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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.

Storytime at Green Square Library, 3 to 5 years.

Storytime at Green Square Library, 3 to 5 years.

A fun storytelling program for pre-school children, combining stories, music and singing
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Rhymetime @ Glebe Library, 0-2 years

Rhymetime @ Glebe Library, 0-2 years

Entertainment and literacy education for babies and toddlers
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Book exchange

Book exchange

Donate your preloved books or grab a book or 2 to take home for free.
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Darling Harbour Christmas

Darling Harbour Christmas

Enjoy a cracker of a Christmas with a Christmas Festival, fireworks, pedal boats, mini golf, festive eats and more!
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Australian Beauty Flourishes at The Strand Arcade

Australian Beauty Flourishes at The Strand Arcade

A specially commissioned installation of Christmas decorations inspired by native flowers
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Baby live music playground

Baby live music playground

Introduce your little ones (0-4 years old) to the exciting world of classical music
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Children's tennis classes after-school and weekends

Children's tennis classes after-school and weekends

Small group classes delivered by qualified professional tennis coaches at several inner city park locations
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Christmas at the Cathedral

Christmas at the Cathedral

Christmas fun for everyone. Illumination display, along with market stalls, food, fun activities and live entertainment
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Cinderella the Musical

Cinderella the Musical

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is now showing at the Sydney Lyric Theatre!
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Feel Like A Legend With Dylan Alcott At Madame Tussauds Syd

Feel Like A Legend With Dylan Alcott At Madame Tussauds Syd

Take a seat alongside Dylan Alcott and test your serve speed in our all-new wheelchair tennis experience!
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Free bike tune ups: Pyrmont

Free bike tune ups: Pyrmont

We’re talking to pedestrians and riders about respecting each other’s journey
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Go4Fun Online

Go4Fun Online

Free online healthy lifestyle program for busy families
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INSTA Sydney - Photographic icons of Sydney

INSTA Sydney - Photographic icons of Sydney

Get the best angles for a memorable photo history of Sydney. Instant Instagrammable
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LinguaKidz online language classes for kids

LinguaKidz online language classes for kids

'Discover a World of Fun with Languages' with lessons in Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese
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Love Your Nature

Love Your Nature

Explore a kaleidoscope of colour, plants and passion with Love Your Nature
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Musical: Nice Work If You Can Get It

Musical: Nice Work If You Can Get It

The feel-good hit musical to end 2022 in style... Art Deco Style!
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Photos with Santa at David Jones

Photos with Santa at David Jones

Visit our Christmas World of Wonder for your Santa photos
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Redcoats, Rascals & Thunderboxes - History of Sydney

Redcoats, Rascals & Thunderboxes - History of Sydney

You probably think you know the beginnings of Sydney and will challenge your knowledge, testing the beginnings of Sydney
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Self guided Sydney walking tours

Self guided Sydney walking tours

Explore Sydney's secret sights, an interactive tour, treasure hunt-style
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Serenity Sydney-new holistic therapy for children and adults

Serenity Sydney-new holistic therapy for children and adults

Specialised relaxation treatment program specifically designed for disability, behaviours and mental health concerns.
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Term 4 gymnastics with EGA

Term 4 gymnastics with EGA

Term 4 registrations are now open for gymnastics at Eastern Gymnastics Academy
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Virtual Reality Experiences

Virtual Reality Experiences

Experience the world's best free roam virtual reality - arena scale, huge open space with up to 8 players
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Weekly drawing for kids classes

Weekly drawing for kids classes

Sydney Language Solutions provide a high variety of drawing classes for children aged from 3 years old
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Weekly language classes for kids

Weekly language classes for kids

Sydney Language Solutions provide a high variety of languages classes for children aged from 3 years old
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Barangaroo Bells

Barangaroo Bells

Barangaroo is home to three gigantic interactive Christmas bells with swings
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Rushcutters Bay Christmas Concert

Rushcutters Bay Christmas Concert

It’s time to dust off your reindeer ears, put on your party shoes and kick off Christmas at our free concer
9 Dec 2022
Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 years (Glebe)

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 years (Glebe)

During this class you and your dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and engaging activities
9 Dec 2022
Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 yrs (The Rocks)

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 yrs (The Rocks)

During this class you and your little dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and fun activities
9 Dec 2022
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Glebe)

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Glebe)

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
9 Dec 2022
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (The Rocks)

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (The Rocks)

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
9 Dec 2022
Get Messy. Splatter Paint.

Get Messy. Splatter Paint.

