Events

17 Nov

Aqua Fitness

Take a splash each Sunday morning with our aqua fitness class. A dedicated instructor will guide you through a body conditioning, pool based aerobic
program.

8:30am to 9:15am.

$12 for adults | $8 for children (under 15) includes all day entry to the Wave Lagoon.

Darwin Waterfront Membership discounts apply.

Program is suitable for all fitness levels including beginners.

 

17 Nov

Nightcliff Football Club Duck Race

Have a ‘quack’ at a chance to win up to $4000 in the Nightcliff Tigers Football Club Annual Duck Race in the Wave Lagoon, this Sunday 17 November 2019 from 6pm.
 
Purchase your ducks ($10 each)  from the Camp Quality marquee at the Darwin Waterfront from 10am on Sunday 17 November or contact the football club prior on 8985 6636.
 
Three rubber duck heats will be held in the Wave Lagoon from 6:15pm. Prizes include:
1st duck, $4000
2nd duck, $1000
3rd duck $500.
The winner from each heat will win $100.
 
Proceeds go to the juniors football club and Camp Quality
21 Nov

Cruise Ship Market

Enjoy a free craft market at Darwin Waterfront on Thursday 21 November from 9am to 2pm to welcome the Voyager of the Seas docked at Fort Hill Wharf.

  • Stalls will be located on the lawns near the Waterfront playground.
  • Casual live music.
  • Coffee shops & food outlets open nearby.
  • Retail shops.
  • Free Waterfront Shuttle operates around the precinct from 11.30am to 2pm and 4pm to 9pm.
24 Nov

Variety NT Santa Fun Run

 

The jolliest jog of the year is back to kick off the festive cheer at the new time of 7:30am on Sunday 24 November from the Darwin Convention Centre.
Be a clause for a cause and join the fun run around the Darwin Waterfront precinct raising funds towards the Variety NT Starfish Swim group.
To register visit variety.org.au

24 Nov

Aqua Fitness

Take a splash each Sunday morning with our aqua fitness class. A dedicated instructor will guide you through a body conditioning, pool based aerobic
program.

8:30am to 9:15am.

$12 for adults | $8 for children (under 15) includes all day entry to the Wave Lagoon.

Darwin Waterfront Membership discounts apply.

Program is suitable for all fitness levels including beginners.

30 Nov

Waterfront Christmas Wonderland

The magic of Christmas comes to life every night during December from 7pm to 10pm at the Darwin Waterfront, with the official launch on Saturday 30 November 2019 at 7pm.

Discover a Christmas lighting display amongst the Parklands, similar to a mini ‘Tinsel Town’.

Take a stroll through the gingerbread man’s house, standing at almost 4 metres tall and illuminated in traditional gold, red and green.

Continue to weave along ‘wonderland way’ and under the giant bauble.

Wander around the 5 metre pines and firs draped with tiny lights and embellished with baubles and garland.

Be sure to stop at Santa’s sleigh to watch the reindeer grazing or even make a special wish at the giant star of lights, encased with 1000 globes.

Santa himself will make cameo appearances every Saturday in December until Christmas between 7pm and 9pm, so be sure to pay him a visit.

01 Dec

Aqua Fitness

Take a splash each Sunday morning with our aqua fitness class. A dedicated instructor will guide you through a body conditioning, pool based aerobic
program.

8:30am to 9:15am.

$12 for adults | $8 for children (under 15) includes all day entry to the Wave Lagoon.

Darwin Waterfront Membership discounts apply.

Program is suitable for all fitness levels including beginners.

02 Dec

Cruise Ship Craft Market

Enjoy a free craft market at Darwin Waterfront on Monday 2 December from 9am to 2pm to welcome the Carnival Splendour docked at Fort Hill Wharf.

  • Stalls will be located on the lawns near the Waterfront playground.
  • Coffee shops & food outlets open nearby.
  • Retail shops.
  • Free Waterfront Shuttle operates around the precinct from 11.30am to 2pm and 4pm to 9pm.

 

07 Dec

Santa Visits the Waterfront

Santa will visit the Waterfront every Saturday night in December until Christmas.

Santa will make cameo appearances between 7pm and 9pm at the Waterfront Christmas Wonderland in the Parklands, giving children the opportunity to take a photo with the jolly man in red and collect a lolly treat.

Dates are Saturday 7, 14 and 21 December 2019. The Waterfront Christmas Wonderland will illuminate the Parklands each evening in December from 7pm to 10pm with the official launch on Saturday 30 November 2019.

08 Dec

Aqua Fitness

Take a splash each Sunday morning with our aqua fitness class. A dedicated instructor will guide you through a body conditioning, pool based aerobic
program.

