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Neighbourhood Earth

Neighbourhood Earth

The ultimate space experience - combining the latest science with cutting-edge technology
Today all day
Sydney's Open for Lunch

Sydney's Open for Lunch

Take your seat at one of our lavish long lunches across the city on Friday 3 December
Tomorrow
Live Sessions in the city: Uccello

Live Sessions in the city: Uccello

Welcome back to the city with live music sessions in our laneways and bars
7 Dec 2021
Sugar Republic

Sugar Republic

Relive your childhood at this giant candy land pop-up experience at The Rocks
Today 11am to 4pm
Sky Castle

Sky Castle

A dreamy, interactive light sculpture has landed in Darling Harbour.
Today 10am to 10pm
The Purple House

The Purple House

A celebration of leading Pintupi artists and their enduring legacy
Today 10am to 5pm
The Swinging Cat Live Jazz - YCK Long Lunches & Late Nights

The Swinging Cat Live Jazz - YCK Long Lunches & Late Nights

A mix of classic & modern funk and jazz. Proudly part of the YCK Long Lunches & Late Nights
Tomorrow
Laughs for Lifeline Comedy Gala

Laughs for Lifeline Comedy Gala

All star comedy gala supporting Lifeline Australia
11 Dec 2021
'tis the season

Christmas in the city

Barangaroo Bells

Barangaroo Bells

Experience 3 giant Christmas bell installations that will light up the waterfront!
Today 8am to 9.30pm
Laneway Cinema @ The Rocks - Christmas edition

Laneway Cinema @ The Rocks - Christmas edition

Heritage surrounds, hot pizza, Christmas classics, wine, bean bags and blankets, this is not your average movie night
8 Dec 2021
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...at MYER

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...at MYER

MYER Santaland is the ultimate Christmas adventure for the whole family!
Today 10am to 11am
Choirs in the city: Martin Place

Choirs in the city: Martin Place

Street choirs singing carols will perform every night leading up to Christmas.
Today 6pm to 8pm
Darling Harbour Christmas

Darling Harbour Christmas

Enjoy interactive light installations, a live music festival, building-sized decorations and guaranteed holiday cheer
Today all day
Sydney Christmas Fair

Sydney Christmas Fair

A great outdoor family fun event with markets, rides, games, showbags, live entertainment plus more
4 Dec 2021
Bastille special edition: French Christmas Market

Bastille special edition: French Christmas Market

Sydney is about to get an authentic "French Christmas market” on Customs House Forecourt!
17 Dec 2021
DIY Christmas for people and pets: a clothing reuse session

DIY Christmas for people and pets: a clothing reuse session

Learn how to upcycle unwanted clothes into decorations, gift wrapping and playful items for your furry friends
8 Dec 2021

Festive fun

Sydney's best Christmas lights and decorations

Get into the spirit of the season. The city is home to unforgettable festive designs this year.

Things to do in the city

Australian Life

Australian Life

2021 photography competition
Today 10am to 6pm
Jagged Little Pill

Jagged Little Pill

Premiering at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Sydney
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
Matisse: Life & Spirit

Matisse: Life & Spirit

Discover the colour, light and joy in the greatest single exhibition of Matisse masterworks ever to be seen in Sydney
Today 10am to 5pm
Unsettled

Unsettled

Our untold history revealed
Today 10am to 5pm
Neighbourhood Earth

Neighbourhood Earth

The ultimate space experience - combining the latest science with cutting-edge technology
Today all day
Adventure Clues - Unlock The Rocks

Adventure Clues - Unlock The Rocks

Explore Australia's most historic area the fun way in a series of fun cryptic clues
Today 9am to 8pm
Artfresco

Artfresco

New augmented reality art activations are live at International Towers
Today all day
ArtScreen 2021

ArtScreen 2021

An exciting visual art project has enabled professional artists with disability to develop new works of video art
Today 12.30pm to 3pm
Barangaroo Bells

Barangaroo Bells

Experience 3 giant Christmas bell installations that will light up the waterfront!
Today 8am to 9.30pm
BLOOM at the streets of Barangaroo

BLOOM at the streets of Barangaroo

A celebration of a new season - the rejuvenation & welcoming of life back to the Sydney CBD
Today all day
Bush Foods High Tea

Bush Foods High Tea

A sumptuous Bush Foods affair with native ingredients
Today 10am to 11.30am
Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Discover the stories of the Hyde Park Barracks through a self-guided Mandarin-language tour.
Today 10am to 5pm
Christmas party cruises

Christmas party cruises

Harbourside Cruises offer a unique and stunning Sydney Harbour venue for your work Christmas party.
Today 6.45pm to 10.15pm
Curated by Banchō: Monthly art exhibit at Chinatown bar

