skip to main content

Desert Harmony Festival

Alice Springs Darwin Katherine Ulu r u Kings Canyon

See a different side to Tennant Creek when the Barkly Region lets its hair down for festival time, with music, stories, theatre, film, and parades.

The Desert Harmony Festival is hosted by Barkly Regional Arts on Warumungu lands (Tennant Creek, Northern Territory). Our predominately Aboriginal community members travel across the arid landscape to enjoy 5 days of music, dance, art, film, food, theatre, workshops, tours, sports and cultural activities.

In 2018, the Festival will be held from Friday 3rd to Tuesday 7th of August.

The Festival program is a healthy combination of professional and locally produced work which showcases the talents in the Barkly region, community performances and Australian productions which travel to collaborate with local artists on truly unique shows.

Our 29th Festival will focus on the theme of 'Place and Belonging'.

This is an opportunity to understand Tennant Creek and the Barkly region, to learn about and immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, and experience the beauty we see every day in Outback Australia.

The Desert Harmony Festival is for everyone, especially for those seeking an adventure in a VERY remote Australian destination.

  • Information

    Event date

    3 – 7 August 2018

    Event type

    • Classes Lessons Workshops and Talks
    • Community Event
    • Concert or Performance
    • Exhibition and Shows
    • Festivals and Celebrations

    Opening times

    From 9am to 9pm

    Facilities

    • Family Friendly
    • Public Toilet

    Accessibility

    Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.

  • Map

    Map

    What's nearby

    What's nearby

    Explore the NT
    Driving routesFlight paths

Travel deals & offers

Keep in touch

Sign up to receive the latest news, deals and travel information about the Northern Territory. Data privacy statement