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Discover events for children and families in Sydney. The best events, attractions and things to do from the City of Sydney’s official event guide.

Make it May at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Make it May at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Come together for a month of creativity and collaboration at the Art Gallery of NSW
Today 10am to 4pm
Year of the Snake children's drawing call-out

Year of the Snake children's drawing call-out

Budding illustrators aged 5 to 12 years old can have their best creations showcased during Sydney Lunar Festival 2025
Today 12am to 1pm
Baby live music playground

Baby live music playground

Introduce your little ones (0-4 years old) to the exciting world of classical music
Today 10am to 11am
Carnival Carnage 7D Dark Ride

Carnival Carnage 7D Dark Ride

Play against your friends and family in this multi-sensory interactive experience.
Today 10am to 4pm
Get Messy. Splatter Paint.

Get Messy. Splatter Paint.

Sydney's ultimate splatter paint experience
Today 9.30am to 5.30pm
Global Gambits and Playful Revisions

Global Gambits and Playful Revisions

Exploring how artists use play and satire to highlight global issues.
Today 11am to 5pm
Incredibilia – Magical Theatre!

Incredibilia – Magical Theatre!

Inspired by author Libby Hathorn, this theatre experience brings to life extraordinary objects using music and puppetry!
Today 10am to 2pm
Kids kung fu class

Kids kung fu class

The martial tradition of the Shaolin temple adapted for kids to reach their full potential in a fun environment
Today 10.30am to 11.30am
Nest

Nest

Let your imagination take flight
Today 6pm to 11pm
Vivid Sydney Dinner Cruise - Harbourside Cruises

Vivid Sydney Dinner Cruise - Harbourside Cruises

See the major event that is recognised as the largest of its kind in the world
Today 5.15pm to 7.15pm
Writing Children’s Books with Jacqueline Harvey

Writing Children’s Books with Jacqueline Harvey

If you’re keen to write stories that will keep children reading under covers after lights out this course is for you.
Today all day
Storytime

Storytime

Stories for kids at Maybanke Community Centre, Pyrmont
Tomorrow
Book exchange

Book exchange

Donate your preloved books or grab a book or 2 to take home for free.
Tomorrow
Hip hop class in Redfern (8 to 14 years)

Hip hop class in Redfern (8 to 14 years)

Get an introduction to this fun style of street dance in a free 8-week after-school program
Tomorrow
Kate Clarkson: A Thousand Situations

Kate Clarkson: A Thousand Situations

Art2Muse Gallery presents 'A Thousand Situations' by Kate Clarkson
Tomorrow
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

A perfect introduction to the play for young audiences
Tomorrow
Sydney Lions Soccer Academy at KGV

Sydney Lions Soccer Academy at KGV

Have your children learn the skills of soccer in a fun and safe environment.
28 May 2024
Bush school: Connect children to nature

Bush school: Connect children to nature

Get your kids moving, creating, and thinking in a stimulating outdoor environment
28 May 2024
Free bike tune ups: Crystal St Waterloo

Free bike tune ups: Crystal St Waterloo

We talk to people walking and riding about respecting each other’s journey, and sharing spaces courteously
28 May 2024
Free heritage tour of former Sydney General Post Office

Free heritage tour of former Sydney General Post Office

Discover the rich history of the former Sydney General Post Office building with Fullerton Hotel's resident guide
28 May 2024
Retro gaming and Dungeons & Dragons

Retro gaming and Dungeons & Dragons

Old-school gaming and new-school multiplayer collide in this set of gaming days for young people aged 14 to 21.
29 May 2024
Afternoon 8 week art course - for kids

Afternoon 8 week art course - for kids

No skills required, just enthusiasm and a love for creativity
29 May 2024
Weekly art classes for children

Weekly art classes for children

Drawing and painting workshops for children of all ages
29 May 2024
Rhymetime at Glebe Library, 0 to 2 years

Rhymetime at Glebe Library, 0 to 2 years

A fun storytelling program combining rhymes, singing and stories.
30 May 2024
Storytime at Glebe Library, 3 to 5 years

Storytime at Glebe Library, 3 to 5 years

A fun storytelling program combining stories, rhymes, and singing.
30 May 2024
Mums and bubs pilates social group

Mums and bubs pilates social group

Gentle pilates and stretch for mums with newborn babies and toddlers followed by coffee
31 May 2024
Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio

Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio

Learn the craft of acting for stage & screen in a very specific step-by-step formula
31 May 2024
Family Day: Thriving Environments

Family Day: Thriving Environments

A disability-led Family Day with participatory artworks and performances.
1 Jun 2024
Songs from the Winter Palace

Songs from the Winter Palace

A concert of songs and operatic excerpts from some of Russia's great composers presented for your enjoyment.
1 Jun 2024
The FilmHarmonia Orchestra Presents: Classified

The FilmHarmonia Orchestra Presents: Classified

Step into a world of intrigue and espionage in "Classified" – our first concert of 2024.
1 Jun 2024
Maker and creator workshop 8-12 yrs

Maker and creator workshop 8-12 yrs

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with our sensational series of creative workshops for kids
4 Jun 2024
Glebe community barbecue

Glebe community barbecue

Come and join us once a month for some food and fun
5 Jun 2024
Auslan and English Storytime at Glebe Library

Auslan and English Storytime at Glebe Library

Fun sessions of storytelling for pre-school aged deaf and hearing children
8 Jun 2024
Weekend makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Weekend makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this intergenerational 2-hour session
8 Jun 2024
Jakey Pedro: Wonder

Jakey Pedro: Wonder

Art2Muse Gallery presents 'Wonder' by Jakey Pedro
11 Jun 2024
Makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this intergenerational 2-hour session
12 Jun 2024
Parent Webinar: Finding a Speech Pathologist for Your Child

Parent Webinar: Finding a Speech Pathologist for Your Child

Perfect for parents or carers of primary or high school children interested in speech therapy
12 Jun 2024
Deaf life: Let’s talk about it!

Deaf life: Let’s talk about it!

Chat and connect with a member of the Deaf community to hear their experiences.
22 Jun 2024
Parent Webinar: Using speech to text and text to speech

Parent Webinar: Using speech to text and text to speech

Perfect for parents or carers of primary or high school children curious about assistive technology
24 Jun 2024
Readers – Books and Conversations with Cadance Bell

Readers – Books and Conversations with Cadance Bell

This is a monthly series of conversations with authors about their work and the ideas that inspire them.
27 Jun 2024
Inner West Brick Fair 2024

Inner West Brick Fair 2024

A fun day out for brick lovers young and old
30 Jun 2024
James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Sydney Premiere of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book
5 Jul 2024
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo

An interactive theatre show for budding paleontologists.
16 Jul 2024
School holidays: Robot battle 8-12 years

School holidays: Robot battle 8-12 years

Embark on a fascinating journey into the world of robotics with fun crafts, games and making activities!
16 Jul 2024
Jewellery workshop for teens (11-15 years)

Jewellery workshop for teens (11-15 years)

Learn how to upcycle reuse materials into stylish jewellery and accessories!
18 Jul 2024
City of Sydney National Tree Day event

City of Sydney National Tree Day event

Get your hands dirty creating native understory in Sydney Park.
28 Jul 2024
Camping 101

Camping 101

A nature-filled night of camping and outdoor activities
20 Sep 2024
Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

Thomas Crane takes fans through the iconic hits of Queen
15 Nov 2024
Japanese Kimono Competition

Japanese Kimono Competition

Australia's largest kimono competition for kimono fans to participate in and enjoy!
14 Dec 2024