Spring has officially Sprung, so when’s a better time than now to celebrate the sunshine and the freedom of not having to carry a jacket or carry an umbrella! Here’s a few ideas to get you started on what to do this Spring in the St George area…
Have a picnic in the park or by the beach.
Location: West Cres, Hurstville Grove, NSW 2200
Moore Reserve is a 14.2 hectare park located in Hurstville Grove. It’s a great green hideaway away from the hustle and bustle of the city where you can enjoy picnics, barbecues, a cycleway, walking track and play equipment for the kids.
Location:The Grand Parade, Ramsgate Beach, NSW 2217
If you go further south from Brighton-Le-Sands, you’ll find Ramsgate Beach. It’s smaller, generally less crowded and there’s a picnic area too.
Head to your local brunch cafe.
Feeling hungry? These two local cafes are totally Instagram-friendly and what’s even better is that they have a menu with a variety of delicious brunch/lunch food to choose from!
Location: 301 The Grand Parade, Sans Souci NSW 2219
Open 7 days – 6:30am to 3:30pm.
Kitchen closes at 3pm.
Listed among Good Food’s Top 20 cafes for 2018, Son of a Baker if on a quiet stretch of San Souci’s Grand Parade opposite the beach. Their food philosophy is based on “old-school craft infused with new-school taste, with different ingredients everytime you visit”. On their menu they have their Signature Red Velvet pancake with with seasonal berries, chocolate dust and vanilla ice-cream. Say no more… I’m on my way!
Location: 7 Geeves Ave, Rockdale NSW 2216
Monday to Friday – 6am to 3pm
Saturday – 7am to 3pm
Sunday – 8am to 2pm
This buzzing cafe next to Rockdale Station is a modern Middle-eastern cafe. They offer a Wagyu Basturma Kaak which was named as one of the “Best toasties in Sydney” according to Timeout. Nineteen43 Cafe screams out rustic, modern and artsy. The people of Rockdale seem to think the coffee balances beautifully with their food offering.
Spend your Sunday at a Community Festival
Lugarno Lions Springs Festival attracts 40,000 visitors every year. There’ll be more than 200 stalls, two stages dedicated to live entertainment with the Wiggles, carnival rides, camel and pony rides, an animal farm and classic vehicle show. Perfect for all ages, but especially fun for the kids! What’s even better is that entry is free.
The Lugarno Lions Spring Festival 2019
Location: Gannons Park, Peakhurst
Sunday, 16th September
9am to 4pm
Off-street parking available for 1,000 cars.
And that’s your spring activities sorted!