Top Things to do in Sydney | PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

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There’s always something going on in this vibrant, cosmopolitan city. Home to some of the world’s top sporting events, concerts, and festivals, don’t miss your chance to explore the top things to do in Sydney at PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney. 

January 2022

Sydney Festival

Every January, Sydney Festival starts the new year with a bang, transforming the city with a bold cultural celebration based on critical ideas and cutting-edge art and performance. The program is kaleidoscopic in its diversity; from jaw-dropping cabaret, to epic art installations, international theatre, modern Indigenous work and more.

When: 6 - 30 January 2022
Where: Sydney City

Pedal Boats

Experience Darling Harbour in another perspective! Cool off in the harbour breeze as you cruise around Cockle Bay on a pedal boat this summer. Bring along family and friends to book your very own boat for 30 minutes and pedal around Cockle Bay.

When: 26 November 2021 - 30 January 2022
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour

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Twilight at Taronga

Twilight at Taronga is an annual summer series that is now celbrating 25 years in 2020. You can enjoy breathtaking views of the Sydney Harbour skyline at dusk with with sounds from an incredible Australian and international line-up including pop sensation duo Broods, Aussie rocker Wolfmother and more! 

When: 28 January - 19 February 2022 
Where: Taronga Zoo

February 2022

Lunar New Year

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and flavours of Lunar New Year, with fabulous food, vibrant block parties, spectacular lion dancing and more. Join the street parties, cheer on dragon boats, enjoy live music and dance performances, play mahjong, and embrace everything that comes with the dawn of a new year.

When: 29 January - 13 February 2022
Where: Darling Harbour

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Chinatown Night Market

The Chinatown Night Market is a multicultural community market that is very popular with the city locals and is now rapidly becoming a major tourist attraction in Sydney. Every Friday, indulge in food stalls and lanterns along Little Eat Street beckon food lovers on a journey with tastes from Hong Kong to Hanoi, with yum cha, tepanyaki, takoyaki, sushi, Sichuan, pho and more!

When: Dates TBC
Where: Dixon and Little Hay Street, Haymarket

March 2022

Colour Conference 2022

Colour Conference is a global women's conference. Attended by thousands of women annually, the mandate for the past 24 years has been to place value upon everyday women of all ages, background and culture. As a movement, the Colour Sisterhood has inspired women around the world to rise up, champion womanhood in all its magnificence and partner together in advocating for justice and social change.

When: 11 March - 12 March 2022
Where: ICC Sydney