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Local Events

Darwin Local Events at your Fingertips 

Please see below some of the Darwin local events that may interest you!

Thu & Sun (Apr – Oct) Mindil Beach Sunset Markets – open 4pm – 9pm Mindil Beach
Every Friday (may-Oct) Palmerston Markets  Palmerston
Every Saturday Parap Markets – open 8am – 2pm Parap
Every Sunday Nightcliff Markets – open from 6am to 2pm Nightcliff
Every Sat & Sun  Rapid Creek Markets – open 6:30am – 1:30pm  Rapid Creek
Saturday (Apr – Oct)  Malak Markets – open 4pm – 9pm  Malak
Every Saturday Freds Pass Rural Markets- 8am – 1pm  Freds Pass Reserve
 JANUARY 2019    
24th – 25th January Hottest 7’s (Rugby) in the World Tournament  Rugby Park, Marrara
 26th January Australia Day (Festivities all over Darwin)  Darwin
26th January Australia Day Fun Run  Darwin Convention Centre 
FEBRUARY 2019    
19th Feb Bombing of Darwin Anniversary Darwin
MARCH 2019    
1st March Travel Expo Darwin Convention Centre
17th March St Patrick’s Day Shenannigans or Fiddlers Green
APRIL 2019    
10th April Good Friday  Darwin
12th April Easter Sunday Darwin
24th April  NRL Eels vs Broncos TIO Stadium 
25th April ANZAC Day Darwin
30th April Mindil Beach Sunset Markets Begin Mindil Beach
MAY 2019    
8-9th May Seabreeze Festival  Nightcliff Foreshore 
23rd May  Bass in the Grass Mindil Beach 
19th May  RSPCA Million Paws Walk  Jingili Water Gardens 
16th- 17th May Freds Pass Show  Freds Pass Show Grounds
20th May One Tropical Day Botanical Gardens
22nd – 31st May Territory of Kakadu  Kakadu 
JUNE 2019    
1st June Adelaide River Races Adelaide River
6th-7th June Greek Glenti Esplanade 
13th June AFL Gold Coast Suns vs St Kilda TIO Stadium
JULY 2019    
1st  July Territory Day Fireworks Mindil Beach Markets
3rd – 12th July Darwin Fringe Festival  Darwin
4th July Darwin Cup Carnival starts (runs until 6th August) Darwin Racecourse
17th – 19th July BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown V8’s Hidden Valley Raceway
19th  July Beer Can Regatta Mindil Beach 
23rd – 25thJuly Royal Darwin Show Darwin Show Grounds 
AUGUST 2019    
3rd August Darwin Cup Day Darwin Racecourse
7th – 9th August Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Darwin 
6th -23rd August Darwin Festival starts Darwin 
SEPTEMBER 2018    
10th – 13th September Katherine Bird Festival Katherine 
26th September Kakadu Bird Week Kakadu
OCTOBER 2019    
1st October  Million Dollar Barra Competition opens NT
26 October Mindil Beach Sunset Markets Close Mindil Beach

For more events in Darwin, please have a look at Tourism Top End