Autumn in Canberra beings carnivals, festivals and lots of hot air. (Balloons, that is)
March 2018 Events in Canberra
- Parliament Sitting Calendar
- 2 to 18 March 2018 – Enlighten Festival. As the sun goes down Canberra will come alive! 6pm till late with live performances, tours and talks, exhibitions, dining events and other surprising experiences over nine illuminated nights.
- 8 March (Thursday) 2018 – International Women’s Day
- 10 to 18 March 2018 – Canberra Balloon Spectacular! Held over nine days, pilots begin laying out and inflating their balloons on the lawns of Old Parliament House from 6.15am each day before ascending into the sky and creating an exhilarating back drop to our national attractions.
- 12 March (Monday) 2018 – Canberra Day – Public Holiday. (see AU school and public holiday dates)
- 17 March (Saturday) 2018 – St Patrick’s Day – see Themes for Parties for St Patrick’s Day decorations and costumes.
- March 2018 – Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival
- March 2018 – Charnwood Community Carnival – Charny Carny on the Community Oval, Cnr Lhotsky and Cartwright Streets, Charnwood.
- 19 to 25 March 2018 – Canberra Comedy Festival
- 24 March (Saturday) 2018 – Earth Hour – Switch off your lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm to send a message about climate change. Normally held each year on the last Saturday in March but in 2018 Easter falls on that weekend.
- 30 March (Friday) 2018 – Good Friday Public Holiday
- 31 March (Saturday) 2018 – Saturday before Easter Sunday Public Holiday
March Events from the forum
These events are in the order that they have been posted - not in date order.
- Clean Up Australia Day - by Clean Up Australia Day
Clean Up Australia Day Being part of an Australian team is an opportunity of a lifetime so why not join the Clean Up Australia Day team and take...
- Food & Wine Festival: National Capital Craft Beer Festival - by BCL Canberra
National Capital Craft Beer Festival (http://www.canberrabeerfest.com/) An annual beer and gourmet food event featuring live entertainment.
- Festival: Charny Carny - by BCL Canberra
Charnwood Community Carnival - Charny Carny (http://www.charnycarnival.org.au/) on the Community Oval, Cnr Lhotsky and Cartwright Streets,...
- Festival: Canberra Festival Balloon Spectacular - by BCL Canberra
Each morning from 6am pilots begin inflating balloons on the lawns of Old Parliament House against the distinctive backdrop of Canberra's landmark...
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