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Visitors at Alice Springs Desert Park

UPCOMING EVENTS

2017 EVENTS CALENDAR
2017 brings an exciting year of activities and events for all ages. 

Download the calendar (pdf 339Kb).

 

March

Desert Park 20th Birthday Fun Run/Walk - 25 March

6.30am start with 2/4Km option. Registration required.

April

Desert Park 20th Birthday Open Day - 9 April

Free Park entry all day. Talks and activities throughout the day. Kids' activity zone with face painting and science area. Food stalls. Celebrate with the cutting of the Birthday cake. Wrap up the day with late afternoon enterainment from Ted Egan AO and local bands.

Desert Explorer Program - 11, 12 and 13 April

Program for children 8-12 years to spend a day behind the scenes of a working zoo and botanical garden. Fees apply.

Easter Bilby - 14 to 17 April

Special bilby presentations and activities to celebrate Australia's love with the Easter Bilby.  Fees apply.

Anzac Day - Aussie Diggers  - 25 April

Special talks to celebrate Aussie digger. Fees apply.

July

NAIDOC Week - Our language matters - 2 to 9 July

A series of cultural presentations and displays in celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Fees apply.

August

Picnic in the Park - 7 August

Pack a picnic or enjoy lunch specials from the Cafe to celebrate Picnic Day.

September

Wildflower Walk - 3 and 10 September

Join an expert for a guided walk to explore wildflowers. Fees apply.

Threatened Species Day - 7 September

Education school programs to learn more about our threatened and endangered friends. Bookings essential.

National Bilby Day -  9 September

Special bilby presentations and activities to learn how you can help the bilby.

Red Centre Bird Festival - 20 to 24 September

Celebrate the birdlife of the Red Centre with field trips, guest spearkers, tag-along tours and art exhibitions around Alice Springs.

October

Desert Explorer Program - 3, 4 and 5 October

Program for children 8-12 years to spend a day behind the scenes of a working zoo and botanical garden. Fees apply.

December

Bush Christmas - 16 to 24 December

Celebrate the festive season with Bush Christmas activities. Fees apply.

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