Isabella Ross

With the current warm weather, now is the ideal time to start curating your leisure and lifestyle plans this summer season. Whether it is visiting some of Sydney’s iconic beaches, taking on some bushwalking and getting involved in local community events, there is definitely something to do for everyone.


Woolworths Carols in the Domain:

Date: 22nd December:

The perfect festive celebration for the whole family is the Carols in the Domain, being a classic and well-loved Christmas occasion for many Aussies in Sydney. Just bring your picnic blanket, an electric candle, your best singing voice and lots of cheer!

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The Rocks Markets:

With Christmas and Australia Day around the corner, The Rocks Markets has definitely got everything you need in order to celebrate. In December, the markets will have a host of festive stalls set to sell decorations, handmade cards and even bespoke gift ideas. Once we have said goodbye to Santa, The Rocks Markets will have more of a focus on everything Australiana – bringing out the green and gold in all its customers.


Balmoral Beach:

If you are looking for a beach day but do not wish to travel too far then Balmoral Beach is the way to go. This harbour-side beach is a favourite amongst North Shore residents thanks to its family-orientated ambience and gorgeous blue water. With the beach neighbouring on a lush green park, there is plenty of room for you and your loved ones to set a picnic.

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New Year’s Eve at Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel:

Dates: 31st December

For those who prefer to kick up their heels and welcome the New Year in with a dance, this event is perfect for you. Fireworks, food, beach, bubbles – the lot! Kick back and let loose as the midnight fireworks light up the city skyline from Watson’s Bay. With an electric-dance line up, the event is sure to keep you grooving all night long.


Moonlight Cinema:

Are you an avid movie buff? If this is you, then why not enjoy the cinematic marvel of a classic, adventure, comedy or romantic film under the stars and amongst the warm summer air. The summer line up for Moonlight Cinema has just been announced, so make sure to grab your tickets, a comfy bean bag and enjoy a fun movie night.

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Ku-ring-gai Bush Walk:

What better way to spend a warm sunny day than having a picnic amongst the shady green foliage of Ku-ring-gai National Park! Located in Sydney’s north this heritage listed location features a number of spectacular locations including the Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Bobbin Head and Aboriginal Heritage Walk.


Australia Day Concert Sydney Opera House:

Dates: 26th January

Every year, Australia’s best artists showcase their talent at Sydney’s most iconic building on one of the biggest days of the year in the Aussie calendar. The line-up of performances is yet to be announced, but it is definite that the event will nonetheless be filled with happiness, celebration and family fun.