Australia Day 2017

Ah yes, it’s time to celebrate our national day again and Australia Day in New York is great fun! This year it falls on Thursday, January 26th, 2017 and there are some wonderful celebrations and festivities in and around the city for you to join.

The American Australian Association’s Annual Australia Day Black Tie Gala is on Friday, January 20th at Cipriani Wall Street and will be a fun and glamorous night out.

The American Australian Association and G’day USA have a luncheon on Monday 23rd January, from 12pm to 2pm with a presentation by The Hon Steven Ciobo, MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, on ‘The Importance of Australia for U.S. Companies Pivoting to Asia’. Click here for tickets.

Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy present an Australia Day Party on Sunday, January 22nd from 3-8pm at Jimmy At the James Hotel – 27 Grand Street, New York. Note there is limited capacity, and in lieu of a ticket price, a donation to Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy is greatly appreciated (suggested donation $50 – $200 per person). All funds raised from the Australia Day party will go towards protecting Australia’s threatened wildlife and their unique habitats.

The Australian – 20 West 38th Street, New York – will be celebrating on Wednesday 25th January from 8pm till late and will play the Hottest 100 live. And, again on Thursday 26th January from 11am till late there will be more Triple J’s Hottest 100 + Live Music, plus $1 off all Coopers. Door charge from 4pm.

New York Magpies Australia Day Party is on Friday 27th of January at 8pm at Professor Thom’s – 219 2nd Ave, New York – $15 at the door or $10 tickets online here.

Bensons – 181 Essex St (Corner of Houston) New York – are celebrating on Tuesday January 25th, where the Aussie Meetup Group will be there from 7pm for the Hottest 100 party and Benson’s will be serving Coopers on tap. There will be another Australia Day party from 6pm on January 26th where Bensons will serve up their classic sausage sizzle PLUS fairy bread.

Burke & Wills – 226 W 79th Street, New York – on Thursday 26th January there will be a 5-course special dinner menu with pairing of all Australian wine. Reservations Required. Call 646 823 9251 or email eat@burkeandwillsny.com

Flinders Lane – 162 Avenue A, New York – on Thursday 26th January there will be a special four course tasting menu for $50 per person. Australian Kingfish Sashimi Finger Lime, Citrus Ponzu, Crispy Taro Salt & Pepper Prawns Sesame Dressing, Grilled Lime Braised Victorian Beef Cheek Truffle Mash, Almond-Parley Salad Passionfruit & Mango Pavlova Vanilla Whipped Cream (drinks/tax/gratuity not included). Reservations Required.

Four’n Twenty pies – will be doing a special drop-off near McCarren Park, Brooklyn on Saturday 21st January, so get your orders in now!

Bluestone Lane is offering Mates Rates to all Aussie locals on Thursday 26th January across both Bluestone Lane cafe and coffee shops. Cafes are offering $5 Australian beer and wine by glass as well as serving up warm Sausage Rolls and Meat Pies all day.  Coffee shops are offering $2 flat whites and pastries including our delicious Aussie lamington and caramel slice. Also, to keep the Australian cheekiness, be the first to bare your ‘budgie smugglers’ on Australia Day and they’ll give you a free coffee every day for a month. Sounds like a great deal!

Two Hands Restaurant & Bar – 251 Church St, TriBeCa – is having a Aussie shin-dig on Thursday 26th January with treats like wedges with sour cream & sweet chilli sauce, buckets o’ prawns, sausage rolls, lamb ribs, chicken parmies and pavlovas all washed down with ice-cold sweet selfish Coopers Green & Red ales. Email churchst@twohandsnyc.com for bookings.

The Thirsty Koala – 35-12 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria – are celebrating on Thursday 26th January with happy hour from 5-11pm: $4 Koala Lager, $5 draught beers, $5 wines & $5 cocktails all night. You will not go hungry with a great list of Aussie food available including homemade mini meat pies, sausage rolls, chicken parma & barramundi. For those with a sweet tooth you can enjoy pavlova, lamingtons, caramel slices & sticky date pudding.

