25 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!
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Start this year on a high with our free women’s upskilling program, OnRamp by Vibewire, learning real world insights from experts. Join us weekly in February on Wednesday evenings at Western Sydney University Parramatta campus (3 minutes from
8 February
Wheelie Good Compost Giveaway 2023
It’s your chance to collect 'Wheelie Good® Compost'. It's compost that is made especially for you from the material collected from your household green bins. When you use your green bin correctly, we can produce compost even more efficiently.
12 February
Start this year on a high with our free women’s upskilling program, OnRamp by Vibewire, learning real world insights from experts. Join us weekly in February on Wednesday evenings at Western Sydney University Parramatta campus (3 minutes from
15 February
UM Business Breakfast: Unpacking the Evolving Data & Privacy Landscape
Data, Privacy and Digital Marketing There are two forces that are driving marketing towards a data paradigm. The first is the demise of the third-party cookie which is changing the digital advertising ecosystem and the attribut
8 February
Culture Cafe | Around the World
About this event Welcome to Culture Café! We want to celebrate cultures, exchange languages and make new friends. Whether you’re already from Sydney, an international student or it’s your semester abroad, everyone is welcome to Culture
16 February
DARE 2023 Symposium: Data. Domains. Decisions.
Data. Domains. Decisions. The ARC Training Centre in Data Analytics for Resources and Environments (DARE) will be showcasing work from our multidisciplinary, world-class data scientists and collaborations with partner organisations
7 February
Saman Shad — The Matchmaker
Debut author Saman Shad puts the desi in desire in The Matchmaker — an effervescent romantic comedy, spicier than garam masala and sweeter than gulab jamun. Saima, a professional matchmaker whose own love life is a shambles,
9 February
Comedy for a Cause
Join us for a morning of entertainment Who’s it for: 65+ year olds who reside in the Sutherland Shire
6 February
GONE FISHING @ KURNELL: Rock Fishing Safety & Skills Day
Interested in learning new rock fishing skills? Want to learn how to keep yourself safe while fishing on our coastlines? Interested in learning expert rock fishing insights about Kurnell? Would you like to take home your
25 February
CPR and First Aid for Babies & Toddlers Online
Note: This course is open to residents of the following LGAs: City of Sydney; Bayside; Randwick; Woollahra; and Waverley. Join Dr Debbie Perkins for a demonstration of CPR, as well as advice for parents and carers
6 February
Monthly #FirstFridayFair Business, Data & Tech (Virtual Event) -#SYD
These Virtual Career Fair Event Happens on First Friday of the Month..  To participate: 1. Create an account on https://fff.analyticsweek.com [link: https://fff.analyticsweek.com/login/] 2. Visit https://fff.analy
3 February
Business and Professional Women Strathfield Candlelight Event
INVITATIONBusiness and Professional Women Strathfield is a community group; a member of the Committee on the Status of Women of the United Nations to “Empowering Women to realise the Sustainable Development Goals”. Come and
15 February
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to host a panel discussion with the participation of four Italian female academics, whose successful careers in the sciences hav
9 February
Summerama 2023
Join our Summerama activities to celebrate our beautiful environment and coast. Clothes Swap: Swap some of your most loved pieces of clothing and update your wardrobe with amazing second hand clothes (Bronte)
26 February
Super Bowl LVII | Cruise Bar
It’s game on for Super Bowl LVII and there’s no better place to catch all the action than Cruise Bar! Enjoy all the NFL finals action on our huge outdoor screen set against the backdrop of the harbour. You’ll enjoy Budweiser specials a
13 February
Childrens Animated Movie Party
Everyone welcome. Bring a blanket and snacks or enjoy some takeaway from the local restaurants
11 February
Red Bull Unforeseen
Red Bull Unforeseen welcomes you to A Night With: DUTTY x FILTH, taking place at iconic club, ARQ, situated on Gadigal Land. Discover an indelible experience for you, your crew, and your senses - where utopia and dystopia con
23 February
The Nib Presents: Minding Your Mind with James O'Loghlin & Ian Hickie
Based on James O’Loghlin and Professor Ian Hickie’s popular podcast of the same name, Minding Your Mind uses compassion, curiosity, warmth and humour to explore how the mind works as well as practical strategies on how we can under
23 February
Welcome to 2023 and the first of this year’s Inner West Council’s Women in Business Talk Series, focusing on strengthening your social media skills We are also excited to also be back at the Pavilion at Marrickville Library. <l
22 February
Kite Flying Festival 12 FEB 2023 at Cronulla Don Lucas Reserve
❤️❤️❤️FREE ENTRY EVENT❤️❤️❤️ On Sunday 12 Feb 2023, hundreds of colourful kites 🪁 will be flying high above the Cronulla Beach Foreshore at Don Lucas Reserve in Cronulla’s first ever
12 February
HUBB Conversations 'View from the Board'
HUBB Advisory Board directors, Ruth Medd and Mark Richardson, will be joining us for a revived Conversations event. With close to a century of collective experience at the highest levels of Australian business, we will be finding out what the
8 February
Jannawi Dance Clan's Garrigarrang Badu
Join us on 9 February for a night of Dharug culture, featuring: Dharug Knowledge Holder and ACE board member Julie Bukari Webb Exclusive preview of Jannawi Dance Clan's brand-new work Garrigarrang Badu <
9 February
All About: Smartphone and Tablet Basics
Learn all about the most basic features of smartphone or tablet, including: Setting up your device Using touchscreen gestures Navigating your device Opening, minimising and closing apps And mor
27 February
Library Lovers Outdoor Stories and Songs | All Ages
Come along and celebrate Library Lovers Day at Ryde Library with a session of stories and songs outside in the Piazza. All ages welcome! Bookings preferred, but not essential. Dependent on weather.
14 February
AIRAH Industry Night – Central Sydney [NSW]
AIRAH is bringing its Industry Nights to 19 cities across Australia in 2023! Join us July 27 in Central Sydney, New South Wales. This event is free to attend and a great opportunity for those working in or curious about the heat
27 July
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!