The summer events in Canberra you should not miss!


The short summer break in Canberra is waiting for both the locals and visitors with an exciting calendar of events. If you’re thinking of spending this summer in the country’s capital, let’s take a look at the events that you should not miss:

The summer season starts with a treat to the foodies. The Common Street Feast will take place in from December 9-18 in the Commonwealth Park. The street food festival will present renowned names such as Happy as Larry, Mary’s, and Gelato Messina at your palatal service.

The Christmas In the City Concert will return with big screens and great sounds on December 16. Aussie rocker Shannon Noll will perform in the concert that will take place opposite to the stunning Canberra Christmas Tree. A fair will feature four food-themed markets from December 16-24.

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Fireworks and a concert in Civic Square will make your New Year’s Eve colourful. Dance to bass beats with an energetic crowd at Garema Place to end your year with a bang!

The Commonwealth Park will host another event on January 26, 2017. Enjoy the Australia Day in the Park with your entire family. Let the kids enjoy rides, games, or crafts and end the day with state of the art fireworks. The National Museum of Australia will also celebrate the day with games, music, dance, food, and other activities.

The National Multicultural Festival, which is going to be held between February 17 and 19, will entertain everyone with dance, music, food, and drink. It allows n excellent platform for everyone to celebrate differences.

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In addition, a lot of outdoor events and exhibitions will keep everyone busy throughout the summertime. Go to to get more information about the events and to make online reservation of accommodation.

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