Canberra Nara Candle Festival


Saturday 28 October 2017

Canberra Nara Peace Park & Lennox Gardens

Enjoy the spectacular visual of 2,000 shimmering candles at the 16th annual Canberra Nara Candle Festival on Saturday 28 October, as we celebrate the 24th 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.

Parking is available in the Parliamentary zone, with a free shuttle bus to Canberra Nara Peace Park. Public parking is not available in the Hyatt Hotel car park.