Your 2020 Social Diary

Your 2020 Social Diary

There's always something happening in and around Canberra. Pick the event you want to attend and mark it in your calendar.

  1. January

    Australia Day in the Capital
    Stage 88, Commonwealth Park, 26 January.

    Matisse & Picasso
    National Gallery of Australia, until 13 April

    Big Bash League: Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades
    Manuka Oval, 15 January

    Women's T20I: India v England
    Manuka Oval, 31 January

  2. February

    Women's T20I: Australia v England
    Manuka Oval, 1 February

    Women's T20I: Australia v India
    Manuka Oval, 2 February

    DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition
    National Museum of Australia, until 2 February

    Canberra Triathlon Festival
    Rond Terrace, 15 February

    National Multicultural Festival
    City Centre, 21-23 February

    ICC Women's T20 World Cup
    Manuka Oval, 26-28 February

    Enlighten Festival
    Various Venues, 28 Feb - 15 March

    Enlighten Illuminations at Enlighten Festival
    Parliamentary Zone, 28 Feb - 9 March



  3. March

    Lights! Canberra! Action! at Enlighten Festival
    Senate Rose Gardens, Old Parliament House, 6 March

    Canberra Balloon Spectacular at Enlighten Festival
    Lawns of Old Parliament House, 7-15 March

    Symphony in the Park at Enlighten Festival
    Stage 88, Commonwealth Park, 8 March

    Canberra 2020 Racing Carnival
    Thoroughbred Park, 8-9 March

    Canberra Day at Enlighten Festival
    King Edward Terrace, 9 March

    Games Masters: The Exhibition
    National Film and Sound Archive, until 9 March

    Super Rugby: Brumbies v Waratahs
    GIO Stadium, 15 March

    Hit 104.7 Skyfire at Enlighten Festival
    Regatta Point, Lake Burley Griffin, 14 March

    Art, Not Apart
    Various locations, 14 March

    Canberra Comedy Festival
    Various locations, 16-22 March

    Wine Machine Canberra
    Commonwealth Park, 21 March

    Netier National Capital Rally
    Kowen Forest, 21-22 March

  4. April

    Australian Running Festival
    Kind George Terrace, 4-5 April

    National Folk Festival
    Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), 9-13 April

    Canberra and Region Heritage Festival
    Various Venues, 14 April - 3 May

    Anzac Day Commemoration
    Australian War Memorial, 25 April

    Groovin’ the Moo
    EPIC, 25 April

  5. May

    Canberra International Music Festival
    Various locations, 1-10 May

    Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
    National Film and Sound Archive, 13-17 May

    Reconciliation Day
    Glebe Park, 27 May

    Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now
    National Gallery of Australia, 30 May - 13 September

  6. June

    Handmade Market Canberra
    EPIC, 26-28 June

  7. July

    The Truffle Festival – Canberra Region
    Various locations

  8. August

    Canberra Writers Festival
    Various locations, 12-16 August

  9. September

    Floriade including NightFest
    Commonwealth Park, 12 September – 11 October

    AMB 100 Mountian Bike Marathon
    Stromlo, 27 September

  10. October

    Canberra International Film Festival
    Various Locations

    Murrumbateman Moving Feast
    Various Locations, 3-4 October

    Murrumbateman Field Days
    Murrumbaeman Recreation Ground, 17-18 October

    Canberra International Riesling Challenge Riesling Experience
    Albert Hall, 24 October

    Canberra Nara Candle Festival
    Canberra Nara Peace Park, 24 October


  11. November

    Fair Day
    Ainslie Gorman Arts Centre

    Remembrance Day
    Australian War Memorial, 11 November

    Spilt Milk
    Commonwealth Park

  12. December

    Christmas in Civic

    NYE in the City
    Civic Square, 31 December


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