Each year Council organises and supports a number of community events that enable the whole community to come together and celebrate the diversity and vitality of Queanbeyan.
Council supports festivals and events that provide opportunities to encourage a sense of community connection and pride, enliven public spaces and promote Queanbeyan as a vibrant and exciting place to live in and visit.
To hold an event in public open space, you must contact Council on 6285 6522.
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19 - 25 March 2018
Harmony Day - Queanbeyan will be celebrating Harmony Day with a shared long table picnic in the park. Families are encouraged to bring a shared plate of traditional food and an open heart. Queanbeyan Park, Wednesday 21 March 11am - 1pm.
The 2nd Annual Machine Show at the Braidwood Showground. The Machine Show organisers are trying to promote a very laid-back weekend of motorcycles, camping and hanging out around a campfire in the country. Friday 23 March 12pm - Sunday 25 March 12pm. Click here for more information.
How to Mummify a Corpse: A Corpseless Explanation - How did the embalmers of ancient Egypt mummify their Pharoahs? Join local Queanbeyan author L.J.M. Owen to hear how their bodies were prepared, wrapped and encased in gloriously decorated coffins. Surrounded by spells from the Book of the Dead, the souls of the departed faced a series of challenges if they were to enter the afterlife and return to their mummified corpses at the end of each day. Saturday 24 March 1pm - 3pm. Click here for more information.
Hip Hop International Dance Competition - This event is the official qualifier for the 2018 Australian Hip Hop Dance Championships on 28-29 April. Sunday 25 March 7pm - 9.30pm. Click here for more information.
42nd Street - One of show business' most classical and beloved tales. 42nd Street tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in here eyes, who gets her big break on Broadway. Opens Monday 26 March. Click here for more information and tickets.
Do you have an interesting event happening in our community? Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org no more than three weeks prior to your event, with short description, a link to more information and one high res photo capturing the essence of the day.