Experience the best of Sydney at Darling Quarter – a contemporary cultural precinct offering a diverse range of eateries, plus entertainment, arts projects, 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 the Village Green, with a year-round program of free events and experiences for audiences of all ages. It’s a thriving destination that welcomes everyone.
Night Owls Kids’ Film Festival – 9th to 25th January 2020 Free family fun under the stars continues this January, with the return of the Darling Quarter Night Owls Kids’ Film Festival for its ninth season.
If you're on the lookout for some stocking-sized gifts, then look no further! From Monday 2nd to Sunday 22nd December, between 10am–6pm, our pop up Christmas Market will be filled with all kinds of festive trinkets and gifts to suit the whole family.
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.