Solar Eclipse Markets

Join us for the Solar Eclipse Markets at the Carnarvon Civic Centre, it is the perfect place for families, astronomy enthusiasts, and local businesses to gather and celebrate the rare celestial event. During the week of Solar Eclipse festivities, the Civic Centre will be transformed into a bustling hub of excitement and activity. Come and browse the stalls filled with unique and locally made gifts, souvenirs, and handmade crafts. Sample some of the finest local delicacies from the region, as well as mouth-watering food and seasonal local produce.
The Solar Eclipse Markets will be open from 8am to 11.30am Saturday the 15th and Saturday the 22nd of April, and from 10am to 4pm Thursday the 20th of April.

*Please note the Dark Sky Festival program is subject to change 

Premier Screening of Avatar – The Way of the Water

It is time to walk the red carpet at the highly anticipated adult-only screening of the new release of the Avatar as part of the Solar Eclipse festivities in Carnarvon! Join us for a night of glamour, excitement and a breathtaking visual experience at the Camel Lane Cinema. This exclusive event is designed for adults only and will feature a red-carpet arrival, where you can mix and mingle with fellow movie enthusiasts. As you make your way into the Cinema, enjoy a glass of champagne or a signature cocktail, and immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of the night. The screening of the new release of Avatar will be presented in stunning 4K Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos sound, making you feel as if you are actually in Pandora.

*Please note the Dark Sky Festival program is subject to change 

A Symphony of Music

Get ready to experience an epic musical journey like never before at the A Symphony of Music for Solar Eclipse on the 20 April. Featuring an incredible line-up of talented musicians, this event promises to be a day to remember. The Perth Symphony Orchestra will take you on a journey through the celestial skies with their breathtaking renditions of classical masterpieces. Tura’s Narli Ensemble celebrates Indigenous icons Stephen Pigram and Mark Atkins with renowned Australian artists, taking you on an inspiring musical journey.

Caravana Sun and Murphy Brothers will keep the energy high with their electrifying performances, fusing rock and reggae with world music. The Main Street of Carnarvon will be transformed into a musical paradise as these talented musicians come together to create an unforgettable experience.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the beauty of the solar eclipse and be swept away by the sounds of some of the most talented musicians in Australia.

*Please note the Dark Sky Festival program is subject to change 

Last Reviewed: 2023-04-17