OUTBACK OPALS AND GEMS FESTIVALS
These world-famous opal festivals are partly underground, except for the street parades. Be amazed at the underground living, even a 4 star hotel!
Coober Pedy Opal Festival 15-16 Apr 2017 http://www.opalfestival.com.au/ Largest community event in Coober Pedy. The festival is held each Easter to recognise and the start of the mining season and also the tourist season. The Opal Festival includes food and beverage, craft and market stalls, games and entertainment and activities for all ages and cultures.
Lighting Ridge Opal & Gem Festival 27-30 July 2017 http://www.lightningridgeopalfestival.com.au/