Where to celebrate Australia Day
The 26th of January is a special day for Australians as it marked one of the nation’s most beloved holidays – where people from all backgrounds come together to celebrate what it means to be Australian. Share this special occasions with your family and friends, here’s a list of places to spend your day.
If you’re wondering what to do in Sydney to celebrate Australia Day, wonder no more. Of course, you can spend the warm Australian weather at Chatswood Bowling Club, where your family and friends can spend some time playing a game of lawn bowls or kick back and hire the club for a place to eat.
Willoughby City Australia Day Celebration Event
Where: The Concourse Pavilion, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Join the Mayor and Councillors of Willoughby city in celebration to welcome the new citizens to Willoughby. There will be a free BBQ event, with entertainment from Willoughby Band.
Australia Day Festival Village at Hyde Park
Where: Hyde Park, Sydney CBD
Time: 12:00pm – midnight
Sydney’s inner city Hyde Park will be hosting a day of festivities including food stalls, live music, circus performances and pop up bars.
Markets & Live Bands at The Rocks
Where: The Rocks, Sydney CBD
Time: 11:30am – 6:30pm
The Rocks will be buzzing and the views of Sydney Opera House will be prime for the Australia Day Fireworks display. The Rocks Markets will be kicks off at 11:30am with loads of food and clothing stalls to explore.
Australia Day at Sydney Harbour
Where: Circular Quay, Sydney CBD
Time: 11:00am – 9:30pm
The Harbour will be hosting a load of events, bars and parties… as well as a number of Boat Races – the entire harbour will be hosting tall ships, the Ferrython, and parades
Hit the Beach
Pack an esky, grab a rug and join the thousands that flock to Sydney’s Beaches to celebrate Australia Day. Bondi Beach, Manly Beach and Coogee Beach will be packed so make sure you get in early (and pack your sunscreen)! Bondi Beach will also play host to Ben & Jerry’s Open Air Cinema and the bars will be packed with locals and visitors throughout the day and night.