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.

2017 Royal Darwin Show

Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 July, 2017

The Royal Darwin Show is a unique blend of elements focusing on showcase, competition, education and entertainment. It is family oriented and provides a ‘value for money’ event which caters for all ages and backgrounds.

A wide variety of exhibitors offer local foods, showbags, information and goods for sale. For the adventurous Sideshow Alley awaits with its many rides and entertainment for all ages.

The show closes on Saturday night with a ‘fireworks to music’ spectacular – a long-held tradition. In the meantime there are pavilions filled with craft, poultry, and horticulture to enjoy including cats, dogs, photography, birds and baby animals. The main arena features a variety of horse events from dressage to showjumping and polocrosse.

Click here for more information or phone (08) 89 843 091


Event Days and Times

Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 July, 2017, Gates open from 9am to 10pm.


Family of 5 - $50
Adults $20
Children $12
Under 5 free
Concession - Thursday $12 for everyone until 3pm
Free buses operate.


At Darwin Showgrounds

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