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ACT Parks Koalas in the Canopy

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

24 Feb 2018 to 29 Jun 2019

Price from: Free

Every Saturday you can search for koalas and enjoy a ranger guided walk through the tall eucalypt forest at Tidbinbilla...

Bar area at Handmade Canberra

Handmade Market -Winter

Markets

29 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. They bring together the most talented artists, designers, stylists,...

Visit Your Local Wedding Guide Canberra Wedding Expo on Sunday, 3 February 2019 at EPIC

Your Local Wedding Guide Canberra Expo

Exhibition and Shows

22 Sep 2019

Price from: Free

At Your Local Wedding Guide Canberra Expo the aim is to help you create your perfect wedding day! Meet the...

Small glass bulb pendant necklaces filled with sand and trinkets at the Old Bus Depot Markets

Old Bus Depot Markets – The Jewel of Canberra

Markets

10 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

Jewel of Canberra is just like stepping inside a giant jewellery box for the day with exquisite works from some...

Classic Afternoon

Canberra Symphony Orchestra – Canberra Weekly Classic Afternoon

Concert or Performance

14 Sep 2019

Price from: $29.00

Dubbed ‘The Dancing Oboist’ by the New York Times, Diana Doherty is one of Australia’s most exciting instrumentalists. She joins...

Recital Two

Canberra Symphony Orchestra – Recital Two

Concert or Performance

16 Jun 2019

Price from: $29.00

The Recital Series is a relaxed, informal, and intimate performance with our guest soloists. Each one-hour concert is programmed by...

Portobello Road

Portobello Road

Markets

13 Jan 2019 to 11 Aug 2019

Price from: Free

Welcome the New Year with one of Canberra’s favourite shopping events, Portobello Road. This event is all about browsing through...

potoroo

ACT Parks Critters of the Eucalypt Forest at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

24 Feb 2018 to 29 Jun 2019

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Every Saturday take a short walk with a ranger and learn about the potoroos and other important inhabitants of the...

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Culture Loop Shuttle Bus Service

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

24 Dec 2018 to 30 Jun 2019

Price from: Free

Culture Loop: a new way to experience one good thing after another in the nation’s capital. Now you can park...

Floriade tulips with the ferris wheel

Floriade

Exhibition and Shows Festivals and Celebrations

14 Sep 2019 to 13 Oct 2019

Price from: Free

Developed in 1988 as a grand, one off floral tribute to mark Australia’s Bicentenary and Canberra’s 75th anniversary, Floriade has...

platypus

ACT Parks Wetland Wonders at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

17 Feb 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

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Take a walk with a ranger through Tidbinbilla’s wetlands to learn about its amazing inhabitants and if you are lucky...

People on a Behind The Scenes guided tour

Guided Tours of the National Library of Australia

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

28 Mar 2017 to 1 Jun 2019

Price from: Free

Visiting the National Library of Australia? Take a tour and see a side of the Library most visitors never experience....

The Old Bus Depot Markets

Makers-Con at the Old Bus Depot Markets

Community Event Markets

8 Sep 2019

Price from: Free

Hobbyists convene! The Makers Convention will unite stalls and attractions that showcase a range of hobbies with the high-quality handcrafts...

Wall of Honour

Hall WW1 Commemorative Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

1 Mar 2018 to 9 Feb 2020

Price from: Free

"When Hall Answered the Call" - Visit the small community of Hall's School Museum and see their moving exhibition to...

markets, gifts, handmade, local

Sunday at the Old Bus Depot Markets

Markets

31 Mar 2019 to 29 Sep 2019

Price from: Free

Lovers of fine hand crafted wares, clothing collectors, food fanatics and jewellery junkies are just a few of the people...

Southwell and Brown Premier Store Victoria Street, Hall

A Tale of Two Villages – An Exhibition

Community Event

24 Jan 2019 to 23 Jan 2020

Price from: Free

A Tale of Two Villages tells the story of the Hall-Ginninderra district from Aboriginal times, through the early pioneer farming...

Spring into Zumba

Spring into Zumba

Community Event

14 Aug 2018 to 8 Aug 2019

Price from: Free

Get active this spring with free lunchtime Zumba Classes in Garema Place every Tuesday and Thursday. Zumba is a great...

The Old Bus Depot Markets

Creative Fibre

Markets

14 Jul 2019

Price from: Free

Creative types unite! Be inspired by the originality of the region’s most talented textile artists showcasing and selling their work...

Car doing burnouts amid pink and blue smoke

Summernats

Concert or Performance Exhibition and Shows Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

2 Jan 2020 to 5 Jan 2020

Price from: $14.00

The annual Street Machine Summernats proudly supported by Rare Spares, is Australia’s biggest horsepower party in the Southern Hemisphere. In...

CSO Shell Prom

Canberra Symphony Orchestra Shell Prom

Concert or Performance

30 Nov 2019

Price from: $25.00

Looking for a ‘loverly’ night out? Or fancy a rumble with the Jets and Sharks? From Lerner and Loewe’s charming...

DAYI

Democracy. Are You In?

