Indigenous Art Market – Friday 8 to Sunday 10 December

Don’t miss Canberra’s largest Indigenous Art Market this weekend, showcasing the nation’s rich tapestry of artists and producers! Stroll the stalls and browse the breathtaking art pieces, paintings, textiles and sculptures. The Acton Peninsula will be bustling with plenty of food trucks and entertainment. The event is free, reserve a spot here.

Handmade Christmas Market – Friday 8 to Sunday 10 December

Canberra’s favourite handmade food and design market is this weekend, Christmas edition! Secure unique and thoughtful gifts in preparation for the holiday season, whilst supporting over 260 talented local makers and small-business owners. Think limited-edition fashion, ceramics, furniture, children’s toys, artworks, and jewellery to choose from, along with an indoor gourmet food and wine pavilion. Find all the stallholders here.

Genesis Owusu – Saturday 9 December

Award-winning Australian hip-hop artist, Genesis Owusu, is taking the stage in Canberra this Saturday, as part of his biggest national tour to date! Joined by special guest EARTHGANG, you can expect an electrifying performance in a contagiously high-energy atmosphere. Set to be an unmissable event, secure your tickets here.

Summer German Markets – Sunday 10 December

What better way to spend your Sunday than blissfully strolling the sun-kissed market stalls, deli snacks in hand, serenaded by the local Christmas choir? The beloved Summer German Markets, hosted by the Harmonie Club, returns this weekend, offering a seemingly endless selection of German goodies. Including homemade cakes, deli goods, wine, beer and schnapps. Plus, the fan-favourite sausage stall whipping up fresh German sausages all day! Entry is free, find the details here.

Aqua Park Adventure – Sunday 10 December

Summer has well and truly arrived! Canberra Aqua Park, Lake Burley Griffin’s iconic giant inflatable obstacle course, is back in action. Take on the challenge of climbing, sliding and slipping through the maze of ladders, slides and arches. Then finish it off with a test run off the famous jumping pillow. Get your tickets here.

Super Christmas Sunday at the Old Bus Depot – Sunday 10 December

The festive season is in full swing! Stop by the Old Bus Depot this weekend and find it brimming with energy for Super Christmas Sunday. Take your time to peruse the stalls and find handmade decorations, fresh Christmas trees, unique gifts and local seasonal produce. Then, say cheese for a family or pet photo with Santa. Find the details here.