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Things to do in Sydney in March 2021

March is one of my favourite months in Sydney. The weather has started to cool and it’s a perfect time to explore the city.

There are no public holidays and no school vacations or major events so accommodation demand should be good and prices reasonable.

Average Temperatures: 25-18°C ( 74-64°F)
While each year varies, the last March saw six days of rain.

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Annual Events

Exhibitions

Art Month Sydney

Art Month Sydney is a not-for-profit festival of contemporary art across Sydney’s top galleries. Enjoy a series of artist talks, workshops, walks, performances and exhibitions

Where: Galleries and suburbs across Sydney
When: 4-28 March
More: Check the official site

Monet and Friends – Life, Light and Colour

If you missed Van Gogh you have another chance to enjoy an immersive art experience at Moore Park.

Credit: Grande Experiences

Along with Monet you can enjoy the works of Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s and, Édouard Manet.

Where: Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park
When: 12 Mar 12- May 1 2021
Cost: Adults $50
More: Check the official site

Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama

Narcissus Garden is the work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition will tour Sydney Living Museums properties, beginning at the Museum of Sydney before moving on to Elizabeth Bay House and Vaucluse House.

Silver Balls Narcissus Garden Sydney
The mirrored balls of Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama,

Where: Museum of Sydney
When: Mar 12 2021-1 May 1 2021
Cost: free with venue entry $15
More details: On the museum’s website

Performance

La Traviata – Opera on the Harbour

I attended my first Handa Opera on the Harbour last year and it is quite a special experience.

La Traviata 2012 Party Scene
La Traviata Credit: Lisa Tomasetti

The location is amazing, the catering is excellent and it really is memorable, especially for visitors to the city.

Where: First Fleet Steps Mrs Macqurie’s Point
When: 26 March–25 April 2021
Cost: From $99pp
More: Opera Australia’s website

Jewish International Film Festival

Over 50 films will be screened during this year’s Jewish International Film Festival. With films from Israel and across the globe.

Where: Ritz Cinemas, Randwick
When: 1 March to Wednesday 24 March 2021
Cost: From $22pp
More: JIFF website

Food and Drink Events

Get out this month and support our hospitality workers this month! Some areas have already seen the roll out of the

Saloon 24: Wild Western Cocktail Experience

Experience Life As An Outlaw At Saloon 24 – a ninety 90 minute experience, where you can try your hand at darts, coin toss, card games and shuffleboard. You can even take part in a deul! Win Golden coins to redeem at the bar.

Cowboy bar sydney Wonderland
Unleash your inner cowboy at Wonderland Bar

Where: Wonderland Bar, 24 Bayswater Road, Kings Cross
When: 1 March to Wednesday30 April 2021
Cost: From $25pp
More: JIFF website

Regional Events

Blue Mountains Music Festival

With artists from around the globe, the Blue Mountains Music Festival of Folk Roots and Blues is a key event on the Blue Mountains calendar each year.

Where: Katoomba (Festival precinct bounded by Lurline, Merriwa, Ada and Waratah Streets)
When: 13th to 15th March 2020
Cost: Various – some free
More: Check the official website

Find more things to do in the Blue Mountains while you’re there.

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