Darwin 2015 Calendar

The Darwin 2015 Calendar of sports, festivals, markets,open days and just about anything else that is happening around Darwin this year.  

Add your event to the calendar here, whether it's fund raising, a fishing competition, a floral show or a fridge festival, there's room for everyone.



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Darwin Time and Date

Chinese New Year
Year of the Ram Starts February 19


 Click on the Event Name for more detailed information, only dates and locations are shown on this page. Dates for some events are still to be finalized and will be published as they become available.

Regular weekly events

Market Days

Open Days 2015 Calendar

Take advantage of the opportunity to see some special places.

Annual NT Anniverseries, Festivals & Shows

January February March April May June
July August September October November December

January

  • Australia Day
    City of Darwin
    Australia Day Awards Event
    Monday 26 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Darwin Entertainment Centre

    A full weekend of activities around Darwin
    check the website for details.
  • Oz Fusion
    a celebration of multicultural performances
    5.00pm to 8.00pm
    26 January
    Kalymnian Hall
    Batten Rd, Marrara
    Contact Ron on 0412 314 517
  • February

  • Goyder's Day
    Deckchair Cinema
    Darwin
    4.30pm 4th February 2015
  • Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin
    Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park,
    Darwin
    9.30am
    19th February 2015
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  • Women's Wisdom
    Celebrating International Women's Day
    Theatre by CemNTworx with dinner by MSK (BYO)
    Chambers Crescent Theatre, Malak
    7pm 28 February 2015
    Tickets & Info 8945 7347 or mail@darwincommunityarts.org.au
  • March

  • Enchanted Moments Wedding Expo
    Holiday Inn
    The Esplanade TBA March 2015
  • Clean Up Australia Day
    Registrations open in February
    The Great Northern Australia Cleanup is usually in September
  • Darwin Flight Centre Travel Expo
    Darwin Convention Centre
    Sunday 08 March 2015 / 9am to 3pm
    Admission is free
  • Darwin Symphony Orchestra
    Darwin Entertainment Centre
    Events To be Announced
    2015
    contact 04 662 553 51
  • Congolese Fashion Show
    Arts Exhibitions
    Congolese yummy Food

    Chambers Crescent Theatre, DCA MALAK(Darwin)
    18:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Saturday 14th March 2015
    Contacts: President Edouard Ndjoku Ndjamba on 0469183960 email aclcis@yahoo.fr
    Secretary: Frederic Wangezono on 0470232163 valerycolo@yahoo.fr
    Or Annie Nkiere ON 0469208091 or email alokangaka@yahoo.com
  • Harmony Day
    FREE Community Event
    For children aged infants to 5 years
    Malak Community Hall
    Malak Crescent
    9.00am to 12.00pm Wednesday 18 March 2015
    (National Harmony Day is 21 March)
  • T4321 - Tea For Trisomy 21
    World Down Syndrome Day
    Down Syndrome Association NT office
    Rapid Creek Business Village
    10am 21 March 2015
    dsant@octa4.net.au
    ph; 89856222
  • April

  • Easter Weekend
    Friday 3 to Monday 6 April 2015
  • ANZAC Day
    Saturday 25 April 2015
  • Katherine Music Week
    Katherine
    April 2015

  • Deckchair Cinema Opening Night
    Darwin Wharf
    April, 2015

  • Mindil Beach Markets
    Opening Night 2015
    24 April

  • Open Cockpit Day
    Aviation Heritage Centre
    Stuart Highway
    April
  • May

  • Sea Breeze Festival
    Sat 2rd May 2015
    Nightcliff Jetty & Cliff Tops
  • Darwin Life & Home Expo
    Darwin Showgrounds
    To be confirmed
    Saturday May 2rd
    Sunday May 3 th
    9am to 4pm each day.
  • May Day Monday 4 May
  • Daly Waters Rodeo, Campdraft and Gymkhana
    Daly Waters Rodeo Grounds, Daly Waters
    May Day Weekend 2015
    Tel: 08 8975 9936
  • Fred's Pass Rural Show
    Freds Pass Reserve
    Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May 2015
  • Darwin 4WD Camping Expo
    Darwin Showgrounds
    May, 2015
  • The Italian Festival Darwin
    Civic Park, Darwin CBD
    2pm till late
    9 May 2015
  • Saltwater Craft Fair
    Waterfront Precinct, Darwin CBD
    10am to 2pm
    10 May 2015
  • Garrmalang Festival
    Darwin Entertainment Centre
    Mitchell St Darwin
    22-24 May 2015
  • BASSINTHEGRASS
    Darwin Ampitheatre
    Saturday 23th May 2015
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  • Tracy Village Family Fun Day
    28 Tambling Terrace
    24th May 2015
  • The Darwin Eisteddfod
    Darwin Entertainment Centre
    May 2015
  • The Waterfront Harmony Soiree
    Darwin Waterfront
    30 May 2015
  • Tropical Gardens Spectacular
    30-31 May 2015
    Darwin Botanic gardens
  • Merrepen Arts Festival
    Daly River
    To be confirmed 29-30 May, 2015
  • June

