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Australia Day in the Capital

Australia Day 2019

Saturday 26 January
Regatta Point and Patrick White Lawns

Celebrate with family and friends this Australia Day in Canberra with music, food and fireworks.

Sit back and relax as the perfect live soundtrack fills the air at Regatta Point. Kicking off at 4pm, celebrations will be spread across Regatta Point and Patrick White Lawns. Headlined by Rogue Traders featuring Natalie Bassingthwaighte, the main stage at Regatta Point will have back-to-back entertainment. The concert will also feature a mix of local Canberra based artists including The Advocates Canberra, Los Chavos Music and Big Boss Groove.

Patrick White Lawns will host a range of sporting and interactive activities, where you can try your hand at a cricket fast bowl, practice your golf swing and so much more.

Pack a picnic or tantalise your taste buds at the food trucks at both Regatta Point and Patrick White Lawns. Finish the night off with a show-stopping fireworks display from the lake and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge at 9pm. 

Regatta Point Stage Schedule

4pm – The Advocates

5pm – Mickey Sulit

6pm – Los Chavos

6.45pm – F/A – 18A Aerial Handling Display

7pm – Big Boss Groove

8pm – Rogue Traders

9pm - Fireworks


National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony

Saturday 26 January - From 9am
Rond Terrace, Parkes

The National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony is held on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. This year's ceremony will welcome 25 of Australia's newest citizens. The event is open to the public and entry is free.

Chief Minister’s Australia Day Regatta

Saturday 26 January - 2:45pm to 3:30pm
Canberra Yacht Club

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