Canberra Balloon Spectacular
7-15 March 2015
The Canberra Balloon Spectacular is considered to be one of the best hot air ballooning events in the world. Join us in March as the festival celebrates its 29th year. Held over nine days, pilots inflating their balloons on the lawns of Old Parliament House from 6.15am each day before ascending into the sky.
Canberra Day 2015
Monday 9 March
This year Canberra Day will feature a new look, a new location and an exciting Canberra-centric program headlined by Australian electronic act SAFIA. The local community will take centre stage at this year’s Canberra Day celebrations, which have been relocated to Patrick White Lawns in front of the National Library of Australia.
Canberra’s Anzac Centenary Tribute
Sunday 8 March 2015
Canberra's Anzac Centenary Tribute will begin with a traditional ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony featuring Australia's Federation Guard and the combined bands of the Australian Defence Force featuring the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force bands.
Between Feb 27 and Mar 7
Culture and creativity illuminate the capital See Canberra come to life after dark when cultural institutions across the capital open their doors to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences between February 27 and March 7.
Art, Not Apart
14 March 2015
Exhibitions, performances, installations, strange interventions, street food, cafes and a dance party. Cross-disciplinary works that ‘say something’ are a focus, many have been commissioned, and they are carefully placed throughout the beautiful NewActon Precinct, Westside (shipping container village) and Acton beach and an Art Walk between.
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Dates and times:
1 January 1970
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Canberra Public Holidays