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. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour- La Bohème

    Friday 23 March 2018 to Sunday 22 April 2018 , City Centre

    Experience the romance of the original Bohemian love story at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. You’ll taste the best of Sydney in a single night out: food, fireworks, singing and spectacle under the stars. La Bohème opens y…

    23 Mar - 22 Apr
  2. The Lady and the Unicorn

    Saturday 10 February 2018 to Sunday 24 June 2018 , City Centre

    A rare opportunity to experience the beauty, scale and intricacy of a masterpiece of medieval French art that has captivated viewers across the centuries. Revered as a national treasure in France, and known as the 15th-century ‘Mona Lisa o…

    10 Feb - 24 Jun
  3. Sydney Royal Easter Show

    Friday 23 March 2018 to Tuesday 03 April 2018 , Sydney Olympic Park

    The Sydney Royal Easter Show delights people of all ages with the biggest celebration of the country in the city. At the show you’ll be able to enjoy honoured traditions like meeting farmyard animals, watching agricultural competitions an…

    23 Mar - 03 Apr
  4. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

    Sunday 13 May 2018 to Thursday 17 May 2018 , Redfern And Waterloo

    Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia is Australia's only international fashion platform, with a focus on providing Australian designers with a platform to connect with a global audience of buyers, press and consumers. A week long schedule o…

    13 May - 17 May
  5. True Grit Military Inspired Obstacle Challenge

    Event dates to be confirmed: June 2018 , Sydney North

    True Grit is the first military style obstacle course designed by Australian Special Forces. The courses are designed over 10 to 12 kilometres with over 30 obstacles per event. Their aim is to deliver a truly unique experience to those th…

    10 Jun
  6. Vivid Sydney - Light, Music and Ideas

    Friday 25 May 2018 to Saturday 16 June 2018 , Sydney Harbour

    Vivid Sydney’s multi-award-winning festival of light, music and ideas returns for the 10th spectacular year in 2018, to illuminate Sydney with mesmerising new light art and projections and deliver a fresh new program of music and ideas. E…

    25 May - 16 Jun

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: