40 Free Events, Activities and Things to Do in Sydney

If you’re in Sydney on a budget, don’t worry, there are plenty of events for you to choose from, too. Check out the article where we put together a list of activities and events you won’t have to pay for!

If you’re into sports, you’ll be able to find a free running group or a yoga class. Do you like music? There’s a free concert waiting for you! Keen on art? Find an exhibition or a museum free of charge! Whatever it is that sparks your interest, you can always have fun in Sydney even with a tight budget.

There are free lifestyle gatherings and cultural events to enjoy in Sydney. You won't miss online happenings… It’s so easy to find something that suits you!

And don’t forget to check out the best free activities of Sydney: Not Sure When, But Then! with Matt Davis, 3D Printing and Scanning-Getting Started, and The Data School Meet and Greet ONLINE or At The Data School.

Not Sure When, But Then! with Matt Davis
Not Sure When, But Then! with Matt Davis
The world may be on pause and travel an impossibility, but we’re looking forward to seeing friends across the globe! Not Sure When, But Then! The world may be on pause and travel an impossibility, ...
19 January
3D Printing and Scanning-Getting Started
3D Printing and Scanning-Getting Started
3D Printing and Scanning-Getting Started 3D Scanners and Printers are rapidly becoming a commonplace technology in industry and in the home. Get up to date at this informative 3D printing demonstr ...
19 January
The Data School Meet and Greet ONLINE or At The Data School
The Data School Meet and Greet ONLINE or At The Data School
Come and learn about The Data School Australia! Come and learn about The Data School Australia.This is an open invitation to join us for our Meet & Greet on Tuesday, the 19th of January. You'l ...
19 January
Live Painting: James Jirat Patradoon
Live Painting: James Jirat Patradoon
Live Painting - ULTRA, James Jirat Patradoon 4A CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART PRESENTS:Live Painting - JAMES JIRAT PATRADOON: ULTRAExhibition Dates: 29 January - 28 February 20214A @World Squa ...
19 January
Open Campus
Open Campus
Welcome to The Hotel School Sydney Open Campus Join us to start exploring how you can be a part of an exciting global career within the hospitality, hotel and tourism industry by attending our Syd ...
20 January
Les Mills Body Pump @ EVC
Les Mills Body Pump @ EVC
Les Mills Body Pump @ Eagle Vale Central By booking this ticket, you are accepting to abide by our COVID requirements. About this Event A science backed barbell workout that trains all your major ...
20 January
Free First Home Buyer Webinar
Free First Home Buyer Webinar
Buying your first home but don't know where to start? Join our free information filled webinar. We will discuss:The home loan process?How much deposit do you need?Can you save on stamp duty?What ...
20 January
School Holiday Fun: Storytime at the Museum
School Holiday Fun: Storytime at the Museum
Stories and a museum tour for children aged 6-12 years. For ages 6-12 years and limited to one adult per family.Listen to stories and enjoy a museum tour.Touch, feel and play with the many interes ...
20 January
Summer Storytime Trail Heffron Park Playground
Summer Storytime Trail Heffron Park Playground
Join us for rhymes, music and stories for children 0-5 years of age at Heffron Park Playground! Bring a picnic rug and come along for some stomping dinosaur stories and songs! Join us for rhymes ...
20 January
Open Campus
Open Campus
Welcome to The Hotel School Sydney Open Campus Join us to start exploring how you can be a part of an exciting global career within the hospitality, hotel and tourism industry by attending our Syd ...
20 January
out of country: blood and bone
out of country: blood and bone
Panel discussion with Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker, Dr Gaye Sculthorpe, Prof. David Trigger, Judy Watson and Daniel Browning out of country: blood and boneJudy Watson’s new commission, skullduggery, st ...
20 January
Public Speaking Free Workshop (In-person)
Public Speaking Free Workshop (In-person)
Come a long to learn how to manage nerves, how to structure your thoughts and how to project your voice Do you want to develop your public speaking skills and work on the fear of public speaking? ...
