Come out to play at Vivid Sydney
The streets of Sydney will transform with mesmerising art displays and 3D light projections, exhilarating live music performances, thought-provoking discussions and sumptuous culinary experiences for Vivid Sydney from 26 May to 17 June.
Find your new favourite beer
GABS Craft Beer Festival is delivering kegs from 120 different breweries around the world. With brilliant street food, roving bands, silent disco, fun games and activations, there’s something exciting for everyone.
Friday 2 June from 6pm to 11:30pm
Saturday 3 June from 12pm to 11:30pm
Saturday 3 June from 6pm to 11:30pm
Sing and dance along to TINA – The Tina Turner Musical
Vale Tina Turner. Enjoy the amazing legacy this rockstar left behind.
TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is now playing to standing ovations at Theatre Royal Sydney. This must-see new musical has audiences captivated, telling the incredible life story of Tina Turner, from her humble beginnings to global superstardom.
Wednesdays to Sundays
Discover new art and old favourites at Art After Hours
Sydney’s favourite cultural night out is back. Every Wednesday night, wander through the Art Gallery of NSW after hours and enjoy the latest exhibitions and collection displays.
Every Wednesday from 5pm to 10pm
Eat shop and play at Sydney Streets in Haymarket
Festival vibes are coming to Haymarket with plenty of live music and community celebrations. Businesses will be bringing their best – expect offers, games, activations and more.
Saturday 24 June from 11am to 10pm
Become a sustainable gardening pro with Compostable Kate
Learn simple DIY recipes for making chemical free fertilisers with worm castings, eggshells and weeds in this webinar.
Tuesday 20 June from 7pm to 8pm
Immerse yourself in Sydney Film Festival
Sydney comes alive with 200+ movies screenings at the 70th Sydney Film Festival taking place at the State Theatre.
Mondays to Saturdays, 9:30am to 11pm
Sundays, 9:30pm to 11pm
Wednesday 7 June to Sunday 18 June
Hear the history of women’s equality in Australia
Learn about the power of women to drive momentous change in the world and the key moments over the last half century in Hear us now: Defining moments for women in Australia.
Tuesday 13 June from 1pm to 2pm
Celebrate Refugee Week
Come and celebrate Sydney’s diversity and rich cultures of our refugee communities. Hear stories of survival, resilience and finding freedom, share food and enjoy live music and dance performances.
Sunday 18 June to Saturday 24 June
Check out a new Aussie musical
Digging deep into the themes of identity and belonging, The Lucky Country is a playful, wildly entertaining and heartfelt celebration of who we can be as Australians.
Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30pm to 8:45pm
Until June 17
Get messy and creative with Splatter Paint
Grab a poncho, throw paint and create your own unique canvas design in this fun-filled activity for all ages and abilities.
Monday to Sunday
Dive into our online book club
Our librarians have chosen a topic for each month with a suggested reading list. This month's theme is Classic literature, and includes plays and modern classics.
Thursday 29 June from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Refresh your wardrobe at the Redfern clothes swap
Swapping is a clever and thrifty way to refresh save money and help fight textile waste. The City of Sydney and The Clothing Exchange are joining eco-friendly forces to bring a clothes swap for the whole family to Redfern.
Saturday 3 June from 11am to 1:15pm
Have a laugh at a comedy night
Discover the finest up-and-coming comedians at Are you havin' a laugh?! comedy night featuring Sam Bowden.
Wednesday 7 June from 7pm to 9:30pm
Learn how to cycle in the city
Build your confidence to ride on city streets with this 4-hour cycling workshop. You’ll master cycling in regular traffic and learn how to handle typical scenarios on the road.
Sunday 11 June from 9am to 1pm
Sunday 18 June from 9am to 1pm
Drink, dine and discover on Sydney's most unique bar crawl
Get ready to explore Sydney's best small bars in Darlinghurst and Surry Hills with a fun group, appropriate for all ages. This bar crawl is perfect for locals as well as those new to Sydney.
Every Saturday 6:30pm to 10pm
Hear contemporary stories from the Asian-Australian community
Join actor and playwright, Happy Feraren, for this free storytelling event in the heart of Haymarket. Hear a range of Asian Australian voices from the recently released audiobook, Moon Orchard (Spineless Wonders, 2023).
Saturday 3 June from 2pm to 3pm
Immerse yourself in a night of astronomy and star gazing
Surrounded by the intriguing Inside the Tide plant exhibition, discover what the night sky teaches you over a glass of wine. Astronomy at The Calyx is led by First Nations astronomer Drew Roberts from Shared Knowledge.
Tuesday 27 June 6:30pm to 9pm