Keep on letting the Summer times roll with school holiday fun for the whole family all weekend long!

Mexican Fiesta at National Arboretum- Friday 11th January

Summer nights at the National Arboretum just got a whole lot cooler. From 5.30pm – 8.30pm, experience live music, drinks, food shopping and more! Join for a ‘MEXICAN FIESTA’ with tacos and margaritas! There will also be other food, beers and wine on the menu. This is a NON-TICKETED and FREE event so bring the whole family along for an evening of fun! Entertainment will be performed by Lisa Keane and the Curatoreum will be open for exclusive late night shopping! More information can be found here.

Friday Wine Down at The Pop Inn, Haig Park- Friday 11th January

Don’t let that holiday feeling slip away – join for your Friday night drinks at The Pop Inn, Haig Park. They will have you covered with great wines, local beer, cheeky G&T and delectable bites from 5pm- 8pm.

Youngharts Live at the Canberra Theatre Centre- Friday 11th January

Canberra Theatre Centre and Harvest Rain Theatre Company (producers of Grease – The Arena Experience) are hosting a night with the stars on 11 January at 7.30pm. An intimate and star-studded night, up close with Rhonda Burchmore, Silvio Paladino and Thomas Lacey. Youngharts LIVE brings together some of Australia’s biggest stars with Canberra’s best and brightest young creative talent performing alongside their mentors from a week-long workshop, learning from the best and performing with the best. Purchase tickets through their website here and support of Canberra’s up and coming talent!

East Hotel Canberra Challenger- Saturday 12th January

Get your tennis racquets out because the East Hotel Canberra Challenger finals will be held this week as part of the Australian Pro Tour! Numerous players from the world’s top 100 will feature in the event, competing for significant prize money and valuable world ranking points. Many rising stars will also compete as they look to make their mark in the Pro Tour. The event will be held at the Canberra Tennis Centre in Lyneham from 10am – 2pm. Get into the swing of Tennis before the Australian Open commences! Tickets are a gold coin donation, or for reserved and VIP seating, follow the link.

IMB Sunset Cinemas at National Botanical Gardens- Friday 11th – Saturday 12th January

It’s the final weekend to lay back and take in the Summer breeze over a flick at the Sunset Cinemas. They have plenty of food and beverage options available from must-have movie snacks to local Canberra favourites, and beers, wines, ciders and soft drinks. For seating you can choose your favourite way to kick back with options including bean loungers, beanbags backrests or BYO. Don’t miss out on the final few screenings of the event! Follow the link for event info and ticketing.

School Holidays at the NFSA: Cats vs. Dogs films- Friday 11th – Sunday 13th January

There are cat people and there are dog people. These summer holidays, families must pick a side as they discover the onscreen lives of kitties and pups! The National Film and Sound Archive are hosting a whole bunch of holiday fun with daily screenings! Cats screenings are every morning at 10am and Dog screenings are every afternoon at 2pm. Bring the family along for your favourite cat and dog films, all you need to decide is which side you’ll take! For ticketing and screening info visit their website. 

The Greatest Showman Sing-Along at Dendy- Sunday 13th January

Due to popular demand, The Greatest Showman is back in cinemas for a one-off sing-along event! Bring the friends and family for this fun and jam to your favourite tunes from the film. The screening will run from 2.30pm and standard ticketing applies. You can purchase through their website.