Art at Mindil Beach Sunset Market - photo by Stephen Michael Barnett (CC)

FABalice Festival (Alice Springs):  7 – 10 March 2024
Whether you join us for for a cabaret show, the main event – fabALICE Under the Starts, Drag Queen Story time, the Night Markets, or one of our many exciting partner events (or all of them!), there really is something for everyone at fabALICE Festival. Our weekend-long festival presents a program full of safe spaces where you can express yourself and celebrate in our close-knit community.

Parrtjima – Festival of Light (Alice Springs): 12 – 21 April 2024**
Parrtjima is the only authentic First Nations festival of its kind, showcasing the oldest continuous cultures on earth through the newest technology – all on a 300-million-year-old natural canvas in the Red Centre. Parrtjima celebrates the ways in which artists can evolve and experiment with different styles and materials, while staying true to the ancient philosophy of connection and Country.

Katherine Pride Festival:  June 2024 (dates to confirmed)
With the current global situation affecting so many people worldwide, the committee of Top End Pride NT (inc) vision a weekend celebrating life, diversity and community sharing positivity with one another. Events include: Opening Celebration, Pride Story Time, Pride Picnic Day, Dine with Pride and Drag Queen Bingo.

Top End Pride Festival:  20 – 23 June 2024
Top End Pride (NT) Inc is a community organisation that runs the annual Darwin Pride Festival celebrating our rich, diverse local LGBTQIA+ community – promoting values of inclusivity, diversity and respect.

Darwin Festival: 8 – 23 August 2024**
Darwin Festival is a celebration of music, theatre, visual art, dance, cabaret and more in the beautiful tropical city of Darwin.  Enjoy the festive atmosphere, delicious food and drink stalls, and free performances at the heart of the arts – Festival Park – and various venues across Darwin, as the Festival activates the city every August.

If your festival or event is not listed above, and you would like to submit for consideration, please send an email to: Your festival or event must be not-for-profit and primarily coordinated by those who identify as LGBTIQ. (Events organised by individuals or commercial entities will not be considered)

Image: Art at Mindil Beach Sunset Market – photo by Stephen Michael Barnett (CC)

Note: ** festival contains significant LGBTIQ content