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
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.
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 Triple Crown Supercars
Darwin & Surrounds18 – 20 June 2021
The Darwin Triple Crown returns to Hidden Valley with more motorsport than ever in 2021.
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.
Field of Light Uluru
Uluru & Surrounds1 March 2018 – 30 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.
Opera Australia 2021
Uluru & Surrounds17 – 19 September 2021
Opera Australia will be returning to Uluru to deliver an exciting program of four magnificent performances.
People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS
Darwin & SurroundsSaturday 15 May 2021
Back on the beach in 2021, People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival is set to be not only the biggest, but the best the Territory’s ever had.
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 2020 – 31 January 2021
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.
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