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What's On This Month

1-29 Jan

Kids in the Park Summer

Boasting more than 60 activity options in total, it is little wonder that Kids in the Park makes Sydney Olympic Park the official home of the BIGGEST range of school holiday activities of any single location in New South Wales!


1-31 Jan*

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet - they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


1-31 Jan*

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


1-31 Jan*

Designing Your Future

Designing Your Future is an educational design collaboration between Sydney Olympic Park and South Western Sydney Institute's creative students.


3-29 Jan

Waterworld Central Moore Park

Come and join all the fun at Waterworld Central with giant inflatable pools and slides to splash and play around in.


6-25 Jan

Little Darlings Night Owls Kid's Film Festival

A FREE program for families and kids at Darling Quarter. 26 feature films and 17 shorts, live entertainment and eats.


7-26 Jan

Movies By The Boulevard

Sydney's free outdoor family film festival is amongst the most popular events on the Sydney Olympic Park summer entertainment calendar and it returns for its 16th year of FREE cinema under the stars.


7-29 Jan

Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival's 2017 program presents over 450 performances and 150 events performed by over 1,023 artists at more than 46 venues across theatre, dance, music, circus and art.


14 Jan

Hi-5 Summer Holiday Show

The picturesque and iconic Hunter Valley resort, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is once again opening its doors to mum, dad and little Hi-5 fans for an exclusive Hi-5 Summer Holiday Show.


14-29 Jan

The Leura Shakespeare Festival

Sport For Joves's acclaimed outdoor theatre season returns for its 6th year with two works revered by audiences the world over - Julius Caesar & Anthony and Cleopatra, by William Shakespeare.


17 Jan

Kid's Music Workshop

Get ready for some holiday fun with our one hour drumming, music and games workshop for the kids!


17 Jan

Francesca Prihasti & Nic Vardanega Quartet

“This talented lady is only beginning her journey into the music industry and with such a promising body of work like this, she's an artist to look out for”, & “... delicately considered improvisations feel as though they are gliding down the piano in a dancing line – like water droplets dancing down a window”.


19 Jan

Greg Poppleton 1920s Show

Nearing 1 million YouTube views, Greg Poppleton is bringing his upbeat 1920s, Charleston and New Orleans Jazz Age show to Ultimo jazz club, Foundry616.


20-29 Jan

Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth

Australia's Biggest Music Festival Just Got Bigger. The Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth 2017 is set to be one of the biggest and brightest in the Festival's 45 year history.


24 Jan

Circus Skills & Thrills

Two Circus Skills Workshops: 1 for Kids from 10am-11:30am & 1 for Adults from 6pm-7:30pm. Tickets: Kids: $15/ $10 each for siblings; Adults $20/ $15 Concession.


25-26 Jan

FREE Australia Day 2017 Celebrations

Bring the family to Sydney Olympic Park this Australia Day and celebrate our national day with a fun-filled schedule of FREE entertainment, kids' activities, Aussie movie-screenings and fireworks.


26 Jan

The Rocks Australia Day

The Rocks precinct will be transformed into a lively place of celebration for Australia Day 2017, with FREE musical acts and entertainment.


26 Jan

BBQ by the Bridge

BBQ by the Bridge will celebrate Australia's diversity through the grand tradition of the Aussie BBQ. A range of food vendors will be serving up a selection of barbecued cuisines from around the world.


26 Jan

Australia Day Celebrations @ Sydney Olympic Park

Australia Day 2017 will see a true-blue salute to our great southern land at Sydney Olympic Park with a program of FREE family entertainment to make it a ripper of a day.


26 Jan

Australia Day Celebrations @ Darling Harbour

Darling Harbour will again host Sydney's most spectacular Australia Day celebrations with FREE activities throughout the day.


27-29 Jan

Sydney Latin Festival

We bring the world's best Latin dancers and teachers to you with amazing the parties and Australia's favourite Latin DJs. All at Sydney Olympic Park.


27-31 Jan*

Twilight at Taronga

Celebrating the Sydney summer with breathtaking 180-degree harbour views, Taronga Zoo will present performances from iconic Australian artists and international guests.


29 Jan

The January 5 Lands Experience

The 5 Lands Experience is a monthly community event, at The Rhythm Hut in Gosford, featuring Adam Scriven.


What's On Next Month

~1-5 Feb

Designing Your Future

Designing Your Future is an educational design collaboration between Sydney Olympic Park and South Western Sydney Institute's creative students.


1-28 Feb

Febfast

This February join thousands of Australians and register for Febfast to take a break from alcohol, sugar or an alternate vice in an effort to help raise vital funds for disadvantaged youth nationwide.


~1-28 Feb*

Twilight at Taronga

Celebrating the Sydney summer with breathtaking 180-degree harbour views, Taronga Zoo will present performances from iconic Australian artists and international guests.


~1-28 Feb*

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


~1-28 Feb*

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet - they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


4-5 Feb

Serbian Festival Sydney

Experience the fascinating world of Serbia with this free family-friendly cultural event filled with foods galore to tantalise your taste buds and live cultural entertainment.


4-5 Feb

One Fine Day Wedding Fair

Are you looking for inspiration for your big day that doesn't involve hours of sifting through boring/bland wedding ideas or swapping between 25 different browser tabs? Well, We’re glad you landed here. One Fine Day takes the hard work out of planning a fresh, creative & fun wedding day. We've handpicked over 90+ of the best wedding vendors in and around Sydney & we're throwing a big party so you can come and meet them all under one roof!


18 Feb

The Swisse Color Run

The Happiest 5km on the Planet. The Swisse Colour Run is coming back to Sydney.


10 Feb

Kallidad at The Rhythm Hut

WHO: Kallidad w/ Vanishing Shapes | TIME: 7pm | COST: $15 pre sale/ $22 door | TICKETS: On sale through Stickey Tickets or The Rhythm Hut | MORE INFO: lou@therhythmhut.com.au or call 0420 682 258


17-28 Feb*

Mardi Gras

Running for over 35 years, this festival celebrates diversity and pride by Sydney and Australia's LGBTQI culture. It will be outrageous and vibrant and full of colour.


26-28 Feb

The Sydney Morning Herald Cellar Door

Cellar Door will showcase award-winning NSW wines against picture-perfect backdrops, proving the state is the place to be for all wine enthusiasts.


Future Events

~1-5 Mar

Mardi Gras

Running for over 35 years, this festival celebrates diversity and pride by Sydney and Australia's LGBTQI culture. It will be outrageous and vibrant and full of colour.


~1-11 Mar

Twilight at Taronga

Celebrating the Sydney summer with breathtaking 180-degree harbour views, Taronga Zoo will present performances from iconic Australian artists and international guests.


~1 Mar-2 Apr

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


~1 Mar-17 Jul

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet - they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


7-30 Mar

French Film Festival

In its 27th season, the Artistic Director has selected a tantalising line-up of more than 45 films from which to choose. This is your chance to indulge in the latest French comedies, dramas and thrillers.


9-25 Mar

Transitions Film Festival

A line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.


11 Mar

Days Like This Festival

Days Like This is a boutique one-day music festival with a taste for discerning electronic music, food and arts.


6-7 Jun

Sutherland Relay For Life 2017

An emotionally charged 24 hour team fundraising event for Cancer Council NSW. All are welcome!


7-18 Jun

Sydney Film Festival

This 12-day Festival screens feature films, documentaries, short films and animation from around the world in venues across Sydney.