Canberra is the perfect meeting point for nature and outdoor adventure, cultural sightings, local food, and coffee precincts. When planning your next vacation in Canberra, you should look at a few festivals that the capital city will host.
What are the Fun-Filled and Exciting Things to Do in Canberra?
Watching Australian Theatrical Performances
The Street Theatre is an intimate destination in Canberra to enjoy local Australian performances, including music, theatre, and comedy. It’s just a 10-minute walk west of Canberra and located next to the university. The theatre is surrounded by the best places to eat, serving most overseas students living on the campus.
The Canberra Theatre is right next to the city centre, which hosts big touring shows from Sydney and Melbourne. If you want to watch a movie, take a 20-minute stroll to the Palace Cinema. Even the Dendy Cinema Complex is based on the Canberra Centre shopping mall street cafes.
Enjoying the Flowers, Live Music and Food Stalls
Do you love smelling flowers? The annual Floriade festival comes to the capital in October with exciting live music, outdoor stage shows, flowers and food stalls.
The cosmopolitan Canberra comes alive in February during the National Multicultural Festival. Get ready to enjoy delicious cuisines, dance performances and music scenes from every corner of the planet.
Witnessing the Spectacular Backdrops of Light Shows
The ever-glowing Enlighten Festival gets ready to light up the city of Canberra. The festivity has the national buildings in the parliamentary triangle as the backdrops for light shows and installations. The lakeside parks are perfect for enjoying fantastic street food and performances.
Get ready to witness the annual Hot Air Balloon Festival, especially if you intend to get up early for the balloon lift-off by the lake in the dawn.
Thousands of Australians flock to Canberra in March and April for the Easter weekend to enjoy the National Folk Festival.
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