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. 

You will find all you need to know about Top Events in our Events Calendar.



  • Date: Various Dates Time: 5.00pm - 7.30pm Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston Description:   Enjoy our Top End dry season sunsets and relax on the Goyder Square lawn listening to LIVE jazz from local artists every second Sunday from 19 ... more
    2016-08-31 16:58:00
    2016-08-31 18:58:00
  • Date: Last Thursday in April until the last Thursday in October Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Sunday 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets 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
    2016-09-01 09:44:00
    2016-09-01 11:44:00
  • Date: Friday 2 September, 2016 Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Palmerston Waterpark Description: Click here for more information. ... more
    2016-09-02 13:09:00
    2016-09-02 15:09:00
  • Date: Friday Nights Last Friday in April to the last Friday in October Time: 5.00pm Location: Goyder Square Description: The Palmerston Markets are a family orientated non-profit organisation. Now in it's 29th year, the markets have really come of age with something for ... more
    2016-09-02 16:56:00
    2016-09-02 18:56:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Morning 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 Para ... more
    2016-09-03 08:00:00
    2016-09-03 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 3 September, 2016 Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm Location: Darwin Convention Centre Description:   Conductor: Matthew Wood Soloist: Emma Matthews Repertoire: Verdi, Gounod, Tchaikovsky, Thomas, Purcell, Vaughan-Williams, Bernstein E ... more
    2016-09-03 12:11:00
    2016-09-03 14:11:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-09-03 15:04:00
    2016-09-03 17:04:00
  • Date: Saturday 3 September, 2016 Time: 6.30pm - 12.00am Location: Careflight Hanger - 12 Lancaster Road, Darwin International Airport Description: Click here for more information. ... more
    2016-09-03 15:53:00
    2016-09-03 17:53:00
  • Date: Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 September, 2016 Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm Location: Darwin Showgrounds Description:   The Foskey Pavilion at the Darwin Showgrounds will be overflowing with exciting hands-on science exhibits on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September ... more
    2016-09-03 16:13:00
    2016-09-04 18:13:00
  • Date: Saturday Aug 6, 2016 Saturday Sep 3, 2016 Saturday Oct 8, 2016 Time: Gates Open 5.30pm Location: Noonamah Rodeo grounds Description: Click here for more information. ... more
    2016-09-03 16:30:00
    2016-09-03 18:30:00
  • Date: Saturday night from 16 April – 15 October, 2016 Time: Movie starts at 7.00pm Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston Description: Back for 2016 is our popular movie program, FlicNics, with some exciting new changes. This dry season, the City of Palmerston is transforming Goyder S ... more
    2016-09-03 16:33:00
    2016-09-03 18:33:00
  • Date: Every Saturday in September Time: 5.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Stokes Hill Wharf Description:   Every Saturday in September, 5pm to 8pm An exciting display of locally handcrafted wares will be showcased each Saturday evening in September ... more
    2016-09-03 16:44:00
    2016-09-03 18:44:00
  • Date: Saturday 3 September, 2016 Time: Various Times Location: Jabiru, Kakadu National Park Description: It’s Kurrung season in Kakadu, the days are warm, but the nights are cool, the Magpie Geese are on the move and the late afternoon breeze brings wit ... more
    2016-09-03 17:10:00
    2016-09-03 19:10:00
  • Date: Last Thursday in April until the last Thursday in October Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Sunday 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets 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
    2016-09-04 09:44:00
    2016-09-04 11:44:00
  • Date: 2016 Fish Feeding Timetable Time: Various Times Location: Doctors Gully Description: Since the early 1950s a unique and natural phenomena occurs on the high tide amongst the tranquil tropical waters of Darwin’s Doctors Gully. Hundre ... more
    2016-09-04 11:44:00
    2016-09-04 13:44:00
  • Date: Sunday 4 September, 2016 Time: 7am for a 7:30am start Location: Lake Alexander, East Point Reserve - Fannie Bay Description:   Run with Dad, Father’s Day Fun Run, is a charity event aimed at raising money and awareness of Prostate Cancer. Click here for more informa ... more
    2016-09-04 16:20:00
    2016-09-04 18:20:00
  • Date: Last Thursday in April until the last Thursday in October Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Sunday 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets 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
