Enlighten Festival – Canberra 2021

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The Enlighten Festival is back on in Canberra this year with a vibrant, jam-packed celebration of autumn running from February 26 to March 14 2021. If you’re needing somewhere to stay in Canberra this year, whether it be for the festival, for work or just visiting family, our cost-effective units at Canberra Short Term & Holiday Accommodation are the perfect place to meet your needs. Book direct for the best rate guaranteed by heading online, calling (02) 6260 6613 or emailing us!

  • Enlighten Illuminations is running from 26 February – 8 March with stunning designs projected onto Parliament House, Old Parliament House, the National Library, Questacon, the Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery. All of the designs are going digital, which means every building will feature moving imagery.
  • Canberra Balloon Spectacular is running from 6 – 14 March, marvel at hot air balloons floating across the city with the skyline becoming a sea of colour and movement. Be there as pilots inflate and launch their balloons and enjoy breakfast as the balloons ascend into the sky.
  • Symphony in the Park is on 7 March from 6.30 – 10.00pm where the Canberra Symphony Orchestra will once again take to the stage with BABBA to perform ABBA’s greatest hits. Held at Commonwealth Park’s Stage 88, sit back, relax and prepare of a night of nostalgia, great tunes and delicious eats.
  • Lights! Canberra! Action! is on 5 March from 7.00 – 10.30pm shining a spotlight on Canberra’s talented filmmakers, who have been tasked with creating seven-minute short films exploring the theme ‘hope’, and incorporating 10 selected items. Watch the finalist’s films at the outdoor screening at Commonwealth Park’s Stage 88.
  • Canberra Day is here on 8 March and Canberra is turning 108! Make the most of the public holiday and start the day with Breakfast at Balloons where Skywhale and Skywhale Papa will make an appearance. Join Canberra Day festivities and stay on to celebrate the closing night of Enlighten Illuminations.

Whatever your reason for needing short term accommodation, Canberra Short Term & Holiday Accommodation will always be here as your home away from home. Simply pick up the phone and call us on (02) 6260 6613, send an email or head to our website. Make sure to stay safe and enjoy yourselves while travelling to Canberra this year.

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