Canberra Events

Every third week of October, National Water Week makes a splash across Australia, inspiring individuals, communities and organisations to work together to build awareness around the value of water. Access to clean water is hugely...

 Adelaide October, Brisbane Queensland October, Canberra October, Darwin NT October, Hobart October, Melbourne October, Perth October, Sydney October

CBCA Book Week 2020 Theme: Reading is My Secret Power Dates: 22 to 28 August 2020 Each year across Australia, the CBCA brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools,...

 Adelaide August, Brisbane Queensland August, Canberra August, Darwin NT August, Hobart August, Melbourne August, Perth August, Sydney August, Writers Festivals

Friday 4th December to Sunday 6th December 2020 Featured events include: Cherry Pie Eating Cherry Pip Spitting Street Parade Fireworks Young is in the heart of the Hilltops Region, less than two hours’ drive from...

 Canberra December, Food Festivals, Sydney December

PERTH singer-songwriter Mel Kay is releasing a song for our times, giving hope to those in lockdown life. The Inbetween is her reminder that being physically alone is not the same as being lonely and...

 Adelaide July, Brisbane Queensland June, Canberra June, Darwin NT June, Hobart June, Melbourne June, Performing Arts - Theatre, Dance, Music, etc, Perth June, Sydney June

Botanic Gardens Day is held across Australia and New Zealand on the last Sunday in May each year. BOTANIC GARDENS DAY PANEL DISCUSSION JOIN US LIVE! To capture where botanic gardens are positioned in 2020,...

 Adelaide May, Brisbane Queensland May, Canberra May, Darwin NT May, Hobart May, Melbourne May, Perth May, Sydney May

The first publicly live-streamed panel for the 2020 National Bushfire and Climate Summit has just been announced, streaming on 9 June 2020. Hosted by six-time Walkley Award winner Kerry O’Brien and Former NSW Fire &...

 Adelaide June, Brisbane Queensland June, Canberra June, Darwin NT June, Hobart June, Melbourne June, Perth June, Sydney June

14 February (Friday) 2020 – V-Day – A global movement to stop violence against women and girls.

 Adelaide February, Brisbane Queensland February, Canberra February, Darwin NT February, Hobart February, Melbourne February, Perth February, Sydney February

International Compost Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of  compost, a valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products. We...

 Adelaide May, Brisbane Queensland May, Canberra May, Hobart May, Melbourne May, Perth May, Sydney May

The Wild Pollinator Count gives you an opportunity to contribute to wild pollinator insect conservation in Australia. Count wild pollinators in your local environment to help build a database on wild pollinator activity. Wild Pollinator...

 Adelaide April, Brisbane Queensland April, Canberra April, Darwin NT April, Hobart April, Melbourne April, Perth April, Sydney April

8 March (Sunday) 2020 is International Women’s Day

 Adelaide March, Brisbane Queensland March, Canberra March, Darwin NT March, Hobart March, Melbourne March, Perth March, Sydney March

28 March (Saturday) 2020 – Earth Hour – Switch off your lights from 8:30pm to 9:30pm to send a message about climate change. Of course you don't need to stop at this one day.  Use this...

 Adelaide March, Brisbane Queensland March, Canberra March, Darwin NT March, Hobart March, Melbourne March, Perth March, Sydney March

14 February (Friday) 2020 – Valentine’s Day See Valentine’s Day gift ideas or book a romantic adventure for two.

 Adelaide February, Brisbane Queensland February, Canberra February, Darwin NT February, Hobart February, Melbourne February, Perth February, Sydney February

1-10 May 2020 The Canberra International Music Festival www.cimf.org.au

 Canberra May

Cancelled due to COVID-19 9 to 13 April 2020 Gourmet food and wine, markets, music, dancing, comedy, and theatre at Exhibition Park. With an annual attendance of more than 50,000 people, the Folk Festival promotes...

 Canberra April

28 FEBRUARY TO 15 MARCH 2020 Enlighten Festival brings together culture and creativity in best autumn. Events include the Canberra Balloon Spectacular and Symphony in the Park. Celebrate the city’s birthday with fireworks at Canberra...

 Canberra March

2020 National Multicultural Festival Eat, drink, laugh and dance your way through the 2020 National Multicultural Festival. Come and join us as we celebrate diversity, share traditions and watch performances from around the world. Taking...

 Canberra February

2 to 5 January 2020 The annual Street Machine Magazine Summernats (proudly supported by Rare Spares) is more than a car show; it’s a festival of the street machine lifestyle. The event attracts enthusiasts from...

 Canberra January

28 February to 1 March 2020 Royal Canberra Show at Exhibition Park.

 Canberra February

Floriade, Australia's celebration of spring, transforms Canberra's Commonwealth Park into a tapestry of colour every year. Over a million colourful bulbs and annuals bloom on cue, creating a vibrant display unrivalled by any other event...

 Canberra September

FLORIADE NIGHTFEST Experience Floriade after dark as NightFest returns full of food, wonder and entertainment. Floriade Floriade, Australia's celebration of Spring, transforms Canberra's Commonwealth Park into a tapestry of colour every year. Over a million...

 Canberra September

The World Soil Day campaign aims to connect people with soils and raise awareness on their critical importance in our lives. The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), in 2002, made a resolution proposing the...

 Adelaide December, Brisbane Queensland December, Canberra December, Darwin NT December, Hobart December, Melbourne December, Perth December, Sydney December

Refugee Week is Australia's peak annual activity to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. Refugee Week is always held from Sunday to Saturday...

 Adelaide June, Brisbane Queensland June, Canberra June, Darwin NT June, Hobart June, Melbourne June, Perth June, Sydney June

2 February each year is World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This day also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention...

 Adelaide February, Brisbane Queensland February, Canberra February, Darwin NT February, Hobart February, Melbourne February, Perth February, Sydney February

26 January (Sunday) 2020 – Australia Day / Invasion Day / Survival Day The official Australia Day Council website has details of events all around Australia, a “toolkit” to help you organise events, teaching resources...

 Adelaide January, Brisbane Queensland January, Canberra January, Darwin NT January, Hobart January, Melbourne January, Perth January, Sydney January

NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that...

 Adelaide July, Brisbane Queensland July, Canberra July, Darwin NT July, Hobart July, Melbourne July, Perth July, Sydney July

Thousands of events will be held across the country in May to say thank you to the 6 million Australians who volunteer their time. The week-long celebration will include breakfasts, morning/afternoon teas, and luncheons, as...

 Adelaide May, Brisbane Queensland May, Canberra May, Darwin NT May, Hobart May, Melbourne May, Perth May, Sydney May

Sunday, 2 August 2020 is National Tree Day, a community tree planting event organised by Planet Ark. To get involved or find your nearest site, check the website. Friday 31 July 2020 is Schools Tree...

 Adelaide August, Adelaide July, Brisbane Queensland August, Brisbane Queensland July, Canberra August, Canberra July, Darwin NT August, Darwin NT July, Environment & Climate Change Action, Hobart August, Hobart July, Melbourne August, Melbourne July, Perth August, Perth July, Sydney August, Sydney July

Commemorated each year on 5 June, World Environment Day is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action.

 Adelaide June, Brisbane Queensland June, Canberra June, Darwin NT June, Hobart June, Melbourne June, Perth June, Sydney June