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A busy Enlighten festival, with happy crowds

The busiest night at Enlighten's Festival Hub surpassed the busiest night in 2023, and attendance was up by 27 per cent on last year,.

Canberra Balloon Spectacular takes flight

The 2024 Canberra Balloon Spectacular kicked off this morning, 9 March, with a large crowd in attendance enjoying the perfect weather.

Culture and creativity: Enlighten returns to Canberra

This year’s Enlighten festival will take place from 1 to 11 March – a week and a half where culture and creativity collide in Canberra.

From Enlighten to the economy: Chief Minister’s plans for tourism

The Enlighten Festival (1 to 11 March) will once more light up Canberra nights - and the Chief Minister plans to increase tourism.

Food for thought: Enlighten toasts World Pride this weekend

For the first time ever, Canberra's Enlighten Festival will include Pride Weekend, Friday 10 to Sunday 12 March, in honour of Australia hosting World Pride in Sydney. The celebrations are to include a range of events to commemorate the Capital’s LGBTIQA+ community.

Are you local? Street Food Live comes to Enlighten Festival

Street Food Live opens tonight on the lawns of Old Parliament House, and runs for the next 10 days, as part of the Enlighten Festival.

Enlighten Festival blasts back to Canberra

To the past and out of this world, the Enlighten Festival program offers journeys through space and time. Go on an adventure around the parliamentary triangle and city centre over 17 days and nights, from 3 to 19 March.

Enlighten bangs and stomps its way into Canberra City, and beyond

You may not think dinosaurs and the big bang have much in common, however, creatures from both periods have made their way to Canberra’s city centre for City Illuminations as part of this year’s Enlighten Festival.

What’s on around Canberra this weekend, 3-5 March

The first taste of autumn comes to Canberra this weekend, 3-5 March with slighter cooler weather.

Hounds of heaven fly over Canberra’s Enlighten Festival

Canberra morning skies will be a blaze of colour and movement when the Canberra Balloon Spectacular returns during the Enlighten Festival.

Check out Canberra’s Enlighten Festival 2023 line-up

Canberra's Enlighten Festival 2023 line-up of events has been unveiled, with the festivities spanning across 3 to 19 March.

Have a gay time: Enlighten Festival celebrates Pride

The Enlighten Festival will light up Canberra in 2023 with 17 days of culture and creativity from 3 to 19 March. This year, for the first time, Canberra’s annual autumn festival will...

Van Gogh Alive opening night

Social photos at the Van Gogh Alive opening night, The Grand Pavilion, National Triangle at Parkes Place Lawns. Photos: Denholm Samaras.

Enlighten Illuminations light up the National Triangle

With Enlighten Festival now underway, Canberra’s national institutions and attractions have been lighting up this week with a series of stunning architectural projections combining light, sound and movement to create an enthralling experience.

What’s on in Canberra this weekend 4-6 March

on. With all the fun and excitement of the Enlighten Festival making a welcome return to the national capital, there's so much happening it's almost - but not quite - overwhelming.

Immersive Van Gogh experience opens in Canberra this month

The internationally acclaimed large-scale, immersive, multi-sensory Van Gogh Alive experience will open in Canberra later this week.