Curated by Banchō: Monthly art exhibit at Chinatown bar

We're back! Haymarket cocktail & whisky bar Banchō hosts a monthly exhibition of works by local emerging artists.
Today 4pm to 11.45pm
Doug Aitken: New Era

Doug Aitken: New Era

Plunge into the world of American artist Doug Aitken this summer in this Sydney-exclusive exhibition
Today 10am to 11am

Live music is back

Jagged Little Pill

Jagged Little Pill

Premiering at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Sydney
Today 7.30pm to 10pm
Electric Keys

Electric Keys

An important private collection of keyboards from the middle of the 20th century, prior to the rise of synthesisers
Today 10am to 5pm
Beliza & Trio Teleboteco: Double Bill

Beliza & Trio Teleboteco: Double Bill

Combining the sounds of traditional Samba, Bossa Nova, Groove and Funk
Today 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Dianne Cripps & Her Great Southern Band

Dianne Cripps & Her Great Southern Band

Roll up,grab a glass of moonshine,and bathe in the juicy, aural bliss that is Dianne Cripps and her Great Southern Band!
Today 8.30pm to 11pm
Jammed Signal Sessions: Blank Space Live at Indie Thursdays

Jammed Signal Sessions: Blank Space Live at Indie Thursdays

3 Captivating Indie Artists collaborate to put on a night of cutting edge new music
Today 7pm to 11.55pm
Live Sessions in the city: Felix

Live Sessions in the city: Felix

Welcome back to the city with live music sessions in our laneways and bars
Today 2pm to 6pm
Pinchgut Opera presents Platée by Rameau

Pinchgut Opera presents Platée by Rameau

Rameau’s clever comedic masterpiece makes its Australian stage debut
Today 7pm to 10pm
The Matt McMahon Quartet

The Matt McMahon Quartet

The Matt McMahon quartet features the addition of award-winning saxophonist Matt Keegan
Today 8.30pm to 11pm
Weekly live jazz at The Swinging Cat with The Sazeracs

Weekly live jazz at The Swinging Cat with The Sazeracs

Throw away all notions of stuffy jazz music and think New Orleans Mardi Gras instead
Today 7pm to 10pm
Live Sessions in the city: Establishment Bar

Live Sessions in the city: Establishment Bar

Welcome back to the city with live music sessions in our laneways and bars
Tomorrow
Christmas Wonder Queens Drag Spectacular

Christmas Wonder Queens Drag Spectacular

What happens when you combine Sydney’s most flamboyant drag queens and a dose of Christmas spirit?
Tomorrow
Guy Strazz presents Acoustic Wonderland

Guy Strazz presents Acoustic Wonderland

Surf the music between tradition and innovation, presenting engaging original world jazz music
Tomorrow

Life by bike

Everything you need to start making your local trips by bike. Come with us for a guided ride, take a skills building course or chat with a mentor that can help some of your bike questions.

Art & exhibitions

Australian Life

Australian Life

2021 photography competition
Today 10am to 6pm
Matisse: Life & Spirit

Matisse: Life & Spirit

Discover the colour, light and joy in the greatest single exhibition of Matisse masterworks ever to be seen in Sydney
Today 10am to 5pm
Unsettled

Unsettled

Our untold history revealed
Today 10am to 5pm
We Are All Astonishingly Wise by Katy B Plummer

We Are All Astonishingly Wise by Katy B Plummer

An interactive fortune-telling video installation on Abercrombie Lane
Today 12am to 11pm
Electric Keys

Electric Keys

An important private collection of keyboards from the middle of the 20th century, prior to the rise of synthesisers
Today 10am to 5pm
Neighbourhood Earth

Neighbourhood Earth

The ultimate space experience - combining the latest science with cutting-edge technology
Today all day
#aglassyaffair

#aglassyaffair

Contemporary, studio glass exhibition
Today 10am to 6pm
2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world in this stunning photographic exhibition.
Today 10am to 5pm
A Golden Christmas

A Golden Christmas

Wish upon a star for a Merry Christmas & a golden year to come
Today 12am to 10pm
A Sense of Movement: Japanese sports posters

A Sense of Movement: Japanese sports posters

A visual journey into the sense of movement through the eyes of Japanese graphic designers
Today 12am to 8am
Apothecary Now!

Apothecary Now!

Sassy Park’s pots link the current Covid-19 pandemic to history
Today 12am to 12pm
Arkaroola - 3 perspectives

Arkaroola - 3 perspectives

Artwork by Denise Lithgow, Peter Griffen and Paul Macklin
Today 11am to 6pm