Enlighten 2020

Enlighten

Canberra will shine bright with culture and creativity as the Enlighten Festival brings together the best autumn events.

Questacon will come alive on Friday and Saturday nights during Enlighten with a range of outdoor activities and offerings for visitors.

Visit our rear science court where you can buy some flashing fairy floss and enjoy the glowing kids activities or enjoy a curry and lightbulb drink from the Atomic Bar and Curry Lab.

We are also offering family night tours on Saturday nights with limited tickets available, be sure to book yours now!

Our newest addition to the Enlighten Festival is Questacon’s Illuminated Igloo Garden where you and five friends can book a 1.5hr dining experience in one of our exclusive Igloos right in the heart of the action in Questacon’s Science Garden.

QUESTACON BY NIGHT - FAMILY TOURS

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Experience Questacon's galleries like never before with a guided tour through our interactive galleries. Take in a Spectacular Science show that will leave you looking at the world in a different light, tantalise your taste buds with liquid nitrogen sorbet and take home an illuminated light bulb drink from Atomic Café.

Questacon members receive 15% off tickets for this event.
Please email qclub@questacon.edu.au to receive the discount code.

Where:
Questacon – The National Science & Technology Centre
When:
Saturday 29 Feb 6 – 8.30 pm
Saturday 7 March 6 – 8.30 pm Buy Tickets

ILLUMINATED IGLOO GARDEN

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Book a private garden dining experience with your friends in one of Questacon’s Illuminated Igloos! Be immersed in colour and light as you enjoy food and drinks from the comfort of your own igloo, nestled under the trees between the National Library and Questacon.

Where:
Questacon Science Garden
When:
Friday 28 Feb – Saturday 29 Feb
Friday 6 March – Saturday 7 March Buy Tickets

ATOMIC BAR & CURRY LAB

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Unwind at Atomic Bar, sample a signature lightbulb cocktail or indulge in a curry or two from the Curry Lab. Located on the Rear Science Court at Questacon, and close to all of the action!

Where:
Rear Science Court, Questacon
When:
Friday 28 Feb – Saturday 29 Feb 5.30 – 10 pm
Friday 6 March – Saturday 7 March 5.30 – 10 pm

FLASHING FAIRY FLOSS

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Light-up fairy floss and other illuminated toys and gadgets will be available for purchase at the Q Cart, outside of Questacon.

Where:
Rear Science Court, Questacon
When:
Friday 28 Feb – Saturday 29 Feb 7.00 - 10 pm
Friday 6 March – Saturday 7 March 7.00 - 10 pm

KIDS GLOW ACTIVITIES

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Enjoy a range of free outdoor glow activities at Questacon. Try your hand at light-up hula-hooping or glow in the dark jump rope!

Where:
Rear Science Court, Questacon
When:
Friday 28 Feb – Saturday 29 Feb 7.00 – 10 pm
Friday 6 March – Saturday 7 March 7.00 – 10 pm

ENLIGHTEN FESTIVAL WEBSITE

Enlighten

Canberra will shine bright with culture and creativity as the Enlighten Festival brings together the best autumn events. Check out the full Enlighten program of events around Canberra here!