Bursting through the last days of August with the site of spring so close you can touch it, brings an excitement that has been on hibernation since April. We’ve discovered the some of the best things to hit Sydney during the warming months of Spring.
September School Holiday
The final break before school’s out for another year, all across Sydney are attractions for the whole family
Spring school holiday program at the Australian Museum
Join the Australian Museum these school holidays for Asaro Mud Men mask-making and a dinosaur bonanza!
Date: 24 September 2016 – 09 October 2016
School Holidays at the Powerhouse and Sydney Observatory
Each school holidays is an opportunity to learn, discover and play at the Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Observatory. There are full day workshops, fascinating exhibitions as well as drop-in activities for all ages. Best of all, children under 16 years get FREE general admission!
Date: 24 September 2016 – 10 October 2016
School Holiday fun at the Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House has life-changing stories for students of all ages this school holidays.
Date: 22 September 2016 – 09 October 2016, everyday
The Festival of Dreams
“At the festival you can make yourself a priority in a judgement-free zone and work on your own wellbeing, personal understanding and, from that, determine to become the best you can be and live your dream life.”
The Festival of Dreams is being held from Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9 at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion in the Moore Park Entertainment Quarter.
The festival is open from 10am to 6pm daily and general admission one-day adult tickets are $25 at the door and $20 online. A two-day pass is $40 (door) or $30 (online) and a three-day pass is $55 (door) or $45 (online). Children under 12 are free.
Night Noodle Markets
A key highlight on the Sydney Good Food Month calendar is the Night noodle Markets at Hyde Park. With over 40 Asian inspired hawkers stalls to choose from, get lost in all the sights, smells and sounds of one Sydney’s institutions. Live music and DJ’s will also be on hand so you can dance off all the tasty treats.
WHERE Hyde Park, Sydney
WHEN Oct 6–23, 2016
COST Free entry
Sculptures by the Sea
In it’s 20th year Sculpture by the Seas is the worlds largest outdoor sculpture exhibition. Set along the beautiful and picturesque Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, you can see over 100 pieces of work from artist from Australia and the rest of the world. Trains to Bondi junction can be easily access from Kings Cross station, only meters from Holiday Inn Potts Point – Sydney.
WHERE Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk
WHEN Oct 20 –Nov 6, 2016
COST Free entry