10 – Disney Classics Film Festival

The old school Disney classics are coming to the big screen until March 18 at Event Cinemas in Manuka! The Festival features all the favourites, including 101 Dalmatians, Bambi, Dumbo and The Lion King. This weekend, Bambi will be screened! Tickets are just $8, so why not head along for some nostalgia and tunes!

February 14 – March 18

Event Cinemas, Manuka


Cost: $8



9 – Wrestleclash

Canberra’s been chosen to host this premier interactive event, set to make it’s return for one night only! Wrestleclash will aim to bring the very best of Australian wrestling under one roof, including a national championship match with Crofty and Elliot Sexton! This is an all-ages event.

March 3, 7pm-10pm

Canberra Southern Cross Club, Woden


Cost: check website for details



8 – Final Charity Garage Sale

After 4 and a half years, the Charity Garage Sales are closing the door with a final sale this weekend! Find a bargain for all the family with a huge range of baby, kids, adult and household items at reduced prices. All proceeds help fund projects in poor communities.

March 3, 8am-12pm

5 O’Grady Place, Wanniassa


Cost: pay for what your purchase!



7 – A Day at the Lake

A great chance for Canberrans to learn about the little things we can do to stay safe while having fun in the water! There’ll be live entertainment, face painting, jumping castles, a surf n slide, interactive water safety demonstrations, supervised free swim, BBQ lunch, free CPR awareness training, a water playzone, aqua aerobics, prizes and the Royal Life Saving ACT DUCK DERBY!

March 4, 10am-2pm

Lake Burley Griffin – Black Mountain Peninsula


Cost: free entry!



6 – Government House Open Day

Enjoy a fun day out for the whole family! Tour the historic Government House residence and have a picnic on the lawn. For those unable to make this one, a second Open Day is scheduled for the 6th of October!

March 3, 11am-2pm

Government House, Dunrossil Dr, Canberra


Cost: free!



5 – Chinese Lantern Festival

A true cultural experience – check out the Lantern Parade along the shores of Lake Burley Griffin! Take your own lantern or buy one there – there is judging for the best hand-made ones. There’ll also be performances by folk dancers, Lion Dance and martial arts. Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening by the lake! In case of rain, the Festival will move to Lancaster Hall in Forrest.

March 3, 6pm-8:15pm

Beijing Garden, Flynn Dr, Yarralumla


Cost: free!



4 – Queanbeyan Multicultural Festival

If you’re sad the Canberra Multicultural Festival is over, never fear, you can enjoy all the culture and vibrancy just across the border, at the Queanbeyan Multicultural Festival! There’ll be a huge range of street food, live music, markets, cultural activities and the Kids Fringe Festival! You can even get a sneak peak of some of the acts at the Music by the River event on Saturday night!

March 4, 10am-4pm

Queanbeyan Town Park, Lowe St


Cost: free!



3 – Tuggeranong SES Unit Open Day

Help celebrate the grand opening of the new facility for the Tuggeranong SES Unit! It’ll be a family fun day filled with kids activities, trucks, food and the chance to learn more about how the SES work with all emergency services to keep the Canberra community safe!

March 3, 10am-2pm

51 Johnson Dr, Calwell


Cost: free!



2 – Goulburn Show

Roll up! Roll up! It’s show time! There’ll be something for everything with rides, side shows, showbags, pavilion entries, entertainment, displays, animals big and small and great food! Head along for a fun family day out while also supporting local businesses.

March 3, 9am-5pm & March 4, 9am-4pm

Goulburn Recreational Area Showground


Cost: Family $30 per day, Adult $15, Concession $5, Children 17 and under $5, preschool aged are free!



1 – Enlighten Festival

Enlighten transforms Canberra into a hive of activity with a jam-packed program of free and ticketed events! Visitors will see stunning large-scale projections on some of the capital’s iconic buildings, with roving entertainers, art installations, live music and dazzling performances. You can also get amongst all the deliciousness at the Night Noodles Markets, showcasing the best street food!

March 2 – 18

Various locations around Canberra

Enlighten Festival

Cost: check website for details

Leave a Reply