Festivals & events around Darwin

Escape the August winter for some hot tropical fun! Come and see how this small city has dialled up the cool and transformed into a hip and fun capital while retaining its unique, old-school charm. It’s time you visited Darwin

Darwin Festival 2024
Darwin Festival 2024
Darwin Festival 2024

Discover Darwin
Escape the August winter for some hot tropical fun! Come and see how this small city has dialled up the cool and transformed into a hip and fun capital while retaining its unique, old-school charm. It’s time you visited Darwin.

Getting here
Getting to Darwin is an easy three-to-four-hour flight from most Australian capital cities.

Once you’ve had your fill of the Top End (believe us, you may never want to leave!), consider flying home or onto your next adventure with Airnorth – the Official Airline Partner of Darwin Festival.

Where to stay
The Smith Hotel will make your stay in the historic city centre of Darwin one to remember with its exceptional comfort, elegant atmosphere and friendly staff, click here to book your accommodation now.


Extend your visit
Make Darwin Festival your gateway to the Northern Territory and Australia. Aside from the many and varied croc experiences you can expect from a visit to the Top End (a must do!) our friends at Top End Travel & Information Centre have sniffed out some of the other best ways to experience the culture and landscape of this unique part of the world. Plan your Itinerary.

How to get around
Explore Darwin at your own pace with Thrifty car hire.