Spooky season is the best season!
Ahh October. The changing leaves, longer days, balmy weather and crisp Autumn air. There’s also so much to look forward to especially after months of being homebound. That’s right Sydney, ‘Freedom Day’ is around the corner — anticipated to be October 11 and we don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to get out there and start exploring our beautiful city once again. With businesses eager to open, you can be sure we’re in for a splendid Spring season. Here are a few brilliant events and activities happening in October that you can enjoy. This is a live list and we’ll be updating it often so keep a watch!
The sun is shining and picnic mania has taken over the city. Check out our list of epic Sydney gardens and parks for your next adventure in town.
This is not a drill. Hamilton will resume it’s Sydney season next month before moving to Melbourne next year in March. Hamilton’s Sydney run will now last till February 27 — snap up your tickets fast!
District X, the extreme sports festival landing in Sydney this October, is bringing together an elite line-up of athletes for three days of head-to-head competitions, championship rounds and world record stunts that’ll entertain, enthral and excite even the mildest of adrenaline junkies.
Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky’s incomparable ballet, is an experience hard to beat. But add candles and a couple more incredible musical scores in one of our city’s most emblematic buildings and you’re well on your way to a memorable night with Candelight Ballet.
If you’re looking to get out of the city once the lockdown is over, now would be the right time to start planning. With just two more weeks of lockdown to go, we couldn’t be more keen to hit the road.
With restrictions slowly easing , we ventured to do the nearly impossible task of listing out some of our favourite beaches around town.
Taronga zoo announced news of a brand new cub cam last month. Which means you and I can livestream the adorable lion cubs from the comfort of home for a tax-deductible donation of just $7.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Sydney Harbour with this cruise with optional guaranteed window seating, superb dining and incredible service.
You can now make your lockdown a bit more fun and indulge the artist in you with these virtual painting classes. Even better — all painting supplies right from the canvas to paints to and easel, apron and brushes will be delivered to your doorstep by the studio.
What’s more fun than being entertained by a parade of men with ripped torsos and bulging biceps dancing on stage? We’ve just got just the event for you for the perfect night out post lockdown!
PlantGirl in Marrickville, is all things fun and colourful but most of all it has a diverse variety of low-maintenance plants if you’re looking to join the plant craze.
For Messina’s next dreamy dessert, you can look forward to a serious sugar rush because the gelato giants are bringing bake-at-home brownie kits delivered straight to your doorstep!
Solve puzzles, interpret images and create a dream language as you attempt to free the minds of the trapped before it’s too late — all from the comfort of home this October!
In celebration of Halloween — grab some pizza and wine and browse through our wide selection of some of the best horror series and movies to watch right now. Happy streaming–or better yet scary streaming!
Discover what goes on within the darkness at the Halloween Edition of Dining in the Dark. It’ll be a night to remember that’s for sure.
The Lithgow Glow Worm Tunnel is located in the expansive area of the Blue Mountains and there are only a small number of ways to get there. The best way to make the most of the adventure, however, is by joining a guided night tour with a certified instructor.
With its caramelised crust and creamy heart — the burnt Basque cheesecake is hard to resist. With 1 more weeks of lockdown to go, we reached out to Coogee Wine Room for their popular Basque cheesecake recipe. It’s burnt, cracked and completely irresistible.
In this workshop, you’ll receive a seasonal selection of native wildflowers. Get it delivered to your door and take part in a virtual workshop that will nurture your creative talents. After that, take a virtual tour of the flower farm responsible for the gorgeous blooms.
19. Pubs will be reopening soon — check out our list of best pubs around the city that support live music
There are the venues that are doing all the hard work of putting on shows week-in, week-out; supporting the local live music scene and giving punters something to rave about, because nobody wants to live in a boring city, right?
If setting up a tent, not having a shower for days, dealing with spiders and preparing food on an open fire is not really your thing, we suggest you give these glamping experiences a shot this October.
Daughter of a Baker, run by a trio of sisters, have mastered their family’s secret recipe for Portuguese tarts which has been passed down to them through their father.
Because of the seemingly never ending lockdown, they have incorporated a fan fave twist by introducing a creamy, chocolatey centre to their traditional Portuguese Tarts and you need to get on it right away.
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