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Celebrate Territory Day Events

Join in the fun as Territorians have a cracking time to celebrate everything they love about this incredible place.

From the Top End down to the Red Centre, there will be free, family-friendly events with concerts, community BBQs and fireworks on this Territory Day.

Check out the information below to find a signature or community event near you. Remember, leave personal fireworks at home.

Signature Events

Alice Springs

Where: Blatherskite Park

Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Fireworks: Official Fireworks display at 8pm

What's Happening:

Alice Springs, Territory Day celebrations will be delivered in partnership with the annual Alice Springs Show, for an extra-busy couple of days of fun. Australia’s hottest party band, Chunky Custard, will lead the charge on the Territory Day stage with their ’70s and Beyond Show. They will be joined by Tanzanian rapper, musician and hip-hop artist Katanga Junior.

Watch the skies for the return of the popular skydiver with the Territory Flag. With a Welcome to Country, there will be kids activities, a side show alley and more!

The Alice Springs Territory Day event will be delivered in partnership with the annual Alice Springs Show.

Getting there:

Free public transport is available for the public to attend Territory Day celebrations as a part of the Alice Springs Show at Blatherskite Park on 1 July. Click on the button below for free routes and service timetables.

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Darwin

Where: Mindil Beach

Time: 4pm - 8:30pm

Fireworks: Official Fireworks display at 8:15pm

What's Happening:

Aussie supergroup Australian Rock Collective will lead the line-up at a concert at iconic Mindil Beach. Featuring members of legendary Aussie bands Spiderbait, Jet, Powderfinger, You Am I and The Wrights, expect one electrifying rock and roll extravaganza

Australian Rock Collective will be supported by Aussie songstress Caiti Baker, DRAFTDAY, DJ Lady Kay, Lena Kellie, Mandy Garling, and Alice Cotton.

Darwin-based, ARIA-nominated producer Kuya James will also bring together the voices of Melanie Mununggurr & Noni Eather, Emcille, Saranya, and Phlthebeat in different sets.

The Mindil Beach Sunset Markets will be in full swing, make a night of it with the family.

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Getting there:

Free public transport is available for the public to attend Territory Day celebrations at Mindil Beach on 1 July. Free routes and service timetables are below.

There will be limited accessible parking at Mindil Beach.

Community Events

Alyangula (Groote Eylandt)

Where: Alyangula Front Beach
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening:
Official Fireworks display at 7pm.

Berry Springs

Where: Berry Springs Recreation Reserve
Time: 6pm - 8pm
What's Happening: Official Fireworks display at 7:30pm.

Coomalie

Where: Batchelor Oval
Time: 6pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Celebrate with a BBQ and Official Fireworks display at 7pm.

Dundee Beach

Where: Dundee Beach Foreshore (Lodge)
Time: 5pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Celebrate with a BBQ and Official Fireworks display at 7pm.

Galiwin’ku

Where: Town Beach (Beach Camp)
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Official Fireworks display from 7pm.

Jabiru

Where: Lake Jabiru Park
Time: From 6pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Celebrate with a BBQ and an Official Fireworks display at 7pm.

Kalkarindji Daguragu

Where: Kalkarindji School Oval
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Official Fireworks display from 7pm.

Katherine

Where: Katherine Showgrounds
Time: 4:30pm - 8.30pm
Fireworks: From 8pm
What's Happening: Featuring food, entertainment and music. Official Fireworks display at 8pm.

Maningrida

Where: Maningrida Oval
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Celebrate with a BBQ and an Official Fireworks display at 7pm.

Nhulunbuy

Where: Hindle Oval 1 & 2
Time: 5pm - 8:30pm
What's Happening: Featuring food, entertainment and performances from King Stingray and Harry & the Walkers. Official Fireworks display at 8:15pm.

Palmerston

Where: Goodline Park (Palmerston Raiders)
Time: 5pm - 8pm
What's Happening: Featuring food, music and an Official Fireworks display ay 7:30pm.

Pine Creek

Where: Jimmy Ah Toy Oval
Event Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Official Fireworks display from 7pm.

Tennant Creek

Where: Tennant Creek Basketball Courts
Event Time: 5pm - 8:30pm
What's Happening: Featuring food and performances from the Desert Eagles, Newboys, Barkly Drifters, MB Reggae and WMC Allstars. Official Fireworks display from 8:30pm.

Tiwi Islands

Where: Stan Tipiloura Oval, Wurrumiyanga
Event Time: 2pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Celebrate with a BBQ, sport and rec activities and an Official Fireworks display at 7pm.

Wagait Beach

Where: Cloppenburg Park
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
What's Happening: Celebrate with a BBQ and an Official Fireworks display at 7pm.

Yuendumu

Where: Yuendumu Football Oval
Time & Program: TBC

Yulara

Where: Yulara Sports Ground
Event Time: 6:30pm
What's Happening:
Official Fireworks display from 6:45pm.