The CBD came alive this Australia Day, first out of the gate was the GIO 10k Wheelchair Race, where Kota Hokinoue (Japan), and Manuela Schar (Switzerland) took out the top scores. CARnivale was a definite draw with hundreds of vintage, classic and unique vehicles lining College and Macquarie streets. Another event with vintage appeal was the Vintage Bus Service which shuttled people around the city, supporting the Sydney Bus and Track Museum, this event was a definite draw on a rainy day!
The Arnott’s 150th year celebrations brought joy to all passers-by with a tiny-teddy truck. Event goers got to witness how the famous biscuits are made, and then taste a free sample! The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Trophy Tour, located at Cathedral Square, let all the kids meet their favourite cricket stars.
Darling Harbour was all about music, fun and food this Australia Day. The day was filled with free colourful Circus Playground and music from the Culture Beats program. Darren Percival Concert, DJ Havana Brown rocked the crowds at twilight and the iconic Fireworks Spectacular set off the evening celebrations! The Rocks was an outdoor paradise, with the astro-turfed George Street full of fun and games, home grown artists such as Dustin Tebbutt and Little May brought their sounds to the streets on the outdoor stages.
Each part of Sydney came alive for Australia Day 2015 bringing unique, and iconic events to celebrate our great nation.