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: Spring School Holiday Activity Cinnamon Bun Bake Off, New Materialisms in Traditional Doll Making, and Coding for Beginners.

Spring School Holiday Activity Cinnamon Bun Bake Off
Spring School Holiday Activity Cinnamon Bun Bake Off
September School Holiday Program 2022Cinnamon Bun Bake OffInternational Cinnamon Bun Day is just around the corner so sign up and come learn how to bake delicious cinnamon buns.We will also be giv ...
30 September
New Materialisms in Traditional Doll Making
New Materialisms in Traditional Doll Making
A workshop in kimekomi doll making with a master from Sumida-ward, TokyoLocation: UNSW Sydney, Kensington Campus (room number and building to be sent to registered attendees directly)Sumida-ku Tou ...
30 September
Coding for Beginners
Coding for Beginners
Coding for BeginnersCome along to this fun, hands-on beginner’s coding workshop for kids. This activity is suitable for children who are just starting out on their coding journey with minimal or n ...
30 September
Bank Holiday TurnOut @ Stanley’s
Bank Holiday TurnOut @ Stanley’s
Start you’re bank holiday weekend the right way with a double naughty lineup and party not to be missed! The TurnOut continues…The dust has settled and the party crew is ready to assemble once mor ...
30 September
Army C4 workforce review
Army C4 workforce review
Partner with Army to bring your considerable experience in organisational and workforce design.Army is seeking an industry partner to apply their expertise in organisation design, workforce and HR ...
30 September
Friday Night City Lights Strike Bowling for DSNSW members of UP!Club
Friday Night City Lights Strike Bowling for DSNSW members of UP!Club
UP!Club is a social connection group for adults with Down syndrome. This outing is open to the DSNSW members of the UP!Club.Event focus – community participationJoin us for your Friday night bowli ...
30 September
Lane Cove Bush Kids River Life
Lane Cove Bush Kids River Life
School Holiday Activity 2 to 12 yearsIt's World River Day in September and we’ll celebrate by spending time along Lane Cove River on a bushwalk exploring mangroves and casuarinas, finding out who ...
30 September
The Next Generation of Teachers Information & Networking Event
The Next Generation of Teachers Information & Networking Event
Join The School of Education and WIL Education for an illuminating information and networking event with key partners in Education.This event is for Initial Teacher Education students enrolled in ...
30 September
Sound Check the System
Sound Check the System
Honey Trap Sound System bring together Sydney’s most powerful and relevant femme artists and musical collectives for the first time.Honey Trap Sound System bring together Sydney’s most powerful an ...
30 September
Newtown Secret Brewery Walking Tour aka. "Bondi does Newtown”
Newtown Secret Brewery Walking Tour aka. "Bondi does Newtown”
Newtown & Marrickville have an amazing craft beer scene, and we’re going to check it out! Honestly it’s mind blowing how awesome the beers aNewtown & Marrickville have an amazing craft beer sc ...
1 October
In Conversation: Gordon Hookey & Keith Munro
In Conversation: Gordon Hookey & Keith Munro
Learn about the practice of renowned Waanyi artist Gordon Hookey in conversation with Keith MunroJoin Gordon Hookey and Keith Munro as they chart three decades of Hookey's practice where art and a ...
1 October
FREE Sydney Meetup: Pre-Labour Day Long Weekend Drinks at Watsons EQ
FREE Sydney Meetup: Pre-Labour Day Long Weekend Drinks at Watsons EQ
Relax your Labour Day long weekend over a drink with new folks while enjoying the NRL Grand Final! (Don't forget Daylight Savings of +1 hr)FREE Sydney MeetupCasual Sunday Long Weekend Drinks at Wa ...
2 October
HIDDEN Rookwood Commitment to Country Ceremony and Dharug Yarning Circle
HIDDEN Rookwood Commitment to Country Ceremony and Dharug Yarning Circle
Commitment to Country Ceremony and Dharug Yarning CircleJoin Dharug Traditional Custodians and Knowledge Keepers Julie Clarke Jones and Raelene Billedo Locke for a special Commitment to Country Ce ...
