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 a week, you are sure to find an event in the region to suit your interests.

Staircase To The Moon Broome View Moonlight Bay Suites


A natural full moon phenomenon over Roebuck Bay 

2 – 3 days a month between March and October

Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon caused by the rising of the full moon reflecting off the exposed mudflats at extremely low tide – creating the optical illusion of stairs reaching to the moon.

The Staircase to the Moon happens 2-3 days a month between March and October each year. Moonlight Bay Suites is perfectly positioned to take full advantage of this spectacular event.

Head to our Staircase Page to see all the dates for 2020 and 2021.


Staircase To The Moon & Thursday Night Markets  

May – September

The Broome evening markets are both held at Town Beach Reserve.

Staircase to the Moon markets are held from 4pm – 8pm on the following dates in 2020:
May 8 & 9
June 6 & 7
July 6 & 7
August 4 & 5
September 3 & 4
October 2

The Thursday Night Markets are held every Thursday from 4pm – 8pm between June and September 2020.

Shinju Matsuri Festival of the Pearl Broome 2020


Festival of the Pearl  

28 August – 6 September 2020

Shinju Matsuri is a much loved annual festival celebrating Broome and its early days of being a world-renowned producer of South Sea Pearls.

Discover the kaleidoscope of events at shinjumatsuri.com.au/program/.

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