How to Celebrate Australia Day in NYC

January 26 is Australia Day, the official holiday of Australia.

For those Aussies living in New York (and for those that want to party with them, or party like them), here are some places to help you feel at home. Enjoy your day. Aussie, Aussie, Aussie. Oi, oi, oi…

Australia Day at The Australian

Tuesday, January 26
Specials at Lunch and Dinner on all things Aussie to celebrate the big day
$5 Coopers bottles, $4 Coopers “pots”
Live acoustic music at lunch and dinner
Classic Aussie movies playing on screen
The Australian
20 W. 38th St.
(bet. Fifth & Sixth Ave.)
New York, NY

Monday, January 26
Australia Day Celebration at Van Diemen’s

All day specials on Aussie beers
and promotions on Tooheys & Coopers.
There will be a wine tasting of Australian wines, sausage rolls & meat pies will be served all day along with FREE tim tams for everyone.
Showing Aussie rugby & AFL classics on the big screen.
Van Diemen’s CafĂ©
383 Third Ave.
(between 27th & 28th St.)
New York, NY
(646) 752-5884

Tuesday, January 26
Three Australia Day Celebrations at 3 locations:
$3 Burgers & steak sandwiches
3 happy hours for $20
at 3 locations:

The Sunburnt Cow
137 Avenue C (between 8th & 9th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 529-0005

Bondi Road Fish and Chips
153 Rivington St. (between Suffolk & Clinton St.)
New York, NY
(212) 253-5311

and the Sunburnt Cow has given birth…

The Sunburnt Calf
226 W. 79th St. (Broadway)
New York, NY
Tuesday, January 26
Australia Day at Sheep.

Extended happy hour, drink specials,
meat trays, BBQ Shapes, Tim Tams.
Aussie wines and beers.
Plus meat pies, sausage rolls, chicken kebabs,
seafood baskets and their regular menu.
Giveaways and music.
Doors open at 3 pm.
Sheep Station
149 4th Ave. (corner of Douglass St.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 857-4337
Tuesday, January 26
Australia Day at Eight Mile Creek
Two floor party happening both upstairs and down with a Prix-Fixe dinner celebration upstairs in the evening.
Tyrone Noonan from ‘george’ playing classic Aussie music downstairs
Eight Mile Creek
240 Mulberry St. (between Prince & Spring St.)
New York, NY
(212) 431-4635
Australia Day at The Wombat
The Wombat offers contemporary cuisine with an Australian flair and a bar scene that is both sleek and friendly. Tuesdays is Lobster Night. You get a whole lobster for $13, cooked one of 3 stlyles, including Roasted Aussie Style (with Australian spices)
Restaurant & Bar
613 Grand St. (Leonard St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 218-7077

And then…

Saturday, January 30
The New York Magpies Australian Football Club
Australia Day Celebration

$20 admission
727 Seventh Ave.
(between 48th & 49th St.)
New York, NY

Australia Day (wikipedia)


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