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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.

Summerific 23

Summerific 23

Darling Harbour is the hottest place to be this summer with a massive lineup of exciting events
Today all day
Westpac OpenAir

Westpac OpenAir

The perfect marriage of art and nature - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Today 6pm to 11pm
Book exchange

Book exchange

Donate your preloved books or grab a book or 2 to take home for free.
Today 9am to 5pm
Table tennis at Ultimo

Table tennis at Ultimo

Free table tennis at Ultimo Community Centre
Today 10am to 8pm
101.7 WSFM’s $5,000 Rabbit Run!

101.7 WSFM’s $5,000 Rabbit Run!

Simply track down a rabbit, scan the QR code and register your details for the chance to win.
Today all day
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.
Today 12am to 8am
Dive Below The Surface This Summer at SEA LIFE Sydney

Dive Below The Surface This Summer at SEA LIFE Sydney

NEW! This summer take a deep dive of discovery with our SEA LIFE Sydney's new Behind the Scenes Tour.
Today 10.30am to 5pm
Love Your Nature

Love Your Nature

Explore a kaleidoscope of colour, plants and passion with Love Your Nature
Today 10am to 4pm
PCYC School Holiday Activities

PCYC School Holiday Activities

Looking for things to do in the upcoming Summer school holidays? Look no further than PCYC NSW!
Today 8am to 4pm
Ring in the Lunar New Year in Darling Harbour

Ring in the Lunar New Year in Darling Harbour

Experience the magic and excitement with lion dancing, dragon boat racing, fireworks and even jet pack water shows 
Today all day
SBS Jigsaw Rabbit

SBS Jigsaw Rabbit

SBS Jigsaw Rabbit on Dixon Street
Today all day
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
Spanish for kids online classes

Spanish for kids online classes

Learn the beautiful Spanish language in a natural way with authentic content delivered by native speakers
Today 12am to 11.55pm
Summer of Crocs at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Summer of Crocs at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

This Summer come eye-to-eye with 3 NEW Freshwater Crocodiles.
Today 9.30am to 5pm
Sydney Lunar Festival Banner Galleries

Sydney Lunar Festival Banner Galleries

Enjoy artist designed banners exhibited in outdoor galleries
Today all day
Sydney scavenger hunts: Death on The Rocks

Sydney scavenger hunts: Death on The Rocks

An immersive urban game through the heart of Sydney, for teams of 2-5
Today 5pm to 7am
Take Your Lunar New Year Celebrations to New Heights

Take Your Lunar New Year Celebrations to New Heights

Rediscover Sydney and connect with loved ones as you ring in the Year of the Rabbit atop the iconic Harbour Bridge.
Today 9am to 6pm
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.
Today 4.30pm to 6pm
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
Today 5.30pm to 8.30pm
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
Today all day
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
Today 12am to 1am
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!
Today 9.30pm to 4pm
Get Messy. Splatter Paint.

Get Messy. Splatter Paint.

Sydney's Ultimate Splatter Paint Studio - Bondi Junction
Today 9.30am to 4pm
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
Tomorrow
Australian Taiko Academy: Japanese Drums for 11-16 year olds

Australian Taiko Academy: Japanese Drums for 11-16 year olds

Learn a variety of taiko playing styles and aspects of Japanese culture and taiko history
Tomorrow
Baby live music playground

Baby live music playground

Introduce your little ones (0-4 years old) to the exciting world of classical music
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 dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and engaging activities
Tomorrow
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
Tomorrow
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
Tomorrow
Weekly art classes for children

Weekly art classes for children

Drawing and painting workshops for children of all ages
Tomorrow
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years (Tramsheds)

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

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
2 Feb 2023
Story Time with Lailanie

Story Time with Lailanie

Stories for kids at Maybanke Community Centre, Pyrmont
2 Feb 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
Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 years

Ballet Class: Dance With Me 1.5-3 years

During this class you and your dancer will explore movement and music together in creative and engaging activities
3 Feb 2023
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
3 Feb 2023
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
3 Feb 2023
Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Ballet Class: Little Ballet 3-5 years

Little Ballet Class promotes confidence, encourages independence and group contribution
3 Feb 2023
Darling Harbour Fireworks

