June events in Sydney

Face the frost and enjoy wonderful winter events this month
People enjoy a bar during Vivid.
Photograph: Supplied

When you're focused on getting flu shots, fixing faulty heaters and sculling hot beverages, it’s easy to get stuck in inside, worrying over your winter habits. To lift your spirits, we’ve compiled a months-worth of adventures that could be all yours if you brave the blustery outdoors. We’ve got tips for staying cultured in the cold with cheap theatre tickets and costume shops for that cosplay outfit you’ll wear at Supanova Pop Culture Expo. Rug up and travel the short distance between cinemas for Sydney Film Festival or gawk at the remaining Vivid events.

Feeling underdressed? Head to one of Sydney’s best op shops, stockpile full knitted outfits and ’80s shoulder-pad blazers, and get out there.

Find the biggest events in June

James Cameron at Challenging the Deep
Museums, Science

James Cameron – Challenging the Deep

icon-location-pin Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour

Film director James Cameron is best known for his blockbusters Titanic and Avatar, but he’s also an avid deep sea explorer who has led eight major expeditions – including the first ever solo dive in the Mariana Trench, 11km below the waves. Mr Cameron himself opened the exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum, which showcases his history-making expeditions and blockbuster films.

How to explore the chilly city solo

You'll need to carb-load to face this weather

Don't get down, get out and about

People sitting at the Temperance Society in Summer Hill
Photograph: Rachel Murdolo
Things to do, Ice skating

20 ways to beat the winter blues

We at Time Out love the odd Netflix binge like the next person, but it’s very easy to get cabin fever when caught indoors in the colder months. We say you should brave the outdoors and explore what Sydney has to offer at this cooler time of year.