There’s lots on in Sydney this month, from the opportunity to roam the streets dressed as the undead to boozing it up on Wine Island.
Here are the seven best things to do in Sydney this November.[listicle]
The CommBank Women’s Ashes Series
Get around some of Australia’s most elite sportspeople at the CommBank Women’s Ashes day-night test against England on November 9. Following this, there will be three T20 matches against Old Blighty, the first of which will take place at North Sydney Oval before the tour moves on to Canberra.
Tickets start at $10. Howzat!
When: Thursday November 9 and Friday November 17, 2017
Where: North Sydney Oval No. 1, 2 Fig Tree Lane, North Sydney
Image: Cricket Australia
We repeat: WINE ISLAND!
From Friday November 10 to Sunday November 12, Clark Island will be transformed into Wine Island — Australia’s most tropical and unique wine festival featuring good wine, food, music, silent discos, masterclasses, treasure hunts and more.
Tickets are still available for the Friday and Sunday sessions. Tickets start at $99 for a four-hour tour.
When: Friday November 10 to Sunday November 12, 2017
Where: Clark Island, Sydney Harbour
Image: Wine Island
Now in its eighth year, Sydney Zombie Walk has been luring thousands of zombies out of their hiding places to drag their rotting limbs across Sydney’s streets to raise awareness for Australia’s Brain Foundation. The event raised $10,000 in 2016 alone.
There will be food trucks serving up “zombie treats” on the day and make-up artists on site to get you looking especially horrible, along with exhibits, competitions and prizes. Best of all, it’s for a great cause.
Registration is free.
When: Saturday November 4, 2017
Where: Prince Alfred Park, Chalmers Street, Surry Hills
Image: Sydney Zombie Walk
Aussie Night Markets
Aussie Night Markets are a place where foodies can come together to delight their tastebuds with eats from around the globe.
The markets will hop around Sydney, in suburbs like Marsden Park, St Ives, Castle Hill and more. Too see if your suburb is on the schedule, check out the website. Entry is free.
When: Throughout the month
Where: Various locations around Sydney
Image: Aussie Night Markets / Facebook
The Newtown Festival is one of Sydney’s biggest and most beloved annual events, showcasing the suburb’s uniqueness, vibrancy and accepting community.
The festival is produced by Newtown Neighbourhood Centre as its major fundraiser, generating funds that enables it to provide frontline services for those doing it tough in Sydney’s inner-west.
Gear up for a day of awesome eats, incredible tunes and an atmosphere that’s unmatched. Entry is free.
When: Sunday November 12, 2017
Where: Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, Federation Road, Newtown
Image: Newtown Festival
Art After Hours
Ever wondered what goes on inside the NSW Art Gallery after hours? Well, wonder no more, because Art After Hours is back.
Every Wednesday evening throughout the month of November, the gallery will open until 10pm, offering a regular program of live music, lectures, celebrity talks, workshops, film screenings, gallery tours and more. Entry is free.
When: Wednesday nights throughout November
Where: Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Road, Sydney
Image: Art Gallery of New South Wales / Facebook
Mov’in Bed Open-Air Cinema
Going to the movies is great, but watching one from bed is pretty hard to beat, right?
Enjoy the best of both worlds with Mov’in Bed, the biggest outdoor cinema in the world. The grounds at Moore Park will be filled with 150 queen size beds with LED-lit bedside tables, comfy pillows and a blanket (incase it gets chilly).
Tickets start at $37 for singles. To see what’s on, visit their website.
When: Friday October 27 to Sunday December 10, 2017
Where: Entertainment Quarter, Lang Road, Moore Park[/listicle] [qantas_widget code=SYD]Check out Qantas flights to Sydney.[/qantas_widget]
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