What's On In Sydney

Event Highlights

  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

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Whether you’re looking for events today, tomorrow, the next 14 days or beyond, the Sydney calendar is full of vibrant, exciting, intriguing and memorable experiences. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House hosts hundreds of outstanding performances every year.

Reserve your seats for musicals, shows and concerts in Sydney. Other fabulous venues in Sydney include the Capitol Theatre, the State Theatre, Sydney Lyric, the Roslyn Packer Theatre, the Theatre Royal, and the ICC in Darling Harbour. Big spectacles are held at Sydney Olympic Park arenas as well.

You’ll discover cutting-edge shows at smaller venues, such as the Belvoir St Theatre and the Enmore Theatre. There are wonderful festivals, too. The eclectic Sydney Festival is in January. Vivid Sydney is held over several weeks in May and June, illuminating the city with amazing digital light shows.

There are special occasions on NSW public holidays. Australia Day is January 26. The national day celebrates Australia’s diversity and achievements. The main stage is Sydney Harbour, one of the world’s great natural harbours. A lovely way to enjoy the waterway is on a ferry or harbour cruise.

ANZAC Day is April 25, a national day of remembrance and commemoration. This solemn day remembers all Australians who have served and died in war and on operational service. Dawn services, wreath laying, marches and commemorative services are held across Sydney and NSW.

With excellent galleries and museums, there are marvellous exhibitions. The Art Gallery of NSW and the Australian Museum are in the city centre. The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is in the historic Rocks. You’ll find convenient public transport options to and from most events in Sydney.

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