Vibes are high in the office today. Must be another Feel-Good Friday, right? The weekend is here and boy do we have a doozy for you, packed with all the best events going down Down Under. So crack a cold one and live a little, gang.
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- Immerse Yourself in Spookiness at Barangaroo’s Spirit Ghost Tours
- Ace Your Summer with Social Serve’s Season Launch Event
- Sydney Harbours Spidey Senses Tingle
- Starlight Children’s Foundation and Amazon Australia Release Top 100 Holiday Toy List
- Free From + Allergy Show is Coming to Sydney
- Meatstock Announces 2024 Tour Dates
- 1800 Tequila Launch Bar Devoted to Biodiversity
Immerse Yourself in Spookiness at Barangaroo’s Spirit Ghost Tours
If you’re looking for a culturally enriching experience located not far from Sydney’s city, head down to Spirit Ghost Tours in Barangaroo Reserve next week. Running from Tuesday 24 October to Saturday 28 October, come along to a spine-tingling, fun night filled with stories of ancient spirits and creatures of the Dreamtime.
The tour begins with a cleansing ceremony that will alert the spirits of your presence and acknowledge them and their ancestry at Barangaroo. Next stop will be Nawi Cove to connect with the Water Spirits of Birra (Sydney Harbour). Finally, the tour ends with a gathering around the sandstone fire pit where everyone will share their own spooky stories while also acknowledging Barangaroo’s Goomedah (spirit).
Ace Your Summer with Social Serve’s Season Launch Event
Social Serve is set to ace the build-up to the summer with its Season Launch celebration.
Swing past Lyne Park Tennis Centre on Saturday 4 th November for the ultimate social tennis
In partnership with Ellesse, Red Bull, Fevertree, Heaps Normal, Oh Yeah, Kraken Rum, HOPR,
Discover Tennis, Swimply and introducing the National Pickleball League – the team is planning to create a party that gives the Australian Open a run for its money.
The gin bar will be serving up delicious gin cocktails thanks to the team at FeverTree Tonic. Additionally, there are prizes for best-dressed courtesy of Ellesse, so slip on your most fabulous colourful threads
for your chance to win.
The Social Serve will also support Rally4Ever, an Australian charity using tennis as a way to engage communities and tackle mental health challenges in society. All profits from the raffle will be donated to charity, so there’s all the more reason to enjoy a few cocktails in the sun!
Finally, they’re introducing Pickleball, the fastest-growing racquet sport in America. All tickets include the chance to sign up to the social Pickleball competition during the day.
Sydney Harbours Spidey Senses Tingle
To mark the release of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 on PlayStation 5, a striking event has unfolded at Sydney Harbour. A truck appears to have been miraculously saved, suspended in mid-air by intricate webs.
This breathtaking installation, known as the Spectacular Save, will be on full display s at Watermans Cove from today until 4 PM on Sunday, October 22. Visitors have the unique opportunity to be part of the excitement by posing for photos, creating an illusion as if they themselves rescued the truck. And for those who venture to the site after dark, there might be a surprise waiting, courtesy of a notorious villain from the Marvel universe…
“Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is one of the most anticipated PS5 games to date and an amazing addition to PlayStation’s unbeatable lineup of exclusives,” said Patrick Lagana, Director of Marketing, PlayStation Australia.
“Located right on Sydney’s newest and iconic skyline at Barangaroo, The Spectacular Save installation captures the power and imagination of the critically acclaimed Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise for PS5, and shows how we can ‘Be Greater. Together.’ We look forward to welcoming people at the activation to help us celebrate the launch of what is sure to be 2023’s biggest title.”
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is available now on PlayStation 5.
Starlight Children’s Foundation and Amazon Australia Release Top 100 Holiday Toy List
Amazon Australia has today revealed its highly anticipated Top 100 Holiday Toy List and the hottest toy trends for the holiday season, with the help of its newest official toy-testers, the Amazon Playmakers and returning Amazon Playmaker Ambassador; Australian singer-songwriter and actor, Johnny Ruffo.
Amazon Australia and Starlight have enlisted the help of seven children to become this year’s Amazon Playmakers, as part of the annual initiative now in its fifth year. The Playmakers are children linked to Starlight’s programs, who have been sent a selection of the top 100 toys to test and review to help Australians with their holiday gift buying ahead of the Black Friday sales, which will feature deals on a huge range of toys and more.
To spread the holiday cheer, this November the Playmakers will band together with Johnny Ruffo and a
soon-to-be revealed Aussie singer-songwriter to star in a music video, recording a cover of a Christmas
classic to help spread cheer and raise additional funds for Starlight Children’s Foundation.
Free From + Allergy Show is Coming to Sydney
Free From + Allergy Show is heading to Sydney for the first time, and it’s this weekend! It’s the ultimate new lifestyle and wellbeing event, offering a wealth of resources, products, and expertise. From Saturday 21 to Sunday 22 October, the Show will transform the International Convention & Exhibition Centre into a sprawling wonderland of the latest and greatest food, beauty, and lifestyle products and services for Aussies seeking a healthier lifestyle or managing allergy, dietary preferences, restrictions, or intolerances. Vegan to gluten free, FODMAP, dairy free, and beyond, the Show’s program has everyone covered.
Meatstock Announces 2024 Tour Dates
Meatstock, the biggest barbecue festival, is coming back in 2024. This year, Meatstock will host three incredible tours across Australia, starting in Toowoomba, then Bendigo, and finally, Sydney. It’s not just a haven for BBQ enthusiasts; it offers a wide range of activities and entertainment, from Professional Bull Riding and eating competitions to camping.
1800 Tequila Launch Bar Devoted to Biodiversity
1800 Tequila has unveiled The Greenhouse Bar by 1800 Tequila – The Bar Devoted to Biodiversity. For three days only, Sydneysiders can experience a bar like no other and make a difference to the future – learning more about biodiversity, the breadth and beauty of our native plants, and experiencing the very best in 1800 Tequila cocktails, crafted with Australian botanicals.
Guests at the bar will be treated to a tasting of four 1800 Tequila cocktails that champion the unique flavours of Australian flora and paired cheese platter for $25. Partnering with Royal Botanic Gardens who are working tirelessly to preserve our biodiversity for future generations, all proceeds from the ticket sales will support The Botanic Gardens of Sydney (BGS), and their Rainforest Seed Banking Program run by these amazing scientists.
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