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Events in The Kimberley

Events in The Kimberley


Pearlers Long Table Dinner at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm

Join us for a night of excellent food & company and experience dining in 'Pearler's Style'

  • Dates:May 14, Jun 11, Jul 9, 30, Aug 13
  • Venue:Cygent Bay Pearl Farm


  • Hosted By:Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm
  • Ticket Price:$110pp
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events


To celebrate our spectacular Pinctada Maxima oysters & the pristine environment we have at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm our talented team of chef’s have created a gourmet Kimberley Inspired menu showcasing pearl meat and Australian produce. Join us for a night of excellent food, cultivating a memorable dining experience, "Pearler's Style"

Bart Pigram & Friends presents Voices of Broome

Join us for Bart Pigram & Friends presents Voices of Broome

  • Dates:May 19, 26; Jun 2, 9
  • Time(s):8pm
  • Venue:Matso's Brewery


  • Hosted By:Bart Pigram
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events
  • Music:Free
  • Other:History


Bart Pigram, founder of Narlijia Experiences Broome, will host five evenings of culture and history at Matso's Broome Brewery. Share in the songs and stories of Broome, as Bart takes you on journey through ancient and modern Yawuru culture. With the support of Tourism Western Australia, we are pleased to invite you to attend these free events that are sure to entertain, educate and engage you. Bart is one of Broome's best storytellers. Bart will be joined by family and friends for a musical performance at the conclusion of the cultural presentation.

Eco Beach Long Table Dinners 2021

Don't miss out on the famous Eco Beach Wilderness Retreat Long Tables

  • Dates:May 21, Jun 6, Jul 23, Aug 7, Sep 10
  • Venue:Eco Beach Resort


  • Hosted By:Eco Beach Resort
  • Ticket Price:$185
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events


Sink your toes in to the sand while enjoying a long table dinner made up of fresh local produce, single vineyard wines and views that will take your breath away. Bookings now available for the below dates. Wine selections for each night are currently under review and we will update as soon as confirmed. Eco Beach Resort is a multi award-winning eco resort set amongst the pristine and untouched Kimberley environment. Just over an hour’s drive south of Broome, accommodation at the eco resort provides guests with an unforgettable and unique wilderness experience whilst having minimal impact on the surrounding landscape. This eco friendly holiday accommodation near Broome is perfectly suited to every taste. The accommodation at our eco resort includes 25 superbly appointed Eco Villas interlinked by over 1km of elevated wooden boardwalks, and 30 luxurious safari style Eco Tents. For larger groups we also offer The Beach Houses, striking ocean front accommodation with amazing views of the Indian Ocean.

Kim Churchill Concert - A fundraiser for Environs Kimberley

Join us for an intimate evening with East Coast singer-songwriter and musician KIM CHURCHILL playing folk, rock and blues

  • Dates:May 21
  • Time(s):7pm
  • Venue:Broome Convention Centre


  • Hosted By:Broome Visitor Centre
  • Ticket Price:$32.41
  • Type:For Charity / Fundraising
  • Music:Blues,Rock,Country & Folk


A fundraiser for Environs Kimberley.
Discounted tickets are available for members of EK.
To become a member, or arrange discount tickets, please call 08 9192 1922.

Ord Valley Muster

30 events across nine exciting days

  • Dates:May 17 - 29
  • Venue:Jim Hughes Amphitheatre


  • Other:Agricultural
  • Festivals:All Festivals,Ord Valley Muster


The 20th Ord Valley Muster will feature an outstanding line-up of over 30 events across nine exciting days from 21 - 29 May 2021, held in Kununurra, Western Australia.

Set against the stunning East Kimberley landscape, this event is truly a bucket list 'Must-er' for every Australian. Comedy, arts, rodeo, music, dining under the stars, yoga boats and much, much more.

From humble beginnings in 2001, the Muster came to life quietly as a simple one night affair – a pleasant dinner in the outback for local businesses. Since then, it has grown at lightning speed to be firmly established as a pre-eminent event in the national festival calendar.

Set against the magnificent backdrop of the Ord Valley, Lake Kununurra, spectacular fresh water gorges, national parks and stunning reserves, the Muster rewards visitors with magical and distinctive experiences. 




