The National Arboretum
Let’s wind back the clock and celebrate some of Australia’s most iconic artists! With an incredible line up locked in featuring John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite, Kate Ceberano, The Black Sorrows with Vika & Linda and many more to come – Anthems is bringing you a star-studded concert to Canberra’s National Arboretum this November.
The Black Sorrows
with Vika & Linda
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Platters are pre-order only so make sure you order now.
Set across 250 hectares of stunning rolling hills, sits one of Canberra’s most beautiful venues, The National Arboretum. The venue features 94 forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from around Australia and the world. Enjoy a day of throwback Australian Anthems while surrounded by exquisite natural beauty.
Plan Your Trip
Address: Forest Drive, Molonglo Valley ACT 2611. The National Arboretum is a 10-15-minute drive from Canberra CBD.
Frequent shuttles will be running to and from The National Arboretum Canberra on event day, leaving from City West Carpark and Lake Tuggeranong College. Shuttle bus tickets can be purchased here.
There will be parking facilities at the venue available for purchase for all VIP customers. VIP ticket holders will receive an email with a unique link to purchase the parking tickets. CBD parking will be available at City West Carpark which can be purchased on the day upon entry to the carpark.
Looking for accommodation?
Avenue Hotel Canberra
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Gates open from 4pm.
All ticket categories will have access to the standing area.
There will be parking available to purchase for VIP guests, however spaces are limited and we recommend that you book your parking space early to avoid disappointment.
Absolutely! Anthems is an all ages event, however the VIP area is strictly 18+.
Proof of age will be required for everyone over the age of 18yo.
- Waterproof gear (in case of rain)
- Picnic rugs, (General admission)
There will be bag searches upon entry to the concert, please refrain from bringing the following items to avoid delays.
- No BYO food or alcohol
- Water bottles
- Glass or metal cutlery
- Bean bags or air beds
- Professional cameras
- Camping/deck chairs (As the venue is an amphitheatre with a steep slope, we cannot allow BYO chairs)
Yes, for more information on our event day shuttles, visit “Plan your trip”.
The shuttles will be on a continuous loop from 3pm – 6pm to the National Arboretum, and will commence return journeys from 10:45pm.
There will be a variation of food vendors to suit all tastes along with a number of bars serving various alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
No food or drink is permitted to be brought into the concert area.
Anthems has full disabled access and toilets available.
Yes, emergency and first aid will be provided for the entire duration of the event.
We encourage General Admission holders to bring a picnic rug into the GA allocated area. No picnic rugs will be permitted in VIP or Reserved Seating areas.
Merchandise will be available for purchase on event day.
Unless advised otherwise, Anthems will go ahead. We highly recommend you bring wet weather clothes, however no umbrellas are permitted. For weather updates, please keep an eye on our website and Facebook.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the venue.
The concert will finish at 11:30pm, and the site will close at 12am.
You will receive sectional seating allocations prior to the event day via email.
Prams are of course allowed into the venue, however they will need to be checked into our cloak room if you are sitting in the Reserved Seating area. All aisles and exits will need to remain clear during the event. If you are seated in the General Admission area, we ask that you please fold down your pram during the event for the safety of yourself and other patrons.