with VIP Balcony/Accommodation Packages

Summer Courtyard Concerts are back in 2024! You are invited to an unforgettable night of Bourbon Street inspired Dixieland Jazz at Mercure Canberra, with the New Orleans Jazz Concert in the Courtyard Gardens.

On Saturday, 24 February 2024 the gardens will come alive with the vibe and sounds of New Orleans, with Canberra’s 5-piece jazz band Key Grip, transporting you straight to Bourbon Street. The band will take centre stage on a raised walkway high above the Courtyard Gardens, with dancers performing in the gardens below.

DATE: Saturday 24th February 2024
ENTERTAINMENT: Key Grip 5-piece Jazz band and dance performances from KOCOLOCO Dance
LOCATION: Courtyard Gardens Mercure Canberra, 39 Limestone Avenue, Braddon
TIME: Doors open 5.45pm, entertainment starts at 6pm



For those who can’t spend the night with us we have a general admission into the courtyard gardens. A limited number of tables and chairs will be available on a first come, first served basis. It is recommended you bring your own picnic blankets and chairs for your own comfort.  No external food and beverage allowed on the premises. Food & drinks available at additional cost.

  • $15 per person pre-booked
  • $20 per person on the door
  • Children 12 and under – free of charge

To pre book your General Admission Tickets to the Gardens please contact us on (02) 6243 0000 or


All VIP packages include 1 nights accommodation in your chosen package category, admission to the concert (private viewing or garden viewing as listed below), a 4 pack of Sydney Brewery beer or cider OR one bottle of red, white or sparkling.


Category A – $395 total for two guests
These tickets are the best seats in the house. Your private balcony of this room type has uninterrupted, direct view of the stage from a seated position to enjoy the show in comfort.

Category B – $365 total for two guests
These rooms are located on the lower floor of the hotel overlooking the gardens. From your private balcony you will be able to view parts of the stage from a seated position. Please note that the stage is at a higher elevation to these rooms and whilst the stage will be visible you will be looking upwards. You are also welcome to join us in the gardens with easy access as you are located on the ground floor.

Category C – $325 total for two guests
These rooms are located on the lower floor of the hotel overlooking the gardens. Your private balcony will have limited to no views of the stage but you will have all the vibes of the show if you want to enjoy the music from the comfort of your hotel room and balcony. You are also welcome to join us in the gardens with easy access as you are located on the ground floor.

Category D – $250 total for two guests
Stay the night with us in a superior room and enjoy the show in the gardens on your included general admission tickets for two guests. These rooms are king or twin bedding.

UPGRADE: One additional guest allowed per room for an overnight stay on a rollaway bed at $80 per person. No additional food and beverage included.

Bookings essential for VIP accommodation packages and discounted general admission. General admission also available on the door.


  • Up to 3 additional guests can view the concert from your private balcony (max 5 guests per room). Additional cost $20 per guest who is not booked to stay the night. This cost does not include additional food and beverage which can be purchased on the night.
  • Food & beverages can be ordered as room service, no additional discounts apply OR order from Olims Bar and Bistro for room service.

To book your concert package call:
02 6243 0000

*Terms and Conditions:

VIP balcony packages are reserved for Accor Plus members. Please speak to reservations for further details. A credit card guarantee is required upon booking to secure all room packages; CAT A, B, C & D. Packages to be paid in full upon check in/out. 100% cancellation penalty applies to cancellations made within 7 days of the concert

General Admission must be secured with a credit card upon booking which will be charged within 48 hours of the event. 100% cancellation penalties apply within 24 hours of the event.