Discover what's on in Alice SPrings & Gap View Hotel

Alice Springs during the cooler months from May to September the weather is mild and dry. Daytime temperatures average around 20-25°C (68-77°F), and night time temperatures can drop below freezing. This makes it a great time to explore the outdoors and enjoy activities such as hiking, camping, and hot air ballooning.

From October to April, Alice Springs experiences hot and dry weather, with temperatures often exceeding 35°C (95°F). The summer months from December to February can also bring heavy rainfall and occasional thunderstorms.

If you’re interested in attending events and festivals, such as the Finke Desert Race in June, or the Parrtjima Festival in April, you may want to plan your visit accordingly. 

Finke Desert Race

The iconic Finke Desert Race is an off-road, multi terrain two day race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads through desert country from Alice Springs

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Desert Song Festival

Over 10 days in September, singers and musicians, choirs and audiences from Alice Springs and Central Australia, and visitors to the region, experience something special,

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Parrtjima Festival

Parrtjima is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind. This is an annual FREE festival which takes over Alice Springs with ten nights

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Red CentreNATS

Street machines, elite show cars, hobby vehicles and more take over the streets of Alice Springs for three days of competition including burnouts, drag racing,

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Desert Mob

Confirmed dates: 7 September – 22 October 2023 Desert Mob 2023 is presented by Desart the peak body for 38 Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres

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