Northern Territory – 12 Franklin Street, Brooklyn – will be celebrating on Thursday 26th January with Cooper’s Beer and food specials as well as playing the Triple J countdown and the Australian Tennis Open will be showing.

 

And if you are in the mood for shopping, celebrate Australia Day with R.M.Williams in New York who are offering 20% off throughout the store for AAA and AWNY members Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th inclusive. Coffee house Bluestone Lane will be offering an assortment of beverages at a pop-up station on Australia Day only, so go and visit R.M. Williams at 152 Spring Street (between West Broadway and Wooster).

 

In the meantime watch this year’s Lamb commercial aimed at celebrating diversity, and have a fantastic Australia Day in New York!

Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy X Convicts Event: Australia Day Party – The James Hotel

Sunday, January 24, 2016

3-8pm

Jimmy at The James Hotel rooftop pool

27 Grand St, New York

Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy together with Convicts invite you to celebrate Australia Day at Jimmy on the roof of The James Hotel on Sunday, January 24, from 3-8pm.

Together we’ll commemorate all things Australian…. sizzling snags, ice cold beer, poolside vibes by Barney Cools and a celebration of Australia’s vibrant and unique wildlife. 

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Australia Day 2016

Australia Day in New York is great fun! This year it falls on Tuesday, January 26th and there is a great selection below of celebrations and festivities in and around the city for you to join.

In the meantime – here is this year’s Lamb commercial  aimed at bringing Ex-Pats Home!

The American Australian Association Annual Australia Day Black Tie Gala – is on Friday, January 22nd at Cipriani Wall Street. Tickets available here.

The Australian – 20 West 38th Street, New York
Tuesday 26 Jan. 11am till late – Triple J’s Hottest 100 + Live Music
$1 off all Coopers & Door Charge from 4pm.

Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy – Event present an Australia Day Party on Sunday, January 24. 3-8pm at Jimmy At the James Hotel – 27 Grand Street, New York – LIMITED CAPACITY
In lieu of a ticket price, a donation to Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy is greatly appreciated (suggested donation $50 – $200 per person).  All funds raised from the Australia Day party will go towards protecting Australia’s threatened wildlife and their unique habitats.

The Liberty – 29 West 35th St, Midtown
New York Magpies Australia Day Party Location: Saturday 24th of January $20 tickets at the door or online at here.
First 100 people to arrive will get a taste of Australia by receiving a Crunchie, Cherry Ripe or Twirl.
We’ll have a table tennis table for an Australian Open theme. Grand prize TBD.

Burke & Wills – 226 W 79th Street, New York
Tuesday 26 Jan – 5-course special dinner menu with all Australian wine pairing Reservations Required. Call 646 823 9251 or email eat@burkeandwillsny.com

Flinders Lane162 Avenue A, New York
Tuesday 26 Jan. – Special 3-course menu $60pp (drink/tax/gratuity not included). Reservations Required.

Bensons – 181 Essex St (Corner of Houston) New York
Tuesday 26th – 6:30pm – The Australian Meetup Group are holding a drinks meetup.

Northern Territory12 Franklin Street, Brooklyn
Tuesday 26 Jan. 4pm-late – $3 Coopers Pints, Triple J Hot 100 & Coopers Prizes Giveaways

The Thirsty Koala35-12 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria
Sunday 24 Jan. 8-11pm – Australian Specialties & Coopers Promotions!

The Randolph NYC at Broome – 349 Broome Street, New York
Tuesday 26th from 7pm with complimentary sausage rolls!

Bluestone Lane will have Pies & Sausage Rolls all weekend – Various locations

Dub Pies have discounts on offer
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Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy Event: Australia Day Party at Soho House

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Sunday, January 25, 2015
2-7pm
Soho House
29-35 9th Avenue, New York

Even though you may live far away, we still call Australia home!  And there’s no better time to toast the Land Down Under than on Australia Day!

Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy invite New Yorkers and patriotic Aussies to celebrate Australia Day at Soho House on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 2pm.

Let’s join forces to commemorate all things Australian… ice cold beer, sizzling snags off the BBQ, a sing along to a Johnny Farnham classic or two and admire Australia’s unique wildlife.

A smorgasbord of raffle prizes will be on offer, including cases of iconic Coopers beer, a pyramid of Tim Tams, Aussie delicacies (remember Allen’s Snakes Alive?), Aesop beauty pack and restaurant vouchers from Burke & Wills.

In lieu of a ticket price, a donation to Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy is greatly appreciated (suggested donation $50 – $200 per person).  All funds raised from the Australia Day party will go towards protecting Australia’s threatened wildlife and their unique habitats.

This event is SOLD OUT. However, if you would like to make a donation or find out any further information about the Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy please email Georgina Duckworth – gduckworth@friendsofaustralianwildlife.org

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Happy Australia Day in NYC 2015

Australia Day is Monday, January 26th and there is a wealth of celebrations to be part of commencing this coming weekend. Below is a list of what’s on offer.

The Australia Day Black Tie Gala is on Friday, January 23rd at Cipriani Wall Street.

The Liberty 29 W 35th Street, New York
New York Magpies present Australia Day
Saturday 24 Jan. 8pm-4am – Free drink with entry, Aussie beer and wine specials, live music by Dave Young, Aussie sport on TV and a special appearance from Keith the Koala. Complimentary food available from 8-9pm. Dress in your best Australiana costume for a chance to win great prizes.

The Thirsty Koala – 35-12 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria
Saturday 24 Jan. 8-11pm – Munch on meat pies, sausage rolls and cheezymites. Aussie drink specials flowing and live jazz music. Raffles and prizes all night long from Coopers.

The Australian20 West 38th Street, New York
Sunday 25 Jan. 8pm-4am – Triple J’s Hottest 100
Monday 26 Jan. Free Coopers on entry between 3-4pm, Skype session with Jimmy Barnes at 5pm, live music from 6pm.

Northern Territory12 Franklin Street, Brooklyn
Sunday 25 Jan. 4pm-late – DJ playing throughout the day, lamb burgers and lamb lollipops, kitchen specials, free Coopers gift give away, $6 Coopers pale ale draft pints all night and raffle prizes to be won.

Soho House – 29-35 9th Avenue, New York – SOLD OUT
Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy Event present an Australia Day Party at Soho House
Sunday, January 25. 2-7pm – In lieu of a ticket price, a donation to Friends of Australian Wildlife Conservancy is greatly appreciated (suggested donation $50 – $200 per person).  All funds raised from the Australia Day party will go towards protecting Australia’s threatened wildlife and their unique habitats. SOLD OUT

Flinders Lane 162 Avenue A, New York
Sunday 25 & Monday 26 Jan. – Special 3-course menu created by chef Chris Rendell.

Burke & Wills226 W 79th Street, New York
Monday 26 Jan.  5.30-11pm – 5-course special dinner menu with all Australian wine pairing. Reservations essential.

Bluestone LaneWest Village, Financial District, Midtown East & the new Bryant Park store, New York
Australia Day promotion – Half price key Australian espresso coffee beverages including: Flat White, Long Black, Magic and Piccolo Latte.

Down Under New York Tech MeetupBiergarten at The Standard Hotel 848 Washington Street, New York
Monday 26 Jan. 7-10:30pm – Casual drinks to celebrate Australia Day.

Whatever you do to celebrate Australia Day AWNY wishes you a happy one. Just to get you in the mood check out this cute video ‘STRAYA’ a parody of Outkast’s ‘Hey Ya’ with lots of great images to make you homesick.