Many of Australia’s national festivals take place in Canberra. From fast cars to folk music and flowers, you’ll find a diverse calendar of festivals and events, not to mention a range of diverse exhibitions to tempt all tastes.
Winter Glass Market
17 June Canberra Glassworks, 11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston
The Winter Glass Market is a free full day celebration of glass and glass-making, revealing the power of glass and light and featuring market stalls, activities, demonstrations and the Hindmarsh Prize exhibition.
The Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s Opera Gala is always one of the highlights of each season. 2017 will be an epic concert event that will see international opera stars from one of Germany’s major state opera houses perform with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO).
25 March – 23 July Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre, King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Visit Questacon and join the epic journey into the sky and beyond!
Above and Beyond is the ultimate interactive and multi-sensory flight exhibition celebrating the power of innovation to make dreams take flight. From flying cars and supersonic planes to space elevators and mega-rockets, Above and Beyond takes you faster, further and higher for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Indulge in a feast of the senses with The Truffle Festival – Canberra Region; the first and largest festival of its kind in Australia. Each year from June to August more than 250 individual events are held across the Canberra region showcasing the region’s fresh Black Winter Truffle.
Now in its ninth consecutive year, the Truffle Festival is the ultimate foodie festival, and a fabulous celebration of winter in the Canberra region.