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Top Upcoming Events in Canberra 2022

Traveling to Canberra and not sure what’s on? We’ve found the very best events taking place near and around your Pavilion on Northbourne accommodation. Enjoy a packed holiday lineup whether it's attending Floriade or exploring the National Museum of Australia. We have found the top events happening in Canberra all within distance of your Canberra accommodation.  


Floriade is returning with the Sounds of Spring in 2022. This annual festival in Commonwealth Park is a short distance from your Canberra hotel and features a new and exciting program with the theme: Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Spring! From September 17 to October 22 this event will feature a diverse, ever- expanding program of music, cultural celebrations, food & wine and much more. Come celebrate Spring in Canberra and see all Floriade has to offer.

Image via | Visit Canberra | Floriade


NightFest is also back in 2022 giving visitors a chance to dabble in the dark side of Floriade. From September 29 to October 2 Commonwealth Park will come alive with light illumination flower beds, interactive lighting installations created by internationally renowned lighting specialists. This event is not one to be missed, the countdown to Spring is on!

Image via | Visit Canberra | NightFest

Tuff Nutterz

Tuff Nutterz is an event the whole family can enjoy. Measuring almost 300 square meters, this massive inflatable maze is packed with fun and challenging obstacles to complete, including huge slides, climbing walls, balance balls, hanging rails and so much more. With all ages welcome this event is a must do in Canberra running until mid October. Come check out this perfect holiday activity everyone will enjoy. Only a short distance from Pavilion on Northbourne, this event will not disappoint.

Image via | Visit Canberra | Tuff Nutterz

National Museum of Australia


Take a journey through Australia’s Indiginous art and culture in Connection, a magical new digital experience in its world premiere at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. This powerful and interactive celebration of culture and country will be running until October 9 and is guaranteed to wow the senses and bring to life the stories of Australia’s First People. 

Cressida Campbell 

Cressida Campbell is one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists. Directly inspired by her surroundings, for over 40 years the Gadigal artist has transformed common experiences from her life into beautiful contemporary prints and painted works. The exhibition will be running from September 24 to February 19, and will be accompanied by an exhibition catalogue that features writings from curators, artists, poets and other voices.

Image via | Visit Canberra | Connection

Windows to the World

Time to start your world tour, without the hassle of flights! Windows to the World is a rare opportunity to see behind the gates of Canberra’s embassies and high commissions. See, taste and experience cultures from across the world, while enjoying the beautiful gardens and architecture of some of Canberra's most iconic buildings. Running October 22 & 23, this event is not one to miss! Located at Canberra Embassies and High Commissions, all just a short drive from your Canberra CBD accommodation.

Image via | Her Canberra | Windows to the World

Explore some of Canberra’s best upcoming events, museums and galleries. Whether you’re a history and art buff, a nature lover or just looking for some holiday fun Canberra has it all. Book your stay in Canberra with Pavilion on Northbourne, located close to all the attractions.