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Desert Festival Opening Night – Lovin’ Local Parade & Night Market Stage!

Thu September 23 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Desert Festival 2021 officially kicks off on Thursday 23 September in collaboration with the Alice Springs Town Council night markets!

Whether you like to dress up and march, or watch from the sidelines, come along and enjoy the official opening of Desert Festival 2021 and the Lovin’ Local Parade featuring the Afo Afro Dancers and a flock of budgies….

Meet us on the Council Chamber Lawns at 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start to follow the parade down Todd Mall to the Night Market Stage for an evening of local music, food and festivities.

Artists playing at the Night Market Stage include Tamala Express, Mulga Bore Hard Rock Youth Band, Al from Dog Futon, Bambadino and Desert Fiddle Club!

Check out desfest.com for detailed descriptions on our 2021 program!
Desert Festival 2021 has been made possible with the generous support of the Northern Territory Government and Alice Springs Town Council.


Alice Springs Town Council lawns
Alice Springs Town Council, Todd Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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