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What's On

What's On list

24 May - 08:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

A celebration of First Nations culture right in the heart of Darwin City. Darwin’s only First Nations led festival returns in May 2024 with a program of free and ticketed events celebrating age-old

24 May - 09:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Garrmalang Festival has teamed up with Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects to take you on a journey through NT First Nations fashion where tradition meets innovation

24 May - 17:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Bring your friends and family, kick back with a drink and a bite to eat, as they showcase some of Darwin’s finest First Nations musicians. Full line up to be announced soon! On Saturday, grab a coffee

24 May - 17:00
Brown's Mart Theatre

Live, local, original music to welcome your weekend. Embrace the perfect weather in the relaxing atmosphere of the Brown’s Mart Courtyard for 12 weeks of the best soloists and laid back duos in Darwin

24 May - 19:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

An aching dance duet of a man’s struggle with identity, loss and otherness and the redemptive beauty of singing his spirit home. Following the success of their 2022 show Waŋa and after a well received

24 May - 20:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Award-winning electronic music duo Electric Fields return to Garrmalang Festival, this time joining the Territory’s own Darwin Symphony Orchestra (DSO) with a debut collaboration that will see the

25 May - 09:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Grab a cuppa and a bite to eat and have a yarn with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders in this treasured Festival event. The Elders’ Morning Tea is a moment to bring our community

25 May - 09:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Browse the rich diversity of products and services from artists and businesses while supporting First Nations people and their communities through ethical purchasing. Blak Meeting Place stallholders

25 May - 10:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Drop in for a free weaving workshop led by Cyan Sue-Lee. Learn and develop skills in traditional and contemporary weaving and art-making techniques. Arrive early and grab a coffee from Soul Essence in

25 May - 10:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Experience electrifying talks from the Territory's most extraordinary young First Nations leaders and changemakers. Be captivated by the dynamic voices of Mililma May (Uprising of the People), Conor

25 May - 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

25 May - 13:45
LACT Activations Pty Ltd / SRO Events

Darwin, it's time to get excited as the Top End Gin Festival returns to take over the Darwin Ski Club, Bundilla Beach. SRO Events, Charlies of Darwin and Darwin Ski Club have partnered together to

25 May - 14:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

A tribute to Kumanjai Lewis, hosted by Steven Oliver A favourite on the Festival calendar, join us as we wrap up Garrmalang Festival 2024 with a very special Big Black Dot Comedy Spectacular honouring

26 May - 13:00
The Last Supper

Join us for an exclusive Tap Takeover event featuring Darwin Brewing! Dive into a tasting journey with seven distinct brews on offer: 🍺Darwin Bitter 🍺XPA 🍺Tropical Stout 🍺Irish Red Ale 🍺Pilsner 🍺Small

27 May - 18:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Monkey Baa is thrilled to announce the return of its award-winning production The Peasant Prince in 2024. The children’s version of Li Cunxin’s iconic autobiography, Mao’s Last Dancer, The Peasant

30 May - 19:30
Brown's Mart Theatre

This duo invite audiences to rest in patterns and trance-like repetitions using Indonesian scales and sounds passed through samplers and drum machines. Join us in the artist’s studio for Studio Sounds

01 Jun - 15:00
The Last Supper

Join us for an arvo with Darwin author Nikki Moyes in our Meet the Author series! Delve into the captivating world of Moyes' young adult and speculative fiction as she takes us on a journey through

01 Jun - 15:00
Non Resident Nepalese Association Northern Territory

Nepal Festival NT 2024 is a celebrated and award-winning festival, recognized as one of the most iconic gatherings in Darwin. It is a vibrant showcase of Nepali culture, tradition, and cuisine

02 Jun - 06:45
Athletics Northern Territory

The 51st annual NT City2Surf is back with in 2024. This year's fun run features all your favourite City2Surf road races 12km, 4km run or walk and Marathon4Kids 1.195km, plus we'll celebrate 51 Runs

02 Jun - 17:00
The Last Supper

Calling all aficionados of fine spirits and soulful melodies! Join us for a blissful afternoon as we kick off our inaugural Gin and Jazz Sunday session at The Last Supper. For the gin enthusiasts

05 Jun - 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

06 Jun - 19:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Hot off its sold out 2023 UK Tour, A Taste of Ireland - The Irish Music & Dance Sensation returns with a performance that is ‘Celtic―for this decade’. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show

