On the first of July each year, Territory Day marks the commencement of self government in the Territory on 1 July 1978. The day is celebrated with fireworks, including the famous Territory Day fireworks at Mindil Beach. This is the only day of the year, apart from the Chinese New Year, when fireworks are permitted in the Northern Territory.
July 2021 School Holidays in Darwin and the Northern Territory
- 2 July (Friday) 2021 – Alice Springs Show Day – Regional public holiday
- 9 July (Friday) 2021 – Tennant Creek Show Day – Regional public holiday
- 16 July (Friday) 2021 – Katherine Show Day – Regional public holiday
- 20 July (Tuesday) 2021 – Beginning of Semester 2, Term 3 in NT schools. Teachers resume on the Monday. See BCL's School and Public Holidays page for more information.
- 23 July (Friday) 2021 – Darwin Show Day – Regional public holiday
July Events in Darwin and the Northern Territory
Sunday, 1 August 2021 is National Tree Day. Friday 30 July 2021 is Schools Tree Day. The act of planting one small tree can have a BIG impact. National Tree Day started in 1996 and...
16 & 17 July 2021 The Katherine Show is held on the third Friday and Saturday in July each year.
2 to 11 July 2021 Activating venues across the city for 10 days in July Darwin Fringe is your independent arts festival with bite. The Darwin Fringe is an open-access festival that supports the development...
Alice Springs Camel Cup will not be going ahead in 2020 Uluru Camel Cup is on 30 May 2020
NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that...
On any given Thursday & Sunday throughout the dry season market patrons can enjoy the tastes of five continents, with over 1200 different menu items, and an extensive array of handmade craft including crocodile products,...