15 things to do in Sydney for the last 15 days of winter

It’s finally warming up and soon Winter will be over for another year! Here’s a list of things to do in Sydney to get through these last two weeks:

  1. Visit Wildflower Brewing in Marrickville for a taste and tour of one of Sydney’s finest beer makers
  2. Hike to Wedding Cake Rock in Royal National Park
  3. Watch humpback whales at Cape Solander, North Head Lookout or Magic Point (or book a boat tour from Darling Harbour or Circular Quay)
  4. Visit the Art Gallery of NSW to see the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize exhibitions

    Archibald Prize Winner: Mitch Cairns.
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  5. See an exhibition of Marion Hall Best’s iconic interior designs at the Museum of Sydney
  6. Catch an event at Sydney Science Festival (you have until 20 August)
  7. Participate in a 90 minute dumpling eating challenge at Old Town Hong Kong
  8. Join a yoga and dynamic dance class with live music in Bondi (20 August)
  9. Stay in and watch The Handmaid’s Tale on SBS On Demand (if you haven’t already)
  10. Dance at a 2000s House Party at The Bait Shop (18 August)
  11. Go to a Spring Fashion Parade and enjoy a sparkling high tea in Wollongong (27 August)
  12. Get your cosplay on at SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show (19 and 20 August)
  13. Laugh until you cry with comedian Rhys Darby (18 August)
  14. Hear a lecture on Feminism in the Age of Populism (23 August)
  15. Browse the Sydney Fringe Festival guide and start booking tickets to shows (the festival starts 1 September)