EVENTS

The Top End is host to a wide range of incredible, world-class, unique events. Laugh along with the locals at quirky events distinctive to the Top End, honour Aboriginal culture at indigenous celebrations in remote communities or revel in major sporting events such as the V8 Supercars, Australian SuperBikes and Darwin Cup Carnival. You will find all you need to know about Top End festivals events listed here such as Darwin Festival, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Greek Glenti, Garma Festival, Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival and the Finke Desert Race and many more.



  • Date: Monday 16 April 2018 - Sunday 29 April 2018 Time: Various Times Location: various locations around the NT Description: The National Trust Heritage Festival began back in 1980 and has become Australia’s biggest festival of heritage and culture. ... more
    2018-04-16 14:55:00
    2018-04-29 16:55:00
  • Date: Thursday 26 April 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-04-26 13:33:00
    2018-04-26 15:33:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 8.00am - 2.00pm Location: Parap Village Shopping Precinct Description: Every Saturday morning the Parap Village Markets entice and delight with bustling colourful life. A treasured institution since 1982, the Parap Villag ... more
    2018-04-28 08:00:00
    2018-04-28 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 28 April 2018 Time: 4pm to 10pm Location: Darwin Waterfront Description:   On Saturday 28 April from 4pm to 10pm the NT Thai Association will transform the Darwin Waterfront into a bursting cultural experience in hono ... more
    2018-04-28 09:51:00
    2018-04-28 11:51:00
  • Date: Saturday 28 April 2018 Time: 6.30pm Location: SKYCITY Casino Description:   Variety of Chefs is one of the Territory’s premiere black tie gala events of the year. With a unique twist, talented NT & Interstate ren ... more
    2018-04-28 13:53:00
    2018-04-28 15:53:00
  • Date: Sunday 29 April 2018 Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm Location: Darwin Aviation Centre Description: Put yourself in the pilot’s seat at the Open Cockpit Day. The cockpits of several aircraft are opened for public inspection. Museum visitors are inv ... more
    2018-04-29 12:51:00
    2018-04-29 14:51:00
  • Date: Thursday 3 - Sunday 6 May, 2018 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description: Green Day’s award-winning Broadway phenomenon, American Idiot, is getting set to take Darwin by storm. Winner of two Tony Awards® and the Grammy® ... more
    2018-05-03 11:04:00
    2018-05-06 13:04:00
  • Date: Thursday 3 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-05-03 13:33:00
    2018-05-03 15:33:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 8.00am - 2.00pm Location: Parap Village Shopping Precinct Description: Every Saturday morning the Parap Village Markets entice and delight with bustling colourful life. A treasured institution since 1982, the Parap Villag ... more
    2018-05-05 08:00:00
    2018-05-05 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 5 May 2018 Time: 9am - 3pm Location: Darwin Waterfront Description:   With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Saltwater Craft Fair on Saturday 5 May from 9am to 3pm is the perfect opportunity for you to f ... more
    2018-05-05 09:59:00
    2018-05-05 11:59:00
  • Date: Saturday 5 - Sunday 20 May, 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Nightcliff Foreshore Description: The Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival is a fabulous, free community festival held in May.  True Territory talent and tastes are on offer to herald th ... more
    2018-05-05 11:03:00
    2018-05-20 13:03:00
  • Date: Saturday 5 May 2018 Time: Doors Open 5.00pm Location: DARWIN SKI CLUB Description: Currently playing to full houses in the US, following a sold out European and UK tour, Angus & Julia Stone announce the extension of their 2018 Au ... more
    2018-05-05 14:53:00
    2018-05-05 16:53:00
  • Date: Saturday 5 May 2018 Time: 8.00pm - 11.00pm Location: PINT Sporting and Social Club Description:   It’s been 45 Years since the release of Billy Joel’s signature song, and in 2018 Anthony Mara returns to centre stage with his world class ... more
    2018-05-05 16:41:00
    2018-05-05 18:41:00
  • Date: Sunday 6 May 2018 Time: 4pm - 9pm Location: Darwin Waterfront Description:   The Royal Flying Doctors Service celebrates their 90th anniversary with a free community event from 4pm to 9pm on Sunday 6 May. The Billy Joe ... more
    2018-05-06 10:10:00
    2018-05-06 12:10:00
  • Date: Sunday 6 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-05-06 13:33:00
    2018-05-06 15:33:00
  • Date: Sunday 6 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 12.00am Location: DARWIN SKI CLUB Description:   Kick-Off the 2018 Dry Season with the first Music Festival of the Year… SEASIDE SOUNDS! SEASIDE SOUNDS is celebrating 5 Festive Years of br ... more
    2018-05-06 16:25:00
    2018-05-06 18:25:00
  • Date: Tuesday 8 May 2018 - Saturday 19 May 2018 Time: 7.00pm Location: Browns Mart Theatre, 12 Smith St Darwin Description:   The Turquoise Elephant is an acerbically funny absurdist farce, portraying the chaos of a not too distant future world affected by climate cha ... more
    2018-05-08 15:28:00
    2018-05-19 17:28:00
  • Date: Thursday 10 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-05-10 13:33:00
    2018-05-10 15:33:00