    2016-09-08 09:44:00
    2016-09-08 11:44:00
  • Date: Friday Nights Last Friday in April to the last Friday in October Time: . Location: Goyder Square Description: The Palmerston Markets are a family orientated non-profit organisation. Now in it's 29th year, the markets have really come of age with something for ... more
    2016-09-09 16:56:00
    2016-09-09 18:56:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Morning 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 Para ... more
    2016-09-10 08:00:00
    2016-09-10 14:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-09-10 15:04:00
    2016-09-10 17:04:00
  • Date: Saturday night from 16 April – 15 October, 2016 Time: Movie starts at 7.00pm Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston Description: Back for 2016 is our popular movie program, FlicNics, with some exciting new changes. This dry season, the City of Palmerston is transforming Goyder S ... more
    2016-09-10 16:33:00
    2016-09-10 18:33:00
  • Date: Every Saturday in September Time: 5.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Stokes Hill Wharf Description: Every Saturday in September, 5pm to 8pm An exciting display of locally handcrafted wares will be showcased each Saturday evening in September at Stok ... more
    2016-09-10 16:44:00
    2016-09-10 18:44:00
  • Date: Last Thursday in April until the last Thursday in October Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Sunday 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets 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
    2016-09-11 09:44:00
    2016-09-11 11:44:00
  • Date: Various dates from April - September, 2016 Time: 10.00am- 4.00pm Location: George Brown Botanic Gardens & Palmerston – Goyder Square Description: Territory Made Pop Up Upmarkets returns in 2016 to its spiritual home – the beautiful George Brown Botanic Gardens. It's the perfect place to explor ... more
    2016-09-11 10:00:00
    2016-09-11 16:00:00
  • Date: 2016 Fish Feeding Timetable Time: Various Times Location: Doctors Gully Description: Since the early 1950s a unique and natural phenomena occurs on the high tide amongst the tranquil tropical waters of Darwin’s Doctors Gully. Hundre ... more
    2016-09-11 11:44:00
    2016-09-11 13:44:00
  • Date: Wednesday 14 - Friday 16 September, 2016 Time: 7.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description:   The Northern Territory Department of Education and The Beat Foundation Incorporated are delighted to present the 37th annual Beat Festival: ... more
    2016-09-14 14:58:00
    2016-09-16 16:58:00
  • Date: Wednesday 14 - Wednesday 21 September, 2016 Time: Various Times Location: Deckchair Cinema Description:   The Darwin International Film Festival, or DIFF, is the worlds best cinema on Darwin’s doorstep. The Darwin International Film Festival (or ... more
    2016-09-14 16:32:00
    2016-09-21 18:32:00
  • Date: Various Dates Time: 5.00pm - 7.30pm Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston Description:   Enjoy our Top End dry season sunsets and relax on the Goyder Square lawn listening to LIVE jazz from local artists every second Sunday from 19 ... more
    2016-09-14 16:58:00
    2016-09-14 18:58:00
  • Date: Last Thursday in April until the last Thursday in October Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Sunday 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets 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
    2016-09-15 09:44:00
    2016-09-15 11:44:00
  • Date: Friday 16 - Sunday 18 September, 2016 Time: . Location: Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre Description: On International Women’s Day, the regional Northern Territory town of Katherine will celebrate with an afternoon tea and ‘Think-in‘ for the WOW ... more
    2016-09-16 15:03:00
    2016-09-18 17:03:00
  • Date: Friday Nights Last Friday in April to the last Friday in October Time: 5.00pm Location: Goyder Square Description: The Palmerston Markets are a family orientated non-profit organisation. Now in it's 29th year, the markets have really come of age with something for ... more
    2016-09-16 16:56:00
    2016-09-16 18:56:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Morning 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 Para ... more
    2016-09-17 08:00:00
    2016-09-17 14:00:00
  • Date: From May - October, one Saturday a month Time: 7.00pm Location: Darwin Waterfront Description: Experience the magic of moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this Dry Season with our free monthly movies, returning Saturday 14 May. The first ... more
    2016-09-17 10:18:00
    2016-09-17 12:18:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-09-17 15:04:00
    2016-09-17 17:04:00
