Valentine’s Day in the Eastern Suburbs
Whether you look forward to it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is coming, along with some great events and activities! Regardless of your relationship status, the Eastern Suburbs are bursting with activities to keep you entertained this 14 February. Watch a movie in the open air with your buddies or indulge in some wine and dessert tasting with a special someone. If you’re after the simpler pleasures in life, you can even enjoy a scenic picnic by the pond.
MOONLIGHT CINEMA, 3 December 2015 – 27 March 2016 (Centennial Park)
For all you singles out there, ditch the Netflix and chill at home and plan for a fun and relaxed night out at the famous Moonlight Cinema! Watch a movie under the night sky with friends. Or if you’re lucky in love, it will make for a relaxed and romantic date night for Valentine’s Day. So bring along some blankets, food and drinks and get comfy. A licensed bar and LA style food truck will also be available on site.
Location: Belvedere Amphitheatre, Centennial Park, NSW 2021
VALENTINE'S DAY DINNER, 12 February – 14 February 2016 (Coogee)
Looking for some elegant romance with your special someone? Or want to impress them on your date? Make a booking at Crowne Plaza for their special Valentine’s Day dinner. Enjoy an oceanic landscape while digging into a platter of delicious seafood. Top it off with a dessert tasting plate for two and a stroll across the beach. Hosted by Bluesalt Restaurant, known for fresh and inventive seafood plates and an extensive selection of wines, you’ll be in good hands!
Location: Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach, 242 Arden Street, Coogee, NSW 2034
Price: $199 per couple
THE GAP/WATSONS BAY WALK (Watsons Bay)
If you love simple, spend the day with someone by embarking on a beautiful harbourside walk. No fluffy cheesy stuff, just a simple walk amongst an oceanic breeze and beautiful beaches. Start at Watsons Bay and soak in the views. Explore the fishermen’s village and make some stop overs such as Camp Cove for a swim. Marvel at the iconic red striped Hornby Lighthouse and finally arrive at The Gap, known for its picturesque ocean cliff views.
Location: Watsons Bay, NSW 2060
CUPID'S UNDIE RUN, 14 February 2016 (Bondi)
Get ready to bare all this Valentine’s Day at the annual Cupid’s 1.5 km Undie Run! It’s time to dress down to your favourite underwear, lace up those joggers and get running! Or walking, skipping and dancing’s fine too. It’s all in the name of some cheeky fun and a good cause. Raising an impressive $150,000 for the Children’s Tumour Foundation last year, it’s hoping to be even bigger this year! And get excited for the party at the end!
Location: Bondi Beach, NSW 2026
DINNER AT BISTRO MONCUR (Woollahra)
Lost for ideas this Valentine’s Day? You can’t go wrong with a classic dinner date. This popular venue specialises in flavourful French cuisine in a lit up and spacious interior filled with art. Apart from brilliant aesthetics, the food is delicious. How about starting with an entrée of French onion soufflé followed by steak and chips for mains? Finish off with one (or two!) of their many desserts including fig tart and banana caramel cream pie. Don’t forget about their impressive wine list!
Location: 116 Queen St, Woollahra NSW 2025
PICNIC AT CENTENNIAL PARK (Centennial Park)
Valentine’s Day doesn’t need to be stressful! Simply spend the day soaking up the sun with someone special while enjoying a romantic picnic amongst a spectacle of nature. Special picnic sites are available to be booked, such as the stunning Willow Pond which boasts a glistening pond teeming with wildlife, or the Lachlan Reserve, boasting an open landscape. However, booking for a picnic isn’t compulsory as people can have picnics anywhere in the park. There are other activities to indulge in as well, including cycling and bird watching.
Location: Centennial Park, NSW 2021
Price: Entry is free
COOGEE TO BONDI WALK (Coogee)
Embark on this popular walk with a friend or someone special this Valentine’s Day and be awed by the phenomenal beach, cliff and bay views. This six km walk takes approximately two hours to complete, with you and your partner feeling like champions by the end of it! There are cafes and restaurants on the way, along with picnic areas. If you are up for a romantic walk or friendly stroll, this walk is a must!
Location: Start at Bondi Beach, NSW 2026
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