THE ROCKS AUSTRALIA DAY
Head to The Rocks for an unforgettable afternoon of free live music by home-grown artists, refreshments at the Rocks Brewing Company’s open-air bar, croquet on George Street and party on down to Lolo Lovina’s Caravan, where Triple J’s Hottest 100 is counting down.
The essential summer street festival will also boast markets stalls of locally-designed fashion, jewellery and art. Plus feast on mouth-watering cuisines from around the world or pop into your favourite local.
AUSTRALIA DAY IN THE CITY
What better way to celebrate our national day than with a parade, concert and fireworks! This is South Australia’s largest Australia Day celebration held in the heart of Adelaide at Elder Park. Don’t miss the Parade starting at 6pm including over a 150 community groups, vintage cars, horses, marching bands, a giant echidna, floats, giant characters and includes a fly past by an F-18 Hornet.
ANDY WARHOL – AI WEIWEI AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA
Get inspired with an art filled day and head along to the major international exhibition featuring two of the most significant artists of the 20th and 21st centuries - Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. The exhibition premieres and presents a suite of major commissions by Ai Weiwei. It is the most comprehensive representation of the artist's work in Australia to date, plus over 200 of Warhol's most celebrated works including a selection of film, music and publishing.
4/ Kingston Beach, Tasmania
A DAY ON THE BEACH
Celebrate all things Australia with a day on the beach including free sporting activities, live music, sandcastle competition, two Big Aussie BBQs and more! Soak up the pristine backdrop of Kingston Beach and join in the recognition of, and pride in being an Australian.
5/ South Bank, Queensland
AUSTRALIA DAY FIREWORKS
For the perfect family affair, head along to the Australia Day fireworks. Pack a picnic, grab some space on the grass and enjoy an impressive fireworks display from the banks of the Brisbane River at 7.30pm.