Illuminations – Lighting up the Capital

Festivals and Celebrations

1 Mar 2019 to 10 Mar 2019

See the Parliamentary Triangle come to life after dark. Witness thought provoking and moving large-scale projections on Australian Parliament House, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Library of Australia, the Museum of Australian Democracy, the National Gallery of Australia and Questacon.

Over 10 nights, Canberra’s Parliamentary Triangle and satellite venues will be transformed into vibrant arts precincts, showcasing Australian talent, amazing roving artists, live bands and enchanting performances – all set against a backdrop of stunning architectural projections that shine a light on some of Australia’s most iconic attractions.


Bar Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Major Events Museums Australia Public Toilet

Event Times

1 Mar 2019 to 10 Mar 2019

Annual Event


Various venues within the Parliamentary Triangle

Parkes, 2601

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Communal kitchen and cafe area

Dickson Central

Dickson, Canberra


Accommodate Canberra

Kingston, Canberra

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Burbury Hotel

Barton, Canberra

Meandering Room

Ovolo Nishi


EPIC campground

Exhibition Park in Canberra Camping Facilities

Mitchell, Canberra


Hotel Kurrajong Canberra

Barton, Canberra

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