Experience the best of Sydney at Darling Quarter – a contemporary commercial, retail and recreational precinct offering a diverse range of eateries, entertainment, art exhibitions and activities - all set in a lively community gathering space. Featuring renowned restaurants and cafes, one of Australia’s best children’s playgrounds, the acclaimed Monkey Baa Theatre Company, and some of the only greenery in Sydney CBD, Darling Quarter has a year-round program of free events and experiences for audiences of all ages. It’s a thriving destination that welcomes everyone.
After originally opening nearly ten years ago in 2011, we're upgrading our public space for you to unwind and enjoy new experiences.
Your favourite Darling Quarter locals are here to provide you with the very best at-home feasts.
Darling Quarter is a retail and recreational precinct, making it one of the best spots to use your Dine & Discover vouchers.
Luminous Darling Quarter will light up purple and yellow on the October 16, 2021 to celebrate Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Awareness Day.
There’s always something to do at Darling Quarter! Watch the kids delight in physical activity in our extraordinary free Children’s Playground. Watch in awe as Luminous – the world’s largest interactive digital LED display – lights up the precinct at night. Take in a performance of children’s theatre from the Monkey Baa Theatre Company. Catch family flicks under the stars each summer at the Night Owls Film Fest. Witness the work of emerging and established artists at OPEN, the free public exhibition space. Shop at OPEN UP, the pop-up shipping container market featuring handpicked designers. Stretch your way to serenity at our free Kids’ Yoga sessions, or challenge a colleague to a game of ping-pong on our tables. Go on – explore!
Darling Quarter is a precinct of Darling Harbour, located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Alive with activity, this scenic area boasts spectacular views and is easily accessible via bus, train, ferry, monorail, lightrail, car, taxi, cycle or pedestrian access. Darling Quarter is just south of the IMAX Theatre and is easy to find. Daring Quarter is located at 1–25 Harbour Street.