Welcome to another cold Canberra weekend everyone! With a bunch of activities going on around town, be sure to grab a coat and a few mates to check out our top 10 things lined up for the days ahead…


World Curry Festival at City Walk

All weekend

Back for its third year from Friday 7 July to Sunday 9 July, 11 am – 8 pm, the World Curry Festival sprawls along City Walk with 30 stalls that are sure to tantalise your taste buds offering curries and delights from all over the world including India, Laos, Thailand, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.


Drawing North Farewell Show at the old Provini space next to Shorty’s

8pm Friday 7 July

The boys are moving to the bug US! This will be their last show in Australia for quite some time. Drawing North has toured throughout America including festivals SXSW and Sundance Film Festival, and have now made the call to pursue music further with Los Angeles as our home base, so come along for one last hurrah in their home town.


NAIDOC by the Lake 2017 at Belconnen Arts Centre

11am Saturday 8 July

To celebrate NAIDOC and Our Languages Matter, head down to the Belconnen Arts Centre for a free, family festival of live music, dancing, food stalls, fun, face painting and hands-on craft activities. Bring the family down to the lake to join in some traditional weaving or sit around the campfire and listen to some yarns.


The Umbilical Brothers Speedmouse at Canberra Theatre Centre

8pm Saturday 8 July

Direct from another off-Broadway season in New York and an appearance on the Colbert show, the Umbilical Brothers most beloved show is back in the nation’s capital. On for just one night only, this is an act not to be missed!


Mid-Winter Nights at Questacon

All weekend

Celebrate winter with tasty food, stargazing, winter crafts and science shows with Questacon’s Mid-Winter Nights. In addition to their eight action-packed galleries, immerse yourself in the ultimate winter activity these July school holidays!


Also, don’t miss…

Warm trees at the National Arboretum of Australia – All weekend

Creative Fibre at the Old Bus Depot Markets – 10am Sunday 9 July

Petit Feast at Buvette Bistro & Wine Bar – 11:30am Saturday 8 July

Freewheeling exhibition at the National Museum of Australia – Last weekend

The Truffle Festival at various locations in Canberra – All weekend