Festivals in Canberra in February and March

Festivals in Canberra in February and March

Top Festivals in Canberra in February and March

There are many festivals in Canberra in February and March and include

Canberra Enlighten Festival 2020

Over 17 days in March the nation’s capital will shine bright with culture and creativity. There’s so much to eat, see and explore at Enlighten Festival. The Parliamentary Triangle and city precinct will be transformed into a vibrant arts precinct with free performances and exclusive events. 

Locations: Various locations across Canberra


The festival will kick off on 28 February and will end on 15 March. The days of the mini events are listed below.

Enlighten Illuminations, 28 February – 9 March

Lights Canberra Action 6 March

Canberra Balloon Spectacular, 7 – 15 March

Symphony in the Park, 8 March

Canberra Day, 9 March

Hit 104.7 Skyfire, 14 March

Web Site: www.enlightencanberra.com.au

Canberra Balloon Spectacular at Enlighten festival

Enjoy the view of hot air balloons floating across the city during the Canberra Balloon Spectacular. You can enjoy it best from the lawns of Old Parliament House. Held over nine days, more than thirty hot air balloons from across the globe are expected to take to Canberra skies this autumn.


Each day from 7-15 March at 6:15 am pilots will begin inflating their balloons on the lawns of Old Parliament House before ascending into the sky and creating a picturesque backdrop for Canberra’s national attractions. Passengers can experience the thrill of hot air ballooning over Canberra at sunrise while spectators on the ground are treated to an experience of the senses. 

Weather Dependent Balloon flights Canberra

Balloon flights are weather dependent. Call Access Canberra, follow us on Enlighten Festival on Facebook or visit the Enlighten Festival website from 6:15 am for daily information.

Hours: Balloons inflate from 6.15 am. The majority of balloons are in the air by 7.30 am entertainment and breakfast until 10 am.

Cost: Free

Venue: Lawns of Old Parliament house, King Edward Terrace Parks,

Telephone: 13 22 81

National Multicultural festival Canberra

Web Site: www.multiculturalfestival.com.au

You can eat, drink, laugh and dance around the world at the 2020 National Multicultural Festival. It is among the festivals in Canberra scheduled for February and March. Celebrate difference, share traditions and see performances from all parts of the world throughout the festival. Among the festivities are live music, dancing, performance art, overwhelming food stalls, street parties and more local, national and international artists.

Dates: 23-25 February

Venue: Various venues, Garema Place Canberra

Telephone: 02 6207 8698

Opening Hours: Friday from 4 pm in the weekend from 10 am

Cost: Free

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