Canberra has turned on the sunshine alongside an awesome line-up of events for the weekend ahead. If you’re sticking around check out our top 10 things to do to add to your itinerary!


Plus500 Brumbies V Hurricanes Quarter Final at GIO Stadium

7:35pm kick-off Friday 21 July

Kicking off at 7:35pm tonight, our Plus500 Brumbies will take on the Hurricanes for the Quarter Final at GIO Stadium. Off the back of a stellar season with only three match losses to their name, the Hurricanes are tipped to take out the clash but our boys still have a few tricks up their sleeves.

Indulge Coffee and Chocolate Expo 2017 at Exhibition Park in Canberra

10am Saturday 22 July

This weekend Canberrans will celebrate all things coffee and chocolate at the annual Indulge Coffee and Chocolate Expo.  This one-day event will feature over 30 vendors serving up and handing out delicious samples of a diverse array of chocolates and coffee as well as chocolate and coffee inspired products.

Warm Trees at the National Arboretum

All weekend

The Warm Trees exhibition injects some vibrancy and colour into the National Arboretum!  It’s the largest installation of knitting and crochet on trees in the world and it’s on display during the month of July. Be sure to rug up in your winter woollies to venture out into the woods and check it out.

FIVB World Grand Prix Volleyball at AIS Arena

All weekend

The AIS Arena will host the Group 3 Finals for the 25th edition of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix this weekend. Get ready for some ultimate dips and dives from the female volleyballers around the globe from over 20 different countries.

The Chandelier Show at Canberra Glassworks

All weekend

The Chandelier Show at the Canberra Glassworks promises to excite with contemporary glass artists given a free design brief to create whatever they like. Think swanky, slinky, slick and sophisticated!


Also, don’t miss …

Canberra Kids Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra – 9am Saturday 22 July

Raiders V Sharks at GIO Stadium – Kick-off 5:30pm Saturday 22 July

Australian Bridge National Championships at Thoroughbred Park – All weekend

Scandinavian Film Festival at Palace Electric – All weekend

Night Ski and Ride at Corin Forest – All weekend