Some library services are now available.
Don your team colours, order your favourite takeaway and get fired up for the AFL and NRL finals.
From fitness classes to jigsaw puzzles, enjoy these lockdown life-improvers from home.
Keep children learning through lockdown with these online programs from Sydney’s museums, galleries and festivals.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore and judges Trent Parke and Michaela Skovranova reveal the grand prize winner and people’s choice award for 2021.
Businesses and creatives can access experts from some of Australia’s fastest growing companies in our free new webinar series.
Marketer and entrepreneur Tim Doyle of Koala and Pilot fame shares his thoughts on how Sydney businesses can cut through the noise at this uncertain time.
Use a bit of downtime to upskill, sharpen your digital marketing expertise and learn from the best.
We’re currently offering temporary online library memberships.
Have your fortune told by an interactive pink furry ghost or visit a biodiverse urban micro-forest.
Enjoy art, performance, talks and shopping in the comfort and safety of your home.
Listen to stories of settlement in Australia, surviving detention and a live music collaboration with legendary rockers live from Sydney Town Hall on 23 June.
Take a moment to relax and explore the city from a different perspective.
As bushfires rage and donations are made, many people ask what more they can do. Start by checking your electricity plan.
James Waugh’s discerning descriptions provide a glimpse of Sydney life in 1861. Here are our favourite must-see sites from the city’s past.
Stay warm with a month of activities in the city centre and surrounds.
Whether you’re looking for adventure or culture, there are plenty of activities in our city.
Have buckets of fun even when it’s bucketing down in Sydney. These wet weather activities will entice you out of the house on a grey old day.
From the harbourside to hidden laneway gems, Sydney is a city for walking.
Here are 4 things you can do to make real change happen
Our guide for your go-to spots.
Raising the Bar: Light Rail edition gets leading innovators to discuss today’s issues from culture to technology.
We asked about your favourite city haunts for cocktails and catch-ups.
Locals share where they eat, drink and shop in Surry Hills.
We invite budding photographers aged 3 to 12 to enter the Little Sydney Lives photography competition.
With Covid restrictions easing, we asked you to name the nightclubs, bars and pubs perfect to bust a move.
Learn how global experts are tackling big challenges, from democratising healthcare to next-gen computing and data security.
Locals share their go-to op shops and favourite vintage stores.
Embrace the cooler weather and head inside Sydney’s venues as they come to life with a jam-packed variety of events.
From underwater parties to drag queen bingo and dumpling masterclasses, expect the unexpected this autumn.
After school activities, weekend activities, and indoor activities, Sydney has plenty of fun for kids of all ages.
If you’re a NSW resident over 18, $100 worth of vouchers are yours to spend.
There's plenty to keep the kids entertained during the Autumn holidays.
Discover or rediscover the best places to eat, drink, shop and more.
Block parties, award-winning musicals and festivals for readers, writers and thinkers. It’s all happening in Sydney this month.
Have a qualified instructor come to you for a 1-on-1 tutorial.
Choose your own adventure with our pick of 10 spots that will look great on Instagram.
Sydney is bustling with new experiences, from live music to outdoor dining spaces and public art.
Management expert Ben Thompson shows why a successful business is a good employer and how you can shape up.
From well-known authors like Bill Bryson to talented newcomers, explore the world with these titles suggested by our City of Sydney librarians.
Make a splash and welcome the warmer weather.
Across the globe, cities are declaring a climate emergency and calling on government at all levels to do the same.
Autumn is here, but there’s heaps happening to put a spring in your step.
New headquarters, programming and hygiene measures at 280 Cleveland Street’s home of experimental theatre.
Warm nights and fun events call for celebration - see our picks for summer in Sydney.
Fabulous feasts, spectacular shows and magnificent artworks – it’s time to celebrate the Year of the Ox.
Discover 12 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar Zodiac from Circular Quay to Haymarket
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.
Musical theatre, choirs and community groups light up the Sunset Piazza stage.
Adapt your business, revitalise our city centre and support our communities.
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A bridge and opera house known the world over. Glorious parks and gardens. And hidden laneways promising good eats and retail treats.
Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre opens soon.
We asked 2 former participants about their experience in the program.
Get into the spirit of the season. The city centre is home to unforgettable festive designs.
Sophisticated and stylish, Potts Point is the place to be for cool restaurants, fabulous fashion boutiques, cocktail bars and cafes.
Associated event program applications are open
An exciting hub for learning, innovation and creativity in a beautifully designed building: Sydney’s newest library has something for everyone.
From award-winning documentaries to all-time classics and Christmas movies, here are our librarians picks to enjoy over the holidays.
Grab your Santa hat – and your sunscreen – because it’s time to celebrate a summer Christmas. Here are some of the best ways to get festive in Sydney.
Here’s how to stay cool when temperatures get hot.
Pop-up musical performances in local villages, light displays, decorations, roving performers and more Christmas trees than ever.
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.
See the latest recommendations from NSW Health for 2020 Halloween celebrations.
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.
Beautiful boutiques and a buzzing culinary scene.
Get to know this bold and bohemian Sydney suburb.
Immerse yourself in this fun harbourside hub.
To find out the best places to go in Darlinghurst, we asked locals on Facebook and checked out the #SydneyLocal hashtag on Instagram. Here are their picks.
From industrial beginnings, this inner-city suburb has developed into a happening hangout.
From the newly popular Tramsheds and other hidden gems to always-happening Glebe Point Road, Glebe and surrounds has much to offer locals and visitors alike.
People in the know share their go-to spots.
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
Common household chemicals can be toxic. But there’s a way to recycle them responsibly.
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.
Interested in clean tech? Join global leaders as they discuss the intersection of technology, environmental sustainability and the green economy.
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.
We’ve brought forward our own deadline by a decade.
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.
Sydney streets burst with colour for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.
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.
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.
Membership is great value
‘Gravity System Response’ transforms a bland corner of Sydney into a colourful abstraction.
Stage 1 is dry. Stage 2 gets taped, brushed and rolled in July.
Calling all creatives: It’s time to submit your ideas for Art & About 2021.
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.
There are plenty of ways to get involved in NAIDOC Week, with feasts, exhibitions and talks. Here are our picks of the program, which runs from 7 to 14 July.
When was the last time you really explored your own city? Play tourist at these attractions and see Sydney from a different perspective.
Source unique gifts and seasonal food at pop-up designer markets and special shopping experiences.
This month, Sydney springs to life (pun intended) with a solid line-up of events.
Clear your diary – you won’t want to miss any of these October highlights.
Get the giggles, step into the festive season and get socialising in the great outdoors. There’s so much to see and do this November in Sydney.
Winter is settling in but there’s lots on to draw you out and about.
Fun runs, dog shows and beachside food festivals. Here are a few things to add to your diary in August.
Tired of your exercise regime or looking to get started with something new? We’ve rounded up some of Sydney’s best workouts to help you get started.
Here are our picks for how to spend this long weekend in Sydney.
True to its flowery name, this Sydney suburb is blossoming.
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.
Meet Bailey Haggarty, assistant director of seagulls at Australian National Maritime Museum.
Hundreds of community members come together to plant over 1,500 native plants in Forest Lodge on Sunday 28 July.