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Canberra Memory Walk & Jog

Community Event

24 Feb 2019

Price from: $0.00

Dementia Australia is excited to kick-start the 2019 Memory Walk & Jog season in the nation’s capital, returning to the...

PlayUP

PlayUP: The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

15 Dec 2018 to 30 Apr 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...

Lights! Canberra! Action! at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

8 Mar 2019

Price from: Free

Filmmakers are given a list of ten items to include in their movie, with only ten days to shoot, edit...

Two horses crossing the finish line

Laminex Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

23 Aug 2019

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Fields of Love: Enlighten at the NGA

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

1 Mar 2019

Price from: Free

Come and immerse yourself in a free after-hours event at the NGA. The highlight of the event will be a...

Fireworks over Lake Burley Griffin

Skyfire at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

16 Mar 2019

Price from: Free

Skyfire 2018 delivers a magnificent display of fireworks set to a soundtrack simultaneously broadcast on Hit 104.7. Canberra lights up...

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...

Paper lanterns on stalks against night sky with small campfire

Canberra and Region Heritage Festival

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

13 Apr 2019 to 5 May 2019

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The 2019 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival will be 23 days of celebration for the region's Aboriginal, historic and natural...

Dame Dorothy Tagney & Dame Enid Lyons

Breaking Through: 75 years of women in parliament

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

29 Aug 2018 to 28 Aug 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...

Horses racing on the track in front of a crowded stand

Koomarri Charity Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

18 Oct 2019

Price from: Free

Enjoy a great afternoon of horse racing in the nation's capital on one of the best tracks in the country...

Crowd watch as the horses cross the finish line

Illuminating Solutions Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

6 Sep 2019

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Twelfth Night

Shakespeare by the Lakes II – Twelfth Night – Matinee and Evening Show Glebe Park

Community Event Concert or Performance

20 Feb 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

Price from: Free

Plan to be in Canberra to take up the opportunity to see a free, outdoor performance of Twelfth Night, directed...

Life Through the Lens

Life Through the Lens – Photographic Display

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

11 Feb 2019 to 31 May 2019

Price from: Free

This photographic display highlights just a few of the 3,000 Commonwealth documentaries and educational short films in the Film Australia...

Phoenix Collective

The Baroque Bizzare – Phoenix Collective

Community Event Concert or Performance

9 May 2019

Price from: $15.00

Phoenix Collective’s Baroque Trio concert Excitement & Flair received audience accolades praising its diverse program and uniqueness of sound colour....

Phoenix Collective

Ye Olde England – Phoenix Collective

Community Event Concert or Performance

21 Nov 2019

Price from: $15.00

Royal College of Music (London) graduate, Christian Lillicrap teams up again with Violinist, Dan Russell for a recital from Ye...

Audience in seating

The Vinyl Lounge at NFSA

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

1 Dec 2017 to 5 Jul 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...

Sarah Snook as Gertrude 'Trudy' Pratt

NFSA The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

18 Apr 2019 to 18 Aug 2019

Price from: $7.00

From 1950s Dungatar to 2019 Canberra, the original costumes from the hit film The Dressmaker will be on display at...

David Stratton

David Stratton introduces his film A Cinematic Life

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

2 Mar 2019

Price from: $10.00

Meet David Stratton, one of the world's most experienced film critics, in a free Q&A at the NFSA!David will introduce...

Eliza Ault-Connell and son Jensen

Changing Lives with Science

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

19 Feb 2019 to 10 Dec 2019

Price from: $15.00

The 2019 Canberra Speaker Series held across the year at the iconic Shine Dome. Throughout this series listen to remarkable...

Racing

Sponsors Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

7 Feb 2020

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

you choose how you want to sail off the building

Canberra PCYC – Plunge

Community Event

25 Oct 2018 to 24 Mar 2019

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For the first time ever in the ACT, up to 400 people will be able to Abseil or Zipline off...

Crowd observing a horse race at Thoroughbred Park

Super Saturday – Canberra Outlet Centre Charity Race Day proudly supporting Marymead

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

23 Mar 2019

Price from: Free

Enjoy a great afternoon of horse racing in the nation's capital on one of the best tracks in the country...

Racing

Members Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

10 Jan 2020

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Racing in the capital

Sponsors Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

29 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

Enjoy a great afternoon of horse racing in the nation's capital on one of the best tracks in the country...

Two race horses battle for first place

North Canberra Bears Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

12 Jul 2019

Price from: Free

Enjoy a great afternoon of horse racing in the nation's capital on one of the best tracks in the country...

#UDHRquiltproject

#UDHRquiltproject

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

25 Oct 2018 to 30 Jun 2019

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

Racing

Sponsors Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

24 Jan 2020

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Red lanterns hanging

Chinese Lantern Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

23 Feb 2019

Price from: Free

This year the Australia China Friendship Society will hold the Lantern Festival at the Beijing Garden, Flynn Drive, Yarralumla.There will...

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...

Comedy Show

ONGALS: Babbling Comedy

Community Event Concert or Performance

8 Nov 2018 to 8 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

The ONGALS: Babbling Comed is coming to Canberra!The Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Korean Cultural Centre Australia are...

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...

