Free Activities at The Rocks
The best things in life are free, and we have made a list of some of our favourite things to do in and around The Rocks, all of which happen to be totally free! Take that, inflation.
There's no better place to be for free activities and fun events than The Rocks. To prove it, we've rounded up a list of activities suitable for all ages to show that there’s plenty of fun to be had on a budget
From discovering historic laneways, chilling in leafy public parks and touring Sydney’s best art galleries - there's truly something for everyone. So leave your wallet at home and get out there!
Come on down and try something new and fun, while interacting with the friendly faces of The Rocks community. We have plenty to share with you, so read below to learn more about what's on offer!
Free outdoor cinema at Laneway Cinemas has got to be one of the best free things to do in Sydney. You can’t beat its cobbled laneway setting, cosy bean bags and a lineup of the best classic films and new hits - perfect for viewing under the stars.
If you need a little sunshine and fresh air in central Sydney grab some takeaway, roll up your picnic blanket and get to Dawes Point Park. This grassy lawn underneath the Harbour Bridge has stunning sea views, plenty of shade and is completely pet friendly!
Yoga classes can cost an absolute fortune! But not in The Rocks. Look out for free Yoga under The Bridge every Sunday morning with a stunning view of The Harbour Bridge from Dawes Point Park.
Ever wanted to get fit while having fun in a supportive and motivating environment? Get your sweat on at our brand new weekly Run Club at The Rocks. Did we mention, it's totally FREE!
Entry to the Museum of Contemporary Art, one of Australia’s best art museums, is completely free. Inside you’ll find rotating exhibitions of local and international artists and Aboriginal art featured prominently. Once you’ve seen it all, why not make a day of it and visit one of many local galleries and artsy hotspots.
Fancy catching some live music but don’t want to pay a fortune for tickets? The Rocks has the busiest busking scene in Sydney, with regular performers. The Rocks Markets often host musicians and there are several pubs and restaurants who regularly put on shows.
Housed in a restored 1850s sandstone warehouse, the museum is home to a unique collection of images and archaeological artefacts found in The Rocks – some of which you can even hold. The exhibits are filled with interactive fun, audio and visual elements to bring the history of the area alive. And of course, it's all free!