The Outback Way - Australia's Longest Shortcut


Festivals & Events along the Outback  Way - practically every fortnight somewhere along the Outback Way during April to October. So whether you’re looking for solace or socialising it can certainly be found – if you know where to look! Be sure to inquire and check the actual dates, event schedules and visitor accommodation options for the events listed below. Outback festivals and events are often surprising and outrageously good fun!

 Event Name  Dates  Location - Contacts
Waltzing Matilda Day- Winton 6th  April Winton Ph: 07 46572612
 Boulia Rodeo & Campdraft 2nd Week April  Boulia   P: 07 4746 3386
 Alice Springs Heritage Festival 4th Week April  Alice Springs  P: 08 8953 0295
Boulia- Easter Horse Races Easter Boulia Ph: 07 47463386
Winton Dinosaur Discovery- 3 Weeks 4th Week May/ Early June Winton Ph: 07 46572612
 Finke Desert Race 2nd Week June  Alice Springs & Finke  P: 08 8953 0295
 Alice Springs Beanie Festival 4th Week June  Alice Springs Cultural Precinct
Winton VISION SPLENDID Outback Film Festival 26June- 4th July 2015 Winton PH: 07 46571466
 Alice Springs Show 1st Week July  Blatherskite Park, South Stuart Highway
 Winton Opal Expo 1st Week July  Winton   P: 07 4657 1466
 Alice Springs Imparja Camel Cup 2nd Week July  Blatherskite Park, South Stuart Highway  P: 08 8952 6796
 Opal Trade Show & Design Awards Mid July Winton 07 46572612
Winton Camel Races End July Winton 07 46572612
Boulia Camel Races 3rd Week of July Boulia Ph: 47463386
 Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend 1st Week August  Harts Range Race Track   P: 08 8956 6303
 Alice Springs Rodeo 3rd Week August  Blatherskite Park, South Stuart Highway
 Henley on Todd Regatta 4th Week August  Todd River, Alice Springs.   P: 08 8952 6796
 Simpson Desert Racing Carnival
1st & 2nd Week
 Birdsville, Bedourie, Betoota
 Alice Desert Festival
2nd & 3rd Week September
 Alice Springs, various venues
 P:08 8953 6111
Winton Festival
4th Week of Sept
 Winton: 07 46571466
 Back to Boulia 4th Week September  Boulia   P: 07 4746 3386
 Desert Mob Exhibition Sept/ October  Araluen Art Centre Alice Springs.
 Laverton Race Day 4th Week September  Laverton   P:  08 9031 1361

The journey awaits!