  • Date: Thursday 10 May 2018 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description:   Laetitia Grimaldi Spitzer – Lyric Soprano Ammiel Bushakevitz – Piano From the heights of Marcel Proust to the decadence of the Moulin Ro ... more
    2018-05-10 15:31:00
    2018-05-10 17:31:00
  • Date: Friday 11 - Sunday 20 May, 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Kununurra Description:   30 events. 10 exciting days. A lifetime of memories.  The multi-award winning Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster, set against the stunning ... more
    2018-05-11 10:08:00
    2018-05-20 12:08:00
  • Date: Friday 11 - Saturday 19 May, 2018 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description:   Escape into the world of Peepshow, a thrilling new creation that infuses world-class contemporary circus with the nostalgia of bygone eras. C ... more
    2018-05-11 11:17:00
    2018-05-19 13:17:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 8.00am - 2.00pm Location: Parap Village Shopping Precinct Description: Every Saturday morning the Parap Village Markets entice and delight with bustling colourful life. A treasured institution since 1982, the Parap Villag ... more
    2018-05-12 08:00:00
    2018-05-12 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 12 May 2018 Time: 7.00pm start Location: Darwin Waterfront Description:   Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this dry season with our free monthly movies, returning Saturday 12 May. ... more
    2018-05-12 10:15:00
    2018-05-12 12:15:00
  • Date: Saturday 12 May 2018 Time: Gates open 10.00am Location: Robertson Barracks Description: The Australian Army is opening the gates of Robertson Barracks to the public, offering and opportunity to get up close and personal with the equipment ... more
    2018-05-12 14:25:00
    2018-05-12 16:25:00
  • Date: Sunday 13 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-05-13 13:33:00
    2018-05-13 15:33:00
  • Date: Sunday 13 May 2018 Time: 6.00am – Event commences 7.00am – 8km run starts 7.15am – 4km run starts 7.30am – 8km walk starts 7.35 – 4km walk starts 8.45 – Presentations Location: Mindil Beach, Darwin NT Description:   ... more
    2018-05-13 15:36:00
    2018-05-13 17:36:00
  • Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018 Time: 7.30pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description: The Apia Good Times Tour returns for its 6th consecutive year with its biggest line-up of Oz music legends yet with Brian Cadd, Marcia Hines, Russell ... more
    2018-05-16 11:23:00
    2018-05-16 13:23:00
  • Date: Thursday 17 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-05-17 13:33:00
    2018-05-17 15:33:00
  • Date: Friday 18 - Sunday 27 May, 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Kakadu National Park Description: o    A Taste of Kakadu delivers a foodie experience like no other, all within a majestic dual World Heritage-listed national park. At K ... more
    2018-05-18 09:00:00
    2018-05-27 12:54:00
  • Date: Friday 18 May 2018 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description: Australia's largest comedy festival is packing up and ready to roll! Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow as it journeys around A ... more
    2018-05-18 11:30:00
    2018-05-18 13:30:00
  • Date: Friday 18 May 2018 - Sunday 27 May 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Mataranka Description: Mataranka will come alive on May 18-27 as the Never Never Festival returns to the region for 10 days of fun. The Never Never Festival embraces and cel ... more
    2018-05-18 14:55:00
    2018-05-27 16:55:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 8.00am - 2.00pm Location: Parap Village Shopping Precinct Description: Every Saturday morning the Parap Village Markets entice and delight with bustling colourful life. A treasured institution since 1982, the Parap Villag ... more
    2018-05-19 08:00:00
    2018-05-19 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 19 May, 2018 Time: 11.00am - 11.00pm Location: George Brown Botanical Gardens Description: BASSINTHEGRASS is the Territory’s most successful all ages music festival. Held annually at the iconic Darwin Amphitheatre in Darwin’s botanical g ... more
    2018-05-19 11:00:00
    2018-05-19 18:27:00
  • Date: Saturday 19 May 2018 - Sunday 20 May 2018 Time: Saturday, May 19th - Gates open 9 am – 12:30 am Sunday, May 20th - Gates open 9 am – 3 pm Official Opening Ceremony/Grand Parade: Saturday, 19th May at 2pm Location: Fred Pass Description: The Freds Pass Rural Show is a complete rural show with equestrian events, livestock judging,  an animal nursery and arts & crafts. ... more
    2018-05-19 14:02:00
    2018-05-20 16:02:00
  • Date: Sunday 20 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-05-20 13:33:00
    2018-05-20 15:33:00
  • Date: Sunday 20 May, 2018 Time: 7.30pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description: Oz rock icon, Jimmy Barnes, brings his second bestselling memoir to life in Working Class Man: An Evening of Stories & Songs. This spellbinding an ... more
    2018-05-20 19:30:00
    2018-05-20 22:00:00
  • Date: Thursday 24 May 2018 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Darwin's largest market Mindil Beach Sunset Market is a modern day market in the heart of the tropics. Located on the iconic strip overlookin ... more
    2018-05-24 13:33:00
    2018-05-24 15:33:00
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