Sydney's Ultimate Splatter Paint Studio - Bondi Junction
9 Dec 2022
VR experience night out

VR experience night out

A different gaming experience for the whole family, kids and grown-ups alike
9 Dec 2022
Auslan and English storytime @ Glebe Library

Auslan and English storytime @ Glebe Library

Fun sessions of storytelling for pre-school aged deaf and hearing children
10 Dec 2022
Glebe Christmas Concert

Glebe Christmas Concert

Dust off your reindeer ears, put on your party shoes and kick off Christmas at our free, Christmas concert.
10 Dec 2022
Darling Harbour Fireworks

Darling Harbour Fireworks

Fire up the fun with a spectacular display along the harbour's edge
10 Dec 2022
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra presents Noël! Noël!

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra presents Noël! Noël!

Feel the magic in the summer air as a beloved annual tradition returns this Christmas!
10 Dec 2022
Flow Athletic Fun Run

Flow Athletic Fun Run

Flow Athletic are hosting 5km and 10km run run to raise money for Kookaburra Kids
10 Dec 2022
Gunyama Park Summer Open Day

Gunyama Park Summer Open Day

Join us on Saturday 10 December, for an action-packed day to celebrate the start of Summer.
10 Dec 2022
Ice cream & street art adventure for kids

Ice cream & street art adventure for kids

A family-friendly walk discovering Newtown’s best street art, while the kids are entertained with ice cream samples
10 Dec 2022
Printmaking holiday gift wrapping paper 12+

Printmaking holiday gift wrapping paper 12+

Create unique gift wrap paper for the upcoming holiday season using monoprint and block printmaking
10 Dec 2022
The Metropolitan Orchestra - Children's Christmas Concerts

The Metropolitan Orchestra - Children's Christmas Concerts

Children's Christmas Cushion Concerts performed by The Metropolitan Orchestra. Family fun!
10 Dec 2022
Victoria Park Pool Summer Open Day

Victoria Park Pool Summer Open Day

Join us on Saturday 10 December, for an action-packed day to celebrate the start of Summer.
10 Dec 2022
Weekly art classes for children

Weekly art classes for children

Drawing and painting workshops for children of all ages
10 Dec 2022
Yamaha Music School

Yamaha Music School

Providing music education to all generations.
10 Dec 2022
Alexandria Christmas Concert

Alexandria Christmas Concert

It’s time to dust off your reindeer ears, put on your party shoes and kick off Christmas at our free concert.
11 Dec 2022
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
11 Dec 2022
Santa photos at the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Santa photos at the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Meet Santa atop the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge for a one-of-a-kind Aussie Christmas photo and 360 degree views
11 Dec 2022
Code Camp School Holiday Programs

Code Camp School Holiday Programs

Kids can design, code, and create with technology, producing games, websites, music and videos in just 2-3 days
12 Dec 2022
Sleigh in the kitchen

Sleigh in the kitchen

Take the fuss out of festive feasts
12 Dec 2022
Ballet classes: Ages 5-7 years

Ballet classes: Ages 5-7 years

Your child will learn the fundamentals of ballet technique in a fun, relaxed atmosphere where learning best takes place
13 Dec 2022
Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5 - 3 yrs (Ultimo)

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5 - 3 yrs (Ultimo)

During this class you and your dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and engaging activities
13 Dec 2022
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Ultimo)

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Ultimo)

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
13 Dec 2022
Beer + Bubs

Beer + Bubs

Childbirth education for dads at the pub
13 Dec 2022
Junior Jazz Class: 5-8 years

Junior Jazz Class: 5-8 years

Junior Jazz classes are a great way for your dancer to develop their movement skills and have fun dancing
13 Dec 2022
Secret Cinema at Sheraton Grand Hyde Park

Secret Cinema at Sheraton Grand Hyde Park

Who doesn’t love the excitement of counting down the 12 days of Christmas?
13 Dec 2022
Christmas gift tags and decorations (12+)

Christmas gift tags and decorations (12+)

A creative, hands-on workshop for people aged 12 years and over to create handmade Christmas gift tags and decorations.
15 Dec 2022
Maker and creator workshops for kids aged 8 to 12

Maker and creator workshops for kids aged 8 to 12

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with our sensational series of creative workshops for kids
15 Dec 2022
A Choral Christmas Celebration

A Choral Christmas Celebration

A Concert featuring the St. Mary’s Cathedral Choir and Sinfonia Australis
16 Dec 2022
Four Seasons Festive Themed High Tea

Four Seasons Festive Themed High Tea

A stunning Festive themed High Tea experience at Mode Kitchen & Bar
16 Dec 2022
Madagascar The Musical

