Best events in Sydney

Check out the top events in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
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376 local reviews
140 George St, The Rocks
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 9245 2400
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Prime
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is Australia's leading museum dedicated to exhibiting,…
David
The national contemporary art museum located on the edge of the Rocks. The white, cubist block, houses cutting…
Jeanavive
The MCA always has really interesting exhibitions and its a great way to check out the bustling, touristy…
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
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376 local reviews
140 George St, The Rocks
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 9245 2400
Prime
Prime
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is Australia's leading museum dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting…
David
David
The national contemporary art museum located on the edge of the Rocks. The white, cubist block, houses cutting edge exhibitions and has a…
Jeanavive
Jeanavive
The MCA always has really interesting exhibitions and its a great way to check out the bustling, touristy Circular Quay with an escape…
2. King Street Wharf
2. King Street Wharf
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30 local reviews
The Promenade, Sydney
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
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Jared SSP
King Street Wharf is a sophisticated waterfront restaurant and tourist precinct which includes exciting…
Fabio
King Street Wharf is a sophisticated waterfront restaurant and tourist precinct which includes exciting…
2. King Street Wharf
2. King Street Wharf
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30 local reviews
The Promenade, Sydney
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
Jared SSP
Jared SSP
King Street Wharf is a sophisticated waterfront restaurant and tourist precinct which includes exciting international food and beverage…
Fabio
Fabio
King Street Wharf is a sophisticated waterfront restaurant and tourist precinct which includes exciting international food and beverage…
3. Bondi Skate Park
3. Bondi Skate Park
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25 local reviews
102 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach
+61 2 9083 8000
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Go for a skate or simply watch the locals. The Bowl-A-Rama is an annual skateboarding event held here each…
3. Bondi Skate Park
3. Bondi Skate Park
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25 local reviews
102 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach
+61 2 9083 8000
Bondi Beach Holiday Homes
Bondi Beach Holiday Homes
Go for a skate or simply watch the locals. The Bowl-A-Rama is an annual skateboarding event held here each summer
4. Powerhouse Museum
4. Powerhouse Museum
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75 local reviews
500 Harris St, Ultimo
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 9217 0111
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Nehemiah
Located in the old Ultimo Power Station building adjacent to Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum is the…
Prime
Located in the old Ultimo Power Station building adjacent to Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum is the…
Hasan
This one is for ART lovers (in case it wasn't clear enough .. it's a museum .. duh). Awesome place for family…
4. Powerhouse Museum
4. Powerhouse Museum
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75 local reviews
500 Harris St, Ultimo
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 9217 0111
Nehemiah
Nehemiah
Located in the old Ultimo Power Station building adjacent to Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum is the flagship venue of Museum of…
Prime
Prime
Located in the old Ultimo Power Station building adjacent to Darling Harbour, the Powerhouse Museum is the flagship venue of Museum of…
Hasan
Hasan
This one is for ART lovers (in case it wasn't clear enough .. it's a museum .. duh). Awesome place for family and curious peeps out there…
5. Sydney Olympic Park
5. Sydney Olympic Park
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83 local reviews
Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Olympic Park
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Anthony
Weather your here to attend a sporting event, music concert or simply just a day out in the beautiful parks…
Nico
If you are visiting Sydney to see an event at Sydney Olympic Park, it is only a short drive away. Very…
Michael
Catch a show or sporting event within walking distance. There are also some really nice walking tracks to…
5. Sydney Olympic Park
5. Sydney Olympic Park
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83 local reviews
Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Anthony
Anthony
Weather your here to attend a sporting event, music concert or simply just a day out in the beautiful parks. Sydney Olympic Park has it all…
Nico
Nico
If you are visiting Sydney to see an event at Sydney Olympic Park, it is only a short drive away. Very convenient if you are here for a…
Michael
Michael
Catch a show or sporting event within walking distance. There are also some really nice walking tracks to explore as well as a BBQ area
6. Art Gallery of New South Wales
6. Art Gallery of New South Wales
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384 local reviews
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 9225 1700
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Helia
Explore five levels of art at one of Australia's most popular art museums, located within beautiful parklands…
Hai
Established in 1871, the Gallery is proud to present fine international and Australian art in one of the most…
Eleanor
Our biggest gallery, featuring fantastic changing exhibitions and a fantastic permanent collection of…
6. Art Gallery of New South Wales
6. Art Gallery of New South Wales
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384 local reviews
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 9225 1700
Helia
Helia
Explore five levels of art at one of Australia's most popular art museums, located within beautiful parklands overlooking Sydney Harbour,…
Hai
Hai
Established in 1871, the Gallery is proud to present fine international and Australian art in one of the most beautiful art museums in the…
Eleanor
Eleanor
Our biggest gallery, featuring fantastic changing exhibitions and a fantastic permanent collection of Australian, Indigenous and Asian Art,…
7. Sydney Opera House
7. Sydney Opera House
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855 local reviews
Sydney Opera House, Sydney
+61 2 9250 7111
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Camilla
Don't let the name fool you- this place is more than opera. The opera house always has talks on, themed events…
