If top DJ acts at one the big dance clubs does not appeal to you, you are not limited to just dinner-and-drinks. Sydney offers comedy clubs, open-air cinemas, pubs with bands, or The Star – the only casino in New South Wales. For info on what’s on in Sydney, pick up a copy of the Sydney Morning Herald on Fridays for its lift-out Metro section. Free street mags such as Drum Media and 3D World also list club nights, concerts and what’s happening in the world of arts, comedy and theatre.
Here are a few starting points for where to get a piece of the Sydney action:
Alive with light, colour and vibrant atmosphere, Darling Harbour is a 10 minute walk from Park Regis City Centre.
One of Sydney’s largest dining, shopping and entertainment precincts with a full calendar of outdoor events such as Hoopla Festival, Jazz & Blues Festival and fireworks every Saturday night in September, October, November and December.
New South Wales’ only casino is also located just off Darling Harbout. See
Combine this lively atmosphere with over 40 bars, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs with a gorgeous backdrop and visitors can not help but get caught up in all the excitement that Darling Harbour has to offer!
80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont
More than just a casino – with over 20 bars, restaurants and cafes plus nightly drink specials, nightclubs, a wine bar, luxe cocktails, lounge bars, live music, sports bar and the Lyric Theatre hosting world renowned stage productions.
The Star invites you to visit – but not plan your night – as you never know what twists and turns your evening might take!
There aren’t many places like The Rocks. Framed by the diamond-sparkled waters of Sydney Harbour and shaped by history, The Rocks is where Sydney began. But with 19th-century warehouses converted to chic restaurants, stylish bars, hearty pubs, interactive museums, artisan markets, eclectic shopping and free events, it’s also a place for now.