The Duxton – National Margarita Day Friday 22 February 5pm

Margaritas are something that can be celebrated 365 days a year, but it can’t hurt to pay tribute to this popular tequila drink. Get down to The Duxton for after-work drinks and enjoy Mexican food delights, a special Margarita menu and the sounds of DJ Steve Komnacki from 5-8pm.

Chifley’s Bar & Grill – Gin Long Lunch Saturday 23 February

Celebrate with friends over a unique 4 course, gin infused long lunch hosted by Tim Reardon from the Canberra Distillery in the picturesque courtyard at Hotel Kurrajong Canberra. You’ll be greeted with a gin themed cocktail on arrival, live music by local musician Anna McCormack and share style grazing platters to begin. Each course will be perfectly matched with local gins from the Canberra Distillery to get your taste buds tingling.

$125 per person.

The Popp Inn – Shakespeare by the Lakes, Feb 23 (Glebe Park) and Feb 24 (Patrick White Lawns). 

Drink on the lawns at Constitution Place, a great selection of wines, local beers and nibbles on offer while watching one of the most enteraining Shakespeare comedies, The Twelfth Night.

Book in your group now. 

Walt & Burley – Gin Appreciation Society Wednesday 27  February

Enjoy a selection of gins by The Botanist and Martin Millers over share platters. Just $45 per person! Secure your ticket today – call 02 6239 6648

Capital Brewing Co. – One Day in the Capital, Saturday 2 March  11.30am-11pm

Australia’s biggest hip hop day party is coming to Canberra for a huge outdoor event at Capital Brewery. One Day in the Capital is a celebration of Canberra’ thriving music, arts and hospo scenes, with live music, DJs, live art, food trucks, and, of course, plenty of ice cold beers – and it’s only $5 entry on the door!

Performing live will be Canberra’s own TURQUOISE PRINCE, with the charismatic mega-talent headlining in what promises to be a triumphant homecoming. Also performing is SOPHIEGROPHY, who has already left her stamp on the game as one of the best new MCs in Australia, as well as local legends REGGI GIBBS & FLIMZY. One Day’s own JOYRIDE and NICK LUPI will be DJing, as well as KLASIK, TRIGGA, DARON-K and DAZ.

Tickets $5 at the door.

Highgate House – Sparking Seafood Wine Dinner, Saturday 9 March 6.30pm

A bubbly affair with some fishy business…A Sparkling wine & Seafood dinner that will tickle your taste buds and quench your thirst when Summer is at is best. With all Australian wines and all Australian fresh seafood not only is Highgate supporting incredible local businesses but also, indulging their premium products.

Tickets, $119

Otis Dining Hall – Beer Degustation Lunch feat. Bentspoke Brewing Co, Sunday 17 March 12pm

Join the team from BentSpoke Brewing Co at the March This is Local event at OTIS. Enjoy a 4-course lunch with BentSpoke’s award-winning beers matched to food curated by Chef Damian Brabender from OTIS Dining Hall.

Tickets, $99