08 Jun - 10:00

Come along to the Greek Festival - an amazing event that highlights Greek culture through music, dance and traditional costumes of various regions throughout Greece. Taste delicious traditional Greek

08 Jun - 12:00
Neighbourhood Events Co

The streets and laneways of Darwin will come alive this Autumn as a line-up of the best venues transform into an Urban Cellar Door for you to visit on a self-guided trail. How does it work you ask

09 Jun - 14:00
LACT Activations Pty Ltd / SRO Events

Get ready to celebrate the vibrant culture of Ireland right here in Darwin! The NT Irish Association proudly presents the second annual Irish Music Festival this King's Birthday long weekend at The

14 Jun - 08:00
Northern Territory Major Events Company

The Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex is coming alive once again with an incredible program of world-class motorsport and entertainment as part of the betr Darwin Triple Crown. Strap yourselves in

15 Jun - 19:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Pick up some 'Good Vibrations' at this unforgettable celebration dedicated to the music of The Beach Boys. For nearly 60 years, The Beach Boys have embodied summertime. Sun, surfing, the beach, pretty

18 Jun - 19:00
Adventure Reels Pty Ltd

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour includes a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles covering topics such as ocean adventure and exploration, the oceanic environment, marine creatures

18 Jun - 19:00
Amiable Communications

Ready for a night of flavor-packed laughs? Don't miss our exclusive event featuring comedy champs Amy Hetherington, Omar Gad, and Garry O'Sullivan, each paired with their own unique cocktail creation

20 Jun - 09:00
Top End Pride (NT) Incorporated

Darwin Pride 2024 is all about celebrating the differences that connect us. The city will come alive with a whole host of events that show off the best of Top End queer culture. They'll also be

20 Jun - 19:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Australia’s favourite South African-New Zealander Urzila Carlson has announced her brand new 2024 national tour - Just Jokes. “Just Jokes is as it says on the label! Just jokes! Come for a show and

22 Jun - 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

22 Jun - 18:30
Darwin Symphony Orchestra

An unmissable tribute to the most iconic artists of all time. Join Darwin Symphony Orchestra for an electrifying anthology of incredible hits! From Elvis to Aretha, Tina Turner to Adele, AC/DC to

22 Jun - 20:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

The legendary Fleetwood Mac have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and their songs are part of music history. Now, the internationally acclaimed The Australian Fleetwood Mac Show Running in

27 Jun - 09:00
NT Writers' Centre

In 2024 the NT Writers Festival returns to lush Larrakia land for four inspiring days of talks, performances, workshops and children’s programs at the Museum and Art Gallery of the NT. Bringing people

27 Jun - 18:30
Amiable Communications

Hello Darwin! They've put together an absolute cracker lineup for a special dry season comedy gala at One Mile Brewery! Hosted by Darwin energiser bunny Amy Hetherington and featuring performances

29 Jun - 16:00
Kindness Shake Inc

Kindness Festival 2024 "Ripples of Kindness" is the latest instalment of the biggest International Student led Festival in the Territory. Kindness Festival showcases the rich multicultural community

29 Jun - 19:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Join in for a night of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty and celebrate the music of one of the world’s most iconic bands – from the songs they wrote, to the songs they covered, to the

04 Jul - 19:30
Brown's Mart Theatre

Melanie's voice encompasses her identity as Yolŋu; the triumphs and struggles of motherhood, neurodiversity, being queer and connections to land and culture. A collection of spoken word songs produced

06 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

07 Jul - 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

11 Jul - 19:00
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Darwin Entertainment Centre presents: Accessible Arts and Crips & Creeps in association with Arts on Tour. Showcasing some of Australia’s funniest comedians with disability or chronic illness, this

11 Jul - 19:30
Darwin Entertainment Centre

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is the world's longest running play. This thrilling West End production is the genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time... case closed

12 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

13 Jul - 09:00

What could be better? A blue-sky day of rugby on green fields! Pull on the boots to have a run on the paddock with your mates. Or sit back and soak up the spirit of mateship and love of the game. Then

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

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

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

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 - 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

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

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

17 Sep - 09:00
Let's Talk Events

Come along to the RDE-Regional Disability with bonus Seniors Expo for a day filled with inspiration, information, and empowerment. This in-person event brings together a diverse community 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

03 Oct - 09:00
Table Tennis NT

The World Table Tennis Youth Contender Darwin is a four day international junior table tennis tournament earning world ranking points for participants. It will be held at Marrara Indoor Stadium and

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

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

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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