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Desert Festival 2023

The award-winning Desert Festival returns this springtime to the heart of Australia.

Over 11 balmy days, catch a sensational program of local and national artists across a variety of enthralling and thought-provoking events.

Full festival program is out now. Head over to our website to check out some of the hottest events coming your way this September.

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Desert Festival is proudly presented by Red Hot Arts Central Australia and supported by the NT Government and Alice Springs Town Council

  • Information

    21 September – 1 October 2023

    Entry cost

    All tickets from $0 to $75.00
    Mixture of free and ticketed events across the festival. Adult tickets and Youth (15-18) ticket options available. Please check event details at desfest.com as to ticket or registration requirements.


    • Bar
    • Cafe
    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Telephone
    • Public Toilet
    • Restaurant
    • Shop / Gift Shop


    Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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