Paddington Markets

Every Saturday from 10am to 4pm, rain or shine. Started as a market to encourage local fashion designers craftspeople, jewellery makers and artists, the market has over 150 unique stalls.


Saturday 20 October 2018
Held in the heart of Paddington, the William Street Festival is a celebration of the street, its unique retailers and Paddington lifestyle.
Coming back this year, its 10th year, William Street is well known for its high quality boutiques, bars and eateries. Non stop entertainment throughout the day and night. Enjoy the light projections show and the Open AIr Cinema!


Royal Randwick is the jewel in the crown of Sydney racing. The next big event is Twilight Racing on Friday 21 December. On Wednesday 26 December there is a Boxing Day Event, and on Saturday 29 December a Royal Randwick Race Day.


Just a 7 minute walk from Mrs Banks Hotel. Check out the scheduled events including A-League, NRL, Super Rugby and Concerts.

The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park

Just a 15 minute walk from Mrs Banks Hotel. The Fratellis 8 November; Sydney World Rice Festival (celeberating multi-culturalism with food, beverages and music) 1 December; EQ Christmas Market (100+ stalls) 15 December.

New Year's Eve

Another year coming to an end, and nowhere in the world does a city celebrate like SYDNEY! Something different? An all ages vintage circus themed night of fun for friends & family, viewing fireworks from the lawns of the Royal Botanic Garden Gardens, Sydney Harbour Hoopla. From 6pm-1.30am you get exclusive access to Tarpeian Way; a picnic box, snacks, bottle of water; licensed bars; live DJ and dance floor and multiple entertainment options. Mrs Macquarie’s Road, Sydney. Further details:

Hidden Oasis off Oxford Street

Our neighbour! The Paddington Reservoir Gardens, located on the corner of Oatley Road & Oxford Street, 100 metres from Mrs Banks Hotel. A true oasis with interesting history. The site was part of the original water supply to a young Sydney from 1866. Now restored and beautifully landscaped, the gardens are free and open to the public. 251-255 Oxford Street.