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
Darwin Street Art Festival
Darwin & Surrounds20 May 2020 – 30 September 2021
The Darwin Street Art Festival in an annual event located in the Darwin CBD, Waterfront & Cullen Bay.
Million Dollar Fish Season 6
Darwin & Surrounds1 October 2020 – 31 March 2021
It’s no secret that the Territory’s home to some of the best fishing in Australia.
Outback Cycling Easter
Alice Springs & Surrounds1 – 4 April 2021
Outback Cycling Easter is a multi-day mountain bike race.
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.
Parrtjima - A Festival in Light
Alice Springs & Surrounds8 – 17 April 2021
Parrtjima is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind.
Alice Springs & Surrounds3 – 5 September 2021
The ultimate festival of wheels returns to the Red Centre.
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.
Opera Australia 2021
Uluru & Surrounds17 – 19 September 2021
Opera Australia will be returning to Uluru to deliver an exciting program of four magnificent performances.
Mindil Beach Sunset Market
Darwin & Surrounds28 May 2020 – 28 October 2021
The Mindil Beach Sunset Market is the heart of Darwin's cultural melting pot and truly epitomises the word 'multicultural'.
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.
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.