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Olympics Live presented by Westpac

Activate Darwin

Darwin, Katherine and West Arnhem will host Olympics Live events from 23 July to 8 August. Olympics Live presented by Westpac encourages communities to celebrate with family and friends at free live sites across Australia during the Tokyo Olympic Games. 

Activate Darwin, Darwin Waterfront, Katherine Town Council and West Arnhem Regional Council are partnering to deliver a variety of activities over the three week period.

Each site will provide a live stream of the Olympics, with Darwin to run a number of sporting activities throughout the three week period.  Darwin Waterfront will kick-start Darwin’s events, with a live stream of the Opening Ceremony on Friday, 23 July from 6pm onwards.

Katherine and West Arnhem Councils will screen the Olympics every day from 23 July until the Closing Ceremony on 8 August. 

From 30 July, the Olympics Live site will be located in the new grassed area opposite Parliament House (Chan Lawns) and will screen the Olympics from 10am – 10pm every day.  On Friday, 30 July from 4.30pm-7pm, Activate Darwin will host 3x3 basketball, family entertainment and more at the Olympic Live site.

From 10am-2pm on Saturday 31 July, families will be able to explore a 23 metre inflatable obstacle course and enjoy local entertainment and activities.

Please see below for a full program of activities: 

Friday 23 July - 8 August Darwin Waterfront Enjoy a live screening of the Olympics everyday at Darwin Waterfront. 9am - 10pm daily
Friday 30 July Chan Lawns (opposite Parliament House) Join the team from Activate Darwin for 3x3 basketball, family entertainment and a live screening of the Olympics. 4.30pm - 7.00pm
Saturday 31 July Chan Lawns (opposite Parliament House) Have fun at Activate Darwin's Family Fun Day, enjoy inflatables, 3x3 basketball, family fun and more! 10am - 2pm
30 July - 6 August Chan Lawns (opposite Parliament House) Olympics Live Site. 10am - 10pm daily
23 July - 8 August Katherine Town Square Olympics Live Site. 7pm until late daily
23 July - 8 August Jabiru & Maningrida Olympics Live Site. Various.


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