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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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