10 Sydney Events Happening In February 2019

Visitors from across the globe should visit Sydney all year round because it never runs out of surprises and goes all out to impress. Whether you are coming to Sydney for a vacation or business trip, there’s always something for you to do here. If you don’t know how to get around the city, getting bus charter in Sydney will make your travel plans much easier.

Valentines Dinner At Morrison Bar & Oyster Room

From 13 February 2019 to 16 February 2019, the Morrison Bar & Oyster Room will be hosting a delectable 4-course Valentine’s dinner and spreading love through the event. If you are travelling with your significant other, you can treat him or her to this delicious dinner, which comes complete with amuse-bouche and a flute of Piper-Heidsieck champagne upon guests’ arrival. Chef Sean Connolly will be curating the event and has tailored this special Valentine’s menu to the ultimate foodie couple. In addition to this, prices start from $70 per person. Below is a quick look at what’s in store for you:

Starters (to share)

  • Scampi Rockefeller
  • Stone Fruit And Jamon

Mains (choose from)

  • S.A Squid And Pork Belly
  • Crispy Skinned Ocean Trout
  • Orgy Of Mushroom Gnocchi
  • Chilli Crab Linguine

Sides

  • Duck Fat Chips
  • Broccolini

Dessert

  • Dessert Sharing Platter

Galentines At The Bay

Gather your single gal pals on 14 February 2019 and celebrate the love of life via an Italian-inspired two-course or three-course banquet. Hence, the bigger your group is the better. What’s more, guests will receive a complimentary bottle of AIX Rosé. Here’s a quick breakdown:

  • A Magnum 1.5L bottle will be given to groups that comprise six or more people
  • A Jeroboam 3L bottle will be given to groups that comprise 10 or more people
  • A Methuselah 6L bottle will be given to groups that comprise 18 or more people
  • A whopping Nebuchadnezzar 15L bottle will be given to groups that comprise 30 or more people

Come and enjoy the Sydney city skyline sunset at the beach!

Chinese New Year Lantern Festival 2019

The festival welcomes the Year of the Pig and will be held from 14 February 2019 to 18 February 2019. Located at Darling Harbour, one can expect to see amazing Chinese lantern displays and more. 2019’s Chinese New Year Lantern Festival will be a dynamic carnival of Chinese culture, shows, food, and lights. Don’t forget to look out for the event’s centrepiece, which is a Great Wall of China lantern display. It will go right across Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour!

Carriageworks Night Market 2019

Curated by culinary star Kylie Kwong, the Carriageworks Night Market is a highly anticipated event that will be held on 15 February 2019. The night market will feature more than 60 stalls from Australia’s best producers and chefs. In addition to the promising line-up, cooking demonstrations, DJs, and live music will be part of the program too. Some interesting event highlights include:

  • Café of the Gate of Salvation: A gospel-inspired acapella singing group that specializes in joyful and soulful African-American music.
  • Traditional fire making: The demonstration will be facilitated by Dwayne Banon Harrison, who is the managing director of Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness.
  • Native Australian seafood cooking: Ben Shewry of Attica will show how seafood can be cooked over a fire.

Tomato Festival 2019

If you are looking for a quirky event, Sydney’s Tomato Festival 2019 will be ideal for you. Yes, many people grow their own tomatoes! From 16 February 2019 to 17 February 2019, there will be a weekend-long festival at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. This is an award-winning festival that’s returning for the sixth year. The tomatoes at the event will be fresh from the vine, liquefied, crushed, sundried, and canned. One of the highlights of the event is a Tomato Lunch that will be served on a 70-metre long communal dining table.

Stomp 2019 at Peter Drayton Wines

Curious to know how it will feel to stomp on grapes in a barrel barefoot? For Sydneysiders and tourists, no one has to go too far for this unique experience. On 17 February 2019, Peter Drayton Wines will celebrate a successful harvest in the Hunter Valley. Join the annual grape stomp and immerse yourself in the picking of Shiraz grapes, stomping on them, and making your own bottled wine. If you are up for the action, ensure that you wear dark-coloured clothes to the event. One can come to the event on an empty stomach because there is a sumptuous buffet breakfast for everyone to enjoy.

Want to know how Chardonnay, Semillon, and Shiraz are produced? You are in luck because tours of the winery will be available. Visitors can learn more about the production of liqueur fortified wines, sparkling wines, and more.

Arc Goes To… Coogee to Bondi Coastal Walk

Want to get some exercise in your trip? Join this coastal walk that’s organized by Arc. Event-goers, typically include University of New South Wales students, will go on fabulous out-of-town trips and urban adventures. From Bondi to the Blue Mountains, one will be mesmerized by the great sights and sounds he or she may come across. The walk will start at Coogee Bay Road at around 930am – just look out for the Arc flag! Don’t forget to take as many insta-worthy pictures as possible along the way. If the weather permits, one can even have a swim in the ocean. The walk ends at Bondi Beach and cold drinks and lunch will be provided for all.

Koori Gras: Black Nulla Club Night

Redfern-based Moogahlin Performing Arts has a special program in store for all. First Nations artists will be offering a wild night of performances as the closing event for Koori Gras, which was a week of performances, talks, and workshops. Come on down and witness how participants showcase their developing fabulosity. If you come early, you can check out the panel discussion Sequins and Giggles. It covers triumphs, issues, and explore spaces in the First Nations drag communities.

Parramatta and District Historical Society

Parramatta and District Historical Society is a free, monthly event and will be held on 18 February 2019. The event is comprised of an evening of historical enquiry and a general meeting. It will cover a wide range of historical subjects over the course of 45 minutes. Discussions can be continued over a light supper.

Street Paws Festival

Street Paws Festival is a family-friendly and pet-friendly event that will be held on 23 February 2019. Yes, your furkids can tag along! This year’s event will continue to celebrate the community and their much-loved pooches. From dog grooming to pet food to pet accessories, you can explore an amazing range of pet-catered stalls. One can even receive useful medical advice and pet training from those stalls. Some of the quirky dog-friendly competitions include:

  • The Old Timer Competition
  • The Best Friend & Pup Competition
  • The Dogs Got Talent Competition
  • The Musical Dogs Competition
  • The Best Rescue Dog & Story Competition

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