Make sure you’ve ticked these off your #SydFest bucket list before the festival ends on 28 January.

Help to symbolically return four thousand fish to Sydney Harbour at Barangaroo

Four Thousand Fish

You know Barangaroo as an idyllic spot on the harbour, but do you know the story of Barangaroo, the fiercely independent Cammeraygal woman after whom the spot is named? Learn more about her story and take part in an interactive installation to symbolically return 4,000 fish hauled in by British colonists in 1790 to Sydney Harbour. Four Thousand Fish is on over 10 days of Sydney Festival.

Belt out Bohemian Rhapsody as you ride a pogoing unicorn at Karaoke Carousel

Karaoke Carousel

What do you get when you cross karaoke with a merry-go-round? Nothing but unstoppable fun. Jump on board a unicorn and sing your heart out to your favourite tunes. Don’t miss the themed sessions such as Flashback Fridays and Pub Classics. Catch the Karaoke Carousel daily in Meriton Festival Village.

Bring your mates and hit a dancefloor inside a converted shipping container for a night of partying condensed into 10 minutes.

10-minute dance parties

What to do when you want to boogie but have no time to waste? Cut to the chase with a 10 minute dance party inside a converted shipping container! You’ll find it in Meriton Festival Village.

Buckle up for an existential spin on the classic fairground ride

Ghost Train

The rickety ghost train of your childhood gets a high-tech makeover in this virtual reality experience. No jump-scares here, just an existential journey through your own mind. Climb on board Ghost Train in Meriton Festival Village…if you dare.

Dinosaur sculptures in beautiful landscapes made from discarded toys. Photo: Keizo Kioku

Jurassic Plastic

Discarded toys are reborn as vast landscapes and giant sculptures by Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji. It’s a playful and nostalgic take on consumerism that needs to be seen to be believed. Jurassic Plastic is on daily (except Mondays) at Lower Town Hall.