Events

Upcoming events in and around Alice Springs.

Welcome to Alice Springs Town Council's Community Calendar. 

The calendar is a popular Council initiative designed to promote community events for the Alice Springs municipality, and receives an average of over 10,000 unique pageviews each month.

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August 2018

Built on the back of the success of the "Dirty Word" and Central Australia's long and rich love affair with poetry, This festival will bring together poets and spoken word artists from all over Aus

Date 
2 Aug to 5 Aug
Time 
5:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Location 
Totem Theatre (Snow Kenna Park)
Type 
Community

“breathtaking in its elegance”
Broadway World

Date 
3 Aug
Time 
8:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

The Alice Springs Teddy Bear Picnic is an event aimed at families and children of all ages looking for a fun day out over the long weekend in August.

Date 
6 Aug
Time 
10:00am
Event Location 
Lawns of the Alice Springs Town Council
Type 
Major Event

A story about dreams, believing in yourself... and a dancing kangaroo.

Date 
7 Aug to 8 Aug
Time 
6:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

Schools are invited to participate in a series of fun, informative and educational activities
as part of Central Australia's premier sustainability event; the 2018 desertSMART Ecofair.

Date 
9 Aug to 10 Aug
Time 
9:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location 
Olive Pink Botanic Gardens
Type 
Community

desertSMART EcoFair - Central Australia's Science and Sustainability Festival

Thursday 9th August
Olive Pink Botanic Garden
Eco-Science Schools Day

Date 
9 Aug to 12 Aug
Time 
9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs John Flynn Uniting Church Todd Mall
Type 
Community

Mayor Damien Ryan invites senior members of the Alice Springs community to join him for morning tea to celebrate Seniors Month.

Date 
10 Aug
Time 
10:30am to 12:00pm
Event Location 
Alice Springs Town Council Function Room
Type 
Town Council

“Four and a half stars... Forceful renditions of Debussy, Bach and Beethoven reveal inspired insights.”
Limelight Magazine

Date 
10 Aug
Time 
8:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

Free entry to the Old Timers annual fete, with a 51year tradition in the Alice Springs community.

Date 
11 Aug
Time 
11:00am to 3:00pm
Event Location 
At Old Timers Village 446 South Stuart Highway
Type 
Community

A night of mystery and myhem in the Wild West

MURDER AT THE DEADWOOD SALOON

It's the 1st Annual Deadwood Poker Tournament Party!

Date 
11 Aug
Time 
6:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Location 
Ooraminna Station Homestead
Type 
Community

Want to go bush walking and not sure where to start?

Join Parks and Wildlife for an introduction to bush walking along some of the short walks in Central Australia.

Date 
12 Aug
Time 
8:00am to 11:30am
Event Location 
Ormiston Gorge - Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park
Type 
Community

The market runs from February to December. It is held every second Sunday 9-1pm in the Todd Mall which can only be described as idyllic.

Date 
12 Aug
Time 
9:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location 
Todd Mall
Type 
Community

To celebrate Senior’s Month in Alice Springs the National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame is offering a free seminar for garden lovers, or garden lovers to be!

Date 
14 Aug
Time 
2:00pm
Event Location 
2 Stuart Tce Pioneer Womens Hall of Fame (Old Gaol )
Type 
Community

Ballet’s most charming comedy, live on stage.

Date 
17 Aug to 18 Aug
Time 
7:30pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

The Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta is the World's only dry river bed boating regatta in the world!
Come and join in the fun and hilarity of this wacky and crazy event.

Date 
18 Aug
Time 
10:30am to 4:30pm
Event Location 
Snow Kenna Park (next to Anzac Oval)
Type 
Major Event

Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Alice Springs is hosting international country singer, Tania Kernaghan for a one night only concert in Alice Springs.

Date 
18 Aug
Time 
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Location 
The Gillen Club
Type 
Community

The market runs from February to December. It is held every second Sunday 9-1pm in the Todd Mall which can only be described as idyllic.

Date 
19 Aug
Time 
9:00am
Event Location 
Todd Mall
Type 
Community

What's the go for the Alice Springs Town Council August Night Markets?

Date 
23 Aug
Time 
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Location 
The Todd Mall
Type 
Community

A mother’s loss. A nation’s obsession.

“Exquisitely touching… Detail upon detail is woven into a finely stitched masterpiece.”
Australian Stage

Date 
24 Aug
Time 
8:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

“Exquisitely touching… Detail upon detail is woven into a finely stitched masterpiece.”
Australian Stage

Date 
24 Aug
Time 
8:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre: Galleries and Theatre
Type 
Community

In this one day workshop experienced tutor Vicki Hale will teach 2 types of Log Cabin blocks – triangular and twisted.

This workshop is hosted by the Alice Springs Quilting Club.

Date 
26 Aug
Time 
9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location 
Central Craft Araluen Cultural Precinct 61 Larapinta Drive Alice Springs
Type 
Community

Have you ‘Still Got Talent!’? Then why not get your act together and enter the 2018 Seniors Talent Quest?!

Date 
29 Aug
Time 
11:00am to 2:00pm
Event Location 
Araluen Arts Centre - Witchettys
Type 
Town Council

Red CentreNATS is held in association with Summernats.

Date 
31 Aug to 2 Sep
Time 
9:00am to 6:00pm
Event Location 
Blatherskite Park Alice Springs
Type 
Major Event

September 2018

Come, watch and interact with the wonderful Artist Linda MacAulay as she creates amazing visions at Ooraminna Station Homestead.

Bookings essential. Contact us for more information.

Date 
1 Sep
Time 
6:00pm
Event Location 
Ooraminna Station Homestead
Type 
Community

The market runs from February to December. It is held every second Sunday 9-1pm in the Todd Mall which can only be described as idyllic.

Date 
2 Sep
Time 
9:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location 
Todd Mall
Type 
Community

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