Australia Day in Canberra

Australia Day in the National Capital of CanberraAustralia MapAustralia Day Canberra in the national capital can be seen to revolve around the structure of state events. However there are so many fun things to do in Canberra to get out and about to. Get along to Lake Burley Griffin and get around it on a bike and checkout the gorgeous surrounding parks. Australia day is about spending time with family and friends and in Canberra you can do that at lots of tourist places like the old parliament house or the war memorial. But you can also find fabulous cafes, hotels and venues around the Canberra Centre or around the Lake area. Just make sure you enjoy your Australia Day Canberra style!

Australia Day Canberra Ideas 2025

Go on do something that maybe you haven't done before this Australia Day weekend in Canberra. We hope you enjoy these ideas for getting out and about.

  • Australia Day at Margot Bar

    Margot Wine & Espresso Bar

    Australia Day Refreshments

    Enjoy the Australia Day Long Weekend by the iconic Lake Burley Griffith at Margot Bar. You'll love their wines and cocktails.

    Iconic Setting on Queen Elizabeth Terrace

Ideas for Australia Day Partying in Canberrs

Looking to party this Australia Day? Check out our quick guide for some of the best parties, BBQs and happenings in Canberra over the Australia Day Holiday.

Canberra Margot Wine & Espresso Bar
Australia Day Refreshments Enjoy some refreshments this Australia Day Long Weekend at Margot Bar. You'll love the relaxing and welcoming environment right by the lake.

Australia Day Community Events for Canberra 2025

Canberra Lake Burley Griffin
Lights on the Lake Drone Skyshow Drone show and night market from 5pm around lake Burley Griffin on 25th - 27th January
Canberra Triple J Radio
Triple J Hottest 100 Long Weekend Listen in to the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown. Gather with friends for a BBQ and countdown all the great tunes from last year!

Tell us about your Canberra Australia Day Event.

More Australia Day ideas

The quintessential flavour of all Australia Day celebrations is in the great aussie BBQ. So if you want get your friends together and make some fun around a BBQ at someones house backyard or at a park.

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