Aerial view of Royal Botanic Garden and Sydney Harbour.
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Sydney city skyline lit up during Vivid Sydney 2013. View from Circular Quay.
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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour- La Bohème Concert or Performance

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour- La Bohème

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour- La Bohème Mrs Macquaries Road , Sydney, New South Wales 2000} -33.86374740000001, 151.22070810000002
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 your soul to emotions too big for words. As six friends bare their hearts and...
The Lady and the Unicorn Exhibition & Shows

The Lady and the Unicorn

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre The Lady and the Unicorn Art Gallery Road The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales 2000} -33.8688287, 151.2162022
A rare opportunity to experience the beauty, scale and intricacy of a masterpiece of medieval French art that has captivated viewers across the...
Sydney Royal Easter Show Community Event, Exhibition & Shows, Festivals & Celebrations

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Sydney / Sydney West / Sydney Olympic Park Sydney Royal Easter Show 1 Showground Road , Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales 2127} -33.8430078, 151.06698059999997
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...
Mammoths - Giants of the Ice Age Exhibition & Shows

Mammoths - Giants of the Ice Age

Sydney / Sydney City / City Centre Mammoths - Giants of the Ice Age William Street 1, Sydney, New South Wales 2010} -33.873890057006804, 151.21281207666016
Journey back in time millions of years when mammoths roamed the earth and meet Lyuba, an intact 42,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth on her first...
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia Exhibition & Shows, Festivals & Celebrations

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

Sydney / Inner Sydney / Redfern And Waterloo Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 245 Wilson Street , Eveleigh, New South Wales 2015} -33.8941942, 151.1893096
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia is Australia's only international fashion platform, with a focus on providing Australian designers with a...
Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta Sporting Events

Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta

Sydney / Sydney West / Penrith Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta Old Castlereagh Road , Castlereagh, New South Wales 2749} -33.7279408, 150.67903920000003
Held at Penrith's Sydney 2000 Olympic rowing venue, Australia's largest rowing event features a week-long regatta with the world's best rowers...
Vivid Sydney - Light, Music and Ideas Exhibition & Shows, Festivals & Celebrations, Concert or Performance

Vivid Sydney - Light, Music and Ideas

Sydney / Sydney City / Sydney Harbour Vivid Sydney - Light, Music and Ideas Bennelong Point , Sydney Harbour, New South Wales 2000} -33.8657305, 151.20733
Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of light, music and ideas, featuring an outdoor 'gallery' of extraordinary lighting sculptures, a cutting...
True Grit Military Inspired Obstacle Challenge Sporting Events

True Grit Military Inspired Obstacle Challenge

Sydney / Sydney North / Sydney North True Grit Military Inspired Obstacle Challenge 312 River Road , Lower Portland, New South Wales 2756} -33.456506, 150.902286
*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***True Grit is the first military style obstacle course designed by Australian Special...

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There is no denying it: Sydney is the premier city for events in Australia. The city ends each year and kicks-off every new-year with a world-renowned display of fireworks. There are countless festivals, cultural exhibitions, days of celebration, and sporting events filling Sydney’s calendar. With the ability to entice people to from around the world, Sydney is always buzzing with activity, no matter which season!

Sydney knows how to throw a party and, with a number of public holiday celebrations held throughout the year, you’ll be able to experience some of Sydney’s legendary hospitality. The holiday and new-year period moves seamlessly into a celebration of the city itself, with Vivid Sydney bringing lights, music, fun and frivolity to the streets. Events and holidays that are important to Australia’s history, including Australia Day and ANZAC Day, are solemn yet joyful times, with parades and other public events on offer.

International sporting rivalries and other sporting events are played out on Sydney’s world famous sporting arenas. Whether you are cheering for the Green and Gold as they do battle with international foes, or get immersed in the parochial appeal of Sydney’s local sporting rivalries, sporting events in Sydney will leave you wanting more of the city’s dynamic atmosphere.

With world-class facilities, Sydney is also home to Australia’s best cultural events. Sydney’s thriving arts community is on display alongside the best of the world in the city’s performance spaces, such as the Sydney Opera House and the Capitol Theatre. Exhibitions from around the world often choose to make a temporary home in Sydney, set amongst some of the best museums in Australia.

So whether you’re in the mood for frivolity and street parties, aperitifs at the Opera House, or wearing the colours of your favourite sporting team, Sydney plays host to the events that are important to you.