After Dark: Ghost Hunters Tour

After Dark: Ghost Hunters Tour

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

21 Feb 2019

Price from: $29.00

Stand up, make up, think up and step up at the brand new PlayUP at the Museum of Australian Democracy....

Racing

Sponsors Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

17 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

photo of Culture Loop branded bus

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...

Icon Water presents A Day At The Lake hosted by Royal Life Saving ACT

Community Event

3 Mar 2019

Price from: Free

Come along and reconnect with Canberra’s most well-known aquatic location –Lake Burley Griffith- and all the activities it has to...

Four ladies dressed for the races enjoying champagne

Xmas Party Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

29 Nov 2019

Price from: Free

Enjoy a great afternoon of horse racing in the nation's capital on one of the best tracks in the country...

National Multicultural Festival

Community Event Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

15 Feb 2019 to 17 Feb 2019

Price from: Free

Eat, drink, laugh and dance around the world at the 2019 National Multicultural Festival. Celebrate difference, share traditions and see...

En Route

In Conversation with Choreographer and Filmmaker Sue Healey – BOLD Festival

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

15 Mar 2019

Price from: $10.00

Choreographer and filmmaker Sue Healey discusses and shows some of her recent work including En Route, a major commission from...

Phoenix Collective

Love, Life & Death – Phoenix Collective

Community Event Concert or Performance

7 Mar 2019

Price from: $15.00

The Phoenix Quartet is Central Coast NSW’s premier string quartet, launched by Charmian Gadd at Crossroads Festival where they performed...

Participants at 2018 MS Walk + Fun Run

2019 MS Walk + Fun Run

Community Event

31 Mar 2019

Price from: Not Available

A carefully curated day out – the MS Walk + Fun Run is a combination of the classic fun run...

Racing

Preview Day

Community Event Sporting Events

21 Feb 2019

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Ladies in Black

Angourie Rice and director Bruce Beresford to launch festival of his films at NFSA

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

15 Feb 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

Price from: $10.00

Drawing on the NFSA collection for a season of works from one the most consistent and celebrated Australian directors. Mr...

Racing

Marymead Charity Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

21 Mar 2020

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Government House, Canberra with views over Lake Burley Griffin to Black Mountain and the ranges

Government House Open Day Autumn 2019

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

16 Mar 2019

Price from: Free

Open Day at Government House enables you to go beyond the gates and explore the house and gardens of Australia’s...

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...

Twelfth Night

Shakespeare by the Lakes II – Twelfth Night – Tuggeranong Town Park

Community Event Concert or Performance

21 Feb 2019 to 22 Feb 2019

Price from: Free

Shakespeare by the Lakes II features "Twelfth Night", directed by acclaimed Shakespeare actor Christopher Stollery. Twelfth Night is one of...

Phoenix Collective

Freedom & Equality – Phoenix Collective

Community Event Concert or Performance

27 Aug 2019

Price from: $15.00

The Phoenix Quartet is Central Coast NSW’s premier string quartet, launched by Charmian Gadd at Crossroads Festival where they performed...

Picture of Koala sitting on branch

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...

Racing

Biggest Punters Competition Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

27 Dec 2019

Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Val Lehman as Bea Smith in Prisoner

NFSA Prisoner: 40th Anniversary with Val Lehman, Amanda Muggleton and Alan Caswell

Community Event Concert or Performance Exhibition and Shows

27 Feb 2019

Price from: $10.00

Join Wentworth Detention Centre’s original top dog, Bea Smith, to celebrate 40 years of the series Prisoner. Star Val Lehman...

Canberra Wedding Fair (CWF)

Canberra Wedding Fair

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

24 Feb 2019

Price from: $0.00

The Canberra Wedding Fair (CWF) is ready to flourish celebrating 10 years in the nation's capital at the Australian Institute...

Australian Running Festival

Australia Running Festival

Community Event

13 Apr 2019 to 14 Apr 2019

Price from: Not Available

The pinnacle event in the Australian running calendar, The Canberra Times Australian Running Festival, presented by Tata Consultancy Services, will...

A child enjoying Reconciliation Day in 2018.

Reconciliation Day 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....

Children's rides

Canberra Day at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

11 Mar 2019

Price from: Free

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

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...

Old Parliament House lit up by Enlighten

Enlighten Festival

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

1 Mar 2019 to 17 Mar 2019

Price from: Not Available

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

Olims 1927

ANZAC Day at Olims Bar and Bistro

Community Event

25 Apr 2019

Price from: Free

Join Mercure Canberra and the Olims Bar and Bistro team this ANZAC day, right down the road from the War...

General view of the Fair in the main hall of the Albert Hall

Canberra’s ACT Autumn Antique and Collectables Fair

Community Event

22 Mar 2019 to 24 Mar 2019

Price from: $8.00

Twenty-four recognised antique dealers will exhibit and will have for sale quality furniture, maps, prints, jewellery, dolls, fine books, china,...

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

Price from: Not Available

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

Wide variety of fresh, seasonal produce being sold.

ANU Farmers Market & Eco Expo

Community Event

22 Feb 2019

Price from: Free

Coordinated as a joint effort by the Australian National University, and the Canberra community, the 2019 ANU Farmers Market will...

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