Exhibition and Shows

12 Dec 2018 to 30 Jun 2020

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Democracy is a living system and it work best when there is a healthy balance between trust and distrust -...

Handmade Christmas

Handmade Christmas Market – Summer

Markets

6 Dec 2019 to 8 Dec 2019

Price from: Free

Shop Canberra's award winning Handmade Market which brings together talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and producers all under one roof....

Balloons rising into the sky as dawn breaks

Canberra Balloon Spectacular at Enlighten Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

7 Mar 2020 to 15 Mar 2020

Price from: Free

Wake up to the view of hot air balloons floating across the city during the Canberra Balloon Spectacular. This mesmerising...

Magna Carta

Magna Carta—An Australian Story

Exhibition and Shows

4 Jan 2019 to 30 Jun 2020

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Magna Carta is one of the most famous and significant documents for democracy and human rights around the world.First written...

Julie Pennington, Boulder vessels, 2017.

Place Makers: Craft ACT 2018 members exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

12 Sep 2019 to 26 Oct 2019

Price from: Free

The annual members’ exhibition in 2017 featured more members’ work than ever and the 2018 show will demonstrate trends in...

The Old Bus Depot Markets

Kids in the Shed

Markets

9 Jun 2019

Price from: Free

This is your chance to celebrate being a kid and doing what kids do best… having fun! Bring your kids,...

CSO ActewAGL Llewellyn Two

Canberra Symphony Orchestra – ActewAGL Llewellyn Two

Concert or Performance

19 Jun 2019 to 20 Jun 2019

Price from: $29.00

Award-winning conductor, author and Canberra native, Paul Kildea takes the podium in the Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s second concert of the...

Collection of rugs at Old Bus Depot Markets

Old Bus Depot Markets – Multicultural Sundays

Markets

4 Feb 2018 to 1 Dec 2019

Price from: Free

Love experiencing different cultures? On the first Sunday of the month, we add a touch of international ‘flavour’ to the...

Finders Keepers: Collectors and their Stories

Finders Keepers: Collectors and their Stories

Exhibition and Shows

15 Dec 2018 to 31 Aug 2019

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Peek into the personal collections of five fascinating collectors. Diverse, rich and often surprising, these collections are brimming with stories....

Behind the Lines 2018

Behind the Lines 2018: Curiouser & Curiouser

Exhibition and Shows

16 Nov 2018 to 22 Nov 2019

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Follow down the rabbit hole for Behind the Lines 2018: The years's best political cartoons 2018 at MoAD (Museum of...

A figure stands in the Antarctic landscape with the Southern Lights in the sky

The Antarctica Experience

Exhibition and Shows

26 Dec 2018 to 22 Jun 2019

Price from: $20.00

Travel to Antarctica using the latest 360-degree virtual reality technology and follow in the footsteps of the scientists researching this...

Racing the AMB100 Marathon at Stromlo.

AMB 100 Mountain Bike Marathon

Sporting Events

29 Sep 2019

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Join locals and mountain bikers from all over Australia and conquer the Stromlo trails! Take on this singletrack lap-based marathon...

Collectable Lamp from Old Bus Depot Markets

Old Bus Depot Markets – Collectable Sundays

Markets

28 Jan 2018 to 24 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

Fancy yourself as a collector? On the fourth Sunday of the month, the Old Bus Depot Markets highlight collectables –...

Dame Dorothy Tagney & Dame Enid Lyons

Breaking Through: 75 years of women in parliament

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

14 May 2019 to 31 Jul 2019

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Why did it take so long for women to get elected? And once they were there, what was their experience...

Projection overlooking National Library

Enlighten Illuminations at Enlighten Festival

Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine Markets

7 Mar 2020 to 15 Mar 2020

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See the Parliamentary Triangle come to life after dark. Witness thought provoking and moving large-scale projections on Australian Parliament House,...

Old Parliament House lit up by Enlighten

Enlighten Festival

Community Event Concert or Performance Exhibition and Shows Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine

7 Mar 2020 to 22 Mar 2020

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Eat, see and explore as Canberra transforms for the annual Enlighten Festival! Held over 17 days and nights from Saturday...

Coffee at Handmade Canberra

Handmade Market Canberra – Spring

Markets

7 Sep 2019 to 8 Sep 2019

Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. They bring together the most talented artists, designers, stylists,...

Inked: Australian Cartoons

Exhibition and Shows

8 Mar 2019 to 21 Jul 2019

Price from: Free

Visitors to Cook and the Pacific will follow James Cook’s three remarkable Pacific voyages, and explore this spectacular region through...

DressUP: Change the World

DressUP: Change the World

Exhibition and Shows

12 Dec 2018 to 31 Aug 2020

Price from: Not Available

Peek into the personal collections of five fascinating collectors. Diverse, rich and often surprising, these collections are brimming with stories....

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri Moon Dreaming 1978

Art for lunch

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Exhibition and Shows

14 Feb 2019 to 28 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

Drop into 30-minute weekly talks or creative activities interpreting works of art in the NGA's collection. Check our website for...

Children's rides

Canberra Day at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

9 Mar 2020

Price from: Free

Canberra is turning 105 this year! Join in the celebrations with a program bursting to the seams with live music...

