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Dark Skies Festival 2022

Alice Springs Astronomy/Night Sky

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Central Australia’s Dark Skies Festival is a nine-night celebration of humanity’s connection to the Night Sky.

Join us at Earth Sanctuary for a unique ourney in light, sound, and darkness beneath one of the greatest night skies in the world.


Join us to explore the universe in a fusion of art, science, and culture!

>Wander through a network of red sand pathways at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre
>Discover breathtaking projection art underneath some of the darkest skies in the world
>Join seasoned astronomers for a diverse program of live astronomy talks
>Look into the Deep Sky through telescopes
>Enjoy groovy live music
>Grab a bite to eat from local food trucks
>Witness a moonless sky, an Earthshine moon, and a meteor shower
>Develop your appreciation for our Dark Skies Secure your tickets now and celebrate Central Australia's uniquely dark skies at Alice Spring's most exciting new festival this May.

Map & Directions

Earth Sanctuary, Alice Springs


From Alice Springs Town Centre head South on Stuart Highway for about 7km
Turn left at Colonel Rose Drive
Follow Colonel Rose Drive for about 4km until you reach Earth Sanctuary (on the left).
Dark Skies Festival is situated at Earth Sanctuary


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