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The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Weekend

Explore this outdoor art exhibition in the Blue Mountains, or head to one of three Sydney galleries for a huge biennial art exhibition.
By Concrete Playground
June 24, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
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  • Food & Drink

    Tacos Muchachos Pop-Up

    This Mexican street food pop-up is bringing some joy to a locked down Surry Hills with quesabirria tacos, packed-full burritos and boozy agua fresca.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Knot

    You'll also need to listen to the three-part experience in your car — and in a room of your home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2021

    See the winners of this year's prizes — then vote for your favourites.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    In the Heights

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's vibrant love letter to Washington Heights hits the big screen, with intoxicating, invigorating and exuberant results.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Free Tree Giveaway 2021 — June to October

    The NSW Government is giving away more than 25,000 free trees to households in Greater Sydney.

  • Food & Drink

    Free Coffee at Poppy Planet

    You just need to know the secret codeword.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fast and Furious 9

    With more emphasis on its soapy storyline than its spectacular stunts, the latest instalment in the high-octane franchise feels like it's on auto-pilot.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Valerie Taylor: Playing with Sharks

    This powerful documentary explores the life and underwater exploits of an Australian diving, oceanography and marine conservation icon.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Disney Classics Festival

    Get nostalgic with big-screen viewings of 11 Mouse House favourites.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Winter Village 2021

    Go ice skating, hang out in an igloo, enjoy a snow shower and dip marshmallows in espresso martini-flavoured chocolate fudge sauce.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Emerging Writers' Festival 2021

    Hear from star authors like Sisonke Msimang, catch readings from emerging literary talent and check out a short story masterclass — all online.

  • Food & Drink

    Truffle Week 2021

    Salt Meats Cheese is serving up a truffled-filled menu — including truffle margaritas and sours — for a whole week.

  • Food & Drink

    Taste of the House

    Travel between four different Circular Quay venues and backstage at the Sydney Opera House during this extravagant four-hour dining experience.

  • Food & Drink

    Fratelli Winter Festival

    Book in for all-you-can-eat mussels, unlimited pizza and gelato or $10 bowls of pasta.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pixar Putt 2021

    Sydney's Pixar-themed mini golf course is back.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shadow Play

    Golden Age Cinema and Bar is dedicating winter weekends to shady characters and shadowy stories.

  • Food & Drink

    Frankie's $1 Pizza Happy Hour

    Head to Hunter Street between 4–6pm every day for $1 slices before the Sydney favourite closes.

  • Food & Drink

    King of the Wing Festival

    Tuck into ten different flavours during this two-month fest.

  • Food & Drink

    El Camino Cantina's Not So Soft Drink Series

    The Tex-Mex chain is serving up soft drink-inspired margaritas for two months.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Unsettled

    A new exhibition and event series on truth telling and First Nations resistance.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Igloos on the Pier 2021

    Igloos are popping up at Pier One again — and this year, they're surrounded by light-up cherry blossom trees.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sydney Theatre Company Launches Act 2

    See new writing and classic texts transform from the page to the stage.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert — Bangarra Dance Theatre

    Set in Walmajarri Country, this powerful performance explores the displacement and survival of First Nations people.

  • Food & Drink

    Butter Ramen Club Tour

    The tour will feature a different dish each month — starting with its OG fried chicken ramen, of course.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lumen

    The Chippendale gallery is exhibiting more than 30 luminous works until August.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience

    Relive JK Rowling's seven magical books in 70 minutes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nicole Kidman Retrospective

    Revisit 13 films from the Australian actor's lengthy career.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Eucalyptusdom

    An exhibition of art, science and history examines our changing attitudes to the humble eucalyptus family.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Iranzamin

    An expansive survey of Persian arts and crafts will take over the Powerhouse Museum this autumn.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Microcars

    Why should supercars get all the glory? These micro vehicles show the rise of travelling in a compact and economical fashion over the last six decades.

  • Food & Drink

    Butter's Bottomless Bubbles and Fried Chicken Feast

    Enjoy endless pours of bubbles or alcoholic ice teas and a heap of fried chicken — all day, every day.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The House After Dark

    Take a late-night tour of the Sydney Opera House.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The National 2021: New Australian Art

    The National returns for 2021 to exhibit works from 39 rising Australian artists across three Sydney venues.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hamilton the Musical

    Don't throw away your shot to see the blockbuster, Tony Award-winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Potted Potter

    Relive J.K. Rowling's seven magical books in this whirlwind 70-minute parody.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    American Psycho — The Musical

    A blood-spattered musical adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' famed novel hits the Sydney Opera House stage for the first time.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Meat Sundays

    Tuck into endless plates of slow-roasted pork shoulder, Creole-spiced blackened chicken and cold-smoked lamb.

  • Food & Drink

    Yoga and Wine

    Do yoga surrounded by wine (then drink some) at Handpicked Wines' cellar door.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Wings

    The buckets will keep coming until you can't stomach them, all for $19 per person.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Symposium

    A new free underground arts and music night taking place every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    Saturday Breakfast at Fred's

    The Paddington restaurant serves coffee, scones and canelés from 8am, and sells boxes of fresh produce too.

  • Food & Drink

    Thievery's Bottomless Brunch Banquet

    Glebe's Middle Eastern eatery has jumped on the brunch train — and we're on-board for breakfast baba and bellinis.

  • Food & Drink

    Paper Bird Weekend Brunch

    Start your weekend off with Korean bloody marys, pork katsu sandwiches and Single O coffee.

  • Food & Drink

    Superior Fridays

    Superior Burger will take up weekly residency at Camperdown's Deus Cafe.

  • Food & Drink

    Can Cava's Sunday Funday

    Draw out the last licks of the weekend with $10 cocktails and five-buck glasses of cava, wine and beer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Chinatown Night Markets

    Browse stalls of knickknacks, eat till your heart's content, then check out the illuminated street art.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Yum Cha

    Eat away the excesses of the night before with a $30 feast.

  • Food & Drink

    The Rocks Friday Foodie Markets

    Why wait for the weekend to get your market fix?

  • Food & Drink

    Kings Cross Weekend Markets

    A weekend morning cornucopia of organic veggies, fruit, cheese and international dishes, plus fashion, homewares, books and more.

  • Design & Style

    Paddington Markets

    Find original wares by local designers, food stalls and a new growers market for fresh produce.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunday Bites

    Food and fashion with a Middle Eastern flourish.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Contemporary Art 101 @ Artereal

    For anyone who ever stood in a contemporary art gallery and thought "I just don't get it".

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunday Jazz

    Chill out with a spot of Sunday afternoon jazz at The East Sydney Hotel.

  • Food & Drink

    Blacktown Markets

    Peruse vintage bric-a-brac while you snack on homemade dim sum in the Skyline Drive-In.

  • Design & Style

    Glebe Markets

    Glebe's weekly go-to for pre-loved fashion, vinyl records and freshly made limeade.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga at Pocket City Farms

    Finally a yoga practice where you can literally touch the earth.

  • Food & Drink

    EQ Village Markets

    Get your weekly shop from local growers and producers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    InBloom

    This colourful living exhibition features a 'watercolour painting' made from over 20,000 plants.

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