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In The City Canberra will be delivering this year’s Christmas Carnival In The City taking place from 12 noon til late on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1, 2 and 3 December in City Walk, Petrie Plaza, and Garema Place.

Christmas Carnival In The City is sure to provide the full carnival experience, with rides for all ages including dodgem cars and sideshow alley. Food and drink will also be on offer with the Sweet Tooth Dessert Markets and Burgers and BBQ Markets in City Walk. There will be an array of delectable treats including, crepes from Le Petit Breton and Gelato from the Via Dolce stretch limousine plus beers from Bentspoke Brewing Co.

In The City Canberra will be providing subsidised amusement rides at key times throughout the event. With $5 rides on Friday 1 December between the hours of 5 pm-8 pm, and again on Sunday 3 December between 12 noon – 3 pm. But it wouldn’t be a Christmas carnival without candy canes, a roving elf or Santa, ambient carols, tinsel and fairy lights.

Speaking on the event In The City Canberra CEO Jane Easthope said “Christmas in Canberra’s CBD is always an exciting time, bringing increased foot-traffic and plenty of cheer to our City streets. Our Christmas carnival promises to cater for all ages – particularly those who enjoy a ride on the dodgem cars or shock wave! This year we’re hoping to create a lasting impression on the Canberra community, treating them to a Christmas carnival unlike anything they’ve experienced in the Capital before.”

Event Dates & Times

Friday 1 December: 12pm-10pm

Saturday 2 December: 12pm-10pm

Sunday 3 December: 12pm-6pm

Sweet Tooth Dessert Market Stallholders

  • Choco Kebab
  • Dough me
  • San Churro
  • Krofne Donuts
  • Pasticceria
  • Pure Gelato
  • Via Dolce
  • Cannoli brothers
  • Mr Scroll
  • Krave Juice Bar
  • Yiya’s Kitchen
  • Cracking Corn
  • C3 Waffle on a Stick
  • Creperie
  • Le Petit Breton

Burgers and BBQ Stallholders

  • Delikase Philipino
  • Kusina
  • Spice and Grill
  • Regulators
  • Capital Woodfire Pizza
  • Tikka Stand
  • Harmonie German Club
  • Food Forum
  • Bentspoke

For those interested in attending this exciting Christmas Carnival in the City, we encourage you to keep a keen eye on this page and Facebook for event updates and information.

See you there!

1-3 Dec


Location: Canberra City

Dates: Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, Monday 3rd of December 2017.

Tickets: Whilst the rides are ticketed, they are subsidised.

Location: City Walk and Garema Place