About Alice Springs Festivals

(Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Northern Territory (NT), Australia)

Alice Springs offers plenty of things to both see and do throughout the year, including an impressive selection of festivals, including sporting competitions, races and cultural events.

Popular festivals in Alice Springs include the following events.

Annual Alice Springs Festivals

  • April: Cup Carnival, popular horse racing, taking place at the Pioneer Park Racecourse
  • June: Country Music Festival, with country music, dancing and a number of food stalls
  • July: NAIDOC Week (National Aboriginal and Islander Observance Committee), with celebrations based around the culture of the Aborigines
  • August: Alice Springs Rodeo, with many typical rodeo events, including calf roping, taking places at the Blatherskite Park
  • August: Alice Springs Marathon, races between Araluen and Flynn's Grave, attracting large crowds

  • September: Henley-on-Todd Regatta, unique event, with bottomless boats racing along the Todd River, which is dry at this time of the year
  • October: Masters Games, a number of exciting sporting contests at a number of locations in central Alice Springs
  • November: The Alice Prize Arts Festival, month-long event at Araluen Cultural Centre, with exhibitions of paintings and other art works

Tourism Central Australia - Official Tourist Information
Address: Todd Street, Alice Springs, Northern Territory (NT), Australia
Tel: +61 8 8952 5800
Website: www.discovercentralaustralia.com/

Tourism Central Australia Visitor Information Centre
Address: Parsons Street, Alice Springs, Northern Territory (NT), Australia
Tel: +61 8 8952 5800
Website: www.centralaustraliantourism.com/

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