Gascoyne in May will in 2018 roll into June with the regions sunny winter weather. 


Gascoyne in May is a coordinated circuit of festivals held on consecutive weekends across the region. Mostly free to attend, each festival is themed to reflect its diverse and individual locations, each celebrating and sharing local culture in their own Gascoyne style. In 2018 our festivals include:

Barefoot Black Tie in  Denham, Thursday 3 - Sunday 6 May

Gascoyne River Music Festival in Gascoyne Junction, Friday 11 - Sunday 13 May

Burringurrah Festival of Fire at Burringurrah Remote Aboriginal Community, Saturday 19 May

Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival in Exmouth, Friday 25 - Sunday 27 May

Festival of the Reef in Coral Bay, Friday 1 - Sunday 3 June

Eventide in Carnarvon, Friday 8 - Sunday 10 June

The Gascoyne is the most sparsely populated region in the state. The coastal area include the Ningaloo Reef and the Shark Bay World Heritage Area, while the hinterland includes the Kennedy Range and Mt Augustus, the largest monocline in the world.