Do the Red Centre -

From art and cultural experiences, unique events distinctive to Central Australia, music, dance, theatre and sporting events the Red Centre hosts many world class events. You are sure to find an event that attracts your interest so take a look and see what’s going on in the region.


  • Date: Every night until 31st December 2020 (weather dependant) Time: The start times vary throughout the year, reflective of changing sunset times Location: Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Petermann NT Description: Internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro's monumental and immersive art installation, Field of Light Uluru, is a global phenomenon. The award-winn ... more
    2016-04-01 17:00:00
    2020-12-31 22:00:00
  • Date: Every Day Time: Check with your accommodation reception, at Ayers Rock Resort, for up-to-date activities information. Location: Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Petermann NT Description: We are delighted to offer you a range of free activities during your stay at Ayers Rock Resort, including; - Guided and self-guided walks through the ... more
    2016-10-24 22:00:00
    2019-12-31 22:00:00
  • Date: Friday 20 December 2019 Location: TIO Traeger Park (Entry via Speed Street Gate) Description: The KFC Big Bash League is back and with it comes another jam-packed summer of entertainment as the Hobart Hurricanes aim to go one better in BBL|09 a ... more
    2019-12-20 13:15:00
    2019-12-20 17:00:00
  • Date: 22 December Time: 1.30 - 3.30pm Location: Gap View Hotel - 123 Gap Rd The Gap NT Description: Ignite your creativity and learn to create an art masterpiece, the easy and fun way. Bring your friends and/or make some new ones, over music and a gu ... more
    2019-12-22 13:30:00
    2019-12-22 15:30:00
  • Date: 25 December Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs Description: This year, relax and let us take care of the details. With fresh and tasty buffet menu selections, flexible offerings and the service you expect, we h ... more
    2019-12-25 12:30:00
    2019-12-25 15:30:00
  • Date: 1 - 8 February Location: Various Alice Springs Sporting Ovals Description: The Imparja Cup & National Indigenous Cricket Championships brings more than 700 Indigenous cricketers to Alice Springs each year in early Februar ... more
    2020-02-01 00:00:00
    2020-02-08 00:00:00
  • Date: 21 - 22 February Location: Alice Springs Convention Centre Description: Officially the world’s longest running and most successful show of its kind, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is continuing to make its mark as a ... more
    2020-02-21 19:00:00
    2020-02-22 21:00:00
  • Date: 6 - 8 March Location: Various Locations Description: Kings, queens and everything in-between. FABalice Festival is a 3-day rainbow festival in the heart of Australia...Alice Springs. Spectacular drag and ... more
    2020-03-06 00:00:00
    2020-03-08 00:00:00
  • Date: 3 - 12 April Location: Alice Springs Desert Park Description: Parrtjima is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind. The annual FREE festival takes over Alice Springs with ten nights of light inst ... more
    2020-04-03 18:00:00
    2020-04-12 22:00:00
  • Date: 10 - 13 April Location: Outback Cycling Description: Outback Cycling Easter is a multi-day mountain bike stage race. This race aims to expose riders to beautiful outback landscapes all via a hand-made si ... more
    2020-04-10 00:00:00
    2020-04-13 00:00:00
  • Date: 1 - 3 May Location: Ross River Resort Description: Wide Open Space festival is an annual 3-day music, arts and desert culture festival that has attracted audiences to the desert since 2009. Held in the ... more
    2020-05-01 22:00:00
    2020-05-03 22:00:00
  • Date: 16 May 2020 Location: Todd Mall, Alice Springs Description: Alice's Longest Desert Lunch is the premier luncheon held in Alice Springs annually and is the main fundraiser for the Hamilton Downs Youth Camp. Lunc ... more
    2020-05-16 12:00:00
    2020-05-16 16:00:00
  • Date: 16 May Location: Araluen Arts Centre Description: Celebrating 9 years and over 2800 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip, The Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading Down Under for the Australian ... more
    2020-05-16 20:00:00
    2020-05-16 22:30:00
  • Date: Friday 22 May 2020 - Monday 25 May 2020 Location: Larapinta Trail Description: WEST MACS MONSTER RACE YOUR FAVOURITE DISTANCE 231KM, 128KM, 65KM, 25KM OR 5KM West Macs Monster is the most exciting event on the ... more
    2020-05-22 19:00:00
    2020-05-25 03:00:00
