January 07, 2016

SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK  2016 : It’s going to be one huge year!

Part 1

2016 is underway and Sydney ‘s  event calendar is set to be one of the best in years with Olympic Park once again playing host to the city’s best concerts, festivals and sporting events across the complex.  From Madonna, to Footy season , State of Origin, American College Football, The Royal Easter Show and countless more will make the precinct the essential destination to lock into your 2016 social diary.

To compliment your 2016 event experience, Accor Hotels Sydney Olympic Park will continue to offer great accommodation, dining and leisure experiences across their 3 hotels – The Pullman, The Novotel and ibis all located right on the doorstep of ANZ Stadium, All Phones Arena, and Sydney Showgrounds. Food & Beverage are likewise sorted with dining options across the upscale contemporary Bacar dining room and unforgettable all day dining at The Boulevard Bistro. The newly renovated Brewery offers the energy and vibrancy of Olympic Park’s most famous drinking spot with a menu of everyday favourites, while Bacar bar offers the opportunity for that essential pre-show wine or cocktail.

The first half of 2016 is jam packed with celebrations commencing with Sydney Olympic Park’s Australia Day festivities. Located at the picturesque Cathy Freeman Park the day will encompass a true family environment and spirit with international food fare, carnival rides, animal farm and of course a spectacular fireworks display to cap off the evening celebrations. The Boulevard Bistro located directly opposite will offer fantastic kid’s food dining options alongside their regular menus and the Boulevard Bar will of course be the perfect place to gather amongst friends and raise a glass in celebration of our great nation.

Moving into the month of February, celebrate the year of the Monkey with Chinese New Year. Novotel Sydney Olympic Park will be ushering in the New Year with in house celebrations and great accommodation offers allowing easy access to transportation to festivals in both the city and Western Sydney.

For the romantics, Valentine’s Day 2016 falls on a Sunday allowing for the ultimate excuse to indulge in overnight or weekend stays away from the crowds with a fabulous dining experience, luxury room stay and of course a speciality Valentines breakfast in bed. Novotel and Pullman are both offering fantastic packages including dining at the upscale Bacar dining room serving an unforgettable 5 course degustation menu and of course signature breakfast and champagne in bed for two. Friendly hotel staff will be available to assist on all your special requests and touches to ensure a perfect Valentines stay.  Be sure not to disappoint your other half and book now.

2016 will be a standout year for live performance and the world’s best performers are set to hit the stages at Sydney Olympic Park 2016. From Madonna’s much anticipated Rebel Heart Tour, Bryan Adams, Kevin Hart, Kendrick Lamar, Hilltop Hoods and heavy metal legends Iron Maiden all performing live in the first half of 2016.

Sydney’s favourite festival – The Sydney Royal Easter Show will kick off on March 18th offering everyone’s favourite activities from food, to rides, to entertainment and of course show bags. For those visiting Sydney for the event or for those looking to make a vacation of the experience Accor hotels have a fantastic array of family offers. Located directly across from the showgrounds entrance why not stay a few days these school holidays and experience the show at your leisure plus take the time to discover the numerous cost effective other school holiday experiences Sydney Olympic Park has to offer.

Footy season is back and of course all the big games and big names will here at Sydney Olympic Park across all codes. From AFL to NRL the State of Origin, The Bledisloe Cup and even American College Football, Sydney Olympic Park is Sydney’s footy central with each game representing an amazing fan experience and energy. Join us at The Brewery for the essential pre and post-game experiences or stay at one of Accor’s famous hotels located directly across the stadium with all the comforts, amenities, bars and dining at your fingertips.

Sydney Olympic Park is simply a place for everyone and in 2016 Sydney’s essential entertainment and leisure destination. We look forward to celebrating alongside you and making it the most memorable year yet!