Events are happening across regional Australia but in many cases, advance notice from visitors is required – please check with organisers before attending. Events may be cancelled at short notice and cancellations may not be reflected on this page.

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Northern Territory

The Tatts Finke Desert Race

JUN 7–10, Alice Springs, NT

A multi-day race of buggies, bikes, and cars between Alice Springs and the Aputula (Finke) community. It is one of the largest annual sporting events in NT.

(08) 8952 8886


Barunga Festival

JUN 7–10, Barunga, NT

A sports and cultural showcase, including workshops, art market stalls, traditional dance, spear throwing, didgeridoo playing and making, bush medicine, cooking, weaving and storytelling.

(08) 8980 5700


Brunette Races

JUN 20–23, Barkly Tablelands, NT

Held on Brunette Downs station, the program includes horseracing, camp draft and rodeo, and the Battle of the Barkly competition, which is inspired by everyday station tasks.

(08) 8972 1770


Alice Springs Beanie Festival
June 21-24, 2024 - Alice Springs, NT

four-day festival celebrating beanies in all their forms.

0408 436 928


Australian Outback Marathon

JUL 27, Yulara, NT

With relatively flat tracks around Uluru and Kata Tjuta, this race in the Red Centre can be enjoyed by runners at all levels of experience.

(02) 4385 2455



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