10 – Chifley Preschool Spring Fair

Head along to the Chifley Preschool Spring Fair for some family fun! There’ll be activities for the kids including a jumping castle, face painting and a visit from the fire truck as well as cakes, second-hand books and toys, a coffee cart and sausage sizzle. There will also be a silent auction with heaps of great prizes up for grabs!

Sunday September 15, 10am – 1pm

Chifley Preschool


Cost: free


9 – Sri Lankan Food Fair

Do you love traditional Sri Lankan food, or have always wanted to try it? Then visit the Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple in Kambah this weekend for a delicious Food Festival. Take your appetite and enjoy a lunch of hoppers & egg hoppers, thosa, samosa, rice and curries, short-eats, pan rolls, wade and much more! There will also be free tea and coffee.

Saturday September 14, 11am – 2:30pm

30 Jenke Cct, Kambah



8 – Dreamworks Animation: The Exhibition

Go behind the scenes of DreamWorks Animation’s most popular films. Join your favourite characters — Shrek, Toothless and Po — in a rare glimpse into the studios collaborative, artistic and visionary approach to animation. Explore more than 400 objects from the studio’s archive, including original artworks, storyboards and scale-models, as well as immersive and interactive digital experiences.

September 12 – February 2

National Museum of Australia


Cost: Adult $20, Concession $16, Child $12, Family $50, Museum Friend $14, MKids free


7 – Australian Cool Climate Wine Show

The Australian Cool Climate Wine Show is dedicated to benchmarking the unique wine styles produced from Australia’s cool climate wine regions. Take part in a public tasting journey through sparkling, Riesling, Traminer, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Semillon, Rosé, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Shiraz Viognier and dessert wines. Or indulge at the Long Table Luncheon and be there when the 2019 winners are announced!
Saturday September 14, 11am – 4:30pm

Murrumbateman Recreation Hall


Cost: check website for details


6 – Lifeline Bookfair

Help raise money for Lifeline Canberra’s local crisis support service, by buying some great books at bargain prices! There’s a range of fiction and non-fiction books, including rare books and collectables, children’s books, textbooks and foreign language books. You’ll also find magazines and pamphlets, sheet music, comics, maps and atlases, talking books, records and CDs, DVDs, games and jigsaws.

September 13 – 15

Exhibition Park


Cost: gold coin donation entry


5 – Canberra Vikings vs Brisbane City

The Canberra Vikings hope for a strong crowd at their first home clash of the NRC season! Our guys are coming off the back of a loss to Queensland Country – their first loss of the season. Head to Viking Park and help cheer our guys to victory!

Saturday September 14, 2pm – 4pm

Viking Park


Cost: free


4 – Canberra Moon Festival

This year’s Canberra Moon Festival is bigger and better than ever! This year’s theme is ‘one community, one world, one big family’. Over 3 days, enjoy professional and community performances, a disco night, exotic and local food and drink stalls and family friendly activities. There’ll also be plenty of surprising wow factors!

September 13 – 15

City Walk Centre


Cost: free entry


3 – Snow Dogs at Corin Forest

Corin Forest welcomes our four-legged friends back to the snow this year! Pooches and their owners can frolic in the snow and enjoy the Spring sunshine. It’s very popular, so if you’re keen to get involved, you’ll need to book quick!

Saturday September 14 and Sunday September 15

Corin Forest


Cost: check website for details


2 – Raiders vs Storm in XD

Watch the mighty green machine take on the Melbourne Storm in Week 1 of the NRL finals on the big screen! Take your flags and wear your Raiders gear, to cheer on the boys in their m arch towards the Grand Final!

Saturday September 14, 4:45pm for a 5:30pm kick-off

Limelight Cinemas, Tuggeranong


Cost: free entry but RSVP is essential


1 – Floriade

Floriade is a diverse, ever expanding program of music, cultural celebrations, food and wine, horticultural workshops, market traders, artistic displays, entertainment and recreational activities. With over one million blooms on display, Floriade is the perfect place to experience the beauty of spring. Head along to celebrate the 32nd year of Floriade with the theme World in Bloom.

September 14 – October 13

Commonwealth Park


Cost: free entry

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