What’s on in Canberra


 

NGA Jeffrey Smart Exhibition

NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA- JEFFREY SMART EXHIBITION 11 December 2021- 15 May 2022 The year 2021 marks one hundred years since the birth of acclaimed Australian artist Jeffrey Smart. To celebrate and commemorate this significant centenary, the National Gallery will hold a major exhibition of his work. One of Australia’s most celebrated artists, Smart sought inspiration from […]

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ACT HERITAGE FESTIVAL

ACT HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2022 Theme- Curiosity 9 APRIL- 1 MAY 2022 Mercure Canberra is proud to be the official accommodation partner of the ACT Heritage Festival. Festival events schedule and accommodation packages will be available to book in early 2022. Festival Overview The 2022 Heritage Festival theme is ‘Curiosity’. It will invite audiences to challenge […]

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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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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 2022- 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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Sunset Cinema

The Sunset Cinema operates during the summer months at the Botanical Gardens in Canberra 25 November 2021- 26 February 2022 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 or taking someone on a […]

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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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