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3 - 19 MARCH 2023
Illuminations @ Enlighten Festival will light up some of the capital’s iconic buildings in a stunning display of light, sound and movement. Feast on tasty treats from local food and beverage vendors and enjoy live music.
Located in the open-air surrounds of the Senate Rose Garden, Lights! Canberra! Action! @ Enlighten Festival shines a spotlight on local filmmaking talent on Friday 10 with this short film festival.
Marvel at hot air balloons floating across the city during the Canberra Balloon Spectacular @ Enlighten Festival. Held over nine days, the Canberra skyline turns into a sea of colour and movement.
See the Canberra Symphony Orchestra take to the stage to perform with special guest Electric Fields at Symphony in the Park @ Enlighten Festival. Enjoy a night of great tunes and delicious eats.
Canberra Day @ Enlighten Festival brings Commonwealth Park to life with something for the whole family. Enjoy fabulous food, beverages and performers and celebrate the Nation’s Capital.
Major attractions and businesses throughout Canberra will open their doors to host an array of after-dark and Enlighten-themed free and ticketed events during Canberra After Dark @ Enlighten Festival.
We are thrilled to announce that Enlighten Festival won the Major Festivals and Events Award at the Canberra Region Tourism Awards 2022!
Enlighten Festival is also a finalist in the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards under the same category, with winners to be announced in 2023 – stay tuned!
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people, and their continuing connection to land and community. We pay our respects to them, and to Elders both past and present.
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