What’s on in Sydney in April 2024

April is usually a holiday month in Australia when Easter and Anzac Day meet. The first school term ends, resulting in lots of people having time off work. Temperatures continue to decrease, and rain is not unusual. We have stopped camping at this time of year because we have been rained out so often. If … Read more

What’s On in Sydney February 2024

Lunar New Year Darling Square

February is the last month of summer and with the kids heading back to school, life is getting back to normal after the Christmas/school holiday period. Prices and availability of accommodation usually improve although World Pride this year has pushed prices much higher than normal. Weatherwise this month is one of the most humid of … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in November 2024

There is lots to see and do in Sydney in November and our comprehensive list will help you find all the top events and some of the more obscure but equally interesting ones. In the last four weeks of spring, the city enjoys some of the loveliest weather of the year. It is also Jacaranda … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in September 2024

Festval of the Winds Bondi Beach

September heralds the beginning of spring and after a few quiet months where we all tend to hide indoors, the events start coming thick and fast. People are happy to be out and about again enjoying the slightly warmer weather. It’s one of the nicest months of the year. It is also the official beginning … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in August in 2024

Accommodation prices are reasonable in August, and you won’t have to deal with the enormous crowds that summer brings. It’s the last month of winter, which means it’s still pretty chilly, so it’s a good idea to bring a jacket. Having said that, we have plenty of gorgeous blue skies and sunny days. Looking for … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in October 2024

Spring is in full bloom in Sydney in October, and the weather is lovely and warm, but not hot. Daylight saving beginning on 6 October in 2024, makes the days longer, giving you more time to get out and explore. The first Monday in October is a public holiday, Labour Day, which honours the mid-19th-century … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in June 2024

At the beginning of winter, shorter days and colder nights, but we still get blue skies and sunny days. What used to be the quietest month of the year has, over the last decade, become a pretty busy time in the city thanks to the Vivid Sydney Festival. Vivid runs for the first two weeks … Read more

What’s On in Sydney in July 2024

Sydney in July offers plenty of things to do indoors to help keep warm. When the sun is shining, this is a great time to go bushwalking and explore our national parks. If you are visiting Sydney in July, it’s worth knowing that the weather can be a bit of a mixed bag, it’s colder … Read more

Things to do in Sydney in May 2024

Ken Done Vivid Credit Spinnifex Group 181613-109

May sees Sydney fast marching toward winter, which begins next month. The days are shorter, temperatures drop, and it’s unlikely you will swim outdoors this month. Visiting in May can be great value for money, with accommodation prices low for all but the last week of the month when they begin to rise with events … Read more

Things to do in Sydney in March 2024

March is one of my favourite months in Sydney. The weather has cooled a little, humidity begins to drop, and the crowds have dropped a little, it’s a great time to explore the city. It’s also a popular time for locals to plan a getaway but start early if you are considering an Easter weekend. … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in January 2024

Australia Day Sydney Harbour

One of my favourite months to be in Sydney, January always sees plenty going in across the city. With summer in full swing and what seems like half of Sydney on holiday, there are events on every day. Accommodation prices are still at their peak and many attractions are busy. So if you are visiting … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in December 2023

Christmas lights and Christmas decorations on display in Darling Harbour, Darling Square, the QVB, Barangaroo and Martin Place. (Photo by Chris Southwood)

December in Sydney signals the start of Summer. Days are long and warm with perfect swimming weather. Afternoon storms are not uncommon, and while you might see more rainy days than you would like, it’s not cold, and rain rarely falls for more than a couple of hours. Restaurants and bars are busy with Christmas … Read more