WHEN: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights 6.30pm (please arrive by 6.15pm)  BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

WHERE: Black Opal Heritage Shed, 3 Mile Opal Field, Lightning Ridge

TICKETS: Get your tickets in Lightning Ridge from the Australian Opal Centre, Lightning Ridge Visitor Information Centre, Wallangulla Motel, Crocodile Caravan Park, Lightning Ridge Tourist Park or the Opal Bin

COST: Adult $15, Child $7.50, Family $50  •  Season Ticket GREAT VALUE Adult $25, Child $12.50, Family $85 • Come again as often as you like! 

WEAR: Something WARM – you’ll be sitting under the stars (blankets available)

BRING: A torch; and you’re welcome to bring your own drinks, snacks or a picnic!

AVAILABLE: Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and SPARK souvenirs available for purchase

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING: 1. From Morilla St Lightning Ridge, turn south onto the 3 Mile Road. 2. Follow the Yellow Dar Door tour (marked by car doors painted yellow) for 4.1km until you see a large cream-coloured colorbond shed. 3. You’re there!  4. Please follow parking instructions on site.

WEATHER: If it rains, SPARK will screen indoors at the same venue


SPARK is a brilliant audiovisual installation presented under the stars at the Three Mile opal field, Lightning Ridge. Audiences love SPARK’s celebration of the natural, cultural and technological heritage of Lightning Ridge’s opal fields, their opal and people.

SPARK was produced by the Australian Opal Centre with funding support from Arts NSW and the wonderful sponsors below – as well as dozens of local artists and community members! 

SPARK is a creative initiative of the Australian Opal Centre, supported by these fine sponsors: