How to Celebrate Australia Day like a True-Blue Aussie

With Australia day coming up, you are probably looking for some great new traditions to start on one of the best holidays of the year. The official national day of Australia is often marked by the gathering of friends and family, barbeques, picnics and fireworks, among other fun activities. So, if you are looking for something to do to make your day special this year, read on for some of our top tips!

Community BBQ

One of the most traditional ways to celebrate Australia Day in true Aussie style is with a BBQ, and why not make it all the more fun by extending an invite to your neighbours? Make the most of this community event by grabbing some great décor like bean bags to keep everybody comfortable throughout the day.


If you want to do something fun but don’t want the hassle of organising it yourself, why not head to an outdoor concert or festival on Australia Day? There are usually plenty of events like these (especially in the larger cities like Sydney and Melbourne), which are put on by the National Australia Day Council so get ready because there is bound to be something available near you!

Sports Competition

Other events often taking place on Australia Day are sports competitions. Why not join in on the fun by hosting your own?

Head to a local field with some obstacles or goals and grab a ball or a bat and get started with your competition! Invite along as many friends, family and neighbours as you like, and hire some outdoor furniture so that everyone has somewhere to sit and relax.

If you want to up the ante a little, divide guests into teams and ask spectators to dress up in support of their side. Why not opt for patriotic team colours like green and gold, Australia’s national sporting colours?

Whichever option you go for, you are sure to have a wonderful, memorable Australia Day with the ones you love. So, don’t waste another second – get started putting together a day you’ll never forget today! Need some help? Contact Chillizone. We’ve helped put together a wide variety of Australia Day events right across Sydney and Melbourne.