8:30am to 9:15am.

$12 for adults | $8 for children (under 15) includes all day entry to the Wave Lagoon.

Program is suitable for all fitness levels including beginners.

10 Dec

Cruise Ship Craft Market

Enjoy a free craft market at Darwin Waterfront on Tuesday 10 December  from 9am to 1pm to welcome the Aidavita docked at Fort Hill Wharf.

  • Stalls will be located on the lawns near the Waterfront playground.
  • Coffee shops & food outlets open nearby.
  • Retail shops.
  • Free Waterfront Shuttle operates around the precinct from 11.30am to 2pm and 4pm to 9pm.

 

14 Dec

Santa Visits the Waterfront

Santa will visit the Waterfront every Saturday night in December until Christmas.

Santa will make cameo appearances between 7pm and 9pm at the Waterfront Christmas Wonderland in the Parklands, giving children the opportunity to take a photo with the jolly man in red and collect a lolly treat.

Dates are Saturday 7, 14 and 21 December 2019. The Waterfront Christmas Wonderland will illuminate the Parklands each evening in December from 7pm to 10pm with the official launch on Saturday 30 November 2019.

15 Dec

Aqua Fitness

 

Take a splash each Sunday morning in the Wave Lagoon with our aqua fitness class. A dedicated instructor will guide you through a body conditioning, pool based aerobic
program.

8:30am to 9:15am.

$12 for adults | $8 for children (under 15) includes all day entry to the Wave Lagoon.

Program is suitable for all fitness levels including beginners.

15 Dec

Cruise Ship Craft Market

Enjoy a free craft market at Darwin Waterfront on Sunday 15 December from 9am to 2pm to welcome the Viking Orion docked at Fort Hill Wharf.

  • Stalls will be located on the lawns near the Waterfront playground.
  • Coffee shops & food outlets open nearby.
  • Retail shops.
  • Free Waterfront Shuttle operates around the precinct from 11.30am to 2pm and 4pm to 9pm.

 

21 Dec

Santa Visits the Waterfront

Santa will visit the Waterfront every Saturday night in December until Christmas.

Santa will make cameo appearances between 7pm and 9pm at the Waterfront Christmas Wonderland in the Parklands, giving children the opportunity to take a photo with the jolly man in red and collect a lolly treat.

Dates are Saturday 7, 14 and 21 December 2019. The Waterfront Christmas Wonderland will illuminate the Parklands each evening in December from 7pm to 10pm with the official launch on Saturday 30 November 2019.

31 Dec

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

The countdown is on for Darwin’s biggest free New Year’s Eve bonanza at the Darwin Waterfront.

A soiree of free family friendly festivities to welcome 2020 will entertain from 4pm on Tuesday 31 December 2019.

Hosted by Amy Hetherington the line-up for this year’s celebration includes a national headline concert, tribute stage show, local artists, national children’s act, roving entertainment, food stalls and two fireworks extravaganzas.

Aussie icon, Daryl Braithwaite returns to the Waterfront to headline for the evening.

Kids can start the celebrations early with free children’s entertainment from 5pm including a Nickelodeon SpongeBob SquarePants Bikini Bottom Beach Party, roving face glitter artists and balloon twisters.

The Australian Pink Tribute Show ‘Raise Your Glass’ act will have party goers dancing into the evening and through to the New Year countdown.

Well-known local performers Mel Gray Duo, Jony Levy and DJ Rica G will also entertain throughout along with world party rocker and international DJ Charly Templar.

At both 9pm and midnight the skies will ignite with two ten-minute fireworks spectaculars.

Food stall holders will operate for the evening with a delicious selection of offerings. Esky’s are welcome, but no glass or alcohol is permitted.

Patrons are encouraged to park in the CBD or catch public transport into the city for the evening then take a short stroll across the Sky Bridge or down Hughes Avenue and into the celebrations. Kitchener Drive will be closed from 3pm with limited on-street parking available along Stokes Hill Road, the Darwin Convention Centre and the Mavie Street Overflow.

On New Year’s Day the festivities will continue with sounds by the Recreation Lagoon. Darwin icon Max Fredericks will perform main stage from 12noon to 4pm.

For more information  follow ‘Darwin Waterfront’ on Facebook .

01 Jan

New Year’s Day Sounds by the Lagoon

Soak in the the 2020 energy, floating around the Lagoon with a free live concert by Darwin favourite, Max Fredericks from 12noon to 4pm.

Grab your floaties and pack picnic to enjoy the tranquil, tropical surrounds while basking in a live compilation of tunes.

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

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