Australia Day Sydney

Saturday 26 January 2019

This Australia Day, join in the fantastic events around Sydney with live music, family entertainment and awe-inspiring fireworks. Australia Day is an opportunity to come together to celebrate the unique and diverse culture of Australia, from the country, cities and in the heart of Sydney.

There’ll be family entertainment on offer with the Children's Festival taking place between 11am and 3pm at Summer Playground at Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour. The Wiggles will be performing their favourite songs from 11am. Spectators can also enjoy seeing The Vegetable Plot, The Beanies, the Big Science show and workshops at the Circus Playground.

Witness Australia’s biggest music stars rock out at Australia Day Live, taking place from 6.30pm at Circular Quay, the Sydney Opera House Forecourt and at Campbells Cove.

Throughout the day you can look out to the water to see a flotilla of yachts, jet skis, fly boarders and more putting on a show like no other. You’ll also be treated to a series of dazzling firework displays, lighting up and transforming the skies.

Keep a lookout as free tickets to The Wiggles and Australia Day Live will be released soon.

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