The Best Things To Do In March

Drink, Eat, Play, Sydney / 10 March 2022

Wondering where to eat, drink and play in Sydney this month? Here’s your golden ticket to the best things to do in Sydney this March.

Summer might be over, but there are still plenty of things to keep you busy this March. From visiting new restaurants, watching Disney movies, listing to live music and learning to cook Sri Lankan dishes, clear your schedule and get ready to have some fun this month.

Experience AALIA Restaurant, Martin Place

A month isn’t complete without visiting a new Sydney restaurant and AALIA has to be one of our favourites this March. Two years in the making, co-founders Jorge Farah and Ibrahim Moubadder are over the moon that the venue is finally unveiled. AALIA has an Arabian soul that embodies refined Middle Eastern food in another light compared to ESCA Group’s sister restaurant, Nour. Find out more here.

Cambridge Markets

Sydneysiders favourite markets are back at the Entertainment Quarter with a full capacity which means even more delicious and fun stalls for you to enjoy. Every Wednesday and Saturday from 8am – 2pm, stock up on bakery goods, fresh fruit and vegetables, homemade goodies including candles and jewellery and more. Find out more here.

Disney+ Drive-In Cinema

This beloved cinema brought in thousands of people last year and will return to Commbank Stadium from Sunday 6th of March till Tuesday 12th of April. Films will run every single night. Expect a stack of nostalgic favourites to be on the program including Frozen, The Devil Wears Prada, Pretty Woman, The Emperors New Groove, Beauty & The Beast, The Parent Trap and more. Find out more here.

The Tropic Live Sessions

Recently opened restaurant & bar, The Tropic in Manly Wharf Hotel has launched ‘The Tropic Live’ sessions, starting on Sunday 13th of March. Every Sunday, the restaurant will be bustling with incredible local talent playing live acoustic music from 3-9pm. Drop-in for an afternoon snack of Mediterranean share plates and pair it with cocktails while you watch the sunset. Find out more here.

Parramatta Nights

This mammoth outdoor event series will return from Thursday, 17th of March featuring the inaugural Parramatta Nights Street Festival, a precinct dedicated to live music, pop-up bars, food stalls, and a host of art installations and roving performers. This year’s full event program includes two epic concerts in Parramatta Park, jazz in Parramatta Square, and performances by some of Australia’s most renowned First Nations artists. For younger audiences (and the big kids amongst us) there will also be a family-friendly Skate and Play event during the school holidays. Find out more here.

Cointreau Margarita Kombi Pop Up

Love to spend your weekends drinking margaritas and eating tacos? You’re in luck because the Cointreau Margarita Kombi is parking up around Sydney for the next month. Catch the Kombi on the 19th & 20th of March between 2-6pm at Harbour View Hotel in The Rocks, then on the 26th of March from 3-7pm and the 27th of March from 1-5pm at The Fiddler in Rouse Hill. For $12 score a freshly shaken margarita, and guac and chips. For $15, a margarita and your choice of taco, or for $22 enjoy the Margarita Tasting Box with the lot. Find out more here.

Make Osteria Coogee’s Famous Tiramisu

Every year on the 21st of March, sweet-tooths around the world celebrate Tiramisù Day. We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to finding delicious Tiramisù in Sydney but one of our favourites has to be from the Italian beachside eatery, Osteria Coogee. Luckily for us, Head Chef Stefano Gagliardi has shared his family recipe, passed down from generation to generation. Find out more here.

Lankan Filling Station Cooking Class

Keen to brush up on your Sri-Lankan cooking skills? The renowned Lankan Filling Station is hosting a masterclass on Friday, 25th of March through Providoor. The cooking class will be led by Head Chef O Tama Carey and Maha’s Shane Delia through an Instagram live. You’ll receive the cooking kit with all ingredients to make dishes including Fish Curry, Dahl, Pol Sambol, Devilled Cashews and so much more for $179. Plus, you’ll also receive a signed copy of O Tama Carey’s new book, Lanka Food. Orders must be placed by 4pm, Friday 18th of March. Order online here.

Feast Like Freda at Londres 126

Inspired by the parties Freda Kahlo would throw in the 1940s, Londres 126 is bringing the sentiment and fun to Quay Quarters on Saturday 26th of March with their event Viva La Frida – The Revolution. Witness a 5-piece performance showcasing different elements of Frida’s life, a carefully curated set menu inspired by the dishes Kahlo would serve at her own parties (think Guacamole, 8-hour Braised Chamorro Osso Bucco, Mexican Gnocchi Chochoyotes) and a dance party. The night is set over two settings and starts at $125pp. Find out more here.

The Botanist Mindful March Vegan Dinner

With everything that’s going on, we could all do with practicing a little mindfulness and The Botanist in Kirribilli has put their hand up to help. The team has partnered with non-alcoholic brand Lyre’s to create cocktail specials throughout the month of March, mindful tips, wholesome food specials and a very special Vegan Dinner on Tuesday, 29th of March. Start with a cocktail on arrival and make your way through dishes including Potato Croquettes, Mushroom Pie and Olive Oil Cake with lemon meringue for $75pp. Find out more here.

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