Darling Square

Darling Square
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An urban neighbourhood connecting Ultimo, Darling Harbour and Haymarket.

Discover Darling Harbour's newest neighbourhood, Darling Square. A precinct with big ideas about new ways to live, connect, relax, work and play.

A collection of the best minds in food, fashion, culture, innovation and entertainment to create unexpected experiences and memorable encounters for all. 

With laneways to explore and green space to relax this might just be your new playground.

The Darling Square Precinct has a number of public spaces and laneways including: 

  • Darling Square Green 
  • Tumbalong Boulevard 
  • Little Pier Street 
  • Little Hay Street 
  • Steam Mill Lane 

Application and booking information


Appropriate use
  • Artistic installations Temporary art displays Artistic installations Temporary art displays
  • Photography Photography
  • Light infrastructure events Light infrastructure events
  • Product sampling Public product displays Product sampling Public product displays
  • Activations Activations
  • Events Events
  • Filming Filming
  • Public gathering space
  • Passive recreation
  • Established outdoor furniture and landscaping
  • Pedestrian circulation and amenity of the promenade users
  • Cumulative impact of temporary events on public access and use of the lawn area
  • The condition of the turf
  • Location of any underground services
  • Amenity of Darling Square’s tenants
  • Surface

    Grass and paved locations 

  • Toilets

    Darling Square, near The Exchange building & Little Pier Street 

  • Pedestrian access
    Pedestrian access

    Accessible from the following locations: 

    • Tumbalong Boulevard 
    • Little Pier Street 
    • Little Hay Street 
    • Steam Mill Lane 
    • Haymarket 
  • Vehicle access
    Vehicle access

    Zollner Circuit or Little Pier Street 

  • Parking

    Darling Quarter car park and the ICC Sydney car park

  • Power

    Available upon request. Accessible power mostly located around Darling Square Green 

  • Water


In addition to general standards/criteria, the proposed event must:

  • Not obstruct pedestrian access
  • Maintain a 1.5 metre set back from promenades and footpaths for the purpose of pedestrian flow
  • Protect the amenity of public realm users and adjoining properties (e.g Darling Square), in terms of event orientation, noise, lighting and environmental impacts
  • Not use pegs or stakes to secure items to the grassed area.