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Winter Events 2016 - Canberra

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Published June 5th 2016
Welcome winter with these fun events
Winter is around the corner and the best way to warm up is with the list below of both free and ticketed events throughout the winter season.

There is something for everyone with the list below:

1. Canberra Truffle Hunts
When: 5 June 2016- 28 August 2016
Where: The Truffle Farm, Mount Majura Rd, Majura
Cost: Truffle Hunts: $65pp, Saturday Truffle Hunts 3 course breakfast: $125pp & Truffle Hunts with 6 course degustation: $180pp
Details: This delicious winter event will include all things delightful as you follow the truffle dogs as they sniff out prized black Perigord truffles. You can chose from Truffle Hunts, Breakfast Hunts with 3 indulgent truffle courses and sparking wine or Lunch Hunts with 6 course truffle degustation with matching local wines. Click here for website.

2. Handmade Market
When: 11 & 12 June 2016: 10am-4pm
Where: Exhibition Park, cnr Northbourne Ave & Flemington Rd, Mitchell
Cost: Free
Details: This award-winning market will showcase talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets. All products on sale are handmade and Australian made as well as Australian designed. Click here for website. /

3. Old Bus Depot Markets: Kids in the Shed
When: 12 June 2016: 10am-4pm
Where: 21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston
Cost: Free
Details: Find your inner child with this family-friendly fun event. The event will include a lively atmosphere, entertainment, face painting, delicious food, activities, market stalls selling funky, modern and wearable clothing handmade items, accessories, toys, art and more. Click here for website.



4. Winter Glass Market
When: 18 June 2016: 10am-10pm
Where: Canberra Glassworks, 11 Wentworth Ave, Kingston
Cost: Free
Details: Have fun at this winter event which will include a celebration of glass and glass-making with market stalls, activities, demonstrations, exhibitions and more. Click here for website.

5. Winter Festival
When: 23 June 2016- 17 July 2016
Where: City Centre, Garema Place, Canberra
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing.
Details: This Winter Festival will include plenty of fun with a wide range of snow and ice related activities, open air ice skating, giant slide, toboggan rides, European pop-up food stalls and more. Click here for website.

6. World Curry Festival
When: 8-10 July 2016
Where: City Centre, City Walk, Canberra
Cost: Free
Details: The perfect winter warmer and a foodies delight event not to miss. This event will feature a celebration of culture and community with a tantalising street fare which will include market food stalls, live performances, entertainment and more. Click here for website.

7. Creative Fibre
When: 17 July 2016: 10am-4pm
Where: Old Bus Depot Markets, 21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston
Cost: Free
Details: Be intrigued and immerse yourself with this creative winter event which will feature opportunities to engage with the region's textile artists. Click here for website.

8. Fireside Festival
When:1- 31 August 2016
Where: Various locations across Canberra- see website
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing.
Details: This winter escape to a gastronomical journey with this tasty event. The event is all about celebrating winter with food and curling up by the crackling fire, tasting the best winter cuisine, glasses of fine wine, discovering new places and experiences, and relaxing. There will be degustation dinners, wine tastings, performances, exhibitions and more. Click here for website.
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Why? Beat the winter blues with this list of events...
When: 5 June 2016-31 August 2016
Where: See above for all address details
Cost: Free & ticketed events - check above
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The Fireside Festival program is for 2015.
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