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

Botanic Garden scavenger hunt

Botanic Garden scavenger hunt

Uncover the best of Sydney's favourite garden on this cryptic, self-guided adventure
Today 10am to 4pm
Free walking tour Sydney and the Rocks

Free walking tour Sydney and the Rocks

Historical free walking tour exploring Sydney and the Rocks area
Today 10.30am to 1pm
Secret cocktail bar scavenger hunt

Secret cocktail bar scavenger hunt

A cryptic, self-guided evening adventure in the heart of Sydney's CBD
Today 4.30pm to 8pm
The Rocks scavenger hunt

The Rocks scavenger hunt

A modern-day scavenger hunt using Facebook Messenger to help you discover local hotspots and hidden gems
Today 10am to 3pm
Aboriginal Bush tucker tour

Aboriginal Bush tucker tour

Experience the world’s oldest living culture through an in depth tour
Today 11am to 12pm
Aboriginal Dreaming cruises

Aboriginal Dreaming cruises

A new and unique Aboriginal Twilight and Night Dreaming Cruise onboard our flagship vessel Ocean Dreaming 2.
Today 6pm to 9.45pm
Aboriginal harbour heritage tour

Aboriginal harbour heritage tour

Admire the beauty and history of Sydney Harbour through the lens of the Gadigal people
Today 1pm to 2pm
Adventure Clues: unlock The Rocks

Adventure Clues: unlock The Rocks

Explore Australia's most historic area the fun way in a series of fun cryptic clues
Today 9am to 8pm
Airship Orchestra

Airship Orchestra

Mystical, inflatable beings pulsate with song and light
Today 10am to 9.45pm
Artfresco

Artfresco

New augmented reality art activations are live at International Towers
Today all day
Beginner's Kintsugi workshop

Beginner's Kintsugi workshop

Learn the beginner's Kintsugi method in just 2 hours
Today 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Bush Foods High Tea

Bush Foods High Tea

A sumptuous Bush Foods affair with native ingredients
Today 10am to 11.30am
Chinatown "Bites & Culture" treasure hunt experience

Chinatown "Bites & Culture" treasure hunt experience

Think 'The Amazing Race' + outdoor escape room + a walking tour with an adrenaline rush! Experience Chinatown uniquely
Today 11am to 8pm
Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Discover the stories of the Hyde Park Barracks through a self-guided Mandarin-language tour.
Today 10am to 5pm
Climb then cheers at BridgeClimb

Climb then cheers at BridgeClimb

Unlock Summer savings and enjoy a complimentary post-Climb celebratory drink
Today 1pm to 10pm
Cocktail and dumpling making class

Cocktail and dumpling making class

Learn how to make 2 cocktails and 2 types of homemade dumplings
Today 9pm to 12am
Digital scavenger hunt around the world

Digital scavenger hunt around the world

Explore wonders of the world on this cryptic journey without leaving home
Today all day
DIY Silversmithing for Beginners 1 (Four Week Course)

DIY Silversmithing for Beginners 1 (Four Week Course)

Make your own silver jewellery with a fun introduction for absolute beginners
Today 10pm to 10.45pm
Erth's Prehistoric Picnic

Erth's Prehistoric Picnic

Eat or be eaten? Pack a picnic and come dine with the dinosaurs of Erth’s prehistoric menagerie
Today 9am to 12pm
Fantasea Cruising - Sydney Harbour Hopper

Fantasea Cruising - Sydney Harbour Hopper

Choose your own adventure and explore Sydney Harbour's iconic destinations & discover its hidden gems.
Today 9am to 5pm
Ghostly Garden tours

Ghostly Garden tours

Experience a twilight adventure through the Royal Botanic Garden in this spine-tingling storytelling event
Today 8pm to 10pm
Giant Badges by Adam Norton

Giant Badges by Adam Norton

Provocative and prophetic temporary art installation in Barrack Street
Today 12am to 11pm
Hyde Park Barracks experience

Hyde Park Barracks experience

More than 200 years old, the Hyde Park Barracks provides an extraordinary new way to experience history
Today 10am to 5pm
Inside the Tide Exhibition