Darling Harbour Fireworks

Fire up the fun with a spectacular display along the harbour's edge
4 Feb 2023
Lunar Sea

Lunar Sea

Lunar New Year at the Australian National Maritime Museum
4 Feb 2023
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
4 Feb 2023
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

The Chamber Philharmonia Cologne return to Australian shores in summer 2023
4 Feb 2023
IGS Lunar New Year

IGS Lunar New Year

International Grammar School PTF invite you to join our special Luna New Year Celebration.
4 Feb 2023
Roving street performers

Roving street performers

Dazzling community performers take to our streets bringing colour, music and movement into the heart of Chinatown
4 Feb 2023
Sunset Sessions (live music) at Cockatoo Island

Sunset Sessions (live music) at Cockatoo Island

Kickstart summer with Sunset Sessions. Our popular live music series returns 21 January 2023!
4 Feb 2023
Year of the Rabbit Children’s Activity Day

Year of the Rabbit Children’s Activity Day

A free children's activity afternoon exploring rabbits in science, art and history
4 Feb 2023
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
5 Feb 2023
Hip hop class in Redfern (13 to 18 years)

Hip hop class in Redfern (13 to 18 years)

Get an introduction to this fun style of street dance in a free 5-week after-school program.
6 Feb 2023
ACO Music & Movement Classes

ACO Music & Movement Classes

Join us for weekly music classes designed for 2.5 – 5-year-olds
6 Feb 2023
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
7 Feb 2023
Retro Gaming and Dungeons & Dragons

Retro Gaming and Dungeons & Dragons

Four social free play days and discussion around healthier gaming habits after-school for young people.
8 Feb 2023
Rhymetime @ Glebe Library, 0 to 2 years

Rhymetime @ Glebe Library, 0 to 2 years

A fun storytelling program combining rhymes, singing and stories.
9 Feb 2023
Relaxed Performance: Ilya Gringolts plays Bruch

Relaxed Performance: Ilya Gringolts plays Bruch

Relaxed Performance by Russian violinist Ilya Gringolts performing one of the most beloved Romantic violin concertos.
9 Feb 2023
Storytime @ Glebe Library, 3 to 5 years

Storytime @ Glebe Library, 3 to 5 years

A fun storytelling program combining stories, rhymes, and singing.
9 Feb 2023
Ghostly Garden Tours

Ghostly Garden Tours

Experience a twilight adventure in this spine-tingling storytelling event
10 Feb 2023
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 2023
11 Feb 2023
Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo

Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo

Discover all you need to know from bump, to birth and beyond at the Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo
11 Feb 2023
Opera Queens

Opera Queens

An operatic concert inspired by fabled and legendary Queens presented by The Opera and Song Collective
12 Feb 2023
Maker Time: for families

Maker Time: for families

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this intergenerational 3-hour session
14 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
Sound Out the Street

Sound Out the Street

Celebrate the artists and locals that make our everyday streets extraordinary.
24 Feb 2023
PE with Joe: Family-friendly workout event

PE with Joe: Family-friendly workout event

UK-fitness sensation Joe Wicks is bringing family-fitness fun to Taronga Zoo
26 Feb 2023
Family zone: Drag Queen storytime and creative fun

Family zone: Drag Queen storytime and creative fun

We are back for another couple of hours of fab fun family time but this year is even bigger and better
4 Mar 2023
The Lies We Were Told

The Lies We Were Told

In a world of lies, how do we find our own truth?
16 Mar 2023
Volvo Ocean Lovers Festival 2023

Volvo Ocean Lovers Festival 2023

A festival of ideas, music + arts and actions for the ocean
18 Mar 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
Monkey Baa presents Emil and the Detectives

Monkey Baa presents Emil and the Detectives

Never underestimate the determination of a child… dark and light with intrigue and delight!
12 Apr 2023
Crystal & Flowers DreamCatcher Online Class

Crystal & Flowers DreamCatcher Online Class

Join us in learning how to make a dream catcher at your own pace
15 Apr 2023
Vivid Sydney Dinner Cruise

Vivid Sydney Dinner Cruise

See the major event that is recognised as the largest of its kind in the world
26 May 2023
Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL – A Breakthrough Ice Experience

Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL – A Breakthrough Ice Experience

Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL makes a triumphant return with the first ever acrobatic performance on ice
3 Aug 2023