  • Date: 4 - 8 June Location: Finke Desert Race Head Office Description: The iconic Finke Desert Race is an off-road, multi terrain two day race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads through desert country from Alice Springs t ... more
    2020-06-04 00:00:00
    2020-06-08 00:00:00
  • Date: 26 - 29 June Time: Fri. 26 June: 10am to 9pm Sat. 27 - Mon. 29 June: 10am to 5pm Location: Araluen Arts Centre Description: The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is a quirky and unique community event bringing together crafters across the country to Central Australia to celebra ... more
    2020-06-26 10:00:00
    2020-06-29 17:00:00
  • Date: 7 - 9 July Location: Birdsville, Queensland Description: Have the experience of a lifetime at the world’s most remote music festival, the Birdsville Big Red Bash in the heart of Australia’s outback! The ... more
    2020-07-07 10:00:00
    2020-07-09 11:59:00
  • Date: 24 July - 15 August Location: Start - National Road Transport Hall of Fame - Alice Springs Finish in Darwin Description: In July and August 2020, groups of military vehicle collectors from around Australia will converge on Alice Springs and make the wartime journey and t ... more
    2020-07-24 00:00:00
    2020-08-15 00:00:00
  • Date: 30 July - 2 August Location: Totem Theatre Description: Red Dirt Poetry Festival is a biennial four-day spoken word and poetry celebration in the heart of Australia. Bringing in poets from around the Territ ... more
    2020-07-30 00:00:00
    2020-08-02 00:00:00
  • Date: 8 August Location: Old Timers Village Description: Rummage through bric-a-brac at Alice Springs’ largest fete. The largest annual fete in Alice Springs, the Old Timers Fete, is a fun filled day with ... more
    2020-08-08 09:00:00
    2020-08-08 16:00:00
  • Date: 15 August Location: Snow Kenna Park Description: The Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta is a fun, quirky and eclectic ‘boat’-racing festival held annually on the dry sandy bed of the Todd River in dow ... more
    2020-08-15 10:30:00
    2020-08-15 16:30:00
  • Date: 20 - 23 August Location: Mercure, Alice Springs Description: Alice Springs is surrounded by kilometre after kilometre of hand built single track made for mountain bikes by mountain bikers, and this award winning ... more
    2020-08-20 09:00:00
    2020-08-23 19:00:00
  • Date: 26 - 29 August Location: Mercure, Alice Springs Description: Run Larapinta is a 4 day, 4 stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the iconic Larapinta Trail in Australia’s Northern Terri ... more
    2020-08-26 06:00:00
    2020-08-29 17:30:00
  • Date: 4 - 12 September Time: Times vary per day Location: Todd Street Mall Description: ‘Play Me!’ Desert Song Festival 2020 invites you to excite ‘ebony and Ivory’ and enliven the CBD with harmony and melody….. public street ar ... more
    2020-09-04 00:00:00
    2020-09-12 00:00:00
  • Date: 4 - 7 September Location: Blatherskite Park & Alice Springs Inland Dragway Description: All Roads Lead to Alice this Fathers Day weekend when the Ultimate Festival of Wheels returns to the Red Centre. Celebrate everything on four wheels o ... more
    2020-09-04 09:00:00
    2020-09-07 22:00:00
  • Date: 10 September - 18 October Time: Times vary per day Location: Araluen Arts Centre Description: Desert Mob is unlike anything else and is one of the most anticipated and important Aboriginal art and cultural events in the nation. Bringing togethe ... more
    2020-09-10 00:00:00
    2020-10-18 00:00:00
  • Date: 11 September Location: Araluen Arts Centre Description: The Desert Mob Symposium is a day of presentations by artists, art centres and special guests. Through images, film, animation and performance, artist ... more
    2020-09-11 10:00:00
    2020-09-11 15:30:00
  • Date: 12 September Location: Araluen Cultural Precinct Description: Desert Mob MarketPlace is presented in association with the annual Desert Mob Exhibition, which is held in Alice Springs in September every year and a ... more
    2020-09-12 10:00:00
    2020-09-12 14:00:00
  • Date: 13 September Location: Ormiston Gorge Description: 'A cappella in the Gorge' is the season ending, annual outdoor concert of the Desert Song Festival. It gives visitors and locals an unforgettable expe ... more
    2020-09-13 15:00:00
    2020-09-13 18:30:00
  • Date: 24 September - 11 October Location: Alice Springs Description: Presented by Red Hot Arts Central Australia, the Festival shares the stories, songs and the unique lifestyle of the Red Centre’s arid region. Featur ... more
    2020-09-24 00:00:00
    2020-10-11 00:00:00
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