Get into the spirit of the season with a tour of your sparkling city
After school, during the weekend and indoor, Sydney has plenty of fun for all ages.
Browse Christmas markets, celebrate with free concerts and explore the historic Yirranma Place. Here are 10 things to enjoy this month.
Here are the highlights of Sydney’s festivities, from Santa’s arrival to light displays and concerts
From free family concerts to decorations that make you go ‘ahhhh’. Here’s a taste of what’s happening during the festive season
From gourmet food to handmade gifts, find a little something for everyone
If you’re looking for adventure or culture, there are plenty of inclusive and accessible activities in our city.
Hear their answers about what it’s like to live with disability and what the day means to them.
Animal lovers unite: Mark your diary for half-price adoptions, discounted microchipping and fun for the whole family.
Take your business to the next level and join our free innovation program.
Eat, shop and play in Surry Hills, Potts Point and Pyrmont, also celebrate the Sydney Peace Prize winner. Here are 15 things to enjoy this month.
Stage 1 is dry. Stage 2 gets taped, brushed and rolled in July.
We’ve brought forward our own deadline by a decade.
Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre opens soon.
Warm nights and fun events call for celebration - see our picks for summer in Sydney.
Your favourite neighbourhoods come to life with alfresco dining, entertainment and live music.
Enjoy contactless checkout and never lose your card again.
Fabulous feasts, spectacular shows and magnificent artworks – it’s time to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit.
A round up of brands and small businesses you can get behind.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice referendum will be held on Saturday 14 October 2023.
Eat, shop and play in Glebe and Darlinghurst, make your own jewellery and take an adventure in manga. Here are 9 exciting events to enjoy.
Guidelines to help event organisers provide equitable opportunities for people with disability and people with access needs to enjoy and participate.
Common household chemicals can be toxic. But there’s a way to recycle them responsibly.
Say goodbye to winter blues with 9 events that will put a spring in your step.
Savour delicious food, absorb fascinating info, meet new friends and make the most of the city.
Sydneysiders and visitors who love the water can visit any of our 6 outstanding aquatics centres.
Explore the fascinating interviews from the City of Sydney’s oral histories collection
Explore laser-cut workshops, captivating podcasts, the history of the Uluru Statement of the Heart and over 100 years of stories.
Switch up your routine with something other than your same old Saturday night.
Your on-the-ground guide while you’re in town
We asked about your favourite city haunts for cocktails and catch-ups.
From sampling bush foods to learning about the greatest scientific innovations over the years, there’s something for everyone.
Chase away the winter blues with Sydney’s hottest events
Make an impact beyond National Reconciliation Week
Meet Abang, Simon and Khatereh. We're proud to welcome them, and all refugees and people seeking asylum, to our city.
Forbes-listed Galit Ariel thinks innovation must do more to shape the social good.
An exciting hub for learning, innovation and creativity in a beautifully designed building.
Budding illustrators aged 5 to 12 years old can have their best dragon drawings showcased during Sydney Lunar Festival 2024.
From electronic to hip hop, reggaeton to rap – find music to suit your taste at some of Sydney’s coolest venues.
As the weather cools, nightlife, comedy, art and great events are just heating up.
Share your listings on our official events guide for free marketing support.
Take home fresh produce, vintage treasures or a one-off piece from an up-and-coming designer. There’s so much on offer at Sydney’s markets.
Ideas for an interesting visit to one of Sydney’s most unique suburbs.
From Easter and Ramadan celebrations to movie festivals, markets and more – add these to your yes list.
Don’t miss drag queen storytimes, family-friendly circuses, movie days and more.
Autumn is here, but there’s heaps happening to put a spring in your step. Here are 13 events you’ll love.
Here’s how to stay cool when temperatures get hot.
A key feature of the Sydney Lunar Festival, the shortlisted artworks by children aged 6 to 12 years old were selected from more than 600 entries.
Outdoor facilities at some schools in our area will be open to the public from Wednesday 21 December to Sunday 22 January.
From cinema to street parades, exhibitions to comedy galas – see our picks for your festival season.
Warm nights, Sydney WorldPride and summer events call for celebration. See our top picks for the month.
Basketball, netball, volleyball and futsal are played at KGV Recreation Centre, Ultimo Community Centre and Perry Park Recreation Centre.
January is full of art, music and food. Plus, Sydney Festival and Sydney Lunar Festival are back with a bang.
With opera, dance, performance art and music, plan your festival from 5 to 29 January.
A look back on the evolution of Yabun Festival.
After a decade of planning and construction, the expansive new building hits the scene in true style with showstopping pieces.
We invite your feedback and ideas to help us improve our programs and services.
You've got a park? You've got a gym.
13 parks, gardens and reserves to explore during warmer weather.
Our 1-on-1 sessions and bike help line are free to everyone who lives or works in our area.
Sydney’s biggest LGBTIQ celebration comes to an all-singing, all-dancing crescendo when the Mardi Gras Parade takes over our city on 29 February.
We’re inviting people to have their say on our draft LGBTIQA+ social and cultural place strategy.
