Happy 4th of July! For all your red, white and blue party desires check out these Independence day events:
Keg and Brew & Dove and Olive
These recent Time Out Pub Awards winners will both be throwing all out Americana festivals. Both will be offering a wide range of hot dogs and fries and will have American classics such as IPA on tap. Those brave souls who arrive at 2pm can register for the hotdog eating competition. Consume 10 hotdogs in 3 min and you will get your entrance fee back as a bar voucher. The winner will receive a $50 food and drink voucher and glory to boot!
Keg and Brew, 26 Foveaux St, Surry Hills, 9212 1740
Dove and Olive, 156 Devonshire St, Surry Hills, 9699 6001, from 3pm
Free entry to event, $30 entrance in eating competition
Hardrock Cafe is famous for their huge themed parties. If you are looking to bump into lots of US natives draped in American paraphernalia then Hardrock Cafe is for you. This annual bash will include, beer pong, fancy dress competitions, American themed DJs and a lot more. To top things off the night will finish with a bang as they set off their fireworks over Darling Harbour. This is sure to be packed so make sure you get in early and be prepared to party hard.
Hardrock Cafe Lev 2 Harbourside Centre 2-10 Darling Harbour, 9280 0077, from 4pm
Free before 6pm, $10 after is dressed in theme, $20 otherwise
The Soda Factory has become a Surry Hills staple and this swinging American themed bar will be celebrating its roots in style. Spinning classic American jams all night long expect specially themed cocktails, supersized burgers and red, white and blue flags galore.
The Soda Factory, 16 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills, 8096 9120, from 5 pm
Free all night
Back again with their annual 4th of July, Side Bar will be bringing all the backpacker fun and some. Free hot wings eating competition, free beer pong contest and $4 hot dogs and nachos means a whole lot of cheap fun. Flashing your US ID will get you a drink otherwise you can sip on a $5 Budweiser.
Side Bar, 509 Pitt St Sydney, 9288 7888, entry from 7:30pm
Free all night