Inside the Tide Exhibition

Explore a marine dream of coral, kelp and coast with Inside the Tide!
Today 10am to 4pm
Murder mystery at sea

Murder mystery at sea

Be part of an immersive murder-mystery experience on board the navy destroyer HMAS Vampire
Today 8pm to 9.15pm
Sarah Goffman: Applied Arts

Sarah Goffman: Applied Arts

Applied Arts is an immersive installation of ornately crafted museum replicas, created from waste materials
Today 10am to 5pm
Secret streets of Sydney scavenger hunt

Secret streets of Sydney scavenger hunt

A cryptic modern-day scavenger hunt through the laneways of Sydney CBD
Today 10am to 3pm
The Rocks Walking Tours

The Rocks Walking Tours

The Original Rocks history walking tours
Today 9.30am to 4am
Turkish mosaic lamp class

Turkish mosaic lamp class

Learn how to make a Turkish mosaic design
Today 8pm to 10.30pm
Adventure Clues: Secret Sydney

Adventure Clues: Secret Sydney

Explore Sydney’s hidden laneways in a series of fun cryptic clues with Adventure Cues
Today 8.30pm to 6.30pm
We Are All Astonishingly Wise by Katy B Plummer

We Are All Astonishingly Wise by Katy B Plummer

An interactive fortune-telling video installation on Abercrombie Lane
Today 12am to 11pm
Lunar Sea

Lunar Sea

Lunar New Year at the Australian National Maritime Museum
Tomorrow
A Rational Fear – Live

A Rational Fear – Live

Australia’s best comedy news podcast is coming to The Sydney Opera House
Tomorrow
Celebrate Lunar New Year with SBS

Celebrate Lunar New Year with SBS

All Australians are invited to mark Lunar New Year with a distinctive content line-up across the SBS network
Tomorrow
Cocktail making class with a feast

Cocktail making class with a feast

Learn how to make cocktails and enjoy a delicious banquet afterwards
Tomorrow
Dumpling making class

Dumpling making class

Learn how to fold dumplings three ways in Sydney
Tomorrow
Lunar Gateways

Lunar Gateways

A tribute to Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture
Tomorrow
Lunar New Year celebration at CHI by Lotus

Lunar New Year celebration at CHI by Lotus

Come to CHI by Lotus and celebrate with us the Lunar New Year 2022 with a decadent food and drink offering
Tomorrow
Lunar New Year celebration at Lotus Barangaroo

Lunar New Year celebration at Lotus Barangaroo

Come to Lotus Barangaroo and celebrate with us the Lunar New Year 2022 with a decadent food and drink offering
Tomorrow
Lunar New Year Celebration at Lotus Double Bay

Lunar New Year Celebration at Lotus Double Bay

Come to Lotus Double Bay and celebrate with us the Lunar New Year 2021 with a decadent food and drink offering
Tomorrow
Preserved flower arranging class

Preserved flower arranging class

Learn how to create beautiful preserved flower arrangements in this relaxing class
Tomorrow
Sail on Duyfken

Sail on Duyfken

Join the captain and crew of tall ship Duyfken for a spectacular sail on Sydney Harbour
Tomorrow
Sydney Sightseeing Bus Tour

Sydney Sightseeing Bus Tour

3-hour sightseeing guided bus tour from only $18
Tomorrow
Aussie Chinatown – stories, snacks & secrets food tour

Aussie Chinatown – stories, snacks & secrets food tour

Sample a range of regional Chinese snacks while hearing stories of Chinese-Australians and the secrets of Chinatown
30 Jan 2022
Metal stamping for beginners 1

Metal stamping for beginners 1

Learn how to create beautiful jewellery at home with metal stamps
30 Jan 2022
Newtown food and street art small group tour

Newtown food and street art small group tour

Eat your way through Newtown while discovering the neighbourhood's best street art!
30 Jan 2022
Taste of Chinatown: Lunar New Year food & culture tour

Taste of Chinatown: Lunar New Year food & culture tour

Enjoy discovering Lunar New Year, food, culture, history, and stories with an experienced tour guide
30 Jan 2022
Beginner's wheel throwing pottery course

