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: Friday 29 July - Monday 1 August, 2016 Time: . Location: Gulkula via Nhulunbuy, NE Arnhem Land, NT, Australia Description:   The Yothu Yindi Foundation is pleased to announce that registrations are now open for guests wishing to attend Garma 2016 in northeast Arnhem ... more
    2016-07-29 17:04:00
    2016-08-01 19:04:00
  • 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
    2016-07-30 08:00:00
    2016-07-30 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 t ... more
    2016-07-30 10:00:00
    2016-07-30 16:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-07-30 15:04:00
    2016-07-30 17:04:00
  • Date: Saturday 30 July, 2016 Time: . Location: Darwin Waterfront Description:   Celebrate our Indonesian community by joining the festivities at the Darwin Waterfront precinct. Come and enjoy Indonesian music, dance and fo ... more
    2016-07-30 16:27:00
    2016-07-30 18:27:00
  • 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
    2016-07-30 16:33:00
    2016-07-30 18:33:00
  • Date: Saturday 30 July, 2016 Time: . Location: Darwin Turf Club Description:   Flying sprinters and Starlight Dancing On the track the pace takes centre stage with contenders chasing the title of the Territory's Top Sp ... more
    2016-07-30 17:03:00
    2016-07-30 19:03:00
  • 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
    2016-07-31 09:44:00
    2016-07-31 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
    2016-07-31 11:44:00
    2016-07-31 13:44:00
  • Date: Monday 1 August, 2016 Time: . Location: Darwin Turf Club Description:   The Main Event, six decades later On the track For two minutes, a crowd of 20,000 holds its breath and twelve of Australia’s top thoroughb ... more
    2016-08-01 17:24:00
    2016-08-01 19:24:00
  • 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
    2016-08-03 16:58:00
    2016-08-03 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
    2016-08-04 09:44:00
    2016-08-04 11:44:00
  • Date: Thursday 4 - Sunday 21 August, 2016 Time: Various Times Location: Darwin and Surrounds Description: Darwin Festival combines the local love of outdoor community festivities and dining with a program of Australian and international performances and ex ... more
    2016-08-04 15:14:00
    2016-08-21 17:14:00
  • Date: Thursday 4 August, 2016 Location: TIO Stadium Darwin Description:   Darwin Festival’s free Santos Opening Night Concert is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year and is a fixture on the Darwin ... more
    2016-08-04 15:23:00
    2016-08-04 17:23:00
  • Date: Friday 5 August, 2016 Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Leanyer Recreation Park Description: Click here for more information. ... more
    2016-08-05 13:02:00
    2016-08-05 15:02:00
  • Date: Friday 5 - Sunday 7 August, 2016 Time: Friday, 5th August, 10-4pm Saturday, 6th August, 10-5pm Sunday, 7th August. 10-4pm Location: Darwin Convention Centre Description:   The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) is Australia’s leading national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art fair. It showcases the work ... more
    2016-08-05 16:46:00
    2016-08-07 18:46:00
  • 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
    2016-08-05 16:56:00
    2016-08-05 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
    2016-08-06 08:00:00
    2016-08-06 14:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-08-06 15:04:00
    2016-08-06 17:04:00
  • 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
    2016-08-06 16:30:00
    2016-08-06 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
    2016-08-06 16:33:00
    2016-08-06 18:33:00
  • 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
    2016-08-07 09:44:00
    2016-08-07 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
    2016-08-07 11:44:00
    2016-08-07 13:44:00
  • 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
    2016-08-11 09:44:00
    2016-08-11 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
    2016-08-12 16:56:00
    2016-08-12 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
    2016-08-13 08:00:00
    2016-08-13 14:00:00
  • Date: Saturday 13 August, 2016 Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm Location: RAAF Base Darwin Description: Free Family Event! Get up close and personal with Australian and international military aircraft. Food Stalls Rides Interactive exhibits and activ ... more
    2016-08-13 15:01:00
    2016-08-13 17:01:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-08-13 15:04:00
    2016-08-13 17:04:00
  • Date: Saturday 13 - Sunday 14 August, 2016 Time: Saturday: 9am – 5pm Sunday: 9am – 4pm Location: Marrara Indoor Stadium Description:   The 2016 Darwin Boat Travel and Leisure Show will be of interest not only to the recreational fishing community, but also to the camping and t ... more
    2016-08-13 15:45:00
    2016-08-14 17:45:00
  • 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
    2016-08-13 16:33:00
    2016-08-13 18:33:00
  • 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
    2016-08-14 09:44:00
    2016-08-14 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
    2016-08-14 10:00:00
    2016-08-14 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
    2016-08-14 11:44:00
    2016-08-14 13:44:00
  • Date: Sunday 14 August, 2016 Time: 7.00am Start Location: Darwin Waterfront Description: The 2016 event will offer the traditional 120km+ Gran Fondo and for the first time provide a 50km Half Fondo and free Mini Fondo for junior and beginn ... more
    2016-08-14 16:34:00
    2016-08-14 18:34:00
  • 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
    2016-08-17 16:58:00
    2016-08-17 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
    2016-08-18 09:44:00
    2016-08-18 11:44:00
  • Date: Thursday 18 August, 2016 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Description:   After a monster two year sell-out tour of the US and Canada, Rodney Carrington is bringing his Here Comes The Truth tour to the Darwin Enterta ... more
    2016-08-18 17:18:00
    2016-08-18 19:18:00
  • Date: Friday 19 - Sunday 21 August, 2016 Time: . Location: Kalkarindji Description: Kalkarindji and Daguragu are on the traditional homelands of the Gurindji people, and these communities are linked to the Malgnin, Mudpurra, Bilinara, ... more
    2016-08-19 14:23:00
    2016-08-21 16:23:00
  • 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
    2016-08-19 16:56:00
    2016-08-19 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
    2016-08-20 08:00:00
    2016-08-20 14:00:00
  • Date: Every Saturday Time: 4.00pm - 9.00pm Location: Chambers Crescent Car Park, Malak
    2016-08-20 15:04:00
    2016-08-20 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
    2016-08-20 16:33:00
    2016-08-20 18:33:00
  • 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
    2016-08-21 09:44:00
    2016-08-21 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
    2016-08-21 10:00:00
    2016-08-21 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
    2016-08-21 11:44:00
    2016-08-21 13:44:00
  • Date: Sunday 21 August, 2016 Time: . Location: CDU Casuarina Campus Description:   Open the door to a world of possibilities Unlock endless opportunities at CDU Open Day. CDU Open Day is about fun, learning and is full of ac ... more
    2016-08-21 15:33:00
    2016-08-21 17:33:00
  • Date: Wednesday 24 August, 2016 Time: 8.00pm Location: Darwin Entertainment Centre Description:   Hollywood's man of 10,000 voices is in Darwin this dry season! A mix of impersonations, impressions, story-telling, music and sound effects, W ... more
    2016-08-24 14:14:00
    2016-08-24 16:14:00
  • 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
    2016-08-25 09:44:00
    2016-08-25 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
    2016-08-26 16:56:00
    2016-08-26 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
    2016-08-27 08:00:00
    2016-08-27 14:00:00
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