  • The Top Half Folk Festival
    Mary River Park
    Arnhem Highway NT
    th June
  • Barunga Festival
    Barunga is located 70kms south of Katherine on the Central Arnhem Highway
    5 – 7 June 2015
  • Adelaide River Show,
    Adelaide River
    5th, 6th, 7th June 2015
  • Greek Glenti
    Bicentennial Park
    The Esplanade
    June 2015
  • Katherine Fringe Festival
    Various Venues
    June 2015
    Katherine Regional Arts
  • NT Orchid Spectacular
    Foskey Pavillion
    Darwin Showgrounds
    June
  • World Refugee Day Festival
    Details to be confirmed
    Saturday 20th June
  • India at Mindil Beach Darwin
    India@Mindil

  • India@Mindil
    Indian Cultural Festival
    Mindil Beach
    20 June
  • Pine Creek Goldrush
    Goldpanning Championships
    Art Exhibition Friday
    Goldpanning & Heritage Ball Saturday
    June 2015
  • Borroloola Gulf Show
    Borroloola Sports Grounds
    Friday 26 June 2015
  • Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Touring Pro Series
    Robbie Robbins Reserve
    Berrimah
    June 2015
  • Arnhemland Bird Week
    Maningrida
    June - July 2015
  • July

  • Territory Day Fireworks
    Beaches around Darwin
    1 July 2015
  • Alice Springs Show Day
    Friday 3 July 2015
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  • Gangsters Ball
    Berry Springs Hall
    Saturday 4 July 2015
  • Darwin City Muster
    Gardens Ampitheatre, Darwin
    Held every 2 years -
  • Tennant Creek Show
    Tennant Creek Showgrounds
    Friday 10 July 2015
  • Beer Can Regatta
    Mindil Beach
    Sunday 5 July 2015
    10am to about 5pm
  • Dragonfly Craft Fair
    12 July 2015.
    Museum grounds, Bullocky Point
  • Katherine & District Show
    Katherine Showgrounds
    Friday 17 July 2015
  • Darwin Rollergirls' Royal Roller Show
    Marrara Indoor Stadium.
    10 Abala Road, Marrara. NT
    July 2015
  • Royal Darwin Agricultural Show
    Darwin Showgrounds
    Friday 24 July 2015
  • 2015 Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award and Exhibition
    Parliament House
    July to August 2015
  • August

  • Nesian Pride 2015
    Darwin High School Ampitheatre
    1 August 2015
  • Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball
    Little Mindil Lawns at SKYCITY.
    Saturday 1 August 2015
  • LingaLonga Festival
    Batchelor
    Friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August 2015.
  • Garma Festival
    Gulkula
    Arnhemland, NT
    31 July-3 August 2015
  • Katherine Festival
    Katherine
    08 - 22 August 2015 TBC
  • Darwin Festival
    Darwin
    6-23 August 2015
  • Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award
    Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
    19 Conacher Street
    August to November 2015.
  • Cyprus Food and Wine Festival
    Cyprus Function Centre
    30 Batten Road, Marrara
    22 August 2015
  • Darwin Championship Rodeo
    Robbie Robins Reserve
    Stuart Highway, Berrimah
    August 2015
  • Charles Darwin University Open Day
    23 August 10am-4pm
    Entry is free.
    Ellengowan Drive
    August
  • National Indigenous Music Awards
    August 2015
    Gardens Ampitheatre
    Darwin
  • Barrio Fiesta
    Filipino Community Centre
    Batten Road
    Marrara
    August 2015
  • September

  • Darwin Boat & Leisure Show
    Darwin Convention Centre
    September 2015
  • Palmerston Festival
    September 2015
    Palmerston
  • Nightcliff Orchid Society Annual Spring Show
    Wesleyan Church
    George Brown Botanical Gardens
    Gardens Rd
    September
  • October

  • NT Children's Week
    October 2015
  • Darwin Open Garden Scheme
    Enjoy the best NT gardens
    2015 gardens here...
  • November

  • Fist Full of Films
    Not on in 2015 due to lack of funding


    Our Journey from Darwin Community Arts on Vimeo.


