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6 of the Best Summer Events in Sydney

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8th December 2023

There are so many activities to do in Sydney during the summer that you will be spoiled for choice! This Summer, we have activities for everyone, from Pixar Putt to a Van Gough exhibition. To make it even better, they are only a short distance from your Sydney accommodation.


Pixar Putt Darling Harbour

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If you’re a big fan of Pixar movies, this is the place to be to enjoy the warmer weather. Combining adorable animation and mini golf to create a kid-friendly course with 18 holes featuring your favourite childhood heroes. The Pixar Putt includes some of the most loved films, including Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, and A Bug’s Life.

Location: Darling Harbour, Sydney
Price: $19.90 – $29.90


Cupid’s Koi Garden

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A magical installation awaits you! Visitors to the world’s first inflatable fountain can be serenaded by sounds and spritzed by Cupid and his ten friendly koi fish. This multi-sensory playground is a free family-friendly water-play installation that will impress the entire family.

Location: 11 Harbour Street, Sydney
Price: FREE


Van Gogh Alive

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This exhibition takes galleries to the next level, with a massive 70 metre x 25 metre marquee filled with Vincent Van Gogh replicas. Immerse yourself in a Starry Night projection or a real-life version of the Sunflower painting with genuine sunflowers. Keep an eye out for details on brand new spaces and experiences coming to this year’s exhibition.

Location: 122 Lang Road, Moore Park
Price: Tickets from $39


Maho Magic Bar

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Maho Magic Bar in Tumbalong Park, provides a dazzling performance as well as a Japanese-inspired bar. With bright lights, cherry blossoms, and an extensive drinks menu to replicate a night out in Shinjuku. So relax and enjoy the show while sipping a Japanese cocktail or spirit.

Location: 11 Harbour Street, Sydney
Price: $75 – $85


Moonlight Cinema

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This summer, bring your picnic blanket, snacks, and drinks to watch movies under the stars. With so many movies coming out in the coming months, you’ll have plenty of options! So gather your friends and family and spend the evening outside.

Location: North Sydney Oval
Price: $22 for an adult


View Sydney NYE Soiree

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This New Year’s Eve, ring in the new year in style with an all-inclusive package with food, drinks, and music. With breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and the city skyline, it is the ideal location to watch the iconic firework display. So get ready to dance as the New Year approaches.

Location: View Sydney
Price: $400 (online booking fees apply)

Now that you have a list of things to do this summer in Sydney, it’s time to plan your trip! View Sydney provides beautiful rooms with fantastic hotel amenities and is conveniently located near these events. So reserve your View Sydney accommodation today.