You're in for a real treat this weekend in Sydney, with our fabulous itinerary featuring coffee cocktails, ice-skating, a World Cup breakfast, and loads more! Here are our top pick of things to do in Sydney this week.
Grind House at Nixon Project
Want to experience the darker side of coffee? The Grind House, in collaboration with the Nixon Project in Surry Hills, will be celebrating the national launch of Mr Black, the world's newest (and, might we say, tastiest) coffee liqueur. One for the more serious coffee connoisseurs, the event will see Sydney's finest mixologists serving up a range of delectable coffee-infused cocktails, including a boozy take on the macchiato, an adult iced coffee, and espresso martinis. Coffee and alcohol? Sign us up!
The Clock Hotel's World Gin Day
Gin lovers, rejoice! The Clock Hotel is celebrating World Gin Day with a stellar selection of tipples, such as The Botanist (Scotland), Gin Mare (Spain), Aviation (USA), Sip Smith (England), and West Winds 'Sabre' (Australia) along with the delicious Quina Fina tonic, for just $9 a pop. For those looking to warm their insides this weekend, Hendrick's Hot Gin Punch should do the trick!
The Winter Festival Darling Harbour
Swap your surfboards for ice-skates and get down to Darling Harbour, if you're looking for things to do in Sydney this weekend. Sydney's premier winter wonderland, The Winter Festival will feature an open-air ice rink, beer garden, gourmet winter food stalls, giant Lindt Lindor Zorb Balls (WHAT??!!), live performances & DJs, and a Thredbo snow slide for a real taste of the snow!
The Winery Fashion Markets
Calling all fashionistas! Spend your Saturday morning leisurely perusing the stalls at The Winery Fashion Market. Leading fashion bloggers, Tash Sefton and Elle Ferguson from They All Hate Us, Sara Donaldson from Harper & Harley, and the team behind West 14th will host individual stalls selling their pre-loved items, including a huge amount of high-end luxury brands. From 10am till 2pm.
World Cup Breakfast at Work-Shop
Still looking for things to do in Sydney? To celebrate Australia's first match in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Work-Shop will be hosting a very special breakfast with a delectable spread from Brooklyn Boy Bagels. There will also be a World Cup Foosball table tournament running all morning, with prizes to be won! Aussie Aussie Aussie! Don't miss out, get your tickets here.
The Ivenhoe Hotel's Peroni Pop-Up Bar
Manly's much-loved local institution, The Ivanhoe Hotel, is celebrating its 1st birthday by hosting an exclusive Peroni Pop-Up Bar throughout winter. Featuring an Italian-inspired menu (think delicious fig & prosciutto pizza and osso bucco), Peroni Pints for schooner prices, and Peroni shouts, this Northside haven is a great spot to farewell the weekend.