2 October
Luna Park, Ferry Ride, Fish & Chips Lunch for DSNSW UP!Club Members
Luna Park, Ferry Ride, Fish & Chips Lunch for DSNSW UP!Club Members
UP!Club is a social connection group for adults with Down syndrome. This overnight event is open to the DSNSW members of the UP!Club.Event focus – community participationLuna Park is Sydney's prem ...
2 October
House Plant
House Plant
Join us Sunday arvo for dancing, drinks, and tunes as we takeover the rooftop bar at Corner House, Bondi!Join us Sunday arvo as we takeover the rooftop bar at Corner House, Bondi. There will be da ...
2 October
Liveschool presents BLANKE: Mixing for Impact in Bass Music
Liveschool presents BLANKE: Mixing for Impact in Bass Music
Blanke's 'Mixing for Impact in Bass Music' Music Production Masterclass and Q&A; at Liveschool, Ableton Certified Training Center.How do you set your tracks for maximum impact on the world’s large ...
3 October
Buffy Trivia Coolibah Hotel
Buffy Trivia Coolibah Hotel
Buffy Trivia - Questions sourced from all seven seasons of the TV showRelive your favourite Scooby Gang moments in trivia question form at Buffy Trivia. 40 questions spread over two rounds with bo ...
4 October
Author Talk: Dr Anne Ring "Engaging with Ageing"
Author Talk: Dr Anne Ring "Engaging with Ageing"
Join local author Dr Anne Ring who has taken a new approach to ageing in her book "Engaging with ageing - What Matters as We Grow Older"To celebrate this year's International Day of Older Persons ...
4 October
Hello Holidays: E-Waste Sculptures
Hello Holidays: E-Waste Sculptures
Give new life to electronic waste in this creative workshopLearn how to transform electronic waste into sculpted masterpieces. In this hands-on workshop, children will create their own unique scul ...
4 October
Imagine tour
Imagine tour
Bring the whole family on a tour of our picture book exhibition and discover some fabulous stories from behind-the-scenes at the Library.Discover our new picture book exhibition, Imagine... the Wo ...
4 October
Breaking workshop level up
Breaking workshop level up
Learn the basics of breakdancing with some matesIn this demo & workshop, some breakdancing basics will be recapped from the last. Build your top rock and footwork steps skills and learn how to ...
4 October
Brett Mason – Wizards of Oz
Brett Mason – Wizards of Oz
Brett Mason discusses his remarkable new book with an introduction by General Sir Peter Cosgrove (Retd).Two Australian scientists played a vital yet largely unknown role in the Allied victory in t ...
4 October
Big Bang Science Workshop: Air All Around Us Cabramatta
Big Bang Science Workshop: Air All Around Us Cabramatta
Air All Around Us: Is anything ever truly empty?Is anything ever really empty? In this workshop we explore air: what is it made of, how it behaves, and how it keeps us alive! Investigate air as a ...
5 October
History Now: state institutions
History Now: state institutions
Join historians Sarah Luke (MQ) and Professor Paul Ashton (UTS) in conversation with Dr Jacqueline Wilson (ACU)What happens when memories fade and urban myths flood the halls of old sandstone inst ...
5 October
HSC Lock in @Waverley Library: Maths with Harry Mavrolefteros
HSC Lock in @Waverley Library: Maths with Harry Mavrolefteros
Get last minute needed advice in preparation for the upcoming HSC Maths Standard, Advanced, Extension 1 and Extension 2 Exams.Waverley Library is hosting a special study night for year 12 students ...
5 October
Spring School Holiday Activity Indoor Tag Ball Sports Day
Spring School Holiday Activity Indoor Tag Ball Sports Day
Spring School Holiday Program 2022Indoor Tag Ball Sports DayWe are adapting a well known sport to an indoor setting and we want your input! If you enjoy team sports and want to contribute, then th ...
