10 – Flying Fruit Fly Circus

Check out this exciting new family show and meet the play-loving kids who live behind a junkyard! Australia’s world famous national youth circus has had sell-out seasons in Sydney and Melbourne. Watch as they transform household trash into a magical landscape of thrilling circus adventure! JUNK features jaw-dropping acrobatics, magical shadow puppetry and amazing circus stunts from kids as young as 10! Limited tickets left.

April 7, 11am & 2:30pm

Canberra Theatre, London Cct, Civic

https://canberratheatrecentre.com.au/show/junk/#

Cost: standard ticket $35

 

9 – Cerebral Palsy Alliance Ignite Walk

Experience Canberra in a whole new light at night and be wowed by live entertainment, neon light installations and music as you glow in the dark! Choose from two distances: 5km Family Bridge to Bridge or 21km Halfie Dusk to Dark Walk. Grab a bite to eat from the food stalls, indulge in glow in the dark fairy floss and get your face painted with glow in the dark face paint!

April 7, 4pm-10pm

Patrick White Lawns, Parkes

https://www.ignitewalk.com.au/

Cost: Registration starts from $40

 

8 – Canberra District Wine Week

With more than 40 events hosted in Canberra and the surrounding region, this is something not to be missed! There’ll be wine tastings, wine dinners, grape stomping, winemaker meet and greets, wine trivia, a sparkling wine event, art exhibitions, scarecrow making, live music in the vines and more!

April 5 – 15

Various locations across the Canberra region

http://www.canberrawines.com.au/

Cost: check website for details

 

7 – Braidwood Rodeo

Are you tough enough to wear pink? Braidwood Rodeo Club is supporting the Pink Ribbon Foundation. See the cowboys and cowgirls try their luck with the bulls, broncs and barrels. A great day out for the whole family – just an hour from Canberra! There’ll also be market and food stalls, a full car, camping, live music, dinner and dancing. An action packed outing!

April 7, 7:30am-11:30pm

Braidwood Showground, Kings Highway

https://www.facebook.com/Braidwood-Rodeo-483349421725306/

Cost: check Facebook event

 

6 – Brumbies vs Reds

It’s another big derby round in the Australian conference as the Reds come to Canberra to compete for the Rod Macqueen Cup! Last season, the Brumbies saw off the Reds in convincing style as we claimed the Australian title. Will it be more of the same this year or will Brad Thorn and his team claim victory? Also cheer on the Brumbies women as they take on WA in the Super W pre-match.

April 7, kick off at 7:45pm

GIO Stadium, Battye St, Bruce

www.brumbies.com.au

Cost: $26.55 adult general admission

 

5 – Canberra Walking Festival

The 27th Canberra Two Day Walk aims to foster and promote walking as a worthwhile, fun activity. Participants may walk one or both days, choosing their distance(s) from set routes. Saturday’s walk is around Lake Burley Griffin and Sunday’s walk is along the Centenary Trail.

April 7 – 8

Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth Ave, Canberra

http://aussiewalk.com.au/cwf/

Cost: $25 for a one day adult ticket purchase online (check website for full list of prices)

 

4 – Kick 2 Kick 4 a Cause

Help raise money for Menslink while taking part in an unofficial world record attempt for the longest ever game of kick to kick. The goal is a continuous 24 hours! The community will be invited to participate. It’s all about encouraging men to come together, talk and share what they’re going through.

April 7, 2:10pm

Deakin sports fields, Makin Place

https://www.kick4acause.net/

Cost: check website for details

 

3 – National Dinosaur Museum’s 25th Birthday Party

To celebrate this milestone, the Museum’s throwing a big party over the whole weekend! With extended opening hours, free entry for kids and exciting events each day, it’ll be great fun for the whole family! Questacon’s DinoScience Show will also be there!

April 7 – 8

National Dinosaur Museum, 6 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls

https://www.facebook.com/events/539295516456995/

Cost: Tickets for the DinoScience Show are $5

 

2 – The Forage

Enjoy street food by local cafes, food trucks, wineries and breweries! A chance to showcase local businesses and the deliciousness they create. Among them, Get Crackin’s delicious crème brulees! There’s something for everyone including the kids, so grab some friends and get amongst Canberra’s best street party!

April 7, 2pm – 7pm

Little National Hotel Canberra, National Cct, Barton

www.theforage.com.au

Cost: free entry

 

1 – Canberra Airport Open Day

See planes of all shapes and sizes from the past and present, including aircraft from Qantas, QantasLink, Virgin Australia and the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, as well as Charlie the helicopter. Check out thrilling aerobatic displays, great food, and entertainment and kids rides/activities!

April 8, 9am – 3pm

Canberra Airport

https://www.canberraairport.com.au/travellers/latest-news/canberra-airport-open-day-2018/