When the sun goes down, the lights come on in Sydney. Small bars hidden down alleyways. Waterside restaurants where the views are as beguiling as the food. Boutique breweries serving creative craft brews. Underground clubs with thumping house beats. Live music venues with a line-up of local artists. Eat streets perfect for sharing plate-loads of cheap cuisine from all corners of the globe. Discover a new side of our sparkling city.
From live music to rooftop cocktails, late-night dining and wine tasting, there’s so much to do in Sydney after dark.
Sydney is a city that likes to stay up late. If you want to party the night away, there’s a crop of glamorous nightclubs and darkened dancefloors waiting for you. Head to Kings Cross, Oxford Street, Surry Hills or Darling Harbour and get ready for a seriously good time.
Raise a glass at one of Sydney’s stylish drinking holes. From cocktail bars to waterside pubs, secret small bars and sunny rooftops, there’s the perfect place for every occasion. Discover your new local hangout or visit the latest hot opening.
Still hungry? In Sydney you can still get a meal well after dinner time. Head out for late night dumplings, post-show fried chicken or even stylish French fare just before midnight. There’s always something tasty going on in the Harbour City.
Things to do in Sydney at night
Bars, clubs, live music, outdoor cinema, late-night art shows and stand up comedy – there’s so much happening in Sydney after dark. Book your tickets or find something free to do for your big night out in the city.
Sydney Nightlife Map
Click on the new interactive map below for a step-by-step guide through Sydney by night. You can search for bars, clubs, live music venues and late-night eats, or just see what’s happening in the area around you.