Fetes Fairs Festivals in Darwin/NT

Festival MarqueeWith over 180 events throughout the year in the Northern Territory, you will always find something worth celebrating throughout the region. The Fetes, Fairs and Festivals website is a comprehensive guide to the many community-based special events held throughout the year in Darwin and the Northern Territory.

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December 1 - Alice Springs Christmas Carnival

The Alice Springs Town Council’s Christmas Carnival permeates the Red Centre with festive fun and Christmas cheer! Todd Mall, Todd Street and the Council Lawns come alive with buskers and rambling performers to entertain into the evening. Peruse the abundant markets stalls offering an assortment of delight just in time for that ultimate Christmas bargain. Enjoy the feast of delectable global fare while meandering through the iconic Todd Mall to discover some of Alice’s talented performers. 5:00pm to 9:00pm - Todd Mall, Todd Street & Council Lawns, Alice Springs NT


December 3 - Alice Springs Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight is a community annual event, held every December at Anzac Hill Oval. It is a family friendly evening to celebrate the Christmas season with carol singing, food stalls, live entertainment and of course fireworks. This event is hosted by the Combined Churches of Alice Springs. Gates open at 6.00pm - Anzac Hill Oval Alice Springs NT


December 31 - Darwin New Year's Eve Concert and Fireworks

Ring in the New Year at Darwin Waterfront, kicking off the night at 5pm with a free outdoor concert and a fireworks spectacular at 9pm and 12 (midnight). Find a spot with a view, spread out a picnic rug or your own chairs and settle in for an evening of entertainment for the whole family. This year’s event New Year’s Eve will include Howard & Sons fireworks displays at 9pm and midnight; Family fun from 5pm to 9pm, local live music and face painting; a free live concert and a midnight fireworks display - Darwin Waterfront Darwin NT


March 31 to April 1 - Aileron Bush Weekend

Need an idea for Easter that involves fun, family and friends then why not head to Aileron for the 14th Annual Aileron Bush Weekend on the 31st March & 1st April 2018! Come and get amongst the cowboys and cowgirls as they battle it out in the extreme rodeo rough stock events. Try your luck in the notorious Mexican Donkey race. The Junior and Open Gymkhana will be held Saturday morning. An added feature for the kiddies is a jumping castle on both Saturday and Sunday!Saturday night will feature a Bush Dance, with DJ, which will keep you on the dance floor into the night. Sunday night enjoy the casual atmosphere, as the sun sets on the weekend. So pack the kids and camping gear and get your backside North-side to the Aileron Racecourse - Aileron Racecourse (130kms North of Alice Springs) NT


April 25 to 29 - Tjungu Festival

Tjungu, (pronounced tjoo-ngoo), means meeting together in local Anangu language and will celebrate the best of Australian Indigenous culture. Some of our most popular artists and ambassadors are back by popular demand. These personalities will be joined by a host of emerging and established Indigenous performers, sporting heroes, and artists, with this year’s focus on even more local performers from the Anangu people, and the surrounding lands - Yulara NT


April 28 to 30 - Wide Open Space Festival

Way out over the endless horizon is a special place….a place of wonder, a place infused with ancient stories and extraordinary characters, otherworldly sounds and rivers that run underground. A place where you’ll meet people that you’ve known forever. This place is WIDE OPEN SPACE. WOS is a unique festival in Central Australia, being held from the 28th -30th April 2017. To understand what makes it so special, you need to come to experience it for yourself. We look forward to seeing you! - Ross River Resort - 85kms East of Alice Springs NT


May 25 - Uluru Camel Cup

Join locals at this fun filled weekend of activities and experience a true Aussie outback style event. Festivities kick off at the Outback Pioneer Hotel & Bar on Friday night with boot scooting, live entertainment and the opportunity to bid on a favourite camel with the locals at the lively Camel Cup Calcutta. For dinner book your table at the Bough House Restaurant for a country style buffet dinner serving up outback fare. Saturday’s celebrated Uluru Camel Cup Race Day begins with qualifying races followed by an exciting Dash for Cash, Plate Race and the Uluru Camel Cup itself. Off the track there is plenty to see and do for the whole family with stock whip demonstrations, wheel barrow races, kids’ sack race and even a camel dung throwing competition. A kids club will be available on the day as well as lively outback-style markets. The weekend will culminate with a true blue Frock Up & Rock Up Gala Ball set under the sparkling outback night sky, complete with a red desert dance floor, light BBQ style supper and live entertainment. - Uluru NT


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