What’s on this weekend in Canberra…
THE SPIRIT OF CANBERRA @ UNDERGROUND SPIRITS – Thursday 21st January
A Pop Up Urban Distillery Experience overlooking Lake Burley Griffin! An immersive 45-minute talk telling the story of how Underground Spirits came to life in Canberra. Then, some history of gin, where it came from, what it’s known for and why it’s so popular today.
After all the talking you will also need a refreshing G&T in hand! Four sample tastings + one G&T Long Drink are included throughout the experience. Bookings essential. Book here.
WINE AND DINE, MORE FOR FOUR AT FIRST EDITION
The best wine are the ones we share with friends! Book a dinner for four adults and receive a complimentary bottle of house wine for your table. Enjoy our seasonal dinner menu design by executive head chef Jennie Tressler. Book here.
MAD MAX: FURY FRIDAY’S AT DENDY CINEMAS – Friday 22nd January
Join us for FURY FRIDAY’S, a monthly screening of Mad Max: Fury Road on a Friday of every month.
Tom Hardy stars as Max, a drifter and survivor who unwillingly joins Imperator Furiosa, a rebel warrior, in a quest to overthrow a tyrant who controls the land’s water supply.
Come and along for the ride in this post-apocalyptic wasteland. Get tickets here.
AUSSIE DAY EXTRA LONG WEEKEND – Friday 22nd Jan – Tuesday 26th Jan
Walt & Burley celebrate the Aussie Day EXTRA Long Weekend! 5 days of summer long weekend fun!
They are kicking off on Friday 22nd with live music from 8:30 pm. To celebrate Australia’s hottest hits Walt & Burley will be playing the Hottest 100 countdown from noon on Saturday 23rd, with live music as soon as the countdown ends to continue the party. Happy Hour prices for everyone who shows up wearing their favourite band T-shirts in support of live music!
Then relax and join in for a Sunday chilled session, $10 bloody Mary’s all day, plus enjoy live music from 2 pm onwards. On Monday 25th, Walt & Burley will be hosting an Australian themed trivia night from 7 pm onwards, prizes to be won! Meat raffle will be drawn at 6 pm. To celebrate Australia Day on the shore with Walt & Burley, and get involved in the Great Thong Race! Reel in your team’s thong using a fishing rod the fastest to win, bridge to bridge in the canal! Prizes to be won!
Join in all weekend and take the extra day off, because, in true Bob Hawke spirit, any boss who sacks anyone for not turning up on a Monday is a bum. Book here.
AUST GAY PARTY @ CUBE – Friday 22nd January
5 AFTER 5 AT FIRST EDITION – Every Friday
Celebrate Fridays after 5 pm with a group of 5 at First Edition and the second round is on us. Debrief and catch up with friends while overlooking Canberra from our bar. Bookings essential. Book here.
ASSEMBLY’S TRIPLE J COUNTDOWN PARTY – Saturday 23rd January
Canberra’s biggest Triple J countdown party. Come party while we countdown through the songs that got us through 2020. Starting at 12 pm, drink specials include $7 Captial Brewing Coast Ale & Summit Ale Schooners + $25 Pimms Jugs!
$30 general admission. $50 VIP (beer garden access). Get tickets here.
CAPITAL BREWING HOTTEST 100 COUNTDOWN PARTY – Saturday 23rd January
It’s that time of year again! Join Captial Brewing at the taproom as they countdown the best beers and tunes of 2020. They are counting down the GABS Hottest 100 beers while also blasting Triple J’s Hottest 100 over the speakers.
Hosted in the front beer garden with the outdoor bar in full swing! Tinnie giveaways and beer bingo will also be returning.
WALK-INS ONLY. No need to book!
CAPITAL REGION FARMERS MARKETS – Every Saturday
With over 100 passionate stallholders, the Capital Region Farmers Markets is a meeting place for local producers and foodie fanatics. Here you’ll find local fruit and veggies, fresh meats and handmade items from pasta to pastries, as well as food vendors and live music. A great place to grab a coffee, fresh groceries and yummy street food, there is also an informative events program including cooking demonstrations.
Location: EPIC, Flemington Road & Federal Highway, Kenny ACT 2911
SOUTHSIDE FARMERS MARKET – Every Sunday
Conveniently located on the Canberra College campus in Woden, the Southside Farmers Markets are a great place to get your weekly groceries, and meet the producers! With farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, meat, fish, bread, eggs, honey and much more, you can browse the stalls and chat with locals with a coffee in one hand and a tasty snack in the other.
Location: Canberra College, Launceston Street, Phillip Canberra, ACT