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What’s on

Alice Springs certainly knows how to put on a good show! Check out the range of events below. During event periods we suggest pre-booking your accommodation early to avoid disappointment.

Camel Cup – May 2018

Camel Cup 14th July 2018 Join locals for this fun-filled weekend of activities and experience a true Aussie outback style event with the multi-award winning Uluru Camel Cup. Festivities kick off on Friday night with dancing, food, drinks, live entertainment and race...

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Tatts Finke Desert Race – June 2018

Tatts Finke Desert Race 8th to 11th June 2018 Considered one of the biggest sporting events of the year, the Tatts Finke Desert Race is an off-road, multi-terrain race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads through the desert country from Alice Springs to the small...

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Alice Springs Beanie Festival – June/July 2018

Alice Springs Beanie Festival 29th June to 2nd July 2018 The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is a must do for any beanie/hat lover. This weekend of entertainment, workshops, food stalls and crafts will have more than 4000 beanies on display. This annual event is held at...

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Territory Day – July 2018

Territory Day 1st July 2018 This year marks the 40th anniversary of Northern Territory being granted Self-Government in 1978.  Kingswood will be performing for you this Alice Springs Territory Day in a free concert at Anzac Oval, located just 3 minutes from the...

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Alice Springs Show Weekend – July 2018

Alice Springs Show Weekend 6th July 2018 Alice Springs is a feature stop in Australia’s red centre and the Alice Springs Show in July is one of the biggest social and agricultural highlights of the Northern Territory’s year. The show runs on the first Friday and...

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Harts Range Races – August 2018

Harts Range Races August 2018 The annual Harts Range Racecourse is back for another year of family fun! Set in the picturesque East MacDonnell ranges area, this tradition has been going for 70 years originally starting at the Harts Range Racecourse. This highly...

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Run Larapinta – August 2018

Run LarapintaAugust 2018 This one-of-a-kind run offers spectacular scenery over 4 days with a 4 stage trail with the stunning backdrop of the iconic Larapinta trail.  This breathtaking run should be on every athletes bucket list! Choose from the Namatjira (10-30km...

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The Redback MTB Stage Race – August 2018

The Redback MTB Stage Race23rd - 26th August 2018 Alice Springs is surrounded by kilometre after kilometre of hand built single track made for mountain bikes by mountain bikers, and this award-winning event allows you race the trails with an awesome four-day event...

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Red CentreNats – August 2018

Red CentreNats - August 2018 31st August 2018 What's the best way to Dad's heart this Fathers Day? A day out at the Red Centre Nats, of course! The ultimate festival of cars and wheels is back for Father’s Day Weekend in 2018! This festival calls all car enthusiasts...

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Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta – August 2018

Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta - August 2018 18th August 2018 The Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta is a fun-filled day of dry river bed boating! This weird & wacky event is the only one of it's kind in the world, making it a very popular event for locals and visitors...

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Desert Song Festival – August/September 2018

Desert Song Festival  23rd August to 20th September 2018  Over 10 days each September, singers and musicians, choirs and audiences from Alice Springs and Central Australia and visitors to the region experience something special, as choirs and musicians from this...

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Parrtjima A Festival in Light – September 2018

Parrtjima A Festival in Light28th September - 7th October 2018 Parrtjima – A Festival in Light, will also include a unique outdoor gallery of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal art from the desert region. Larger than life, it will be an experience of light and...

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Desert Mob MarketPlace – September 2018

Desert Mob MarketPlace 8th September 2018  The Desert Mob offers a unique place for artists, collectors, art lovers and everyone in between to meet, buy and sell artworks in the heart of Alice Springs.  Visitors can also view the Desert Mob Exhibition and browse the...

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Alice Springs Master Games – October 2018

Alice Springs Master Games 13th - 20th October 2018 The highly anticipated Alice Springs Master Games are returning in 2018! We look forward to seeing competitors, volunteers and spectators attend this iconic event that is the second-longest running Masters Games in...

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