All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken at Johnny Bird

Fancy some fried chicken? Johnny Bird (also formerly known as Johnny Lobster) is hosting an all-you-can-eat night where you can eat as much of this fried treat as you want for just $30. Also included are fries, mash as well as gravy. For an extra $6 you will get some of Yulli’s Brews beer.

WHEN | September 29, 5pm-10pm
PRICE | $30 per person (includes fries + mash and gravy)
WHERE | Johnny Bird, 48 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest

Manly Jazz Festival

The Manly Jazz Festival is known worldwide to be boasting with music ranging from modern to big band. It takes place the October long weekend and surrounding dates with over 100 free performances in multiple indoor and outdoor venues alongside Manly Beach. Apart from fantastic jazz and blues music the festival offers a workshop with the famous US Drummer Carl Allen for improving and finding musical inspiration for $35. More than 10 restaurants surrounding Manly Beach even offer special menus created for Manly Jazz.

WHEN | September 29, 2018 – October 1, 2018
WHERE | Manly Beach, Manly

Sydney Night Noodle Markets

Sydney alight with the smells, sights and sounds of over thirty sizzling Asian food stalls. Food-lovers will feast on signature dishes and innovative new tastes from your favourite stallholders.

To make things quick and easy, the markets are also cash-free so guests can spend less time queuing and more time enjoying the night. All major cards welcome.

Stallholders include Gelato Messina, Hoy Pinoy, The Original Korean Twist Potato, Mr Bao, Shallot Thai, Donburi Station, Waffleland, Wonderbao, Donut Papi, Eat Fuh, Puffle, Poklol, Chat Thai, Teppanyaki Noodle, The Wagyu, May’s Malaysian Hawker, Bangkok Street Food, Black Star Pastry, Satay Brothers, McHenry Avenue, Grumpy G’s Kitchen, Chinese Dim Sum King, N2 Extreme Gelato, Chur Burger, The Hard Style Kitchen, Thai Riffic plus more to be announced soon!

WHEN | October 4, 2018 – October 21, 2018
WHERE | Hyde Park , Elizabeth Street, Sydney

South East Aboriginal Arts Market

Explore the cultural heritage of South-Eastern Aboriginal Australia in indigenous art that employs traditional and contemporary materials including weaving, literature, ceramics, carving, photography, painting, shellwork and textiles. Not only does the exhibition offer the opportunity to see what real indigenous art looks like, but you are also able to get to know the creators in person and ask as many questions as you want to.

WHEN | October 6, 2018 – October 7, 2018
WHERE | Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Sculpture by the Sea - Bondi

Sculpture by the Sea returns to the Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach coastal walk as the world’s largest free to the public sculpture exhibition. See the spectacular coastal walk transformed into a 2km long sculpture park over three weeks featuring 100 sculptures by artists from Australia and across the world.

WHEN | October 18, 2018 – November 4, 2018
WHERE | Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk

Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Experience the Bavarian tradition in Sydney’s Domain. Oktoberfest in the Gardens Sydney features two massive beer halls and authentic German food stalls. The menu will include German popular dishes such as pretzels and Bratwurst and – of course – lots of beer. You can also expect German live performers across multiple stages.

WHEN | October 27, 2018 from 1pm to 9pm
PRICE | $69.90
WHERE | The Domain (Entry from Art Gallery Road)

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition

Until the end of January the Australian Museum will host the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition. 99 breathtaking works from finalists of the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest will be displayed at the museum. Subjects of the photographs are the wildlife and nature of the regions of Australia and New Zealand, the Antarctic and New Guinea. The museum also offers workshops to improve your own wildlife and nature shots in beginners and enthusiasts courses. You may also want to join a night talk with Justin Gilligan, AGNPY Nature Photographer of the Year 2017, where he talks about his career in photojournalism.

WHEN | August 24, 2018 – January 27, 2019
PRICE | $21
WHERE | Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney