Wed 26 September
“Are you telling me you built a time machine… out of a DeLorean?!” Roll out your picnic blanket and relive the excitement of our favourite 80s iconic films as you sit amidst the twinkling flowerbeds at NightFest’s very own outdoor cinema experience. The silver screen will come to life with Doc and Marty McFly in Back to the Future (PG) at 6.45pm followed by the crazy crime stopping trio in Ghostbusters (PG) at 8.45pm.
Thu 27 September
Warm up your vocal chords and dust off your dancing shoes for a great line up of musical entertainment on Stage 88. Canberra’s Lucy Sugerman is taking to the stage at 6.45pm before the enigmatic and genre-defying Mojo Juju. Closing the evening is award winning folk music artist, Thelma Plum. Thelma’s divine melodies ease you into her universe, her stories detail the surroundings and her songs make you want to stay.
Fri 28 September
Warm up your vocal chords and dust off your dancing shoes for a great line up of musical entertainment on Stage 88. Magical musical performances from Caiti Baker, Jeff Duff and a stellar brand in Bowie Unzipped and award-winning singer-songwriter, Kate Miller-Heidke will have you dancing the night away.
Sat 29 September
The young and young at heart come together for an evening of pure charisma and energy with 80s synthpop masters Cell Block 69 from 9.15pm. Don’t miss the chance to belt out iconic 80s tunes and dance moves, dressed in your best 80s splendour. Arrive from 8pm to see Canberra’s party band Big Boss Groove and talented one man band extraordinaire, Juzzie Smith getting the party started.
Sun 30 September
In need of some comic relief? Our line-up of side-splitting stand-up faves will have you chuckling the night away. Laugh along with The Stevenson Experience, Christine Ryan, Akmal Saleh, Matt Okine, Melanie Bracewell, Andy Saunders, Nikki Britton and Arj Barker from 7.30pm. Grab some delicious dinner from one of our many food trucks before settling in and finding a spot on the grass to enjoy the end of the weekend with a few laughs.