Drummer Queens at the Canberra Theatre Centre – Friday 2 and Saturday 3 July

Join the Canberra Theatre for a live and loud performance from The Drummer Queens. Over 85 minutes, jam together with eight extraordinary women as they bring the beats and raw energy from the bass drums and perform backflips, acrobatics and spectacular dance choreography. Only performing in Canberra for two shows, don’t miss out on this perfect school holidays event. Tickets are available online.

The Vinyl Lounge – Friday 2 July

Vinyl lovers rejoice! Bring your favourite records, share your music stories and hear what’s spinning on the NFSA’s turntables this month. Drinks and snacks will be available from 5pm, book now to register your spot.

Wintervention – Friday 2 to Sunday 4 July

City Renewal Authority, ACT Government and Show Pony Events are bringing Canberra’s most coveted winter attraction, Wintervention back for 2021. Civic Square will once again be transformed into an open-air ice-skating arena over the school holiday period. The markets welcome a range of fashion, art, craft and design stalls from local traders. Stars on Ice will also be performing on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For food, warm up with local favourites Tikka Stand, Neat St. Coffee, La Empanada and Big River Distilling. To book a skate, hit this link.

Come South and Skate at South.Point Tuggeranong – Friday 2 to 4 Sunday July

Setting up just in time for the July school holidays, Centre Court in South.Point Tuggeranong has their very own ice-skating rink with three sessions running throughout the day. Book in now for a 45-minute session and practice your glide on ice.

Canberra Distillery Gin Infused Dinner at Hotel Kurrajong – Saturday 3 July

Be taken on a gin journey with The Canberra Distillery and Chifley Bar & Grill’s gin infused four-course dinner. From 7pm taste spectacular dishes alongside a paired gin beverage at each course, including a gin cocktail on arrival and grazing style starter.  To accompany the night there will also be live acoustic entertainment. Book now. 

American Psycho the Musical – Saturday 3 July

Based on Bret Easton Elis’ 1991 controversial best-selling novel, American Psycho and the 2000 film adaptation, American Psycho the Musical tells the story of Patrick Bateman, a young, handsome and wealthy investment banker with unquenchable desires. Winner of nine Sydney Theatre Awards including Best Production, the musical boasts an impressive Australian creative team. This is your last chance to see the musical at the Canberra Theatre, get your tickets now.

Friends Trivia Night Takeover – Saturday 3 July

Due to popular demand The Durham has added a second session of their Friends trivia night. If you’re a massive fan of the iconic TV show, show off your knowledge with 40 questions and take home prizes for 1st, 2nd or 7th place. To keep in theme there will also be special cocktails based on the Friends characters. Book now at The Durham.

The Canberra Ripper – Saturday 3 July

Do you have what it takes to catch a killer? Join in on an exciting outdoor detective adventure with CluedUpp and solve clues around Canberra to solve the case. Purchase one ticket for a group of 2-6 players and start the mystery anytime between 9am and 2pm. Register now, good luck.

Suitcase Rummage – Saturday 3 July

Shop or sell at a mini scaled market with giant rewards. Suitcase Rummage is back in Canberra at Haig Park and promises to be full of suitcases filled to the brim with pre-loved goodies. To register for a stall follow this link, otherwise if you’re just looking to extend your wardrobe join them anytime from 11am-3pm.

QT Sky High Tea – Saturday 3 July

Set amongst beautiful views of Canberra at QT’s 15th floor Lounge, join them for a high tea experience. Featuring a beautiful array of dishes including mini pollie pies, pretzel rubens with wagyu pastrami, tiramisu cannoli, white chocolate scones and a glass of champagne on arrival, this is decadence at its best. Grab your tickets online.

NRL Raiders vs Titans – Saturday 3 July

Join in the Viking clap 5:30pm on Saturday at GIO Stadium and support the Canberra Raiders as they take on the Gold Coast Titans. Take the whole family, enjoy in the food and drink stalls and cheer on the Greens to victory! Tickets are available at the door. For parking other information head to GIO’s website.

Sesame Street Circus Spectacular – Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 July

See your favourite Sesame Street characters come to life during a 90-minute circus spectacular, featuring performance from Switzerland, Argentina, Colombia, Morocco, Brazil, Ethiopia and Australia. Get tickets for the family on their website.

Dream-Pop Sunday – Sunday 4 July

Every month She’s on the Bill has a gig full of female/gender non-conforming musical talents. This month they present, Dream-Pop Sunday at UC Hub, with two local acts, Liv Li and Miroji, as well as their first ever interstate visitor, Tamara and The Dreams. Get your tickets on Moshtix.

Vine to Wine Tour – Sunday 4 July

Wander through the Lake George Winery with owner Sarah and see where it all happens and have a chance to taste the wines with their ‘Vine to Wine’ experience. Minimum two guests, secure your spot here.