No matter which season it is, the vibrant city of Sydney is always buzzing with interactive events and activities. It is famous for hosting the most spectacular fireworks to welcome the New Year in style. There are sporting events, cultural exhibitions and countless festivals held all-round the calendar year. With an ability to draw people from across the globe, the city is bustling all the time. Choose minibus hire in Sydney to attend these upcoming events in December.
Moonlight Cinema – Summer Season
Looking for an ultimate cinema experience? This December, the favourite open-air cinema of Australia is returning back to Sydney for a season offering an extensive program of blockbusters. It brings a relaxed festival ambiance for film watching, and plenty of space for a picnic in the outdoors. Enjoy some of the fan favourites, new releases and advanced screenings. Arrive in early to get your picnic spots and set the night straight for a fantastic experience. You can bring your own food and refreshments, along with beverages and drinks.
Cobbitty Village Markets
Due to be held on the first Saturday of December on the 2nd, the Cobbitty Village Markets will have over 100 stalls offering a wide array of items put on sale, including the likes of home-wares, fashion, gourmet foods, fashion, art and crafts. There will be loads of fresh produce, along with favourite organic items as well. With all the scrumptious food stalls on display, you have a great chance to gobble up some tasty bites, while soaking up the atmosphere.
Sydney Santa Spectacular 2017
This family-friendly Christmas event will be kicking off on the 7th of December at the Rosehill Racecourse. The happening occasion will be packed with all things festive from a wide array of carnival rides, stalls, ice skating rink and entertainment. The Gardens will be transformed into a Wonderland of fun, with various exhibits, food and drink stalls, and Christmas theme activities. The moment you enter the place, you will feel the ambiance at its best. Explore the world of enchanted forest, get creative with the free cookie decorating masterclass, take a ride with the toboggan snow slide or take a ride at the Magical Double Decker Carousel.
Shakespeare in the Park
For a strictly limited season starting 8th of December, Shakespeare in the Park by Sport for Jove promises wild festival about balancing acts and appetites. There will be a mix of everything from The Servant of Two Masters and Goldoni’s Italian dish of laughs, to the satirical masterpiece, Measure for Measure. The genre of comedy will be pushed to biting limits and audience will be shocked with the contemporary voice that will make you laugh the hardest.
Christmas in the Gardens
This festive season, the elegant Auburn Botanic Gardens will turn into a wonderland on the 9th of December, with light displays, activities and entertainment in an open-air cinema. The Elves playground gives you an opportunity to decorate your own gingerbread man, create Christmas card and make Christmas wind chimes. Get into the spirit of the holiday season with Christmas carols and songs. There will be a host of food trucks serving a wide array of delicacies. Share a few laughs with everyone, at the outdoor cinema screening of the elf story Saving Santa.
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award Exhibition 2017
The Art Award function will be coinciding with the Ghost Festival, acknowledging the most famous ghost in the area. Come along and witness the next wave of modern artists, and see works in various disciples including contemporary art, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The event is suitable for a family day out, and is a great way to see talented artists showcasing their works. Some previous winners have been Philip Wolfhagen, Raquel Ormella, Marion Borgelt, David Bromley, Justene Williams, Khaled Sabsabi and Elisabeth Cummings.
For 9 fun-filled days in December, starting on the 16th, ‘The Snow With Snow’ will be coming to Sydney Olympic park to unravel the most unique experience in the heart of the city. Explore the wonders of a white Christmas and experience the charm of the North Pole. A single entry will give you access to magical light displays, Christmas walkthroughs, activities, ice skating and unlimited rides. Build a snowman, throw a snowball, slip down a tube slide and whizz across the ice. You can also watch ice shows and magical stage performances, including Penguins on Parade. You can make additional purchases including novelties, carnival games, showbags and food.
The producers of the bestselling magic show, Circus 1903 and The Illusionists, is bringing together the greatest magic show in Australia, in a season starting 19th of December. This masterpiece is designed to thrill audiences with aerial and acrobatic acts, award winning ballroom dance, comedy, musicians performing a 6-piece swing orchestra and mind-boggling illusions. With the popular New York based stand-up comedian Harrison Greenbaum in action, the night will be a pumping one with gravity-defying acrobatics, gasps and dazzling night of laughs. You will be taken to a new level of experience
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Scheduled to be conducted on the waters of the Derwent River, Storm Bay, Tasman Sea and Sydney Harbour, the Rolex Sydney Yacht Race will take place on the 26th December for yet another year of this iconic summer sport. This yachting event attracts a massive media coverage, and participants from weekend racers to maxi yachts take part in the event, starting from Nielsen Park in Sydney Harbour to Derwent River in Hobart.
New Year’s Eve Picnic In Royal Botanic Garden
Royal Botanic Gardens is one of the most desirable locations in the city, and what better way to enjoy the ambiance of this place than celebrating New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the comfort and ease of bringing your own picnic gear, food, drinks and beach chairs. You need to be a member in order to get tickets, or you can join as an invited guest by other fellow members. Entry and exit point will be the same, through the Woolloomooloo Gate on Mrs Macquaries Road.