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Festivals in Canberra

Cultural, Arts & Educational Festivals in Canberra

The best things to do in the world include attending top-notch festivals in Canberra. Be it a rocking music festival or scrumptious food festival in Canberra, you will have a gala time of your life with a few of your close friends or your family. With the best of fun, entertainment, and food, the experience in festivals lets the enthusiasts immerse in the local culture and vibe. Ranging from the biggest outdoor beach parties to crazy music festivals, the festivals fall under various categories to suit everybody’s tastes. If you are looking for the best events and festivals in Canberra listed on one platform - we have you covered. Immerse yourself in the mega dance festivals, electrifying music festivals, theatre & film festivals, quirky local festivals and more with us!

Upcoming Festivals events in Canberra

  • Nov 15
    ANU Film Group Fri Nov 15 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Nov 19
    National Library of Australia Tue Nov 19 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Nov 20
    ANU College of Business & Economics Wed Nov 20 2019 at 05:30 pm
  • Nov 20
    DESIGN Canberra Wed Nov 20 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Nov 20
    Dendy Cinemas Canberra Wed Nov 20 2019 at 06:30 pm
  • Nov 21
    Forrest, Canberra Thu Nov 21 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Nov 22
    Kambri at ANU Fri Nov 22 2019 at 09:00 am
  • Nov 22
    Canberra Museum and Gallery Fri Nov 22 2019 at 01:00 pm
  • Nov 22
    Canberra Museum and Gallery Fri Nov 22 2019 at 01:00 pm
  • Nov 22
    Civic Square Fri Nov 22 2019 at 05:30 pm
  • Nov 22
  • Nov 22
    Smith's Alternative Fri Nov 22 2019 at 09:30 pm
  • Nov 23
    Kippax Fair Shopping Centre, Hardwick Crescent, HOLT Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2615 Sat Nov 23 2019 at 08:30 am
  • Nov 23
    Civic Square Sat Nov 23 2019 at 09:00 am
  • Nov 23
    Gorman Arts Centre Sat Nov 23 2019 at 02:00 pm
  • Nov 24
    Stromlo Forest Park Sun Nov 24 2019 at 06:00 am
  • Nov 24
    Thai Urban Restaurant Kambah Canberra Sun Nov 24 2019 at 12:00 pm
  • Nov 28
    Hyatt Hotel Canberra - A Park Hyatt Hotel Thu Nov 28 2019 at 06:30 pm
  • Nov 29
    Kambri at ANU Fri Nov 29 2019 at 09:00 am
  • Nov 29
    Brindabella Conference Centre - Alastair Swayn Theatre Fri Nov 29 2019 at 05:30 pm
  • Nov 29
    sideway Fri Nov 29 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Nov 29
    Smith's Alternative Fri Nov 29 2019 at 09:30 pm
  • Nov 30
    Arc cinema at the NFSA Sat Nov 30 2019 at 02:00 pm
  • Nov 30
    Government House, Canberra Sat Nov 30 2019 at 04:45 pm
  • Nov 30
    Canberra Theatre Centre Sat Nov 30 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 01
    Wesley Music Centre Sun Dec 01 2019 at 02:30 pm
  • Dec 04
    UC Refectory Wed Dec 04 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 05
    Transit Bar Thu Dec 05 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 05
    Smith's Alternative Thu Dec 05 2019 at 09:30 pm
  • Dec 06
    Kambri at ANU Fri Dec 06 2019 at 09:00 am
  • Dec 07
    Mooseheads Pub & Nightclub Sat Dec 07 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Dec 07
    National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Sat Dec 07 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Dec 07
    Transit Bar Sat Dec 07 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 07
    Smith's Alternative Sat Dec 07 2019 at 09:30 pm
  • Dec 08
    Lennox Gardens Sun Dec 08 2019 at 12:00 pm
  • Dec 08
    Smith's Alternative Sun Dec 08 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 10
    The Australian National University Tue Dec 10 2019 at 09:30 am
  • Dec 11
    St Margaret's Uniting Church, Cnr Antill Street & Phillip Avenue Wed Dec 11 2019 at 10:00 am
  • Dec 11
    Smith's Alternative Wed Dec 11 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 12
    Smith's Alternative Thu Dec 12 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 12
    Transit Bar Thu Dec 12 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 13
    Kambri at ANU Fri Dec 13 2019 at 09:00 am
  • Dec 13
    Austrian Australian Club Fri Dec 13 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 14
    Canberra Sat Dec 14 2019 at 05:00 pm
  • Dec 14
    Canberra Theatre Centre Sat Dec 14 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 14
    The Street Theatre Sat Dec 14 2019 at 08:30 pm
  • Dec 14
    The Street Theatre Sat Dec 14 2019 at 08:30 pm
  • Dec 15
    Kendall Lane Sun Dec 15 2019 at 11:00 am
  • Dec 15
    The George Harcourt Inn Sun Dec 15 2019 at 01:00 pm
  • Dec 20
    Kambri at ANU Fri Dec 20 2019 at 09:00 am
  • Dec 31
    Smith's Alternative Tue Dec 31 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 31
    Hellenic Club of Canberra Tue Dec 31 2019 at 09:00 pm
  • Jan 02
    SUMMERNATS Thu Jan 02 2020 at 01:00 am
  • Jan 02
    Exhibition Park in Canberra Thu Jan 02 2020 at 07:30 am
  • Jan 08
    Smith's Alternative Wed Jan 08 2020 at 07:00 pm
  • Jan 17
    NFSA - National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Fri Jan 17 2020 at 05:00 pm
  • Jan 22
    Smith's Alternative Wed Jan 22 2020 at 07:00 pm
  • Feb 01
    Stage 88 Sat Feb 01 2020 at 01:30 pm
  • Feb 02
    Exhibition Park in Canberra Sun Feb 02 2020 at 10:00 am
  • Feb 15
    Commonwealth Place, Australian Capital Territory Sat Feb 15 2020 at 01:00 pm
  • Feb 28
    Harmonie German Club of Canberra Fri Feb 28 2020 at 07:30 pm
  • Mar 26
    Harmonie German Club of Canberra Thu Mar 26 2020 at 07:30 pm
  • Festivals In Canberra

