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Bring the kids

Summer School Holidays

From circus with a twist, deadly animals to a storey... or ninety-one!  There's something for every little adventurer this summer.

Off-stage and around the sails there's even more sizzling summer fun to discover. Plan the ultimate family day out with free Creative Play activites, the Junior Adventure Tour and kid friendly food options. 

Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday 

6 - 23 December 

QUACK! The much loved BBC series Sarah & Duck are flying across the world for their first visit to the Sydney Opera House, live on stage! Told through a fantastic blend of puppetry, storytelling and music, bring your little ducklings on a magical adventure this summer. 

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The 91-Storey Treehouse
Live on Stage

3 - 20 January 

Andy and Terry are back! Standing 91-stories high, the fantastical ever-growing treehouse has become more dangerous than ever. Come on up and explore their weird and wonderful world live on stage as they face their biggest challenge ever - babysitting! 

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Deadly 60 Down Under 

11 - 12 January 

It’s about to get WILD! Steve Backshall is back, this time live on stage with Australia’s deadliest wildlife with his brand new stage show, Deadly 60 Down Under.

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Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus 

15 - 25 January 

Tumble, fly and join in on the mischievous antics as the wacky world of Mozart is brought to life as his vibrant compositions undergo a circus twist in Circa's new family show. 

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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 to activate and inspire your children every school holidays. Come, play - and tell us a joke or two! 

In the Western Foyers. Opening hours coming soon. 

Enjoy kid-friendly menus

Treat the kids to the Junior Lunch menus available at our harbourside, family friendly restaurants - and treat yourself at the same time!

Visit Opera Bar for family favourites like pizza and spaghetti, or perhaps Opera Kitchen for burgers, hot chips or sushi. If you are seeing a show in the Western Foyers, visit Portside for set meals. 

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