Festivals & events
Join us under twinkling lights and amongst ancient landscapes to discover the festivals and events that make the Northern Territory come alive.
NT event highlights
Alice Springs & Surrounds2 – 4 September 2022
Meet us in the middle for Red CentreNATS, an automotive lifestyle festival celebrating all things wheels.
Darwin Cup Carnival
Darwin & SurroundsMonday 1 August 2022
The pinnacle of Top End racing is the Great Northern Darwin Cup.
2021 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards
Darwin & Surrounds7 August 2021 – 7 February 2022
- Until 7 February 2022 - 10am –4pm daily MAGNT Darwin.
Tatts Finke Desert Race
Alice Springs & Surrounds10 – 13 June 2022
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.
Desert Mob MarketPlace
Alice Springs & SurroundsSaturday 10 September 2022
Explore and purchase artworks from over 30 participating Central Australian Art Centres and share in the artist’ stories and culture.
Opera Australia 2022
Uluru & Surrounds20 – 22 May 2022
Opera Australia will be returning to Uluru to deliver an exciting program of four magnificent performances.
Desert Festival 2022
Alice Springs & Surrounds22 September – 2 October 2022
Red Hot Arts Central Australia is excited to welcome you to Desert Festival 2022.