Canberra Enlighten Festival

Love Vivid Sydney? Check out Enlighten in Canberra, returning 3-12 March 2017.

Illuminating Canberra for a seventh year, the Enlighten Festival returns this March to transform the capital's Parliamentary Triangle into a glittering hub of art and light.

Canberra Enlighten Parliament House

What is Enlighten? 

Enlighten is one of Canberra's most exciting events! It's Vivid's Canberra cousin – a festival of lights, arts, food and music, featuring Night Noodle Markets, a range of free entertainment, and stunning light installations that will light up six of Australia’s most iconic buildings.

Explore Parliament House, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Library of Australia, the Museum of Australian Democracy, the National Gallery of Australia and Questacon after dark as they're lit up with projections by The Electric Canvas, the same geniuses behind Vivid.

Canberra Enlighten Art Gallery

Where to stay for Enlighten?

Stay in the heart of the capital at Canberra City YHA, within walking distance of plenty of great shops and cafes as well as only a short bus or bike ride away from Parliament House, where you can begin your Enlighten walk.

This YHA has 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi, an indoor swimming pool and sauna, rooftop BBQ area, a TV and games room, and a great-value selection of multi-share and private rooms.

Canberra City YHA Bed & Breakfast Deal

Bed and Breakfast Deal

Sleep in and we'll take care of your breakfast at our onsite cafe before you head out for a day of exploring.

Choose from yoghurt with cereal and berries or egg or bacon on toast or raisin toast with jam, paired with a great coffee, tea or juice!

Available for all room types, starting from $39 per person multi-share.

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