The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Weekend

Tuck into an enchanting Disney-themed degustation at NEL, catch the final days of 'West Side Story' on Sydney Harbour or hit up Nico for an Italian feast with bottomless booze.
Concrete Playground
April 18, 2024
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    Thursday, April 18 - Wednesday, May 8, 2024

    Various cinemas in Sydney

    For 'Call Me By Your Name' director Luca Guadagnino, Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist star in a smash of a tennis- and love triangle-fuelled drama.

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    Late Night with the Devil

    Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    Various cinemas in Sydney

    Led by a hypnotic David Dastmalchian as a talk-show host, this found-footage standout set in the 70s is an Aussie horror delight.

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    Civil War

    Thursday, April 11 - Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    Various cinemas in Sydney

    Author-turned-filmmaker Alex Garland adds another unforgettable movie to his directorial resume, diving into a divided America with Kirsten Dunst playing a war photojournalist.

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    Inner West Film Fest

    Thursday, April 11 - Sunday, April 21, 2024

    Various locations across Sydney's inner west

    Back for its second year — and bigger — this Sydney film festival features flicks starring Jeremy Allen White, Ayo Edebiri, Rachel Sennott and Jacob Elordi.

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    Outdoor Movie Nights — 'Lilo & Stitch'

    Friday, April 12, 2024, Saturday, April 13, 2024, Friday, April 19, 2024 and Saturday, April 20, 2024 

    Various locations around the Central Coast

    One of Disney's all-time greats is touring the parks of the Central Coast with four outdoor screenings this April.

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    Central Coast Creative Spaces — Grace Agnes Art

    Monday, April 1 - Friday, June 28, 2024

    The Village Green, Toukley

    This Central Coast native artist is setting up in a gallery space for three months of workshops and events for all kinds of creativity.

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    The First Omen

    Thursday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Sydney

    The 70s-started horror franchise gets one of its best films yet in this prequel, which boasts a wealth of unnerving imagery and a committed lead performance.

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    Monkey Man

    Thursday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Sydney

    Both in front of the camera and behind it, Dev Patel is a force to be reckoned with in his frenetic and thrilling feature filmmaking debut.

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    All-You-Can-Eat Charcoal Chicken

    Saturday, April 13 - Sunday, December 29, 2024

    Henrietta Charcoal Chicken, Surry Hills

    Featuring hot chicks, crispy chips, creamy toum, fattoush salad, Henrietta’s signature hummus, and pickles.

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    Beau Artist Series

    Friday, April 12 - Sunday, October 13, 2024

    Beau, Surry Hills

    Art meets cuisine at this immersive artistic experience that brings creativity to the table.

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    Don Julio Fiesta

    Monday, April 1 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Woollahra Hotel, Woollahra

    The Woollahra Hotel is transforming into a tequila-infused paradise.

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    China Diner Bottomless Bondi Brunch

    Saturday, April 6, 2024

    Bondi Beach, Sydney

    This weekly brunch deal is perfect for a Saturday celebration.

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    Cherry Bomb at Goros

    Wednesday, April 3 - Saturday, May 18, 2024

    Goros, Surry Hills

    Get ready for a six-week Sakura Festival celebration in Surry Hills.

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    Nico Bottomless Lunches

    Saturday, April 6, 2024

    Nico, Cammeray

    Enjoy an Italian-filled feast with endless booze.

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    Once Upon a Time: Chapter Five

    Tuesday, April 16 - Saturday, August 10, 2024

    Nel Restaurant, Sydney

    NEL's 11-course Disney-themed degustation is back for 2024, this time featuring dishes inspired by 'Frozen' and 'The Jungle Book'.

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    Perfect Days

    Thursday, March 28 - Wednesday, April 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Sydney

    Following a Tokyo toilet cleaner's daily routine, this Oscar-nominated film from acclaimed German director Wim Wenders is as blissful as cinema gets.

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    Sydney Kidz Fest 2024

    Saturday, April 13 - Sunday, April 28, 2024

    The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park

    Bring the whole family to The Entertainment Quarter for carnival rides, games, petting zoos and more this April.

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    Endless Celebrations at House Made Hospitality

    Monday, March 11 - Tuesday, April 30, 2024

    Various House Made Hospitality venues, Sydney

    You can make any meal bottomless at Grana, Lana, Martinez, Promenade and Easy Tiger until the end of April.

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    Fantastic Film Festival Australia

    Wednesday, April 17 - Friday, May 10, 2024

    Ritz Cinema, Randwick

    As well as a nude screening of 'The Naked Gun', this year's festival includes a Ryan Corr-starring monster movie and a 15th-anniversary session of 'Enter the Void'.

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    Ten Thousand Suns: 24th Biennale of Sydney

    Saturday, March 9 - Monday, June 10, 2024

    Various locations across Sydney

    More than 400-plus works are on display, created by 96 artists and collectives, at Sydney's biennial citywide art celebration.

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    Green Square Markets

    Saturday, March 30, 2024

    Green Square Library, Zetland

    Fresh produce, baked goods and artisan delights are coming to Green Square every Saturday.

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    A Blueprint for Ruins

    Wednesday, December 20, 2023 - Sunday, May 12, 2024

    White Rabbit Gallery, Chippendale

    White Rabbit Gallery's latest stunning exhibition explores forgotten humanity in hyper-modern cities.

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    & Juliet

    Tuesday, February 27 - Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Sydney Lyric Theatre, The Star, Sydney

    This Olivier Award-winning Shakespeare-meets-pop musical is spinning its alternative take on 'Romeo and Juliet' in Sydney.

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    The Art of Banksy: Without Limits

    Wednesday, January 24 - Friday, April 26, 2024

    Sydney Town Hall, Sydney

    A huge Banksy exhibition filled with 160-plus artworks is on display in Sydney.

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    'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™' Live in Concert

    Wednesday, April 17 - Saturday, April 20, 2024

    Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney

    Lumos! The third instalment of the beloved franchise is returning for another live concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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    Sunday, March 24 - Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Capitol Theatre Sydney, Haymarket

    It's electrifying: the 50s-set, five-decade-old show has scored a brand-new stage production.

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    Marvel Universe LIVE!

    Friday, April 19 - Monday, April 22, 2024

    Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park

    Marvel's live arena show featuring 20-plus heroes and villains is swinging into Sydney.

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    Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs

    Saturday, November 18, 2023 - Sunday, May 19, 2024

    Australian Museum, Darlinghurst

    Explore the life of one of Egypt's longest reigning rulers at this exhibition exclusive to the Australian Museum.

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    Tidal Kin: Stories from the Pacific

    Saturday, October 7, 2023 - Monday, October 7, 2024

    Chau Chak Wing Museum, Camperdown

    The new free exhibit showcases a largely overlooked period of history through a mix of visual markers and audio recordings.

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    Sydney International Art Series: Louise Bourgeois

    Saturday, November 25, 2023 - Sunday, April 28, 2024

    Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

    Catch Louise Bourgeois' world-famous spider sculpture alongside more than 100 other pieces as part of the largest celebration of the artist to ever hit Australia.

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    West Side Story — Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

    Friday, March 22 - Sunday, April 21, 2024

    Mrs Macquarie's Point, Sydney

    Opera Australia's take on this star-crossed love story is heading back to Sydney Harbour's stunning floating stage.

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