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Local's Guide

The latest news and best things to do in The Rocks: events, attractions, shopping, festivals and must-see places to visit.
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5 of the best public parks in The Rocks
If you’re looking for a green space among the bricks, we’ve got you covered. These are the five best parks in The Rocks.
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Follow The Rocks Art Trail Online
Down every cobblestone laneway and around every sandstone corner in The Rocks, you’ll find art from local visionaries and makers.
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Takeaways in the park: The Rocks guide to safe and delicious picnicking
Get outside and enjoy the sunshine with a picnic in one of The Rocks’ stunning parks catered by local cafes, restaurants and bars.
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Experience the hustle and bustle of The Rocks Markets Online
Find and support all your favourite market stalls right from the comfort of your own home.
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Become a local explorer - solve these puzzles of secret spots in The Rocks
Take up the challenge of solving these 9 jigsaw puzzles of secret spots around The Rocks. You may surprise yourself with new places to visit.
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9 local Sydney artists you can meet in person at The Rocks
Buying local art is better. Instead of speaking with a salesperson, you’ll get the chance to talk to the artist and learn the story behind each piece.
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Online Jigsaw Puzzles - Kids Edition
We have created a selection of puzzles just for the kids to keep them entertained and remind them about what they love (and miss) about The Rocks. The best part is there's no missing pieces and easy to clean up. Win win!
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The 6 best handmade jewellers in The Rocks
Handmade jewellery is more special and unique than anything mass produced. Discover truly one-of-a-kind pieces with the 6 best handmade jewellers in The Rocks.
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Shop the best local jewellery designers at The Rocks Markets Online
Support locals and buy from the best jewellery designers in Sydney with our Markets Online.
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Meet Sydney’s best emerging fashion designers at The Rocks Markets
Buy from the best emerging fashion designers in Sydney, with our Markets Online.
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Stock up on sustainable handmade homewares at The Rocks Markets
Buy the best sustainable handmade homewares with The Rocks Markets Online.
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The cult-fave beauty essentials of The Rocks
The Rocks is home to some of the best brands and boutiques that the world of beauty has to offer — and with them, these cult-fave beauty essentials.
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10 Incredibly Unique Things to Do in Sydney
Want to know where the locals "in-the know" go? There are so many incredible things to do in Sydney, from rooftop bars to harbour bridge climbs - we’ve rounded up 10 must-dos.
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The local’s guide to what’s on in Sydney 2021
Sydney is so much more than just a pretty face. Behind the gorgeous harbour views and the glittering skyline, there’s a city that’s brimming with energy and activity.
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Check out the highlights of Vivid Sydney from 09 to 19
To celebrate the 12th Vivid Sydney festival of light we’ve put together a list of the most epic installations from past festivals.
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It’s World Gin Day! Celebrate with the 10 best gin cocktails in The Rocks
Discover 10 of the most exotic and delicious gin cocktails in The Rocks to celebrate World Gin Day!
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The 11 tastiest cheese dishes in The Rocks
From pizzas to cheeseburgers and souffles to cheesecakes, these 11 dishes will satisfy even the meanest of cheese cravings.
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Celebrating some of The Rocks' most inspiring women
The Rocks is home to some of Australia’s finest shopping, eating and drinking. We meet the inspiring women behind it all and discover their stories.
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