Kids

Kids events and family friendly fun in Sydney

School holidays in Sydney
Kids

School holidays in Sydney

Looking for ideas to entertain the kids? We've found the best children's theatre, workshops, outdoor activities and museum exhibitions during the summer school holidays.

The best kid-friendly pubs in Sydney
Kids

The best kid-friendly pubs in Sydney

Rock climbing, giant Scrabble, flying foxes – there are pubs in Sydney that have amazing facilities for kids.

Rainy day activities for kids
Kids

Rainy day activities for kids

It pays to have these wet-weather saviours up your sleeves for when the kids are home and bored with cartoons and colouring.

The best kid-friendly cafes in Sydney
Kids

The best kid-friendly cafes in Sydney

Let them run amuck at the playgrounds, farms and kids’ areas in these child-friendly cafés around Sydney. 

Activities for kids in Sydney

The best playgrounds in Sydney
Kids

The best playgrounds in Sydney

Got a wriggly little one? Let them run off some of that energy at these parks and playgrounds that know how to entertain the real bosses of the household.

The best outdoor pools in Sydney
Sport and fitness

The best outdoor pools in Sydney

When you and the kids feel like taking a dip in this city there are so many great options. Firstly, there are at least 12 outdoor pools to choose from, then there's Sydney's world-famous beaches, harbourside swimming spots and secret, hidden beaches to seek out, too. 

Where to find the best Sydney parks
Attractions

Where to find the best Sydney parks

Whether you’re in need of place to laze around or a quiet spot away from the city, these Sydney parks have sprawling open spaces, free barbecues and shaded spots to while away an afternoon or simply catch a break at lunch time.

The 50 best kids' movies to watch as a family
Film

The 50 best kids' movies to watch as a family

Got a ‘lil film buff on your hands? We thought so, and here are some fab flicks to get you through the holidays. 

The best skate parks in Sydney
Kids

The best skate parks in Sydney

The beauty of a skate park is that it's usually free to shred, and all ages are welcome. These skate parks cater for kids and teens, as well as adults, and they're great places to learn.

Summer Adventures

The best picnic spots in Sydney
Things to do

The best picnic spots in Sydney

Wrap up the whole family for lunch on the grass.

The best trampoline parks in Sydney
Things to do

The best trampoline parks in Sydney

Jump around all day long at these seven indoor trampolining parks. 

Where to go fruit picking near Sydney
Things to do

Where to go fruit picking near Sydney

The kids can pick their five-a-day in the sunshine.

The best dog parks in Sydney
Things to do

The best dog parks in Sydney

Meet your dog-mad neighbours and let the kids and pup run free.

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Relax this Australia Day long weekend dining at The Star
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Relax this Australia Day long weekend dining at The Star

When it comes to January 26, we’re pretty practiced at whipping out the barbecue, tossing on some tunes and inviting the whole neighbourhood around for a party. But even the most masterful amateur grillers and backyard cricketers need a break from hosting duties every so often – especially in this heat. This Australia Day long weekend, put your feet up, grab a beer or cocktail and let the culinary wizards at The Star take care of your annual Aussie feast. To make you feel right at home, the chefs at Flying Fish, Sokyo and Black Bar & Grill have put in the hard yards to create special dishes with an Australiana theme just for the celebration along with their usual fabulous fare.  At Flying Fish, they take fresh seafood very seriously. It’s all about flavour over technique frills, and dishes that showcase the finest fruits of the sea. Over the Australia Day long weekend, they’ll be serving special mango and macadamia barbecue prawns for just $34. You won’t be able to find juicier Spencer Gulf prawns, with these babies coming out sizzling in a zesty glaze of mango kombucha. They’re not stopping there. For dessert, you can order a nostalgic Milo chocolate mousse with Vegemite-salted caramel for $24. In honour of our diverse nation, Sokyo will be adding a little extra Aussie flair to their much-loved Japanese dishes. They’ll be sizzling prawns on their robata grill with a kick from a lime and shiso salsa plus a jalapeño sauce for $18 a piece. And for bona fide lovers of the fin

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Four ways to perfectly pair your next night out with Blue Moon
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Four ways to perfectly pair your next night out with Blue Moon

A lot of fuss is made about pairing your food to your wine, but not everyone likes wine. Luckily, beer is often the perfect match to a meal, especially when you’re talking spicy food and delicious salty bar snacks. Blue Moon Belgian White is a refreshing, citrus-laced brew that is increasingly finding its way behind bars across Sydney’s drinking and dining scene. Next time you find yourself at one of these Sydney establishments pair your schooner of Blue Moon Belgian White with one of these meals to experience the beer (and your food) at its best.

Spend Australia Day dancing at Rock Lily
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Spend Australia Day dancing at Rock Lily

Us Australians sure know how to celebrate, but every now and then it’s good practice to accept a little assistance in our an area of expertise. From Friday, January 25 to Sunday, January 27, the team at Rock Lily at The Star are throwing an Australia Day bash and they want you to join the party. Of course, you can’t have a party without music. On Friday you’ll be singing along to a series of Australian anthems, with a live band playing Aussie classics, as well as a set by DJ Kitsch. Saturday will feature the R'n'B and hip hop stylings of Yo! Mafia, Beast Mode, D-Flat and Soul Nights. Finally, closing the weekend of music on Sunday will be Check Your Head featuring slow jam king Konecs, club and festival regular DJ Horizon, and more R'n'B spins from MC Bustanut, Suit AZ, D-Flat, Troy-T and K-Time. There's plenty of delicious beverages to try throughout your weekend celebrations, but you should definitely put the lamington cocktail on your list, which shakes together Baileys, Tia Maria, coconut syrup and milk for $16. During January, Sydney has been enjoying 40 per cent off all drinks between 2-10pm Monday to Friday at Rock Lily, so you'll certainly have a roaring start to your long weekend. All you need to do now is pick out your best green and gold, gather your mates and make a bee line for The Star.

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards

Save the date: the annual Time Out Sydney Bar Awards are coming to Oxford Art Factory on Sunday March 10. Join us as we toast the city’s best cocktail bars, new bars, wine bars, bartenders, rising stars and more at the party for the party-makers.You can expect an afternoon of delicious drinks, great food and sweet tunes in celebration of our stunning and resilient bar scene. Tickets ($70 + BF) include all food and drinks, and are on sale now. Got a favourite bar? Why not vote for it in the People's Choice Award?  Nominees in most categories will be announced soon, so watch this space. What will be named Sydney's Bar of the Year for 2019?

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