20 January
Sydney Information Sessions
Sydney Information Sessions
We invite you to join us to learn more about Silversea's all-inclusive 2022/2023 season You're invited to attend our informative presentations to discover more about Silversea's incredible new ran ...
20 January
Tech Savvy Seniors: Arabic @ Liverpool City Library
Tech Savvy Seniors: Arabic @ Liverpool City Library
Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. Benefit from being connected and participating in the digital world, no matter how old ...
20 January
Requiem: The Poets
Requiem: The Poets
Several Australian poets are accompanied by the sombre lament of a cello as they offer their poetic witness of the black summer fires. During the great purges in early 20th century Russia, another ...
20 January
Tin Sheds Gallery Exhibition | Thresholds
Tin Sheds Gallery Exhibition | Thresholds
This exhibition presents recent collaborative work by Sydney-based artists Davis and Jones. It explores ideas of transience and place Tin Sheds Gallery is excited to announce it will be reopening ...
21 January
Business Networking and Employment Information
Business Networking and Employment Information
Business Networking and Employment Information Join us to kick start the year with our first Business Networking event for 2021. We have a panel of four presenters from a variety of industries sh ...
21 January
Bonus paddle session thursday eve fitness
Bonus paddle session thursday eve fitness
A great way to , with to continued building paddling fitness in a fun way. Suited to more experienced/regular paddlers.This is a standard River Canoe Club Paddle Event. For more general informatio ...
21 January
Free Film Screening
Free Film Screening
Mountains May Depart In 1999, a girl named Shen Tao in Fenyang, Shanxi, was in a love triangle with Liangzi, a miner, and Zhang Jinsheng, a mice owner. When she decided to choose Zhang Jinsheng, L ...
22 January
CARDIO DANCE IN PERSON (George Place)
CARDIO DANCE IN PERSON (George Place)
Raise your heart rate and move to the beat with this Cardio Dance Class... This in person dance class is for anyone who wants to get fit, have fun and learn new dance moves. It's an aerobic workou ...
22 January
PILATES IN PERSON (George Place)
PILATES IN PERSON (George Place)
Enjoy a low-impact, core targeting exercise to strengthen muscles and improve alignment! Pilates is a system of exercises designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, posture and to enhance ...
22 January
Australia Bay: Mad Max
Australia Bay: Mad Max
Hunter's Hill Council invites you to join us for Australia Bay. This event will be an outdoor screening of the Australian classic, Mad Max. Hunter's Hill Council invites you to join us in celebrat ...
22 January
Requiem: An Endangered Menagerie
Requiem: An Endangered Menagerie
This panel brings together philosophers, writers, and scientists to explore the intersection between extinction and bushfire in this country Requiem discussion panels curated by Danielle Celermaje ...
22 January
The Voice of a Leader Public Speaker Training (Free Webinar)
The Voice of a Leader Public Speaker Training (Free Webinar)
This 90-minute masterclass gives you actionable steps for sounding and looking more confident when speaking ON CAMERA.IF YOU - Need to get your business online fast! - Hate the way you sound and l ...
22 January
Asia Pacific Basketball Tournament
Asia Pacific Basketball Tournament
Sydney Basketball Institute is holding its one day basketball tournament. ASIA-PACIFIC BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPSBe part of the most exciting one day tournament in Sydney.Date: January 23rd 2021Venu ...
23 January
City Art Free Walking Tour and Reading: Sydney Living Memory
City Art Free Walking Tour and Reading: Sydney Living Memory
Experience new and celebrated artworks in Sydney's city centre and a reading by Wallabalooa poet, Ethan Bell City Art invites you on a guided tour of public artworks that address ideas of place, m ...
23 January
5:00PM MASS @ OLOW SYLVANIA
5:00PM MASS @ OLOW SYLVANIA
