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 Show & Rodeo
Katherine & Surrounds16 – 17 July 2021
The Katherine Show is the largest community event in Katherine.
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.
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.
Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Alice Springs & Surrounds25 – 28 June 2021
The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is a quirky and unique community event bringing together crafters across the country to Central Australia to celebrate the humble head-warmer.
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.
Mindil Beach Sunset Market
Darwin & Surrounds29 April – 28 October 2021
The Mindil Beach Sunset Market is the heart of Darwin's cultural melting pot and truly epitomises the word 'multicultural'.
Opera Australia 2021
Uluru & Surrounds17 – 19 September 2021
Opera Australia will be returning to Uluru to deliver an exciting program of four magnificent performances.
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 Street Art Festival
Darwin & Surrounds30 August – 10 September 2021
The Darwin Street Art Festival in an annual event .