Darling Harbour Events

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Darling Harbour is a vibrant waterfront Sydney hub, hosting a myriad of great festivals and activities all year round. Every season boasts major events like New Years Eve, Australia Day and Chinese New Year to cultural festivals, celebrations such as "Fiesta", "Santa Fest" and 'Month of Love", plus regular weekend Harbourside Fireworks. More Info ...

Upcoming Events

  • Fireworks Saturdays in February
  • Valentines Day 14 February
  • Seniors festival 13-24 February 
  • SailGP 15-16 February


  • When Saturdays in February
  • Where Darling Harbour
  • What Fabulous fireworks lighting up the Darling Harbour night sky
    • From 9pm Saturday nights
    • Free!
  • Why not join the Sunset Dinner Cruise to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing or shopping. Enjoy a three course dinner with drinks and harbour views, then disembark at 6.30pm for a leisurely stroll along King St Wharf, pop into a bar (or two) and arrive at Cockle Bay in time for the light show. 


  • When Thursday 14 February
  • Where Darling Harbour King St Wharf No.1
  • What Feel the love on the most romantic day of the year! Join one of our special Valentines Day Cruises and treat your Valentine to a romantic Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour. All Dining Cruises depart from King St Wharf No,1, only a short stroll from Cockle Bay, Harbourside and Darling Quarter. 
    • Valentines 5.00pm Dinner & Drinks from $89pp*
    • Valentines 7.30pm Lovers Dinner & Drinks from $129pp*
    • 5.00pm Sunset Dinner & Drinks from $99pp*
    • 7.00pm Captains Dinner from $165pp*
    • 7.00pm Gold Penfolds Dinner from $209pp*

*Refer Valentines Day page for full details and bookings


  • When 13 February - 24 February
  • Where Darling Harbour, King Street Wharf No.1 
  • What The NSW Seniors Festival is the largest celebration for people over 60 in the southern hemisphere. We offer great deals on a range of Sydney Harbour sightseeing and dining cruises during the 2019 Seniors Festival. Visit the Seniors Festival page for details 
    • Harbour Story Premium Morning or Afternoon Sightseeing Cruise from $27.50 per senior (departs Circular Quay only)*
    • Seafood Buffet Lunch Cruise from $59 per senior*

*Refer Seniors Festival page for full details, conditions and bookings


  • When 15 - 16 February
  • Where Darling Harbour, King Street Wharf No.1
  • What SailGP is sailing redefined: a thrilling new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit at iconic venues across the globe. Launching over two days on Sydney Harbour, we offer two spectator packages onboard Official SailGP Spectator Boats. All cruises depart from King Street Wharf No.1.
    • Club Passes from $249pp*
    • Fan Passes from $89pp*

*Refer SailGP page for full details and bookings

Watch this space for all the upcoming events ...

Select cruise and date below

Options Travel date Price from  
Valentines Day 14 February   From $89pp Visit the Valentines Day page for info & bookings
Seniors Festival 13-24 February   From $27.50pp Visit the Seniors Festival page for info & bookings
SailGP 15-16 February   From $89pp Visit the SailGP page for info & bookings
Vivid Sydney 24May-15June   From $25pp Visit the Vivid Sydney page for info & bookings
Options Travel date Price from  
Sightseeing Cruises Limited time   From $35pp Visit the Sightseeing page for info & bookings
Hop On Hop Off Limited time   From $49pp Visit the Hop On Hop Off page for info & bookings
High Tea Cruise Limited time   From $59pp Visit the High Tea page for info & bookings
Lunch Cruises Limited time   From $69pp Visit the Lunch Cruise page for info & bookings
Dinner Cruises Limited time   From $89pp Visit the Dinner Cruise page for info & bookings
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Other Cruises - Special Events

New Years Eve
December 31
Australia Day
January 26
Valentines Day
February 14
Christmas Day
December 25
Boxing Day
December 26
Vivid Festival
May - June
Melbourne Cup
Mothers Day
Fathers Day
Seniors Festival
Christmas Parties
November - December
Christmas in July
Big Ships in Sydney
Year Round
Food Festival
Good Food Month
School Holiday Fun
Great Offers for Kids
Whale Watching
May - November
Earth Hour
March - June 
Sydney Royal Easter Show
March - April
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