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Now that the holiday season is over and our routines are turning back to normal, fear not, Canberra still has plenty to keep you occupied!
Lifeline Book Fair
The best time of year to buy books – Lifeline Book Fair is back for its first round in February. With a huge range of books, DVDs, CDs etc., the Lifeline Canberra Bookfair raises a major portion of the funding for the organisation to help keep local crisis support running. For a simple gold coin donation for entry, you’ll have the rest of your yearly reading sorted.
When: 7-9 Feb
It’s the biggest and most anticipated BeerFest yet, with Art Vs Science headlining the festivals, there’ll be over 300 unique, exotic and small batch craft beers, ciders, cocktails and wines brews on offer, complemented with some of the best local street eats. YES! We will be using our flippers to get down…
When: 15 Feb
Where: Commonwealth Place, Canberra
National Multicultural Festival
It’s that time of year again where Garema Place gets turned into a delightful street fair to eat, drink and play your way through so many international and local delights! Grab your squad on an empty stomach and celebrate the many different cultures from around the world.
When: 21-13 Feb
Where: Garema Place, Canberra City
More info: https://www.multiculturalfestival.com.au
5k Foam Run
Like an O Week Foam Party, except swap the alcohol out for exercise and a good cause to support the Make A Wish Foundation! With 22 unique obstacles, including the world’s largest inflatable waterslide, slip and slides and mud pits! With 2.5 million cubic feet of foam to play in, you’re guaranteed to have an awesome day out!
When: 22 Feb
Where: Kings Park, Canberra
More info: https://the5kfoamfest.com/australia/locations/canberra/
World Travel Expo
Are you itching to book a plane ticket? Always suffering from a chronic case of wanderlust? Then don’t miss out on the World Travel Expo! This expo is the perfect opportunity to seek out exclusive travel deals, including cruises, railway journeys and self-driving tours. Make your holiday a reality and take advantage of the extensive travel expertise available to you!
When: 23 Feb
Where: National Convention Centre
More info: https://www.travelexpo.net.au/travel-expo/canberra
Enlighten is just around the corner and you know what that means – the return of the Night Noodle Markets! National attractions will be lit up after dark, hot air balloons will cover the city skies and local film-makers will be in the spotlight. There’s always so much on offer during Enlighten so don’t miss out!
When: 28 Feb – 15 March
Where: Various locations around Canberra
More info: https://enlightencanberra.com/