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.

We deliver a number of events and activities annually, enabling the people living, working or visiting our city to experience and participate.

View the dry season events and programs calendar here

Please note: City of Palmerston may take photos at events and use them in promotional and marketing materials. By attending the event, you provide your consent for your image to be taken. If you do not wish for your photo to be taken, please advise the photographer at the event. For more information, please see our privacy policy. 

Art Jam

Art Jam

When: 22 April 2024, 5:00pm - 24 June 2024, 7:00pm
Location: Durack Community Arts Centre | 33 Packard Ave, Durack
Admission: FREE | Open to the Public
Calling all of Palmerston's creatives! We're offering a shared space at the Durack Arts Centre for all creatives aged 15+. Dates Scheduled 22 April 29...
David Collins and Mayor at Street Art Festival launch

Palmerston Street Art Festival

When: 17 June 2024, 8:00am - 29 June 2024, 5:00pm
Location: Palmerston CBD and surrounding suburbs
Admission: FREE!
Palmerston Street Art Festival will be welcoming local and international artists to add splashes of colour and creativity to Palmerston's CBD! The Festival will wrap...
FlicNics

FlicNics

When: 22 June 2024, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
Enjoy a free movie night under the stars in Palmerston.
Brekkie in the Park

Brekkie in the Park

When: 23 June 2024, 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
The series offers community members the chance to connect with their local parks, a free breakfast and activities for all to enjoy. 
School holiday program at the library

School Holiday Program

When: 24 June 2024, 10:00am - 12 July 2024, 12:00pm
Location: City of Palmerston Library
Admission: FREE
Need help keeping the kids entertained this school holidays? Join us at the Library!
Palmerston street art festival generic tile promoting the festival

Palmerston Street Art Festival Wrap Up Party

When: 29 June 2024, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Frances Drive, Palmerston CBD
Admission: FREE
Join us for the very first Palmerston Street Art Festival Wrap Up Party! Celebrate two weeks of some amazing transformations of street art around Palmerston...
Geekfest Top End 24

Day 1: Geekfest Top End

When: 6 July 2024, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Goyder Sqaure, Palmerston Library & Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
Day 1: Geekfest Top End The Territory's biggest comic con Geekfest Top End, is kicking off the Palmerston Youth Festival 2024! Fan favourite competitions are...
FlicNics

FlicNics

When: 13 July 2024, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
Enjoy a free movie night under the stars in Palmerston.
Live @ Lake

Live at the Lake

When: 20 July 2024, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
Enjoy live music by local artists.
FlicNics

FlicNics

When: 10 August 2024, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
Enjoy a free movie night under the stars in Palmerston.
Darwin Festival logo

Darwin Festival in Palmerston - Family Fiesta

When: 16 August 2024, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston
Admission: Free!
Join us as Darwin Festival heads to Palmerston for a jam packed weekend! On Friday 16 August from 5pm – 9pm check out Family Fiesta...
Live @ Lake

Live at the Lake

When: 17 August 2024, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
Enjoy live music by local artists.
Darwin Festival logo

Darwin Festival in Palmerston - Laugh Out Loud

When: 17 August 2024, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston
Admission: From $37.40
Join us as Darwin Festival heads to Palmerston for a jam packed weekend! On Saturday 17 August it’s time for a line-up of side-splitting comedy all-stars...
Darwin Festival logo

Darwin Festival in Palmerston - Laugh Out Loud

When: 17 August 2024, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston
Admission: From $37.40
Join us as Darwin Festival heads to Palmerston for a jam packed weekend! On Saturday 17 August it’s time for a line-up of side-splitting comedy all-stars...
Brekkie in the Park

Brekkie in the Park

When: 18 August 2024, 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
The series offers community members the chance to connect with their local parks, a free breakfast and activities for all to enjoy. 
Brekkie in the Park

Brekkie in the Park

When: 15 September 2024, 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
The series offers community members the chance to connect with their local parks, a free breakfast and activities for all to enjoy. 
FlicNics

FlicNics

When: 21 September 2024, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Various Palmerston Locations
Admission: Free
Enjoy a free movie night under the stars in Palmerston.