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The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Weekend

Enjoy chocolate and cheese fondus in an igloo atop a Barangaroo rooftop or head to Cabramatta and tackle a mammoth 2.8-kilogram bowl of pho.
By Concrete Playground
July 22, 2019
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    The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Weekend

    Enjoy chocolate and cheese fondus in an igloo atop a Barangaroo rooftop or head to Cabramatta and tackle a mammoth 2.8-kilogram bowl of pho.
    By Concrete Playground
    July 22, 2019
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      • Food & Drink

        Mitch Orr x Delfino Aperitivo

        Acme's Mitch Orr is cooking up cheap snacks at the Dolphin for three weeks.

      • Food & Drink

        The Garden of Sweets

        The Grounds of Alexandria will turn into an after-dark dessert market for two nights.

      • Design & Style

        In Bed Sydney Warehouse Sale 2019

        The luxury homewares label's annual warehouse sale is back, with discounts of up to 70 percent.

      • Food & Drink

        World Tequila Day 2019

        An afternoon dedicated to tequila and Mexican food.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Diego Maradona

        The director of 'Senna' and 'Amy' turns his gaze towards one of soccer's most famous and scandalous players.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The White Crow

        Directed by Ralph Fiennes, this biopic about ballet great Rudolf Nureyev is at its best when it takes the contemplative approach.

      • Food & Drink

        Tequila and Tastes

        Tuck into a five-course Mexican feast with matching tequilas on the northern beaches.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Crawl

        Pitting a father and daughter against snapping alligators during the middle of a hurricane, this creature feature is unnervingly effective.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Lion King

        This photorealistic remake looks astonishing and remains faithful to the original, but isn't completely convincing.

      • Food & Drink

        Cocktails X Croissants

        Rollers Bakehouse and Archie Rose have teamed up to bring you a gin and pastry breakfast feast.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Apollo 11

        Five decades after the lunar landing, this astonishing documentary steps through the Apollo 11 mission using newly discovered archival materials.

      • Food & Drink

        Signet and Sweet

        Indulge with an award-winning scotch and some of Australia's finest chocolate this winter.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        No Lights No Lycra Tenth Birthday Party

        This free lights-out class really lets you dance like no one is watching.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Hail Satan?

        This witty, illuminating documentary explores the activist side of The Satanic Temple.

      • Food & Drink

        Magnum Pleasure Store

        The make-your-own-Magnum pop-up is back.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Booksmart

        This hilarious and heartfelt film from actor-turned-filmmaker Olivia Wilde is an instant teen-comedy classic.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Stuber

        The odd-couple paring of Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista can't save this pedestrian action-comedy.

      • Food & Drink

        49% Book the Bar Promotion

        Book a spot at Bartolo's new 13-seat bar area any day in July to score 49 percent off your drinks bill.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Giant Leap

        A massive arts program dedicated to the moon and space travel descends on the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

      • Food & Drink

        Barbie High Tea

        Relive your childhood tea parties — with plenty of pink.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Wayne Quilliam: Instaculture

        Sixteen large-scale, vibrant artworks celebrating the themes of NAIDOC week have popped up in Darling Quarter.

      • Food & Drink

        The Fork Festival

        A heap of Sydney restaurants are offering half-price meals for six weeks.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Mystify: Michael Hutchence

        A tender, thoughtful and electrifying music documentary about the life and legacy of the INXS frontman.

      • Food & Drink

        Half-Price Margarita Month

        Rid your winter blues with a margarita for under a tenner.

      • Food & Drink

        Acre Eatery's Italian Takeover

        The Camperdown restaurant has been transformed into an Italian farmhouse for winter, complete with a spritz bar, a dessert trolley and lots of pizza and pasta.

      • Food & Drink

        Sunday Winter Roasts and Jazz

        Head to Matt Moran's lush Woollahra restaurant for a feast of juicy roast meats and a show every Sunday in July.

      • Food & Drink

        Bring the Heat

        Barangaroo House is celebrating winter with luxe rooftop igloos, mini martinis, magnums of Champagne and fondue pots aplenty.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Spider-Man: Far From Home

        The official end of Marvel's Phase 3 offers a lot of laughs, a big heart and more than enough hope for the future.

      • Food & Drink

        Giant Pho

        This Cabramatta food court is serving up a mammoth 2.8kg bowl of pho.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        OK Democracy, We Need to Talk

        Campbelltown Arts Centre's post-election political intervention.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Shaun Gladwell: Pacific Undertow

        The MCA will hold up images of surfers, skaters and dancers to look back at Gladwell's 20-year career.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Apollo 11

        A giant floating sculpture of the moon has come to Sydney as part of the Powerhouse's exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        52 Artists 52 Actions

        This exhibition presents 52 pieces of work from Artspace's year-long digital action-based art project.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Invisible Hand

        Haymarket's 4A gallery explores the threat of technology and cyber connectivity.

