10 – Family Fun and Market Day

Reid Early Childhood Centre will open their sheds to sell children’s play and educational equipment such as wooden play kitchens and laundry, prams, foam mats and blocks, storage items, screens, and of course lots of toys, clothes and books. There’ll also be handmade items, crafts and plants on sale, as well as a sausage sizzle, International food stalls, a bake stall, and lots of entertainment like face painting and henna tattoos. Buy a raffle ticket to win some great prizes!

Saturday November 16, 10am – 2pm

Reid Early Childhood Centre


Cost: free


9 – Busy Hands Festival

A celebration of all things handmade! Check out the variety of artworks, handmade items and plants for sale. There’ll be Devonshire tea, coffee, a cake stall and sausage sizzle! Perfect for Christmas gifts and meeting artists with and without an intellectual disability.

Saturday November 16, 10am – 2pm

38 Colbee Court, Phillip


Cost: gold coin entry


8 – A Day in the Parc

Check out the Parc Apartments in Macquarie and enjoy a day full of fun activities! There’ll be live music, jumping castles, face painting, balloon modelling, a coffee van, giant games, free BBQ, scavenger hunt and more. There’s also plenty of prizes to be won, including all day slide passes to Big Splash! Proudly supporting Camp Quality!

Saturday November 16, 11am – 2pm

Parc Apartments and Villas


Cost: free


7 – Festival Indonesia

Festival Indonesia is a yearly program hosted by Indonesian Embassy in Canberra featuring Indonesian food stalls, live cultural performances, art and cultural exhibitions, an art workshop/demo, as well as the kids corner and photo booth. A chance to enjoy delicious food and immerse yourself in the culture!

Saturday November 16, 10:30am – 4pm

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia


Cost: free entry


6 – Black Mountain School Fete and Bricks Display

Enjoy a fun filled day raising money for teenagers with disability in the ACT. There’ll be lots of Lego, classic and vintage cars, live music, circus skill workshops, netball, NDIS providers, face painting, raffle, silent auction, games, plants, art and craft, second hand goods, hampers, lots of food and more! Raising money for teenagers with disability at Black Mountain School.

Saturday November 16, 10am – 2pm

Black Mountain School



5 – Canberra Cavalry

The Cavalry are set to host a double header of exhibition matches including an international friendly, this weekend at the MIT Ballpark, in what will be the final dress rehearsal before the ABL season commences. The Cavs will face the Sydney Blue Sox on Saturday and the following day will host the SK Wyverns. It’ll be the first time the Wyverns or any Korean team have played our guys in Canberra!

Saturday November 16 at 5pm and Sunday November 17 at 3pm

MIT Ballpark


Cost: $10 for both games


4 – Big Spring Picnic in Haig Park

Enjoy a beautiful day outdoors as Haig Park comes to life with four distinct areas to experience. There’ll be pets, pizza, piano and pinot near Froggatt St in Turner, a kids play area near McCaughey St, dance and picnic market at the top of Lonsdale St in Braddon, as well as soul and social sports near Torrens St. Rally the troops and take those picnic blankets! Enjoy the best Spring has to offer in Canberra in a beautiful setting.

Sunday November 17, 12pm – 5pm

Haig Park


Cost: free


3 – Canberra United vs Perth Glory

Cheer on Canberra United as they kick off their W-league campaign on Sunday at McKellar Park against last year’s grand finalists, Perth Glory! Salvation Army volunteers will be accepting donations from fans, to go towards those affected by the NSW and QLD bushfires.

Sunday November 17, 4pm

McKellar Park


Cost: check website for details


2 – YES!Fest

Celebrate LGBTIQ+ love and equality at Canberra’s annual equality street festival, taking over Lonsdale Street! Dance along to the incredible line-up of performers including Felicia Foxx, Ellen Reed, The Huxleys and many more! Check out the best local and interstate LGBTIQ+ performers across three stages, including the rainbow roundabout! There’ll also be vogue dancers and DJs, food trucks, art, comedy, competitions, the list goes on!
Saturday November 16 from 3pm

Lonsdale Street, Braddon


Cost: free


1 – SouthFest

SouthFest will again bring life to the streets, laneways and lake foreshore on the Tuggeranong Town Centre! Over 200 businesses, community organisations and groups, schools, sports clubs, service providers, performers and volunteers have come together for this big event! It’s all about showcasing local business and talent, making community connections and bringing everyone together for a day of celebration, food, activity and entertainment!

Saturday November 16, 10am – 3pm

Tuggeranong Town Centre


Cost: free

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