The historic laneways of The Rocks are transforming into Christmas Wonderlanes this holiday season! Explore them and you’ll find joy around every golden sandstone corner, with twinkling Christmas lights and trees, special Xmas feasts, loads of fun activities and even a bunch of Christmas themed activities for your doggo.
Plus, we know Christmas movies are essential so we’ve stacked the Laneway Cinemas line-up with holiday classics. Come and enjoy your favourite films with cosy seating and free popcorn under the stars.
And of course, we’ll help you get your Christmas shopping done! Shop our range of specialty retailers, or visit The Rocks Christmas Markets which will come alive with festive decorations and roving entertainers - the perfect place to shop for memorable gifts while supporting local makers and small businesses (don’t forget to treat yourself to some delicious street food).
So what are you waiting for? Let's get merry!
Must see and do
Visit The Rocks to see our extravagant Christmas decorations, from a seven-metre-high Christmas tree to a giant snow globe.
Have yourself a furry little Christmas! To launch our Santa Paws Photo Sessions, we're hosting a Pound Paws Dog Day with pet friendly market stalls, live entertainment and more.
Discover festive eats, unique gifts and crafty creations at The Rocks Christmas Markets. Plus, check out the Blak Markets and Buy from the Bush markets on Tallawoladah Lawn.
We've got an entire schedule full of free merry Christmas flicks this summer.
Make your own Christmas decorations in a crafty Sunday workshop. The perfect way to get into the festive spirit.
Don't forget to include your doggo in your Christmas photo. Grab your furry children for a picture perfect photo with Santa set against the Sydney Opera House. It's free!
Twelve cracking Christmas themed delights across twelve different venues. Tour them all.
What could possibly be jollier than drinking a delicious small batch ale brewed on site at Endeavour Tap Rooms? Pairing it with a delicious mince pie for free of course!
Creamy, boozy goodness at Tea Cosy and Chrissie scones with brandy cream. Did we mention 10 jams to choose from?
A Christmas pudding flavoured Negroni and a tropical Mango Eton mess? Sounds like a match made for Christmas!
Enjoy merry espresso martini at Black and White Espresso this Christmas.
Is there anything more comforting and delicious than a proper Christmas roast? Enjoy a pork roast every Sunday, and classic Turkey on Christmas Eve.
Lamingtons especially for Santa, in delicious lychee and pandan flavours.
It’s not Christmas if there’s no turkey! Enjoy a delicious roast and finish it off with a sweet plum pudding.
It may be called The Grinch, but this creamy, minty-green cocktail is guaranteed to make you feel extra merry!
Nothing says celebration quite like a glass of Champagne... except maybe a glass of Champagne with a winning Christmas bauble.
On the hunt for Christmas gift ideas? Choosing the perfect gift can be tricky! To get inspired, see our top picks this Xmas.
Find striking gold and silver rings, pendants, bracelets and more. Each made with love and care from interesting industrial fragments, raw brass and precious metals.
You can't go wrong with a signature Polo Ralph Lauren piece from their timeless collection. From faded denim to casual shirts and quality jumpers and cardigans, there's plenty to suit every style.
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