Aviair HeliSpirit Kimberley Moon Experience 2021

JESSICA MAUBOY & BUSBY MAROU headline the 20th Aviair HeliSpirit Kimberley Moon Experience!

  • Dates:May 22
  • Venue:Ord Valley Muster


  • Hosted By:Ord Valley Muster and Western Australia
  • Ticket Price:$15.81 - $123.42
  • Music:Rock,Country & Folk


Set against the stunning East Kimberley landscape, this iconic concert is the highlight event of the multi award-winning Ord Valley Muster.

Brews on the Bay at Mangrove Hotel

The Annual Mangrove Hotel’s Brews on the Bay is back and we can’t WAIT to share our love of craft beer with you all again

  • Dates:May 22, 23
  • Time(s):12pm
  • Venue:Mangrove Hotel


  • Hosted By:Mangrove Hotel
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events,Beer


Come and soak up the best views in town while you sip and savour the finest nectar the West has to offer. With 16 Western Australia breweries featured, your options are wide open! There will be food stalls to match your favourite brews and live entertainment all weekend long. Tell your friends, invite your neighbours and bring along the family for this weekend packed full of fun.

Stockman’s High Tea

A High Tea for the Aussie stockman!

  • Dates:May 22, 23, 25 - 27 & 29
  • Time(s):10:30am
  • Venue:Argyle Homestead Museum


  • Ticket Price:$10.71 - $41.82
  • Festivals:Ord Valley Muster
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events
  • Art Exhibitions:Historical


Come along to the Argyle Homestead Museum for a High Tea with a difference – Aussie stockman style!

Throughout the High Tea enjoy a guided tour of the Argyle Homestead Museum and learn about the history of the Durack family in the area and gain an insight into the lives of our pastoral pioneers.

Art In The Park

Peruse the open air art gallery from artists that call the Kimberley their home.

  • Dates:May 23
  • Time(s):Gates open at 4:30pm
  • Venue:Celebrity Tree Park


  • Ticket Price:$10.71 - $21.42
  • Festivals:Ord Valley Muster
  • Art Exhibitions:Craft


The Top End has always attracted artists of repute from around Australia, with many now calling the Kimberley home. Curated exclusively under the stars for the Muster, Art in the Park is an open air gallery, shining a spotlight on Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists from the region.

Meander through the park, wine glass in hand, and discover arts and photography created with various mediums. Perhaps a boab carving or a painting with gold leaf and rough diamonds will catch your eye!

Discover artworks in various mediums, while interacting directly with the creatives. Learn from Indigenous artists, as they reveal the strong cultural and spiritual links between people and country. Artworks will be available for sale.

Catering will be available for purchase.

Yoga Boat

Grab your yoga mat and a towel and enjoy a morning on the Yoga Boat!

  • Dates:May 24 - 29
  • Time(s):6am - 8 am
  • Venue:Kununurra Cruises Marina


  • Ticket Price:$47.94
  • Festivals:Ord Valley Muster
  • Sports:Other Sports & Fitness


inhale …. exhale …. inhale …. exhale …. now drop and give us zen ….

Yoga is a great way to promote health and well-being, it helps to keep the body flexible and strong and the mind calm. Awaken your sense of balance and harmony as we take you on a boat ride to Packsaddle Lagoon for your unique yoga class with Wendy Jones, where you can shed the stresses of daily life. After class, enjoy a healthy breakfast as you travel back across Lake Kununurra courtesy of Kununurra Cruises.

Wendy Jones is a Yoga Teacher in the tradition of Krishnamacharya. This tradition respects the capabilities of each individual and has a breath-based focus. Postures are modified to suit individual needs ensuring that the body is kept comfortable.

What to Bring

Please bring your own yoga mat and towel.


Comedy In The Park

As Park of the Ord Valley Muster comes Comedy in the Park.

  • Dates:May 25 & 26
  • Venue:Celebrity Tree Park


  • Ticket Price:$67.32
  • Type:Community
  • Festivals:Ord Valley Muster
  • Performing Arts:Comedy


Expect big belly laughs at the renewed Comedy in the Park event held over two nights of hilarity on Tuesday 25th May 2021 and Wednesday 26th May 2021 at the Festival Hub at Celebrity Tree Park. 

