whats on in sydney this weekend for families
What’s on in Sydney this weekend for families? From festivals to shows, check out our roundup of the best things to do this weekend. Whether you’re looking to explore or relax, there’s something for everyone. Read on to find out more about this weekend’s top events and what you need to know if you plan on attending.
Events for Families in Sydney this Weekend
This weekend in Sydney there are a number of family-friendly events to keep you busy.
The NSW State Library is holding the annual Lily Allen Garden Party from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, featuring food, drinks, music and children’s activities. Entry is free for all ages.
On Sunday the Royal Easter Show at Sydney Olympic Park begins at 9am with a parade of floats and marching bands through the main arena followed by hours of entertainment including performances by international stars such as Will Smith and Jennifer Lopez. There’s also a range of food and merchandise stalls, as well as an express line for parents who want to get their tickets fast. Tickets start from $25 for adults, $12 for children aged 3-15 and free for children under 2.
For those looking to get out and explore Sydney this weekend, there are plenty of opportunities including: visiting Barangaroo Reserve to see koalas; enjoying a picnic at Bondi Beach; checking out local art galleries in Newtown or Surry Hills; trying your hand at surfing at Manly Beach; or hopping on a ferry to Circular Quay for some city sightsseeing.
Fun Things to Do with Kids in Sydney This Weekend
Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend in Sydney? Here are a few ideas:
-Visit the zoo! There’s always something new happening at the Sydney Zoo, including animal shows and exhibits. Plus, there’s plenty of space to run around and explore.
-Attend a children’s movie screening! Who says family movies have to be boring? This weekend, head to one of Sydney’s theaters for a screening of your favorite childhood movie. Be sure to pack some snacks and drinks for the little ones – they’ll love watching a movie by themselves (or with you!)
-Hit the beach! Sydney has some great beaches close to town where you can enjoy some sand, surf and sun. Make sure you pack sunscreen, hats and snacks – the kids will love sinking their toes in the sand and building sandcastles.
-Visit a theme park! If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, Sydney has several amusement parks perfect for families. Thrill seekers will love rides like roller coasters and swings while parents can take their time wandering through candy-colored shops or catching a show at one of the theme parks’ theaters.
Top Events for Couples in Sydney This Weekend
This Saturday and Sunday, couples can enjoy plenty of activities together in Sydney. Here are the top events for couples in Sydney this weekend:
-The Sydney Opera House is hosting a ‘Couple’s Day Out’ from 10am to 4pm on Saturday. This includes a guided tour of the Opera House, followed by lunch at the Windows on the World restaurant. There is also an optional upgrade to a premium ticket for access to a private balcony overlooking Central Park. Tickets are available online or at participating venues including The Star Casino, Hilton Sydney Hyde Park, The Rocks and Wynyard Quarter.
-On Sunday, Bondi Beach will be transformed into a ‘Couple’s Paradise’. There will be music and food from noon to 5pm, as well as photo opportunities with life-sized sand sculptures of characters from Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The event is free but requires registration via EventBrite.
-For those who want something more challenging, The Australian Golf Club has two courses available for members only – 18 holes of golf for $175 per person or 36 holes of golf for $395 per person. Plus, there will be wine tasting and live music all day long. Reservations can be made online or over the phone (02) 9225 0000.
Top Events for Singles in Sydney This Weekend
This weekend in Sydney there are plenty of events for singles to enjoy. The Harbour Bridge Walk is a great way to get some exercise and have some fun at the same time. There’s also the annual Mardi Gras Festival which is always a lot of fun. If you’re looking for something different, check out the Night Market held each Friday night. There’s also live music and food vendors on site. For those who love shopping, the Queen Victoria Markets are definitely worth checking out this weekend. In addition, the Opera House is hosting a series of concerts called “Sydney Sounds.” This event features world-renowned musicians performing both classical and contemporary works. Finally, if you’re looking for something interesting to do outdoors, consider going to Bondi Beach or Manly beaches for a swim or watch the sun set.
Events this weekend in Sydney for families
This weekend in Sydney for families there are a range of events to choose from, including the Sydney Toy and Comic Convention, the Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Botany Bay, and a Parent & Toddler Music Festival at The Spit.
The Sydney Toy and Comic Convention is an opportunity for families to explore the latest toy and comic products from all over the world. The Easter Egg Hunt at Botany Bay is an exciting event that will have children of all ages searching for Easter eggs hidden around the bay. And last but not least, the Parent & Toddler Music Festival at The Spit has something for everyone – from live music to arts and crafts activities.