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Broome Events 2018

Broome is a great destination all year round to enjoy numerous world class events, gigs, family fun days, festivals, exhibitions, sporting events and competitions.

Whether you're coming to Broome for one night or staying a week, you are sure to find an event in the region to suit your interests.

Mardi Gras Cabaret - Friday 2nd March


Broome Civic Centre and Broome Pride will kick off the 2018 Mardi Gras celebrations with over 2 hours of cabaret on Friday 2nd March.

Presenting DRAG TERRITORY in an evening of vibrant and fun drag acts and costumes with performance from the local Pearlesque Belles.

For more information contact the Broome Visitor Centre.

Staircase to the Moon Night Markets - 2018


The Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon observed in Broome, Western Australia between April and October only.

The Staircase Markets are held at the Town Beach Reserve on Robinson Street over the two nights of the full moon April – October.

Extra bus services run during this time – check with Town Bus Service for times.

For more information please visit Broome Visitor Centre.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow - 16th May


Our travelling band of intrepid funny-makers is taking over Australia, one town at a time, with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow!

For more information visit the Broome Visitors Centre.

It’s silly, it’s satirical, it’s side-splitting. It’s Australia’s ultimate comedy roadtrip!

Doors open 7pm for 8pm show at the Broome Community Civic Centre

Gibb River Road Mountain Bike Challenge - 11th to 18th May


The Gibb Challenge will lead you on a life defining adventure from the deep port Kimberley town of Derby to the world acclaimed million acres El Questro Wilderness Park. Overnight camping at Imintji Community, Mount Elizabeth Station, Ellenbrae Station, Home Valley Station and El Questro.

The Gibb Challenge will again feature as part of the Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster's calendar of events. See for further details or visit our site at

Airnorth Cable Beach Polo - 26th & 27th May


A sporting spectacular which attracts people from around Australia and the world – leading polo players, tourists, media and celebrities – beach polo is not only unique to Broome, it is rare in the world.  Cable Beach is one of a select number of exotic locations to host beach polo.

Hospitality options include the Cable Beach Polo VIP Marquee on Saturday and Sunday, or the relaxed and casual Polo Beach Bar on Sunday.


Town Beach Night Markets - 2018


The Thursday Night Markets are held at the Town Beach Reserve on Robinson Street every Thursday night from June to September. Enjoy local cuisine, live music and a variety of local stallholders.

Markets open at 5.00 pm  |  *Casual stallholders welcome from 4pm.

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Shinju Matsuri Festival - Sunset Long Table - 1st September


Gather your favourite people and treat your tastebuds to a phenomenal dinner set on the famous Cable Beach complete with a breathtaking sunset.

Date: 1st September 2018
Time: 4.30pm – onwards

Stay tuned for ticket release date in 2018!   Shinju Matsuri Long Table

As this is a seated affair, we recommend you book your tickets as a single booking to ensure you’re seated next to the ones you love.

If you have any queries regarding this tasty occasion, please feel free to make contact on and we’ll be happy to help out.