Stuck on this weekend’s plans? Here’s 29 of the best exhibitions, festivals and food experiences to attend across Australia

Things to do weekend Australia

The weekend is almost upon us, and we're almost at the time of the week where we begin to scramble for weekend plans. Although it can be tempting to spend Saturday and Sunday on the couch recovering from the working week that was, there's simply too many great events, gigs and shows taking place across Australia for us to miss. Whether you prefer a low-key excursion to the cities best markets, are wanting to experience the best art exhibitions on offer, or want to escape the city all-together for a last-minute weekend away, we have you covered. Below, we've rounded up 29 of the best things to do this weekend in Australia.

New South Wales

Attend the Alliance Française French Film Festival – ends March 31.

Escape to Eden Farm Escape, stopping by The Grumpy Baker in Bilpin for their selection of freshly baked treats.

Get into the Easter spirit with the Baker Bleu x Providoor Easter Bun Baking Class – hosted online March 28.

Experience Textbook for Desire at Cement Fondu Gallery – ends May 10.

Watch The Australian Chamber Orchestra perform Beethoven & Bridgetower – ends March 28.

Experience Vincent Ergo – ends April 3rd.

Walk through Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama – ends April 18.



Attend Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – ends March 31.

Catch a film at the Moonlight Cinema at Royal Botanic Gardens – ends April 25.

Attend the For the Love concert at URBNSURF – ends March 28.

Escape the city for Taltarni Vineyards.



Catch a Murder Mysteries at Dendy Theatres – ends March 31.

Experience true love at the Australian Love Stories exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery – ends August 1.

See Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London at the National Gallery of Australia – ends June 14.


South Australia

Experience Adelaide Street Stomp – March 26.

See BOREALIS at Rymill Park Lake – ends March 28.

Experience Clarice Beckett: The Present Moment – ends May 16.



Visit the new bar at Wildflower Gin Distillery.

Attend Gigs & Picnics – March 27.

Shop at South City Square Markets – March 28.

Drink at the Ginfused Festival – March 27.

Attend Sunshine & Sunflower Day – March 27.

Enjoy High Tea of Easter at the W Hotel – Friday to Saturday ends April 18.


Western Australia

Experience Ice Land: A Hip h’Opera – ends March 27.

Attend Summer x Salt Markets – ends March 27.



Experience LIBERTY by Hobart Current – ends May 9.

Attend Echo Festival – March 26-28.


Northern Territory

Experience Northern Territory Travelling Film Festival at Tenant Creek – March 27.

Participate in a two-day Botanical Illustration Workshop – March 27-28.

If you're searching for more things to do in Australia this weekend, make your way to these excellent gallery's across Sydney to experience great art before the month is over.


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