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What's On

What's On list

16 Jul - 10:00
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Presented by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and Principal Partner Telstra. Experience the diversity and richness of contemporary artistic practice when Australia’s longest

16 Jul - 11:00
Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball

The Territory’s biggest social and sporting event sees over 40,000 racegoers in attendance each year for all the colour, fashion and excitement of thoroughbred racing in the Top End, culminating in

16 Jul - 16:00
Darwin Fringe Festival

The Top End's biggest platform for emerging arts returns with it's annual open-access program presenting more than 10 art forms across 20+ venues from hundreds of creatives. Tickets on sale 1 May 2024

17 Jul - 08:00
Darwin Waterfront

Enjoy free live music during the Dry Season at Stokes Hill Wharf on Wednesdays and Sundays from 6pm to 9pm. Settle in for an evening of alfresco dining at sunset overlooking the picturesque scenes of

17 Jul - 12:00
Crystal Robins

Lunch on the Lawn is a series of free lunchtime concerts, in Bennett Park in the Darwin CBD. The event runs from 12pm - 2pm every Wednesday during May, June and July 2024, and features a different

20 Jul - 08:00
Parap Markets

The Parap Markets, located close to the city, in Parap, will tantalise your senses with a mixture of cuisines from around the world and the aroma of freshly ground coffee. The Parap Village Market is

20 Jul - 09:00
Territory Native Plants

The NT Native Eco-Fair and Plant Sale is coming to Darwin. An extraordinary opportunity to learn from the community experts, horticulturalists, botanists, ecologists and native plant lovers. And all

20 Jul - 11:00
Hilton Hotels

Join Together & Co for an afternoon of pure indulgence at their Bottomless High Tea on the weekends. Experience a delightful selection of delectable treats paired with your choice of unlimited

20 Jul - 17:00
Anvil Productions Inc

Wet after Fifty – a Pool Party Cabaret extravaganza for women over 50. Bring your friends (18+), and watch the sun go down over the Arafura Sea, at the iconic Nightcliff Pool. Jump in the pool for an

21 Jul - 06:00
Cycling South Australia

The Darwin Cycling Club and AusCycling have once again been working hard behind the scenes to organise the 2024 edition of the Sunbuild Top End Gran Fondo, and it’s time for you to make your plans

21 Jul - 09:00

Join in for the Tactile Arts Dragonfly Makers Market 2024. Experience a diverse selection of beautifully handcrafted work, produced in the Top End by some of the finest artists, crafters, designers

23 Jul - 08:00
Football Australia

After successfully hosting the Australia Cup 2023 Final Rounds Playoffs, Darwin will once again be the scene for two exciting matches that will determine who secures a spot in the Australia Cup 2024

25 Jul - 09:00
Associated Advertising & Promotions Pty Ltd

The Royal Darwin Show is the Northern Territory's largest and oldest community event, attracting around 50,000 showgoers annually. This year, the Show will celebrate the rich Chinese heritage of the

25 Jul - 19:00
Amiable Communications

SA’s Kel Balnaves and NT’s Amy Hetherington have packed the VS Commodore full of relatable stories and piss funny jokes... before they head to regional NT they're gracing the stage at Top Floor Comedy

25 Jul - 20:00
Showtime Australia Pty Ltd

Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this glorious, energetic stage production, brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. The powerful raspy vocals, high-intensity

27 Jul - 19:00

Flickerfest, Australia's leading Oscar® & BAFTA qualifying International Short Film Festival returns to the Darwin Deckchair Cinema with the Best of Australian Shorts and the Short Laughs Comedy

01 Aug - 19:00
Amiable Communications

Celebrate the Cup Weekend with a mini comedy festival at Hotel Darwin! SA’s Kel Balnaves and NT’s Amy Hetherington have packed the VS Commodore full of relatable stories and piss funny jokes. They've

03 Aug - 15:30
The Last Supper

Indulge in the cozy charm of "Raclette Arvo" at The Last Supper! Join a gathering of fellow cheese enthusiasts. Experience the essence of raclette a beloved Swiss tradition. Raclette involves melting

04 Aug - 12:00
LACT Activations Pty Ltd / SRO Events

Get ready for the ultimate seaside soirée! At the stunning Darwin Ski Club for another epic edition of the Darwin Cocktail Festival. It's a day of pure bliss with 1 Day, 1 Venue, and an impressive

06 Aug - 17:00
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

One of the highlights of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair each year is Country to Couture – where First Nations textiles, fashion and art collide to create a colourful showcase of collections from

06 Aug - 19:00

“The best two hours of your life” Weekend Notes. With dance, comedy, circus and variety acts, the stage is set for The Party of the century, so make sure you’re on the invite list. This evening is

07 Aug - 16:00
Activate Darwin

The Austin Lane Markets are a boutique, meet-the-maker style city market that boasts locally made and sourced Territory products. The market runs on the first Wednesday of the month from May to August

