Canberra Outlet Complimentary Mother’s Day Monogramming – Friday 6 and Saturday 7 May

Make your Mum’s Mother’s Day extra special and create her gift bespoke with a complimentary monogramming and gift wrapping at the Canberra Outlet. Available over five days before Mother’s Day, join them at the personalisation station near Café Cherry Beans. Find out more.

Canberra International Music Festival – Friday 6 to Sunday 8 May

The Canberra International Music Festival will see a total of 41 events, including 22 unique concerts and nine free events take over the Capital. This year, the Festival’s theme is ‘Pole to Pole’, inviting attendees on a musical adventure around the globe, exploring important themes of global community during a time of strain. The program will be full of contrast, with early music from Spain, new music from Australia, the very best of European traditions and music from the Middle East and Poland. Check out the full program here.

SIX the Musical – Friday 6 to Sunday 8 May

Remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak, SIX follows the six wives of Henry VIII as they retell their story, their way, in a high-octane 75-minute global musical phenomenon. Playing in Canberra for three weeks only, you do not want to miss this energetic pop musical! Purchase your tickets on the Canberra Theatre Centre’s website.

Haiku Hands at UC – Saturday 7 May

Haiku Hands are bringing their singular, rebellious, and outright fun sound across the country this month during their ‘We Got Vinyl’ Australian Album Tour. The group’s work ranges from hip-hop to pop, electronic to dance, and everything beyond. Performing at UC Refectory, catch them live during their only show in Canberra. Book your tickets via Moshtix.

Disney Drag Takeover at Boardwalk Bar – Saturday 7 May

Phish + Phreak Productions are taking over The Boardwalk Bar & Nightclub with the ultimate local drag talent in their best Disney inspired looks. Featuring Phish + Phreak’s own artists and multiple guest performers, watch these stunning queens light up the bar. Get your tickets here.

Multicultural Mother’s Day at 10 Yards – Saturday 7 May

Celebrating our broad cultural heritage, 10 Yards restaurant is hosting a ladies-only multicultural banquet. Showcasing the cuisines of their homelands, the chefs will be preparing dishes from Bhutan, Nepal, Vietnam, The Philippines, China and the UK, paired with a wine from the Canberra region. Book your spot here.

Suitcase Rummage – Saturday 7 May

Shop or sell at a mini scaled market with giant rewards. Suitcase Rummage is back in Canberra at Haig Park and promises to be full of suitcases filled to the brim with pre-loved goodies. To register for a stall follow this link, otherwise if you’re just looking to extend your wardrobe join them anytime from 11am-3pm. Tickets are $30, get yours here.

Wildlife ACT Sewing Group – Saturday 7 May

Bring materials and tools to sew, knit and crochet, and learn new project patterns with a skilled instructor hosted by ACT Wildlife. Welcoming all, join a great group of people from 10:30am to 2:30pm for a crafty and social afternoon. Register online.

Mother’s Day High Tea at Walt & Burley – Sunday 8 May

Spoil mum with a French-style meal from Walt + Burley for Mother’s Day! Choose from a French-inspired breakfast with bottomless bubbles and high tea, or a French curated lunch or dinner with bubbles on arrival. Book now.

First Edition Mother’s Day High Tea – Sunday 8 May

Relax in First Edition looking over the city with an indulgent family-friendly high tea menu and a glass of bubbles. With an adult and kids menu, plenty of hot chocolate and tea to go around and a kids activity room, it will be the perfect afternoon. Book now.