Summer is hands down our favourite season. The sun is shining, the beats are pumping, the drinks are chilled (we could go on). What’s not to love, honestly? And although our social calendars are burgeoning with silly season soirées, there is one summer pop-up we certainly won’t be missing: Club Aperol.
Back by popular demand, a string of Club Aperol pop-ups will surface throughout summer serving up all the things we love—refreshing Aperol Spritz, droolworthy Italian and The Australian Open. We’re talking endless cocktails, gelato trucks, moreish tapas, DJs, photobooths and the tennis live on the big screen.
We can’t think of a better way to relish the tennis and balmy afternoons, so grab your mates, don your best tennis attire and cheer your favourites on because these Club Aperol celebrations are set to go off.
30 November – 31 December
By far one of the best venues to hit up in Sydney, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel has become quite the summer establishment. The perfect location for a Club Aperol pop-up, you can bliss out in the sunlight while sipping on a crisp Aperol Spritz (or two). There’ll be loads of awesome giveaways and tasty Italian morsels; expect local buffalo mozzarella with ox-heart tomato basil and olive oil, and plenty of prosciutto E Melone with olive oil, aged balsamic and mint. Delizioso.
8 January – 10 March
If you’re looking for a sophisticated spot to watch the finals, The Winery is just the place. Spreading the summer cheer, the Surry Hills favourite will be serving up a dedicated Aperol bar with bands, DJs and of course, giant screens for all the big matches. There'll also be an Apertivo Hour with complimentary nibbles Sunday to Thursday from 4pm - 6pm.
18 December – 17 February
This summer soirée is set to go off. From a life size tennis court and gelato cart to live music and Aperol spritz stations, it brings the thrill of the match indoors, and trust us when we say - you’ll be anything but bored. Head straight to the Rooftop at QT Melbourne for a sure-fire way to spend a sunny afternoon with your mates watching the Australian Open overlooking the Melbourne city-skyline.
7 January – 15 March
Melbourne's Transport Hotel Club Aperol pop-up is giving the people want they want: $12 Aperol Spritz all day, every day. Plus, there's a fun photobooth to capture all your silly summer moments, and live DJ sets Sunday afternoons. It's a resounding yes from us.
The Market Grounds
27 December – 31 January
To celebrate the launch of the tennis season, The Market Grounds have extended their courtyard licence to ensure the good times keep on rolling. There’ll be live music, Italian bites and a plethora of tennis paraphernalia. Grab an Aperol Spritz by the glass (or carafe) and soak up the summer vibes under Italian-inspired parasols.
21 December – 24 February
Bursting with colour, awesome music acts, delicious Aperol Spritz and an equally tasty Apertivo menu, the Regatta Hotel’s courtyard will transform into a ‘gram-worthy Aperol Spritz garden every day throughout summer. Share a few Italian-style dishes with your friends and kick back while watching the tennis; this is the Brisbane haunt to hole-up in on a summery afternoon.
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