Wide Open Space Festival 2017

DATE: April 28 – April 30
LOCATION: Ross River Resort, Hale NT, 0871


Way out over the endless horizon is a special place….a place of wonder, a place infused with ancient stories and extraordinary characters, otherworldly sounds and rivers that run underground. A place where you’ll meet people that you’ve known forever.  This place is  WIDE OPEN SPACE.

WOS is a unique festival in Central Australia, being held from the 28th -30th April 2017.  To understand what makes it so special, you need to come to experience it for yourself.

We look forward to seeing you!

The Site

Wide Open Space is held at Ross River Resort, nestled in the ancient East MacDonnell Ranges at the mouth of N’Dhala Gorge, 80kms out from Alice Springs in Central Australia. The land has been waiting 300 million years for you to visit.


Wide Open Space always takes an interesting musical journey throughout the festival. The program includes live bands, electronic producers, Hip Hop crews, superstar DJs, acoustic acts, yodelling quartets, desert reggae acts and anything in between. WOS always keeps it interesting and definitely fresh.

Arts & Performance

WOS celebrates uniquely Australian art and culture through visual and performing arts. The performance program includes burlesque, circus, roving, spoken word, experimental and hilariously fun local and interstate acts. The visual arts program provides festival folk with immersive spaces, installations, projections, and live painting to put the twinkle into the party.

Workshops &  Panels

WOS provides a whole program dedicated to your mind, body and soles.Give your body some love with – body percussion, yoga, and dance warm-up. We offer relevant mind-food through panels, forums and presentations.


Adult FESTIVAL Pass  –  18+ years, 3 days including camping.


Adult DAY Pass  –  Use For Friday, Saturday or Sunday including overnight camping.


Youth FESTIVAL Pass  –  Youth Ticket – 15-17 yrs. All youth must be accompanied at all times with Adult Guardian.