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Current events

Bloom Sings Linda Ronstadt, Carole King & Stevie Nicks Concert

    Dates: Friday 19 April 2024

  • Address: Canberra Southern Cross Club, 92-96 Corinna St, Phillip ACT 2606
  • Ages: 12+ years old
April school holiday activities Canberra 2024: Bloom Sings Linda Ronstadt, Carole King Stevie Nicks Concert
April school holiday activities Canberra 2024: Bloom Sings Linda Ronstadt, Carole King Stevie Nicks Concert

Get ready for a sensational night of music with Bloom Sings as she celebrates the hits of Stevie Nicks, Carole King, and Linda Ronstadt!

This wonderful tribute show will mesmerize audiences of all ages with powerful vocals and beloved songs like "You're No Good," "Dreams," and "Landslide."

Don't miss this one-night-only event that's sure to charm and entertain!

Bloom Sings Tickets:

  • Show only: $43.60
  • Dinner and show: $89.50

Circus Rio: Queanbeyan 2024

    Dates: Friday 19 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024

  • Address: Queanbeyan Showground, Glebe Ave, Queanbeyan NSW 2620
  • Ages: 1+ years old
Whats on Queanbeyan for families: Circus Rio
Whats on Queanbeyan for families: Circus Rio

The fantastic Circus Rio Spectacular is bringing together a unique team of internationally acclaimed performers to Queanbeyan!

Circus Rio is an awesome kid-friendly event for ACT & NSW families. The show features juggling, acrobatics, aerialists, hand-balancing, clowning, illusion, FMX riders and much more!

Don’t miss the finale somersault stunt 15m high through the air above the stage!

Circus Rio tickets

  • Tickets start from $20
  • Children under 2 years: FREE on the lap

Questacon Sci(Fi)Night & General Admission Tickets

    Dates: Monday 12 February 2024 - Tuesday 30 April 2024

  • Address: Questacon, King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600
  • Ages: Toddlers, preschoolers, school kids
Join Science Time activities @ Questacon in Cabnerra. Plus, Sci(Fi)Night on the 4th of May 2024
Join Science Time activities @ Questacon in Cabnerra. Plus, Sci(Fi)Night on the 4th of May 2024

It’s time to embark on an exciting learning adventure with Questacon in Canberra to inspire your child's love for science!

Science Time Questacon tickets:

  • Adult: $24.50
  • Child (4 - 16 years old): $18.90
  • Child (0 - 3 years old): FREE
  • Q Club members: FREE

Sci(Fi)Night tickets (Sat 04 May 2024):

  • Adult: $31.60
  • Member Adult: $24.50
  • Concession Card Holder: $24.50

Harry Potter Concert: The Magical Music of Harry Potter

    Dates: Thursday 27 June 2024

  • Address: Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Duration: 3.5 hours, including intermission
  • Ages: All ages
The Magical Music of Harry Potter, Concert in Canberra ACT
The Magical Music of Harry Potter, Concert in Canberra ACT

Calling all Harry Potter fans! Get ready for a magical experience like no other. The enchanting world of Harry Potter is coming to Canberra with the best songs and music from all Harry Potter films.

The Magical Symphonic & Philharmonic Film Orchestra brings to life the iconic music from the Harry Potter films. Plus, a special guest, a star from the Harry Potter universe, will join the concert.

Prepare for some fun and good humour as they make the concert unforgettable!

Harry Potter in Concert tickets

  • Tickets start at $99.

The Lord Of The Rings And The Hobbit The Concert

    Dates: Friday 28 June 2024

  • Address: Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Duration: 3.5 hours, including intermission
  • Ages: All ages
The Lord Of The Rings in concert, Canberra, ACT
The Lord Of The Rings in concert, Canberra, ACT

Prepare to be transported to a world of magic and wonder with The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit - The Concert.

This concert will take you on a musical journey through the lands of hobbits, elves, and epic adventures. Experience the thrilling sounds of Mordor, the exhilarating chase of the black riders, and the ethereal melodies of the elves.

Gather your family and embark on this mesmerising musical adventure together!

Lord Of The Rings in Concert tickets

  • Tickets start at $99.

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Past events

Aladdin stage show in Canberra: Aladdin and His Magic Smartwatch

    Dates: Wednesday 04 October 2023

  • Address: Canberra Southern Cross Club, 92-96 Corinna St, Phillip ACT 2606
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Canberra school holidays: Aladdin stage show in Canberra
What's on in Canberra school holidays: Aladdin stage show in Canberra

Get ready for an exciting adventure with the Aladdin and his Magic Smart Watch stage show in Canberra!

