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Holiday and weekend programs and workshops

Kids & Families

After the Flood

24 Sep 2022 - 02 Oct 2022

How will rising sea levels threaten life as we know it? Close your eyes and immerse yourself in this hopeful tale from the children of the future, reflecting on the ways humanity adapted to climate change.

Bulnuruwanha (Taking Flight)

15 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

Bulnuruwanha - Taking Flight is a contemporary Indigenous dance work exploring the Wiradjuri Dreamtime stories of the Magpie, Willy Wagtail, Kookaburra and Cockatoo, choreographed and performed by First Nations dancer Emily Flannery
School Holiday Workshop

Dancer for a Day

06 Oct 2022

Ever dreamt of dancing on one of Sydney Opera House's world-renowned stages? Make a young dancer’s dreams come true with our special School Holiday dance experience where ballet, contemporary and hip hop collide in a beautiful dance explosion!
School Holiday Workshop

Shadow Puppets

04 Oct 2022

Join internationally renowned theatre maker and visual artist Jumaadi, to make your very own shadow puppet theatre performance inspired by the Sydney Opera House.

Draw the House

30 Oct 2022 - 27 Nov 2022

Join like-minded creative souls to explore the Opera House through an artist’s eyes in our free monthly walking and drawing tours.
School Holiday Workshop

Alien Invasion

School Holidays

The Sydney Opera House has been visited by aliens! Join us on this full-day interactive theatre play experience to find the left-behind alien.
Performance for Babies


08 Nov 2022 - 12 Nov 2022

An immersive performance for babies and their carers that evokes the wonder and generosity of rain in a celebration of new life.
Sunday Morning Creative Play

ARRGHHTY Pirate Self Portraits

06 Nov 2022

Pirates are taking over the Sydney Opera House! Learn how to paint your own face like a pirate in this step-by-step makeup art play workshop for kids and their adults before drawing and painting a legendary pirate self-portrait.
Kids & Families

Wild City

03 Jan 2023 - 13 Jan 2023

What could life be like for animals – including human animals – living together in our city? Come make, create and play in this wild city where animals take over!

Redeem your Creative Kids Voucher at the Opera House

The NSW Government Creative Kids program helps connect kids with creative arts, providing parents, guardians and carers with access to vouchers which may be used for creative activities. 

Sydney Opera House supports the Creative Kids program, meaning that you can redeem your vouchers for a range of events, workshops and programs for kids.

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Join ARIA Award-Winning children's band, Teeny Tiny Stevies, on their biggest national tour to date! Join the merriment and sing along as they perform songs from their brand new album How to Be Creative along with a range of fan favourites.