Things to do

Sydney’s best online events just a click away

Virtual nightclubs, live music streams, online exercise classes and other digital events to keep you connected and entertained.

Virtual music

Food & drink

Staying at home doesn’t mean you can’t treat your tastebuds to Sydney’s finest foods and drinks.

How about inviting your family, friends or colleagues to a private virtual cocktail making class? You’ll receive a personalised mixology kit and be savouring 007-standard martinis in no time.

Scroll through a variety of local stallholders and find fresh delights including coffee beans, honey and kombucha at the Northside Produce virtual market. Or get freshly made Italian food delivered from Lucio’s at home.

Lucios at home
Lucios at home

For the kids

With the daunting task of homeschooling added to many of our daily agendas, finding interactive and educational activities for kids has never been more important.

Luckily, there’s plenty of online events to help. From code camps and art classes for the younger ones to debating and public speaking and improv workshops for teens.

Code Camp launches free eLearning offering
Code Camp launches free eLearning offering

Roam from home scavenger hunts
The perfect stay-at-home educational adventure. Subjects include maths, science, writing/reading, geography and animals.

Youth Parliaments: Be prime minister for a day
These classes are designed to be a simulation of parliament. Teenagers will learn civics knowledge and practice public speaking, collaborative learning and literacy skills.

Talks, courses & workshops

Spending more time indoors is the perfect excuse to learn something new. So why not learn Spanish, get crafty with poster printing or card making or finally learn how to use that camera sitting at the back of your cupboard.

Doing Business Better webinar series
A series of free virtual workshops that combine practical learning with inspirational content. Designed to leave you with the strategies, tools and ideas to add value to your business.

Online beginners improv classes
This 4-week course covers improvisation and provides a safe and open space to challenge yourself and have fun.

Sports & fitness

Practice traditional yoga from the comfort of your own seat with virtual live chair yoga classes.

Keep your body moving with Sydney Dance Company’s virtual sessions for all levels. Genres include ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, pilates and body conditioning.

And don’t miss KGV’s bodyweight workout of the day. An easy-to-follow workout to do at home with no equipment.


Luckily for art lovers, plenty of our favourite Sydney galleries have gone digital. Virtual exhibitions include Sydney Printmakers 2020, Borrowed Time by Keroshin Govender or ArtSHINE’s Painted Garden by Gabby Malpas.

Head On(line) Photo Festival
From 2 to 17 May, Head On(line) Photo Festival will host free artists talks, conversations, panel discussions and webinars to brush up on your photography skills.

Plants exhibition
Plants is hosted by Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens and features more than 150 artworks celebrating a love of plants.

Anzac Day

Anzac light up the dawn
Anzac light up the dawn

Show your Anzac spirit
Film your message to veterans, light up the dawn from your driveway or balcony and tune into live commemoration services.

3 Weeks in Spring: Live at the State Theatre
The tale of the birth of the Anzac legend. Filmed live at the State Theatre, this inspiring musical is available to watch on YouTube exclusively for Anzac Day.

Published 17 April 2020, updated 21 April 2020