HEAT – Picnic Fiesta

Festivals and Celebrations

19 Jan 2019

HEAT – Picnic Fiesta is designed to bring together Canberra’s diverse and multicultural community through a series of activities and events that promote and celebrate the contribution of Hispanic / Latin American culture to the region.

The entertainment will be presented by the Embassies from their selected groups and talented performers, as well as community groups that will be invited to perform and provide a range of entertainment such as circus style roving performances, artists performing live music, outdoor dance classes, multiple displays of Latin dance styles such salsa, samba, capoeira, batucada and DJs performing through the entire event.

There will be children activity stations including jumping castles and inflatable slides, as well as the option of creating a space for traditional Latin American gamethat will capture the attention of families.

Street Food style vendors will be providing a range of food and drinks predominantly focused on Latin cuisines form all Latin countries that will be present at the festival. For that reason, we will invite applications to stall holders focusing on different flavours and fusions from across all of Latin America.

The event is supported by The City Renewal Authority.


Bar Disabled access available Family Friendly Pet Friendly Public Toilet Restaurant Shop


Free Entry

Event Times

19 Jan 2019

Annual Event


Glebe Park

22 Coranderrk Street, Canberra, 2612

Nearby Accommodation

View All
Blue and White Lodge exterior view from road

Blue and White Lodge

Downer, Canberra

Parklands Hotel and Apartments

Parklands Hotel and Apartments

Dickson, Canberra

Hotel reception

Capital Executive Apartment Hotel

Braddon, Canberra

Standard Room

Quality Hotel Dickson

Dickson, Canberra

Front of Quest Canberra in the historic Melbourne Building

Quest Canberra


Canberra Rex Hotel Ballroom Wedding

Canberra Rex Hotel


Contact Us