Top things to do in Sydney this Christmas!


Destination Revisited


2020 has been an eventful year with restrictions and social distancing, however Christmas is not cancelled in Sydney! Check out the top things to do in Sydney (adhering to social distancing rules, of course!)



Images Courtesy: City of Sydney Council website


1. Canopy of Light


Discover a Christmas wonderland right in the heart of Sydney as you stroll along Pitt Street Mall underneath a canopy of suspended lights.

Every day, 6pm to 11:55pm Saturday 28 November to Thursday 31 December


2. Martin Place Christmas tree and fairy lights


Stating claim as the tallest Christmas tree in NSW this gorgeous tree is decorated with more than 110,000 LED lights, a 3.4-metre colour-changing star and 330 specially created glossy baubles.

Enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours and decorative lights every 15 minutes from 7pm to midnight.

Every day, all day Saturday 28 November to Thursday 31 December


3. The Strand Arcade Christmas decorations


In an aesthetic ode to the beauty of the Australian landscape, the Strand Arcade is adorned in a specially commissioned installation of Christmas decorations inspired by native flowers.


4. Discover the festivities at the QVB


Witness the iconic QVB Swarovski Tree – the largest indoor Christmas tree in Australia, standing at 24 metres and reaching all the way up to the top of the Centre Dome.


5. Experience an Australiana Christmas at Westfield Sydney


Discover the expansive and elegant decorations that are inspired by Australia's iconic Eucalyptus Trees, the 'Christmas Gum' which celebrates the love of our Australian Christmas

Every day, all day Thursday 5 November to Thursday 31 December


6. Gigantic Christmas Presents


Gigantic 6-foot tall Christmas presents are taking over the Harbourside Forecourt, decorated with shimmering silver and fluorescent pink, perfect for a photo moment.

Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000

Harbourside Forecourt

Every day, all day Monday 9 November to Friday 25 December


7. Christmas at The Rocks


Explore some of The Rocks’ stunning bars or restaurants – the perfect place to raise a glass or two with friends and loved ones. Discover magically mouth-watering morsels, festive flavours and crafty creations including free live Christmas Music, Jingle Rock Station and steal a kiss at Mistletoe Lane.


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