skip to main content

Railway Heritage Picnic Day

Alice Springs Darwin Katherine Ulu r u Kings Canyon

Enjoy a picnic on the Adelaide River just like railway workers of old and get involved in games like tug-o-war, sack races and more!

Observe the quaint tradition of Railway Heritage Picnic Day - a day of leisure, food, and games on the Adelaide River. Originally designated a public holiday for hardworking railway workers, today Railway Heritage Picnic Day is a celebration of the heritage of the Adelaide River township south of Darwin.

Join the fun of games including tug-o-war, sack and three-legged races, or egg and spoon races.

Walk around and explore the lily-studded reservoir, or discover the historical exhibits in the Sidney Williams Exhibition Hall. Enjoy traditional railway food and drinks served in the refreshment rooms at the Adelaide River Railway Heritage Precinct.

  • Information

    Event date

    Monday 6 August 2018

    Event type

    • Exhibition and Shows
    • Festivals and Celebrations

    Opening times

    Event starts at 10am and finishes at 2pm.

    Entry cost

    Free entry

    Facilities

    • Public Toilet
  • Map

    Map

    What's nearby

    Explore the NT
    Road tripsFlight paths

Fly free with our Outback travel partners

Keep in touch

Sign up to receive the latest news, deals and travel information about the Northern Territory. Data privacy statement