Beginner's wheel throwing pottery course

Learn wheel throwing, trimming and glazing pottery over three classes
1 Feb 2022
Beginner's Kintsugi at Home

Beginner's Kintsugi at Home

Learn how to repair ceramics using Japanese Kintsugi methods at home
2 Feb 2022
Clay sculpture course

Clay sculpture course

Learn how to make your own sculptures in Sydney using clay
3 Feb 2022
DIY candle and soap making for beginners

DIY candle and soap making for beginners

Learn how to make your own candles and soap in the comfort of your home
3 Feb 2022
LNY dinner with lion dance performance at CHI by Lotus

LNY dinner with lion dance performance at CHI by Lotus

Come to CHI by Lotus and celebrate with us the Lunar New Year 2022 with a Lion Dance performance and a banquet offering
4 Feb 2022
LNY dinner feat. lion dance performance at Lotus Double Bay

LNY dinner feat. lion dance performance at Lotus Double Bay

Come to Lotus Double Bay and celebrate with us the Lunar New Year 2022 with Lion Dance performance and banquet offering
5 Feb 2022
LNY dinner with lion dance performance at Lotus The Galeries

LNY dinner with lion dance performance at Lotus The Galeries

Come to Lotus The Galeries and celebrate with us Lunar New Year 2022 with Lion Dance performance and banquet offering
5 Feb 2022
Smartphone Photography Class

Smartphone Photography Class

Learn how to take quality photos with your smartphone
5 Feb 2022
Hong Kong marquee at Dragon Boat Races

Hong Kong marquee at Dragon Boat Races

Come to learn more about Hong Kong - Asia's World City at Hong Kong Marquee of Dragon Boat Races
5 Feb 2022
DIY Homemade Gnocchi

DIY Homemade Gnocchi

Learn how to make our famous gnocchi at home
6 Feb 2022
Glass blowing class

Glass blowing class

Learn how to sculpt glass with flame in this glass blowing class for beginners or intermediates
6 Feb 2022
Learn Zentangle art

Learn Zentangle art

Learn the basics of beautiful mindful Zentangle
6 Feb 2022
Understanding and applying colour

Understanding and applying colour

Learn about colour theory and apply it to your art practice
7 Feb 2022
Speed dating for ages 24-35

Speed dating for ages 24-35

Meet other singles in a relaxed, friendly environment
8 Feb 2022
Life Drawing (Evening)

Life Drawing (Evening)

Work directly from the nude figure to develop your observational drawing skills in form, volume and perceptual awareness
8 Feb 2022
Painting a room with a view: Online short course

Painting a room with a view: Online short course

Fran O’Neill invites you to look for the possibilities of landscape from within your own reality
9 Feb 2022
Astronomy at The Calyx

Astronomy at The Calyx

Join us for a night of astronomy, star gazing and storytelling
10 Feb 2022
Drawing Course for Beginners

Drawing Course for Beginners

Learn how to draw in this Sydney beginner's course
10 Feb 2022
Etching Masterclass

Etching Masterclass

This class is designed for experienced and existing students interested in completing self-directed projects
10 Feb 2022
Mindful Art Kintsugi at Home

Mindful Art Kintsugi at Home

Learn the Japanese art of ceramic mending at home
10 Feb 2022
Sip and paint a Tuscan hideaway

Sip and paint a Tuscan hideaway

Learn basic techniques using brushes and palette knives
10 Feb 2022
The Lost Cross walking tour

The Lost Cross walking tour

Shake out the hidden corners and histories of Kings Cross and Potts Point
10 Feb 2022
Resin art workshop

Resin art workshop

Create your own little piece of serenity to hang on your wall in this hands on workshop.
12 Feb 2022
Sri Lankan and Indian cooking class

Sri Lankan and Indian cooking class

Join this interactive cooking class hosted by INDU and The Modern Desi
12 Feb 2022
Make your own fragrance: perfume workshop

Make your own fragrance: perfume workshop

Looking for unique things to do in Sydney? Learn to make perfume
13 Feb 2022
Valentine's Day Aquarium dining

