Get ready for the last month of summer with the best things to do this February.
The end of summer might be in sight, but Sydney’s social calendar isn’t slowing down. From pop-up bars to cooking classes and even boozy film festivals, discover the best things to do in Sydney this February below!
Iconic Sydney nightspot The Argyle is putting the glamour back into face masks, with an epic Valentine’s Day Masquerade Ball on Friday, 12 February. The multi-story venue will be transformed into a magical space, brimful with costumes, confetti, and cocktail specials – including the signature strawberry frozen G&T ($15). Entry is free to this fully-seated, Covid-safe event and bookings are essential. Find out more here.
If you’re dreaming of a European summer, you’re in luck. Kicking off on January 21st and running until February 28th, the first-ever secretive Campari Aperitivo Window will be opening at Barangaroo House’s rooftop bar, Smoke Bar. It’s the perfect chance to score well-made Italian cocktail classics, including Negronis, Campari Spritz, and Campari Sodas this summer. Find out more here.
Cornersmith Are Hosting A Series Of Sustainable Cooking Workshops At Carriageworks Farmers Markets (throughout February)
Get ready for a new curated series of Sustainable Kitchen Workshops, hosted in collaboration with Cornersmith. From February, these weekly workshops will be presented every Saturday for the next three months at Carriageworks’ cafe space. Find out more here.
To celebrate the sunny season, Golden Age Cinema & Bar is teaming up with Four Pillars Gin once more for Summer is Cinema: A Gin & Film Festival. Every Wednesday night over five weeks starting in February, Golden Age will screen a hot program of summer-soaked cult favourites across the themes of Summer Is: Hitting the Road, Hazy Daze, Mercury Rising, Wild Journeys, and Hot & Bothered, with a different ice-cold Four Pillars cocktail to match, available at the Golden Age Bar. Find out more here.
Get ready to celebrate this summer (and beyond). The team from Bondi’s La Palma will deliver live reggae music, a selection of classic Caribbean style snacks such as $1 jerk chicken wings, $5 taco of the day, $13 jerk chicken, or veggie quesadillas alongside flowing $12 mojitos, Pina Coladas and margaritas, and fresh rum-spiked juices available for $8. Bookings are available from 5 pm every Tuesday. Find out more here.
Back by popular demand, the crew from Salt Meats Cheese are bringing by their Vegan Series this February. For one night only on Tuesday, February 2nd, the Soul Meets Cheer Vegan Fiesta will be taking place. Enjoy a 5-course plant-based menu ($49 pp plus a vegan vino or birra) taking inspiration from the Lombardy region in Nothern Italy. Find out more here.
The brand new late-night tour series is called The House After Dark, hosted at the iconic Sydney Opera House. Running from January 22nd to March 27th, 2021, this spooky tour will take you on a never-before-seen tour of Sydney’s most favourite performing arts centre. Find out more here.
Wing lovers have one month left to indulge in WingFest at WingHAÜS by Bavarian, where 13 limited-edition, house-made sauces, and rubs have been added to the menu. The homage to the humble chicken wing runs until Sunday, 28 February at the wing-packed, sauce-smacked, sports-bar dining destination located at Gateway dining precinct at Sydney’s Circular Quay. Spoiler alert: they’re all deliciously addictive, and range from flavour-packed, such as Salt & Vinegar and Nacho Cheese; to the mildly hot Mango Habanero, and Thai Red; the hot Caribbean Jerk; and turbocharged Nashville and Vindaloo. Find out more here.