Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Date: 18 January-31 January 2021
In 2021, the Australian Open will be going ahead—albeit a little different than usual. The grand slam tennis event will be capped to crowds of approximately 25 to 50 per cent of those who had attended in past years. However, there will still be music, food and the big screens for all to watch. The first women and mens rounds kick off from the 18th, with quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals taking place from the 26th, 28th and 29th, respectively.
To learn more about ticket prices and the schedule, head to ausopen.com
Date: 5-13 December 2020
This year, Australia’s largest marathon is going virtual. Maintain goals, get inspired, keep fit or cheer on someone you know who is participating. There are five event distances: a 3km walk, 5km run, 10km run, 21.1km half marathon or 42.1km marathon. The organisers of the marathon have also released
a phone app, which will grant participants access to live event updates, the leader board and more. Contestants also get a physical medal and a race bib delivered!
Learn more at melbournemarathon.com.au
Date: Wednesday, 16 December, 2020, 9AM-10:30AM AEST
Tales from the Museum is a digital event that allows you to intimately explore New York City’s museums. Via Zoom, the hosts of the show will highlight the strange, sublime, and secret stories behind the works on display, and will close out the show with an exclusive conversation with a guest expert about the collection. Stay tuned to find out what featured museum will be a part of the show.
Learn more and buy tickets (between $20-25) at https://www.atlasobscura.com/e...
Date: 16-17 January 2021
Brickvention is Australia’s premier LEGO fan convention. The highly anticipated annual event features a huge collection of LEGO models including trains, castles, pirates, Star Wars, spaceships, planes, buildings, sculptures and much more. Normally held in Melbourne, in 2021 it is going virtual (for
the one year only). In addition, it will also be free! A scale build competition and collection of epic LEGO content will be live (grandkids, anyone?) for everyone to see and share.
More information can be found at www.brickvention.online
Location: Sydney, NSW
Date: 1-10 January 2021
The 2021 men’s tennis season kicks off at Sydney’s newly upgraded Ken Rosewall Arena, located at Sydney Olympic Park. The first ATP Cup tournament to be hosted in Australia, capacity will be capped at 10,000. Pre-purchased match tickets include rail travel to and from Sydney Olympic Park.
Details on how to buy tickets for the 2021 ATP Cup can be found at www.atpcup.com/tickets
Location: Sydney, NSW to Hobart, TAS
Date: 25 December 2020 –2 January 2021
Did you know that the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is the only major race that starts in a harbour, takes in a passage and finishes in a river? Watch the Sydney to Hobart from the comfort of your home via television or live webcast—or at the start or finish line if you are so inclined. With thousands of spectator vessels, helicopters overhead and hundreds of thousands of people lining Sydney’s waterfront and cliff tops, the race start at 1pm on Boxing Day and is a true Australian summer tradition.
To find out more visit www.rolexsydneyhobart.com
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Date: 14 January-24 January 2021
The Santos Tour Down Under is the first stop for the world's best cycling teams and riders, and is the opening event of the UCI (Union Cycliste
Internationale) World Tour. This 11-day event is the largest festival of cycling in the southern hemisphere, and boasts a range of associated events, mass-participation rides for kids and adults, street parties, live music and more.
Learn more at tourdownunder.com.au