Join us at OLOW Sylvania to celebrate vigil mass at 5:00PM on Saturday. *NEW INFO* From July, we are able to increase the capacity of parishioners at each weekend mass. To maximise the amount of p ...
23 January
OPEN DAY
OPEN DAY
OPEN DAYOPEN DAYCORINNA BERNDT, "NOT BORN DIGITAL"SOPHIE PENKETHMAN-YOUNG, "BOLÉRO: A TAIL OF TECH SUPPORT"SATURDAY 23 JANUARY, 12-3PMVerge will be open Saturday 23 January to view Corinna Berndt, ...
23 January
Requiem: Entanglements
Requiem: Entanglements
Never has it been clearer that we humans are embedded in, and ‘in this together’ with all other earth beings. Requiem discussion panels curated by Danielle Celermajer and Michelle St Anne.The impa ...
24 January
Requiem: ‘Myosotis’ – her requiem
Requiem: ‘Myosotis’ – her requiem
Creating a space of reflection within the cavernous belly of the Paddington Reservoir, The Living Room Theatre asks as to sit with loss. Presented by The Living Room Theatre, featuring Danielle Ce ...
24 January
10am Sunday Service
10am Sunday Service
Please ensure you include the names of all those attending in the booking. 10am Sunday Service at Southside ChurchFor any individual ticket cancellations, please contact Southside Church Office at ...
24 January
RECI Sydney Vision Day
RECI Sydney Vision Day
Reformed Evangelical Church of Indonesia Sydney Dear RECI Sydney’s family, On behalf of RECI Sydney and Church Councils, we hereby invite all Members of Reformed Evangelical Church of Indonesia In ...
24 January
10am Sunday Service
10am Sunday Service
Please ensure you include the names of all those attending in the booking.10am Sunday Service at Southside ChurchFor any individual ticket cancellations, please contact Southside Church Office at ...
24 January
Plastic Free Bronte Beach Clean-Up
Plastic Free Bronte Beach Clean-Up
Join our Plastic Free Bronte clean-up and celebrate this Summerama by doing good in the ‘hood! Join our Plastic Free Bronte clean-up, meet other people and celebrate this Summerama by doing good ...
25 January
3 steps for giving positive and constructive feedback
3 steps for giving positive and constructive feedback
In this special meeting, we will learn how to give positive and constructive feedback. ==============================================Due to COVID19 and the current community quarantine/lockdown im ...
25 January
Community Walking Group
Community Walking Group
Walk with us Want to get more active? Want to meet others in your community? Want to enjoy the great outdoors?Then come along to our Community Walking Group.All ages and pets welcome!Call Michael ...
26 January
City of Ryde Australia Day Concert
City of Ryde Australia Day Concert
Join us for a fun City of Ryde Australia Day concert, a free ticketed outdoor festival From 5pm, head to North Ryde Common to celebrate Australia Day, there will be a cultural performance by Garri ...
26 January
Free Australia Day Darling Harbour Water Slides
Free Australia Day Darling Harbour Water Slides
Giant water slides are coming to Darling Harbour this Australia Day!Cool down and squeal with glee riding Planet Entertainment’s five giant inflatable waterslides. The Frozen and Tropical Slides w ...
26 January
Carer Wellness Program North Ryde NSW
Carer Wellness Program North Ryde NSW
Carer Wellness Program by Dementia Australia This group session is designed to support positive health and wellbeing outcomes for a carer, family or friend of a person living with dementia.Partici ...
27 January
Heart Healing for the Soul with Breathwork + Reiki
Heart Healing for the Soul with Breathwork + Reiki
ONLINE EVENT!! Release heavy emotions, quiet your mind, connect with your body dissolve stress and anxiety, and deeper levels of connection.Allow your breath to take you on a self-healing journey, ...
27 January
40 Free Events, Activities and Things to Do in Sydney

Whichever event you decide to attend, we’re sure you will have lots of fun! To find even more exciting events, explore Sydney by category: check the latest beauty and fashion trends, make new friends, enjoy a concert of your favorite band, go spiritual, relish art, party like never before, take a tour, polish a skill, advance in your career, get healthy, enjoy some family time, get down to the IT business, or find an activity you can do at home.

The choice is yours!

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