All Events in Darwin

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    Royal Darwin Show

    Date: July 25, 2018 - July 27, 2019

    IT’S SHOWTIME. The Territory’s oldest and largest community event will offer show goers young and young at heart the opportunity to experience a real taste of the Territory. Enjoy 3 fun-filled days of thrilling showrides and games in sideshow alley, animals, exhibits, loads of free entertainment with live music and performances for everyone, as well as arts and crafts, cookery, fireworks spectacular and so much more. Please follow and like us:

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    Malak Marketplace

    Date: May 4, 2019 - October 26, 2019

    A unique, community market for Darwin full of food, flavour and fun. Malak Marketplace opens in Malak at Chambers Crescent Car Park, from 4pm until 9pm every Saturday of the Dry Season with approx. 50 stallholders attending. Something for everyone. At Malak Marketplace, you will enjoy shopping, live music, kids’ entertainment and beautiful, market-fresh food throughout the evening. Why you’ll love Malak Marketplace? If you’re interested in eating well, supporting local farmers and artists, then you will definitely enjoy the unique food and night market that is Malak Marketplace. This wonderful community market celebrates all the tastes of tropical life in Darwin; the food, the sounds, the flavours and the diverse cultures that bring communities to life. Please follow and like us:

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    City of Palmerston Library – Nurserytime & Storytime Programs

    Date: May 7, 2019 - December 31, 2019

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 am

    Nurserytime : You’re never too young to enjoy reading. Babies absorb information and react to sound and touch and the voice of their loved ones reading to them. When: Wednesdays Time: 10.00am-10.45am Nurserytime involves songs, puppets, nursery rhymes and movement chosen specifically to enhance your baby’s early literacy development. We encourage parents/carers to get a library card for their child so that they can select books to take home after attending program Please follow and like us:

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    Territory Day

    Date: July 1, 2019

    Territory Day is one of the most spectacular events on the festival calendar. For one day only the Territory lights up in a rainbow of rockets, bangers and Roman candles. Celebrating the anniversary that self governance was handed down to the Territory by the Commonwealth Government, Territorians and visitors alike gather for public fireworks shows. They also compete with one another to produce the most brilliant pyrotechnics display on the only day of the year where people are allowed to light fireworks. Mindil Beach in Darwin is a popular vantage point to watch the spectacular. With delicious food from the markets, people can picnic on the sand as they watch the fireworks burst and sparkle over the Timor Sea. Please follow and like us:

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    Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival

    Date: July 6, 2019 - August 5, 2019

    The pinnacle of Top End racing is the Great Northern Darwin Cup. It takes a little over two minutes to run, a dedicated team a year to plan and is the crescendo of a stunning eight-day Carnival. The iconic Great Northern Darwin Cup is truly the largest sporting and social event in the Northern Territory. The day is broadcast to over 40 nations and will see a crowd of 20,000 revellers converge on Fannie Bay for a day of fashion, entertainment and unsurpassed hospitality. In 2019, the Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival is being billed as the ‘Carnival of Colour’ and Darwin City will be awash in vivid bright tones when Carnival fever grips. 2019 Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival Dates -6th July 2019 – Hot 100 Darwin Guineas Race Day -13th July 2019 – Asian United Food Service, Chief Minister’s Cup Family Day -17th July 2019 – Bridge Toyota Ladies Day -20th July 2019 – Ladbrokes NT Derby Day -27th July 2019 – SKY Racing Metric Mile Race Day -31st July 2019 – Darwin Corporate Park Race Day -3rd August 2019 – bet 365 Palmerston Sprint Day -5th August 2019 – Great Northern Darwin Cup Day Please follow and like us:

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    EL1 & EL2 High-Performance & Leadership Workshop

    Date: July 9, 2019 - July 10, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 4:30 pm

    – Evolve into a strategic decision maker – Build high performing, autonomous teams – Develop resilience to perform under pressure – Successfully align your team with organisational expectations – Represent and influence on behalf of your agency with authority – Influentially engage stakeholders on complex and sensitive issues – Leverage adaptable leadership to prosper in times of change – Harness emotional intelligence to focus attention – Deliver an efficient and effective service Group Discounts: 10% off Standard Rate Team of 3–4 15% off Standard Rate Team of 5–7 17% off Standard Rate Team of 8+ For bookings more than 2 people, please call: +61 2 8239 9711 Please follow and like us:

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    Railway Heritage Picnic Day

    Date: August 5, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Observe the quaint tradition of Railway Heritage Picnic Day – a day of leisure, food, and games on the Adelaide River. Originally designated a public holiday for hardworking railway workers, today Railway Heritage Picnic Day is a celebration of the heritage of the Adelaide River township south of Darwin. Join the fun of games including tug-o-war, sack and three-legged races, or egg and spoon races. Walk around and explore the lily-studded reservoir, or discover the historical exhibits in the Sidney Williams Exhibition Hall. Enjoy traditional railway food and drinks served in the refreshment rooms at the Adelaide River Railway Heritage Precinct. Please follow and like us:

