27 Sep 2022

The best things to do in Darling Harbour this October long weekend

Darling Harbour is alive with events, fireworks, buzzing bars and more this long weekend. Discover the best of it with our guide.
The best things to do in Darling Harbour this October long weekend

The October long weekend is almost here - three glorious days of freedom in the spring sunshine! To make sure yours is memorable we’ve come up with a list of the best things to do in Sydney during the long weekend.

From using up your Stay and Parents NSW vouchers at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (which end on 9 October), to luxury staycations and epic fireworks shows, there’s a lot going on! If you fancy a little tranquillity, the Chinese Garden of Friendship is open, and if you’re wondering what’s on in Sydney - check out our packed event calendar. And if you’re looking for somewhere to eat after all these activities you’ll find some of Sydney’s best restaurants here in Darling Harbour, including a brand new Japanese restaurant we know you’ll love.

Double the Fireworks!

8.30pm Friday 30 September & Sat 1 October

This October long weekend, enjoy spectacular fireworks displays on both Friday and Saturday nights!


Use up your Stay and Parents NSW Vouchers in Darling Harbour

Looking for the best things to do in Sydney’s Darling Harbour precinct (for less) this October long weekend?

With the rising cost of living eating into everyone’s pockets, you can experience more for less in Darling Harbour with your Stay and Parents NSW Vouchers. Use them on top hotels for family stays or romantic getaways and activities in one of the most vibrant districts of Sydney.

Here are some ideas – just make sure you get in before vouchers expire on 9 October!


FREE Parking

Drive in to Darling Harbour from Friday to Sunday or public holidays, leave the car at Darling Park, then spend just $50 at any Cockle Bay Wharf venue to park for free!

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