Going Down: 4 Dec - 7 Dec

McDonald’s are finally offering all-day breakfast, just in time for your festive season hangovers. Here’s what’s going down in Sydney this week.



Waywards, above the Bank Hotel

Level 2, 324 King St, Newtown

From 8pm

Sydney’s psych quartet Upskirts are going on hiatus, and will be playing their last show for the foreseeable future this Friday alongside Winston Surfshirt, Warmth Crashes In and Benefits. DJ sets from Angus and Julia Stoners, Deep Sea Arcade, Upskirts, Hedgefund, Visions and Soundly Sounds DJs. $ Free! $

Brewery Yard Christmas Markets

The Living Mall

28 Broadway, Chippendale

4-9pm Thursday and Friday

Santa’s merry elves and hip-hop carolers will join fifty stallholders, art demonstrations, workshops, and live entertainment on levels 1 and 3 of Central Park Sydney – come smash out your Chrissy shopping. $2 entry.

Soul Burger Menu Launch

49 Perouse Rd, Randwick

From 6pm

Soul Burger is a “flexitarian burger joint” – a ideology of eating founded upon ethical consumption. They are launching their new plant-based menu with five new burgers, and will have Young Henry’s brews on tap for all you thirsty burger-eaters.

Gallery 448 Official Opening Night

448 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill


The inner west’s newest gallery is opening this Friday, showing casing various street and urban artworks.


Fairgrounds Festival


If images of steroid-pumped shirtless bros getting arrested at Stereo last weekend turned you off music festivals, Fairgrounds is the one to restore your faith. Just a stones throw away from Sydney, Father John Misty, Royal Headache, CW Stoneking, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and more will be heading to quaint old Berry for your entertainment. The all-ages festival will also feature a myriad of culinary delights, classic field games, produce markets, a record fair, and a pool!

The Grounds Christmas Fair

The Grounds of Alexandria

2 Huntley St, Alexandria

8am-3pm, Saturday and Sunday

The Grounds of Alexandria are hosting their last markets of the year with all your favourite stall holders, including Organic Temptations, CKGems, Candle Bark, and so on. Come grab a festive-coloured slurpee and have a browse.

Big White Sydney 7” Launch

Brighton Up Bar

77 Oxford St, Darlinghurst


Sydney’s Big White have been making waves – including a nomination for the upcoming FBi SMAC awards. They’re releasing their brand-spanking new 7” vinyl, featuring their single ‘Dinosaur City’ and an exclusive version of ‘You Know I Love You’ sung in Japanese. Support by Flowertruck.


Gold Class + Mere Women

Black Wire Records

219 Parramatta Rd, Annandale


Mere Women will be joining Gold Class for the launch of ‘It’s You’ on vinyl through Spunk Records.

Moneys? $10 on the door.

Café Lounge Comedy Sundays

Café Lounge

Goulburn St, Surry Hills


Short n sharp stand-up sets to get your belly jiggling at the end of the weekend – plus happy hour from 5-7 to really sweeten the deal.

Moneys? $5 entry.