Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Australia Day 2011 in NYC

[If you found this page through a web search, please note that this page was from 2011. For Australia Day 2012, please go to: murphguide.com]

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Australia Day at The Australian
Where else to celebrate Australia Day than at The Australian?
- Guest Bartender Aussie TV star Jamie Durie!
-Prizes for Best Dressed Male and Female (Aussie themed) presented by Jamie
- Specials on premier Aussie wines (Penfolds, Rosemount, Greg Norman)
$10 entry from 6.30pm – 10.30pm
DJ all night
The Australian
20 W. 38th St.
(bet. Fifth & Sixth Ave.)
New York, NY

Wednesday, January 26
Australia Day Celebration at Van Diemen's

Van Diemen's Land was a term used for Tasmania, which is now part of Australian. So Van Diemen's bar in NYC will be celebrating all day, with Australia Day Aussie wines (Featuring Australia's finest wines) Aussie Beers ($5 for all Aussie beers) and serving "good old Aussie tucker" all day:
Meat pies, sausage rolls, and their famous Aussie burger: (w/bacon-egg-beets-pineapple)
DJ Cate spinning all the great Aussie hits with Mad Max on the big screen.

The New York City Aussie Expat Meetup Group will be in attendance. You can join them here:

Van Diemen's Café
383 Third Ave.
(between 27th & 28th St.)
New York, NY
(646) 752-5884

Wednesday, January 26
Three Australia Day Celebrations at 3 Aussie locations:
$5 Milk bar menu
$20 happy hour
$30 premium happy hour
$2 entry for Queensland Flood Relief Appeal
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
The Sunburnt Calf
226 W. 79th St. (Broadway)
New York, NY
Bondi Road Fish and Chips
153 Rivington St. (between Suffolk & Clinton St.)
New York, NY
(212) 253-5311
Wednesday, January 26
Australia Day at Eight Mile Creek

Drink specials from 7-10pm
$5 Coopers Pale & sparkling bottles
$6 Pub red and white wines from Australia
$5 house vodkas
no cover
7pm - 4am
Eight Mile Creek
240 Mulberry St. (between Prince & Spring St.)
New York, NY
(212) 431-4635
Wednesday, January 26

Australia Day at Sheep Station

Park Slope's Australian "local" will be serving authentic Australian fare, and wines exclusively from Australia and New Zealand.
Sheep Station

149 4th Ave. (corner of Douglass St.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 857-4337

Wednesday, January 26
Australia Day at The Wombat
The Wombat offers contemporary cuisine with an Australian flair.
Restaurant & Bar
613 Grand St. (Leonard St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 218-7077
The New York Magpies Australian Football Club presents...
Saturday, January 22
Australia Day Celebration

$20 admission
7pm - 2am
Nevada Smith's
74 Third Ave.
(between 11th & 12th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 982-2591

Australia Day (wikipedia)
MurphGuide Directory of Australian Bars in NYC

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