Ticket Info

Friends of the Festival pre-sale booking period 9am Fri 17 June
General Public on sale 9am Mon 20 June


To purchase tickets, head to our What’s On page and simply click the Buy Tickets button on the event page and follow the prompts.

You will be given an option to keep shopping for multiple events or to complete the checkout process.

You can also click on the cart icon in the top right of your screen from any page on the website to begin the checkout process. You will be required to register or log in if you have an existing account with us.

Please ensure your billing address is up to date as card payments are verified against this address.

Once your order is complete, you will receive a confirmation email of your booking – this is your e-ticket. Use your smart phone to show the confirmation email to venue staff for door scanning at performances on arrival. Alternatively, you can arrange to pick up hard tickets at the Darwin Festival Box Office at Festival Park ahead of time.

For more information on e-ticketing, check our FAQs.

Box Office


6 Bennett St, Darwin City

Fri 17 – Sun 19 Jun (Friends of the Festival pre-sale)

Mon 20 Jun – Sun 21 Aug (General public sales)

Open Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 10am-2pm



Corner Smith St & Harry Chan Ave, Darwin City

Fri 5 – Sun 21 Aug

Open Tue-Sun 5pm-9.15pm

Box Office open 30 minutes before matinee performances

Closed Mondays.


Tickets will be available for purchase over the phone from the Darwin Festival Box Office on 08 8943 4222 from Friday 17 June for Friends Priority Booking only. Phone sales for general public will open on Monday 20 June.

Our Box Office call centre hours are:

Friends Presale
17 – 20 June
Fri 10am-4pm
Sat & Sun 10am-2pm

General Public sales
20 Jun – 29 July

Mon-Fri 10am-4pm 

1 – 21 August
Daily 10am-4pm 

Phone sales will be closed on all public holidays.

For general enquiries, please contact us on 08 8943 4200

Darwin Entertainment Centre

For tickets to events at the Darwin Entertainment Centre or Darwin Amphitheatre, you can buy tickets from the Darwin Festival website or at yourcentre.com.au, via email to boxoffice@yourcentre.com.au or by phoning 08 8980 3333 Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.

Applies to The Australian Ballet, AutoCannibal, The Boy Who Talked to Dogs, Darwin Symphony Orchestra, Hand to Earth, Kim So Ra, Meremere, National Indigenous Music Awards, Sunshine Super Girl, Tim Minchin and Waŋa.

You can also buy tickets directly from the DEC box office 1 hour prior to performances.

Transaction fees will apply for online, phone and in person sales.

Deckchair Cinema

Tickets to Shadow can be purchased at the Deckchair Cinema Box Office or online at deckchaircinema.com
No transaction fees apply.

Ticket collection


When you buy your tickets online, over the phone or at our Box Office counter, you will receive an email confirmation of your booking – this is your e-ticket.

Use your smart phone to show the confirmation email to venue staff for door scanning at performances. Alternatively, you can arrange to pick up hard tickets at our Festival Park Box Office ahead of time.

Find out more about e-ticketing in our FAQs.


Darwin Festival does not offer ticket postage. If for any reason you are not able to receive an email confirmation to use as your ticket please get in touch with us on 08 8943 2222 or boxoffice@darwinfestival.org.au and we can arrange pick up at our Festival Park Box Office prior to the event.

Ticket concessions

Concession tickets are available for the following:

  • Full-time students
  • Children (12) twelve years and under
  • Pensioner and carer concession card holders including Concession Scheme Card
  • Health Care Card holders
  • Seniors Card holders
  • BasicsCard holders
  • Companion Card holders
  • Australian Defence Force personnel
  • International defence force personnel

Proof of concession must be produced to obtain the concession price. Concessions are only available where advertised.

Entry is free for children (2) two years and under (subject to advertised age restrictions).
Entry is free for 12 years and under to the National Indigenous Music Awards (ticket required)
Entry is free for 3 years and under to The Australian Ballet.

Children under two are not permitted to events in Brown’s Mart Studio.

Terms and conditions

Ticket sales through the Darwin Festival website, call centre or in person at Box Offices attract a $4.95 (inc. GST) transaction fee. Gift voucher purchases, merchandise purchases and donations undertaken separately outside of ticket purchases do not attract transaction fees.

Tickets to Darwin Festival events purchased from third-party ticket providers may attract a transaction fee for online, phone and in person sales.

Ticket-buyers are advised to carefully read the special conditions advertised and on the web page for their selected performances during purchasing to avoid disappointment.

Darwin Festival undertakes ticket sales in compliance with the Live Performance Australia Ticketing Code of Practice and Australian Consumer Law.

We adhere to a Customer Service Charter.

Please read our full Terms and Conditions.

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