Peking Duk Concert – Friday 10 March

If ever there was a duo to get the party started, it’s Canberra natives Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles of Peking Duk, and that’s exactly what they will be doing this Friday night at UC Refectory. For the first time since 2019, Peking Duk will be touring Australia and visiting new regional towns, playing all their hits including their newest single Spend It. Get your tickets via Moshtix.

Super Mario Bros 30th Anniversary Screening at Dendy – Friday 10 March

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, join Dendy Cinemas for a one-off screening of the 1993 fan favourite Super Mario Bros at 6:30PM. Before you see Mario’s big-screen animated adventure this April, blast off with the very first film adaptation of a video game that has since gone on to attain cult status. Book tickets.

Enlighten Festival – Friday 10 to Sunday 12 March

Enlighten Festival is once again lighting up the nation’s capital over 17 exciting days. Now in its 13th year, the 2023 program is packed with diverse and exciting events and entertainment including Canberra After Dark, Balloon Spectacular, City Illuminations and Pride Week. Check out the full program on their website.

Walt & Burley Canberra Day by the Lake – Friday 10 to Monday 13 March

Celebrating Canberra Day lakeside, Walt & Burley is making sure your long weekend is filled with good food, drinks and vibes. For the entire weekend enjoy a fried chicken or prawn burger special, a BentSpoke beer tap takeover, Nick O’Leary wine specials and live music. Book a table on their website.

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival – Friday 10 to Monday 13 March

The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival is back in Canberra for its 34th year. Showcasing over 260 screenings of 39 French films, join Palace Electric Cinema and enjoy the best of French cinema. Check out movie times and get your tickets online.

Canberra Balloon Spectacular – Saturday 11 to Monday 13 March

Canberra Balloon Spectacular is lifting off this weekend, bright and early! Floating across the city for nine days, marvel at the beautifully coloured and shaped balloons as they take off from Patrick White Lawns at 6:15am. Get all the information here.

Let Me in the Bathroom Preview Screening at Dendy – Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March

Join Dendy Cinemas for preview screenings of the fascinating new music documentary, Meet Me In The Bathroom! An immersive archival journey through the explosive New York music scene of the early 2000s, this must-see doco tells the story of the last great romantic age of rock n roll through the prism of a handful of era-defining bands; The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Interpol. Book tickets.

Old Bus Depot Market Retro Depot – Sunday 12 March

If you love the 60s and 70s, all the way to the 90s, Old Bus Depot Markets are turning retro this Sunday. Hosting a Retro Depot from 9:30am to 2:30pm, shop second-hand mid-century furniture, funky clothing, records, booked and macrame. Get all the information on their website.

QT Hotel Balloon Breakfast – Sunday 12 March

Sit back and relax with a glass of bubbles and brekky while you enjoy the best views of the Canberra Balloon Spectacular from QT Canberra’s Lounge. Putting on a fabulous Parisian-style breakfast spread, start your Sunday lavishly and enjoy watching the balloons float along the city. Book now.