Fun Things To Do In Sydney

From Bondi's blue seascapes to the buzzing streets of the CBD, our gorgeous city is packed full of cool and quirky ways to fill the weekends. Whether you're in the market for an afternoon of gin distilling, are looking to reach new heights with a tour of Harbour Bridge or are keen to kick your weekend antics off with a boozy brunch, there's plenty going on. Need inspo for a quirky date night or weekend with friends? Check out our pick of fun things to do in Sydney here.

Last updated on 13th September 2021

@ The Imperial Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 30th December 2021

When it comes to fun things to do in the city, The Imperial Hotel is a pretty good place to start. The iconic Erskineville venue plays host to a roster of events throughout the week, including the much-loved Drag N' Dine show. Swing by to watch some of the city's fiercest queens do their thing on stage every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.

Stuck for things to do this weekend in Sydney? Goros is a guaranteed winner. Styled like a Tokyo dive bar, the late night haunt is decked out with private karaoke booths, pool tables and vintage arcade games. Tuck into spicy fried chicken and juicy gyoza before turning your attention to their drinks menu, which includes the notoriously potent sake banger bomb.

@ MANIAX Axe Throwing on Tue, 23rd Feb 2021 - Wed, 31st Aug 2022

Looking to blow off some steam? Whether you're recovering from a breakup, are feeling stressed out at work or are just looking for a quirky date idea, MANIAX Axe Throwing is sure to fit the bill. Enjoy a speedy 45-minute session of steel spinning or opt for the Medieval Munchies package, which includes two hours of target practice followed by a sharing board feast of epic proportions. 

@ The Wanderer on Every Thursday

The Wanderer's Beer Tasting & Retro Games Day is one of our top picks of things to do on a Thursday in Sydney. Head to the Surry Hills spot to spend your evening enjoying a dose of nostalgia with their selection of old school games; from Mario Kart to Jenga and Super Smash Bros, all while sampling the fine range of real ales, largers and craft beers on offer.

Perfect for those looking to indulge in a bit of big kid fun, Holey Moley is one of Sydney's best date night spots. The 27-hole golf course will see you putting your way through rooms themed on everything from Vincent Van Gogh to The Ring. Once you've hit your hole in one? You'll be able to fill up on colourful cocktails and American-style food in The Caddyshack bar.