Festival Information

Parrtjima - A Festival in Light is a free 10-night festival, taking place from
Friday, 22 September to Sunday, 1 October 2017.

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EVENT DAYS:

Friday 22 September - Sunday 1 October 2017

Every night Space on Country will light up from 6:30pm to 10:30pm, the iconic MacDonnell Ranges will light up with a spectacular array of light and colour.

The Parrtjima Knowledge Program  will commence at 5:00pm Saturdays and Sundays. Check the program here.

You can come along and experience the program of live music, talks and events and sample delicious food and drink. After dark, make your way to the rest of the site to see the spectacular festival light

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light, will also include a unique outdoor gallery of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal art from the desert region. Larger than life, it will be an experience of light and sound that the whole family can explore and enjoy.

Space on Country Session Times:

Four sessions are available to attend the festival each evening

  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • 7:30pm – 8:30pm
  • 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • 9:30pm - 10:30pm

Venue:

Alice Springs Desert Park will also be transformed into a unique outdoor gallery of light and sound for the whole family to enjoy.

Alice Springs Desert Park is located at 871 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs NT 0871.

COST:

Free. However, to help us ensure everyone gets the best experience at Parrtjima, please REGISTER your attendance.

 

HOW LONG SHOULD I ALLOW FOR MY VISIT?

Allow 1 to 2 hours to enjoy the full experience, including travel to and from the event. It will take approximately 45 minutes to walk around and experience the various art installations.