Your Complete Guide to Free Activities at South Eveleigh

Whether you're looking to explore unique attractions, enjoy some leisure time, or dive into local history, South Eveleigh offers a multitude of experiences for all ages that are not only fun but also free!

Here’s your ultimate guide to making the most of your visit:

1. Discover the Magic of The Eveleigh Treehouse
Prepare to be enchanted by The Eveleigh Treehouse, a whimsical creation by Nell, Eveleigh Works, Cave Urban, and engineered by Event Engineering Sydney. This architectural marvel captures the imagination of both children and adults alike, providing a perfect backdrop for creative play and stunning photos.

Eveleigh Treehouse at South Eveleigh

2. Travel Through Time with the Immersive Travellator
Step onto the Immersive Travellator and embark on a journey through the different eras of the Eveleigh area. This engaging installation transports you back in time, offering a fascinating glimpse into the rich history and evolution of South Eveleigh.

Immersive Travellator at South Eveleigh

3. Find Your Zen at Eveleigh Green
Escape the hustle and bustle at Eveleigh Green, a lush and peaceful oasis ideal for a relaxing stroll. This serene space is perfect for unwinding, and it’s dog-friendly too, so bring along your furry friends for some quality time outdoors.

4. Picnic and BBQ Fun
Enjoy a delightful picnic or a party at our free, first-come, first-served BBQ facilities located at the Eveleigh Green and Cultural Landscape Garden. With ample space and all necessary amenities, it’s a great spot for family gatherings, kids' birthday parties, work outings, or simply a day out in the sun.

5. Explore the Locomotive Workshop History
Dive into the fascinating history of the Locomotive Workshop at our Exhibition Room & Making a Nation Exhibition. Learn about the industrial heritage of South Eveleigh through captivating exhibits and displays that bring the past to life.

Exhibition Room at South Eveleigh

6. Stay Active with Free Sports Courts
Keep active and have fun by booking one of our sports courts. Whether you're into basketball, tennis, or futsal, our courts are available for free use. New dates are released every 30 rolling days - we recommend getting in there quick to avoid missing out, as our courts are very popular!

7. Skate and Scooter Park Adventures
Practice your kickflips and ollies at our Skate and Scooter Park. This dynamic space is perfect for skaters and scooter enthusiasts of all skill levels, offering ramps and rails to challenge and excite.

South Eveleigh Skate and Scooter Park

8. Kid's Playground
Let the little ones go on an adventure at our Kid's Playground. Designed for exploration and fun, it’s an ideal spot for children to play and let their imaginations run fee. 

9. Explore Free Public Art
South Eveleigh is home to a variety of free public art installations, including the delightful Happy Rain by Nell and the striking Interchange Pavilion by Chris Fox.

Two ladies relaxing at Interchange Pavilion, a free public art located at South Eveleigh, near Redfern Station 

10. Immerse in Tranquillity at Our Gardens
Visit the Cultural Landscape Garden (open 24 hours) and Community Rooftop Garden (open Monday-Friday from 12-2pm) for a serene experience surrounded by fragrant native plants. These tranquil spaces are perfect for a peaceful retreat and offer a beautiful setting to unwind and connect with nature.

Getting to South Eveleigh
Conveniently located just minutes away from Redfern Station, South Eveleigh is easily accessible via public transport. If you’re driving, enjoy 2 hours of free parking at our 2 Central Avenue car park every day with a validation at one of our participating retailers. On weekends, take advantage of 2 hours of free parking with no validation required, and free evening parking every day if you enter after 6 pm.

For more details on parking, find out more here.

Plan your visit today and experience all the wonderful, family-friendly free activities South Eveleigh has to offer!


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