The Best Things To Do In January 2022

Cool Sh*t, Drink, Eat, Guide, Play, Sydney / January 12, 2022

Kick-off the new year with a bottomless banquet, Disney-inspired degustation, movie at the OpenAir Cinema, pop-up live music event and more.

While we might be slowly returning to the daily grind, we’re all looking for ways to keep the summer spirit alive. Whether you’re squeezing in a post-work surf or heading out for a cheeky mid-week dinner, there are plenty of ways to keep the holiday vibes going. And now, we’ve found a bunch of exciting events and special offers popping up across the city this month for you to add to your radar.


Henrietta’s Bottomless Banquet 

Looking for a bottomless banquet to occupy your weekends? Henrietta is now offering boozy bottomless banquets for the remainder of summer. Every weekend, all day and all night, the cheeky chook shop allows diners to add bottomless beer, wine, and cocktails when indulging in the banquet. Need another reason to get excited? Henrietta has enlisted the help of party starters over at Fireball, serving up fresh apple juice with that nostalgic cinnamon hit, in slushie form. Find out more here


Good Food Month – All Of January

If you call yourself a foodie and love a fine dining experience, you’re going to want to check out what events are happening at this year’s Good Food Month. Renowned for highlighting Australia’s best chefs and seasonal produce over a series of unique dining experiences in the city, this year’s line-up is as impressive as the last. On the 13th of January, Michelin-trained chef Alessandro Pavoni will join forces with Melbourne’s Guy Grossi, Pilu at Freshwater’s Giovanni Pilu and Jacqui Challinor of NOMAD, to take diners on a tasting exploration of Italy’s coastline at That’s a’Mare: Food of the Italian Coast. Find out more here

Wingboys Bottomless Wings

There’s no better way to spend a Wednesday evening than indulging in bottomless wings and luckily for you, Wingboy is letting you do just that for just $30pp. Head down to Darling Square for Bottomless Wings every Wednesday from 6pm – 9pm. The deal includes unlimited sides to ensure a finger-licking good experience for you and your friends. Book here 


The Garden Social – From 6th January 

Spend a few nights at The Garden Social, the pop-up foodie and muso event at the Royal Botanic Garden from January 6th to February 14th. Perch up on a picnic rug in lush surrounds and enjoy prime views of the stunning Sydney Harbour and Opera House. Live music will take centre stage at this pop-up event and there will be a rotating menu of food each week. Plus, you’ll be able to wash it all down with a refreshing cocktail, beer, wine or non-alcoholic option. Find out more here

Westpac OpenAir Cinema – From 6th January

Taking up residence at the stunning Mrs. Macquaries Point, adjacent to the Royal Botanic Garden, Westpac OpenAir Cinema is set to host 48 nights of top-notch entertainment with a side of sparkling water views. With loads of wonderful films set for release (think No Time To Die, House of Gucci, The Matrix Resurrections, Dune & The French Dispatch… just for starters), the giant screen on the harbour will be full of magnificent stories. Add to this, delicious meals by Kitchen by Mike and tunes from some of Sydney’s leading DJs, it will be the perfect sunset vibe on Sydney Harbour. Find out more here


White Claws Weekend – From 16th Jan

To kick off the festive season, White Claws have curated an epic summer music lineup at some of our favourite coastal venues. Manly Wharf Bar will see Chase Zera (DJ) on the 16th, Barley Passable on the 23rd and POOLCLVB (DJ) on the 30th. This is followed by names like Groove City, Roland Tings and Bag Raiders in later months. Gather your mates and cheers to a summer of freedom with a White Claws in the hand of course! Find out more here


nel. Restaurant’s Disney Inspired Degustation – From 18th January

Looking for a dose of nostalgia? Head to nel. Restaurants 11-course ‘Once Upon a Time’ degustation inspired by childhood Disney movies. For the 3rd edition, Nelly will be plating up dishes inspired by Winne The Pooh, 101 Dalmations, Pirates Of The Caribbean, Aladdin and more. A highlight from the menu is the incredible Boo’s Best Friend – white chocolate and mint parfait resembling Mike Wazowski’s eye topped with James P. Sullivan coloured fairy floss. The degustation is $145pp, plus $105pp for matched wines and cocktails. Book your table here


Social Serve – 22nd January

Not heading down to watch the Australian Open this year? For those of us wanting to celebrate this iconic tennis event (without leaving Sydney), we’ve found a fun and interactive party to join. Get ready for the Social Serve Australian Open Party, coming to Rose Bay’s Lyne Park Tennis Centre on Saturday, January 22nd, 2022. From 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm this tennis centre will come alive with killer cocktails, wicked DJ beats, party vibes, and a giant serving of social tennis. Your ticket includes entry to the event, with access to a delicious spread of cocktails in the afternoon sunshine. Find out more here

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