Starring Australian comedy royalty, Fiona O’Loughlin, Ivan Aristeguieta and Kevin Kropinyeri!

There will be catering available so come down early and grab a bite to eat before the show starts.
The Festival Hub will also have a fully licensed bar open til late, with live music after the show.

Broome Staircase Markets

Wander around the colourful local stalls under the stars, sample the tastes of Broome cuisine, listen to local live music and take in the spectacular Staircase to the Moon!

  • Dates:Every full moon
  • Venue:Town Beach Broome


  • Hosted By:Visit Broome
  • Other:Markets


The Staircase Markets are held on the first night of each Staircase to the Moon at Town Beach Reserve in Broome. Bring the family and enjoy a meal on the grass… Burgers, Pizza, Thai, Laksa, Satays, Fish N Chips, Raw Food, Chinese, Fruit Smoothies, Ice Cream, Donuts, Hot Dogs, Coffee and more… Stalls with jewellery, craft, clothing, confectionery, local Mango products, soaps, incense, candles, photography, home-wares and more can be perused at a leisurely pace in the cool evening. Extra bus services run during this time – check with Broome Explorer Bus for times. In addition, night markets at Town Beach take place each Thursday from June to September.

Staircase to the Moon, Broome

Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon which occurs when a full moon rises over the exposed tidal flats of Roebuck Bay

  • Dates:May 27 - 29
  • Venue:Town Beach, Broome


  • Other:Travel


The Staircase to the Moon happens 2 - 3 days a month between March and October. The first two days of Staircase to the Moon generally also play host to the Staircase to the Moon markets at Town Beach. Here you can sample local produce, buy hand made products, a variety of international food, and enjoy the sounds of local entertainers. Another popular spot to view the event is The Mangrove Hotel Resort, with live entertainment every Staircase night.

Chinatown Discovery Festival 2021

Chinatown Discovery Festival 2021 is a celebration of us - the Broome community and our stories!

  • Dates:May 28 - 30
  • Venue:Chinatown Broome


  • Hosted By:Broome Visitor Centre
  • Type:Community
  • Festivals:All Festivals


This year the festival will be held in May and will feature a program of art, culture (and a bit of fun), Chinatown Discovery Festival 2021 starts Friday 28th May until Sunday 30th May. Friday 28 May Stories of Strength Sun Pictures Broome 6-7pm Saturday 29 May Morning program of activities (so you can then go and have fun at the Broome Races) Sunday 30 May CHUKAGAI - A Sensory Experience (free) Johnny Chi Lane, Chinatown Full day of activities including the Pearlers' Games Pearlers' Games Seafood & Champagne VIP Brunch Prior to the festival, on Tues 24 and Wed 25th - Sand Sculpture WA will be hosting a Masterclass with Tim Darby between 9-10am. More details here.

2021 Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest

The oldest outdoor picture theatre, Sun Pictures, will be full of atmosphere for the screenings of the short films about Roebuck Bay, Broome and the Kimberley region.

  • Dates:Jun 4, 5
  • Venue:Sun Pictures


  • Hosted By:Sun Pictures
  • Ticket Price:$5 - $15
  • Other:Outdoor Movies,Film Festivals
  • Festivals:All Festivals


In these films, local filmmakers capture the stories, culture and landscape of our iconic region and the people who call it home. What is especially unique about the short films, is that they are made by filmmakers who live and or work in the Kimberley region, providing a unique insight into our way of life, values, sense of humour and talents.

Filmmakers will have the chance to win the much sought after ‘Muddy Award’ for the Best in Fest and Best Kimberley Calling Film and Best Film with a World Environment Day message

A Taste Of Broome Festival 2021

A Taste of Broome (ATOB) will return in 2021 as a weekend festival of arts and cultural events, celebrating the unique Indigenous multiculturalism within the community of Broome.

  • Dates:Jun 25 - 26
  • Time(s):Friday 25th June @ 4:30pm - Saturday 26th June @ 11:30pm
  • Venue:Goolarri Media Amphitheatre


  • Hosted By:Goolarri Media Enterprises
  • Ticket Price:$15-$120
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Community
  • Festivals:All Festivals
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events,Festival,Food Event
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Other Visual Arts
  • Other:History,Markets


This year's festival has been reimagined into two days of local art, craft, dance, food, film and culture. Weekend Passes are available which allows access to all events and free activities, or you can purchase single tickets to any of the events over the weekend.

