Sydney is at its gobsmacking best in summer. The sun beats down on the sparkling harbour and the beaches are packed. Art galleries are heaving with blockbuster art and it’s full houses for all the hot tickets in the Sydney Festival. Time Out Sydney’s summer issue spans three months of unmissable entertainment, from Geoffrey Rush in King Lear to Meryl Streep in Suffragette. Need to find the perfect Christmas gift? Check out our guide to uniquely Sydney gifting. And when the heat is on then Sydney’s top ten purveyors of gelato will be on hand to deliver icy goodness in a cone. We’ve come a long, long way from the Mr Whippy van.