Canberra Symphony Orchestra Shell Prom Picnic Concert – 30 Nov

Don’t miss Canberra’s biggest family picnic, with Broadway and West End hits performed live by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra. A tradition in the capital for nearly 40 years, the Shell Prom is an opportunity to enjoy well-loved music in a relaxed, family friendly environment. This year’s program runs from 4.45pm and features musical theatre and film favourites from My Fair Lady to Frozen, conducted by Geoffrey Castles with guest stars Simon Gleeson and Genevieve Kingsford. Pack a picnic (BYO permitted) or enjoy the Lions Club sausage sizzle and the Lerida Estate Winery bar on the night. Discounts available for groups of 10+ and families. Book online at or call CSO Direct on 02 6262 6772.

A Very Canberra Comedy Festival Christmas – 30 Nov

Canberra Comedy Festival has a very special Christmas present for you! Join the festival’s best comedians as they get you into the festive spirit in an amazing show packed with comedy superstars. This 2-hour showcase event features some of the very best acts from the 2020 festival line-up. Don’t wait until March 2020 to get your laughter fix, join this Xmas for the best Santa-sack full of laughs this side of the North Pole! Located at Canberra Theatre Centre from 7.30 – 9.30pm. Buy tickets here. 

Pets and Pimms at Hotel Kurrajong – 30 Nov

Do you love puppies, kittens and pets of every kind? Hotel Kurrajong is partnering with the RSPCA to throw the purrrfect garden party for you and our favourite four-legged friends from the local pet shelter. Enjoy cuddles with puppies, kittens and pets of every kind in our courtyard. Every ticket includes a Pimms cocktail (or mocktail for under 18s). Refreshments will also be available for purchase for both humans and pets! Tickets only $25 per person and include a donation going directly to the RSPCA. Join at 11am to 1pm. Book your tickets here. Find out more here.

For the love of Canberra Photo Exhibition – 30 Nov – 1 Dec

Join for a free photo exhibition bringing the work of Canberra-based photographers from social media to the real world. The event will be held at the Canberra & Region Visitor Centre at Regatta Point from 9am – 4pm. This is a free event.

Grapes of Mirth at Pialligo Estate – 1 Dec

Grapes of Mirth provides the ultimate festival day with five headline comedy sets, a host with the most, and some sweet DJ tunes (brought to you by the one and only, DJ PEDRO MOSHMAN!) to keep you entertained before, between, and after the comedy has ended. This is an 18+ event, because there are comedians involved, and well, because there are comedians involved. Strictly NO BYO food or beverage. Event runs from 12 – 6pm and tickets include a take home wine glass. Buy tickets here.

Beer Day Out 2019 – 1 Dec

This year Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets has teamed up with Beer Day Out Canberra. Join on Sunday to ring in Summer with fresh beers and exciting Canberra produce. There will be brewery stalls with samples, boutique food trucks, live music, face painting, a jumping castle and balloons. Event will run from 11-3pm. Entry is FREE with free parking and easy access bus routes.

Sunseeker Sunday’s: Gordon’s Pink Gin Garden – 1 Dec

Your Summer Sunday sesh is here! Say hello to those golden rays with the new edition of Walt and Burley’s Sunseeker Sundays featuring Gordon’s Pink Gin! Sit by the waters edge with refreshing Gordon’s Pink Pop-up Bars, fresh seafood bars, live acoustic tunes and chilled lake vibes. Try Paddles and Boards weekend special where you can select a premium beer paddle with any grazing board for just $50 (wine flight option +$10). Relax at Walt and Burley all Sunday, every Sunday from 11am, just as the Foreshoreans do. Book now on 6239 6648.