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Canberra will shine bright with culture and creativity as the Enlighten Festival brings together the best autumn events. Held over 17 days from 26 February to 14 March, the city will come alive with a range of free and ticketed events.

Kick off the festival with Enlighten Illuminations as architectural projections light up some of Canberra's most iconic national attractions in the Parliamentary Triangle from 26 February to 8 March. Use the CheckIn CBR app as you view the projections, register now to indulge your inner foodie at Bentspoke Beer Garden and Enlighten Alley and book your tickets for exclusive access to explore the national attractions after dark.

Register now to enjoy all the Festival offerings, starting with having your mornings brightened when the Canberra Balloon Spectacular returns from 6 to 14 March as hot air balloons fill the sky. Grab yourself a spot to celebrate local creativity as Lights! Canberra! Action! (5 March) shines a light on local film-makers and Symphony in the Park (7 March) provides the perfect soundtrack to your sunset picnic. Celebrate the city’s birthday at Canberra Day (8 March) and enjoy the attractions, venues, and community that make Canberra a wonderful place to live, work and play.

To see the full program for the Enlighten Festival and to register for all events, visit enlightencanberra.com for more information.

Costs

Entry costs for this event have not been provided.

Questacon illuminated with Chines dragon dancers
Jellyfish illuminated
Dog Balloons over lake
Parliament House lit up

Dates

26 Feb - 14 Mar 2021
March 2021
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Location

This event is on at multiple locations. Check the website for details.

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.