10 – Neville Bonner Market & Book Fair
Check out the range of market stalls, a second hand book fair, live entertainment, raffle, reptile display, jumping castle, face painting, BBQ and food stalls, a hot air balloon (weather permitting), garden stall and much more! Head along to join in the fun!
June 16, 11am – 3pm
Neville Bonner Primary School
9 – Bags, Beauty & Bling
If you love your bags then this one’s for you! Check out the auction of celebrity and designer handbags, with other bags on sale too, like pre-loved bags, handbags, travel bags, evening, vintage and backpacks. Leather and diamante, fur and fabulous – all at great prices! Canberra’s top beauty retailers, crafters and jewellery makers will be there for the event supporting Palliative Care ACT.
June 16, 10am – 3pm
Holy Trinity School
Cost: free entry
8 – Tanya Hennessy book signing
Former HIT104.7 breakfast announcer Tanya Hennessy is back in the capital to promote her first book – ‘Am I Doing This Right?’ The YouTube sensation will meet fans and sign copies of the book in Civic. MIX106.3 breakfast announcer Kristen Henry will host the event. Tanya’s YouTube videos have attracted millions of views, so her book is sure to be as equally relatable and hilarious!
June 16, 11am – noon
Robinsons Bookstore, Canberra Centre (Level 1, Monaro Mall)
7 – Canberra Kids Market
The ultimate shopping destination for parents and parents-to-be! Canberra Kids Market is the place to find quality goods for 0-12 year olds at great prices! There’ll be clothes, toys, babycare, prams, cots, strollers, basinettes, car seats, party supplies and more!
June 16, 9am – 12pm
Fitzroy Building, Exhibition Park, Flemington Rd, Mitchell
Cost: Adults $3 entry, kids under 12 are free.
6 – Winter Glass 2018
Winter Glass is a chance for kids and adults to explore the technical world of glass, from design to creation, in a relaxed setting. There’ll be demonstrations, talks, tours, workshops, winter markets, kid’s activities and an adults-only after-dark program! There’s something for everyone with a range of interactive classes for different age groups. Head along for an afternoon of free entertainment or book ahead for one of the paid activities.
June 16, 4pm – 10pm
Canberra Glassworks, 11 Wentworth Ave, Kingston Foreshore
Cost: check website for details (free and ticketed events on offer)
5 – Incredibles 2
A superhero film that kids young and old have been eagerly awaiting the release! It’s the sequel to 2004’s The Incredibles. The plot follows the Parr family as they attempt to put superheroes back in the spotlight while dealing with normal life, only to combat a new foe who seeks to turn the general public against all supers. Several of the original actors voice their characters, with some new voices too.
At cinemas now
Cost: check with your local cinema for session times and ticket prices
4 – The Truffle Festival
Indulge in a feast for the senses and beat the Canberra chill at the Truffle Festival! Enjoy heavenly truffle creations at local restaurants, cafes, bars and wineries. Be amazed by the talented truffle dogs as they hunt and learn from accomplished chefs at cooking classes and demonstrations. Choose from a range of events!
June 2 – August 31
Cost: check particular event for details
3 – Live screening of France vs Australia Soccer World Cup
Enjoy the big game at the Alliance Francaise de Canberra! There’ll be Petanque, table soccer and juggle tournaments for visitors to test their skills and challenge their friends. The fun starts at 2:30pm with the live streaming of Australia vs France from 8pm. There’ll also be a BBQ, food, drinks and other goodies!
June 16, 2:30pm – 11pm
Alliance Francaise de Canberra, 66 McCaughey Street, Turner
2 – Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
Australia’s largest comedy festival is coming to Canberra! The Roadshow has it all with stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song. The line-up for this year includes Bob Franklin as MC, Andy Saunders, Bev Killick, Daniel Fernandes and Nath Valvo. Get ready for plenty of big belly laughs!
June 16, 8pm
Canberra Theatre, London Cct, Civic
1 – A Pooch Affair
More than 1,000 dogs and 3,000 people are expected to flock to Exhibition Park for this ultimate doggie day out! The event will feature a Doggie Mall, demonstrations, a Tough Mutt Challenge, a Paws and Pose photo booth, High Tea with Dogs, a doggie pamper station, a Doggie Diner serving puppicinos, celebrity dog appearances, presentations on a range of pup-related topics, fun competitions and stacks of entertainment. There’ll also be prizes for best dressed pup, keeping with the Denim and Diamonds theme.
June 16, 10am – 4pm
Exhibition Park, Flemington Rd, Mitchell
Cost: Entry tickets available at the door. Adults $15, Children under 12 are free and dogs are a gold coin donation