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 29 June - Sunday 2 July, 2017 Time: Various Times Location: Mindil Beach Description:   Click here for more information. ... more
    2017-06-29 17:00:00
    2017-07-02 20:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 1 July, 2017 Time: All Day Event Location: All around the Northern Territory Description: Territory Day celebrates everything we love about living in the Territory – the people, the landscape, the culture and our diverse communities.  ... more
    2017-07-01 00:00:00
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  • 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
    2017-07-01 08:00:00
    2017-07-01 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
    2017-07-01 16:00:00
    2017-07-01 21:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 1 July, 2017 Time: 6.30pm Location: Robbie Robbins Reserve Description:   The PBR returns to Darwin this Territory Day for a huge night of bull riding and Official After Party by multi-award winning country music sup ... more
    2017-07-01 18:30:00
    2017-07-01 21:30:00
  • Date: 7 May, 4 June, 2 July, 6 August and 3 September, 2017 Time: 8.00am - 10.00am Location: Various Location in Palmerston Description:   Families will enjoy plenty of FREE outdoor activities and time together at Brekkie in the Park. This allows families to connect with their loc ... more
    2017-07-02 08:00:00
    2017-07-02 10:00:00
  • 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
    2017-07-02 16:00:00
    2017-07-02 21:00:00
  • Date: Sunday 2 July, 2017 Time: Gates open 6:30pm, show starts 7:00pm Location: Katherine Outback Experience Description: Travis Collins comes to Katherine NT for an intimate night at Katherine Outback Experience...with his band in tow, and special guest (and local fella) ... more
    2017-07-02 19:00:00
    2017-07-02 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
    2017-07-03 18:00:00
    2017-07-03 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
    2017-07-06 17:00:00
    2017-07-06 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
    2017-07-08 08:00:00
    2017-07-08 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 July, 2017 Time: 8.30am - 5.00pm Gates open 6.30am Location: Hidden Valley Raceway Description: ROUND 4 - HIDDEN VALLEY RACEWAY Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex is located only ten kilometres from the centre of Darwin in the Northern Territory ... more
    2017-07-08 08:30:00
    2017-07-09 17:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 8 July, 2017 Time: 10.00am Location: Darwin Turf Club Description: The three-year-olds take the spotlight in the feature HOT100 Darwin Guineas regarded as one of the blue riband events for the class. The victor of the ... more
    2017-07-08 10:00:00
    2017-07-08 12:36:00
  • 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
    2017-07-08 16:00:00
    2017-07-08 21:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 8 July, 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
    2017-07-08 19:00:00
    2017-07-08 21:00:00
  • Date: Sunday 9th July, 2016 Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm Location: Bicentennial Park, Darwin City Description: All items for sale at Tactile Arts Craft Fairs are handmade by local artists and designers, representing multiple creative disciplines including texti ... more
    2017-07-09 09:00:00
    2017-07-09 15:00:00
  • 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
    2017-07-09 16:00:00
    2017-07-09 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
    2017-07-10 18:00:00
    2017-07-10 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
    2017-07-13 17:00:00
    2017-07-13 22:00:00
  • Date: Friday 14 July, 2017 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description: ANOTHER BLOODY CLASSIC The Gothic horror story swoops the country in 2017 for a gripping world premiere production created by shake & stir. When ... more
    2017-07-14 20:00:00
    2017-07-14 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
    2017-07-15 08:00:00
    2017-07-15 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 15 July, 2017 Time: 10.00am Location: Darwin Turf Club Description:   On the Track Some true Darwin Cup contenders will test their early form in today’s Feature Race over 1600m. Off the Track It’s a dream ... more
    2017-07-15 10:00:00
    2017-07-15 12:45:00
  • 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
    2017-07-15 16:00:00
    2017-07-15 21:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 July, 2017 Time: 7.00pm - 2.00am Location: Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Assocciation Description:   It comes but once a year, a special tribute night full of mirth, merriment and music.  A special tribute ‘burning of the boat’ to hon ... more
    2017-07-15 19:00:00
    2017-07-16 02:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 15 July, 2016 Time: TBC Location: TIO Stadium Description: Click here for more information. ... more
    2017-07-15 19:10:00
    2017-07-15 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
    2017-07-16 16:00:00
    2017-07-16 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
    2017-07-17 18:00:00
    2017-07-17 22:00:00
  • Date: Wednesday 19 July, 2017 Time: 10.00am Location: Darwin Turf Club Description:   On the Track It’s all about the Bridge Toyota Cup. Yielding an enviable $50,000 in prize monies, this is one of the Carnival’s most ... more
    2017-07-19 10:00:00
    2017-07-19 12:52:00
  • 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
    2017-07-20 17:00:00
    2017-07-20 22:00:00
  • Date: Friday 21 - Saturday 22 July, 2017 Time: See website for times Location: Katherine Show Grounds Description: From North to South, East to West, you will travel through Katherine. This is why Katherine is the crossroads of Australia. Katherine & District c ... more
    2017-07-21 08:00:00
    2017-07-22 13:36:00
  • 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
    2017-07-22 08:00:00
    2017-07-22 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 22 July, 2017 Time: 10.00am Location: Darwin Turf Club Description:   On the Track A thunderous day of racing unfolds, with all eyes focused on the winner of the HOT100 Guineas and its mission to secure the seco ... more
    2017-07-22 10:00:00
    2017-07-22 12:58:00
  • 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
    2017-07-22 16:00:00
    2017-07-22 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
    2017-07-23 16:00:00
    2017-07-23 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
    2017-07-24 18:00:00
    2017-07-24 22:00:00
  • Date: Tuesday 25 July - Sunday 6 August, 2017 Time: 7pm. (Sun 6 Aug 5pm) Location: Browns Mart Description: Hamed Mokri stands on a tiny wooden boat on high and stormy seas. He cradles his small daughter, on his way to find them a place of Hope and Possibili ... more
    2017-07-25 19:00:00
    2017-08-06 21:00:00
  • Date: Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 July, 2017 Time: Gates open from 9am to 10pm. Location: Darwin Showgrounds Description: The Royal Darwin Show is a unique blend of elements focusing on showcase, competition, education and entertainment. It is family oriented and provides ... more
    2017-07-27 09:00:00
    2017-07-29 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
    2017-07-27 17:00:00
    2017-07-27 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
    2017-07-29 08:00:00
    2017-07-29 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 29 July, 2017 Time: 10.00am Location: Darwin Turf Club Description:   On the Track The stars of the dry season are out in force to contest a day of high calibre racing, culminating in the much-anticipated featur ... more
    2017-07-29 10:00:00
    2017-07-29 13:04:00
  • 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
    2017-07-29 16:00:00
    2017-07-29 21:00:00
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