As bushfires rage and donations are made, many people ask what more they can do. Start by checking your electricity plan.
Choose your own adventure with our pick of 10 spots that will look great on Instagram.
Membership is great value
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.
From demon bunnies to flamenco mastery, expand your horizons with these unmissable Sydney shows.
An exciting hub for learning, innovation and creativity in a beautifully designed building: Sydney’s newest library has something for everyone.
The perfect place to relax, write, reflect or mingle.
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.
Our guide for your go-to spots.
From industrial beginnings, this inner-city suburb has developed into a happening hangout.
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 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.
Get to know this bold and bohemian Sydney suburb.
Beautiful boutiques and a buzzing culinary scene.
Sophisticated and stylish, Potts Point is the place to be for cool restaurants, fabulous fashion boutiques, cocktail bars and cafes.
Immerse yourself in this fun harbourside hub.
Discover or rediscover the best places to eat, drink, shop and more.
True to its flowery name, this Sydney suburb is blossoming.
Locals share where they eat, drink and shop in Surry Hills.
It’s hard to beat Sydney’s central business district, the city’s beating heart.
We asked 2 former participants about their experience in the program.
A decade’s worth of data shows there are more bike riders with fewer crashes on city roads.
The City of Sydney invites artists to submit ideas for the 2021 Sydney Lunar Festival.
Sydney streets burst with colour for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.
The city centre will come alive in a street party where everyone’s invited.
We’re excited to welcome you back to our community centres
Browse and borrow, reserve and collect, computers and desks are available at most of our branches. We’re working to provide more library services in a safe way.
Older adults in Sydney find a new sense of belonging in our neighbourhood facilities.
Sydney locals use their time and skills to craft pouches for baby animals.
The NSW Government has introduced changes to allow more people to dine out together and attend live music.
Have a qualified instructor come to you for a 1-on-1 tutorial.
Whether you’re looking for adventure or culture, there are plenty of disability-inclusive activities going on in our city.
Discover 12 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar Zodiac at Circular Quay
Make a splash and welcome the warmer weather.
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.
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.
Tips to help when you visit your favourite venue - or try something new - and help keep you and your community safe
From award-winning documentaries to all-time classics and feel-good movies, here are our librarians picks to enjoy from home.
See the latest recommendations from NSW Health for 2020 Halloween celebrations.
Even if you're not an avid bike rider!
Common household chemicals can be toxic. But there’s a way to recycle them responsibly.
Calling all creatives: It’s time to submit your ideas for Art & About 2021.
Here are 4 things you can do to make real change happen
A conversation on a bus, a cowboy and a horse at White Bay.
Stage 1 is dry. Stage 2 gets taped, brushed and rolled in July.
Stormwater recycling in Green Square is helping save Sydney’s precious drinking water. Look behind the scenes at a cutting-edge, urban recycled water scheme.
Playful architecture, innovative design, a makerspace, dinosaurs and of course books, there’s plenty to explore at Darling Square Library.
Thousands flocked to the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the Lunar New Year with a giant Lunar Lanes street party on Saturday 25 January.
Take a stroll and discover 12 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar zodiac.
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.
We’ve brought forward our own deadline by a decade.
Adapt your business, revitalise our city centre and support our communities.
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.
From the latest Miles Franklin winner to advice on tackling life’s challenges, here are a few titles to add to your reading list.
A free pedal-powered outdoor cinema.
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.
Registrations are open for spring competitions in futsal, netball and volleyball at Green Square’s Perry Park recreation centre.
With excellent riding connections, it’s no wonder local residents ride more than anywhere else in Sydney.
We want to know how you’re feeling about attending events at the moment
Virtual dance parties, live music broadcasts, online exercise classes and other digital events can help keep us connected.
Revisit Sydney’s past at History Week through a series of free events.
A grant could help your business offer new night-time activities, put on gigs, or collaborate with artists.
From the local level and with 94 world cities, the Sydney Climate Action Summit plans for real collective change.
In light of the evolving worldwide health emergency, the City of Sydney and C40 Cities have made the difficult decision to postpone the summit.
Parents, breathe a sigh of relief: we’ve rounded up some of the best year-round activities for kids of all ages.
From the harbourside to hidden laneway gems, Sydney is a city for walking.
The Sydney Rides Gallery shows scenes and stories from people who ride.
Get into the spirit of the season with our pick of Sydney’s festive displays.
Source unique gifts and seasonal food at pop-up designer markets and special shopping experiences.
Virtual nightclubs, live music streams, online exercise classes and other digital events to keep you connected and entertained.
Across the globe, cities are declaring a climate emergency and calling on government at all levels to do the same.
The City of Sydney is backing a new retail campaign to support our local bars, cafes, restaurants and retailers.
BIKEast volunteers bring the joy of cycling to Sydney’s older people
Hundreds of community members come together to plant over 1,500 native plants in Forest Lodge on Sunday 28 July.
Meet Bailey Haggarty, assistant director of seagulls at Australian National Maritime Museum.
Bee hives are popping up in more spots around the city, and we learn about keeping chickens as pets in Sydney.
Businesses and creatives can access experts from some of Australia’s fastest growing companies in our free new webinar series.
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.
Locals share their go-to op shops and favourite vintage stores.
New headquarters, programming and hygiene measures at 280 Cleveland Street’s home of experimental theatre.
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.
When was the last time you really explored your own city? Play tourist at these attractions and see Sydney from a different perspective.
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.
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.
Here’s how to stay cool when temperatures get hot.
Fun runs, dog shows and beachside food festivals. Here are a few things to add to your diary in August.
There's plenty to keep the kids entertained during the September/October holidays.
Laugh until your sides hurt, get back on your bike or treat yourself to a little something special. It’s all happening in Sydney this month.
Winter is settling in but there’s lots on to draw you out and about.
Stay warm with a month of activities in the city centre and surrounds.
Autumn is here, but there’s heaps happening to put a spring in your step!
As the weather continues to cool down in May, Sydney’s venues come to life with major cultural festivals and riveting events.
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.
Clear your diary – you won’t want to miss any of these October highlights.
This month, Sydney springs to life (pun intended) with a solid line-up of events.
Warm nights and huge events call for celebration - see our picks for summer in Sydney.
Here are our picks for how to spend this long weekend in Sydney.
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.