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Canberra Nara Candle Festival

Enjoy the spectacular visual of 2,000 shimmering candles at the 16th annual Canberra Nara Candle Festival, as we celebrate the 25th year of the Sister City relationship shared between Canberra and Nara, Japan.

Visitors will be mesmerised by the sounds of Japanese music and enchanting lighting that highlights the features of the beautiful Peace Park. The festival brings a wide variety of Japanese and Australian culture, with arts and crafts such as calligraphy, lantern making, origami, ikebana and kite flying.

The festival features Japanese cuisine, markets and stalls with visitors able to take part in various activities.

Dates and times:

27 October 2018

Sat 27th:10.00




Canberra Nara Peace Park & Lennox Gardens
Flynn Drive
Yarralumla  ACT  2600


Free entry