Where to leave floral tributes and condolence messages, and observe the passing of Her Royal Highness.
Choose your own adventure with our pick of spots that will look great on social media.
Return to the office refreshed and refocused with these activities that will make you feel like you’ve had a proper break.
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From glamorous Parisian cabarets to sharp and political plays, this is your guide to what’s on at the theatre.
Our Reboot series returns with more invaluable advice to help you drive growth
Find out what it means and where you can see it this Mardi Gras Festival.
From cabaret to wine festivals, new theatre shows to independent dance workshops – don’t miss these events.
With Covid restrictions easing, we asked you to name the nightclubs, bars and pubs perfect to bust a move.
Find out what’s open, how we’re helping to keep you safe and the latest health advice from the NSW Government.
From walks to outdoor festivities, from sunsets to cinemas – discover something new and free to do in your city.
The latest wave of Covid-19 has been a challenge for our community.
Don’t miss these great live music, film, food and art events.
Have buckets of fun even when it’s bucketing down in Sydney.
From the harbourside to hidden laneway gems, Sydney is a city for walking.
Calling all creatives: It’s time to submit your ideas for Art & About 2022
Don your team colours, order your favourite takeaway and get fired up for the final.
From fitness classes to jigsaw puzzles, enjoy these lockdown life-improvers from home.
Businesses and creatives can access experts from some of Australia’s fastest growing companies in our free new webinar series.
Take a moment to relax and explore the city from a different perspective.
Here are 4 things you can do to make real change happen
Raising the Bar: Light Rail edition gets leading innovators to discuss today’s issues from culture to technology.
Locals share their go-to op shops and favourite vintage stores.
From underwater parties to drag queen bingo and dumpling masterclasses, expect the unexpected this autumn.
If you’re a NSW resident over 18, $100 worth of vouchers are yours to spend.
Sydney is bustling with new experiences, from live music to outdoor dining spaces and public art.
Across the globe, cities are declaring a climate emergency and calling on government at all levels to do the same.
New headquarters, programming and hygiene measures at 280 Cleveland Street’s home of experimental theatre.
Alex the Astronaut, Ben Lee, Sneaky Sound System, Emma Pask and Peking Duk to open Sunset Piazza in the city centre.
Ben Folds, Kate Miller-Heidke, Josh Pyke, Eddie Perfect, G Flip, and Pnau (DJ set) join the line-up.
Adapt your business, revitalise our city centre and support our communities.
We asked 2 former participants about their experience in the program.
From award-winning documentaries to all-time classics and Christmas movies, here are our librarians picks to enjoy over the holidays.
Be part of a nationwide celebration of Australian music and help workers in need.
The plan will see extended hours for cultural institutions and a festival of live music, outdoor dining and theatre performances over a 6 month period.
The NSW Government has introduced changes to allow more people to dine out together and attend live music.
Tips to help when you visit your favourite venue - or try something new - and help keep you and your community safe
We want to know how you’re feeling about attending events at the moment
Revisit Sydney’s past at History Week through a series of free events.
Registrations are open for spring competitions in futsal, netball and volleyball at Green Square’s Perry Park recreation centre.
A grant could help your business offer new night-time activities, put on gigs, or collaborate with artists.
Tesla and New Energy Nexus share wisdom with Sydney startups.
Virtual nightclubs, live music streams, online exercise classes and other digital events to keep you connected and entertained.
The perfect place to relax, write, reflect or mingle.
Virtual dance parties, live music broadcasts, online exercise classes and other digital events can help keep us connected.
A conversation on a bus, a cowboy and a horse at White Bay.
In light of the evolving worldwide health emergency, the City of Sydney and C40 Cities have made the difficult decision to postpone the summit.
From the local level and with 94 world cities, the Sydney Climate Action Summit plans for real collective change.
The City of Sydney is backing a new retail campaign to support our local bars, cafes, restaurants and retailers.
A decade’s worth of data shows there are more bike riders with fewer crashes on city roads.
Older adults in Sydney find a new sense of belonging in our neighbourhood facilities.
The City of Sydney invites artists to submit ideas for the 2021 Sydney Lunar Festival.
With excellent riding connections, it’s no wonder local residents ride more than anywhere else in Sydney.
BIKEast volunteers bring the joy of cycling to Sydney’s older people
Sydney locals use their time and skills to craft pouches for baby animals.
The Sydney Rides Gallery shows scenes and stories from people who ride.
Even if you're not an avid bike rider!
From demon bunnies to flamenco mastery, expand your horizons with these unmissable Sydney shows.
Make 2020 your year to get back on a bike. From fun group rides to courses and try-a-bike events, SydneyCycleways has you covered.
There’s no time like the present to try something new. Find inspiration and learn a thing or two at these creative spaces in Sydney.
When was the last time you really explored your own city? Play tourist at these attractions and see Sydney from a different perspective.
Playful architecture, innovative design, a makerspace, dinosaurs and of course books, there’s plenty to explore at Darling Square Library.
A free pedal-powered outdoor cinema.
Bee hives are popping up in more spots around the city, and we learn about keeping chickens as pets in Sydney.