Wildfest Camp

A Wild Night Out – Autumn

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine

10 Apr 2020 to 25 Apr 2020

Price from: $195.00

Experience Canberra’s premier wildlife sanctuary like never before with the ultimate family sleepover - A Wild Night Out at Tidbinbilla....

Anne from Tarago Truffles conducts a truffle hunt

The Truffle Festival – Canberra Region

Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine

1 Jun 2018 to 1 Sep 2019

Price from: Not Available

Indulge in a feast of the senses and join in the fun as The Truffle Festival – Canberra Region celebrates...

Men outside a hotel

Re-Discovering Ginninderra

Community Event

25 Feb 2018 to 9 Feb 2020

Price from: Free

For half a century during the 1860's, Ginninderra flourished and in it's prime boasted a church, two schools, store, Police...

An Australian Light Horseman collects anemones near Belah in Palestine

After the war exhibition, Australian War Memorial

Exhibition and Shows

15 May 2019 to 31 Aug 2019

Price from: Free

After the war is a new exhibition exploring the personal stories of hope, loss, and love of ordinary Australians whose...

PlayUP

PlayUP: The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

15 Dec 2018 to 30 Jun 2020

Price from: Not Available

The imaginative family space has all-new hands-on activities to educate, excite and challenge young minds.Discover PlayUP – The Right to...

Fox Superflow enduro racing action at Stromlo Forest Park.

Fox Superflow sealed by Stan’s Gravity Event

Sporting Events

2 Jun 2019

Price from: Not Available

This event is part of the fastest-growing enduro-style series in Australia! No start order, no worries! - The Fox Superflow...

Old Bus Depot Markets, Handmade,

Retro Depot

Markets

17 Mar 2019 to 13 Oct 2019

Price from: Free

Retro Depot is the brights of the 60s and 70s, mid-century furniture, funky retro clothing and macramé .Browse the fashions,...

ActewAGL Llewellyn Four

Canberra Symphony Orchestra – ActewAGL Llewellyn Four

Concert or Performance

23 Oct 2019 to 24 Oct 2019

Price from: $29.00

Umberto Clerici thrilled audiences with Schumann’s Cello Concerto in 2017 and now we welcome back the acclaimed Italian-born cellist for...

A child enjoying Reconciliation Day in 2018.

Reconciliation in the Park

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

27 May 2019

Price from: Free

Join the celebrations to mark the ACT’s historic second Reconciliation Day public holiday in Glebe Park on Monday 27 May....

Metal Earrings at Old Bus Depot Markets

Old Bus Depot Markets – Designer Sunday

Markets

18 Nov 2018 to 17 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

Here’s a new reason to visit the markets – our new Designer Sunday. This monthly event, held on the third...

Audience in seating

The Vinyl Lounge at NFSA

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event Concert or Performance

7 Jun 2019 to 6 Dec 2019

Price from: Free

Bring along your favourite records, share your music stories and hear what’s spinning on the NFSA’s turntables. The ultimate listening...

#UDHRquiltproject

#UDHRquiltproject

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

25 Oct 2018 to 30 Jun 2020

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The #UDHRQuiltProject features never before seen work from a global craftivism project. Stitching in local and global stories; see the...

Australian flag

Australia Day in the Capital

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

26 Jan 2020

Price from: Free

Sit back and relax as the perfect live soundtrack fills the air at Regatta Point. Justice Crew will headline the...

Frank Hurley and Maslyn Williams looking out over the Kidron Valley

Pilgrimage: Hurley in the Middle East

Exhibition and Shows

8 Mar 2019 to 25 Aug 2019

Price from: Free

Before the world knew cloth there was tapa, or barkcloth, which worked its way into the heart of human interactions...

Fob watch belonging to Henry Lawson

Treasures Gallery

Exhibition and Shows

8 Mar 2019 to 31 Mar 2020

Price from: Free

Experience some of the nation's most precious treasures and stories in this permanent exhibition at the National Library. Recently refreshed...

ActewAGL Llewellyn Three

Canberra Symphony Orchestra – ActewAGL Llewellyn Three

Concert or Performance

21 Aug 2019 to 22 Aug 2019

Price from: $29.00

Australian pianist Andrea Lam showcases her incredible talents with Russian composer-pianist Sergei Rachmaninov’s formidable First Piano Concerto.Lam made her concerto...

Recital Four

Canberra Symphony Orchestra – Recital Four

Concert or Performance

20 Oct 2019

Price from: $29.00

The Recital Series is a relaxed, informal, and intimate performance with our guest soloists. Each one-hour concert is programmed by...

Participants on the Behind the scenes tour

Behind the Scenes tours at Parliament House

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 Apr 2019 to 31 Aug 2019

Price from: $20.00

Discover the stories behind the building on a special tour of Parliament House. Learn how the building's impressive architecture is...

CSO Renewal

Canberra Symphony Orchestra – Renewal

Concert or Performance

31 Oct 2019

Price from: $29.00

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s incredible Artist in Focus, oboist Diana Doherty, takes centre stage in Renewal alongside the Zephira Quintet...

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