- From: 11 Apr 2020
- To: 03 May 2020
Showcasing the best that Red Centre Racing has to offer, the 2020 Ladbrokes Alice Springs Cup Carnival is a must-see for locals and visitors to Central Australia. If you’ve thought about coming to Cup Carnival but haven’t made it yet, then this is your time!
- Date: 12 Apr 2020
Todd Mall comes alive with the Todd Mall Markets. There is a wide range of stalls selling crafts, clothing, art, food, jewelry, well-being products, dog products, honey, hat, mats, books and more. Discover one of a kind treasures, have something to eat, or just chat with the stallholders and locals. Check the website for days and times.
- From: 26 Jun 2020
- To: 29 Jul 2020
There are hats and hats – these beanies stretch the definitions like never before.
The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is a unique event that celebrates this great Australian icon. It’s the place people can come to find the perfect beanie from among more than 4,000 beanies displayed at the Araluen Cultural Precinct in Alice Springs.
A full weekend with music, the famous tea shop, the Beanie Olympics, and a fantastic program of textile workshops and crafts for kids. Indigenous artists from local communities demonstrate their ancient spinning techniques and basket making. Find out more here.
- From: 03 Jul 2020
- To: 04 Jul 2020
The Alice Springs Show is a traditional rural show with a very close association with the regional cattle stations, and is based on agricultural produce, livestock and craft. The show encompasses business displays, competitions, photographic, cooking and other contests and outback sporting events. Find out more here.
- Date: 15 Aug 2020
The Henley-On-Todd Regatta is the most iconic event in the Australian outback, mainly because of its totally unique nature. Its a boat race – without any sign of water! Its a day of fun where teams and individuals race ‘boats’, in the dry bed of the Todd River in outback Alice Springs. Have fun and enjoy the hilarity as you watch seemingly sane people race in bottomless ‘eights’, ‘Oxford tubs’, ‘rowing 8’s’ and ‘yachts’ through the deep coarse sand. Find out more here.
- Date: 16 Aug 2020
The 41st edition of the Alice Springs Marathon and Half Marathon is on Sunday, 16 August 2020.
There is a new course this year, details of which should be released early February.
This event is brought to you by the Alice Springs Running and Walking Club.
- From: 20 Aug 2020
- To: 23 Aug 2020
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 to race the trails with an awesome four day event designed for everyone.
The single track around Alice Springs really has to be ridden to be believed and if you have not been to Alice Springs before you’ll be blown away by the quantity and quality of riding, along with the jaw dropping Red Centre landscape.
Find out more information here.
- From: 04 Sep 2020
- To: 07 Sep 2020
The Ultimate Festival of Wheels in the Heart of Australia. Join Red CentreNATS a family-friendly auto festival with activities for all ages. Find out more here.
- From: 04 Sep 2020
- To: 13 Sep 2020
Over 10 days each September, singers, musicians and audiences from Alice Springs and Central Australia and visitors to the region experience something special. Choirs from the vibrant multi-cultural community come together to present a series of events that showcase the voice: the singer and the song. Find out more here.
- From: 11 Sep 2020
- To: 20 Sep 2020
Parrtjima is a free 10-night festival. Due to COVID-19 the festival has been rescheduled from April to 11-20 September, 2020.
Parrtjima is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind. The annual festival takes over Alice Springs with ten nights of light installations from a number aboriginal artists set against the majestic MacDonnell Ranges.
Alongside the artworks you can enjoy a program packed full of live talks, events and music by local and national musicians.
Learn more here.