Aladdin traded his boring old lamp for a brand-new Smartwatch, but he got more than he bargained for with a strange Genie who always gets things wrong.

Aladdin's wishes for a big house turned into a big mouse, and his mom isn't happy with his laziness.

Aladdin plans to make the Genie do his chores and homework, but he soon realises that you should be careful what you wish for!

Join Aladdin on this interactive family-friendly performance full of magic and fun during the Canberra school holidays 2023!

Aladdin stage show tickets

  • Standard ticket: $23.20

Disney Princess Concert - Canberra

    Dates: Saturday 07 October 2023

  • Address: Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Duration: 2 hours (with a 20-min intermission)
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Canberra school holidays: Disney Princess Concert in Canberra
What's on in Canberra school holidays: Disney Princess Concert in Canberra

Get ready for an enchanting Disney Princess Concert in Canberra with iconic music from your favourite princess movies during the upcoming September school holidays 2023!

Join this magical stage production featuring screen stars and a talented quartet of Broadway, sing along to all your favourite princess songs, hear exclusive behind-the-scenes stories, and immerse yourselves in Disney magic! And don't forget to dress up!

Tickets for Disney Princess Concert in Canberra

  • Tickets start from $79.90

Floriade in Canberra

    Dates: Saturday 16 September 2023 - Sunday 15 October 2023

  • Address: Commonwealth Park, Commonwealth Ave, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Canberra - September 2023 - October 2023: Floriade, the Biggest Celebration of Spring
What's on in Canberra - September 2023 - October 2023: Floriade, the Biggest Celebration of Spring

Get ready for a blooming and family-friendly adventure with Floriade in Canberra!

Australia's most fantastic spring celebration is back at Commonwealth Park in Canberra from Saturday 16 September to Sunday 15 October 2023.

This year's theme, "Floral Wonderland," promises to amaze you with over one million colourful blooms.

Bring the whole family to enjoy flowers, cultural celebrations, tasty food, workshops, family shows, and more. Don't miss out on such family-friendly events as Floriade Garden Tour and Circus Wonderland!

Floriade Canberra tickets:

  • FREE Entry to Floriade
  • Floriade Garden Tour Adult ticket: $15 (Kids under 4 years are FREE)
  • Circus Wonderland General Admission: from $30

FREE school holiday event: Dark Matter Exhibition

    Dates: Monday 02 October 2023 - Thursday 26 October 2023

  • Address: PhotoAccess, Manuka Arts Centre, 30 Manuka Circle, Griffith, ACT, 2603
  • Ages: All age groups
Free things to do in Canberra school holidays: Dark Matter Exhibition at PhotoAccess, Manuka Arts Centre, ACT. On photo: Odette England Buried series
Free things to do in Canberra school holidays: Dark Matter Exhibition at PhotoAccess, Manuka Arts Centre, ACT. On photo: Odette England Buried series

Get ready to journey into Dark Matter '23, a photo exhibition from 02 October to 26 October 2023.

Witness the incredible results of the Dark Matter Artist Residency, where talented artists have delved into innovative image-based creations using alternative processes and cutting-edge techniques.

Become part of the creative energy - it's a FREE thing to do in Canberra that's perfect for families during the September/October school holidays!

Tickets:

No registration is required for this event.

Possum Magic - Sydney

    Dates: Thursday 26 October 2023

  • Address: Orange Civic Theatre, 135 Byng St, Orange NSW 2800
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Ages: All ages, ideal for 3-8 years old
Family events & kids events Sydney: Possum Magic
Family events & kids events Sydney: Possum Magic

Are you ready to be whisked away into a magical world that has captured children's hearts for over four decades? Don’t miss the chance to see Possum Magic, a classic Australian tale, come to life on stage in Sydney!

With live action, puppetry, projected animation, and some stage magic by Monkey Baa Theatre Company, the pages of this beloved story have been transformed into an unforgettable live performance.

Possum Magic tickets

  • Standard: $28 per person
  • Concession: $24 per person
  • Children (2-17 years old): $20
  • Family of 4: $78

Trick AND Treat Halloween night at BOUNCE in Canberra

    Dates: Tuesday 31 October 2023

  • Address: Bounce Belconnen, 18 Benjamin Way, Belconnen, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2617
  • Ages: All ages
Halloween events in Canberra: Trick AND Treat Halloween night at BOUNCE Trampoline parks
Halloween events in Canberra: Trick AND Treat Halloween night at BOUNCE Trampoline parks

Get spookay at BOUNCE for a Trick AND Treat Halloween night!

