You’re Australian and you live or are visiting New York over Australia Day 2020 (January 26 for those of you playing from home) and you’d like to celebrate somehow. Maybe you’re a Triple J fan and want to countdown the Hottest 100? Maybe you’re just keen for some local cuisine and an Australian Beer?

Do you live further afield and outside New York? Well, Kat from Bright Lights of America has compiled an awesome list for all sorts of cities!

For a much more full and complete and awesome list of New York events, be sure to check out the Australian Women in New York’s page because they’ve compiled a huge list of incredible events (below is just a drop in the ocean).

Australia Eat Your Heart OutIf you’re looking for something to eat

An initiative by Aussies Abroad, various coffee shops and restaurants around town will be combining Australia Day with bushfire relief fundraisers donating their profits. See details on the image below.

If you’re looking for something in a hole in the wall

Hole in the Wall Cafe’s and Restaurants present:

Australia Day 2020 Annual Bash: Live Music, Triple J’s Hottest 100, Four N’ Twenty Pies, Free Sausage Rolls, Espresso Martinis, Cooper’s on Draft, “Dizzy” Gillespie’s 200 Highlights, Happy Hour Prices All Night

Bring cash to join their huge raffle with 100% of sales going to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal!

January 25 from 5pm to 11:45pm – Hole in the Wall Murray Hill (445 East 35th Street, New York)

If you’re looking for something downtown

Benson’s and Sloop Brewing Co. present, DDH Down Under Bomb + Fundraiser, featuring the Triple J Hottest 100 (from 8 pm), with Sloop Brewing Co. “Down Under Bomb” IPA on tap all night, plus $1 from every pint goes to Aussie Bushfire Relief.

Down Under Bomb at Benson’s NYC

If you’re looking for something with music

Join New York based Aussie singer/songwriters, Tracey Yarad, MiG Ayesa, Karen Jacobsen, and Nadia Ackerman for an afternoon of music, stories, and short films with an emphasis on real life experiences growing up in Australia. Enjoy Australian wine and cheeses by Grounded Foods. Launching the Australian Music Festival NYC. Proceeds donated to WIRES.

January 26th from 3pm – Tickets $20: For more information and tickets

For those of you who like to sweat for a cause

A few Aussies in New York have partnered with Barry’s Bootcamp to fundraise for the Australian Red Cross. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to all those fighting for survival. Let’s show some support from the other side of the world for the heroes saving our homeland. For tickets head to their Eventbrite page here.

If you’re new to Barry’s Bootcamp, no problem! Just ensure you register a free account with your email to sign the waiver. https://www.barrys.com/register/

See you all in the Red Room for the Red Cross this Australia Day!

To support the Australian Bushfires

I’ve got a whole page dedicated to events and causes related to the fires. Be sure to check it out!

Other events

There are SO many more events happening in New York and around the U.S.

Do you live further afield and outside New York? Well, Kat from Bright Lights of America has compiled an awesome list for all sorts of cities!

For a much more full and complete and awesome list of New York events, be sure to check out the Australian Women in New York’s page because they’ve compiled a huge list of incredible events (below is just a drop in the ocean).