Australia is known for being a joyful country. In every corner of this incredible land, a different festival is held every month. Festivals where food, drink, art, the best of people and much more come out to present themselves to the world.
Below you can read a list of some of the best festivals you can find to enjoy alone, with family or friends. The fun is 100% guaranteed.
The Fireside Festival is an annual celebration of winter. It is held every August. At this festival, you can try incredible dishes based on duck or truffle. Delicious fresh climate wines from all over the world. National and international artists exhibit their varied art. You will be able to enjoy bonfires that serve as a perfect decoration for this festival.
The Truffle Festival
The Truffle Festival is held in mid-winter. You can enjoy this precious gem in every café, bar or restaurant. All that can be prepared with truffles will impress you. You will also take part in a competition of truffle dogs. You will receive cooking lessons from prestigious chefs who will teach you all the gastronomic secrets that truffles hide.
Enlighten Canberra Festival
Enlighten Canberra Festival is really special. For two weeks in March, the region’s best-known architecture is illuminated by images. It’s a real showcase of lighting art. You can enjoy this majesty with live music and gastronomic delights. A completely free festival for people of all ages.
Canberra Balloon Spectacular
For a few days in autumn, this festival comes alive. Canberra’s hot air balloons prepare to take to the skies and charm locals and tourists alike. It’s a unique ride to see Canberra’s beauty from above.
Good Food Month and Wine Week
This festival is held during harvest week in the autumn. Canberra’s vineyards offer tours where you can learn about viniculture, crush some grapes, and enjoy the taste. There are live music, magic and comedy performances. You can also enjoy food events that offer only the best of the city’s food.
National Folk Festival
The National Folk Festival is held during the month of April. You can enjoy countless activities for the whole family. Food, drinks, performances by the circus, and live music will amaze everyone equally.
Bungendore Harvest Festival
The Harvest Festival is perfect to enjoy with the family during the month of April. You can visit farms and markets that offer the best of their crops. The activities are usually varied and very entertaining.
Collector Pumpkin Festival
All visitors eagerly await this festival. You can enjoy a country fair with pumpkins of all sizes, soups, desserts, and other prepared dishes. You will be able to participate in wheelbarrow races, and scarecrow building.
Visitors can ride ponies, watch rescue dogs, and working sheepdog demonstrations. They can experience milking cows and enjoy various board games. The classic mechanical bull and farm animal pens are also present at this festival.
After reading this list, there is no doubt that your desire to visit this place will increase. Whatever festival you attend, it’s a great experience guaranteed. Its people, beautiful scenery, delicious food, and a wide range of entertainment options will keep you coming back every year.