Visit any BOUNCE venue from 4pm onwards on Tuesday 31st October!

Join us for non-stop Halloween fun. There will be games, prizes and many chances to collect some tasty treats. 🤸‍♀️🎃 🎉

Jump out of your BOUNCE socks for a freestyle experience with a twist.

Book your tickets today!

BBL13: Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder

    Dates: Saturday 23 December 2023

  • Address: Lavington Sports Ground, 1 Hanna St, Hamilton Valley NSW 2641
  • Ages: All ages
What's on for families: Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder BBL game
What's on for families: Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder BBL game

Calling all cricket enthusiasts and families! Get ready for an unforgettable cricket game Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder in Hamilton Valley, NSW.

The cricket fever is back, and you won't want to miss a moment of the thrilling action!

Become part of the roaring crowd, cheer for your favorite cricket team, and create unforgettable memories with your family.

With a newly reduced BBL season, tickets are limited, so secure yours today! 🏏🌟

Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder tickets:

  • General admission ticket: from $5

Circus Spectacular - Albury

    Dates: Thursday 11 January 2024 - Sunday 28 January 2024

  • Address: Albury Showground, Fallon St, North Albury NSW 2640
  • Ages: All ages
School holiday activities (NSW): Circus Spectacular in Albury
School holiday activities (NSW): Circus Spectacular in Albury

Get ready for a jaw-dropping family event - Circus Spectacular in Albury!

It's a thrilling family show packed with excitement. You'll witness the performers tackle the death-defying wheel of steel, perform their breathtaking acrobatics, and showcase stunning aerial routines.

The show is brought to life by the talented Ashton Family and features dynamic dancers and amazing live vocals that will keep you entertained from start to finish. Don't miss this incredible school holiday event!

Circus Spectacular Tickets:

  • Standard tickets start from $16.65

Invincible: Michael Jackson Tribute Show

    Dates: Wednesday 14 February 2024

  • Address: Canberra Southern Cross Club, 92-96 Corinna St, Phillip ACT 2606
  • Ages: Teenagers, young people & adults
What's on in Canberra: Invincible, A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson
What's on in Canberra: Invincible, A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson

Get ready for an electrifying tribute to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson! INVINCIBLE The Show is coming to Canberra with iconic songs, mind-blowing dance moves, and high-energy action!

Produced and directed by Darrin Ross and choreographed by Lavelle Smith Jr, who's worked with music legends like Michael Jackson, Rihanna, and the Rolling Stones, this show is the closest you'll get to a real Michael Jackson concert.

Don't miss out – it's going to be invincible!

Invincible The Show tickets:

  • Show tickets start at $64.
  • Dinner & Show tickets are from $109.85.

Freestyle Kings - Canberra 2024

    Dates: Friday 16 February 2024

  • Address: GIO Stadium, Battye St, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Canberra: Freestyle Kings show
What's on in Canberra: Freestyle Kings show

Get ready to buckle up for the most incredible show on two wheels! Freestyle Kings Live is coming to Canberra in February 2024, and it will blow you away!

This action-packed, family-friendly extravaganza is designed to keep you at the edge of your seat for 2 hours of non-stop thrills.

Get ready to witness jaw-dropping stunts that will leave you gasping in awe!

Freestyle Kings Canberra ticket prices:

  • Standard Ticket: From $68.20
  • Child (0-2 Years): Free Entry (on the knee of a paying adult)

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne 2024: Canberra

    Dates: Friday 01 March 2024

  • Address: St Christopher's Cathedral, Corner of Canberra Avenue and, Furneaux St, Forrest ACT 2603
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Canberra: Chamber Philharmonia Cologne concert (Vivaldi, Mozart, Paganini)
What's on in Canberra: Chamber Philharmonia Cologne concert (Vivaldi, Mozart, Paganini)

Experience the magic of classical music with Chamber Philharmonia Cologne concert in Canberra!

With the repertoire blending well-known classics with hidden gems, promising a delightful musical journey for all ages.

No matter where they perform, whether in a small village church, an open-air setting, a grand cathedral, or the iconic Sydney Opera House, their passion for music shines through. With around 300 concerts globally each year, their mission is to inspire people of all ages to love classical music.

