10 – Cambodian Food Fair
Enjoy a wide array of traditional Cambodian street food! There’ll be market stalls, live music, displays and dance demonstrations too. Immerse yourself in the Cambodian culture! Everyone’s welcome.
March 31 from 11am till late
Buddhist Temple, 1 Ross Smith Cres, Scullin
Cost: free admission
9 – F-Truck Round Up
The show is open to all F series Ford trucks and broncos with free entry for cars and spectators! It’ll be the biggest All F series show ever held in Australia with miniature trains also on display taking passengers around the show. Food and drinks available.
March 31, 12pm-5pm
End of Jerrabomberra Ave, Symonston
Cost: free entry
8 – Skye Park National Carriage Driving Championships
Enjoy a family day out in the country over Easter! Experience a carriage driving spectacular including Dressage, Marathon and Cones events. There’ll be food and coffee with great cakes, sandwiches and drinks. Situated on the Kings Highway between Bungendore and Braidwood.
March 30 – April 1
“Witwood”, 8903 Kings Highway, Mulloon, NSW
Cost: free for spectators
7 – Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit has made the jump from the beloved Beatrix Potter storybook character to the big screen! This film tells the classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden. A great film to take the kids to over the Easter long weekend!
At cinemas now
Various locations around Canberra including Hoyts, Event Cinemas, Limelight Cinemas & Palace Electric
Cost: check cinema for ticket prices
6 – National Folk Festival
This year, there’s more than 900 hours of entertainment across 20 stages. Whether it be music, dancing, food or other fun activities, there’s heaps to see and do! The line-up includes 27 international acts who’ve come to Canberra to perform. Highlights include Scottish powerhouse Elephant Sessions and Aussie girl group All Our Exes Live in Texas.
March 29 – April 2
Exhibition Park, Flemington Rd, Mitchell
Cost: check website for full list of ticket prices
5 – Easter events
There’s plenty happening around Canberra to celebrate all things Easter – including the Tuggeranong Lions Easter Egg Hunt, the Adults Only Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Sunday at the Hall Markets, an Easter Eggstravaganza, the Great Corin Forest Easter Egg Hunt and more! Take the kids out for a whole lot of fun – you might even catch the Easter bunny!
Various times & locations around Canberra
Check the Community Switch or Google which event you’re interested in to find out more!
4 – Holden Nationals Show ‘n’ Shine
From Nationals HQ the cars will drive in convoys to Hall Showground. There’ll be food vendors and shuttle buses to nearby shops. Everyone’s invited to check out the range off FE and FC Holdens – some of the top show cars from across the country!
March 31, 10am – 3pm
Hall Showground, Gladstone St, Hall
3 – Cartier Exhibition
It’s all glitz and glamour at the National Gallery’s Cartier Exhibition. Check out the 300+ pieces, including the famous tiara Kate Middleton wore at her wedding, Grace Kelly’s engagement ring and Elizabeth Taylor’s ruby and diamond necklace! It’s the most significant jewellery collection to ever visit Australia.
March 30 – July 22
National Gallery of Australia
Cost: Adult $27 (check website for full range of prices)
2 – Brumbies vs Waratahs
The Brumbies will welcome their arch rivals the NSW Waratahs to GIO Stadium for a big Super Rugby clash, with the Dan Vickerman Cup up for grabs. Don’t miss out on what’s sure to be an epic encounter and help cheer our guys to victory!
March 31, kick off at 6:45pm
GIO Stadium, Battye St, Bruce
Cost: $26.55 adult general admission
1 – The Great Easter Egg Trail
17,000 Easter eggs will be on offer – the most in the event’s history! Join the thousands of families as they explore the Museum of Australian Democracy while solving clues and cracking codes. There’ll be activities in the courtyards, a BBQ and loads of yummy eggs!
April 1, 8am-1:30pm
Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
Cost: free (bookings essential)