Events in Broome
Whatever month of the year you're visiting Broome, there's always something exciting to keep you occupied. Immerse yourself in local culture, enjoy the thrill of the races, or make new friends at one of several local festivals and fairs.
Staircase to the Moon
This natural phenomenon is unlike anything you've ever seen before. Caused by a rising full moon reflecting off low tide, the result is a breath-taking optical illusion that makes for an unmissable photo opportunity.
Fancy a flutter? There's a busy horse racing schedule in Broome and you'll find the biggest fixtures going on at the Turf Club. There's always something on, but if you're visiting near the end of race season, make sure you grab your ticket for the Cup Carnival.
Shinju Fringe (May)
Held every May, the Shinju Fringe is a celebration of Chinese heritage, with a busy schedule of live music, delicious food and exotic treats, plus plenty of street fairs and entertainment. With a bustling local Chinese community, this is one of the largest festivals of its kind in Australia.
Explore the traditions and history of the indigenous Banjina people with this excursion. Discover the background of this fascinating people, their ancient culture and intimate connection with their traditional lands.
Mango Madness (November)
Held during the last weekend of every November, Broome's annual Mango Festival will be a night to remember. Break the ice with fellow tourists at the Mango Festival cocktail party, test your grey matter at a quiz night, or give your sweet tooth a treat with mango jams, cakes and chutneys.