Chamber Philharmonia Cologne tickets:

  • Standard Ticket: $50.28
  • Junior Ticket (6-18 Year Olds): $40.08
  • Concession: $45.18
  • Children 0-5 years old: FREE.

Circus Rio: Orange 2024

    Dates: Friday 08 March 2024 - Sunday 17 March 2024

  • Address: North Orange Shopping Centre, 9 Telopea Way, Bletchington NSW 2800
  • Ages: 1+ years old
Whats on Orange, NSW for families: Circus Rio
Whats on Orange, NSW for families: Circus Rio

The amazing Circus Rio Spectacular is bringing together a unique team of internationally acclaimed performers to Orange, NSW!

Circus Rio is a wonderful kid-friendly event for NSW families. The show features juggling, acrobatics, aerialists, hand-balancing, clowning, illusion, FMX riders and much more!

Don’t miss the finale somersault stunt 15m high through the air above the stage!

Circus Rio tickets

  • Tickets start from $22.50
  • Children under 2 years: FREE on the lap

Circus Rio: Canberra 2024

    Dates: Friday 08 March 2024 - Sunday 17 March 2024

  • Address: Opposite of Canberra Impact Church, 200 Clive Steele Ave, Monash ACT 2904
  • Ages: 1+ years old
Whats on school term 2024 Canberra: Circus Rio
Whats on school term 2024 Canberra: Circus Rio

The impressive Circus Rio Spectacular is bringing together a unique team of internationally acclaimed performers to Canberra!

Circus Rio is a fabulous kid-friendly event for ACT families. The show features juggling, acrobatics, aerialists, hand-balancing, clowning, illusion, FMX riders and much more!

Don’t miss the finale somersault stunt 15m high through the air above the stage!

Circus Rio tickets

  • Tickets start from $21.25
  • Children under 2 years: FREE on the lap

The Name's Bond: James Bond Music Score Canberra Concert

    Dates: Saturday 23 March 2024

  • Address: Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden, 92-96 Corinna St, Phillip ACT 2606
  • Ages: Teenagers & Adults
What's on during school term 2024 Canberra (March 2024): The Name's Bond - James Bond Concert
What's on during school term 2024 Canberra (March 2024): The Name's Bond - James Bond Concert

Get ready for a night of glamour and great music at The Name's Bond ... James Bond Concert in Canberra!

For one night only, experience all the iconic Bond themes performed live by the Smooth Ops band. With spectacular vocals, stunning choreography by HighKix Cabaret dancers, and dazzling visuals, this is a Bond extravaganza like no other.

Enjoy the show only, or pair the performance with a delicious dinner. Dress to impress in your best red carpet attire and immerse yourself in the captivating world of 007.

Don't miss this exciting event - book your tickets today!

The Name's Bond: James Bond Concert Tickets:

  • Show tickets from $58.90

BOUNCE After Dark Party - End of ACT School Term Celebration 🎉

    Dates: Friday 05 April 2024

  • Address: BOUNCE Belconnen, 18 Benjamin Way, Belconnen, Canberra, ACT, 2617
  • Duration: 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Ages: School-aged kids and Teenagers
Canberra events for school-aged kids and teens: BOUNCE After Dark Party
Canberra events for school-aged kids and teens: BOUNCE After Dark Party

BOUNCE After Dark is back for the ultimate end-of-school-term party to kick off the April school holidays 2024!

From 6 pm, the lights go down, and the awesome tunes start pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun.

The live DJ & Hosts will make it a great night for everyone, with nonstop awesome tunes, fun games, and prizes to be won.

Book your friends in for a night of awesomeness and come party at BOUNCE:

  • Choose from a jump-only ticket ($35), or
  • Upgrade to a meal and drink combo for only $10 extra.

Book online to secure your place today - It’s the perfect event for kids and teens to celebrate the end of school term!

The Dinomaniacs Show

    Dates: Monday 15 April 2024

  • Address: Bathurst Panthers, 132 Piper St, Bathurst NSW 2795
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Ages: All ages
What's on Sydney school holidays: The Dinomaniacs Show
What's on Sydney school holidays: The Dinomaniacs Show

Get ready for The Dinomaniacs, a spectacular family show and a roaring adventure like no other!

Join a highly interactive and energetic DINOSAUR extravaganza that the whole family will love!

Let your imagination run wild as you travel back in time alongside Toby the T-Rex, Trixi Triceratops, and our Aussie dinosaurs, Ozzi & Oi!

The Dinomaniacs Show tickets

  • Tickets are $22.60 per person
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