Events

28 Apr

Thailand Grand Festival

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On Saturday 28 April from 4pm to 10pm the NT Thai Association will transform the Darwin Waterfront into a bursting cultural experience in honour of one of Thailand’s largest celebrations – the Songkran Festival.
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The Thailand Grand Festival will combine with Thailand’s Water Festival also known as the “Songkran” or Thai New Year.  The event will showcase the sensational Thai culture, entertainment and Bangkok street food.

The free event will include a Thai boxing display, dance performances and much more.

05 May

Mother’s Day Saltwater Craft Fair

 

With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Saltwater Craft Fair on Saturday 5 May from 9am to 3pm is the perfect opportunity for you to find that special gift for mum.IMG_3149

There will be plenty of unique handmade wares to choose from including a colourful array of printed fabrics including silk scarves, tea towels and cushion covers of all colours and styles.

Other stalls will include ornate silver, glass and woven jewellery just to name a few, as well as ceramic plates, platters and tea cups that would make a beautiful and personal gift

06 May

Royal Flying Doctors Service 90th Anniversary Celebration

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The Royal Flying Doctors Service celebrates their 90th anniversary with a free community event from 4pm to 9pm on Sunday 6 May.

A free live concert by The Kicks featuring Natalie Pellegrino along with performances by local musicians Max Fredericks and Jordan Ravi will entertain throughout the evening.

There will be family fun in the parklands including balloon twisting, wildlife encounters, glitter artists, obstacle course and a fire show by The Burning Circus.

Explore the interactive trail of exhibits throughout the Darwin Waterfront and Stokes Hill Wharf precinct including a car show and shine, RFDS history and Bombing of Darwin virtual experience and an air craft simulation.

There will be food stalls operating at the event or takeaway options from local restaurants and cafes on the evening.

12 May

Free movie under the stars – The Boss Baby

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Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this dry season with our free monthly movies, returning Saturday 12 May.

The first film of the season will be The Boss Baby (PG), screening on the Peninsula Lawns from 7pm.

‘A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.’

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax 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.

Alcohol and glass is not permitted.

19 May

Darwin Symphony Orchestra – Opera Gala

With beloved pop highlights from opera and musical theatre, Darwin Symphony Orchestra and special guests celebrate the start of the Top End’s wonderful dry season against the spectacular backdrop of Darwin Waterfront on Saturday 19 May from 6:30pm.

This family friendly concert has something for everyone, so pack a picnic and stay for the finale fireworks!

 

26 May

Harmony Soiree

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Celebrate Darwin’s rich and diverse multicultural community at the Harmony Soiree on Saturday 26 May from 4pm to 8:30pm.

Enjoy authentic food, cultural entertainment and family-friendly activities from different parts of the globe.

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

23 Jun

Free movie under the star – Beauty and the Beast

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Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this dry season with our free monthly movies.

On Saturday 23 June Beauty and the Beast (PG) will be screened on the Peninsula Lawns from 7pm.

‘An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.’

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax 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.

Alcohol and glass is not permitted.

07 Jul

Free movie under the stars – Moana

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Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this dry season with our free monthly movies.

On Saturday 7 July, Moana (PG) will be screened on the Peninsula Lawns from 7pm.

‘In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.’

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax 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.

Alcohol and glass is not permitted.

25 Aug

Free movie under the stars – Despicable Me 3

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Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this dry season with our free monthly movies.

On Saturday 25 August, Despicable Me 3 (PG) will be screened on the Peninsula Lawns from 7pm.

‘Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.’

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax 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.

Alcohol and glass is not permitted.

29 Sep

Free movie under the stars – Paddington

Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this dry season with our free monthly movies.Paddington

On Saturday 29 September, Paddington (PG) will be screened on the Peninsula Lawns from 7pm.

‘A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.’

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax 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.

Alcohol and glass is not permitted.

06 Oct

Free movie under the stars – Zootopia

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Experience the magic of the moonlight cinema at the Darwin Waterfront this dry season with our free monthly movies.

On Saturday 6 October, Zootopia (PG) will be screened on the Peninsula Lawns from 7pm.

‘In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.’

Bring along your blankets or chairs and relax 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.

Alcohol and glass is not permitted.

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