Valentine's Day Aquarium dining

Impress your Valentine this year with a truly unique experience; enjoy a romantic night of underwater enchantment
13 Feb 2022
Valentine's Day Cruise

Valentine's Day Cruise

Valentine’s Day Cruise on Sydney Harbour
14 Feb 2022
Tropical Terrarium Making at Home

Tropical Terrarium Making at Home

Learn how to make a DIY terrarium to liven up your home
16 Feb 2022
Shop Late Sydney Lodges + Locay Hotel Tour

Shop Late Sydney Lodges + Locay Hotel Tour

A free guided tour of Sydney Lodges and Locay's boutique portfolio of Popo hotels
17 Feb 2022
Make Chinese dumplings at home

Make Chinese dumplings at home

Our expert chef shares all of the tips and tricks needed to master these deliciously edible treasure chests
19 Feb 2022
Learn Zentangle art: China Blue

Learn Zentangle art: China Blue

Create artworks inspired by beautiful blue and white china at home
20 Feb 2022
Kaftana Pool Party

Kaftana Pool Party

Kick it poolside for an afternoon of shimmering retro summer fabulousness at Kaftana Pool Party 2022
23 Feb 2022
Singles party

Singles party

A night of fun and flirtation at the Royal Hotel in Paddington
25 Feb 2022
Queer Art After Hours

Queer Art After Hours

Presented by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
2 Mar 2022
Ceramics class for beginners

Ceramics class for beginners

Take control of the pottery wheel and learn how to make ceramics in Sydney
5 Mar 2022
Pasta and cannoli making class

Pasta and cannoli making class

Learn how to make the finest pasta and cannoli with expert Italian chefs
13 Mar 2022
The Art of Making Gnocchi at Home

The Art of Making Gnocchi at Home

Say goodbye to store bought gnocchi as you learn how to make your own!
13 Mar 2022
Lorde 'Solar Power' Tour 2022

Lorde 'Solar Power' Tour 2022

For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will returning.
15 Mar 2022
Exhibition Tours | Elizabeth Pulie: #117 (Survey)

Exhibition Tours | Elizabeth Pulie: #117 (Survey)

Join curator James Gatt for an intimate walkthrough of the exhibition 'Elizabeth Pulie: #117 (Survey)'.
20 Mar 2022
Sydney Coastrek 2022

Sydney Coastrek 2022

This March join Australia’s premier hiking challenge and walk 60km, 45km, or 30km along Sydney's spectacular coastline.
25 Mar 2022
Chair upholstery workshop

Chair upholstery workshop

Upholster your own chair in this practical hands on course
2 Apr 2022
Intuitive Handbuilding in Clay

Intuitive Handbuilding in Clay

Discover new approaches to handbuilding in clay with a focus on making colourful ceramic sculptures
30 Apr 2022
Kokedama making at home

Kokedama making at home

Learn how to make two DIY Kokedamas at home
30 Apr 2022
Five hundred arhats of Changnyeongsa Temple: Buddha Day

Five hundred arhats of Changnyeongsa Temple: Buddha Day

Powerhouse, along with Jongbopsa Korean Buddhist Temple, Belmore will host a day of celebration and reflection
7 May 2022
Mother’s Day lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour

Mother’s Day lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour

Spoil your mum with a Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbour
8 May 2022
The Vivid Climb

The Vivid Climb

Experience the brilliance of Vivid from the top of Sydney
27 May 2022
Gut healing Japanese cooking class (Intensive)

Gut healing Japanese cooking class (Intensive)

Master the secrets to a healthy gut and using Japanese superfoods as medicine
5 Jun 2022
Zubin Mehta conducts the Australian World Orchestra

Zubin Mehta conducts the Australian World Orchestra

Zubin Mehta will conduct the Australian World Orchestra in a performance of Richard Strauss' tone poems
2 Sep 2022
Professor Brian Cox: Horizons - a 21st century space odyssey

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons - a 21st century space odyssey

Horizons takes audiences on a dazzling cinematic journey; a story of how we came to be and what we can become
13 Oct 2022