A free two-day “Pontoon Party” is kicking off at Milk Beach this weekend (Sydney)

As temperature soar and beaches fill up, big brands are looking to get in on Sydney’s epic summer rush, and what better way to do that then throwing a big two-day “pontoon party” at one of the city’s best harbour beaches? Coca-Cola know what’s up, planning a Tiki styled bash with DJ Mashd N Kutcher and custom-made pontoon floating out on the water from the picturesque destination.... Read More | Share it now!

The best New Year’s Eve parties around Sydney for 2017/18

The loosest day of the year is upon us! New Year’s Eve is going to bounce us into 2018 and it’s your choice whether you want that to be in style or in shambles. It’s long known that deep in the heart of the CBD is exactly where you do not in any way, shape or form want to be for the party of the year, which makes it all the more appealing that to wine, dine and party at some of the best venues that are close to the action but far away enough to avoid all the bad bits. ... Read More | Share it now!

Young Henrys are curating a live music series at the MCA this summer (Sydney)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has hooked up with Newtown favourites Young Henrys for the latest iteration of their epic summer music series Sounds on the Terrace. The vibrant schedule of free live music will now be blended with a celebration of Sydney’s craft beer heroes on the first Wednesday evening of each month starting from November to February.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney Festival: here’s what to expect at the Meriton Festival Village in 2018

Oh you thought Hyde Park was only Sydney’s most exciting destination during October’s Night Noodle Markets? Wrong. Each January Sydney Festival transforms a small but spacious section of the sprawling public park into the Meriton Festival Village, an endlessly exciting hub that dances around pop ups from some of the city’s best food and drink vendors with a dizzying, dazzling, and always daring array of art, music, comedy, theatre and more. It’s easily the hang-out spot in Sydney for the first month of each year, and with the worldly program they’ve got planned for 2018 it’ll be no surprise to see the place filled to the brim each day.... Read More | Share it now!

A rainbow-coloured pop up bar is coming to the MCA (Sydney)

Inspired by the Sydney International Art Series exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean, which kicks off 1st November of this year, the harbourside Museum of Contemporary Art will be curating a special summer bar called Colour Fields for the public as well as private functions. The pop up joins the series of temporary bars which have been installed in front of the MCA to connect with various exhibitions in the past, including a Cherry Blossom bar presented with Tatsuo Miyajima’s Connect with Everything and, before that, a gin garden for Grayson Perry’s My Pretty Little Art Career.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney to host a pop-up IceBar this summer

Some people love to plan for Sydney’s famously beautiful summer season early in the year, no less the organisers behind IceBar, a new pop-up bar experience set to stretch across five days in January 2018. IceBar, a space operating at minus five degrees, will be location in the CBD and offer respite from the the summer heat along with a various ice bars, novelty ice sculptures and cocktails served in glasses made from ice cubes.... Read More | Share it now!

The best swimming pools in Sydney

It’s hot. Like really damn hot. It’s over 40 degrees right now as I sit here typing this and the threat of rolling controlled blackouts looms of the city and state because of how hot it is. As if they weather wasn’t erratic enough, Sydney is right now preparing for a record weekend heatwave that has so far seen electricity demand rise up to 14,700 megawatts. Load shedding (said controlled blackouts) is likely the only response to this attempt at staying cool, but there is something we can all do to help reduce this issue and that’s head on out to some of the city’s very best public pools so we can give those electricity companies a break. This is going to be as good an excuse as any, especially seeing that Sydney has some of the most picturesque watering holes in the entire country. Here are some of our favourites. ... Read More | Share it now!

Beach Clubs and Hermitude: Australian Open of Surfing to bring the heat to Manly Beach (Sydney)

The make summer a bit more bearable in Sydney the 2017 Australian Open of Surfing are giving people a pretty damn good reason to head down to Manly Beach in the last days of summer. The program of free live music, food and drink they have planned alongside parties and big names of surf, skateboarding and BMX will surely trump the expected attendance number of 325,000.... Read More | Share it now!

Canadian Club are bringing their Racquet Club pop ups to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Canadian Club are getting in on that slice of summer celebration by introducing pop-up racquet clubs across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane for December and January. In an effort to build anticipation for one of the country’s largest annual sporting events, the Australian Open, the pop ups will be using some of the country’s best known venues to offer the public specialty Canadian Club cocktails (CC & Dry included) designed to help balance the heat of those sunny days. ... Read More | Share it now!

Belvedere Ice-Pop cocktails have popped up in Zeta Bar (Sydney)

With summer heating up the words “popsicle cocktails” are two of the sweetest things you can hear, and luckily for Sydneysiders the icy concoctions are currently being offered by a Belvedere Ice-Pop Bar which has been set up Hilton Sydney’s famed Zeta Bar. The well established rooftop bar will be pushing back against the relentless heat with a list of frozen Belvedere Vodka cocktails including smart twists on classic mixes. ... Read More | Share it now!