Make the most of the Australia Day long weekend with our guide to the best things to eat, drink and do this weekend.
Wish you were in Melbourne to experience all the action of the Australian Open 2020 season? Never fear. From the Inner West to the North Shore, check out which Sydney pubs and sports bars will be screening the unmissable Australian Open matches on the big screen this summer. Find out more here.
From Saturday, January 25th to Monday, January 27th, Rockpool Dining Groups’ Bavarian restaurants will be serving up a true-blue menu of Australia-inspired eats this long weekend. Flock to Munich Brauhaus, Beerhaüs and The Bavarian across the city to indulge in a limited-edition feast of Australia Day classics all weekend long. Find out more here.
Heading to the pub this long weekend? If you’re flocking to the Inner West to grab beers with your crew, this free event might just be up your alley. Set in the heart of Marrickville, The Henson’s Pound Paws Dog Day kicks off on Sunday, January 26th 2020 with a jam-packed line-up of activities and entertainment for pups (and humans) alike. Find out more here.
From Saturday, January 25th to Monday, January 27th, Opera Bar will come alive with an Aussie-inspired menu of eats and drinks, live music and even giant Jenga. This January Summer Weekender party is set to be the best seat in the house, boasting prime viewing position for the Australia Day fireworks on Sunday, January 26th. Find out more here.
If you’re searching for something to soothe your hangover this long weekend, look no further than this next new menu. Sydneysiders, flock to Surry Hill’s Chin Chin from Saturday, January 25th 2020 for a decadent lunch of Yum-Cha goodness. Yep, that’s right. You’ll be able to dive into a hangover-friendly feast all weekend at this iconic South-East Asian inspired restaurant. Find out more here.
After the success of the October long weekend event in 2019, Ball Pit Party is coming back this Australia Day long weekend. The epic adults-only wonderland is filled with cocktails, tunes and over 250,000 balls. From Friday January 24th to Sunday January 26th 2020 a festival of ball-filled fun will descend on Side Bar, one of Sydney’s busiest late-night venues. Find out more here.
It’s a hot day at work. You’re sweating in your chiffon and you’re not sure if you need a swim, or a stiff drink. How about both? It seems our prayers have been answered with a variety of pools and beaches with neighbouring bars popping up all around the city and beyond. In a matter of minutes, head straight from work, step in your bathing suit and dip, drink and dine at Sydney’s top swim to sundowner locations. Find out more here.
Let your inner child run wild at The Big Bounce Australia, the world’s largest bounce house and inflatable games wonderland. The Big Bounce Australia is guaranteed to deliver an action-packed day out, with specific adult-only sessions at every destination. Find out more here.