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Kids & Families

Where Inspiration Lives

What’s happening for kids at the House? We’re here to say; 
There’s squillions of fun to be found, every day!

Discover music, creatures and laughs, we’ve got so much to give.
Inside your shiny, beautiful big house, where inspiration lives.

See what's on in 2019

Save with a Kids Multipack 

Make the most of your year with a Kids Multipack! Buy a ticket to three or more Kids & Families shows to save at least 15% on the full price of your tickets.

A strictly limited number of multipack discounts are available for specific shows. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Book a Multipack 

Get ready for a sizzling summer 

Kids & Families, Little ones

Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday

06 Dec 2018 - 23 Dec 2018

QUACK! The much loved BBC series Sarah & Duck are flying south for their first visit to the Sydney Opera House!
Engaging Inspiring
Kids & Families, Little ones

The 91-Storey Treehouse

03 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019

Explore the nutty world of Andy and Terry’s 91-Storey Treehouse live on stage this summer
Kids & Families, Little ones

Deadly 60 Down Under

11 Jan 2019 - 12 Jan 2019

Come and be part of the wildest stage fun, with Steve Backshall’s brand new stage show, Deadly 60 Down Under.
Kids & Families, Little ones

Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus

15 Jan 2019 - 25 Jan 2019

Tumble and fly through the magical world of Wolfgang on stage and experience Mozart's irrepressible spirit and vibrant compositions through physical comedy and mischievous antics.
Dance

Storytime Ballet: Coppélia

19 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, where all is not what it seems...
Crowd pleaser Nostalgic Blood pumping
Theatre

A Ghost in My Suitcase

09 Jan 2019 - 19 Jan 2019

A magical adventure about family, secrets and ghosts, adapted from Gabrielle Wang’s award-winning book for ages 8+.
Engaging Playful Heart Warming
Contemporary Music

Spinifex Gum

25 Jan 2019

For one night only at the Sydney Opera House, experience the powerful, beautiful harmonies of Marliya choir with Briggs, Emma Donovan and Peter Garrett.
Eye opening Moving Uplifting

Become the artist with free Creative Play

Fashion a fort. Build a pyramid. Or even create your own mini Opera House to play and explore in. This summer, little makers can get creative using recycled posters. Plus there will be roving characters, set to entertain with jokes, challenges and lessons. 

Staffed  by professional artists, our free Creative Play is designed for children to express themselves, complementing the experience of seeing a show on our stages. Come, play - and tell us a joke or two! 

In the Western Foyers. 

Enjoy kid-friendly menus

All year round, treat the kids to family-friendly menus at our harbourside restaurants - and even yourself at the same time!

Visit Opera Bar for family favourites like pizza and spaghetti and  Opera Kitchen for delicious fish and chips or Asian noodle bowls. Or perhaps visit Portside  for a take away Kids Lunch Pack to enjoy wherever you please! 

Find out more about our restaurants

Save with discounted parking

Keep it convenient. Validate your Wilson Parking ticket and pay only $20 for three hours when you come to one of our Kids & Families performances. 

Or make an adventure of the day with a trip on the train, bus or ferry! Many services run to Circular Quay, and then it's only a short walk to the Opera House. 

Wilson Parking are a proud Sponsor of Sydney Opera House. Your parking ticket must be validated onsite at Sydney Opera House. This ticket can only be validated when you present a valid kids show ticket at the Western Foyers Box Office or to the Welcome Team. 

Find out more about parking and transport 

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