School holiday fun in Sydney CBD

The holidays are here! That means it’s time to come up with some boredom busting ideas that will keep the kids happy during the school holidays in Sydney CBD without busting your budget.

Fun, free or cheap entertainment these school holidays in Sydney CBD

Free and creative library fun

Check out the awesome free kid’s activities hosted by Inner West Council Libraries.

  • With locations including Marrickville, Sydenham, Dulwich Hill, Stanmore, Leichardt and also Ashfield, there’s a huge range of activities.
  • School holiday workshops include yarning, gaming, Lego, origami and yoga.
  • Check out the program for full details and bookings for all of these great school holiday activities.

Be in the centre of the action

Centennial Parklands have a heap of fun activities to keep kids of all age entertained these holidays.

Coding camp

If your child is a budding tech star, they’ll love coding camp.

  • They’ll have an app-solutely fabulous time learning how to code and also design their own app.
  • A beginner’s level coding camp kicks off at Annandale Public School on 25 September – check the website for details and to book.

Get arty

Budding Picassos should head to the Art Gallery of NSW for some of their fun school holiday workshops.

Get entertained

There’s non-stop action and entertainment at Moore Park’s Entertainment Quarter.

  • Head there on Wednesdays or Saturdays for Market Day fun including the inflatable action zone, train rides, bungy trampoline, plaster figurine painting and a petting zoo.
  • There’s a cost for most activities but you could always just take a picnic along, let the kids enjoy the playground and soak up the fun vibe.

Hit the park!

It doesn’t get much simpler – or cheaper! – than heading to your local park for hours of fun during the school holidays in Sydney CBD!

  • Throw some snacks and scooters into the car and get exploring – why not use the City of Sydney playground finder to venture to a new playground? Parks are a free, fun way to get the kids off your back and work off all of that excess energy!
  • Don’t miss the fun and variety of Sydney Park in St Peters. As well as parks and playgrounds, there’s lots of wetlands and wildlife to explore.
  • Don’t forget to pack yourself a picnic rug and a book. If you’re lucky, you might even get a few moments peace to relax and enjoy the sunshine!