  • Saltwater Craft Fair
    Darwin Waterfront
    Sunday 22 November
    10am to 2pm
    Tactile Arts
  • Rights on Show 2015
    Supreme Court State Square Darwin
    Opening Night 5.30 pm Thursday 26 November 2015
    2015 theme: 'SOIL - can you dig it?'
  • December

  • Lord Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
    Raintree Park, Darwin Mall
    TBA 2015
  • City of Darwin Christmas Family Fun Day
    Darwin Mall
    TBA 2015
  • Carols By Candlelight
    Darwin Amphitheatre,
    George Brown Botanical Gardens.
    Gates open at 4.30pm for a 6.30pm start.
    Fireworks from 8.30 to close at 9.00pm
    December 2015
  • New Years Eve on the Wharf
    31 December 2015
  • Sports & Racing 2015 Calendar

    Northern Territory Sports Awards
    Friday 27 March 2015
    6.00 pm – Midnight
    Darwin Convention Centre, Stokes Hill Road
    Dress: Black Tie

    Darwin Motorsports at Hidden Valley

    NT Motorsports Calendar

    NTFL Games 2014/15

  • Heineken Hottest 7s Rugby
    Austar Rugby Park
    Marrara
    24th - 25th January 2015
    www.hottest7s.com
    info@ntrugby.com.au
  • Tiwi Football Grand Final
    Bathurst Island
    March 2015 (TBC)
  • Rural Athletics Club
    Freds Pass Oval
    Season start
    March,
    PH 0408 837680
    ruralaths2009@gmail.com
  • Davis Cup QuarterFinals
    Marrara Sports Complex
    Australia V Kazakhstan
    17-19 July.
  • Australian Superbike & Supercross Championships
    Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex
    Hidden Valley Rd, Berrimah September 2015
  • Precision Motorcycles KAMFARI
    May 2015
    Various locations around Darwin
    Tel: 0408 894127
  • Pine Creek Cup
    Pine Creek Turf Club
    2 May 2015
  • Darwin Drag Racing
    Hidden Valley Motor sports Complex
    April - September 2015
  • Adelaide River Cup
    Dorat Rd
    Adelaide River
    May 2015 TBC
  • 2015 Australian Sprintcar Championships
    Northline Speedway
    Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex
    May to October Calendar TBA
  • V8 Supercars
    Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex
    19-21 June 2015
  • 2015 NT Sprint Kart Championships
    Hidden Valley Go Kart Track
    August 2015 TBC
  • 2015 Territory Quad Assoc NT Titles
    Hidden Valley
    August 2015
  • Dinah Beach Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race
    Stokes Hill Wharf
    Race Start 1100hrs,
    5 September 2015
  • Parachute ring Batchelor

  • Territory REL Week
    Boogie in Batchelor
    Batchelor Airstrip
    5th - 12th September 2015 (Bi-annual event)
  • DMCC Pony Express
    To be Announced 2015
    Tel: 0408 894127
  • Darwin Cup Carnival
    Fannie Bay Racecourse Darwin
    July/August 2015 (TBC)
  • The Boulderdash
    September 2015
    Tel: 0408 894127
  • Australian Superbike & Supercross Championships
    Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex
    Hidden Valley Rd, Berrimah
    September 2015
  • The TOUR (trailride)
    September 2015
    Tel: 0408 894127
  • Fundraising Events

    Australia's Biggest Morning Tea
    May 2015
    The official day is Thursday 28th May -
    you can host a function anytime in May or June
    Add your Biggest Morning Tea here
    For more information please call 1300 65 65 85


    The Cancer Council NT and the YMCA of the Top End are coming together to hold a 'Biggest Morning Tea' and an "Afternoon Tea' for Mother's Day.

    Where: YMCA Palmerston Water Park
    When: Friday May 8th
    Time: Morning Tea 10am - 12pm
    Afternoon Tea 3pm - 5pm

    More Details Here


    Have some fun & Support Cancer Council

    Local celebrity chef Chung Jae Lee and winemaker extraordinaire Chester Osborn on their journey from McLaren Vale to Seoul live in Darwin.

    Wednesday 29th April @ Elan Soho Suites, 31 Woods Street.
    Pre Dinner Drinks from 6.30pm.
    Cost $180 per person

    Part proceeds going to Cancer Council NT