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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!

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Plan ahead for summer family fun...

Kids & Families, Little ones


04 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019

Join one of the world's most beloved dogs Spot and his friends as they jump out of the storybook and onto the stage this summer.
Kids & Families,

Emil and the Detectives

07 Dec 2019 - 08 Dec 2019

Streetwise city kids, a hardworking single mother and Emil’s past brush with the law add grit and nuance to this satisfying tale, based on Erich Kästner’s 1929 novella.
Kids & Families, 6+ years

The Midnight Gang

03 Jan 2020 - 21 Jan 2020

David Walliams' bestselling novel comes to life on stage! Join The Midnight Gang as their imaginations take them on amazing adventures these Summer school holidays.
Kids & Families,

Operation Ouch

07 Jan 2020 - 08 Jan 2020

Explore the incredible world of medicine and biology as TV's favourite identical twin doctors return to Australia with a brand new live show this Summer!
Kids & Families, Little ones

The Snail and The Whale

10 Jan 2020 - 21 Jan 2020

An inventive and charming musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Kids & Families,

Junior Adventure Tour

13 Apr 2019 - 13 Oct 2019

Curious minds and adventurous beings uncover mysterious secrets and unusual facts with this jam-packed journey through the Sydney Opera House.

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Make the most of your year 

See more and save with multipacks

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

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Keep it convenient

Save with discounted car parking

Validate your Wilson Parking ticket and pay only $20 for three hours when you come to a Kids & Families performance.

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Free activites in the School Holidays

Be the artist with free Creative Play

Come and play before or after the show with installations for children to interactive with, staffed by professional artists. 

In the Western Foyers. 


Treat the kids, and even yourself

Enjoy kid-friendly menus by the harbour 

Visit Opera Bar for family favourites, enjoy fish and chips at Opera Kitchen, or a takeaway Kids Lunch Pack from Portside.

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The ultimate school holiday itinerary

Save with an iconic family day out 

Take a Junior Adventure Tour, snap a Magic Memories photo, eat a tasty Junior Lunch and save 15% off an A-reserve show ticket. 

Book a Day Pack

A home for everyone

Discover accessible performances

Experience the magic of live shows with Relaxed, Auslan interpreted and Audio described performances. 

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