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    Darwin Festival

    Date: August 8, 2019 - August 28, 2019

    There’s no better time to visit the tropical Top End than during Darwin Festival each August, where a fabulous festival wonderland awaits you. Balmy nights under twinkling lights provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable dry season – known elsewhere in Australia simply as ‘winter’. Darwin Festival combines warm outdoor festivities with a program rich with local, national and international talent. Cabaret, theatre, dance, visual arts, outdoor concerts under the stars and fun family events transform Darwin for 18 dazzling days and nights. Relax in the balmy festoon-lit surrounds of Festival Park with a tasty dinner and drink from the iconic bamboo food stalls and pop-up bars as you listen to the soundtrack of local heroes on the Bamboo Bandstand. Or prepare to dance the night away to the hottest contemporary bands in the Festival’s iconic open-air big top, The Lighthouse. Glimmering with lights and sounds, The Lighthouse is one of the hottest tickets in town each August. Darwin Festival celebrates the quintessential spirit and energy of Darwin, with its laidback, friendly lifestyle. Join in the fun of hot August nights and spend a tropical winter at Darwin Festival Please follow and like us:

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    13th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

    Date: August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    We are proud to host over seventy remote community Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned Art Centres, collectively representing over 2000 emerging and established artists. The Fair provides an opportunity ethically to purchase a vibrant range of art including: paintings on canvas, bark paintings, works on paper including limited edition prints, sculpture, didgeridoos, fibre art and cultural regalia. Join in the free artist workshops and watch traditional dance performances. Come and engage with the contemporary creations of the oldest continuous living cultures in the world. Please follow and like us:

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    National Indigenous Music Awards

    Date: August 10, 2019 - August 11, 2019

    The National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs) are recognised as one of Australia’s most prominent Indigenous music awards and they have been celebrating Australian music for 14 years. The NIMAs showcase the rich musical landscape of Australia and highlight the music coming from all corners of the country. The awards bring together acts who are yet to make their mark on the world alongside those who have achieved international acclaim, such as Gurrumul & Jessica Mauboy. Held annually under the stars at Darwin’s historic Amphitheatre, The NIMAS bring audiences from all over Australia together to applaud the winners, enjoy the performances and soak up the ambience of a night for music lovers of all ages and all cultures. Musicians such as Yothu Yindi, Gurrumul, The Tableland Drifters, Warren H. Williams and Arnhem Land rock stars Saltwater Band have performed and won awards as well. The NIMAs are a special celebration of Indigenous music. The Awards are a family friendly, not-to-be-missed event in the Darwin entertainment calendar and the Australian music calendar. Please follow and like us:

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    Top Dog Film Festival 2019

    Date: August 13, 2019

    Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

    Celebrate the canine connection through this carefully curated collection of heartwarming stories about dogs and their people at the 2019 Top Dog Film Festival screening for one night only in Darwin. Meet dogs from all walks of life on the big screen at the 2019 Top Dog Film Festival. From the husky dogs of Alaska to the working dogs of Australia, the pull on your heartstring is guaranteed to be strong. Meet 4 legged heroes, unbreakable bonds and canine companions that enrich the lives of all those they encounter. The 2019 Top Dog Film Festival presents a 2-hour cinematic celebration honouring the bond between dogs and their people. Filled will delightfully doggy moments of joy and celebration of our beloved canine companions. This carefully curated program of short canine-themed films is comprised of the most inspirational, heart-warming and entertaining stories about dogs and their human companions, from independent films makers around the globe. Get your tickets before they all sell out—you’d be barking mad to miss it. One session only in Darwin. Seating is not allocated. Arrive early for the best seats. Sorry no refunds. The Top Dog Film Festival is exempt from classification but would obtain a General rating and is suitable for all ages. Please follow and like us:

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    Women’s Leadership Darwin Symposium 2019

    Date: August 22, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Learn: Addressing a wide range of topics including gender equality, leadership, career advancement and life fulfillment, the Symposiums offer an important opportunity for Australian women to stay abreast of current local and international trends. Designed to encourage interaction and collaboration, the events create a setting for women leaders at all levels to reflect on their experiences, envisage a future to which they are entitled and draw inspiration for the journey ahead. Share: Drawing participants from every corner of the nation, the Symposiums offer an unrivaled opportunity for participants to extend their networks and develop lasting friendships and alliances. Through the sharing of personal experiences, participants unlock a spirit of camaraderie which typically extends far beyond the events themselves. Each year women from highly diverse backgrounds are drawn together through the Symposiums leading to powerful opportunities for collaboration on important national issues…and be inspired! Showcasing the country’s most respected and celebrated female talent the Symposiums annually attract over one hundred inspirational guest speakers and presenters. Richly diverse in their achievements and fields of endeavour, Symposium speakers are universally recognised for their vision, resilience and capacity to influence change. By sharing their unique skills and knowledge, Symposium speakers encourage participants to unlock their innate strengths and talents and pursue their own unique vision of success. Please follow and like us: