Events

19 Apr

Easter Saturday Family Fun Day

Dont miss the free family fun this Easter Saturday at Darwin Waterfront!

• Have a photo taken with Easter Bunny
• Life. Be In It games
• Jumping castles and waterslides
• Easter Art & Crafts
• Free face painting

Pack a picnic for the parklands or choose from a variety of food also available from local restaurants and cafes.

The Wave Lagoon is open from 10am to 6pm.
Family pass just $18 (Up to 2 adults and 3 children).

19 Apr

Free Beginners Tai Chi

 Saturday 19 April 2014

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am each Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.
Bring your own waterbottle, towel and sun protection.

20 Apr

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

Sunday 20 April 2014 - 9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

Please note that Aqua Zumba will be cancelled if it rains; check the Darwin Waterfront Facebook page closer to the time.

26 Apr

Free Beginners Tai Chi

Saturday 26 April 2014

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am each Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.
Bring your own waterbottle, towel and sun protection.

27 Apr

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

Sunday 27 April 2014 - 9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

Please note that Aqua Zumba will be cancelled if it rains; check the Darwin Waterfront Facebook page closer to the time.

03 May

Free Beginners Tai Chi

Saturday 3 May 2014 – 7am

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am each Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.
Bring your own waterbottle, towel and sun protection.

04 May

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

 Sunday 4 May  2014  -  9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

Please note that Aqua Zumba will be cancelled if it rains; check the Darwin Waterfront Facebook page closer to the time.

04 May

Sundays Live at the Lagoon – Dave Garnham

Sunday 12pm to 4pm
Enjoy free local music on the Darwin Waterfront lawns each Sunday from 12pm to 4pm.
Pack a picnic or enjoy offerings from local retailers as you sit and unwind to the sounds of a different musician each week. Suitable for all ages and music tastes.
Sunday May 4 – Dave Garnham

09 May

Evening Saltwater Craft Fair

 

Work by Darwin’s best artisans and craftspeople will be on sale at evening Saltwater Craft Fair at the Darwin Waterfront. On May 9th from 4pm- 8pm, the evening Saltwater Craft Fair will showcase some of the most talented craftspeople in the NT. All work on sale is original and handmade. Everything – from the pottery, to silk painting, to glass bead jewelry – has been crafted here in the NT.
Stalls will include paintings, prints, pottery, sculptures, mosaics, handmade soaps, textiles, glass in many forms, and silver jewelry.
Many of the stall-holders are local exhibiting artists, so it’s a great chance to pick up first-hand work by someone you’ve always admired, and meet the artist. A combination of the best kind of art gallery and the laid-back ambience of a Darwin, the evening Saltwater Craft Fair gives everyone a chance to get a gift for Mother’s Day.
4pm – 8pm
Darwin Waterfront Peninsula Lawns
Paid parking applies, click here for parking options.

10 May

Free Beginners Tai Chi

Saturday 10 May – 7am

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am each Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.
Bring your own waterbottle, towel and sun protection.

11 May

Aqua Zumba Fittness Class

Sunday 11 May  2014  -  9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

Please note that Aqua Zumba will be cancelled if it rains; check the Darwin Waterfront Facebook page closer to the time.

13 May

3rd AsiaPacfic Outgames – Dinner Under the Stars

The Asia Pacific Outgames brings together lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) athletes, Human Rights forum attendees, friends and other interested persons from the region in unprecedented numbers for a celebration of sport, culture and human rights. In the spirit of inclusiveness the event is open to anyone regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

The official Dinner Under the Stars will be located at Darwin Waterfront with three participating restaurants located next to each other (il lido, Hot Tamale & Antiquity) and offer sweeping views over the Recreation Lagoon, Darwin Convention Centre and Wave Lagoon.

All restaurants offer:

  • Entree + main course + 1 glass of house wine (red or white) or 1 glass of beer or two non-alcoholic drinks

or

  • Main course + dessert + 1 glass of house wine (red or white) or glass of beer or two non-alcoholic drinks

Gluten free and vegetarian options available at all restaurants.

Disclaimer: On the night will be a ‘special menu’ for the event – which is a restricted menu, as this will ensure that the participating restaurants have enough stock and can get meals out quickly to a large group. Unless otherwise specified, your table is reserved for outdoor dining.

