What’s on in Canberra


 

NGA Botticelli to Van Gogh Special Exhibition

Botticelli to Van Gogh 5th March – 14th June 2021 Exhibition Overview Spanning 450 years, Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London presents 60 paintings by some of Europe’s most revered artists, including Titian, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Velázquez, Goya, Turner, Renoir, Cézanne and Gauguin. Exclusive to Canberra, it comprises the largest group of […]

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ANZAC Day

As the closest hotel to the National ANZAC Day Service at the Australian War Memorial, Mercure Canberra and Olims Bar and Bistro are the ideal hotel to stay overnight, walk to the service and commemorate with friends and family on ANZAC Day.

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Canberra Short Film Festival

CANBERRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 2021- DATES TBA Canberra Short Film Festival (CSFF) is an independent, locally run festival, screening the best short flicks, from Australia and around the globe, across the Canberra region. ​ Now entering it’s 26th year, this competition-based festival, awards filmmakers across nine categories, celebrating their crafts. ​ “We look for […]

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Canberra Times Marathon Festival

CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL 11TH APRIL 2021 The annual Canberra Times Marathon Festival is happening this April! With distances from the kids dash and the 5km through to the 50 kilometer Ultra Marathon there is something for the whole family. For event information head to https://www.solemotive.com/pages/canberra-times-marathon-festival As the official accommodation sponsor of the event Mercure […]

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Sunset Cinema

The Sunset Cinema operates during the summer months at the Botanical Gardens in Canberra The 2020/2021 season has wrapped up. Stayed tuned for 2021/2022 dates! Enjoy the sun going down and the stars coming out as Sunset Cinema brings you the ultimate Australian summer experience. Whether you’re having family night, catching up with the girls […]

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Floriade

Floriade is a diverse, ever expanding program of music, cultural celebrations, food and wine, horticultural workshops, market traders, artistic displays, entertainment and recreational activities.

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Canberra Night Noodle Markets

Get ready to emerge in the different flavours and colours of Canberra at night time.

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National Folk Festival

The National Folk Festival is Australia’s Home and Heart of folk culture, creating Five Days in a Perfect World.

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National Museum of Australia Canberra

The National Museum of Australia in Canberra is a museum of social history.

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Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial is one of Canberra’s best local attractions.

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Questacon

Mercure Canberra is a great base to explore Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre.

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Royal Australian Mint

Mercure Canberra is a great base to explore the Royal Australian Mint.

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Parliament House

Mercure Canberra is a great base to explore Parliament House, an outstanding Canberra tourist attraction.

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Red Bus Explorer Loop

Red Bus- Explorer Loop Stopping on Ainslie Avenue right outside of Mercure Canberra, the Red Bus will take you to all the best attractions in Canberra. Tour the architecturally themed Embassies in Yarraluma, stop by Canberra’s many national attractions such as the Australian War Memorial, The National Gallery of Australia or the National Museum of […]

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Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes

A major exhibition Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes from the British Museum featuring iconic objects that have never toured the southern hemisphere, is coming to the National Museum of Australia in Canberra in December 2020.

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