A resource page for up to the minute guidance on what to do in Sydney right now. I regularly update the links to information, tips, suggestions and recommendations to help you get the most out of your stay.
Sydney has a non-stop program of things that come and go. Miles too many for a website like this to keep up with. I try to cover those “always there” things which are part of the structure of what Sydney is and does. But there’s another layer – fun, interesting but more ephemeral things that pop up for longer or shorter periods and are then never seen again. They’re part of the pulse of Sydney, they’re what make it an exciting place to live in or visit.
So I’ve put together these links to help you discover what to do in Sydney in the time that you’re here. I hope you find it useful. I’ll add to it as I find new and useful sites.
The What’s On City of Sydney website should be your first port of call. It’s extensive and covers a raft of activities, including
- special interest
Many things here will be free. They still sometimes require registration as numbers can be limited in some venues.
The website is really good for events that fly under the radar of the commercial sites. A lunch-time organ performance in one of the cathedrals, a community-based festival, that sort of thing. As well as the extravaganzas.
More What to Do in Sydney
The two biggies here are:
They overlap a bit, but between them cover most of what’s new on the eating, drinking and going out scene.
Don’t forget to check out my guide to discount concert tickets if that’s your thing.
Explore a Specific Location
Sydney is a city of villages. Each has its own distinct personality – yes, really. If you’re staying in, or interested in, a particular area then Sitchu could have you covered – or at least give you a place to start.
This Bondi Beach website is chock-a-block with information about the area. It’s not glitzy but it covers just about everything you might want to know and more. Great on background, history and detail.
And once you’ve found what to do in Sydney you’ll want an Opal card to get there.