Date: Tuesday 13th May; from 6:30 PM
Price: $ 49 per person

Click here for more information.

17 May

Free Movie Under the Stars – Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2

Experience the magic of moonlite cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this Dry Season on Saturday 17 May.

The first film of the season will be Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 (G), screening on the peninsula lawns this weekend from 7pm.

Bring your own picnic blanket and relax under the stars with family and friends as you try dinner specials available from local businesses or enjoy a homemade picnic.

Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns and are reminded to park in the Kitchener Drive Multi-Storey Car Park free for the first two hours, then $2 for three hours and just $4 for four hours. Alternatively parking is available in the city with a short walk option across the Smith Street Sky Bridge to Darwin Waterfront.

17 May

Free Beginners Tai Chi

Saturday 17 May – 7am

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am each Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.
Bring your own waterbottle, towel and sun protection.

18 May

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

Sunday 18  May  2014  -  9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

Please note that Aqua Zumba will be cancelled if it rains; check the Darwin Waterfront Facebook page closer to the time.

24 May

Darwin Symphony Orchestra – FREE Concert & Fireworks

OPERA GALA

The Darwin Symphony Orchestra and the Darwin Waterfront Corporation bring you a spectacular evening of Opera joined by Australia’s Opera superstars: Rosario La Spina, Nicole Car, Jacqueline Dark and Andrew Jones. Conducted by Matthew Wood.

Pack a picnic and enjoy the Darwin Waterfront’s tropical surrounds whilst listening to the passionate sounds of Puccini, Rossini, Mozart, Saint-Saens, Delibes and Bizet’s blockbuster Carmen. Concluding with a finale of fireworks to end the evening.

Join us at 5.30pm to meet the instruments of the Orchestra.

Takeaway food is also available for sale. Patrons are asked not to bring glass. Eskies welcome, no alcohol or glass is permitted. The Darwin Waterfront is a smoke free environment.

Paid parking applies at Darwin Waterfront. Park 2 hrs free in the Kitchener Drive Multi-Storey Car Park or $2 for 3 hrs or $4 for 4hrs. Or park in the city and take the short walk across the Smith Street Skybridge.

24 May

Free Beginners Tai Chi

Saturday 24 May – 7am

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am each Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.
Bring your own waterbottle, towel and sun protection.

25 May

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

Sunday 25  May  2014  -  9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

Please note that Aqua Zumba will be cancelled if it rains; check the Darwin Waterfront Facebook page closer to the time.

31 May

Darwin Waterfront Harmony Soiree 2014

Celebrate our thriving and successful multicultural community in 2014 by joining the picnic atmosphere at the Darwin Waterfront.

There will be food, entertainment, come and try activities and you can make a floating lantern which can be a part of the flotilla.

Harmony Day is a chance for us all to celebrate the cultural diversity which represents who we are as Territorians, and is central to our wonderful Territory lifestyle. Harmony Day celebrations provide all Territorians with an opportunity to reflect on our common values of community participation, inclusion, respect and a sense of belonging for all.

The Territory is a unique blend of the oldest living culture on earth and migrants from all over the world. Our diversity makes the Territory an interesting and vibrant place to live and our acceptance of people regardless of their background is something we can be proud of. The Territory is truly a place where everybody belongs.

Click here to view poster.

Come along, enjoy the festival atmosphere and be a part of the Soiree on Saturday 31 May 2014 from 4pm at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct.

14 Jun

James Blunt performing live

Wednesday 04 Jun 2014, 8.00pm

 The Frontier Touring Company is delighted to announce the return of James Blunt to Australia and New Zealand in 2014. Beginning the tour in Auckland, Blunt and his band will then visit every state in Australia for a very special run of shows in May/June next year, with guests Busby Marou.

Darwin Convention Centre

Full Price: $98.55

Click here to purchase tickets.

29 Jun

Sunflower Dash – Leukaemia Foundation Fundraiser

Sunday 29 June, 10am

The Sunflower Dash is a cheery fundraising event by the Leukaemia Foundation to bring sunshine to the lives of people with blood cancer. 
Finding a sunny side to life can be hard when blood cancer shadows your days.

Sign up and get sponsored to brave the elements in a fun dash down the Waterfront with family and friends while  wearing sunflowers and a smile!

For more information please call 1800 500 088.

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