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This Weekend In Sydney

By Christine Theophanous
16th Oct 2014

Helloooooo weekend (nearly)! There are simply so many things to do in Sydney this weekend, we've tried to pack them all in here for you! From tastings to beer festivals, shopping events to 90s dancing, there is simply no reason for you to stay home this weekend in Sydney.

Thursday 16th

Stoneleigh Metro Pop-Up

Want to kick off your weekend a day early with some boutique wine tasting? Well thanks to Stoneleigh you can! The New Zealand wine connoisseurs are heading down under to the heart of Sydney city with a pop-up bar! They've created a relaxed and beautiful destination where you can discover and enjoy their wonderful wines. With matching canapés and a natural setting that will make you feel like you're in the Marlborough, this event is a must. For more information and to make a reservation head to their website.

Friday 17th

The Australian Hotel's Annual Beer Festival

If you're looking for some beer-related things to do in Sydney this Friday, head to the Australian Hotel's 10th Annual Beer Festival for some authentic craft brew, a bite and some good old Aussie banter. Commencing at 4pm this Friday bring your mates to try the 28 Australian craft beers, meet the brewer and blind tasting sessions as well as a beer garden and food stalls! This is definitely not one to miss! For more information and to purchase tickets go to their website.

Friday Drinks With The Brewers

Yet another event set to win the hearts of craft beer lovers throughout Sydney – "Friday Drinks with the Brewer". The Australian Brewery Hotel in Rouse Hill will be hosting one of their favourite events once again, giving you the chance to talk the talk with their very own craft beer brewer. While your at it why not indulge in some hearty yet refined pub food and entertainment that is sure to keep the family busy while you talk everything beer! The event is hosted on the 3rd Friday of every month from 4:30pm-6:30pm. For more information head to The Australian Brewery website.

Saturday 18th

Round She Goes

Are you a vintage fashion lover? Well, this Saturday take a trip to Marrickville Town Hall and go wild looking through the Round She Goes Fashion Market Stalls! RSG is an award-winning indoor fashion market where you can buy pre-loved designer labels (yes please!) and quality vintage fashion, accessories and jewellery from different stallholders and this Saturday they'll be hosting 60 stalls! Entry is cheap as chips at $2 and the event will be running from 10am-3pm. For more information head to their website.

Momofuku Ssam Bar 2007

Take a step back in time this Saturday with Momofuku Sei?bo. Aiming to bring diners the best of NYC's critically acclaimed Momofuku Ssäm bar 2007, it is set to be an amazing experience for all. Working in conjunction with the SMH Good Food Month, sample items from the infamous menu include David Chang's pork belly and hoisin steamed bubs and marinated hanger steak ssäm. The à la carte menu will be available from 13th-18th October and each guest will receive a Tanqueray gin and tonic upon arrival – yum! No bookings required. For more information head to their website.

Beer Street Bakery

At The Urban List we don't think there's a soul in Sydney who hasn't indulged in Surry Hills' Bourke Street Bakery. Well now things are heating up as everyone's favourite boutique bakery is teaming up with The Grifter Brewing Co to bring you a week of baked and beery treats! The event will run across Saturday and Sunday this weekend from 12pm-5pm at Bourke Street Bakery. The best part is entry is FREE – sign us up please! See their website for more details.

Rhythm Of The Night

This one is for all of you 90s kids. The crew at GoodGod Small Club are bringing you a night filled with 90s dance hits this Saturday from 9pm. Featuring the sounds of DJs Levins, Ariane, Charlie Chux and more, it's sure to be a fun-filled night! So get your dancing shoes on get ready to dance the night away. Entry is $10 and the club is open until late. For more details go here.

Sunday 19th

Crows Nest Festival

In its 25th year the Crows Nest festival is set to be bigger and better than ever with more than 250 stallholders, three stages, rides, petting zoos and loads more! Relish delicious food and wine, shop a gorgeous collection of jewellery and accessories or just kick back to some sweet tunes. Kids will also be well occupied with face paining, pony rides, balloonists and jumping castles.

Sunday Night Carnival At The Victoria Room

Looking for things to do on a Sunday night in Sydney? The Victoria Room presents its incredible Sunday Night Carnival featuring a unique mix of local and international artists. Taking over the Spiegel Tent from 7:30pm, the carnival is set to be a bohemian spectacular with six acts each week. Plus, there will be charcuterie boards, cheese and chocolate fondue to enjoy with the show.

The Creatures Carnival

The team at Little Creatures Brewing is bringing the authentic taste of craft beer to Sydney-siders this weekend. Teaming up with one of our favourite gourmet burger brands, Grill'd, get set for a night on Sydney harbour with sliders and signature brews. There might even be pop-up carnival acts – how cool! You'll be in prime position on the terrace of the Sydney Maritime Museum, where the team will be pouring four beers from 1.00pm – 5.00pm this Sunday. To purchase tickets head to their website.

Monday 20th

Craft Beer Fight Club At The Dove And Olive

Head down to the Dove and Olive in Surry Hills this Monday night for the final Craft Beer Fight Club of the year! In this fight club, 2 country brewers will go up against 2 city brewers to see who will claim the coveted Golden Growler Award. $30 gets you four schooners to taste, debate and rate on the night. We think that's a pretty great way to kick start your week! Get your tickets here.

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