September to October – Floriade – Canberra’s spring flower festival which includes workshops, seminars, exhibitions, markets and concerts. Commonwealth Park, Canberra.
National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment.
1 October (Sunday) 2017 – Daylight saving begins 2.00 am – put your clocks forward 1 hour. See time zones for more information.
29 October (Sunday) 2017 – Rugby League World Cup 2017. Canberra has been selected as a Host City for three pool matches at the Rugby League World Cup 2017 – to be staged at Canberra Stadium.
Sunday 29 October 2017 – France v Lebanon
Friday 3 November 2017 – Australia v France
Friday 10 November 2017 – Fiji v European Qualifier
Australian Institute of Sport: The AIS Tour,
Visit one of Canberra’s most popular tourist attractions, the AIS (Australian Institute of Sport) and go behind the scenes at Australia’s premier elite sporting precinct. These guided tours take you through our world class facilities where you might even catch some of Australia’s top athletes in training. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise,
Canberra is a beautiful city of lakes, parks, national buildings and colorful tree lined streets surrounded by bush land and mountains. To view this remarkable planned city from a balloon provides a unique perspective. No other way of seeing Canberra so effectively brings together designer Walter Burley Griffin’s vision and how it has been translated into the vibrant capital that Canberra has become. Your experience starts with meeting at the Hyatt Hotel 30 minutes before sunrise and ends after landing with a traditional sparkling wine celebration and commemorative ‘Flight Certificate´. All flights last between 45 minutes and 1 hour. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top left of their pages)
Everyone should experience Hot Air Ballooning at least once. The tranquil exhilaration of floating with the wind at sunrise over beautiful scenery is absolutely unforgettable. Book now! (from Adrenaline)