A FREE Three-Day Long Weekend Party Is Coming To Opera Bar

Bars, Drink, Eat, Play, Sydney / 19 January 2020

Experience live tunes, giant Jenga plus Aussie-inspired eats and drinks at Opera Bar this Australia Day long weekend.

For Aussies and out-of-towners alike, Opera Bar is a Sydney institution. Set on the waterfront under the city’s iconic Opera House sails, many would call this the world’s most spectacular beer garden. Boasting sweeping views across Sydney’s sparkling harbour, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better spot to wine and dine by the water. And this Australia Day long weekend, Opera Bar is throwing an unmissable three-day lineup of eats and entertainment in the heart of the city.

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.

Opera Bar Australia Day Long Weekend Party
Image: Oliver Minnett

Punters can pre-purchase a ticket ($25+bf per person) to secure a spot at the water’s edge, with a private bar on-hand as you watch the 5pm and annual 9pm Australia Day fireworks light up the city skyline. To sweeten the deal, the first 200 people to book a spot will receive an Opera Bar Tote, packed with Aussie cult classics including Tim Tams, 4 Pines merch and so much more. To find out more and to book your spot, click here.

To help you celebrate the long-awaited three-day weekend, Opera Bar will be pouring a range of specialty Aussie drinks and cocktails. Sip on an Australian Spritz (featuring Adelaide Hills bitter orange aperitif, South Australian sparkling and fresh orange), Brookevale Union Frozen Cocktails (featuring Ginger Beer and Peach Ice Tea) plus the Breakfast of Champions Cocktail (make with Archie Rose’s Mite Buttered Toast Spirit, lemon myrtle, tomato water, soda and topped with a mini cheese toastie. For beer lovers, head to the 4 Pine ‘Surf Shack’ pop-up for score a craft brew with a side of beach vibes.

As for eats, Opera Bar will be slinging a limited-edition menu of Aussie-inspired dishes. Get your hands on an Aussie Beef Burger and chips ($22) or even a Classic Fisherman’s Basket with prawns, calamari, beer-battered fish bites and chips ($30). Make sure to leave room for dessert and try a Salted Caramel Vegemite Slice, served with a mini koala with 100% of proceeds going directly to WIRES (helping endangered animals in the wake of the ongoing bushfire crisis).

Opera Bar Australia Day Long Weekend Party

To find out more about Opera Bar’s Long Weekender Party, click here.