With so much on offer in Manly, it’s easy to wonder why you should ever leave.

But, just a short ferry ride away, Sydney offers an even greater variety of activities – from art to food, it’s totally worth the excursion.

Check out what’s going on for the rest of March below!

Australian Tattoo Expo: Friday 10 – Sunday 12
Tattoo’s have come a long way in the last 50 years. This celebration of all things ink brings some of the world’s greatest tattoo artists together in Sydney. Find out more here.

Bacon Fest: Tuesday 14 – Sunday 26
If you love bacon, it’s safe to say this festival is for you. Find out more here.

Art at Night: Wednesday 15
Take a self-led walking tour of Sydney’s art galleries, followed by drinks, performances and music in a cool pop-up bar. Download the map and other info here.

Sydney Skinny: Sunday 19
Ocean swims are an important part of the Sydney lifestyle, throw out your swimmers and you’ve got the Sydney Skinny. Find out more here.

Taste of Sydney: Until Sunday 12
Foodies unite, this years Taste of Sydney brings together what’s new, trendy and yummy on the Sydney food scene. Check out the official website here.

Carmen, Opera on Sydney Harbour:  Friday 24 – Sudnday 23 April
Regardless of how you feel about Opera, this is an experience not to be missed. Enjoy the stunning backdrop of Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge as you watch Opera outside. Find out more here.