-guided tours, including in national parks where you can see ancient indigenous ochre hand-paintings and rock engravings.

The following pages will also help you plan your holidays, short breaks and weekend escapes: