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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.

Free bike tune up: Chippendale

Free bike tune up: Chippendale

We talk to people walking and riding about respecting each other’s journey, and sharing spaces courteously
Today 4.30pm to 6pm
Mini Movers Sydney

Mini Movers Sydney

Movement and music for kids ages 0-5
Today 12am to 11.30am
Sydney FC Skills Training Program

Sydney FC Skills Training Program

Give your little footballer a head start to the new season.
Today 4pm to 5pm
Rainbow families storytime (0-5 years)- Green Square Library

Rainbow families storytime (0-5 years)- Green Square Library

Join us as we celebrate Mardi Gras with a special storytime and singalong embracing LGBTIQA+ families and identities.
Today 10.30am to 11.30am
Rhymetime @ Glebe Library, 0 to 2 years

Rhymetime @ Glebe Library, 0 to 2 years

A fun storytelling program combining rhymes, singing and stories.
Today 10.30am to 10.50am
12 Lunar Lanterns by Erika Zhu

12 Lunar Lanterns by Erika Zhu

Catch a glimpse of our 12 beautiful lanterns as they lead you down George Street and into Haymarket
Today all day
Book exchange

Book exchange

Donate your preloved books or grab a book or 2 to take home for free.
Today 9am to 5pm
Kate Gorman: Moments of Reflection

Kate Gorman: Moments of Reflection

Art2Muse Gallery presents 'Moments of Reflection' by Kate Gorman
Today 9am to 5pm
Baby live music playground

Baby live music playground

Introduce your little ones (0-4 years old) to the exciting world of classical music
Today 4.30pm to 5.30pm
Ballet classes: Ages 5-7 years (The Rocks)

Ballet classes: Ages 5-7 years (The Rocks)

Your child will learn the fundamentals of ballet technique in a fun, relaxed atmosphere where learning best takes place
Today 3.30pm to 4.15pm
Banner Galleries: Chrissy Lau - The Dragon8r

Banner Galleries: Chrissy Lau - The Dragon8r

The Dragon8r (Dragon'eight'or) are 6 dragons with bodies in the shape of the lucky Chinese number 8
Today all day
Banner Galleries: Dongwang Fan - Empyrean Dragons

Banner Galleries: Dongwang Fan - Empyrean Dragons

Empyrean Dragons depicts a creature of myth and legend, a symbol of good fortune, strength, and health
Today all day
Family Fun at BridgeClimb

Family Fun at BridgeClimb

Get the Family ready to Climb this Summer!
Today 9am to 10pm
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
Today 11.45am to 1.15pm
Lunar Gateways

Lunar Gateways

A tribute to Chinese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese architecture
Today all day
Lunar New Year celebrations at great heights

Lunar New Year celebrations at great heights

Connect with loved ones as you ring in the Year of the Dragon atop the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge
Today 9am to 6pm
Rhymetime at Green Square Library, 0 to 2 years

Rhymetime at Green Square Library, 0 to 2 years

A fun storytelling program combining rhymes, singing and stories.
Today 10.30am to 11.30am
Seedlings nature school

Seedlings nature school

Explore nature experiences with you and your little one
Today 10am to 12pm
Selected Quality, Handle with Care II by Remy Faint

Selected Quality, Handle with Care II by Remy Faint

Silk and resin sculptures, ceramics, terracotta finial, textile assemblages, wooden fruit boxes
Today 7am to 3pm
Self guided Sydney walking tours

Self guided Sydney walking tours

Explore Sydney's secret sights, an interactive tour, treasure hunt-style
Today 9am to 9am
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.
Today 11.30am to 12pm
Think Eat And Move: A healthy lifestyle program for teens

Think Eat And Move: A healthy lifestyle program for teens

A free 8-week online course for teens including free calls with a dietician/nutritionist.
Today 4pm to 4pm
Love Your Nature

Love Your Nature

Explore a kaleidoscope of colour, plants and passion with Love Your Nature
Today 12am to 8am
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
Tomorrow
Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 yrs

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 yrs

During this class you and your little dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and fun activities
Tomorrow
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Your child will learn the fundamentals of ballet including basic dance vocabulary
Tomorrow
Lunar New Year Drone Shows & Jet Pack Performers

Lunar New Year Drone Shows & Jet Pack Performers

Each weekend during Lunar New Year, watch the Darling Harbour skyline come to life with spectacular performances!
Tomorrow
Lunar Sea

Lunar Sea

Celebrate the year of the Dragon at the Maritime Museum
24 Feb 2024
Kids at the Con: Term 1

Kids at the Con: Term 1

Our fun, engaging, and interactive group introduction to music classes for children are open for Term 1 2024
24 Feb 2024
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
24 Feb 2024
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
24 Feb 2024
CYL Lion and Dragon Dance Workshops

CYL Lion and Dragon Dance Workshops

You're invited to understand, learn, experience and perform with us
24 Feb 2024
Green Square Lantern Festival Celebration

Green Square Lantern Festival Celebration

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon by painting lanterns and taking part in traditional games from diverse cultures across Asia.
24 Feb 2024
Kids Dance Classes

Kids Dance Classes

We are excited to welcome Daly Dance Academy at North Sydney Community Centre!
24 Feb 2024
Messy play & paint workshops for toddlers

Messy play & paint workshops for toddlers

Dive into a colorful, messy workshop for imaginative play and creative fun
24 Feb 2024
Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Online via Zoom

Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Online via Zoom

The New York teen acting class is a unique opportunity for teenagers to learn the craft of acting for stage and screen.
24 Feb 2024
The Great Dragon Race

The Great Dragon Race

Join the official Sydney Lunar Festival scavenger hunt
24 Feb 2024
Costume Pardi

Costume Pardi

Celebrate Mardi Gras with glamorous upcycled garments
25 Feb 2024
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
25 Feb 2024
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
26 Feb 2024
Ballet class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Ballet class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
27 Feb 2024
Rainbow families storytime (0-5 years) Kings Cross Library

Rainbow families storytime (0-5 years) Kings Cross Library

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a special storytime and singalong embracing LGBTIQA+ families and identities
27 Feb 2024
Ballet class: Dance with Me 1.5 - 3 yrs

Ballet class: Dance with Me 1.5 - 3 yrs

During this class you and your dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and engaging activities
27 Feb 2024
Ballet/Jazz combo class: 6-9 years (The Rocks)

Ballet/Jazz combo class: 6-9 years (The Rocks)

A great way for your dancer to develop their movement skills and have fun dancing
27 Feb 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
27 Feb 2024
Free bike tune ups: Pyrmont

Free bike tune ups: Pyrmont

We’re talking to pedestrians and riders about respecting each other’s journey
27 Feb 2024
Rhythm n Bubs

Rhythm n Bubs

Bring your little ones to Darling Harbour for Rhythm n Bubs, where music meets playtime joy
28 Feb 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
28 Feb 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
2 Mar 2024
Build a Musical!

Build a Musical!

An introductory workshop for kids aged 8-12, about how to create their own new musicals.
2 Mar 2024
Mardi Gras Parade: Ruby Road

Mardi Gras Parade: Ruby Road

Take in the wonders of the parade, or kick-back in Moore Park with a picnic and watch the relay screens at Ruby Road.
2 Mar 2024
Sip & Spray: Sydney’s only sip & paint graffiti experience

Sip & Spray: Sydney’s only sip & paint graffiti experience

A dash of mingling, a shot of spray paint, a sprinkle of fun, shaken with hip hop vibes
2 Mar 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
2 Mar 2024
The People's House: Sunday Sessions

The People's House: Sunday Sessions

This summer, join us at the Museum of Sydney for a fun, creative and captivating series of monthly activations
3 Mar 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
5 Mar 2024
Rainbow families storytime (0-5 years) - Surry Hills

Rainbow families storytime (0-5 years) - Surry Hills

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a special storytime and singalong embracing LGBTIQA+ families and identities
6 Mar 2024
Glebe community barbecue

Glebe community barbecue

Come and join us once a month for some food and fun
6 Mar 2024
School of Rock: The Musical

