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.

Last updated on 15th March 2022

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.

@ Goros on Every Friday

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.

@ The Cliff Dive on Every Friday

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.

@ The Bank Hotel on Every Friday

Keep it cool and keep it live as Waywards host a never-ending lineup of great musicians. The Newtown bar is a chilled spot to see an old favourite or discover new talent with frequent EP launches come Friday night and tickets that won't break the bank.