Kim Yang Brave EP Launch – Friday 17 December

Indie-folk singer-songwriter Kim Yang and her debut 5-piece band invite you to the launch of her second EP, ‘Brave’. The Taiwanese-Australian songstress’s music speaks of her experiences as a partner, daughter, traveller and an insecure soul. Kim has been featured on Triple J Radio’s Roots ‘n’ All and recently played a sold-out headline show at Good Folk 2021, along with performing at beloved Canberra events, the National Folk Festival and Enlighten Festival. To hear her music live, purchase your tickets online.

Kirklandd Live with ARCHIE and Lil Spacely at UC Refectory – Saturday 18 December 

Following the release of his debut EP last year, and recent cosign from T-Pain, Kirklandd has announced the release of his new duology, ‘SUCCESS $TAINS’. Featuring his single ‘man of my word’ with Lil Spacely, who previously has performed at Listen Out and FOMO, the two have created a link between the Canberra and Western Sydney hip hop scene for the first time. Making headway in the Canberra music industry, Kirklandd has performed at local festivals Groovin the Moo and Spilt Milk, however, will be bringing a completely new live set for his exclusive show. Grab your tickets now on Moshtix.

Pre-Christmas Dinner at Pialligo Estate – Saturday 18 December

Make up for lost time this year with a little pre-Christmas celebration at Pialligo Estate. Feast twice this year, with a contemporary 3-course menu featuring produce from the estate, including charcuterie, Christmas ham, turkey and pavlova. Book a table now via their website.

Haig Park Picnics with Canberra Symphony Orchestra – Sunday 19 December

Relax in the sunshine and enjoy a summer picnic at the beautiful Haig Park, as the Canberra Symphony Orchestra brings a little Christmas cheer. The Haig Park Village Markets will also be in their usual spot and have a range of delicious food items for you to assemble the perfect picnic spread. The orchestra will be playing from 12-3pm. No tickets required, find more info here.

Canberra Fashion Food and Wine Market – Sunday 19 December

Now held in a new home at the Fitters Workshop in Kingston, the Canberra Fashion Food and Wine Market is the place to shop new and pre-loved fashion, accessories, and beauty products with great international designers to be discovered. The markets will also now have a new food and wine addition for shoppers to check out. This event is free, however more info can be found here.

The Canberra Small Business Market – Sunday 19 December

Looking for something unique and quirky to gift someone for Christmas this year? Try your luck at The Canberra Small Business Markets at Thoroughbred Park for amazing local made goods. Open from 9am to 3pm there will be over 60 stalls as well as new food trucks and more! Entry is a gold coin donation, register here.

Southside Farmers Market – Sunday 19 December

Every Sunday, head to the Southside Farmers Markets at Canberra College from 7-11:30am for your weekly fresh food shop. From fresh seasonal veggies, fruits, nuts, eggs, seafood, fresh and smoked meats, to baked treats, fresh pasta, sauces, spices, olive oils and more! There is a large range of great produce. Veggie seedlings, native plants and pet treats are also available. Get all the info here.

Haig Park Christmas Markets – Sunday 19 December

As we reach the first weekend in December, Haig Park Village Markets are getting in the festive spirit, with Christmas theme markets and picnics in the park. Whether it’s meeting Santa, having a relaxing drink and picnic, or shopping for that perfect local gift, they have it all. From Christmas trees and decorations, artisan products, jewellery mince pies, puddings and Christmas hams find a beautiful range of Christmas goodies. For kids, there will also be Christmas themed activities and workshops. Plus, the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Canberra Chordsmen will be performing your favourite carols throughout the day. Read more on their website.