Christmas in July Canberra

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Canberra is a joy to be in any time of the year, but with its crispy cold weather in July, it makes it a perfect location to snuggle up with a blanket and a hot drink at one of these local Xmas in July Canberra events.

National Rose Garden | Christmas in July Festival

From the melted cheese stations to the live concerts in the Mulled Wine Garden, the pop-up Raclette melted cheese igloos, the snow lane, and the fire pits, Xmas in July will become your preferred way to say hooray! There will be authentic wood huts, fairy lights, snow falling, craft beer bars, comfort food, and Xmas carols – it’s all about the magic of a white Christmas.

The Xmas in July festival will take place in front of the beautiful Park Lanes Lawn in Canberra. Over these extraordinary four days, families, friends, and Christmas enthusiasts alike will have the opportunity to gaze through a memorable combination of free and ticketed experiences. Let’s not forget the mistletoe!

  • Date and Time: 27 June – 30 June 2024

See their Facebook event here.

Phillip | Christmas in July Winter Ball

Step into a winter wonderland at the Christmas in July Winter Ball! This enchanting evening promises elegance and charm, with a lavish feast, fine wine, and dancing in a whimsical setting. Dress in your finest winter attire in red, gold, or silver and create unforgettable memories.

  • Date and Time: Sat 20th July, 6pm – midnight
  • Location: Hellenic Club of Canberra
  • Price: $100 AUD + BF

If you want to find out details, click here.

Crowne Plaza Canberra | Christmas in July Festive Feast X Balsam Hill

Relive cosy, festive days with the ultimate Christmas in July celebration at Crowne Plaza Canberra. Indulge in a sumptuous Christmas buffet dinner featuring all the trimmings, delicious seafood, and exciting treats. The decorations by Balsam Hill add a true festive feel with ultra-realistic, high-quality artificial Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, and decorations.

Santa Claus himself will make a grand appearance, spreading joy and handing out festive tickets. Don’t miss this magical celebration, perfect for making unforgettable memories in the heart of Canberra.

  • Date and Time: Friday 12th July, 6pm – 9pm
  • Price: Adults: $99pp, Children (13-17): $69pp, Children (5-13): $49pp, Infants (under 5 years old): Free
  • Beverage Package: 3-Hour Classic Beverage Package: $48pp

Book here.

Verity Lane Market | Christmas in July Dinner

Celebrate the holiday season six months early with a Christmas in July dinner at Verity Lane Market. Bring friends, family, and loved ones for a night filled with joy, laughter, and delicious food in a festive atmosphere.

  • Date and Time: 27 July 2024, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Location: Verity Lane Market, 50 Northbourne Ave, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Price: Free (RSVP required)

RSVP by 12 PM on 27th July. Find out more and register here.

Bruce | Christmas in July UCBarx

Celebrate Christmas in July at UCBarx! Wear your best Christmas jumper or themed attire and participate in the ugly Christmas clothing competition with a Christmas hamper for the winner. Enjoy drink specials, including mulled wine, and a full Christmas lunch with all your family’s favourites.

  • Date and Time: Tue 2nd Jul, 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: UCBarx, Kirinari St, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Price: $10 – $15 AUD + BF

Find out more and make your booking here.

Hotel Kurrajong | Christmas in July

Experience the magic of Christmas twice at Hotel Kurrajong’s Christmas in July celebration. Enjoy a festive Christmas lunch featuring a fresh seafood platter, a buffet of delicious mains and desserts, and signature house-made eggnog. The event includes a 2-hour beverage package, live entertainment, and activities for the little ones.

  • Date and Time: Saturday 13 July 2024, 12PM – 3PM
  • Location: Hotel Kurrajong
  • Price:
    • $135 per adult (13 years old +)
    • $59 per child (up to 12 years old)
    • Free Entry – Baby (Highchair)

Find out more here.

Queanbeyan Showground | Christmas in July Market

The Christmas in July market at Queanbeyan Showground offers a mid-year Christmas gathering with over 100 unique market stalls, belly-filling foods, and the Caroloke competition (Carols… Karaoke). Enjoy other on-site competitions, activities, and performances on the main stage throughout the day.

Tour the 100+ stalls for arts and crafts, gourmet treats and wine, handmade Christmas gifts, and seasonal vendors. This premier Christmas in July event in Canberra and Queanbeyan brings friends and family together to celebrate and give thanks.

  • Date and Time: Saturday 6 July 2024, 9AM – 3PM

Find out more here.

Lake Burley Griffin | Christmas in July Cruise

Enjoy a festive Christmas in July Cruise on Lake Burley Griffin. With stunning views, heaters to keep warm, and plenty of holiday spirit, this two-hour cruise is a perfect way to celebrate with friends or family. BYO food and drinks are welcome, and drinks are also available for purchase on board.

  • Date and Time: 21 July 2024, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Location: Departs from Giles St Jetty near the Dock in Kingston
  • Price: $60 per person
    • Ticket Add-On: Christmas in July Grazing Box (serves two people) – $60 per box

Find out how to book here.

Christmas in July Markets | Pearce Community Centre

Pearce Crafters Market – Christmas in July is a beautiful bespoke market located in the leafy suburb of Pearce. This Christmas market showcases local crafters and artisans from the region, so why not grab your family and friends and go along for the special Christmas in July edition, featuring a variety of handmade goods and festive delights.

  • Date and Time: 27th July 2024, 10AM – 3PM
  • Location: Pearce Community Centre

Find out more here.

With so many festive options, Canberra’s Christmas in July is set to be a heartwarming winter celebration. From indulging in gourmet feasts, exploring magical markets, or enjoying live entertainment, there’s something for everyone.

Check out this range of Christmas shops in Canberra to find your perfect festive apparel to don for this event!

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