Brookies Gin Dinner at Southern Cross Yacht Club – Friday 17 March

Got a thing for gin? Join the Southern Cross Yacht Club and Cape Byron Distillery home of Brookie’s Gin for an exclusive gin dinner. Pairing five courses with gin cocktails, enjoy a Yamba prawn roll with ‘A Slice in Thyme’, Bangalow Pork Belly with ‘Passion Royale’, Macadamia Cremeux with a ‘Cape Byron Old Fashioned’ and more. Book now.

Karen’s Diner on Tour – Friday 17 and Saturday 18 March

Get ready to speak to the manager because Karen’s Diner on Tour is coming to Canberra to put us in our place! Where the food is great and the service is ungrateful, this absurd, unique environment is full of laughs, banter and top-notch American diner-style grub. Hosted at The Clubhouse Kaleen, enjoy a burger, fries and a soda per ticket. Book now.

Enlighten Festival – Friday 17 to Sunday 19 March

Enlighten Festival is once again lighting up the nation’s capital over 17 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.

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival – Friday 17 March to Sunday 19 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 Comedy Festival – Friday 17 to Sunday 19 March

Canberra’s biggest comedy event is back this month, showcasing international, national and local comedians across two big weeks. Promising to be the biggest Canberra Comedy Festival yet, the lineup includes big names like Peter Helliar, David Hughes and Geraldine Hickey. Book now.

Canberra Balloon Spectacular – Friday 17 to Sunday 19 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.

QT Hotel Balloon Breakfast – Sunday 19 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 lake. Book now.