From farm animals to epic food and gigs, if you find yourself around town this weekend, be sure to check out our top 10 events happening in Canberra.


Etsy Community Market powered by Square at EPIC

9am Saturday 29 July

Etsy is teaming up with payment provider, Square, for a card-only community market in Canberra from 9am – 3pm, Saturday 29 July. Shoppers will enjoy the best of the online market’s community of designers, makers and curators all in the one place at the new event that is sure to attract a cashless crowd at Exhibition Park in Canberra.


Farm Gate Markets at Pialligo Estate

10am Sunday 30 July

Head along to the main paddock at Pialligo Estate this Sunday for a day full of market stalls and activities. On offer will be a range of local stallholders showcasing gourmet food, wine and spirits; a petting zoo, and a number of master classes throughout the day.


2017 Canberra Wedding Fair at AIS Arena

10am Sunday 30 July

Every bride-to-be will be lining up for a taste of the annual Canberra Wedding Fair at the AIS Arena this weekend. The fair will feature Canberra’s leading wedding providers offering aisle after aisle of exciting and informative displays, from cakes to honeymoon hotspots and jewellery displays.


QUEEN – It’s A Kinda Magic starring Giles Taylor at the National Convention Centre

8pm Sunday 30 July

The show recreates Queen’s 1986 World Tour concert featuring more than 20 of the band’s greatest hits such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are the Champions, Under Pressure and Fat-Bottomed Girls. With great attention to detail on vocals and costumes, this is the closest to the real thing that you can get in 2017.


Aveda Ayurvedic Wellbeing Masterclass at Canberra Centre

11am Saturday 29 July

Has it been a stressful week at work? Learn the art of relaxation and wellness at Canberra Centre tomorrow. Aveda, educator and yoga instructor, reveals the healing powers behind the ancient Ayurvedic philosophy that combines yoga, massage, acupuncture and herbal medicine for a better mind, body and spirit connection.



Also don’t miss…

Night Ski & Ride at Corin Forest  – 5:30pm Friday 28 July

Ultimate Women’s Weekend Canberra at EPIC – All weekend

Santa Speedo Shuffle for cystic fibrosis at Canberra Southern Cross Yacht Club – 10am Sunday 30 July

Warm Trees at The National Arboretum  – Last weekend

Melodrama in Meiji Japan at National Library of Australia – All weekend