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Watch cult favourite films while cruising around the harbour on the top deck of a boat.
The Royal Botanic Garden's killer new exhibition features 25,000 carnivorous plants.
An 80s-themed immersive theatre experience and escape room set in small-town Indiana.
It's Sydney's time to get in on the crass magnum opus from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
Solve a creepy murder mystery on Darling Harbour. On a navy boat. At night.
Free parties are coming to the Australian National Maritime Museum every Friday and Saturday night in January.
A series of free disco dance parties in the Sydney Festival Spiegeltent.
Spend an afternoon in Bicentennial Park drinking Champagne, eating cheese and frolicking on the lawn.
Relax into the summery dusk for a night of music that will make you feel a bit like you're living in a film.
See some opera under the stars — entirely for free.
Learn how to master the art of crafting this fermented tea-based drink.
Summery Sunday mornings call for delicious bites and free-flowing wine.
Three courses 40 metres above Sydney Harbour.
Summer's sorted with a series of outdoor shindigs from Sydney's party people.
Learn some phrases from Sydney's Indigenous languages at one of Sydney Festival's popular free classes.
Explore Carriageworks' latest exhibition after hours with talks, live music and DJs.
Sydney's outdoor bed cinema is back — with blow-up beds, blankies and bottomless popcorn.
Dance like Picasso's watching.
Friday, June 1 - Saturday, August 11, 2018
Explore the process behind transforming hand-drawn cityscapes into big-screen backdrops in your favourite Japanese anime films.
Saturday, May 12 - Sunday, September 9, 2018
See Yvette Coppersmith's winning portrait along with a slew of other notable works.
Wednesday, April 25 - Wednesday, June 20, 2018
A bold and relentless next step for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Monday, June 11 - Saturday, July 7, 2018
Bowral's two-hatted restaurant is coming to the city for a four-week residency.
Thursday, June 14 - Thursday, September 13, 2018
Devour true American-style barbecue in this inner west beer garden.
Sunday, June 10 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
Sniff out winter's finest culinary treasure.
Saturday, June 2 - Sunday, June 24, 2018
A new immersive installation that surrounds you with First Peoples' stories.
Friday, May 25 - Saturday, June 16, 2018
Gaze at the Vivid Sydney light installations with a glowing gin cocktail in hand.
Friday, June 1 - Saturday, June 30, 2018
Merivale is offering (almost) half-price booze at 37 of its bars for a whole month.
Thursday, May 17 - Wednesday, June 27, 2018
A powerful, immersive drama about AIDS activism in Paris in the 1990s.
Saturday, September 2, 2017 - Saturday, June 30, 2018
The Royal Botanic Garden's pop-up gin bar.
An Australian zombie thriller that isn't afraid to go its own way.
Thursday, May 10 - Wednesday, June 20, 2018
This timely drama dives into a scandalous chapter in US political history.
Friday, February 2, 2018
Browse stalls of knickknacks, eat till your heart's content, then check out the illuminated street art.
Friday, May 4 - Saturday, July 14, 2018
A survey of the Indigenous artist's extensive and diverse works.
Tuesday, June 5 - Monday, December 31, 2018
This pop-up cafe rotates all your favourite Sydney coffee beans under one roof.
Wednesday, April 4 - Tuesday, June 26, 2018
An all-bacon menu is taking over the Newtown and Surry Hills cafes for 12 weeks.
Tuesday, June 12 - Saturday, July 14, 2018
The latest dance piece by Bangarra Dance Theatre explores relationship the between Australia's Aboriginal people and the land.
Wednesday, May 16 - Wednesday, July 11, 2018
It's not quite as subversive as the original, but this foul-mouthed superhero sequel is still definitely worth your time.
Thursday, June 14 - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams star in this nuanced tale of romance and religion.