Events

07 May

Mothers’ Day Saltwater Craft Fair

Sunday 7 May from 9am to 2pm

With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Saltwater Craft Fair is the perfect opportunity for you to find that special gift for mum.

There will be plenty of unique handmade cards, as well as gift boxes of bath salts, organic facial scrubs and body sponges.IMG_3149

There is always a colourful array of hand dyed and printed fabrics at the Tactile Arts Saltwater Craft Fairs, including silk scarves, tea towels and cushion covers of all colours and styles.

You will have silver, glass and woven jewellery to choose from, just to name a few, as well as ceramic plates, platters and tea cups that would make a beautiful and personal gift.

13 May

Free movie under the stars – Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG) Saturday 13 May 2017 at 7pm

Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this Dry Season with our free monthly movies, returning Saturday 13 May.Alice Through The Looking Glass

The first film of the season will be Alice Through the Looking Glass, screening on the peninsula lawns from 7pm.

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax on the Waterfront lawns under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or pack a homemade picnic dinner yourself.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.
This is an alcohol and glass free event.

20 May

The Darwin Symphony Orchestra – Opera Gala

Saturday 20 May 2017 at 6:30pm

The Darwin Symphony Orchestra  heads outdoors to the glorious setting of the Darwin Waterfront as they present the first of their outdoor concerts for the season. TNP_4940

What better way to celebrate the dry season than to be serenaded by four of Australia’s leading operatic voices including Cheryl Barker, Jacqueline Dark, Bradley Daley and Warwick Fyfe accompanied by your very own Darwin Symphony Orchestra.

Featuring some of the world’s most glorious music ever written for the voice, this is a must see, gold coin event.

Commencing at 6:30pm with the fireworks finale at 8:45pm.

27 May

Harmony Soiree

Saturday 27 May 2017 from 4pm to 8:30pm

Celebrate Darwin’s rich and diverse multicultural community at the Harmony Soiree on Saturday 27 May from 4pm to 8:30pm.IMG_5933

Enjoy food, entertainment and family-friendly activities from different parts of the globe. Learn how to play Greek musical instruments, make Chinese dumplings or play Gaelic football.

In the evening, beautifully decorated lanterns will be released into the lagoon and the event will conclude with a spectacular fireworks finale.

24 Jun

Free movie under the stars – Trolls

Trolls (PG) Saturday 24 June 2017 at 7pmTrolls

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Together, this mismatched duo embarks on a rescue mission full of adventure and mishaps.

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax on the Waterfront lawns under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or pack a homemade picnic dinner yourself.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.
This is an alcohol and glass free event.

08 Jul

Free movie under the stars – The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets (PG) Saturday 8 July 2017 at 7pm

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.Secret Life of Pets

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax on the Waterfront lawns under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or pack a homemade picnic dinner yourself.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.
This is an alcohol and glass free event.

 

26 Aug

Free movie under the stars – The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur (PG) Saturday 26 August 2017 at 7pm

In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax on the Waterfront lawns under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or pack a homemade picnic dinner yourself.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.
This is an alcohol and glass free event.

16 Sep

Free movie under the stars – The BFG

BFG

The BFG (PG) Saturday 16 September 2017 at 7pm

An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax on the Waterfront lawns under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or pack a homemade picnic dinner yourself.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.
This is an alcohol and glass free event.

07 Oct

Free movie under the stars – Finding Dory

Finding Dory

Finding Dory (PG) Saturday 7 October 2017 at 7pm

The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax on the Waterfront lawns under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or pack a homemade picnic dinner yourself.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.
This is an alcohol and glass free event.

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