School of Rock: The Musical

Based on the hit Jack Black film and with music by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber
6 Mar 2024
Celebrate Sydney Town Hall: Organ recital

Celebrate Sydney Town Hall: Organ recital

Be enchanted by the magic of Sydney Town Hall's grand organ, at a free performance in the heart of the city.
9 Mar 2024
Sydney Town Hall: Family Storytime

Sydney Town Hall: Family Storytime

Join us for a fun session of stories and rhymes for children and their families.
9 Mar 2024
Sydney Town Hall: Sing-along

Sydney Town Hall: Sing-along

Join the ultimate sing-along experience on iconic Centennial Hall stage.
9 Mar 2024
Camping 101

Camping 101

A nature-filled night of camping and outdoor activities
15 Mar 2024
Harmony Week storytime (3-5 years) - Green Square Library

Harmony Week storytime (3-5 years) - Green Square Library

Join us as we mark Harmony Week with a special storytime celebrating how cultures celebrate community and friendship
18 Mar 2024
Harmony Week storytime (3-5 years) - Darling Square Library

Harmony Week storytime (3-5 years) - Darling Square Library

Join us as we mark Harmony Week with a special storytime celebrating how cultures celebrate community and friendship
19 Mar 2024
Harmony Week storytime (3-5 years) - Surry Hills Library

Harmony Week storytime (3-5 years) - Surry Hills Library

Join us this Harmony Week with a special storytime celebrating how different cultures celebrate community and friendship
20 Mar 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
20 Mar 2024
Family Day – Make Dreams Come True

Family Day – Make Dreams Come True

A disability-led family day with participatory artworks and performances.
23 Mar 2024
Sydney Streets on Harris Street

Sydney Streets on Harris Street

Celebrate Pyrmont with a day of outdoor fun on Harris Street
23 Mar 2024
Readers – Books and Conversations with Marina Kamenev

Readers – Books and Conversations with Marina Kamenev

This is a monthly series of conversations with authors about their work and the ideas that inspire them.
28 Mar 2024
Mad Hatter Easter High Tea Buffet

Mad Hatter Easter High Tea Buffet

Enter Wonderland this Easter at Sir Stamford, Circular Quay!
30 Mar 2024
Sydney Streets on Crown Street

Sydney Streets on Crown Street

We’re stopping traffic for a day of fun on Crown Street
6 Apr 2024
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Join Alice on her amazing journey through Wonderland.
13 Apr 2024
Sunset spotlight tour

Sunset spotlight tour

Experience the Garden and its fascinating night-life on this adventure by torch-light
17 Apr 2024
Ghostly Garden for kids

Ghostly Garden for kids

Experience a twilight adventure through the Royal Botanic Garden in this spine-tingling storytelling event
19 Apr 2024
Piccolo Ponies

Piccolo Ponies

Live show for kids with a REAL unicorn!
20 Apr 2024
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.
23 Apr 2024
The Inspired JS Bach: Return from Lübeck

The Inspired JS Bach: Return from Lübeck

The Early Music Collective Sydney proudly presents a night of extraordinary musical enchantment.
2 May 2024
Family Day: Soft Places

Family Day: Soft Places

A disability-led family day with participatory artworks and performances.
4 May 2024
Monster Truck Mania Live Sydney

Monster Truck Mania Live Sydney

Experience the thrill and spectacle of Australia's best Monster Truck show this close to the action!
4 May 2024
INCREDIBILIA - Magical Theatre!

INCREDIBILIA - Magical Theatre!

Inspired by author Libby Hathorn, this theatre experience brings to life extraordinary objects using music and puppetry!
12 May 2024
Mother's Day High Tea at Circular Quay

Mother's Day High Tea at Circular Quay

Mother's Day High Tea at Sir Stamford, Circular Quay – where we invite you to treat your mum like the queen.
12 May 2024
Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

Thomas Crane takes fans through the iconic hits of Queen
17 May 2024
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

A perfect introduction to the play for young audiences
22 May 2024
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
24 May 2024