Make Smoking History Opening Ceremony
Broome’s very own answer to Sculptures by the Sea! Shinju Matsuri is pleased to invite all West Australian sculptors to submit works for the 2018 A View to Asia sculptural exhibition on Cable Beach!
The Broome Dragon Boat Regatta is one of the major events on Broome’s sporting calendar and is also Broome Rotary’s biggest annual fund-raising event. It is a family friendly day open to everyone to participate or just watch all the action.
Two historical films that travelled the Kimberley Coast in 1917 & 1926 will be presented in Sailmaker’s Shed. These films are from a European perspective. Indigenous people are advised that the footage may be offensive.
Each year, the people of Broome look forward to the fun and the mayhem of the Shinju Matsuri Float Parade. If you are in Broome, you are either part of it or you watch it! It is an integral feature of the Shinju Matsuri calendar with Floats representing the diversity of the Broome community, making their way from Weld Street to Male Oval cheered on by thousands along the way.
Join us for the annual Shinju Matsuri Art Awards, award ceremony.
Private Holistic Healings by appointment only. One hour or one and half hour appointments.
Join us at Mangrove Hotel to witness the natural phenomenon of Staircase to the Moon. Grab a bite to eat and drink as the tides of Roebuck Bay recedes beneath a rising full moon, creating the illusion of a golden staircase ascending into the heavens. Listen to the sounds of the didgeridoo and enjoy this unique wonder.
Browse stalls showcasing handmade products, jewellery, clothing and art. Tempt your palate with a delicious selection of food and beverages before sitting back to soak up the tunes of Broome musicians.
A 50-minute film using rare archival material and re-enactments to tell the epic story of the Sisters, firstly in Beagle Bay, then in the notoriously wild pearling town of Broome.
Join the Broome arts community for its annual event, showcasing the best works of Broome’s artists throughout Shinju Matsuri
The Premiere Night will be popular, with the screening of 2018’s submitted short films, PhotoStories, live music and performance.
The Willie Creek Pearl’s Pearl Meat Cook Off is back again! Join some of Broome’s best chefs and some special guests as they compete to be the Pearl Meat Cook Off Champion!
Come and experience the finest Chinese cuisine made by a collaboration of talented Chefs.
The Narlis, featuring Aboriginal artists Stephen Pigram and Mark Atkins with some of Australia’s finest instrumentalists Stephen Magnusson, Erkki Veltheim, Joe Talia, Tristen Parr and Tos Mahoney, meld a vibrant and exciting sound world in Tura New Music’s ‘Kimberley Echoes.’
Send your message out to the universe in one of the most symbolic ways possible at The Floating Lantern Matsuri. Whatever your message is, watch it float in glowing unison with all the other messages into the sunset.
Debut screening of the documentary ‘Surviving the Kimberley’, an incredible survival story from the Kimberley region by first time filmmaker Michael Atkinson and all the award-winning entries in the 2018 Mud and Saltwater Short Film Fest.
Join us for Mediation Sessions on Cable Beach.
In 1908 two Irish Sisters sailed from Beagle Bay into Broome. The Japanese, Chinese and Filipino communities were essential to their survival. Join us for a guided tour to learn of this inspirational story, set in the roaring days of the pearling industry.
Join Cygnet Bay in celebration of their 2018 pearl harvest. The festival signifies the end of the year’s harvest with Champagne sundowners, films by starlight, live music and ‘behind the scenes’ insights into a working pearl farm in our exclusive Pearling Masterclasses.
The 2018 Australian Pearl Jewellery Design Masters is a collection of original pieces designed by jewellers from around the world to celebrate the fine virtues of the Australian Pearl.
The Roey presents, the second annual Shinju Matsuri Geisha Ball! The ball is held in celebration of Broome’s character and culture. The theme and the menu of the evening is attributed to the influence of Japanese people in the community.
Some restaurants have Michelin stars but we have millions of the real things you can feast under! Gather your favourite people and treat your tastebuds to a phenomenal dinner on the famous Cable Beach complete with a breathtaking sunset.
Immerse yourself in the Australian Pearl with this hands-on experience that teaches you the secrets of seeding a new pearl, harvesting and grading. Includes transfers & accommodation.
Be sure to have your back side trackside as an exciting night of races from the Juniors, Go-Karts, Productions, Street Stocks, Modifieds, Modlites, Super Sedans Sprint Cars and Junior Quarter Midgets are set to provide an awesome showcase of professional racing for the whole family.
Join us for the wackiest dining room experience of them all with the newest production from the Sandfly Circus. You’ve never been to a restaurant like this one! Prepare to be dazzled by 80 talented young Broome acrobats, jugglers, unicyclists and more.
A finale concert to celebrate the end of Shinju Matsuri 2018. Join us for a dazzling display of fireworks and special performances from locally acclaimed artists.