Visitors to Darling Harbour can enjoy an exciting program of fantastic Sydney entertainment every week.
Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority also hosts a number of free annual events each year at Darling Harbour. From Sydney's only circus and acrobatic festival to latin music, there's something for everyone. Simply click on the event name below for all the details.
For details on activities, exhibitions and events happening today, this week, month or down the track, select a date from the event calendar below.
Sydney Open Mic at The Hard Rock Cafe
Open Mic Night at The Hard Rock Cafe Darling Harbour Sydney, across from the IMAX, every Monday night from 8pm til late. Registration at 7pm!
Ships and the Sea
This hands-on exhibition highlights modern seafaring and its industry.
Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention
Go crackers with contraptions at the Powerhouse Museum! Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention must close 26 May.
Farewell Sydney Monorail
Come farewell Sydney’s Monorail after 25 years as one of the city’s iconic tourist attractions. Catch a piece of history before it’s gone.
Comedy with Rhythmboat Cruises
Sydney Harbour Cruises with fun entertainment. Share some hearty laughs over a fabulous three course dinner and dance the night away to a live party DJ while cruising Sydney Harbour.
Mamamia Tribute from Rhythmboat Cruises
Sydney Harbour lunch and dinner cruises with a sensational Mamamia tribute Show.
$39.50 Seafood Buffet Dinner
Come and enjoy our Seafood Buffet featuring Market Fresh Tiger Prawns, Sydney Rock Oysters, Smoked Salmon, hot dishes, crisp salads, bakery selection, cheese, preserves and dessert.
LUMINOUS at Darling Quarter
See this amazing light and interactive show and play games-all on the facade of a building!
High Tea at the Radisson Hotel and Suites
Delightful High Tea served daily.
Friday Night Drinks at Biaggio Cafe
Biaggio Café is excited to introduce "Friday Night Drinks" starting Friday 8 March from 5pm.
A remarkable tale of courage, loyalty, and friendship, featuring life- sized puppets created by South Africa’s famous Handspring Puppet Company.
Discover what it’s like to be involved in land, sea and air rescues in the hands-on exhibition Rescue.
Flight of the Butterflies 3D
Coming soon to IMAX!
EAT LOVE PIZZA Weekly Restaurant Specials
In the month of May EAT LOVE PIZZA has an array of weekly specials on offer for lunch and dinner.
NRL Guess and Win $50
Pick the score each week and win a $50 bar tab at Watershed Hotel!
Trivia Tuesdays at The Pumphouse
Trivia has now come to the Pumphouse Bar & Restaurant Every Tuesday from 6pm, with great prizes to be won.
Darling Harbour Playground
One of the most spectacular playgrounds in Australia, with an array of fun activities for all ages including water games, climbing ropes, swings, slides, and a flying fox.
Feeds and Talks at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Dive into SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and catch your favourite animal at feeding time! You can also become an instant expert with a range of daily talks.
Unlimited Bowling and Laser
Want some unlimited action? Head to Kingpin Darling Harbour on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday night for the Unlimited Pass.
Spend an evening at Harbourside! With over 24 bars and restaurants, state of the art entertainment venues and magnificent waterfront views, what more could you need?
Elysium Antarctic Visual Epic
A stunning photographic exhibition capturing Antarctic life above and below the ice, the fauna and flora, glaciers, and the magnificent land and seascapes of this great wilderness.
Parking's easy in Darling Harbour with a range of great deals.
Farewell Sydney Monorail
Catch a piece of History on The Sydney Monorail before it's gone!
18th International Capoeira Festival
Head down to Darling Harbour for the International Capoeira Festival and enjoy a spectacular display of Brazilian culture through the dance and beats of the vibrant art of capoeira.
Cohibar World Cocktail Week
Join our charismatic bartenders to commemorate and cheers to the first definition of the term 'cocktail' in print in 1806.
Mother's Day at The Star
Treat mum to a really special day at Sydney's premier entertainment destination. From lavish lunches to luxurious pampering packages, The Star has Mother's Day Sorted.
Star Trek: Into Darkness 3D
Experience Captain Kirk and his crew's attempts to capture an unstoppable force of destruction on the world's biggest cinema screen.
Buddha's Birthday Festival
Enjoy majestic services, ceremonies and performances
Mother's Day at Signorelli Gastronomia
Spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with an Italian style 3- course lunch or dinner at Signorelli Gastronomia Pyrmont.
Blackbird Cafe $50 Mother's Day Menu
Let mum just sit back, relax and enjoy her special day with balcony seating and harbour views at Blackbird Café. Treat Mum to an early morning coffee, family luncheon or dinner feast as the sun sets.
Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafe Mother's day Special
Belgian Merveuilleux plus glass of bubbles or coffee and tea for $16.
Mother's Day Grand Buffet
Treat Mum to a Grand Buffet like no other, overflowing with an abundance of fabulous food.
Mother's Day at EAT LOVE PIZZA
Amaze your Mum with lunch at EAT LOVE PIZZA this Mother's Day!
Casa di Nico
Spoil mum this Mother’s Day. All mums will receive glass of sparkling on arrival a special gift.
Mother’s Day at Cyren
Book a waterfront table today and show mum how much you love her!
