Festivals & events
NT event highlights
Opera Australia 2021
Uluru & Surrounds17 – 19 September 2021
Opera Australia will be returning to Uluru to deliver an exciting program of four magnificent performances.
Darwin & SurroundsSaturday 15 May 2021
Soak up the sun, sand and good vibes at Darwin's favourite beachside music festival BASSINTHEGRASS.
Mindil Beach Sunset Market
Darwin & Surrounds28 May 2020 – 28 October 2021
The Mindil Beach Sunset Market is the heart of Darwin's cultural melting pot and truly epitomises the word 'multicultural'.
Tatts Finke Desert Race
Alice Springs & Surrounds11 – 14 June 2021
The iconic Finke Desert Race is an off-road, multi terrain two day race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads through desert country from Alice Springs to the small Aputula (Finke) community.
Parramatta Eels v Brisbane Broncos
Darwin & SurroundsFriday 23 April 2021
The Territory Eels return to Darwin to take on the Brisbane Broncos in a Round 7 Anzac Round blockbuster at TIO Stadium.
Field of Light Uluru
Uluru & Surrounds2 March 2018 – 31 December 2021
The Field of Light art installation, a global phenomenon by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro, has come ‘home’ to the place that inspired it - Uluru.
Parrtjima - A Festival in Light
Alice Springs & Surrounds9 – 18 April 2021
Parrtjima is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind.
2021 Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta
Alice Springs & SurroundsSaturday 21 August 2021
The Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta is a fun, quirky and eclectic ‘boat’-racing festival held annually on the dry sandy bed of the Todd River in downtown Alice Springs, Northern Territory - the only dry river boating regatta in the world.
Merlin Darwin Triple Crown Supercars
Darwin & Surrounds18 – 20 June 2021
The Merlin Darwin Triple Crown returns to Hidden Valley with more motorsport than ever in 2021.
Darwin Street Art Festival
Darwin & Surrounds20 May 2020 – 30 September 2021
The Darwin Street Art Festival in an annual event located in the Darwin CBD, Waterfront & Cullen Bay.
Wide Open Space Festival
Alice Springs & Surrounds30 April – 2 May 2021
Wide Open Space festival is an annual 3-day music, arts and desert culture festival that has attracted audiences to the desert since 2009.