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What to do in Sydney this March

Autumn is here, but there’s heaps happening to put a spring in your step.

From Mardi Gras and Art Month, to March Dance and International Women’s Day, there are many reasons to be excited about the arrival of Autumn.

Art After Hours at Art Gallery NSW

Culture Up Late

March is your last chance to catch Sydney’s favourite cultural institutions after dark. So rather than heading straight home after work, check out the Art Gallery of NSW, State Library and Hyde Park Barracks for extended hours and extra programming.

Throughout March

The Museum of Love at The Rocks

The Museum of Love

The ultimate Instagram-worthy event this month is a new museum featuring 3 levels of immersive art installations and photo-worthy backdrops. At this unique love-themed experience, you'll get to shower in confetti, take a zodiac love test to find your match and jump out of a life-sized wedding cake.

March Dance Festival

March Dance Festival

Discover the diversity of independent dance practice in Sydney at March Dance. 108 artists and 9 organisations will present new dance works. There’ll also be workshops, dance classes, residencies, screenings, forums and talks across 10 Sydney venues.

Monday 1 March to Wednesday 31 March

Art Month

March is Art Month in Sydney. Check out exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions, studio visits, tours and precinct nights around the city.

Don’t miss a walking tour of 4 art galleries from Redfern to Chippendale where you’ll meet the artists and enjoy cheese and wine.

Thursday 4 March to Sunday 28 March

Sydney City Farm

Sydney City Farm workshops

Sydney’s urban farm has a whole host of green-fingered workshops for you to get involved in. Kick start your edible garden with guidance and practical tips. Learn organic solutions for common pests in edible gardens from veggie lady, Toni Salter. Or volunteer at one of the working bees.

Various dates in March

Every Body Dance Now at Sydney Opera House

Every Body Dance Now

Sydney Opera House are inviting you and your friends for a dance class at one of the world’s most iconic backdrops. World-class dancers, choreographers, performing artists and educators will lead classes in the open air, teaching a mixture of contemporary, jazz, hip-hop and Latin dance.

Tuesdays in March

Alfresco dining on Stanley Street

Alfresco dining in the city and surrounds

Life and vibrancy fill Sydney’s streets this summer, as more restaurants and bars turn laneways, footpaths and high streets into alfresco dining spaces. Make the most of Sydney's moderate temperature and embrace those European summer vibes in a Covid-safe, outdoor environment.

Restaurants with new outdoor dining spaces include Long Chim, Mejico, Republic Hotel, Nomad, Dolphin Hotel, Dumplings and Beer, Yullis and many more.

Throughout March

Art Express 2021

Delve into students’ creativity and the issues that are important to them at this exhibition at Art Gallery NSW.

Guided bike tours and courses

Discover the safest and smoothest way to get around with our guided rides and courses. Areas include Erskineville, Rosebery, Redfern and Darlington.

Throughout March

The Rocks Art Trail

The Rocks Art Trail

The Rocks' local artist Squidinki has created a one-off custom map that features the area's best artists, creatives and makers. Grab your friends, download the map and head on this self-guided tour.

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