Schedule of Events

 Friday 25th June Music & Picture Show: Musical performances from local artists, Nurlu contemporary and traditional dance and local multi-cultural cuisine

Saturday 26th June Narlijia Tours: Local Yawuru man and tour guide Bart Pigram will be taking tour groups around the Broome Peninsula visiting historic and cultural locations and sampling native bush foods. Circus: Theatre Kimberley’s Act Belong Commit Sandfly Circus will present an exciting and invigorating family show of hilarity and death defying feats. Cooking Classes: Pat Torres from Mayi Harvest presents a cooking demonstration and tasting using locally harvested bush foods such as boab, gubiny and native lemon grass. KIPAS music night: A night of celebration, showcasing the unique musical talent nurtured by the Kimberley.

Make Smoking History Derby Boab Festival Mardi Gras

The town of Derby rolls out the Horizon Power Float in this family-friendly environment with live bands, children's entertainers and WASAMBA. The night will end with a fireworks display.

  • Dates:Jul 2
  • Time(s):From 5.30pm to 9.30pm
  • Venue:Derby Town Oval


  • Hosted By:Make Smoking History
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Free


The Horizon Power Float Parade leaves the Derby Civic Center at 4.30pm then makes its way along town streets to the Derby Town Oval for the Live Lighter MARDI GRAS supported by Lotterywest. A huge crowd of locals and visitors will  enjoy the fabulous array of food, arts, crafts and information stalls plus an awe inspiring collection of amusements and thrilling rides. There will be roaming children`s entertainers, dancers, drummers and live music on a big stage.

At 7.30 the Horizon Power Float Parade and the Boab Quest 2021 winners will be announced. Queensland band `Black Image Band` will entertain the crowd till 9.30

Mowanjum Festival - Derby

Experience the unique art and culture of the Worrorra, Ngarinyin and Wunambal people at this special one-night celebration at the 2021 Mowanjum Festival.

  • Dates:Jul 8-10
  • Time(s):Opens 2pm
  • Venue:Mowanjum Arts & Culture Centre


  • Hosted By:Mowanjum Arts & Culture Centre
  • Ticket Price:$5-$25
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Community
  • Food & Drink:Festival
  • Art Exhibitions:Aboriginal,Historical
  • Festivals:All Festivals


The Mowanjum Festival acknowledges the vibrant cultures of Aboriginal people across Australia. The festival is open to the general public from 2pm, with a variety of cultural workshops including didgeridoo playing, boab nut carving and ochre painting conducted in a family friendly environment. Come with the whole family for an evening of culture and the arts. Bring a camping chair or a blanket. Hot food, bush tucker & drinks available. Performers of all ages participate in Junba (traditional song and dance), telling the stories of the Mowanjum people. The revival and performance of these dances are a significant moment of celebration for the local community, and deeply moving to the elders who thought they might never see those dances again. Hosted by the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, the festival attracts thousands of visitors who join us to witness and take part in one of Western Australia’s largest cultural celebrations. Tickets go on sale from 1 March 2021 so pack your bags and travel down to Kimberley for this incredible event.

Shinju Matsuri- Festival of the Pearl

With September marking the end of Pearl Harvest season brings the opportunity to celebrate part of Broome’s unique culture with the Shinju Matsuri, the Festival of the Pearl.

  • Dates:Aug 21 - Sep 5
  • Time(s):Times to be confirmed
  • Venue:Broome


  • Hosted By:Shinju Matsuri
  • Ticket Price:Free- $295
  • Type:Youth Art / Performance,Community,Workshops
  • Food & Drink:Festival,Restaurant Events
  • Art Exhibitions:Craft,Historical
  • Other:Arts & Crafts,Travel
  • Festivals:All Festivals


A true Broome intuition comes in the form of the Shinju Matsuri that will tempt your senses with an exciting whirlwind of colour, sound, taste and smell as the community shares this beautiful locale with the world and the people who call it home. Every year, to mark the opening of the Shinju Matsuri Festival, the Broome community pays homage to their cultural backgrounds in this colourful Float Parade (free entry) through the town centre. A vibrant evening of performances and entertainment by dance schools, schools, scouts and other community groups in the live lighter Mardi Gras! (free entry). Send your message out to the universe in one of the most symbolic ways possible at The Floating Lantern Matsuri (general $15, VIP $120.) The Chinatown Feast ($75) is a Hawkers Market with a Broome-style twist. Dine out on Masterchef favourites Shinju Matsuri’s Sunset Long Table Dinner ($295). Don’t forget to come and enjoy a sunset drink at the festival bar (free entry.)

