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12 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend In Sydney

By Natasha Gamra - 15 Nov 2018

This weekend is all about bottomless meals, heaps of prosecco (because, why not?) and the ultimate kidult parties. Strap yourself in, because we’ve got something for you no matter where you are in Sydney.

Here are 12 things to do this weekend in Sydney.

All Weekend

PROSECCO PICNIC

Enter, the prosecco fountain? Enjoy grazing plates filled with all the cheeses, breads and cold meats you could want, along with bottomless prosecco, straight from the fountain. For your details, check this out.

When: Friday 16 to Sunday 18 November, 12pm-5:30pm
Where: The Winery, Surry Hills
Cost: $79 per person

BOTANICAL SUMMER GARDEN POP-UP

To kickstart us into summer, the legends over at The Loft and Chandon Seafolly are bringing us a super awesome botanical garden pop-up. Featuring everything we love in a pop-up; grazing plates, bottomless cocktails and sweet treats. On the menu, you’ll find sneaky servings of sliders, ceviche, rice paper rolls along with cocktails like a ‘Summer Rogue Spritz’ or grab yourself a ‘Nimble Kiss’. For bookings, head here.

When: Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 November, 12-12am
Where: The Loft, Sydney
Cost: $79 per person

BALL PIT PARTY

This, you guys, is the event to hit up this weekend because what adult doesn’t want to spend their day rummaging around a ball pit? Located in one of Sydney’s largest vessels, this party is going to make your ultimate kidult heart explode. Choose from multiple hour-and-a-half sessions to attend and you can even purchase a bottomless pizza and prosecco package, which is music to our ears. Plus, if we haven’t convinced you, there will be $1000 hidden beneath the chaos. So, get diving.

When: Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November, 4pm-11:30pm
Where: The Starship, Sydney
Cost: $25 - $55 per person

Thursday 15 November

CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP

Come one, come all to unlock the secrets of making that perfect candle. You’ll have access to a huge range of fragrances and colours to personalise. There’s also drinks and nibbles during the session so we’re counting that as a major win. For tickets, head here.

When: Thursday 15 November, 7-9pm
Where: Studio Make, North Manly
Cost: $79.37 per person

Friday 16 November

HAPPY ENDINGS COMEDY CLUB

The legendary comedy club in Sydney is hosting a 2-hour show this Friday night filled with the best Aussie and international comedians. Next to all the laughs, chow down on all the bar snacks or look into their vintage NYC Jazz cellar for some sweet drinks. To snap up your tickets, check this out.

When: Friday 16 November, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Where: Happy Endings Comedy Club, Potts Point
Cost: $27.50 per person

CLOTHES SWAP

This Friday, a clothes swap is on the cards so you can refresh your summer wardrobe without breaking the bank. Bring up to six, good quality pieces to score yourself a new get-up. For tickets, head here.

When: Friday 16 November, 6pm-8pm
Where: The Coal
Leader Centre for Sustainability, Waverton
Cost: Free

Saturday 17 November

WORLD BAKLAVA DAY

Our favourite Middle Eastern dessert is being celebrated this weekend with the best Turkish restaurants around serving it for $2 a pop. Head over to Anason at the picture-perfect Barangaroo or hit up the Balmain institution Efendy. Chef Somer Sivrioglu imports his baklava directly from Gaziantep, Turkey (so you know this is stuff is legit). Hot tip: eat the baklava upside down, your mind will be blown.

When: Saturday 17 November
Where: Anason, Barangaroo and Efendy, Balmain
Cost: $2 apiece

ROOFTOP WORKOUT

Needing to burn off some extra calories before the massive Saturday night ahead of you? To celebrate their first birthday, Lululemon in Macquarie is hosting a rooftop workout for all us to get our sweat on. To register, head here.

When: Saturday 17 November, 8am-9:30am
Where: Macquarie Shopping Centre, North Ryde
Cost: Free

RNB FRIDAYS LIVE AFTER PARTY

If you want the chance to kick-on after the throwback concert of the year, or even if you weren’t able to get tickets you definitely need to grab that uber to Pyrmont. Marquee is holding the after party of the century with all the OG’s of 90s/00s RnB. You’ve got Trey Songz, Lil Jon, Estelle, Ginuwine and of course the hype man of it all, Fatman Scoop. Grab your tickets here because you clearly don’t want any FOMO.

When: Saturday 17 November, 10pm
Where: Marquee, Pyrmont
Cost: $96.30 - $127.05 per person

BOTTOMLESS LUNCH

Andiamo in Abbotsford is heading up something we all need for the end of a busy week. Bottomless roseccos, Mimosas and Bellinis. Yeah, it’s happening. Grab your mates and hit up this Italian stallion for your bottomless fix. Share some grazing plates and soak up the sunshine all Saturday arvo. For more info, check this out.

When: Saturday 17 November, 12-3pm
Where: Andiamo Trattoria, Abbotsford
Cost: $50 per person

KINGSFORD NOODLE MARKETS

For those of you that are still sad from the ending of the Night Noodle Markets, brace yourselves and get in your car because another noodle market is popping up in Kingsford. With cuisines from all areas of Asia, this night is going to be an early Christmas wish come true. These heroes are also bringing us a bunch of live entertainment and activities, so you don’t have to attend just for the food (even though that’s a pretty big reason). For more details, jump over here.

When: Saturday 17 November, 12-9pm
Where: Meeks St, Kingsford

Sunday 18 November

DOG DAY AFTERNOON 2.0

Grab your furry friends and children for some sunny doggy-filled adventures. The Courthouse Hotel is hosting a fur-baby friendly event, so you can experience many pats and tummy rubs. Complete with a raffle, doggie photographers and polaroids, this arvo is going to be the talk of the dog park. All the money raised goes towards Southern Cross Veterinary Clinic and their ‘Project Hope’ compassion fund. Head here for more.

When: Sunday 18 November, 1-6pm
Where: Courthouse Hotel, Newtown
Cost: Free

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