Canberra is Australia’s capital city. It is centred on Lake Burley Griffin and is surrounded by parks, farmlands and mountains. It is a safe, family friendly city within close proximity to the NSW snowfields, the hustle and bustle of Sydney and the beaches of the South Coast. With a strong cultural slant and an abundance of outdoor pursuits, living in Canberra and the ACT is about the best of all worlds.
Major Festivals & Events in Canberra and ACT
October 2017, RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP - FRANCE VS LEBANON
Teams from around the world will descend on Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea for the Rugby League World Cup. 14 teams play 28 games over five weeks.
November 2017, RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP – AUSTRALIA VS FRANCE
Yet another match being hosted in Australia. Support the home team. More details below.
November 2017, RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP - FIJI VS ITALY
Further ticketing information below.
November 2017, REMEMBRANCE DAY NATIONAL CEREMONY
Marking the end of WW1 at 11am on the 11th of November. Stand with Australia to remember those who died.
January 2018, AUSTRALIA DAY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
Celebrate Australia Day in the capital! Details below:
March 2018, CANBERRA BALLOON SPECTACULAR
Be a part of hundreds of hot air balloons floating across the city during the Canberra Balloon Spectacular.