Festivals & events
NT event highlights
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair
Darwin & Surrounds6 – 8 August 2021
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair offers a rich exchange of art, culture, and ideas with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across Australia.
Katherine & Surrounds11 – 13 June 2021
The annual Barunga Festival celebrates Indigenous community life through music, sport and culture, with an outstanding music lineup.
Alice Springs & Surrounds3 – 5 September 2021
The ultimate festival of wheels returns to the Red Centre.
Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards
Darwin & Surrounds7 August 2021 – 6 February 2022
The Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) is Australia’s longest running and most prestigious Indigenous art awards that captures the attention of the nation.
Nitro Up North
Darwin & SurroundsFriday 18 June 2021
Don’t miss Nitro Up North at the 2021 Merlin Darwin Triple Crown.
Darwin Fringe Festival
Darwin & Surrounds2 – 11 July 2021
Showcasing work in every genre you can think of (and a few that might be made up), the Darwin Fringe Festival is a community arts festival with bite.
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.
Superfast Tunes - Bernard Fanning, Ball Park Music, Alice Ivy
Darwin & SurroundsSaturday 19 June 2021
BERNARD FANNING / BALL PARK MUSIC / ALICE IVY live in concert.
Darwin & Surrounds5 – 22 August 2021
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 Street Art Festival
Darwin & Surrounds30 August – 10 September 2021
The Darwin Street Art Festival in an annual event .
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.
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