It’s time to show some love for our favourite local venues!  

Supported by Canberra Milk and Stokl, the People’s Choice Awards highlight Canberra’s best cafes, restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, event & attraction, and local product. In anticipation of our upcoming 2021 PCA, we’re looking back at last year’s amazing winners. Today, we’re shining a spotlight on the incredible entertainment and event & attraction subcategory winners. 

Favourite Family Friendly Venue:National Arboretum 

With a focus on conservation, the National Arboretum Canberra displays and studies rare, endangered and significant trees. With breathtaking gardens and forests, and stunning views overlooking the Molonglo Valley, explore the walking and bike tracks, run around at the Pod Playground, or dine in their beautiful Ginger at the Arboretum restaurant. 


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Favourite Family Event:Enlighten Festival

Enlightening the Capital with culture and community, Canberra’s yearly Enlighten Festival is a must-see event in everyone’s calendars. Held over a 17 day festival period, the outdoor event features stunning light installations and projections around ACT hotspots, along with live music, delicious multicultural food stalls and fun for the whole family!


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Favourite Market:Handmade 

Supporting small Australian businesses, Handmade Canberra is the Capital’s favourite food and design market. With great stalls ranging from art, fashion, textiles, jewellery, homewares, body & wellbeing and food & drink, Handmade is full of big ideas, showcasing the best of beautiful local art and design. 


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Have your say! Don’t forget to vote for your favourite for the 2021 People’s Choice Awards. Voting ends Friday 28 January.