Life with kids in Sydney City
Join this wonderful program with themed activities running every week of school terms.
Come and play in the Garden!Dandy Lions is a delightful morning of gardening, craft, storytelling and play for young children and their carers. Each week we explore a new garden-related theme, with specially designed activities for children under the age of five.
The Beanies are back with ten new audio adventures for children ‘The Beanies Big Day Out’. Inspiring creativity and listening through a guilt and screen free break for parents, these 10-12 minute podcast episodes are available free on Kinderling Kids Radio.
ARTbaby is designed especially for babies under 12 months old. The program is divided into two sections: a 45-minute gallery tour led by an artist educator and a 30-minute tummy time play session.
Imagine having your very own 'Night at the Museum' moment, but with dinosaurs. Dinosnore at the Australian Museum is a sleepover like no other.
This exhibition allows kids to enjoy learning about art and the famous artists from the late 19th century and early 20th Century. The collection of 65 pieces including pieces from Picasso, Matisse and Bonard to name a few, is on loan of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg.
Dendy Cinemas Newtown is hosting Reel Bubs sessions every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00am. REEL BUBS is a program made with parents, carers and children in mind. These screenings are tailored to meet their needs and includes low level lights throughout the entire film and sound levels that suit the parent/carer and child.
There is a NEW monthly Family Day at The Calyx! Every last Sunday of each month families and children are welcome to take part in a variety of workshops, fun activities and games!
What do you love about Christmas? The City of Sydney is incredible at this time of year, with so many things to do, let us be your guide. There are beautiful lights and displays, fun activities and cool concerts. We've made it easy for you with this list of the best events happening in Sydney.
Dive into the immersive Whales | Tohorā exhibition that brings the incredible world of whales to life at the Australian Museum.
Perched up high on Level 2, Santa is waiting to greet boys and girls from all over Australia and abroad. Nestled in a spectacular secret garden, twinkling lights, it makes for a magical experience. For the first time, the QVB will be offering two very special Santa experiences. Pet Photography and Sensory Santa photos will be available on select dates and times.
Are you a Yoda or more of a Darth Vader? Discover the forces that shape the Star Wars characters in STAR WARS TM Identities. This interactive adventure into the Star Wars galaxy is on at the Powerhouse Museum unit June 2019.
The Art Gallery of NSW hosts FREE Drop In and Make sessions throughout the year for kids.
Come and join the fun when the ABC, Centennial Park, Musica Viva, The Sydney Youth Orchestra and the Salvation Army to show just how exciting making music can be.
A whole weekend to shop, eat, drink and be merry at Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Christmas Twilight Markets. This November Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL hosts its inaugural Twilight Christmas Market, a weekend filled with delicious tastings, live music, arts and crafts, and Christmas gifts for even the most ‘hard to buy for’ family members and friends.
Need an evening without the kids? Gymkidz Night Out gives parents the opportunity to take a well-deserved break.
Paddy's Markets Flemington will be holding a free community event on 30th November between 11am - 2pm
The spectacular Lights of Christmas, an AGB Event presented by Paynter Dixon, will adorn St Mary’s Cathedral with Sydney’s favourite Christmas tradition. The free nightly light and sound show will run from December 5 – 25 inclusive, 7.30pm choir performances and projections from 8.30pm to midnight.
QUACK! Through a fantastic blend of puppetry, storytelling and music, don’t miss the much loved stars of the CBeebies television series when they fly south for their first visit to the Sydney Opera House!
Families of Australia; the happiest time of the year is about to get a whole lot Wigglier as The Wiggles have announced their shows in Sydney on Saturday 8th December 2018 at the International Convention Centre and on Saturday 22nd December at the Qudos Bank Arena. You’ll want to get your tickets to the Wiggle Pop! show soon, as they’ll sell like… Hot Potatoes!
Explore the city inside and out, top to bottom in a whole new way! From sewers to skyscrapers, this interactive exhibition reveals the secret workings of the city.
Andy and Terry are back! Standing 91-stories high, the fantastical ever-growing treehouse has become more dangerous than ever. Come on up and explore their weird and wonderful world live on stage as they face their biggest challenge ever - babysitting!
Find happiness on a tiny patch of land in the middle of the big city, with free kids movies playing this summer.
Every January, Sydney Festival starts the new year with a bang, transforming the city with a bold cultural celebration based on critical ideas and cutting-edge art and performance.
A brand-new production of Rudyard Kipling’s children’s classic, Jungle Book comes to Vaucluse House this January.
Tumble and fly through the magical world of Wolfgang on stage and experience Mozart's irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through physical comedy and mischievous antics.
The West End's triumphant disaster. Will they ever make it to Neverland?
Penguin Expedition is the world first-of-its kind penguin exhibit where guests can get up close and personal to a spectacular colony of King and Gentoo Penguins at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.
Get up-close and personal with your favourite celebrities and become the star of the story with their new immersive experiences.
Go WILD in the city at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. The Australian Animal Adventure in the Heart of the City! Step into an animal adventure as you journey around Australia. Walk through iconic Australian habitats and encounter some of the most loved, feared and unique animals.
Look, touch and listen within the Edge of the Trees sculpture on the museum's forecourt. Marvel at the amazing scale models of the ships of the First Fleet. Find out about the people and events that have shaped the character and soul of this city.
This museum is kid heaven and is a great wet weather activity. There are so many amazing activities for kids!
Perched on one of the sandstone ledges that gave The Rocks its name, Susannah Place is a typically English row of ‘two up, two down’ terraces, each originally with basement cellars and kitchens, separate laundries and bathrooms. Between 1844 and 1990, over 100 families called these four terrace houses home, living lives inextricably linked to the vibrant world of the Rocks beyond their front doors.
Monkey Baa Theatre Company hosts fantastic kids shows and workshops all year around. They are situated in Darling Quarter near many great kids attractions.If you go to a show, make a day of it and check out all the other fantastic activities and places to eat out in Darling Harbour here.