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Canberra Events

Events in Canberra (check each event for specific dates)

  • January 26th - Australia Day - on the lawns outside Parliament House, Australia hosts a major concert and the announcement of the Australian of the Year awards

  • February - National Multicultural Festival

  • February - Royal Canberra Show

  • March 12th - Celebrate Canberra - Canberra's birthday, a 10-day annual festival of art, theatre, dance, film, music, fireworks, food and wine, and more

  • Easter - National Folk Festival

  • April - Canberra International Chamber Music Festival - held over 10 days in historic settings

  • April - Canberra Rally - 3-day event of stunts, fireworks and skydiving

  • Early June - Canberra 400 - V8 supercars around the streets of the city

  • August - Australian Science Festival

  • September - Antiques and Collectibles Annual Fair

  • September-October - Floriade - flower festival

  • October - SpringOUT - gay and lesbian festival held over three weeks

  • October - Oktoberfest - authentic German fun, food and beer

  • mid-November - Snowy River Festival and Trout Challenge

  • November - Classical Jazz and Ragtime Festival

  • December - Carols in the Park - Christmas carols with well-known Australian singers

  • December 31st - New Years Eve - fireworks, parades, street entertainment and food stalls

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