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The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Long Weekend

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By Concrete Playground
September 29, 2022
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cosmic Boogie Long Weekend Party

    The Lord Gladstone is getting the party started this long weekend with a 12-hour gig that stretches from 3pm until 3am.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    See How They Run

    Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan make a cracking pair of 1950s sleuths in this Agatha Christie-loving murder-mystery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sydney Streets

    These Spring street parties will be taking over busy roads in Surry Hills, Pyrmont, Redfern, Haymarket, Glebe, Potts Point and the Sydney CBD.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Listen Out 2022

    Listen Out is returning to Sydney for 2022 with Disclosure and The Jungle Giants on the bill.

  • Food & Drink

    Barangaroo HAUS Party

    There are three ways to play at Barangaroo House this October long weekend — including epic vinyl DJs at new hotspot Rekōdo — and entry's free.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    You Won't Be Alone

    Macedonian Australian filmmaker Goran Stolevski makes a mesmerising debut with this stunningly shot horror movie about shapeshifting witches.

  • Food & Drink

    Small. Good.

    'Masterchef' alum Jess Hodge has opened a pop-up deli in The Rocks, celebrating native ingredients via classic sandwiches and snacks.

  • Food & Drink

    80-Cent Dumplings

    This new BYO Chinese restaurant is offering 80-cent dumplings from 5.30pm each day.

  • Food & Drink

    Baby Got Brunch

    Enjoy a nostalgic Australian barbecue spread and bottomless cocktails over a bangin' 90s soundtrack.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Clean

    This absorbing and inspirational documentary focuses on Melbourne trauma cleaner Sandra Pankhurst, unfurling the stories behind her varied life and her messy-but-crucial line of work.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ticket to Paradise

    George Clooney and Julia Roberts team up again, this time for their first rom-com together — and their charisma and banter is the Queensland-shot film's biggest drawcard.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Spring School Holidays at Sydney Olympic Park

    Whether your child loves competition, is a sports fanatic or just likes to have a go, there's an athletic activity with their name on it.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonage Daydream

    'Cobain: Montage of Heck' director Brett Morgen turns David Bowie's life, music, performances and impact into a dazzling kaleidoscopic documentary that's as shapeshifting and boundary-pushing as the icon himself.

  • Food & Drink

    Oktoberfest at The Bavarian

    The Bavarian's Sydney venues are celebrating Oktoberfest with parties, eight German-style beers, schnapps, giant pretzels, pork-heavy menus and Sunday sausage sizzles.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bodies Bodies Bodies

    A getaway-gone-bad slasher flick, a savvy dark comedy and a twisty whodunnit, this Amandla Stenberg-, Maria Bakalova- and Pete Davidson-starring horror gem slays.

  • Food & Drink

    DOOM JUICE's Saint Lawrence Bistro

    DOOM JUICE's new St Peters cellar door is hosting weekly culinary pop-ups with chefs from Sagra, Cafe Paci, Bar Louise and The Old Fitz.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pleasures Playhouse

    This 35-day music and arts festival is taking over an abandoned Chinatown cinema.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Mayfield Garden Glamping

    Australia's largest privately-owned cool climate garden is hosting a luxury glamping experience for one month.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Italian Film Festival 2022

    Sydney's Italian Film Festival is back for 2022 with Italian box office hits, Sophia Loren-starring classics and a Luca Guadagnino-helmed documentary about a shoemaker to the stars.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Being Together: Parramatta Yearbook

    This free exhibition sees artist Cherine Fahd capture the people, communities and stories of Parramatta, thanks to a series of pop-up portrait studios.

  • Food & Drink

    Sydney Seafood School's Spring Classes

    O Tama Carey and Danielle Alvarez are among the fantastic Sydney chefs taking part of this longstanding culinary school's spring experiences.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    SIX the Musical

    The six wives of Henry VIII are retelling their story, their way.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    HIDDEN — Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk 2022

    Discover creative works as you explore the vast green grounds of Rookwood Cemetery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Australia on Celluloid

    As part of its 85th birthday celebrations, the Ritz is spending a year screening iconic Australian films on 35mm.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ultra Unreal

    Featuring work by six artists and collectives, this multi-sensory new MCA exhibition blends myths and reality to ponder possible futures.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Titanic: The Movie, The Play

    Your heart will go on at this comedic 'Titanic' recreation at the Australian National Maritime Museum.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Night at The Barracks

    Catch unforgettable live shows at a spectacular cliffside venue this spring.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Feeling 22

    AGNSW is relaunching its huge free cinema program to celebrate 22 years of screenings.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Ryde Wharf Market

    Explore over 70 stalls featuring beautiful local produce, artisanal clothing, homewares and more at this fortnightly Sunday market on the banks of the Parramatta River.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    85 Films in 85 Days

    To celebrate 85 years screening flicks, Randwick's Ritz Cinema is showing 85 movies over 85 days — one for each year, and in order.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Looking for Alibrandi — Belvoir and Malthouse Theatre

    Melina Marchetta's beloved 1992 book has already been adapted into a movie — and now a stage version is heading to Belvoir.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Clay Dynasty

    See the evolution of Australian studio ceramics at the Powerhouse Museum with over 400 works by 160 different artists.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022

    Direct from London's Natural History Museum, the best nature photographs from the past year are now on display in Sydney.

  • Food & Drink

    Butter Ramen Club Tour 2022

    Butter's tour of creative ramen dishes is back by popular demand — starting with its OG fried chicken ramen, of course.

  • Food & Drink

    Big Poppa's Late-Night Dinner Party

    Party until 3am every Sunday night at Big Poppa's.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Mary Poppins

    Our favourite flying nanny will drop into the Lyric Theatre in May.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Frankie's World Famous House Band

    Catch covers of rock and heavy metal classics with a slice of pizza in hand.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Phantom of the Opera — Opera Australia

    The music of the night will croon its way into the Sydney Opera House from August.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Art Pharmacy Installations at The Rocks

    Discover these five public art installations that have popped up in The Rocks.

  • Food & Drink

    About Time Pop-Up Bar

    Sip Frosty Fruit slushies and eat roast lamb damper rolls at this limited-time bar in Sydney's CBD before it's demolished to make room for the new metro line.

  • Food & Drink

    Saturday Breakfast at Fred's

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

  • Design & Style

    Paddington Markets

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga at Pocket City Farms

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

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