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There is so much to do in Sydney. Whether you are into the arts, live music, sports, clubs, dancing, you can find something going on that you'll enjoy.

Eating out is a pleasure, there is such a vast range to chose from in this culturally diverse city. Countless cuisines and access to fresh produce - restaurant fare in Sydney is of a high quality. Cinemas screen current blockbuster films and there are also many cinemas that specialise in art house, independent and foreign films. There are numerous theatres in Sydney where you can watch large productions or you may prefer visiting one of the many small theatres which run fringe performances. Sydney night life thrives with clubs, live music and bars. If you are looking for something a little more special, the Sydney Opera House regularly runs world class operas and ballets. On a different note, sport features heavily in Sydney and there are large matches to go watch. Football is the Sydney favourite, followed by cricket. There is also lots for families to do with museums, parks, beaches, family friendly festivals and community events.

Annual event highlights include The Sydney Festival in January, the Mardi Gras in February, the Sydney Film Festival in June and a sprinkling of food and wine fairs throughout the year. Sydney stages one of the largest New Years Eve fireworks display on and around her glorious harbour and is definitely worth experiencing.