Madagascar The Musical

This brand new musical from DreamWorks will leave audiences with no choice but to ‘move it, move it’
16 Dec 2022
Brickwrecks: Sunken Ships in LEGO® Bricks

Brickwrecks: Sunken Ships in LEGO® Bricks

Explore the fascinating world of The Brickman's LEGO® models and real shipwreck objects.
17 Dec 2022
Carols @ All Souls Leichhardt

Carols @ All Souls Leichhardt

Community event from 4pm with face painting, petting zoo, pony rides, jumping castle, and carols at 6pm
17 Dec 2022
Cook + Phillip Park Pool Summer Open Day

Cook + Phillip Park Pool Summer Open Day

Join us on Saturday 17 December, for an action-packed day to celebrate the start of Summer.
17 Dec 2022
Festive Maker Time – for families

Festive Maker Time – for families

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this festive themed intergenerational 3-hour session
17 Dec 2022
Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre Summer Open Day

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre Summer Open Day

Join us on Saturday 17 December, for an action-packed day to celebrate the start of Summer.
17 Dec 2022
The Australian Chamber Orchestra Presents: ‘Dear Santa’

The Australian Chamber Orchestra Presents: ‘Dear Santa’

Dear Santa, It must be cool riding in a sled. We don’t have a chimney… Can you squeeze through the cat flap?
17 Dec 2022
Storytime at The Women's Library

Storytime at The Women's Library

Cynthia’s stories for babies and young children are fun and warm, and sure to spark their imagination
18 Dec 2022
The Amazing Maurice - family fun preview

The Amazing Maurice - family fun preview

From the legendary Terry Pratchett comes a furry tail with a whiff of intrigue.
18 Dec 2022
Christmas at Sydney Town Hall

Christmas at Sydney Town Hall

Christmas spectacular with the Grand organ, bands and choirs
19 Dec 2022
Free skateboarding clinics at South Eveleigh

Free skateboarding clinics at South Eveleigh

Safe, fun and inclusive skateboarding program for kids 5 - 13 yrs
19 Dec 2022
Woodwork Tools Class for Kids (9-12 Years)

Woodwork Tools Class for Kids (9-12 Years)

Learn how to use simple hand tools to build your own timber creation.
20 Dec 2022
Mr BowerBird Scrooge

Mr BowerBird Scrooge

Come on a Christmas Carol adventure with an Aussie twist.
21 Dec 2022
Powerhouse Summer School Holiday Program

Powerhouse Summer School Holiday Program

Immersive summer school holiday workshops for kids aged 5-15 at Powerhouse Ultimo
21 Dec 2022
Santa's studio

Santa's studio

Your little elves can create beautiful Christmas crafts and presants
21 Dec 2022
Miraculous Harvest! Songs for Christmas

Miraculous Harvest! Songs for Christmas

A Concert of Folk Carols, Cantios and Songs of Christmas Cheer
22 Dec 2022
Sound Out the Street

Sound Out the Street

Celebrate the artists and locals that make our everyday streets extraordinary.
23 Dec 2022
Christmas celebrations at Shangri-La Sydney

Christmas celebrations at Shangri-La Sydney

Celebrate Christmas with a luxurious Shangri-La Sydney getaway and lunch buffet served in the elegant Grand Ballroom
24 Dec 2022
Christmas Eve buffet dinner

Christmas Eve buffet dinner

A traditional carvery, all your festive favourites, plus a 2-hour beverage package
24 Dec 2022
Christmas Day feast at Shangri-La Sydney

Christmas Day feast at Shangri-La Sydney

Gather your nearest and dearest for a traditional Christmas lunch buffet in the spectacular Grand Ballroom
25 Dec 2022
Christmas Day lunch at Altitude

Christmas Day lunch at Altitude

Channel your inner Christmas cheer with a delicious family feast overlooking Sydney’s most spectacular view at Altitude
25 Dec 2022
Christmas Day seafood buffet dinner

Christmas Day seafood buffet dinner

Wrap up your Christmas festivities with a traditional seafood buffet at Sir Stamford
25 Dec 2022
Christmas lunch at the Gantry

Christmas lunch at the Gantry

Christmas lunch at The Gantry with waterfront views and a sumptuous Aussie Seafood menu
25 Dec 2022
Christmas seafood buffet lunch

Christmas seafood buffet lunch

Be blown away by our sumptuous Christmas seafood buffet
25 Dec 2022
PolArt Sydney2022

PolArt Sydney2022

Celebrate Polish culture and heritage through various artforms
27 Dec 2022
Sunset spotlight tour

