This weekend in Sydney is all about celebrating. From the gourmet foodie kind of celebration, to the independence of the States, plus soulful live music and gorgeous craft markets, Sydneysiders, we suspect you'll be pretty pleased with this one if you're looking for things to do in Sydney this weekend.
Cloudy Bay Pinot & Duck Trail
Hoping to kick-start your weekend festivities early? The Cloudy Bay Pinot & Duck Trail is back this July and has attracted top chefs from the likes of some of Sydney's best restaurants, including Flying Fish, Felix, Icebergs, The Tilbury and Sokyo. Celebrating one of the classic wine and food matches, we guarantee you'll be licking your lips with these mouthwatering menus.
Dumbo Feather Conversation Series with Mike McEnearney
You know Kitchen By Mike, right? Well, did you know Mike (the bearded man serving you lunch) has cooked in some of the world's top restaurants, worked on a farm, and sold home-baked bread out of the back of his car? Find out more with Dumbo Feather's conversation series at the Newtown Hotel from 6pm till 8pm.
Tales of Tempt Exhibition
Provocative Sydney artist and former model, Tanya Linney, is unveiling her first collection in two years, Tales of Tempt, at Surry Hill's China Heights Gallery. Since becoming an artist, she has collaborated with leading designers including Kirrily Johnston, Dion Lee, Sass and Bide, and Ksubi. This is definitely one for your cultural calendar!
The Bourbon's Annual July 4th Party
Pull out your red, white, and blue and celebrate America's independence at Potts Point favourite, The Bourbon. There'll be plenty of cocktails and US-style canapés going round, as well as live music from Chicago's very own Doug Williams. We'll happily toast to that!
Express Lunch at China Republic
Looking to heat things up this weekend? China Republic has launched a delectable express lunch, featuring a hearty three-course menu that explores the essence of Asian cuisine. Sample from a variety of signature dishes including its famed Peking duck, crispy sweet and sour prawns or its pork spareribs—it's all delicious! Be sure to drop in between 12pm till 2pm if you're looking for things to do in Sydney on Saturday.
Live Jazz at The Oaks
For the love of blues, jazz and soul, our favourite northside watering hole, The Oaks, is offering up a good dose of live music each Saturday night. This week, soak up the smooth sounds of Thandiwe Phoenix. The Oaks is one of the best pubs in Sydney, so get yourself down there!
Heritage Craft Fair
Still looking for things to do in Sydney this weekend? The beautiful St Ives Showground is set to be transformed for its monthly handmade markets, The Heritage Craft Fair. Featuring 250 boutique stalls, selling all sorts of crafts, from the classic to the contemporary, you're guaranteed to pick up a treasure or two.