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Rapid Creek Markets

Friday Nights &
Sunday Mornings
Year Round

Rapid Creek Market is Darwin's oldest Market situated only 20 minutes from Darwin city in the heart of the Northern Suburbs throughout the carpark and arcades of Rapid Creek Business Village.

Rapid Creek Business Village, 48 Trower Road Milner
Rapid Creek Market, 0419 834 486

Parap Markets

Saturday Mornings
Year Round

The Parap Village Market is one of Darwin's longest running markets, and considered by many as the ideal meeting place for locals to meet or to have a bite to eat together.

Parap Shopping Centre Parap NT
Parap Markets, 8948 2373

Mindil Beach Markets

Thursday Nights &
Sunday Afternoons
May - October

The Markets are famous in Australia and well known overseas. The climate is very favourable most of the year and the market definitely has a tropical feel, with beautiful sunsets every night.

For 2010 the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets will operate as follows;

Thursdays 29 April - 28 October (5 - 10 pm)

Sundays 2 May - 31 October (4 - 9 pm)

Mindil Beach Darwin NT
Mindil Beach Market Commitee, 8981 3454


Thursday 08 April 2010 -
Sunday 11 April 2010

The Northern Territory Government has secured another motor sporting coup with the announcement of a five-year deal to host a round of the Australian Superbike Championships.

The Australian Superbike Championship will be made up of about 700 people, which includes teams, riders, support categories, sponsors and officials. The Superbikes will be joined on the four day program by six support categories and a range of on-track entertainment. The program is expected to include:

  • Superbike 1000
  • Superstock 1000A
  • Superstock 1000B, C, D
  • Superstock 600 C, D
  • Supersport 600
  • 125gp/250gp mono
  • Side Cars Unlimited
  • Stunt Riders
  • Workshops
  • Promotional Activities

Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex Darwin NT
Hidden Valley Promotions, 8999 5256

AFL Premiership Match

Saturday 22 May 2010

Melbourne v Port Adelaide
AFL Premiership Round 9
Saturday 22 May 7.10 pm, TIO Stadium Darwin

Tickets on sale now.

TIO Stadium (Formerly Marra Oval) Darwin NT
AFL NT, 8945 2224

Bass In The Grass

Saturday 22 May 2010

Day long feast of music for young Territorians - and those young at heart, one of the best events of the year.

The Territory’s biggest music extravaganza goes from strength to strength each year and the unwavering support of the youth of Darwin has meant that the event has sold out for the last three years in a row. 2010 will be no exception and the NT Government will continue to book acts at the top of the music scene in Australia.

Tickets on sale now.

Darwin Amphitheatre Darwin NT
NT Major Events, 8999 5256

V8 Supercars

Friday 18 June 2010 -
Sunday 18 June 2010

The Territory round of the V8 Supercars has quickly elevated itself to premier status, not only on the Northern Territory's sporting calendar but also as a National motor sport event.

Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex Darwin NT
Hidden Valley Promotions, 8999 5256

Darwin Fringe Festival

Friday 25 June 2010 - Sunday 11 July 2010 TBC

Brace yourselves for loads of live arts and cultural activity. Running from late June to early July the Darwin Fringe program is jam packed full of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film and comedy.

Various Darwin Venues
Darwin Fringe / Browns Mart, 8941 3222

Darwin Cup Carnival

Saturday 03 July 2010 -
Monday 02 August 2010

The Darwin Cup is truly the Melbourne Cup of the North with the Cup Carnival a nationally recognised event attracting thousands of tourists to the Top End in July and August.

Fannie Bay Racecourse Darwin NT
Darwin Turf Club, 8941 1566

AFL Premiership Match

Saturday 17 July 2010

Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide
AFL Premiership Round 16
Saturday 17 July 7.10 pm, TIO Stadium Darwin

Tickets on sale now.

TIO Stadium (Formerly Marra Oval) Darwin NT
AFL NT, 8945 2224

Darwin Festival

Thursday 10 August 2010 - Sunday 29 August 2010

Experience Darwin's fantastic outdoor lifestyle and warm, tropical days and nights at a unique festival celebrating Darwin and its multicultural flavour and Asian connections.

Various Darwin Venues
Darwin Festival, 8981 0083










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