Holiday season is here! Plenty of restaurants, galleries and markets have released their seasonal events. So here are some ideas on how you should spend your holidays next week. Do make time to visit them for a wonderful holiday experience!
Family: Experience the Christmas Magic at Hunter Valley Gardens
Take your kids to watch three million stunning lights illuminate and dazzle in the Christmas Lights Spectacular at Hunter Valley Gardens where you can create joyful memories with your family and loved ones. There will be a series of over 20 creative and immersive displays for eventgoers of all ages to enjoy, including the eight-meter-tall Mega Christmas tree, Santa’s Workshop, Walk-Through Bauble, Christmas Around the World, Princess Castle and the Giant Teddy display.
Entertainment: Take Selfies with Beautiful Christmas Lights and Presents
Witness the gigantic Christmas presents standing 6-foot tall over the Harbourside Forecourt, decorated with shimmering silver and fluorescent pink, perfect for a photo moment. Experience an Australian Christmas in Westfield Tower with expansive and elegant decorations that are inspired by Australia's iconic Eucalyptus Trees, the 'Christmas Gum' which celebrates the love of our Australian Christmas. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the holidays with over 150 trees featuring half a million twinkling LED lights.
Shopping: Shop local at Surry Hills Market
Looking for the perfect goodies to complete your Christmas shopping list? Shop Timeless Pieces in Surry Hills Markets which is considered as one of Sydney's most iconic and unique open-air markets. If you are looking for vintage fashion, timeless curated pieces, valuable antiques, books, hand-made beauty products and designer labels and others, this is the perfect place for you, because the markets have it all!
Dining: Mouthwatering Christmas Dining Experiences
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Kazbah! Enjoy a heartful Christmas lunch at Kazbah for the best of Middle Eastern cuisine designed to be shared in true festive spirit. If you’re feeling a bit fancy, why not enjoy the Sydney Harbour High Tea Opulence at its Finest – this floating High Tea experience becomes distinctly local once the tiered platters arrive, topped with sweet and savoury delicacies unlike any other restaurant in the city. Enjoy a four-course tasting menu showcasing local, seasonal ingredients and a glass of champagne on arrival for your dinner this Christmas at The Gantry.
Exhibition: Check out a group exhibition of new work by selected gallery artists
Choose from The Christmas Collection Craft Exhibition showcasing new contemporary jewellery and objects by artists like Bic Tieu, Felix Gill, Grace Hummerston, Melinda Young, Linda Blair, Vanessa Williams, Nicole Robins, Kirsten Junor, Anna Vlahos, Lisa Furno and Jenny Fahey. The exhibition is also available online with free domestic shipping.