Looking for more fun in 2017?
Sydney really knows how to turn it on and the best place to stay for all the best upcoming events is Coogee. Here are a few recommendations for you to enjoy from your convenient base at our Coogee Hotel.
Mardi Gras Sydney
Sydney Celebrates Equality with Mardi Gras, which engulfs the city with all its colour and excitement from Friday 17 February until Sunday 5 March. The Parade kicks off at 6pm on Saturday 4 March, marching its way down Oxford St and Flinders St, the historical heart of Sydney’s LGBTI district.
Taste of Sydney
Fill your foodie fantasies. Indulge your taste buds in dishes prepared by amazing chefs and unwind on the park greens with live music at Taste of Sydney 2017. This ultimate food lover event is tantalising tastebuds from 9 -12 March at Centennial Park, just minutes away from Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach.
Sydney’s A-League Football
Cheer your team to victory. Allianz Stadium is moments away from Coogee. Base yourself with us for easy accessibility to watch this iconic Australian sport. See Sydney’s A-League go head-to-head with their opponents during this 2017 season and make it a weekend fun with celebration at the beautiful Coogee Beach. See here for more game details and times.
- 3 Mar – A- League: Sydney v Melbourne
- 10 Mar – A-League: Sydney v Central Coast
- 1 Apr – A- League: Sydney v Melbourne
- 15 April – A – League: Sydney v Newcastle
Watch the iconic races. Celebrate over 150 years of racing at The Royal Randwick. Conveniently located 10 minutes away from the Crowne Plaza Coogee; the Randwick Racecourse is destination as this key Sydney carnival attracts racegoers across March and April. Add this event to your social calendar during your stay and relish in a day of luxury.
- 4 Mar – Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas Day
- 1 April – The Championships Day 1
- 8 April – The Championships Day 2 and Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day
- 15 April – Schweppes All Ages Stakes Day
- 25 April – Royal Randwick Race Day
- 27 May – Royal Randwick Race Day
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour
Looking for some Culture? The spectacular Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour season runs from Friday 24 March through to Sunday 23 April, Presenting Bizlet’s Carmen on Sydney Harbour. Immerse yourself in the cultural extravaganza of the year through Spanish cuisine, a passionately fiery performance, and incredible harbour views. Performances are held at Mrs Macquarie Point, daily at sundown.
AFL Season 2017
Be a good sport. Station yourself at Coogee for the upcoming AFL season. Minutes away from Sydney Cricket Grounds, our hotel offers convenient access to see the Sydney Swans when they battle for victory at their home ground. Book a trip to enjoy a fun game out on the field and a leisurely time on the beach.
- 25 March – AFL: Sydney Swans v Port Adelaide
- 7 April – AFL: Sydney Swans v Collingwood
- 22 Apr – AFL: Sydney Swans v GWS Giants
- 7 May – AFL: Sydney Swans v Brisbane Lions
- 26 May – AFL: Sydney Swans v Hawthorn
- 8 June – AFL: Sydney Swans v Western Bulldogs
- 22 June – AFL: Sydney Swans v Essendon
Cheer on the Socceroos – Image Credit Destination NSW
FIFA World Cup Qualifications
Cheer on the green and gold. Support Australia’s Caltex Socceroos for the final stage of the FIFA World Cup Qualifications. Fill the stands with green and gold for this colossal event! It will be taking place on Tuesday 28 March at Sydney Football Stadium – Moore, just a 15 minute drive from Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach.
Sydney Royal Easter Show
Share some Family fun this Easter Holiday. Fill your Easter celebrations with unforgettable memories for family and friends from 6 -19 April. The Sydney Royal Easter Show is taking place at Sydney Olympic park for a week of carnival activities, live entertainment, and kid friendly fun. Explore the endless fun and possibilities at Sydney Royal Easter Show and base yourself at Crowne Plaza Coogee to make the most out of your Easter Holiday.
Sydney Family Show
For all the fun without the hassel, try the Sydney Family Show this Easter. Conveniently located at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park from 8 -23rd April. The family will enjoy this “old fashioned fun” these school holidays.
Sydney Comedy Festival
Laugh your way through Sydney’s biggest comedy event – the Annual Sydney Comedy Festival. Starting on 24 April – 21 May the world’s funniest comedians will be entertaining thousands in the city centre. Base yourself at Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach to enjoy hilarious performances and good laughs.
Light up Sydney. From 26 May – 17 June, Vivid Sydney will be taking over the harbour for their annual light show celebration. See Sydney’s iconic attractions transformed into incredible art exhibits with the use of light, music, and ideas. Base yourself at Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach for an extraordinary excursion into the city of lights.
Gorge on the ultimate dining treat. Enjoy Good Food & Wine Show Sydney from the 23 – 25 June for an incredible foodie experience. Watch master chefs prepare divine creations. Attend food and beverage workshops, and sample amazing cuisine at Sydney International Convention Centre.
The Rocks Aroma Festival
Power up with a Coffee extravaganza! The annual The Rocks Aroma Festival is being held on Sunday 24 July. Share your love for the roast through tastings, live music, and contemporary art. It is the perfect excursion for a day in the city.
An Evening with Dr Jane Goodall
Ponder an Evening with Jane. Jane Goodall will be at The Horden on Friday, 23 June for an interview of her historic journey and remarkable life findings. Spend an hour learning about her life and an opportunity for an unforgettable meet and great after.
Stay in Coogee – there is so much to do!
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