What's On
From cocktails to culture-fests

What's On

There’s always something exciting going on at Darling Harbour. Whip out your diary and get ready to pencil in some of Sydney’s most exciting events, from art exhibitions and concerts to boat shows and film festivals.
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Fireworks
Fire up the fun with a spectacular fireworks display in Cockle Bay.
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24
Sep
09
Oct
Spring School Holidays
There's no competition - Darling Harbour is the best place for school holiday fun this spring!
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14
Oct
25
Nov
Darling Dance Sessions
Knock off work and shake off your stress at Darling Dance Sessions every second Friday. Watch dance battles, groove along to live DJs and learn a move or two - all for FREE!
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Friends of the Garden annual memberships
The Chinese Garden is a peaceful, beautiful sanctuary in the heart of bustling Sydney. Become a Friend of the Garden to unlock unlimited visits for a year, or reward your staff and build culture with a corporate membership.
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Fish Feeding in the Garden
Feed the magnificent koi as they rush through the waters of the Chinese Garden of Friendship to get their lunch.
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Darling Harbour Ferris Wheel
Take a magical ride aboard the iconic Darling Harbour Ferris Wheel - Star of the Show!
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26
Sep
07
Oct
Plant Explorers Tour
Bring the kids to the Chinese Garden of Friendship these school holidays to learn all about the Garden's many plants and why they are so important.
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Jan
09
Oct
Stay & Parents NSW Vouchers
Get out in the sunshine by the sea and use your Stay and Parents vouchers at one of Darling Harbour’s many hotels and attractions.
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24
Sep
09
Oct
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Dangerous & Deadly at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
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Do you dare come face-to-fang with Australia's most dangerous and deadly creatures?
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24
Sep
09
Oct
Every day
Dangerous & Deadly at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
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Do you dare come face-to-fin with the ocean's most dangerous and deadly creatures?
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25
Sep
09
Oct
Daily
Spring school holidays at the Maritime Museum
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Dive into fun with a packed holiday program for kids of all ages.
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09
Oct
Lebanon Carnival
Come and share the spirit of Lebanon.
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13
Oct
Professor Brian Cox - Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey
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Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new live-on-stage at Aware Super Theatre on March 19 2022.
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13
Oct
16
Oct
Sydney MindBodySpirit Festival
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Learn from over 200 exhibitors, attend free inspirational seminars, book yourself a psychic reading, watch the free stage performances and taste some delicious health foods!
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14
Oct
16
Oct
Sydney Home Show
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Looking for the latest trends and innovations for your home improvement project? Look no further than the Sydney Home Show!
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22
Oct
23
Oct
Philippine Christmas Festival
Join us in Tumbalong Park to celebrate Christmas early!
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29
Oct
​Sat 29 Oct
George Ezra
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UK sensation George Ezra will be returning down under in October 2022.
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28
Oct
30
Oct
Swan Lake - The United Ukrainian Ballet
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Direct from the London Coliseum, The United Ukrainian Ballet arrive in Australia this October to perform the world’s most loved ballet, Swan Lake.
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