      • Food & Drink

        The Big Night Out

        Some of Sydney's best fine diners — including Quay and Bennelong — are serving up tasting menus at reduced prices for two months.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Sydney's Highest Playground

        A retro playground with giant Jenga, glow-in-the-dark hula hoops and 90s tunes has popped up in the Sydney Tower Eye.

      • Food & Drink

        Fondue Nights

        Dip into a cosy, melty cheese-filled night with fondue for two (or more).

      • Food & Drink

        Vegan and Vines

        Warm up with an animal-friendly feast this winter.

      • Food & Drink

        Jacob's Creek Kitchen Collective 2019

        Realise your true chef potential (or lack thereof) over wine in this Masterchef-inspired dining experience with two of Australia's best chefs.

      • Food & Drink

        Brick Lane's $29 Feast

        Possibly the most reasonably priced banquet (with booze) you'll eat this winter.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Merrily We Go to Hell: Celebrating Women in Cinema

        Celebrating trailblazing female filmmakers from the 1930s to today.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Martin Scorsese's Scariest Ever Films Festival

        Get spooked by 'The Shining', 'The Exorcist' and more.

      • Food & Drink

        Sydney Craft Beer and Cider Fair 2019

        Sample more than 120 craft beers and ciders in one spot.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2019

        This year's lineup features a futuristic space flick, the highest grossing Danish film ever and a retrospective of the original 'Millenium Trilogy' movies.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Winter Sauna

        Paramount Recreation Club has opened a pop-up sauna on its rooftop, complete with luxe linen robes, built-in speakers and complimentary refreshments.

      • Food & Drink

        Untied Apres Ski Bar X Bungalow 8 Winter Woodlands

        The two harbourside bars have transformed into luxury ski resort-inspired chalets for winter complete with s'mores and an espresso martini pop-up.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Bondi Winter Magic

        Rug up and go soaring above Australia's most famous beach.

      • Food & Drink

        Madame Truffles Pop-Up Shop 2019

        Sydney's truffle queen is back for three straight months of flaming cheese wheel pasta, truffle ice cream and a free weekly happy hour.

      • Food & Drink

        Winery Glamping

        The Winery has been transformed into a cosy winter hideout with teepees, bottomless mulled wine and personal raclette stations.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Monet: Impression Sunrise

        Claude Monet's most famous painting is the star of the NGA's latest exhibition.

      • Food & Drink

        Pink Winter Garden

        Pair warm cocktails with currywurst and four-cheese fondue in this fairy light-lit winter garden.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Sydney Opera House's Two for One for You

        Catch some first-class performances on the cheap.

      • Food & Drink

        Winter Igloos

        Escape the winter chill inside a cosy igloo filled with cheese and hot cocktails by the harbour.

      • Food & Drink

        The Beer, Footy & Food Festival 2019

        Over twenty craft brewers and a slew of food stalls descend on Henson Park for the Newtown Jets game.

      • Food & Drink

        Smoke and Mirrors Brunch

        This daily boozy brunch is no deception.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2019

        The Australian faces everyone will be talking about for the next few months.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Igloos on the Pier 2019

        Transparent 'igloos' are popping up at Pier One — and one of them has a hot tub.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Cockatoo Island Haunted History Night Tours 2019

        Explore the mysterious history of Cockatoo Island by night.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

        The NGV will host a huge exhibition of China's terracotta warriors this winter.

      • Travel & Leisure

        Ghostly Garden

        A spooky after-dark stroll through the Royal Botanic Garden.

      • Food & Drink

        Crab Curry Sundays

        Feast on Sri Lanka's famed spicy crab curry, dhal and sambol once a month at this award-winning Sydney restaurant.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        The Essential Duchamp

        You'll be (Du)champing at the bit to see this landmark exhibition.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Revolutions: Records and Rebels

        This 500-item exhibition will relive the music, fashion and protests of the late 60s with pieces like find Mick Jagger's signature stage costume and John Lennon's legendary glasses.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Cartographica: Sydney on the Map

        Explore the beautiful historical maps of Sydney.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

        Direct from London's Natural History Museum, the best nature photographs from the past year are coming to Sydney.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Hot Blood

        An unapologetically bold exhibition about everything from sexual desire and bodily frailty to psychedelia and spiritual ecstasy.

      • Arts & Entertainment

        Belvoir Theatre 25A 2019

        A series of low-budget (but story-rich) plays supporting emerging theatre talent.

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