Get your Swiftie on: Your guide to Taylor Swift fun in Sydney before her Eras Tour concerts

Taylor Swift fever has hit Sydney! Here's how to join the fun, whether you have a ticket to the show or not.

Taylor Swift's Eras Tour is just a heartbeat away, and Sydney is about to be hit with a tidal wave of Swiftie hysteria.

Whether you're living out your Wildest Dreams and have snagged tickets or are seeing Red after missing out, Sydneysiders, we've got your Eras week sorted.

Taylor Swift performs on stage.
Sydney is buzzing with Taylor-inspired events and activities, ensuring no FOMO for those without tickets!. Photo: AP Foto

We've rounded up the ultimate list of Swift-inspired activities to get you hyped up for the big event. So grab your squad, cue up your favourite Tay-Tay tunes, and get prepped for the Swiftification of Sydney.

Taylor-themed Karaoke Night

The Soda Factory

Sing your heart out at The Soda Factory's Taylor-themed karaoke night! Accompanied by a live band, you'll feel like you're on stage with Taylor herself. Don't forget to try their specialty cocktails inspired by Tay-Tay's greatest hits.

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Swiftie High Tea

Crown's Tea House

Indulge your inner Swiftie with a high tea experience fit for a pop princess at Crown's Tea House. From You Need To Calm Down treats to Reputation delights, this is one tea party you won't want to miss.

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The Crown is offering a Taylor Swift inspired high tea. Source: Supplied
The Crown is offering a Taylor Swift inspired high tea. Source: Supplied


Paint & Sip with Taylor

Appetite Five Dock

Harness your creativity and paint your own Taylor-inspired masterpiece at Appetite Five Dock. Sip on drinks, groove to Taylor's tunes, and let your inner artist shine.

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Swiftie Sing-along boat ride

Oz Jet Boating

Take your Swiftie fandom to new heights (or rather, depths) with a sing-along boat ride around Sydney Harbour. Cruise past iconic landmarks while jamming out to Taylor's greatest hits.

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Children pose in front of the Taylor Swift countdown clock in Sydney.
Fans have been taking photographs at The Taylor Swift Countdown Clock in Sydney. Photo: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

The Eras Afterparty

Home the Venue

Keep the party going at Home the Venue's after-party extravaganza! Dance the night away to Taylor's top tracks and soak up every last drop of Swiftie fun.

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Oxford Art Factory Afterparty

Oxford Art Factory

Oxford Art Factory welcomes you to come and scream your lungs out to Taylor’s greatest hits after the shows. The venue will be playing 100 per cent Taylor all night, so you can keep the party going. The unofficial afterparties will run every night after her Sydney concerts.

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Pre- and Post-Concert Parties

Kingpin North Strathfield

Kingpin is your secret haven for creating your own concert experience if Taylor tickets slipped through your fingers. Belt out your favourite Taylor tunes and dance the night away in the state-of-the-art Karaoke booths, or hit the arcade, where the games never go out of style. Or if you're keen to get warmed up or kick on pre or post show, just head along to one of the Taylor themed experiences.

Pre-concert warm up: Kick off your Swiftie adventure with some pre-concert vibes at Kingpin North Strathfield. Sip on drinks, munch on snacks, and get yourself in the mood for a night of pure Taylor magic.

Karaoke Wonderland: Keep the Taylor party going long after the concert ends with a karaoke extravaganza at Kingpin. Belt out your favourite Swift hits and relive the concert experience with every note!

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Taylor Swift performing on stage.
Test our your Tay-Tay knowledge at a trivia night at Schirrmo's Bar or The Marly. Photo: Getty

Taylor Swift Pub Quiz

Schirrmo’s Bar

Get ready to show off your Swiftie expertise at Schirrmo’s Bar's Taylor Swift Pub Quiz. Dress to impress in your favourite Swift era attire, mingle with fellow fans, and vie for the title of ultimate Swiftie. Enjoy a complimentary drink as you put your knowledge to the test.

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Taylor Swift Trivia

The Marly

Whether you're a die-hard super-fan or just a casual Swiftie, join the team at The Marly for a fun and welcoming atmosphere where you can see how much you really know about Taylor Alison Swift.

Experience an evening filled with multimedia rounds covering every aspect of Taylor's illustrious career. From music video snippets to audio clips and tricky questions about each era, this trivia night guarantees a great night out for Tay-tay lovers.

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The Marlborough Hotel in Newtown.
Enjoy a Taylor Swift trivia night at the Marlborough Hotel in Newtown. Photo: Getty

Club Eras

Poof Doof

What better way to pay homage to Tay-Tay's Aussie visit than with an absolutely epic club night? Brace yourself for an extraordinary experience at Club Eras, where the main room will be pumping with pop music, Swift-inspired drag queens will be strutting their stuff, and a vibrant Poof Doof rave cave downstairs awaits.

Prepare to groove all night long with DJs BoyCrzy, Kobra, and more, as they keep the beats coming. And don't miss Nic Holland's spectacular Taylor Swift + Friends mega-set from 12-3am. It's going to be one heck of an after-party you won't want to miss.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 10: Fans are seen wearing friendship bracelets at The Taylor Swift Countdown Clock on February 10, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. The Taylor Swift Countdown Clock, located in Barangaroo in central Sydney, has been attracting fans of all ages as it counts down to her concert in the city later this month. Swift is on a sold-out global tour that has generated massive attention and headlines around the world. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
Fans can enjoy Taylor Swift-themed cocktails and concert after parties in Sydney. Photo: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Taylor Swift Cocktail Hour

Alibi Bar

Alibi Bar & Dining is getting into the Swiftie spirit with a lineup of Taylor-themed cocktails for Swifties Week. Sip on concoctions inspired by Taylor's chart-toppers and personal favourites before heading to the concert.

Indulge in Champagne Problems (prosecco, crème de violette, grapefruit, and midnight shimmer) or Miss Americana (rye whiskey, maple syrup, clarified apple juice, and flowers) among other delightful Taylor inspired options. And if you're the designated driver, don't worry, there's a selection of mocktails for those looking to stay sober but still soak up the Taylor vibes!

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Eras The Cruise

Sydney Harbour

This three-hour harbour cruise is the ultimate Swiftie experience, complete with a DJ spinning all your favourite tracks and even a Taylor Swift impersonator for that perfect selfie moment.

Upon boarding, you'll be greeted with an Eras-themed cocktail (or mocktail) and treated to delicious grazing options throughout the cruise. And don't forget to pack your friendship bracelets for some serious Tay-Tay bonding. With various dates tailored to different age groups, including family-friendly, teen-only, and 18+, there's an Eras cruise for everyone ready to Shake It Off in Style!

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Taylor Swift harbour cruise.
A three-hour Swift-inspired harbour cruise may be the ultimate fan experience. Photo: Supplied

Taylor Swift through The Eras Tribute Photo Experience

MimmynVovo Studio

Get ready to channel your inner influencer and showcase your Swiftie spirit at MimmynVovo Studio. Immerse yourself in 10 interactive sets that pay homage to Taylor's eras, from her country beginnings to her glittery pop anthems.

Sing your heart out in the Reputation room's karaoke set-up and have a blast in the adorable pink ball pit of the Lover room. And don't forget to get crafty by making your very own Swiftie bracelet to take home as souvenir.

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