If you have yet to organise your weekend let us be your guide! Here are our top 10 picks:


Paws for Art: A Doggy Day Out at National Gallery of Australia and National Portrait Gallery

9am Saturday 21 January

The National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery have joined forces for a doggy line-up like no other. With activities like an outdoor photo booth to dress your pooch up in true Versailles style and special doggy show bags, this is the best way to celebrate man’s best friend!

Sunday Progressive Brunch Tour at Kingston Foreshore

11am Sunday 22 January

Attention Canberra brunch-lovers! This weekend there is the perfect event for you as locals venture on a progressive brunch along the Kingston Foreshore. Starting at 38 Espresso at 11am, experience a two-hour, five-eatery, Instagram-worthy journey through five of Canberra’s favourite brunch destinations.

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinema at Patrick White Lawns

All weekend

With the weather finally cooling down, this weekend is the perfect time to visit the Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinema! Tonight enjoy a screening 2016 comedy Office Party, Saturday gather the kids for the family-friendly animation Trolls, and get your geek on this Sunday for the newest Star Wars installment Rogue One – A Star Wars Story.

Summer Carnival of Racing Harness Racing at Exhibition Park 

4pm Sunday 22 January

Harness Racing’s Goulburn/Canberra Summer Carnival kicks off this weekend! Get the family together for a night of harness racing and family fun with kids activities, food vans and sweet treats!

Australia Day Festival: A World of History and Culture at National Museum of Australia

All weekend

Start your Australia Day celebrations early this week at the National Museum of Australia! Celebrate the many cultures of Australia and the world as you enjoy music, dance, workshops, games, craft and fun for the whole family.


Also don’t miss…


Shake N Bake at Transit Bar – 8pm Friday 20 January

Academy presents SCNDL  – 9pm Friday 20 January

Canned Heat feat. Skinny, Alex York and Yoyo at Mr. Wolf – 10pm Friday 20 January

University of Canberra Capitals V Bendigo Spirit at Southern Cross Stadium– 7pm Saturday 21 January

DOZO DOMO Ft. Genesis Owusu at AKIBA – 3pm Sunday 22 January