Floating Lantern Matsuri - Shinju Matsuri

A glowing flotilla of love and peace

  • Dates:Aug 28
  • Time(s):4.30pm


  • Hosted By:Shinju Matsuri
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community
  • Other:Arts & Crafts


Send your message out to the universe in one of the most symbolic ways possible at The Floating Lantern Matsuri. Whatever your message is, watch it float in glowing unison with all the other messages into the sunset. The Floating Lantern Matsuri embraces everything about life, love, peace and friendship, providing you with a chance to get your thoughts down in writing and gently send them off onto destinations unknown. Whether your message is personal in memory of a lost loved one, a wish, a prayer or general words of encouragement and happiness for the world – put it on a lantern and watch it commence it’s peaceful, glowing journey on the evening tide.

Chinatown Feast - Shinju Matsuri

Come and experience the finest Broome cuisine made by a collaboration of talented local Chefs

  • Dates:Sep 1
  • Time(s):6.00pm - 9.00pm
  • Venue:Chinatown Broome


  • Hosted By:Shinju Matsuri
  • Ticket Price:$75
  • Food & Drink:Food Event,Food Market Events


Chinatown Feast is a new event, this Hawkers Market with a Broome-style twist. Held in the heart of Chinatown, it’s a feast for the senses featuring entertainment from local Broome artists and touring performers. Set under stars and lanterns, amid a banquet from all your favourite Broome street eats, musical treats, and visual delights. This enchanting new event is a Broome experience not to be missed.

Shinju Matsuri Sunset Long Table Dinner

Some restaurants have Michelin stars but Broome have millions of the real things you can feast under!

  • Dates:Sep 4
  • Time(s):5pm - 10pm
  • Venue:Cable Beach


  • Hosted By:Shinju Matsuri
  • Ticket Price:$295
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events


Gather your favourite people and treat your tastebuds to a phenomenal dinner on the famous Cable Beach complete with a breathtaking sunset! Dining experiences don’t come any better or more unique than Shinju Matsuri’s Sunset Long Table Dinner. Soak up the stunning coastal surroundings of the famous Cable Beach whilst being served dishes by well known chefs. We invite you onto the Cable Beach to enjoy a selection of taste tantalising canapes followed by a four course seated dining experience accompanied by a selection of beers, wines and signature cocktail on arrival. Free flowing beverages will be available throughout your gourmet four course menu As this is a seated affair, we recommend you book your tickets with friends & family if you wish to be seated together.

Broome Courthouse Markets

The Broome Courthouse Markets are held in the beautiful heritage listed gardens of the Broome Courthouse

  • Dates:Every Saturday and Sunday
  • Time(s):8am - 1pm
  • Venue:Broome Courthouse Gardens


  • Hosted By:Broome Markets
  • Other:Markets


Started over 25 years ago by a small group of locals wishing to trade local product, they have grown to become a major tourist attraction in Broome and host up to 115 creative stalls over the Dry Season. Trading every Saturday all year and Sunday from April – October, the local markets attracts visitors from far and wide. The Broome Courthouse Markets are located on the corner of Frederick and Hamersley Street in the beautiful and historical Broome Courthouse Gardens.

Jam Night at Matso's Broome Brewery

Calling all bathroom singers, garage musicians and karaoke stars within the radius of 50 miles of Broome!

  • Dates:Every Tuesday
  • Venue:Matso's Broome


  • Hosted By:Matso's Broome
  • Music:Other Music


We'll trade a few songs for a glass of beer and not to mention Double Mac n' cheese will help you shine on stage! Tune in every Tuesday while we escape the ordinary at Matso's!

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