Mothers Day Lunch with Rhythmboat Cruises
Mothers Day Dinner Cruise. Mamamia Tribute Show on spectacular Sydney Harbour.Mum will soon be calling you her favourite while she enjoys a cool glass of wine, some tasty food and the live ABBA tribute act.
Mother's Day Lunch
Spoil mum with a delicious Mediterranean lunch, along with outdoor seating and beautiful water views.
Free Sparkling for Mum!
This Mother's Day, treat your Mum to a beautiful meal with the best view and a free glass of sparkling!
Mother's Day at Wharf Teppanyaki
Treat mum for a lunch with difference with you personal chef, keep everyone enthralled as you watch you meal prepared in front of you.
Mother's Day at Kobe Jones
The perfect venue for that special Mum. Enjoy a family dining experience with Japanese like you have never had it before. Lunch and Dinner Sunday 12 May.
Spoil your Mum this Mother's Day at Steersons Lime Street
Spoil your Mum this Mother's Day with lunch or dinner at Steersons - Lime Street.
Mother's Day Vagabond Cruise
Join us on board for an atmosphere of celebration, music, drinks, food, dancing and fun!
Suite AZ at Rock Lily, The Star: Sunday 12, 19 & 26 May
A six piece soul and r’n’b band comprised of drums, bass, guitarist and keyboardist, Suite AZ’s smooth sounds will entertain guests every Sunday throughout May. Fronted by The Voice contestant Rob Edwards.
HIA Sydney Home Show 2013
Come along and add some colour to your world at the HIA Sydney Home Show from 16-19 May at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Drey Rollan Band at Rock Lily, The Star: Thursday 16 & 30 May
The five piece Drey Rollan Band includes three vocalists who, together, create their classic vintage sound with velvety retro harmonies.
Doltone House's Breakfast on Pyrmont Bay
Join us and celebrate the opening of the Pyrmont Festival of Wine, Food and Art with a stunning breakfast on Pyrmont Bay at Doltone House Darling Island Wharf – Pyrmont. Indulge in a sumptuous Italian breakfast with renowned Group Executive Chef of the Doltone House Group; James Kidman.
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea on Australia's Biggest Glass Boat.
Light at the Museum
See the museum come alive with the sights, sounds, patterns and flavours of India every night during Vivid.
Enjoy Vivid at Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café
Enjoy a Belgian dark chocolate mousse with Guylian hazelnut served with jelly for just $14.50 all day every day during Vivid.
Enjoy Vivid at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo or Madame Tussauds
All three attractions open late with evening sausage sizzle at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Plus light up your Vivid experience in Darling Harbour with glow sticks, glitter balls and night light animals from the gift stores!
Bluefish Sydney Vivid Offer
2 for 1 Vivid offer!
Dragon Boat Restaurant Vivid Seafood Platter
During this Vivid Festival Dragon Boat Restaurant is offering a special 'Seafood Platter'.
Vivid Sydney - Extended Happy Hour at Accor's Darling Harbour Hotels!
Extended happy hour 4pm - 6pm every night during Vivid Sydney! Choose from ibar at ibis Sydney Darling Harbour or At The Hotel Bar at Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour.
Nick's Cafe Vivid Special
Fish & chips Take Away from 4.30pm. $20 beer battered fish & chips with tartare sauce and soft drink.
Live Music and Tapas at Yots Waterside
Café bar open every Friday & Saturday during Vivid from 5.30pm.
Vivid Twilight Dinner Cruise
Join us for a sensational cruise and enjoy outstanding views of the Sydney Opera House as the world famous sails are transformed by majestic 3D mapped projections of a playful artwork.
COAST Vivid Event Deal
Free glass of wine with shared platter at a Vivid price.
2 for 1 cocktails with spectacular views of Vivid Sydney in Darling Harbour!
Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour & ibis Sydney Darling Harbour are offering 2 for 1 cocktails 6pm - 8pm every night during Vivid Sydney!
Vivid Darling Harbour
Sydney will once again become a canvas of light, music and ideas when Vivid Sydney takes over the city after dark from 24 May to 10 June 2013. And this year, Darling Harbour will be the backdrop for a spectacular new show never before seen in Australia.
Vivid Sydney Festival Cruises
Take in the sights and sounds of the Vivid Sydney Festival abroad the Magistic as you cruise the Sydney Harbour.
Sydney Showboats Vivid Sydney Festival
Cruise the waters of the Sydney Harbour and admire Sydney decked up in her best for the Vivid Sydney Festival.
Vivid Sydney Festival Cruise
The Vivid Sydney Cruise offers guests a sumptuous dinner prepared freshly onboard by our world-class chef. Seize this opportunity before it is too late.
Alan Tam World Tour 2013
Canto English pop singer and actor, Alan Tam Wing-Lun, is one of Hong Kong’s most celebrated living legends and will be coming to Australia in 2013.
Vivid World Spectacular Cruise
Sydney will be transformed into a spectacular canvas of light, music and ideas
Enjoy the Sights of Vivid Sydney from Dockside, L'Aqua or Star room Venues in Darling Harbour
Front row tickets to Vivid Sydney Laser Light Jet Show with all-you-can-eat buffet and beer, wine or soft drink from just $29 for kids and from $39 for adults!
Great Offers: Mantra on Kent
Stay and save at the Mantra on Kent.