See you at the next Darwin Festival

10 - 27 August 2017


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The 2017 Darwin Festival runs from 10 to 27 August.


The Northern Territory Government has reinstated our core funding to $1 million per annum, ensuring that future festivals will go on. Hooray!...

The 2016 Darwin Festival has drawn to a close following 18 fun-filled tropical days and nights. This year’s bold and diverse program ran from 4-21 August and featured over 500 performers in 150 events that saw more than 70,000 people attend venues across the city and Palmerston.


Darwin Festival Artistic Director Andrew Ross said, “Once again Darwin Festival has delivered an exciting, provocative