4th November 2023

Enjoy the spectacular visual of 2000 shimmering candles at the 20th annual Canberra Nara Candle Festival to celebrate the Sister City relationship shared between Canberra and Nara, Japan.

4:00pm – 9:00pm | Canberra Nara Peace Park & Lennox Gardens

Visitors will be mesmerised by the sounds of Japanese music and enchanting lighting that highlights the features of the beautiful Peace Park. The festival brings a wide variety of Japanese and Australian culture with arts and crafts such as calligraphy, lantern making, origami, ikebana and kite flying.

The festival features Japanese cuisine, markets and stalls with visitors able to take part in various activities.

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