About

When the summer heat starts to fade and the autumn leaves are putting on their own vibrant show of colour, it’s time again to shine a light on the dynamic and creative energy of Canberra.

Innovation, culture and creativity collide as Enlighten Festival brings together a program of amazing events and entertainment over 17 days during autumn, transforming the city and its surrounds into a spectacular display of art, music, food, entertainment and unique experiences.


About Events ACT

Enlighten Festival is managed and produced by Events ACT. The vision for the Enlighten Festival is to develop a world class arts and cultural festival celebrating excellence, experience and collaboration. Events ACT aims to build on Canberra’s position as an inclusive, welcoming and event-friendly city by delivering, facilitating and supporting a diverse, engaging, vibrant, and distinctive portfolio of events that deliver positive economic, social and community outcomes, and promote the city as a great please to live, visit, study and invest.


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