07 Aug - 18:00
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Come together on Larrakia Country for this year’s National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) sunset ceremony at the iconic Deckchair Cinema! The NIFA provides a vibrant and exciting platform to

08 Aug - 17:00
Darwin Festival

There’s no better time to be in the tropical Top End than during Darwin Festival each August, where a fabulous festival wonderland awaits you. Balmy nights under twinkling Festival lights provide the

09 Aug - 08:00
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Experience the rich diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, design and culture at the 18th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF)! Returning in August 2024 to the Darwin Convention Centre

10 Aug - 08:00

Presented by MusicNT Celebrate two decades of First Nations musical brilliance at the National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs). Held annually on the traditional lands of the Larrakia people in Darwin

10 Aug - 19:00
Music NT

A celebration of First Nations music and musicians from across Australia. Recognising achievement and excellence in the Indigenous music sector the awards will this year be broadcast through NITV and

17 Aug - 19:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

A breathtaking testament to the strength and resilience of the human spirit. Join Larrakia Senior Elder Dr Aunty Bilawara Lee and NT Composer Netanela Mizrahi for the world premiere of their stunning

18 Aug - 10:00
Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta

The Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta is an annual event not to be missed! This iconic annual family fun event of Darwin was established in 1974 and is an event for all to use your imagination to design a

20 Aug - 09:00
Tertiary Studies & Careers Expo Adelaide TSCEA

The 2nd annual Darwin Careers Expo presents an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in education and training or those seeking professional career development and employment opportunities. With

21 Aug - 19:00
Adventure Reels Pty Ltd

The Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour showcases a two-and-a-half-hour program of the most inspiring, heartfelt, and entertaining films celebrating adventurous women from independent filmmakers around

22 Aug - 19:00
Adventure Reels Pty Ltd

Celebrate the canine connection through this carefully curated collection of heartwarming stories about dogs and their people at the 2024 Top Dog Film Festival. Meet dogs from all walks of life on the

05 Sep - 19:30
Brown's Mart Theatre

Two iconic, multifacted artists and community leaders share their love of performance, rap, dance and writing music in this special concert where they share their music and culture together on stage

12 Sep - 08:00
Darwin Film Society (Darwin International Film Festival)

With DIFF, Darwin's unique outdoor screen culture comes to life with visiting filmmakers, Premiere gala events, film industry initiatives and live entertainment. Showcasing 50 films from over 20

12 Sep - 16:00
Darwin Speedway Riders and Drivers

Head to the Top End in September and get ready to feel the Thunder. Over three nights, Australia's best Sprintcar drivers will battle it out for a large cash prize. Each night brings a new flare with

21 Sep - 14:00
LACT Activations Pty Ltd / SRO Events

Get ready to rock, Darwin. Back by popular demand, Rock The Bay is returning for its second epic year. This high-energy event is set to showcase the very best of indie rock right here in the Territory

26 Sep - 08:00
Swimming Northern Territory Inc

The 2024 Country Swimming Championships is being held at Parap Pool in Darwin. It is one of the premier swimming events for swimmers from regional or remote areas of Australia. The eligible age of

01 Oct - 08:00
Activate Darwin

The Darwin International Laksa Festival Food Tour is held from 1st to 31st October and is a celebration of the Territory’s multicultural community, tropical lifestyle and love of laksa. Held

05 Oct - 10:00

Get ready for the ultimate weekend of food, fun and music at the Territory Bar-BQ Festival! Hosted by One Mile Brewery, this sizzling celebration will feature pitmasters battling it out for the title

26 Oct - 18:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Have you got what it takes to save the world and conquer the universe? Don your cape, mount your broomsticks and journey across the cinematic landscape from Valhalla to Middle Earth in this epic

02 Nov - 14:00
LACT Activations Pty Ltd / SRO Events

Get ready for Electric Storm, the Halloween-themed dress-up festival that will electrify Darwin during the shoulder season. Hosted by SRO Events, this festival invites you to embrace the spooky spirit

03 Nov - 08:00
Activate Darwin

Don’t miss the Darwin International Laksa Festival Finale, the Territory’s tastiest event! This all-day event will celebrate all things food, laksa and community spirit. There will be lots of

07 Nov - 19:30
Brown's Mart Theatre

From their debut at Darwin Festival in 2020, this beloved crew have performed at countless events including sold out shows, clubs and festivals, and more. Witness their process like never before in

16 Nov - 08:00
Activate Darwin

Wave at the cheeky elves and meet the jolly man himself at this year's ‘A Very Darwin Christmas Pageant’! Be amazed as Christmas themed floats walk, dance and parade through the heart of Darwin City

01 Dec - 16:30
Carols By Candlelight

Come and enjoy the City of Darwin Carols by Candlelight. The Woolworths Candlelight Choir will sing all your favourites, and the concert ends with a spectacular fireworks display. This is a free event

07 Dec - 19:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Embark on a journey from stormy seas to enchanting tales with two exceptional guest artists. DSO welcomes leading Australian pianist Stefan Cassomenos for a stunning performance of Rachmaninov’s

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