Lightning Ridge Festivals

Ridge Opal Festival
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The Lightning Ridge Opal festival is a four day event held over the last week in July and includes the Opal Queen Ball, Opal & Gem Festival, IOJDAA Trade Show and Jewellery Competition (biennial - [ ... ]

Ridge Easter Festival
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All across this country, people will mention certain 'not to miss event' or 'unique outback experience'; but the one that is on more 'To Do' lists, is the legendary Lightning Ridge Easter Festival. Th [ ... ]

ARTtober Lightning Ridge
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Every October, we celebrate our rich art community and create a map to take you on a self-guided tour of the exciting local artwork in town and on the opal fields. Artober is brought to you by the Lig [ ... ]

Back to the Ridge
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In true Ridge style. ‘Back to the Ridge’ is a bit of a get together for locals and friends of the Ridge held in October. Borne out of a tight community bond, it is coordinated through the  [ ... ]