Friday Nights in Sydney
Boss been whinging in your ear all week? Dreaming of lie-ins and deadline-free days? Turn it up for Friday and the start of the weekend as our city gets in the party mood. From live music through to the hottest club nights and hush-hush karaoke spots, we've rounded up our pick of the best places to spend a Friday night in Sydney. TGIF, and then some.
Head over to Surry Hills this Friday night where Surly's is bringing you the ultimate hangout. Fill up on delicious BBQ plates and craft beers at this American-inspired spot, before getting stuck into live music, quizzes, arcade games and shuffleboard.
If you're not looking for something as heavy as a club night, Goros has got you covered. The quirky Tokyo-style bar is great for Friday post-work drinks in Sydney, with DJs kicking off from 8pm and several private karaoke rooms ready and waiting for you to warble away your workday blues.
For some Friday night big kid fun, Archie Brothers Cirque Electrique is the obvious choice. Whether you're hanging out with friends or impressing a date, this circus-themed bar boasts bowling alleys, bumper cars and VR experiences, sure to keep you entertained all night long.
Kick off the weekend with the likes of Rihanna, Drake, Biggie, Destiny's Child, Mary J Blige and so many more as The Cliff Dive does all things hip hop. One of Sydney's best Friday night events, this weekly bash sees happy hour cocktails combined with a relaxed atmosphere and incredible MCs.
If the only way to forget the week's shenanigans is with some Friday clubbing in Sydney, celeb-haunt Marquee is the spot for you. The swish nightclub will spin you into Saturday with a regular lineup of international DJs; from Danny Howard to Steve Aoki.
One of the quirkiest bars around, The Soda Factory is a guaranteed winner if you're looking for things to do on a Friday night in Sydney. The uber-cool bar fronts live DJs, tasty American-style food and interactive entertainment, but only for those who are able to locate the secret entrance.
The city's one and only superclub, Home is our top pick when it comes to Friday night clubbing in Sydney. Expect multiple rooms, international DJs and some of the most incredible light shows around, set to the gorgeous backdrop of Darling Harbour.
Frankie's Pizza welcomes in the weekend the only way they know how - with steaming slices topped with spicy sausage, oozing cheese and tangy tomato. One you've finished up chowing down? Head through to the lowlit arcade for happy hour deals and DJs 'til late.