Gillian
Stunning world famous architecture, great food and drinks downstairs at the Opera Bar, tour the facility or…
Tanya
Sydney's iconic opera house has many theatres and events on during the year. Some performances start as low…
7. Sydney Opera House
7. Sydney Opera House
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855 local reviews
Sydney Opera House, Sydney
+61 2 9250 7111
Camilla
Camilla
Don't let the name fool you- this place is more than opera. The opera house always has talks on, themed events (festival of dangerous ideas,…
Gillian
Gillian
Stunning world famous architecture, great food and drinks downstairs at the Opera Bar, tour the facility or attend an event - a must see…
Tanya
Tanya
Sydney's iconic opera house has many theatres and events on during the year. Some performances start as low as $30 a ticket. Great food…
8. Westfield Bondi Junction
8. Westfield Bondi Junction
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535 local reviews
500 Oxford St, Bondi Junction
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:30 AM
+61 2 9947 8000
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Darren & Ralph
Westfield Bondi Junction is a large retail shopping centre located in the suburb of Bondi Junction in Sydney's…
Helen
Only a short 15 minute bus ride away, this shopping centre has all the shops on your wish list. Also has an…
Jenna
This is the crème de la crème of Westfields. You'll find many designer stores, a very upmarket food court, as…
8. Westfield Bondi Junction
8. Westfield Bondi Junction
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535 local reviews
500 Oxford St, Bondi Junction
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:30 AM
+61 2 9947 8000
Darren & Ralph
Darren & Ralph
Westfield Bondi Junction is a large retail shopping centre located in the suburb of Bondi Junction in Sydney's eastern suburbs. There are…
Helen
Helen
Only a short 15 minute bus ride away, this shopping centre has all the shops on your wish list. Also has an Event cinema, restaurants,…
Jenna
Jenna
This is the crème de la crème of Westfields. You'll find many designer stores, a very upmarket food court, as well as many of the cheaper…
9. Darling Harbour
9. Darling Harbour
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353 local reviews
Darling Harbour, Sydney
+61 2 9240 8500
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Marcello
Food, shopping and views of the gorgeous Sydney Harbour. Even large scale events such as the Sydney…
Marie
Great mix of bars restaurants, street performers, events, fireworks every Saturday night... Cockle Bay are…
Katherine And Geoff
A whole host of wonderful bars and restaurants, IMAX 3D cinema, street performers, special events, awesome…
9. Darling Harbour
9. Darling Harbour
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353 local reviews
Darling Harbour, Sydney
+61 2 9240 8500
Marcello
Marcello
Food, shopping and views of the gorgeous Sydney Harbour. Even large scale events such as the Sydney International Boat show, to community…
Marie
Marie
Great mix of bars restaurants, street performers, events, fireworks every Saturday night... Cockle Bay are just over the water - Don't miss…
Katherine And Geoff
Katherine And Geoff
A whole host of wonderful bars and restaurants, IMAX 3D cinema, street performers, special events, awesome kids park AND fireworks every…
10. Carriageworks
10. Carriageworks
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36 local reviews
245 Wilson St, Eveleigh
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 8571 9099
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Natacha
A must-see. The original Locomotive workshops site now hosts an organic market every Saturday morning, and…
Mike
The transformed Rail Yards house major events during the January Sydney Festival, Comedy Festival, Sydney…
Mitchell
Carriageworks show a range of various art exhibitions and hold concerts and events. Visit on a Saturday…
10. Carriageworks
10. Carriageworks
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36 local reviews
245 Wilson St, Eveleigh
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 2 8571 9099
Natacha
Natacha
A must-see. The original Locomotive workshops site now hosts an organic market every Saturday morning, and regular crafts markets each…
Mike
Mike
The transformed Rail Yards house major events during the January Sydney Festival, Comedy Festival, Sydney Fashion Week and throughout the…
Mitchell
Mitchell
Carriageworks show a range of various art exhibitions and hold concerts and events. Visit on a Saturday morning for the Eveleigh food…
11. Event Cinemas Bondi Junction
11. Event Cinemas Bondi Junction
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40 local reviews
500 Oxford St, Bondi Junction
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
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Kathrine
Event Cinemas offers many of the latest movies and would be great on a Saturday or Sunday night for a night…
Greg
Wanting to catch a movie? Event Cinemas is located on the top floor in the Westfield Shopping mall.
Ray & Gene
Located inside the Westfield shopping mall Event Cinemas shows all the latest movie blockbusters.
11. Event Cinemas Bondi Junction
11. Event Cinemas Bondi Junction
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40 local reviews
500 Oxford St, Bondi Junction
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
Kathrine
Kathrine
Event Cinemas offers many of the latest movies and would be great on a Saturday or Sunday night for a night out, also great for those rainy…
Greg
Greg
Wanting to catch a movie? Event Cinemas is located on the top floor in the Westfield Shopping mall.
Ray & Gene
Ray & Gene
Located inside the Westfield shopping mall Event Cinemas shows all the latest movie blockbusters.
12. Taronga Zoo Sydney
12. Taronga Zoo Sydney
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315 local reviews
Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:30 AM
+61 2 9969 2777
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Georgia
A zoo with one of the most amazing urban backdrops I've ever seen. Also has some pretty fantastic shows and…
Melanie
Taronga is a super zoo with the most amazing views and setting., With over 4,000 animals to see, over 20…
Nanaako
Experience the most beautiful award-winning zoo in the world with so many exciting new events and attractions!…
12. Taronga Zoo Sydney
12. Taronga Zoo Sydney
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315 local reviews
Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:30 AM
+61 2 9969 2777
Georgia
Georgia
A zoo with one of the most amazing urban backdrops I've ever seen. Also has some pretty fantastic shows and events held there, I've been to…
Melanie
Melanie
Taronga is a super zoo with the most amazing views and setting., With over 4,000 animals to see, over 20 keeper talks and shows a day,…
Nanaako
Nanaako
Experience the most beautiful award-winning zoo in the world with so many exciting new events and attractions! A visit to Taronga Zoo is a…