Sammy the Dragon at Shinju Float Parade

25th August – 2nd September 2018

Shinju Matsuri is Australia’s most famous cultural festival, celebrating the pearl in Broome, Western Australia.

Featuring an incredible kaleidoscope of events, Shinju Matsuri pays tribute to our heritage and culture as well as showcasing the multitude of phenomenal talent we have.

A total of 40 events will take place throughout the nine-day festival.

Click here to get the Shinju Matsuri Program.

    Keys Events-

  • Float Parade
  • Floating Lantern Matsuri
  • Sunset Long Table
  • Art Awards
  • Festival Finale

Make Smoking History Float Parade

So begins the opening of Shinju with the opening ceremony where Sammy the Dragon is woken and leads the Float Parade.

Chinatown reproduction float
Chinatown reproduction float
Mud and saltwater film festival
Lion King float

A View to Asia

Broome’s very own sculptures by the sea. An interactive exhibition of sculptures by West Australian artists.
Bring the whole family and explore the sculptures along Cable Beach.
Running everyday during Shinju.