10 things to do this weekend

With Christmas just around the corner we’re sure that your weekends from now on will be filled with present shopping. But, why not take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy shopping centre and get along to one of the many events going on around town? Here are 10 of our favourites…

Flume at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park

8pm Friday 9 and Saturday 10 December

To celebrate the release of his anticipated forthcoming album Skin, Flume is bringing his world tour to Sydney to light up the stage on Friday and Saturday night alongside special guests Vince Staples and UK Producer SOPHIE.


Foodies Fairground at The Entertainment Quarter

12pm Sunday 11 December

Sydney’s favourite food truck and food vendors are coming together under the one roof on Sunday 11 December for the Foodies Fairground. There will be over 40 food and drink vendors, pop-up bars, a foodora pop-up shipping container diner, Koala mattress “food coma” rest stops, Eat Art Truck art installation, kids activities and live music all day long!


Finders Keepers Markets at Australian Technology Park

All weekend

200 independent art and design stalls will gather this weekend at the Australian Technology Park for another instalment of the Finders Keepers Markets. Alongside amazing stalls, there will also be pop-up bars, food vans and entertainment.


Taste of the Opera House

2:30 pm Sunday 11 December

Enjoy the fruits of Sydney’s finest foodie destination at the Taste of the Opera House this Sunday. Highlights of the event will include fresh seafood and charcuterie and a Matt Moran influenced RAW bar and Meat & Cheese Room.  


Ben & Jerry’s Open Air Cinema at University of Sydney

All weekend  

Enjoy the summer sun and a movie this weekend at the Ben & Jerry’s Open Air Cinema at University of Sydney. Bring the kids along tonight for a screening of The Secret Life of Pets, before Hell or High Water screens on Saturday and finish off the weekend with the instant sci-fi classic, Arrival.


Also don’t miss…

Rosebery Block Party at Saporium – 2pm Sunday 11 December

Aladdin at Capitol Theatre - All weekend

2016 Moran Prizes Exhibition at Juniper Hall - All weekend

The Wharf Revue 2016 at Sydney Theatre Company - All weekend

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives at Powerhouse Museum - First weekend