There are lots of events on this weekend, most of them happening on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so there’s no excuse not to go!


National Alpaca Show at Epic – Fri 23 – Sun 25

The nation’s premier alpaca event is coming to Canberra! Get the ultimate alpaca selfie, come, see some of Australia’s best alpacas on show and see displays of alpaca apparel, fibre, arts and crafts, retail stands. There’ll also be an alpaca fashion show on the Friday night, and camel rides for the kids all weekend long! Entry to the show is free. Book tickets to the Friday night fashion show now

Special Screenings of IT at Dendy – Fri 23 – Sun 25

Relive the nightmare this August with four special screenings of IT at Dendy. Book now

The Farewell – Preview Screening at Dendy – Fri 23

Catch this exclusive screening of 2019 American comedy-drama film featuring ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ star Awkwafina. Book now

Raclette Nights at Pialligo Estate – Fri 23 – Sun 25

Pialligo Estate is offering an affordable buffet of Raclette Melted Cheese, Pialligo Estate Smokehouse Charcuterie (including French Cornichon Pickles), potato, salads and sorbet for dessert for just $40. Book now

Canberra Writers Festival – Fri 23 – Sun 25

The Canberra Writers Festival brings together the best Australian and international writers, thinkers and social and political commentators. Starting on Wednesday 21, this years’ festival with the theme – Power Politics Passion – will scrutinise today’s issues, reflect on the past, contemplate the future and challenge our understanding of it all in a packed program including author talks, panel discussions, and a number of free events. Book now

Tommy Little: Self-Diagnosed Genius – Fri 23

Following sold-out shows across the country, Tommy Little is bringing his new show to Canberra for one night only! After completing the world’s most gruelling marathon in Antarctica (with no previous experience), Tommy’s got a cracking story to share. Book now

Safia ‘Story’s Start or End’ Album Tour – Sat 24

SAFIA returns to their hometown Canberra for a one-night only gig at UC Refectory, following the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album Story’s Start or EndBook tickets

Burning of the Barrel – Sat 24

Ignite the flame and enjoy a night to remember as Lake George Winery hosts their inaugural bonfire night. A new menu will also be available for purchase. Book now

Festival of the Forest – Sat 24

Haig Park Experiments invites you to a unique event celebrating seasonal diversity and a special ‘forest’ in the city. Haig Park will come to life over the course of the with live music, interactive activities, light installations and food and drink stalls. More information

NRL 2019 – Raiders v. Sea Eagles – Sun 25

Watch the Canberra Raiders go up against the Sea Eagles at GIO Stadium. Currently sitting at 3rdon the ladder, the Raiders are predicted to finish at 3rd overall. Join in the Viking clap as we cheer on our boys in green. Book now