17 Dec

Santa Visits the Wave Lagoon


On Sunday 17 December, Santa will be at the Darwin Waterfront between 11am and 2pm.

Put on your togs and get ready to join the Santa Fest in the Wave Lagoon. Enjoy loads of fun including a disco party and dance competitions, circus fun, glitter tattoos, prizes up for grabs and Christmas treats from Santa!

Santa will also make an appearance at precinct restaurants and cafes. Normal entry fees apply to the Wave Lagoon.

Click here for Christmas trail and colouring-in competition form.

Terms and conditions.

31 Dec

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Darwin Waterfront


This New Year’s Eve the Darwin Waterfront presents an exhilarating line up of free entertainment for the whole family, including two spectacular fireworks displays at 9pm and midnight.Loe Res - Darwin Waterfrton NYE 2015-6903-12

Family fun will commence from 5pm with two Nick Jr.’s PAW Patrol ‘Ready for Action’ shows and a meet & greet, face glitters, balloon twisting and roving entertainment to wow the little ones and young families.

Local artists Josh Wyatt and Max Fredricks will feature along with the incredible DJ duo Hello Bass & Von Lit who will MC and keep the crowd entertained throughout the evening.

From 9:30pm The Choirboys’ Mark Gable, Taxi Ride’s Jason Singh and Australian singer-songwriter Dean Ray will grace the main stage with all oftheir well-loved tunes, including ‘Run to Paradise’, ‘Creepin’ Up Slowly’ and ‘Call It A Day’.

Singer-songwriter, Craig Phillips, will welcome in the New Year after the headline acts with classic alternative and country rock cover songs.

Pack a picnic dinner, blanket and chairs and relax on the lawns for all of the celebrations or grab a bite to eat from one of the food stalls serving delicious offerings. Eskies are welcome, but no glass or alcohol is permitted.

The festivities will continue on New Year’s Day with a free live concert from ‘The Fame Junkies’ band who will perform classics from the 60’s to today’s latest chart topping hits from 12noon to 4pm.

31 Dec

Christmas at the Darwin Waterfront

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The Darwin Waterfront is bringing the magic of Christmas to life every night in December from 7pm to 10pm.

Enjoy the majestical lighting display illuminating the parklands every evening,

Enter through the ‘Twinkle Palms’ and find your way to the ‘Waterfront Woodland Walk’, where raintrees are lit with every colour imaginable.

Visit Santa’s Snow Station to experience a white Christmas every half hour (7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm, 9pm, 9.30pm and 10pm),

Make a wish at the ‘Christmas tree of lights’ made up of over one thousand white lights.

Take a photo of Candy Cane Lane, or absorb the Christmas atmosphere a little longer and dine at one of the many restaurants, treat the kids to an ice cream or indulge in a crepe!

Christmas at the Darwin Waterfront map

Click here for Christmas trail and colouring-in competition form.

Terms and conditions.

01 Jan

New Year’s Day Celebrations


Spend New Year’s Day with your friends and family, soaking up the New Year energy with a free live concert by The Fame Junkies on the lawns at the Darwin Waterfront from 12noon to 4pm.

Enjoy a picnic or swim by the tranquil tropical harbour side while basking in the sounds of Scott Murphy, Dave Horne and Dan Ferguson performing classics from the 60’s to today’s latest chart toppers.

Please remember, no glass or alcohol is permitted on the lawns.

08 Jan

January school holiday activities

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Keep the kids entertained these January school holidays with free activities on every week day from 10am to 12pm (midday) from Monday 8 to Thursday 25 January 2018 at the Darwin Waterfront.

The free fun will include a magic work shop, waterslides, bubble sports, sailing and surf life saving in the Recreation Lagoon, sand art, balloon twisting, kids disco, AFLNT Auskick and come ‘n’ try hockey.

January School Holidays Calendar