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This Weekend In Sydney

By Lucy Cook
12th Feb 2015

Love is in the air this weekend with Sydney Valentine’s Day events and specials in abundance. If you love food, love art, love music or just love love, we’ve got your weekend sorted if you’re looking for things to do in Sydney.

Thursday 12th

Five in Five Mrs Sippy

Five in Five is a campaign encouraging singles to venture out with five people on five dates in five weeks, and help raise money for not-for-profit organisations across Australia. Sign up on the website and then head down to Mrs Sippy in Double Bay from 7-9pm. There’s a free Cheeky Rascal cider on arrival and a dedicated area for Five in Fivers, so you can flirt to your heart’s content, all in the name of charity! Not that we needed an excuse to begin with…

Lunar Markets Presented By The Star

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Lunar Markets presented by The Star. Get amongst the Asian cuisine and culture in the heart of Pyrmont Bay Park. This brand new event is free to attend and if you liked the Sydney Night Noodle Markets, prepare your stomach for this one! You can choose your New Year banquet from a selection of stalls including The Star’s Fat Noodle and The Century, as well as two bars, including a VIP area for Citi Bank customers. If you’re looking for things to do in Sydney this weekend, the Lunar Markets are a perfect way to start.

Friday 13th

Fall In Love With Mejico

The Masters of Mexican at Sydney Mexican restaurant, Mejico are putting on a special for all the Valentines lovebirds out there (or hungry friends.) Enjoy the ‘Fall In Love’ menu, which includes his and her’s cocktails, three-tequila tasting, and a feast of market fresh dishes selected by the chef. Because we all know nothing sets the mood better than churros!

Saturday 14th

Ghost At Sunset Cinema

Grab a loved one and snuggle up under the stars this Valentine’s Day in North Sydney. The Sunset Cinema on North Sydney Oval will be screening Ghost! An iconic romantic film where Patrick Swayze plays a ghost who teams with psychic Whoopi Goldberg to uncover the truth behind his murder—and to rescue his love, Demi Moore from a similar fate. May also inspire pottery classes….

Fifty Shades Of Bay Valentine’s Day

Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel is going all out for Valentine’s Day. First they are offering up a candle-lit dinner with a cocktail on arrival, feast for two and full table service. Or treat your lover to a picnic under the stars with a basket of take-away canapés, bottle of bubbles, and picnic rug to find a romantic spot on Watson’s Bay Beach or Robertson Park. Both options include personalised Fifty Shades of Bay love notes and a special gift...The choice is yours.

Sunday 15th

Frankie’s Vinyl Fair

The first in what will be a regular event, Frankie’s will be opening at midday with a range of stalls bursting with vast ranges of rare, collectible, modern, and vintage vinyl. Some of Sydney's hottest record stores will be showcasing as well as a select mob of rock-and-roll-wielding independent dealers. Hear your favourite record stores play their favourite albums over the course of the day, and for those who are game, between 6 and 8pm, punters get the chance to spin their favourite albums, trial the day's purchases and take us on a trip all their own.

Live Art & Print Exhibition At Beach Burrito

Joel Moore aka MULGA is a Sydney based artist, freelance illustrator, and poet who paints murals, designs t-shirts, and runs the MULGA clothing label. Kicking off at 6pm the night will see MULGA painting one of his famed bearded characters directly on the wall at Beach Burrito Wollongong. A selection of recent print works from the artist will also be adorning the Captains Quarters Gallery all of which will be available to purchase on the night.

Where: From 6pm at Beach Burrito Wollongong

The Champagne Brunch Is Back!

Start your Sunday classy, with the return of The Ananas Long Champagne Brunch. Enjoy the unique, roaming-style, French-inspired, buffet brunch while embracing the live entertainment as you feast and mingle. Be sure to add some extra fun to your Sunday with the 2-hour Moet & Chandon Champagne Package for $50. Spaces are limited, so grab the girls and book early if you’re looking for things to do in Sydney this weekend!

Tuesday 17th


Beach Burrito is proud to present TIC TACO, bringing together an eclectic group of artists from across Australia to interoperate this year’s theme, ‘The art of pool and bowl skateboarding’. The night kicks off at 6pm, with all works for sale and a percentage going to SKATE AID—an organisation supporting humanitarian aid projects for children and young people worldwide through skateboarding to promote a sense of identity and purpose.

Where: From 6pm at Beach Burrito Bondi

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