10 – ANU Toddler’s Prom

A concert for children aged 2-8 that gives kids a chance to experience music performed by a live ensemble in a fun and interactive way, including the opportunity to conduct a real orchestra or try a musical instrument. There’ll be plenty of well-known tunes to get everyone up on their feet!

Sunday October 15, doors open 12pm for a 12:30pm start

Ainslie Arts Centre, Elouera St, Braddon


Cost: $7.26 – $27.12



9 – Capital All Ford Day

Ford lovers unite! There’ll be plenty to see and do at the Capital All Ford Day at its new location! There’ll be a Show N Shine, category trophies, kids entertainment, trade stalls, prizes and refreshments!

Sunday October 15 from 9am

Queanbeyan Showgrounds, Glebe Ave


Cost: free entry for spectators



8 – Strictly Ballroom the Musical

Watch the 1992 film come to life in this spectacular musical by the Canberra Philharmonic Society! It tells the story of a championship ballroom dancer who defies the rules and follows his heart, to end up finding his true calling and his true love. It features songs like “Love is in the Air”, “Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps” and “Time After Time”. Listen carefully and you’ll also hear a surprise cameo by one of the film’s original stars! Tickets will sell quickly, so book now!

October 12 – October 28

Erindale Theatre, McBryde Cres, Wanniassa


Cost: $25-$55




7 – UC Capitals vs Melbourne

The UC Capitals kicked off their season with back to back wins, let’s cheer them to their 3rd straight victory! Our girls are back at their new home again this week, and they’d love nothing more than to play in front of a packed crowd.

Sunday October 15 3pm

Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre


Cost: Adult $21, Junior $11, Concession $16, Family $53



6 – Gundaroo Music Festival

Be part of this celebration of music with 12 hours of non-stop entertainment. There’ll also be a fireworks display, wine tasting, food stalls, local arts and crafts, a kids zone, mechanical bull, roaming entertainment and more! The Superjesus will perform as the headline act. Raising funds to help those dealing with Motor Neurone Disease.

Saturday October 14 10am-10pm

70 Cork St, Gundaroo

Saturday 23 October 2021 10am – 10pm

Cost: Adult $30, Concession $20, Family $70, kids under 11 are free



5 – Oktoberfest Parklands

Don your lederhosen or dirndl and celebrate Oktoberfest like never before! Enjoy a lakeside celebration of the world’s largest beer and food festival with Craft Beer Halls, Bavarian Food Truck Village, Oompah bands, DJs, traditional dancers, side show alley and lots of other entertainment! Think kranski, pork knuckles, pretzels and steins of beer!

Saturday October 14 12pm-10pm

Parliamentary Triangle


Cost: $55.33



4 – Festa Italiana

Experience all things Italian, celebrate the culture and check out the wonderful grounds of the Italian Embassy. Enjoy traditional food and drinks, music and entertainment!

Sunday October 15 11am-4pm

Italian Embassy Gardens, 78 National Cct, Deakin


Cost: free entry



3 – Canberra Vikings vs Sydney Rays

Head along to support not only the Canberra Vikings against the Sydney Rays but also a good cause! As part of the charity round, the Vikings are supporting the Leukaemia Foundation by fundraising and raising awareness on game day, so be sure to keep an eye out for the donation buckets! Post-match, the littlies will also get the chance to run on the field and meet their favourite player.

Sunday October 15 – Act Veterans Rugby Club v Australian Parliamentary Sporting Club XV curtain raiser kicks off at 12:30pm with the main game at 2:30pm

4 Amsinck St, Viking Park, Wanniassa


Cost: Tickets are $12 & under-18 year old’s are free



2 – Tennis Carnivale

Get involved in free coaching clinics for juniors and adults! There’ll also be heaps of other activities like a giant slide, face painting, a BBQ, jumping castles, a speed serving competition, sideshow alley, as well as a showcase of the latest tennis equipment. Court hire is free throughout the event! Come dressed as your favourite player! Help support Ronald McDonald House Canberra.

Saturday October 14 1pm -4pm

Weston Creek Tennis Club, Dillon Close, Weston


Cost: free!



1 – Floriade

There’s heaps to see and do during the last weekend of Floriade 2017. One of the highlights being ‘Dogs Day Out’ where visitors can bring their pooches to sniff the tulips, roll in the grass and have fun with other dogs. You and your furry friend can check out the photo booth, Pooch Café and Dogs’ Day Out Market, all while enjoying the flowers and sunshine!

September 16 – October 15 10am-7pm

Commonwealth Park, Canberra


Cost: free entry!

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