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: Wednesday 8 - Sunday 26 November, 2017 Time: 7pm (5pm Sunday 19 Nov & 26 Nov) Location: Browns Mart Theater Description:   The Daly River Girl depicts writer Tessa Rose's personal story, starting from growing up with various non-indigenous foster families in Perth, ... more
    2017-11-08 19:00:00
    2017-11-26 21:00:00
  • Date: Tuesday 21 November - Wednesday 20 December, 2017 Time: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm Saturday and Sunday 9.00am - 3.00pm Location: Aboriginal Bush Traders Description:   Approximately 640 tonnes of discarded fishing equipment known as 'ghost gear' is abandoned in our oceans worldwide every year. Large amounts o ... more
    2017-11-21 09:00:00
    2017-12-20 16:00:00
  • 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
    2017-11-25 08:00:00
    2017-11-25 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 25 November, 2017 Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre Description:   Performances by: Phoebe Wear, Lilla Wellington, Lindy Lou, local schools & the Arafura Wind Ensemble, with MC Amy Hetherington, and our sp ... more
    2017-11-25 18:00:00
    2017-11-25 19:30:00
  • 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
    2017-11-27 18:00:00
    2017-11-27 22:00:00
  • Date: Thursday 30 November, 2017 Time: 9.00am - 1.30pm Location: Aboriginal Bush Traders Description: Come and visit Aboriginal Bush Traders on Thursday 30th November 2017 from 9.00am - 1.30pm to celebrate Ironbark Aboriginal Corporation's Community De ... more
    2017-11-30 09:30:00
    2017-11-30 13:30:00
  • 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
    2017-12-02 08:00:00
    2017-12-02 14:00:00
  • Date: Sunday 3 December, 2017 Time: 6.30pm Location: Darwin Amphitheatre, George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Description: Christmas in Darwin Association presents Carols by Candle light the first Sunday in December.Gates open to the public at 4.30 concert starts at 6.30pm ... more
    2017-12-03 12:09:00
    2017-12-03 14:09:00
  • 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
    2017-12-04 18:00:00
    2017-12-04 22:00:00
  • Date: Friday 8 December, 2017 Time: 6.30pm Location: Goyder Square Palmerston Description:   Bring the family along to see the City’s Christmas Tree light up and enjoy a night of festive fun. Make a night of it, bring along a picnic ... more
    2017-12-08 18:30:00
    2017-12-08 20:30:00
  • 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
    2017-12-09 08:00:00
    2017-12-09 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 9 December, 2017 Time: 2.00pm Location: Darwin Convention Centre Description: After the huge success of Babe they continue the exploration of the power of film scores in the afternoon at the movies in which we also raise a toast ... more
    2017-12-09 15:54:00
    2017-12-09 17:54:00
  • 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
    2017-12-11 18:00:00
    2017-12-11 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
    2017-12-16 08:00:00
    2017-12-16 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 December, 2017 Time: 9.30am & 11.00am Location: Palmerston Senior College and Charles Darwin University Theatre Description: What better way to celebrate the end of the year than by singing! Monica has written a new version of this well-loved Christmas carol for you to enjoy ... more
    2017-12-16 16:00:00
    2017-12-17 18:00:00
  • 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
    2017-12-18 18:00:00
    2017-12-18 22:00:00
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