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What To Do In Canberra This Weekend – March 20th-21st

Struggling to find something to do this weekend? Well, worry no more — NowUC has got you covered. 

Canberra is teeming with a variety of events to meet your every need, so you won’t be without some sort of activity to keep you busy this weekend.


Want to paint and drink wine? There’s something for you!

Do you want to drink wine and go on a tour? We also have you covered!

Want to drink wine and look at fashion? Guess what? We have you covered!

Do you just wanna drink wine in a park? You will never guess what we have in store for you! After all, it’s Canberra District Wine Week.

Canberra District Wine Week 2021: Wine Tasting Markets – March 20th (3-6pm) 

Tickets: $43.29 (Individual Cheesebox – Additional $27.46)


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The Pop Inn Queen Elizabeth Terrace – March 20th – 21st (2-7pm)

Just turn up and purchase your drinks whilst enjoying an evening in the park!


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Paint Pinot – March 20th (1-4pm) & March 21st (8.30-11.30am & 1-4pm)

Tickets: $60


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Walking Tour w/ Wine – March 20th (3-5.30pm)

Winederlust’s walking tour takes you around the city centre to “uncover quirky gems and secrets,” then invites you to sample some delicious wines.

Tickets: $75 + booking fee


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Looking to expand your horizons and try some new foods or old classics? Canberra has something to offer you this weekend.

Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival – March 20th (11am-2pm)

With more than 40 exhibitors from around Australia, the Craft Beer and Cider Festival has some of the best craft beer in Australia, and features entertainment throughout the day.

Tickets: $22.04


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Braddon Food Tour – March 20th (1-5pm)

Tickets: $145 (Includes all food, drink, and tour itself.)


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For those who enjoy feeling the burn of exercise, or just want to have some physical fun, Canberra has a lot to offer you this weekend. From a Colour run with pre- and post-run entertainment including face painting, music, and food — to a series of relaxing bike rides around the different parts of Canberra.

Colour Frenzy – March 21st (8.30am start)

Colour Frenzy’s Fun Run raises money for Street Cat Alliance with a 1.25km track, untimed and self-paced. Everyone is welcome, regardless of their level of fitness. (You can even bring your dog!)

Tickets: $35 for adult


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Big Canberra Bike Ride – March 21st

The Big Canberra Bike Ride has a variety of routes with different average speeds and difficulty, meaning there’s something for all riders regardless of your riding confidence.

Prices Vary.



If dancing, music, and food are more up your alley, Canberra has plenty to offer you this weekend. Canberra has many places to have a cultural experience, from the Hellenic festival, to a Latin dance and music performance being held in the city.


Latin Dance + Music – March 20th (6pm start)

Above King O’Mally’s in Canberra Civic, this event also features authentic Brazilian Churrasco courtesy of Brazbecue.

Tickets: $20

Afro-Latin Jazz Jam – March 21st (12-3pm)

Register For Numbers – Free Event

Hellenic Festival – March 20th-21st

More than just a showcase of Greek culture, the Hellenic Festival features food from across the world, as well as traditional dance and music.

Free Admission


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Other Events

If our other events don’t seem like something you’d be interested in, maybe the Downshift Canberra Meet will catch your eye.

Downshift Canberra Meet – March 20th (3-7pm)

Entry is $10 Per Person. Includes a drink and a sausage sandwich.


No matter who you are and what you enjoy, there’s something for you this weekend in Canberra.

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