Commonwealth Park

Event: Australia Day in the Park, Commonwealth Park (26 January 2010)

Commonwealth Park will be the place to be on Australia Day with a full program of activities to entertain the whole family right up until 9.30pm. Highlights include the Great Aussie Day Breakfast, Flag Raising and Australian Citizenship ceremonies, the ever popular Children’s Festival featuring the New Dorothy the Dinosaur Show, great live local bands, BMX and skateboarding demonstrations, rides and activities, free jumping castles and face painting, plenty of great Aussie tucker available and to finish off the day with a bang, the Australia Day Fireworks Finale over Lake Burley Griffin. When: Tuesday, 26 January 2010 Time: 5:45 AM to 9:30 PM Where: Commonwealth Park

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Floriade 2009 – Commonwealth Park (12 September – 11 October 2009)

Join in the festivities and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. This year take time out to visit the Lotus Lounge to experience natural therapies including  massage, facials and hand treatments. Hear the queen of soul, Marcia Hines, or be uplifted by the new giant ferris wheel that will open your eyes to spectacular views of the nation’s capital and over a million blooms bursting into life. Join in sporting activities being run by the Australian Institute of Sport, watch cooking and floral demonstrations and draw inspiration from professionally designed waterwise gardens. Help make Floriade a fun experience for everyone

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