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Vino Paradiso


When: Saturday 18th November & Sunday 19th November
Where: The Rocks, Sydney
Time: 10am-9pm
Cost: FREE

This November 18-19, Australia’s Greatest Wine and Food is returning for two full days of mouth-watering deliciousness. Once again hosted at The Rocks in Sydney, 50,000+ visitors are expected to attend the Festival, transforming one of Australia’s most iconic locations into a paradise of wine, food, coffee, craft beer, cider and spirits. Bigger and better, this year Vino Paradiso will feature over 100 exhibitor stalls, representing 20 iconic Australian wine regions and have50 wineries showcasing over 500+ different wines. Creating unique and exciting experiences, this year, multiple exhibitors have also joined forces to deliver one of a kind, experimental offerings. Exclusively available at Vino Paradiso, some of the collaborations guests can expect to see & taste include:
•       Black Star Pastry + The Rocks Bewing Co
•       Burgers By Josh + Young Henry’s
•       Simmone Logue + Torbreck Wine

Taking things to new heights, another exciting addition to the festival this year is the Sydney Debut of the global Phenomenon Dinner in the Sky.  Guests are invited to strap themselves in and dine high up above Circular Quay, at a dinner table suspended by a crane above Sydney Harbour. The experience features unbeatable views over Sydney Harbour and the CBD surrounds, and will give you plenty of bragging rights amongst friends! Vino Paradiso is a free festival, with offerings from each exhibitor starting from just $5. Currency cards will this year be introduced to replace cash and card payments, allowing for shorter wait times and easy purchasing.

Phone: 1300 30 50 68
Official website
Article by Vino Paradiso.

Soar & Roar Festival


When: Sunday 26th November
Where: Sydney Motorsport Park, 50 Peter Brock Drive, Eastern Creek
Time: 9am-5pm

The SOAR & ROAR Festival is a full throttle accelebration by, and for the athletes of Special Olympics Australia. It will be held at Sydney Motorsport Park on Sunday 26 November 2017 and will feature luxury car Dream Rides, motorbike rides and a number of other fun activities for people of all ages and abilities. In addition to the roar of cars and bikes, the SOAR & ROAR Festival will also include the Law Enforcement Torch Run, Formula Ford hot laps, car demonstrations, vintage car display, food & wine tasting, rides, face painting, children’s activities, musical performances, dance spectacular and Special Olympics sports demonstrations.

Phone: 1300 225 762
Official website
Article by Stefanie.

Christmas Party Cruise Sydney


When: Friday 1st December - Friday 22nd December
Where: The Promenade, King Street Wharf 5, Sydney

Host your Christmas party on a $5M luxury catamaran – a great venue on Sydney Harbour! Celebrate the joy of the season with your office mates or loved ones at a unique venue and tuck into a freshly prepared buffet by our chefs on board. Enjoy your drinks as you take in the magnificent views of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the picturesque city skyline. Bring in the Christmas cheer and have a great time!

Phone: 8296 7360
Official website
Article by Martin.

Dreamstate NYE


When: Sunday 31st December
Where: Hordern Pavilion

Symbiotic & Insomniac are thrilled to announce that Dreamstate will land in Sydney, Australia for a special New Year's Eve event. We invite you to embark with us on a journey as we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in the new year together. Dreamstate 2016 in Melbourne created worldwide attention for it's mind blowing production & outstanding line up. Dreamers can expect this New Year's Eve to be of equal calibre. Set to feature a unique line up & to be a state of the art experience, held at the iconic Hordern Pavilion.

More info & ticket purchasing
Article by Hordern Pavilion.

Sydney New Years Eve Fireworks Cruises


When: Sunday 31st December
Where: 32 The Promenade, King Street Wharf 5
Time: 7pm-2am

This New Years’ eve chooses to treat yourself to a truly unforgettable experience! Choose to view Sydney’s world-famous midnight fireworks from the cozy outer decks of Sydney New Year’s Eve Luxury dinner Cruises coupled with the best of wine n’ dine experiences ever. Enjoy the bedazzling spectacle with restaurant quality dinner and choice of premium beverages on a cruise of your choice absolutely based on your package preferences. Welcome the New Year in style with the most festive and enchanting spirit of Sydney!

Official website
Article by Toms John.

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