Sunset spotlight tour

Experience the Garden and its fascinating night-life on this adventure by torch-light
28 Dec 2022
Guylian Cafe NYE Celebration by the harbour

Guylian Cafe NYE Celebration by the harbour

Enjoy an unforgettable viewing experience of the Harbour Bridge NYE fireworks with friends and family
31 Dec 2022
James Craig New Year's Eve Cruise 2022

James Craig New Year's Eve Cruise 2022

Experience the dazzling New Year's Eve Fireworks on Sydney Harbour on board the historic James Craig!
31 Dec 2022
New Year's Eve by the Harbour at Searock Grill

New Year's Eve by the Harbour at Searock Grill

Steak and seafood night with outdoor seating and views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge fireworks
31 Dec 2022
Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

A celebration of family, love and Australia
3 Jan 2023
Kangatraining

Kangatraining

Physiotherapist designed, post-birth workout that new mum's can do with baby in a supportive and fun environment
4 Jan 2023
Listies - Make Some Noise

Listies - Make Some Noise

Make Some Noise! is a comedy concert for humans aged 4-400.
5 Jan 2023
Future Vet Kids Camp

Future Vet Kids Camp

Future Vet Kids Camp is an exciting veterinary-inspired face-to-face and virtual school holiday program.
9 Jan 2023
Le Ray Gymnastics holiday camps for kids

Le Ray Gymnastics holiday camps for kids

Gymnastics, dance, games and fun activities your kids will love
9 Jan 2023
Edward the Emu

Edward the Emu

A hilarious tale of two emus... Edward and Edwina adventure together on stage!
10 Jan 2023
Le Ray gymnastics school holiday camps for kids

Le Ray gymnastics school holiday camps for kids

Le Ray Gymnastics, Australia’s most awarded Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre, is running school holiday gymnastics in Croydon
10 Jan 2023
Monkey Baa Presents Edward the Emu

Monkey Baa Presents Edward the Emu

A hilarious tale of two emus... Edward and Edwina adventure together on stage!
10 Jan 2023
Water Warriors

Water Warriors

Jump into the wild world of water this summer at the Gardens!
11 Jan 2023
Garden grubs

Garden grubs

Explore a range of creative and action based activities whilst connecting with nature!
11 Jan 2023
Aboriginal biscuits and bush tea

Aboriginal biscuits and bush tea

Experience a taste sensation with Indigenous bush foods and ingredients
12 Jan 2023
Ghostly Garden Tours

Ghostly Garden Tours

Experience a twilight adventure in this spine-tingling storytelling event
13 Jan 2023
School holidays: Maker and creator (8-12 years)

School holidays: Maker and creator (8-12 years)

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with this sensational 2-hour creative workshop for kids
17 Jan 2023
Music Camp for Kids 5-12 years: January School Holidays

Music Camp for Kids 5-12 years: January School Holidays

In 2 days, we'll turn your kids into superstars. They'll discover and play instruments, write and perform a song & more.
17 Jan 2023
School holidays: Laser cut jewellery (13–16 years)

School holidays: Laser cut jewellery (13–16 years)

Create your own laser cut jewellery in this 3-hour interactive workshop for ages 13-16
18 Jan 2023
Sydney Lunar Streets – Haymarket street festival

Sydney Lunar Streets – Haymarket street festival

Kick off your lunar new year celebrations at Sydney Lunar Streets – part of the 2023 Sydney Lunar Festival.
21 Jan 2023
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at South Eveleigh

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at South Eveleigh

With cultural performances, activities for all ages and Lunar New Year Feasts
22 Jan 2023
Ballet International Gala III​

Ballet International Gala III​

Australia's BIGGEST ballet gala makes its Sydney debut at ICC Sydney on 27 and 28 of January 2023.
28 Jan 2023
Bush school: Connect children to nature

Bush school: Connect children to nature

Get your kids moving, creating, and thinking in a stimulating outdoor environment
2 Feb 2023
The Rainbow Tree at Sydney WorldPride

The Rainbow Tree at Sydney WorldPride

A musical storytelling show created with Rainbow families for Rainbow families and their allies
18 Feb 2023
Sydney Streets on Harris Street

Sydney Streets on Harris Street

Celebrate Pyrmont with a day of outdoor fun on Harris Street
25 Mar 2023
Sydney Streets on Crown Street

Sydney Streets on Crown Street

We’re stopping traffic for a day of fun on Crown Street
1 Apr 2023
Run2Cure

Run2Cure

A family fun run event supporting childrens cancer research
2 Apr 2023