Events in Canberra
Some huge and exciting events take place in the capital of Australia all year round. Here are four of the very best.
A world famous festival that attracts thousands every year, Floridae is a wild and marvellous celebration of horticulture, entertainment, music, and cultural exhibits.
The Aussies love their sport, and whilst you're in the capital city you'll have the opportunity to see one of the most famous clubs in the NRL - the Raiders. Their stadium has played host to some of the roughest, toughest games of rugby league in recent history, with many of the world's greatest stars strutting their stuff in front of excitable crowds.
The Commons Street Feast
A brand new street food festival, The Commons Street Feast serves up cuisine from around the globe for 10 days in the sizzling Australian heat. A single ticket will grant you access to a dizzying range of food outlets, leaving you fit to burst by the time the event winds down.
One of the biggest and best hot air balloon festivals in the entire world, the Balloon Spectacular is an annual exhibition suitable for all the family - with vibrant balloons bursting into the sky from the base of Old Parliament House for nine days in a row.