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, Rugby League and Darwin Cup Carnival. You will find all you need to know about Top End festivals events listed here such as Darwin Festival, Italian Festival, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Greek Glenti, Garma Festival and the Finke Desert Race and many more.



  • Date: Thursday 14 - Monday 25 September, 2017 Time: Various Times Location: Darwin Deckchair Cinema Description:   Taking place in the last month of Darwin’s heavenly dry season, the Darwin International Film Festival (DIFF) is an annual program of films ... more
    2017-09-14 11:52:00
    2017-09-25 13:52:00
  • Date: Every Thursday until Thursday 26 October, 2017 also held on Sunday's 4.00pm - 9.00pm Time: 5.00pm - 10.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eski ... more
    2017-09-21 17:00:00
    2017-09-21 22:00:00
  • Date: Friday 22 September, 2017 Time: 10.30am and 7.30pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description: Money makes the world go around. Portia has it. Bassanio wants it. Shylock lends it. Antonio owes the value of it. Love also plays a part. Portia off ... more
    2017-09-22 10:00:00
    2017-09-22 19:21:00
  • Date: Friday 22 September - Sunday 1 October, 2017 Time: Various Times Location: Alice Springs Description: Showcasing the oldest continuous culture on earth through the newest technology on a 300-million-year-old natural canvas. Click here for more informa ... more
    2017-09-22 17:05:00
    2017-10-01 19:05:00
  • 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
    2017-09-23 08:00:00
    2017-09-23 14:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday until Saturday 28 October, 2017 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Malak Shopping Centre carpark, Chambers Cres, Malak Description: A unique, community market for Darwin full of food, flavour and fun Malak Marketplace opens in Malak at Chambers Crescent Car Park, from 4pm until 9p ... more
    2017-09-23 16:00:00
    2017-09-23 21:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 23 September, 2017 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description: Join Alexandre Da Costa in a world where extreme violin virtuosity and musical fireworks combine with sensitivity and enchantment. Authentic Rock Star ... more
    2017-09-23 20:00:00
    2017-09-23 22:00:00
  • Date: Every Sunday until Sunday 22 October, 2017 Also held on Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description: As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eskies in to ... more
    2017-09-24 16:00:00
    2017-09-24 21:00:00
  • Date: Running until Saturday 31 March, 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Uluru Description: As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, field of light illuminates. As far as the eye can see gentle rhythms of colour light up the des ... more
    2017-09-25 18:00:00
    2017-09-25 22:00:00
  • Date: Every Thursday until Thursday 26 October, 2017 also held on Sunday's 4.00pm - 9.00pm Time: 5.00pm - 10.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eski ... more
    2017-09-28 17:00:00
    2017-09-28 22:00:00
  • 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
    2017-09-30 08:00:00
    2017-09-30 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 30 September - Sunday 1 October, 2017 Time: Saturday 30 Sep 2017, 10am - 10pm Sunday 1 Oct 2017, 10am - 6pm Location: Darwin Convention Centre Description:   GeeCon aims to celebrate Japanese animation (anime), comics (manga) and the video game industry; featuring a unique mix of interactive events, ... more
    2017-09-30 10:00:00
    2017-10-01 22:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday until Saturday 28 October, 2017 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Malak Shopping Centre carpark, Chambers Cres, Malak Description: A unique, community market for Darwin full of food, flavour and fun Malak Marketplace opens in Malak at Chambers Crescent Car Park, from 4pm until 9p ... more
    2017-09-30 16:00:00
    2017-09-30 21:00:00
  • Date: Sunday 1 - Saturday 7 October, 2017 Time: Various Times Location: Kakadu National Park Description: Kakadu is home to more than a third of Australia’s bird species. Celebrate the Top End’s diverse birdlife during Kakadu Bird Week 2017 and ruffle ... more
    2017-10-01 06:00:00
    2017-10-07 18:08:00
  • Date: Every Sunday until Sunday 22 October, 2017 Also held on Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description: As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eskies in to ... more
    2017-10-01 16:00:00
    2017-10-01 21:00:00
  • Date: Monday 2 - Friday 6 October, 2017 Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm Location: Territory Wildlife Park Description: Keeper Kids Program is a specially designed hands-on day for children aged 8 - 12 years old who'd like to love with native animals when they grow up. ... more
    2017-10-02 15:09:00
    2017-10-06 17:09:00
  • Date: Running until Saturday 31 March, 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Uluru Description: As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, field of light illuminates. As far as the eye can see gentle rhythms of colour light up the des ... more
    2017-10-02 18:00:00
    2017-10-02 22:00:00
  • Date: Every Thursday until Thursday 26 October, 2017 also held on Sunday's 4.00pm - 9.00pm Time: 5.00pm - 10.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eski ... more
    2017-10-05 17:00:00
    2017-10-05 22:00:00
  • 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
    2017-10-07 08:00:00
    2017-10-07 14:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday until Saturday 28 October, 2017 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Malak Shopping Centre carpark, Chambers Cres, Malak Description: A unique, community market for Darwin full of food, flavour and fun Malak Marketplace opens in Malak at Chambers Crescent Car Park, from 4pm until 9p ... more
    2017-10-07 16:00:00
    2017-10-07 21:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 7 October, 2017 Time: 7.00pm Location: Darwin Waterfront Description: Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax on the Waterfront lawns under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available fro ... more
    2017-10-07 19:00:00
    2017-10-07 21:00:00
  • Date: Every Sunday until Sunday 22 October, 2017 Also held on Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description: As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eskies in to ... more
    2017-10-08 16:00:00
    2017-10-08 21:00:00
  • Date: Running until Saturday 31 March, 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Uluru Description: As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, field of light illuminates. As far as the eye can see gentle rhythms of colour light up the des ... more
    2017-10-09 18:00:00
    2017-10-09 22:00:00
  • Date: Every Thursday until Thursday 26 October, 2017 also held on Sunday's 4.00pm - 9.00pm Time: 5.00pm - 10.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eski ... more
    2017-10-12 17:00:00
    2017-10-12 22:00:00
  • 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
    2017-10-14 08:00:00
    2017-10-14 14:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday until Saturday 28 October, 2017 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Malak Shopping Centre carpark, Chambers Cres, Malak Description: A unique, community market for Darwin full of food, flavour and fun Malak Marketplace opens in Malak at Chambers Crescent Car Park, from 4pm until 9p ... more
    2017-10-14 16:00:00
    2017-10-14 21:00:00
  • Date: Every Sunday until Sunday 22 October, 2017 Also held on Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description: As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eskies in to ... more
    2017-10-15 16:00:00
    2017-10-15 21:00:00
  • Date: Running until Saturday 31 March, 2018 Time: Various Times Location: Uluru Description: As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, field of light illuminates. As far as the eye can see gentle rhythms of colour light up the des ... more
    2017-10-16 18:00:00
    2017-10-16 22:00:00
  • Date: Every Thursday until Thursday 26 October, 2017 also held on Sunday's 4.00pm - 9.00pm Time: 5.00pm - 10.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Description:   As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eski ... more
    2017-10-19 17:00:00
    2017-10-19 22:00:00
  • 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
    2017-10-21 08:00:00
    2017-10-21 14:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday until Saturday 28 October, 2017 Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Malak Shopping Centre carpark, Chambers Cres, Malak Description: A unique, community market for Darwin full of food, flavour and fun Malak Marketplace opens in Malak at Chambers Crescent Car Park, from 4pm until 9p ... more
    2017-10-21 16:00:00
    2017-10-21 21:00:00
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