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Events and Activities

Palmerston has a rapidly growing reputation as a place where events and activities are recognised as a valuable part of our vibrant and diverse community.

Council delivers a number of annual events and activities that enables people living, working or visiting our city to experience and participate in.

COVID-19 information 
When attending events please observe physical distancing and hygiene requirements as advised by the Chief Medical Officer at all times.

  • A minimum space of 1.5 metres between you and other people that you do not know.
  • Avoid touching your face and cough and sneeze into a tissue or into your elbow.
  • Hand washing with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitiser. 
  • Stay home if unwell.
Flicnics

FlicNics

When: 15 May 2021, 7:00pm - 11 September 2021, 7:00pm
Location: Palmerston
Admission: Free
Enjoy a free movie night on Saturdays with our outdoor movie program, FlicNics. The line-up of films caters to Palmerston’s diverse community, showcasing everything from comedies to...
PUP

Pop-Up Parks 2

When: 24 June 2021, 9:00am - 15 July 2021, 5:00pm
Location: Carpark behind Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: Free
Pop-Up Parks is an initiative of City of Palmerston to transform the nature of urban spaces into temporary parks for community members to enjoy at...
RBL

Reboot your Loot

When: 26 June 2021, 8:00am - 11:00am
Location: Civic Centre Car Park, 1 Chung Wah Tce, Palmerston
Admission: FREE
Find a bargain or make some extra cash at our car park sale.
positive pets palmerston

Positive Pets Palmerston - Paws, Parks and Ponds Walking Group

When: 30 June 2021, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Woodroffe - Tracey Park
Admission: FREE
Join our friendly Rangers on a walk around Palmerston with your fur-friend! Council are trialing a fortnightly walking group which provides an opportunity for you...
Game Developer

Youth Game Development Program

When: 1 July 2021, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: Free
Dylan Bennett from Larrakin Interactive will be running a pilot youth game development program for Palmerston. The program will run over 8 weeks with the...
territory day

Territory Day

When: 1 July 2021, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Goodline Park - Palmerston Raiders Rugby Club
Admission: FREE
Celebrate everything that's great about the Northern Territory in Palmerston on 1 July! Bring the entire family to Goodline Park at the Palmerston Raiders Rugby...
Territory Day Palmerston

Territory Day Celebrations Palmerston

When: 1 July 2021, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Goodline Park
Admission: FREE
Celebrate Territory Day in Palmerston, at the home of the Palmerston Raiders at Goodline Park. (Corner of Owsten Ave and Forrest Parade, Rosebery) Bring a blanket...
rock on frances

Rock On Frances

When: 3 July 2021, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Frances Drive, Palmerston
Admission: FREE
The City of Palmerston is heading back to the golden era of music for the final ‘On Frances’ street party of 2021. ‘Rock on Frances’...
brekkie in the park

Brekkie in the Park

When: 4 July 2021, 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Sanctuary Lakes, Gunn
Admission: FREE
Our Brekkie in the Park event offers families the chance to connect with their local parks and helps the community live healthy and active lifestyles...
Comedy Gold

Comedy Gold Workshop 1

When: 5 July 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: Free
We're looking for the funniest young humans in Palmerston! Join award-winning comedians Amy Hetherington and Richie Fejo for a 2 hr workshop to develop your...
Comedy Gold

Comedy Gold Workshop 2

When: 6 July 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: The PYC Moulden, 31 Tilston Ave, Moulden NT 0830
Admission: Free
We're looking for the funniest young humans in Palmerston! Join award-winning comedians Amy Hetherington and Richie Fejo for a 2 hr workshop to develop your...
Palmerston Youth Festival

Palmerston Youth Festival 2021

When: 10 July 2021, 4:00pm - 16 July 2021, 10:00pm
Location: Palmerston City Centre
Admission: FREE
Set to be the biggest event on the 2021 calendar, the Palmerston Youth Festival returns to Palmerston next year.
GFTE21

Geekfest Top End 2021

When: 10 July 2021, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Palmerston CBD
Admission: Free
Thousands of Territorians are expected to attend the fourth instalment of this unique all-ages event, held across three locations in the Palmerston City Centre: Goyder Square...
Palmerston water tower

Election candidate information session

When: 15 July 2021, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission:
In the lead up to the Northern Territory Local Government elections, Council will host an information session for potential candidates to learn more about the...
Live at the Lake

Live at the Lake

When: 17 July 2021, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Palmerston
Admission: Free
Head to Sanctuary Lakes or Durack Heights for an arvo of music and relaxation. Featuring live, local music for you to enjoy while the sun sets...
Live at the Lake

Live at the Lake

When: 14 August 2021, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Palmerston
Admission: Free
Head to Sanctuary Lakes or Durack Heights for an arvo of music and relaxation. Featuring live, local music for you to enjoy while the sun sets...
Live at the Lake

Live at the Lake

When: 11 September 2021, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Palmerston
Admission: Free
Head to Sanctuary Lakes or Durack Heights for an arvo of music and relaxation. Featuring live, local music for you to enjoy while the sun sets...
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 15 October 2021, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 12 November 2021, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 10 December 2021, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 11 February 2022, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 11 March 2022, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.