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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There's no better way to enhance a live music spectacle than with John Farnham, right? Well, what if we bring bring the finest local and imported cheeses accompanied by the best in dried and cured meats into the picture? Enhance your ANTHEMS experience with a range of some of the finest cheese and meat platters. You'll have your pick from a selection of the tastiest local and imported cheeses, dried and cured meats and a range of crackers and breads all while you watch some of the most legendary music talent Australia has to offer.
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 on event day, leaving from City West Carpark in Canberra. Parking prices and booking options will be released closer to the date.
There will be parking facilities available to guests at The National Arboretum, however spots will be limited. We highly recommend you book onto the shuttle buses to avoid disappointment and delays.
Looking for accommodation?
Avenue Hotel Canberra
Receive 20% off your booking as an Anthems ticket purchaser!
Gates open from 4pm.
All ticket categories will have access to the standing area.
There will be parking available to guests, however spaces are limited. We recommend you book onto the event shuttles to avoid any disappointment or delays.
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 continuous from 3pm until 7pm, and will provide return shuttles from the event until all guests have been transported.
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 in the VIP, Reserved or GA admission areas other than the designated smoking areas provided.
The concert will finish at 11:30pm.
You will receive sectional seating allocations prior to the event day via email.