  • Date: Saturday night from 16 April – 15 October, 2016 Time: Movie starts at 7.00pm Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston Description: Back for 2016 is our popular movie program, FlicNics, with some exciting new changes. This dry season, the City of Palmerston is transforming Goyder S ... more
    2016-09-17 16:33:00
    2016-09-17 18:33:00
  • Date: Every Saturday in September Time: 5.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Stokes Hill Wharf Description: Every Saturday in September, 5pm to 8pm An exciting display of locally handcrafted wares will be showcased each Saturday evening in September at Stok ... more
    2016-09-17 16:44:00
    2016-09-17 18:44:00
  • Date: Last Thursday in April until the last Thursday in October Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Sunday 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets 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
    2016-09-18 09:44:00
    2016-09-18 11:44:00
  • Date: Third Sunday of each month May to September May 15th June 19th July 17th August 21st September 18th Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm Location: Darwin and Surrounds Description: Take a self drive tour to discover some of Darwin’s talented artist’s in their studios. You can purchase artwork, meet and interact with the artis ... more
    2016-09-18 10:00:00
    2016-09-18 16:00:00
  • Date: Sunday 18 September, 2016 Time: 3.30pm - 7.30pm Location: Mitchell Street, Darwin CBD Description: The Mitchell Street Mile aims to attract running enthusiasts, locals and visitors to a unique new sporting event. Runners will enjoy the thrill o ... more
    2016-09-18 10:38:00
    2016-09-18 12:38:00
  • Date: 2016 Fish Feeding Timetable Time: Various Times Location: Doctors Gully Description: Since the early 1950s a unique and natural phenomena occurs on the high tide amongst the tranquil tropical waters of Darwin’s Doctors Gully. Hundre ... more
    2016-09-18 11:44:00
    2016-09-18 13:44:00
  • Date: Sunday 18 September, 2016 Time: 8.30pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description:   Vera Blue is embarking on a new National Tour including Darwin. The tour coincides with Vera Blue releasing the third single and title track f ... more
    2016-09-18 14:19:00
    2016-09-18 16:19:00
  • Date: Sunday 18 September, 2016 Time: Boats departing Cullen Bay ferry wharf at 10:30am and returning around 2.00pm Location: Cullen Bay - Sandbar Description:   Time to stretch your legs, loosen the shoulders and practice your swing because the 21st annual Darwin Trailer Boat Club Vs Variety Northern T ... more
    2016-09-18 16:36:00
    2016-09-18 18:36:00
  • Date: Last Thursday in April until the last Thursday in October Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 10.00pm Sunday 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets 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
    2016-09-22 09:44:00
    2016-09-22 11:44:00
  • Date: Friday Nights Last Friday in April to the last Friday in October Time: 5.00pm Location: Goyder Square Description: The Palmerston Markets are a family orientated non-profit organisation. Now in it's 29th year, the markets have really come of age with something for ... more
    2016-09-23 16:56:00
    2016-09-23 18:56:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Morning 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 Para ... more
    2016-09-24 08:00:00
    2016-09-24 14:00:00
  • Date: Various dates from April - September, 2016 Time: 10.00am- 4.00pm Location: George Brown Botanic Gardens & Palmerston – Goyder Square Description: Territory Made Pop Up Upmarkets returns in 2016 to its spiritual home – the beautiful George Brown Botanic Gardens. It's the perfect place to explor ... more
    2016-09-24 10:00:00
    2016-09-24 16:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-09-24 15:04:00
    2016-09-24 17:04:00
  • Date: Saturday 24 September, 2016 Time: 12.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description:   An afternoon of Entertainment, this event is not to be missed. The Best and Fittest Bodies in town, will be on Stage for the INBA NT Champions ... more
    2016-09-24 15:22:00
    2016-09-24 17:22:00
  • Date: Saturday 24 September, 2016 Time: 7.30pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description:   The host of triple j breakfast and ABC TV’s How Not To Behave lay his hands on both the prestigious Directors’ Choice Award at the 2015 Me ... more
    2016-09-24 16:00:00
    2016-09-24 18:00:00
  • Date: Saturday night from 16 April – 15 October, 2016 Time: Movie starts at 7.00pm Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston Description: Back for 2016 is our popular movie program, FlicNics, with some exciting new changes. This dry season, the City of Palmerston is transforming Goyder S ... more
    2016-09-24 16:33:00
    2016-09-24 18:33:00
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