The capital of Australia, Canberra, always offers plenty things to do, see, or eat. There are so many events in the city that it may be hard to keep up. That’s why we have prepared a guide on what to do in Canberra in June, as part of our month-by-month guide for fun activities in Canberra.
No matter if you are a tourist or a local looking for a fun way to spend your free time, you’ll surely find what you’re looking for in Canberra. Even though springtime is usually the best and most popular time of year to visit Canberra, there’s plenty going on in winter as well.
The temperature in Canberra in June is usually between 6-10 Celsius. This is quite cold for some outdoor events and activities, so there are many fun stuff happening indoors.
So, if you’re wondering what to do in Canberra in June, here are some recommendations:
June Concerts in Canberra
In Canberra, you can find an interesting concert almost any day of the week. In June 2019, some of the most anticipated music concerts include Barbara and the Camp Dogs, Karnivool, Ruby Fields… There will also be many interesting artists featured at the Peak Music Festival Canberra. For lovers of classical music, the National Capital Orchestra and Canberra Symphony Orchestra are having concerts in mid-June.
June Exhibitions in Canberra
Canberra is definitely an artistic city, with many galleries and exhibitions happening all over the city. In June 2019, you can visit the following exhibits in Canberra:
- Wood + Yu
- Raquel Ormella: I Hope You Get This
- Elizabeth Cross: Arborescent
- Marion Hall Interiors
- Julian Laffan: Illuminated Artifacts
- Sandra Black: Reflective Space
This lively city is home to many artists and performers. If you like visiting exhibitions, you will find dozens at any given moment in Canberra. When you’re in the mood to see some art, just visit the nearest gallery!
June Festivals in Canberra
June is not really festival season in Australia, but you can still find some interesting celebrations in and around Canberra.
In Canberra Rex Hotel, you can find Caribbean Sundays, which take place on June 9. This event is a celebration of Caribbean culture through food, art and culture. It’s a great way to escape from the gloomy winter days into a tropical celebration.
The Forage is another cool June event in Canberra. It’s a street food fest with loads of stands, cafes, bars, live music, and many visitors. The entry to the fest is free and it’s held in Fyshwick. If you’re a foodie, remember to mark this on your Canberra event calendar!
Another interesting event which begins in the end of June (22nd) is the Tarago Truffle Hunt. Every weekend, you can join the hosts in the quest for some tasty truffles with their hunter dogs! The cost of the event is 80 AUD, but it’s definitely worth every penny. If you’ve never hunted for truffles before, you’ll surely have an unforgettable new memory.