Women’s State of Origin at GIO Stadium – Friday 24 June

It’s that time of year again, when footy fans bust out the blue and maroon in support of their favourite state, team and players, in a series of heart-stopping matches. While the second State of Origin match is this Sunday, this year’s Women’s State of Origin is happening this Friday, with the clash being held in Canberra for the first time at GIO Stadium. Get your tickets via Ticketek.

Boy & Bear at UC Refectory – Saturday 25 June

Australian ARIA chart-topping act and indie royalty Boy & Bear return with their first Australian headline tour in more than two years. Bringing their award-winning repertoire to Canberra this Saturday night in celebration of their new music, don’t miss hearing them live. Grab your last-minute tickets via Moshtix.

Sardinian Liqueur Tasting at The Italian Place Providore – Saturday 25 June

Join The Martini Whisperer as he takes the lead on a Sardinian liqueur tasting at The Italian Place Providore. Try the traditional Mirto liqueur made from myrtle plant leaves and berries, Giniu Gin from wild juniper berries and Amaro Bomba Carta from native Sardinian botanicals. Purchase your tickets here.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute Show – Saturday 25 June

Relive the 90s and 00s as Chilly Willy performs the best hits from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Hosted at The Basement in Belconnen, don’t miss out on the chance to hear your favourites from the band live. Get your tickets here.

The Cottage Markets June – Sunday 26 June

Rose Cottage is hosting a June market with a variety of stalls including handmade arts and crafts, plants, books, clothing and more. There will also be a sausage sizzle, live music and plenty of space for the kids to run around. Check out all the info on their Facebook page.

Winter Solstice Soiree – Sunday 26 June

Canberra City Farm invites you to their Winter Solstice Soiree this Sunday. Including an afternoon of winter-themed festivities, enjoy toasting marshmallows, warming fires, mulled wine, woodfired pizza, games and entertainment. Tickets are free but you must sign up here.