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 and Darwin Cup Carnival. You will find all you need to know about Top End festivals events listed here such as Darwin Festival, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Greek Glenti, Garma Festival, Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival and the Finke Desert Race and many more.

Summer Session ’18

Saturday 9th June



We’re coming in heavier than cyclone Marcus; brace yourselves because SUMMER SESSION is back for 2018 and it’s returning to Mindil Beach for its 9th consecutive year!

After last year’s amazing turnout, the team has been working around the clock to bring you a festival full of amazing music, culture and the very best experiences Darwin has to offer.

SUMMER SESSION celebrates its 9th consecutive year and shows no signs of slowing down “Summer Session is a show case of all that is good about living in the top end and it’s coming back to the iconic Mindil Beach this year, it’s set to be a truly amazing day” says Lorraine Phelan, Event Manager.

The SUMMER SESSION Journey begins at 2pm, taking you through until midnight with a tailored mix of music, entertainment and experiences all set to heighten your Beach Festival adventure.

Tickets go on sale at 7am Thursday 5th April from – Be sure to visit SUMMER SESSION on Facebook to keep up with all the latest news for the beach party of the year!

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Event Days and Times

Saturday 9th June , 2.00pm - 12.00am


Various Prices


At Mindil Beach
Mindil Beach

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