Festivals & eventsaround Darwin
Soak up relaxed vibes and balmy weather at Darwin's art and cultural events, festivals and buzzing outdoor markets.
Dreaming of palm trees and sunsets? Darwin shines when the rest of Australia is in the grip of winter. The Dry Season (May–October) serves up world-class events and exceptional weather.
Be entertained and delighted by the Darwin Festival. Indulge your sense of fun at the Beer Can Regatta. Get your hands on a variety of cuisines, art, craft and fresh tropical produce at Darwin's markets. At Mindil Market try one of the fabulous food stalls before heading onto the beach for a spectacular sunset.
Darwin event highlights
Darwin & Surrounds8 – 25 August 2024
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.
Darwin Triple Crown Supercars
Darwin & Surrounds14 – 16 June 2024
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.
Darwin & Surrounds18 – 18 May 2024
BASSINTHEGRASS is the Territory’s biggest and longest-running tropical music festival!
Million Dollar Fish Season 9
Darwin & Surrounds1 October 2023 – 31 March 2024
It’s no secret that the Territory’s home to some of the best fishing in Australia.