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What to do in Sydney this November

Life's a cabaret.

Dine, drink and groove at Sydney Streets

Sydney Streets in Redfern earlier this spring

With just 2 more events in the series, this is your chance to experience Sydney Streets if you haven’t already.

Glebe Point Road will bustle with live music, markets and more on Saturday 5 November.

Potts Point will come to life with alfresco bites, entertainment and special offers from businesses on Saturday 12 November.

Get playful for International Games Month

Retro console gaming at Darling Square

From retro consoles to tabletop games, see what fun gaming sessions our libraries have on offer.

Various dates

Immerse yourself in cabaret, burlesque and circus

The immersive theatrical experience at Sydney Opera House

L’Hôtel reinvents the classic dinner theatre experience at the Sydney Opera House, immersing its audience in a world of French intrigue while it dines among the action.

Until Sunday 13 November

Take a trip to Hollywood Quarter

The Hollywood Quarter – a new Sydney neighbourhood

From Italo-disco DJ sets and bottomless margaritas to Halloween festivities and oyster pairings, the vibrant inner-city area formerly known as Little Hollywood is the place to be this month.

Every day until Monday 14 November

Take your photo under Neon Playground

Temporary exhibition Neon Playground in Haymarket

Chinatown is shining for a one-of-a-kind street festival with art, lights, music, community and food. While you’re there, savour an Asian dessert crawl and indulge in neon-themed cocktails at Bancho, happy hour drinks at the Star Hotel and Market City Tavern.

Every day until Sunday 20 November

Go on a culinary adventure

The Heart of Surry Hills is a month-long program of food, drinks, art and music

Discover fine dining, live music, walking tours and more as restaurants and bars across Surry Hills showcase their most delicious flavours.

Every day

The Uluru Statement from the Heart will be honored at Sydney Town Hall

See the Sydney Peace Prize award ceremony

Get your ticket to the prestigious Sydney Peace Prize award ceremony and lecture honouring the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Thursday 10 November from 6:30pm to 8pm

Hear the Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Declared the finest concert instrument of its kind when it was unveiled, the grand organ comes to life played by the City of Sydney organist at this lunchtime concert.

Monday 14 November from 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Shop gourmet produce

Quay Quarter Lanes new weekly farmers market

A new farmers market is coming to the laneways of Quay Quarter. You’ll find everything from fresh veggies to gourmet breads and spices to flowers, as well as live music and entertainment.

The second Wednesday of every month, 8am to 2pm

See one of the most beautiful musicals of all time

Cinderella at Sydney Lyric Theatre

The classic story of Cinderella is coming to Sydney Lyric Theatre – but with some surprising twists.

Every day until January 2023

Step inside a kaleidoscope of colour at The Royal Botanic Garden

Love Your Nature at The Royal Botanic Garden

Love Your Nature has more than 20,000 plants on display and one of the largest living green walls in the southern hemisphere.

Every day until June 2023

Cut some shapes at the Darling dance sessions

Darling dance sessions

Knock off work and boogie into the weekend in Darling Harbour. There’ll be dance battles, classes and live DJs.

Fridays from 6pm

Discover the alternative music scene of the 90s

Unpopular at Powerhouse Museum

Unpopular draws on the never-before-seen archive of music promoter, record company founder and entrepreneur Stephen ‘Pav’ Pavlovic.

Every day

Get your culture fix after dark

Welcome the weekend with MCA Late

Experience the best of Sydney's creative scene at the Museum of Contemporary Art with cocktails on the terrace, exhibitions afterhours, and late-night shopping.

Fridays from 5pm to 9pm

Kick off the Christmas season with markets, carollers and decorations

Christmas in the City

More than 40 stalls of locally made gifts, food and produce will offer a magical shopping experience for Christmas in the City.

Saturday 26 November from 12pm to 9pm
Sunday 27 November from 12pm to 6pm