5 October
SDN EMCR workshop: Building your dementia research pathway
SDN EMCR workshop: Building your dementia research pathway
Sydney Dementia Network EMCR workshop: Building your dementia research pathwayBuilding your dementia research pathway can be challenging. The Sydney Dementia Network (SDN) Early and Mid-Career Res ...
5 October
Entropy Awakening: Exhibition Launch
Entropy Awakening: Exhibition Launch
Entropy Awakening, an immersive multimedia experience exploring a world of First Nations sovereignty.The winding down of energy. The spark of an idea. Resistance and transformation. This exhibitio ...
5 October
Hello Holidays: David Bowie for a Day
Hello Holidays: David Bowie for a Day
Kids will learn about David Bowie, create choreography and make a Bowie inspired music video! Singer & children's musical educator Sheba Williams will host a fun half-day workshop, where kids ...
5 October
Introduction to computers for Cantonese speaking seniors 學習使用電腦
Introduction to computers for Cantonese speaking seniors 學習使用電腦
Rockdale Library - Tech Savvy Seniors Introduction to computers for Cantonese speaking seniors 學習使用電腦Rockdale Library - Tech Savvy SeniorsIntroduction to computers for Cantonese speaking seniors 學 ...
5 October
Sustainable Skin Care Workshop for Teens
Sustainable Skin Care Workshop for Teens
Create amazing skincare products in this library youth programLearn how to make some great sustainable skincare products that you can continue making at home as part of your zero waste or plastic ...
5 October
Let's Talk About Anxiety for Carers Week
Let's Talk About Anxiety for Carers Week
Educational forum for carers about supporting a loved one with anxiety, featuring guest presenters and stories of lived experience.Let's Talk About Anxiety for Carers week! Don't miss this amazing ...
5 October
Belinda Alexandra presents The French Agent
Belinda Alexandra presents The French Agent
Belinda Alexandra presents The French AgentJoin bestselling Australian author, Belinda Alexandra, as she transports us back in time to post-war Paris and Sydney at this in-conversation presentatio ...
5 October
Lane Cove Bush Kids Once Upon a Time
Lane Cove Bush Kids Once Upon a Time
School Holiday Activity 2 to 12 yearsSpending time in nature has many benefits both physical and mental. It can also encourage our creativity. We’ll be going on a bushwalk to create our own story ...
5 October
Jamberoo Sept/Oct YHP East/Hills
Jamberoo Sept/Oct YHP East/Hills
Bobsleds - Billabong Beach - Taipan & The Funnel Web. Enjoy a day at Jamberoo recreation park.Bobsleds - Billabong Beach - Taipan & The Funnel Web. Remember to bring a towel & sunscreen. T ...
5 October
Imagine tour
Imagine tour
Bring the whole family on a tour of our picture book exhibition and discover some fabulous stories from behind-the-scenes at the Library.Discover our new picture book exhibition, Imagine... the Wo ...
5 October
School Holiday Fun: Spring planting storytime
School Holiday Fun: Spring planting storytime
Spring into the school holidays with a fun-filled Spring planting storytime!For children aged 5-8 years.Put on your backyard gear, bring along your gardening gloves, and come prepared to have load ...
5 October
Get Slimed | Menai Library
Get Slimed | Menai Library
Get Slimed | Menai LibraryIt’s time for slime! What is slime and how does it work? Kids will love participating in this fun and slimy STEAM activity where they’ll get to make some slippy, sloppy s ...
5 October
Dinner presentation for Psychiatrists and General practitioners
Dinner presentation for Psychiatrists and General practitioners
Dinner presentation for Psychiatrists and General practitionersPSYCH2U would like to invite you to a dinner evening presentation on early intervention, and timely access to mental health care. Pre ...
6 October
Crafting Spooky Characters with Author Reece Carter
Crafting Spooky Characters with Author Reece Carter
Learn how to create memorable characters from scratch with Reece Carter, author of A Girl Called Corpse.Drawing inspiration from their own environment, kids will work together to develop a spooky ...
6 October
40 Free Events, Activities and Things to Do in Sydney

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