The Forage

11 - 14 March

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The Canberra Day long weekend (11-14 March) sees the arrival of an exciting new food precinct The Forage@Enlighten Festival offering an enticing lakeside zone for all things local and regional food and beverage.  This well-loved Canberra food experience returns in a new home for this autumn experience that will quickly become a Festival must-do. With more than 25 local businesses offering a wide range of food & drink options, you’ll have plenty to choose from to tantalise the taste buds. Grab yourself a smorgasbord of a feast and relax by the lake with family and friends.

No tickets required.

Check Out What’s On The Menu

  • Agostinis
  • BentSpoke
  • Canberra Distillery
  • Cannoli Brothers
  • Chimmi
  • Fricken Chicken
  • House of Bubbles
  • Kusukusu Crepes & Waffles
  • La Bancarella
  • La Empanada
  • Lets Do Yum Cha
  • Limogella
  • Lolo&Lola
  • Miss Vans
  • Mr Shish
  • OMG Doughnuts
  • Pop Up Poffertjes
  • Ramen Daddy
  • Rolling Schnitzel
  • Shot Clock Espresso
  • Spritz&Co
  • StroopBros
  • Super Bao
  • Tsuru Burgers
  • Wandering Wood Fired pizza

Whats on at The Forage Stage

Reinhold Kamilo

Monday 14 March
5.30pm & 6.30pm
The Forage Stage

Reinhold Kamilo will be live at Enlighten Festival 2022 playing all your favourite old school RnB and Reggae jams.


Friday 11 March
8.45pm – 9.30pm
The Forage Stage

Stalwarts of the Canberra scene since 2016, Kilroy combine guitars that sing, keen and snarl, thunderous rhythms and dry lyricism into a driving post-punk sound that tempers clear-eyed aggression with a dose of new-wave romanticism.


Saturday 12 March
5.30pm – 6.15pm
The Forage Stage

Canberra based s.wells is a singer/songwriter spinning stories from his youth into lonesome and ghostly folk ballads, with a touch of alt-country.

Cathy Diver

Saturday 12 March
6.30pm – 7.15pm
The Forage Stage

Singer-songwriter Cathy Diver writes intimate alt-country and folk songs cast tender vignettes, shifting and sunburnt.

The Faumuis

Saturday 12 March
8.00pm – 8.45pm / 9.30pm – 10.30pm
The Forage Stage

The Faumuis are a family vocal group who’ve been singing and performing together for over ten years. Predominantly raised and influenced by gospel and acapella music from a young age, their sound revolves around vocals and harmonisation. Their originals chronicle their experiences and perspectives around social issues, mental health, relationships and family.

Circus Warehouse

Saturday 12 March
6.30pm – 8.30pm
The Forage Stage

Warehouse Entertainment brings the air alive with roving circus performers. Keep your eyes peeled for: Juggler, stilt walkers unicyclists and acrobats.

As Famous As The Moon

Sunday 13 March
5.00pm – 5.45pm / 6.00pm – 6.45pm
The Forage Stage

As Famous As The Moon is an established Canberra jazz band playing a mix of very upbeat jazz, blues and latin music, and even some African tunes, for your entertainment.

Music by Mana

Sunday 13 March
7.00pm – 7.45pm / 8.00pm – 8.45pm
The Forage Stage

MANA is Fresh to Canberra’s live entertainment scene! 2 sisters bringing a wide range of music from easy listening, indie, old school, reggae, RnB, new school, soul and pop – you name it, we will bring it!


Sunday 13 March
9.00pm – 10.00pm
The Forage Stage

Creswick performs a captivating blend of vocal jazz, singer-songwriter and contemporary music. Since releasing his debut jazz album to critical acclaim, “Creswick” a.k.a Liam Budge has continued to establish himself as one of Australia’s most exciting vocalists and song-writers. This performance will showcase this new musical material and Enlighten audiences will be the first to hear many of these new compositions.

Kim Yang

Monday 14 March
5.30pm & 6.30pm
The Forage Stage

Writing music on love and mental health issues with ethereal voice, evocative lyrics, and soothing instrument fingerpicking, Taiwanese-Australian singer-songwriter Kim Yang’s ethereal blend of sounds balances delicately between vulnerability and power.

Lucy Sugarman

Monday 14 March
9.00pm – 10.00pm
The Forage Stage

Canberra’s own Lucy Sugerman takes to the Enlighten stage, bringing an enigmatic pop energy with her lyrical storytelling and angelic vocals.

Event Info

Where: National Triangle
When: 11-14 March, 5pm – 11pm
No tickets are required for this event.

National Triangle