Love Every Second - Sydney in Summer

Love Every Second
Sydney in Summer

With its beautiful harbour, city beaches and national parks, there is plenty of reasons to get out and about and experience the city’s outdoor lifestyle and exuberant spirit. Enjoy spectacular food and wine offerings and catch up on the latest food trends in stunning waterside dining and rooftop bar locations. In need of a break from outdoor adventure, take some time for retail therapy, or explore the vibrant arts and culture scene.

You’ll love every second of summer in Sydney


Sydney is surrounded by magnificent waterways, beachside try your hand at surfing or stand-up paddle boarding, or explore the rivers with a kayak, canoe or aqua bike. Get active and take in some stunning views and scenery on an iconic coastal walk or national park trail.

For the adrenaline junkies, actioned packed activities include jet boating, skydiving, white - water rafting or tree top adventures.


From designer labels to high-street fashion, Sydney's favourite shopping streets are perfect for serious retail therapy. Splurge on luxe labels, or unearth some unique finds at an outdoor market. Discover Sydney’s shopping precincts with their funky boutiques and some of the best Australian labels.


Sydney hosts an exciting line up of events this summer, including golf, motorsports, sailing, surfing and rowing. Don't miss the inaugural HSBC Sydney Sevens this February, when Sydney plays host to two days of adrenaline fuelled Rugby Sevens action.

Food and Wine

Alfresco dining in Sydney is a must, with waterside restaurants, rooftop bars and outdoor gardens, offering the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Explore the latest food trends in new dining precincts, check out the latest small bar or experience Sydney’s large offering of multicultural cuisine.

Arts and Culture

Sydney boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene, with many galleries, museums and performance venues in the centre of the city and throughout inner Sydney.

Highlights for summer include Matilda the Musical, based on Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book, showing at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. The 2015/16 Sydney International Art Series including; The Greats at The Art Gallery of NSW and Grayson Perry at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Sydney and NSW Highlight Events 2015/16:

Sydney International Art Series: The Greats

Location: International Art Series: The Greats
Date: 24 October 2015 – 14 February 2016

Emirates Australian Open Golf

Location: The Australian Golf Club, Rosebery
Date: 26 – 29 November 2015

Coates Hire V8 Supercars Sydney 500

Location: Sydney Olympic Park
Date: 4 – 6 December 2015

Sydney International Art Series: Grayson Perry

Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Date: 10 December 2015 - 01 May 2016

Sydney New Year's Eve

Location: Sydney Harbour
Date: 31 December 2015

2016 Parkes Elvis Festival

Location: Parkes, NSW
Date: 6 – 10 January 2016

Sydney Festival

Location: Various locations across Sydney
Date: 7 – 26 January 2016

Tamworth Country Music Festival

Location: Tamworth, NSW
Date: 15 – 24 January 2016  

Australia Day

Location: Various locations across Sydney
Date: 26 January 2016  

HSBC Sydney Sevens

Location: Allianz Stadium, Sydney
Date: 6 – 7 February 2016 

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