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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 
Due to the COVID-19 situation, a number of changes have occurred to our events and programs over the coming months. Please visit the individual events listed below for details or keep up to date with all Council updates at COVID-19 Update.

Some events return from June, when attending at all times please observe physical distancing and hygiene requirements as advised by the Chief medical Officer.

  • 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.
Palmy Music Project

Palmy Music Project

When: 12 February 2020, 6:30pm - 30 December 2020, 9:30pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
This is a Hip Hop Recording Session If you have Hip Hop beats and or lyrics and want to record then, book in by calling...
FlicNics

FlicNics

When: 6 June 2020, 7:00pm - 12 September 2020, 7:00pm
Location: Goyder Square
Admission: FREE
Free movies under the stars at Goyder Square.
Sanctuary Sessions

Sanctuary Sessions

When: 13 June 2020, 4:00pm - 12 September 2020, 7:00pm
Location: Sanctuary Lakes, GUNN
Admission: FREE
Featuring live and local music for you to enjoy while the sun sets at Sanctuary Lakes.
Harvest Corner Weekend Workshop

Harvest Corner Weekend Workshop

When: 21 June 2020, 9:00am - 18 October 2020, 11:00am
Location: Harvest Corner Community Garden
Admission: FREE
Learn the basics of gardening with our free workshops.
School Holiday Program

School Holiday Program

When: 29 June 2020, 10:00am - 17 July 2020, 11:00am
Location: City of Palmerston Library
Admission: FREE
Enjoy fun and free activities at the Library during the June/July school holidays.
Council Rangers' Doggy Discovery Trail

Council Rangers' Doggy Discovery Trail

When: 3 July 2020, 9:00am - 17 July 2020, 5:00pm
Location: Palmerston
Admission: FREE
Get busy these school holidays with your pooch and take part in our Doggy Discovery Trail. The trail will run until Friday 17 July 2020.
Adventures in the Garden

Adventures in the Garden

When: 10 July 2020, 9:00am - 13 November 2020, 10:00am
Location: Harvest Corner Community Garden
Admission: FREE
Free nature play sessions for 0-6 years.
AEL Palmy Cup

AEL Palmy Cup

When: 11 July 2020, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Admission: FREE
The inaugural 2020 Palmy Cup presented by the City of Palmerston is a free to participate online competition available to all residents of the NT...
AEL Palmy Cup

AEL Palmy Cup

When: 12 July 2020, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Admission: FREE
The inaugural 2020 Palmy Cup presented by the City of Palmerston is a free to participate online competition available to all residents of the NT...
How to Adult

How to Adult

When: 29 July 2020, 5:00pm - 9 September 2020, 7:00pm
Location: City of Palmerston Library
Admission: FREE
7 week workshop to help young people move forward as adults.
Pet First Aid Information Session

Information Session: First Aid for Pets

When: 12 August 2020, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
Tips for pet owners in providing their pets with first aid in an emergency .
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.