Looking for something fun to do this week? You’re in luck. From colourful exhibitions to winter festivals, markets and more, there’s heaps on around Sydney. Here is our definitive list of all the things you can do to shake off those Monday blues and make the most of the week ahead.
1. Head to the neon-lit Kaleidoscope
An interactive new artwork is coming to town this week and it sounds amazing. Kaleidoscope, a larger-than-life interactive mirror maze is heading to Powerhouse Ultimo with mirrors, lights, colours, sounds and more. It opens its doors this Saturday, July 29. Grab your tickets here.
2. Enjoy truffle month at Salt Meats Cheese
Salt Meats Cheese has brought back its delicious truffle menu and you need to check it out. There’s truffle pasta, lasagna, pizza and even refreshing cocktails to boot. The menu is only available this July so don’t miss out. Find your nearest location and book a table here.
3. Watch Sweeney Todd at the Opera House
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is coming to the Sydney Opera House this July with a serving of greed, lust, and vengeance. Expect blood, gore and more in this giant production by the Victorian Opera and New Zealand Opera. Grab your tickets here.
4. Get goosebumps at a captivating orchestral performance
On July 29 & 30, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra will perform their third concert series of 2023 at The Concourse Concert Hall. Joined by critically acclaimed Chief Conductor, Dr Nicholas Milton AM, and his wife, renowned violinist Rosa Donata Milton, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: Fantastique promises to be a classical music experience like no other. Audiences will be regaled with the iconic melodies of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto, a virtuosic showpiece that’ll leave your hair standing on end. And for a truly dramatic conclusion, Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique will convey a turbulent tale of unrequited love. Book your ticket now!
5. Have a romantic date night at The Glass Room
Pier One’s Glass Room suite is perfectly propped up on the harbour and offers a luxe experience complete with oysters and cocktails. There’s also a private hot tub on offer with stunning views over Sydney Harbour. Bookings are available until October 1, snag a spot here.
6. Shop at the Cronulla Winter Market
The popular Cronulla Winter Market is returning to the Don Lucas Reserve for two days of food, shopping and family fun. Set to be held on July 29 and 30, the markets are bringing together over 150 vendors with a range of goods and products on offer including homewares, gifts, plants and more. Held beachside, visitors will be treated to scenic views over Cronulla Beach along with food stalls and even a pop-up wine bar this year round. Read all about it here.
7. Watch Black Panther in Concert
Marvel blockbuster Black Panther is set to screen with a full orchestra at the Opera House’s Concert Hall from July 27-29. Presented for the very first time in Australia, acclaimed conductor Anthony Parnther and Tama master Massamba Diop lead the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in this live showing of the 2018 blockbuster movie. Grab your tickets here.