A month full of pop-culture trivia, mind body spirit festivals and free ice-cream, we’re keen to get this started. Put down the wallets.
Here are 10 free things to do in Sydney this April.
Goros Pop Culture Trivia
Entry is free for this night of themed trivia, which is exactly what we love to hear. Rustle up your savvy pop-culture mates and settle in for a night of winning bar tabs and tonnes of prizes. The themes are random, so just go in and hope for the best. May the odds be ever in your favour.
When: Tuesday 3 April, 7pm-10pm
Where: Goros, Surry Hills
Mind Body Spirit Festival
Normally worth the $20 ticket, you can now head straight into the Mind Body Spirit Festival for free. With a tonne of seminars, workshops, performances and meditations, you’ll undoubtedly walk away care-free with zero stress. Should you have some spare coin lying around, you can shop from the hundreds of stores and exhibitors, or just wander the aisles getting free tips and tricks for living your best stress-free life. Click here for more details and tickets.
When: Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 April, 10am-7pm
Where: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
Delta Air Lines' Fleet
To celebrate the April launch of Delta Air Lines' two new premium cabins on the Boeing 777 flight taking off daily from Sydney to Los Angeles, a fleet of "mini-planes" are roaming around Sydney ready to take you to your chosen destination in style. These "mini-planes" are fully decked out Mercedes Benz vans set up with a luxury in-flight experience. Get ready to be treated to tray tables full of snacks, bespoke TUMI amenity kits, and personalised service from the "Captain" of your trip—a familiar American face (no spoilers.) The best part? You could be selected as one of the lucky passengers jetting off to LA this year. Click here to book your ride.
Where: Sydney's North Shore, CBD, Eastern Suburbs (10km radius of Sydney CBD)
When: Saturday 6 April and Saturday 13 April
Newtown Record Fair
Kicking off this weekend, Bank Hotel is hosting Record Fair—a massive vinyl dig in its back beer garden. You’ll be able to crate dig (sparingly) through rock, pop, synth, electro, afro, soul and hip hop. There’ll be over 20,000 records, live DJs and craft beers on tap in case you have some spare coin. Head here for more.
When: Saturday 6 April, 11am – 4pm
Where: Bank Hotel, Newtown
Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day
The day when we all want to chuck a sickie and stand in a line for hours on end is here. This time, the location is within the Hoyts Cinema lounge in Blacktown’s Westpoint centre. Get your orders ready, whether you’re a Phish Food fan, a Cookie Affair admirer or a Gimmie Smores supporter, this is the time to buckle down and prepare yourselves. Check out the information here.
When: Tuesday 9 April, 12pm-8pm
Where: Hoyts Westpoint, Blacktown
Game of Thrones Trivia
To celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones, Oatley RSL is holding a trivia night for all you throne-heads. Get cracking and re-watch each season so you can gain a mammoth advantage. Register your teams here now.
When: Thursday 11 April, 6pm-11pm
Where: Oatley RSL, Oatley
Ocean Lovers Festival
Starting off with the live music and opening party, through to a Bondi beach clean-up, and some sunrise yoga, it’s time to get yourselves to the beach. The Ocean Lovers Festival will celebrate everything to do with our ocean and will focus on solutions to ocean recovery, cool products, projects and ideas for everyday living as an Ocean Lover. This year, conservation is the main theme so head here for more info.
When: Thursday 11 through to Sunday 14 April
Where: Various Locations
For a hectic night out with your mates, head across the bridge to St Leonards for this block party. With live performances and music happening all night, stroll around the area to see roving projections, an Art Bazaar, fashion shows, cinematic features and maybe face painting if you’re up for it. There’ll be a line-up of mouth-watering food trucks for if you get a bit peckish. Head over here to find out more.
When: Friday 12 April, 5:30pm-9:30pm
Where: TWT Creative Precinct, St Leonards
Brought to us by North Sydney Council, this all-ages music festival is going to be the must-attend free event of the month. With WAAX, Kota Banks and Erthlings performing, amongst other, you’ll be swaying to the beats all day. Grab your free tickets here.
When: Saturday 13 April, 11am-5pm
Where: St Leonards Park, North Sydney
Goros Bad Thursday ft. Ember
Head into this Surry Hills Japanese institution for your fix of an Easter Bad Thursday. With free entry and DJ Ember mixing some tunes, this is the night for some bad decisions. Get down with multiple sake shots and bring out your best moves and grooves.
When: Thursday 18 April, 8pm-3am
Where: Goros, Surry Hills
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