    Festive times are meant to be enjoyed in the community and Canberra offers many such opportunities to discover the local traditions and bonhomie through fun and enjoyment. Canberra has a variety of festivals like the Canberra Balloon Festival that will leave you wanting to spend more time here. Food, music, comedy, art, sports, flowers, and even quirky mathematics are some of the themes for festivals in Canberra. No matter what your taste is, just indulge with the locals to have some fun entertainment, great food and a celebration of your time in Canberra like never before by joining the festivals at locations near you.


    Annual Festivals In Canberra To Keep You Excited

    When it's festival time every one of the festivals in Canberra is celebration time, well attended and most likely quality time spent with the family. The Canberra Balloon Festival at the Enlighten Festival on the lawns of the Old Parliament House at King Edward Terrace is a must-see-and-participate-in event. The Canberra Flower Festival at the Lake Burley Griffin in Commonwealth Park and the annual Floriade celebrates the coming of spring with flowers. This festival begins in September and lasts a month. You can also take in the Rose Festival at the Highball Express on Alinga St or the Canberra tulip festival and say it with flowers all the way. 

    The Multicultural Festival Canberra at the transforms Canberra into a melting pot of cultures, languages, traditions, and food of course. Indian, Chinese, Danish, French and more food stalls at the festival in City Walk will be a gastronomic experience loved by kids and family too. Participate in the Indian Bollywood dancing, live music including the USA famous R and B, soul, electrifying rock, Latin Music, the Chinese New Year celebration with lion dancers, and the live-shows by the local icons like Christine Anu, X-Factor Isaiah Firebrace and Chef Mark Olive. Kids will enjoy the cultural activities at the Civic Library Children’s Sanctuary and the Canberra Museum and Art Gallery.


    Comedy, Music And Entertaining Festivals In Canberra

    Among the top fairs and festivals are the Canberra Balloon Festival and the Canberra Running Festival with races across 5km, 10km, half and full marathons, the Canberra Walking Festival, and the renowned noteworthy Canberra Comedy Festival held at the City Center and other locales. The Baby Wants Candy, Frantasia, the Fourth Floor, RAW Comedy Final, the Lightbulb Improv at the Street Theatre on Childers Street and the Canberra Theatre Centre are part of the standup and light-vein comedy acts forming an integral part of the comedy festival.

    The best music festivals in Canberra are the Canberra International Music Festival which is a collection of shows with jazz, contemporary, classical, world and chamber music held at Elouera Street and the Spilt Milk festival at the Commonwealth Park which features soul-satisfying music and international performers. Symphony in the Park and Canberra Day at the Commonwealth Park , the BOLD Festival Breakfast at the National Library Campus, the Burgmann fairs at the Francis Ford Blvd, the Mardi Gras Film Festival at Event Cinemas at Manuka, the unique ANU Law and Maths Career Fairs at the Athenaeum of ANU School of Music at William Herbert Place and at the Science Road fair, and finally the Doubles Lyra aerial sports workshop at Darling St are must-attend events close by. Want to check out events and festivals in Canberra, book tickets or find out more? Check allevents.in for a one-stop experience of the city’s foremost events.