Street art has been proven to draw foot traffic into towns all over the world so the Darwin Street Art Festival is good news for Darwin CBD businesses and creating job opportunities for Territorians.
The expanded 2018 Street Art Festival is part of the Territory Labor Governments plan to transform and revitalise the Darwin CBD, to create jobs, retail opportunities and increase visitation; made possible by a boosted investment in the event as part of the record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus.
Over the last ten days, local and national artists are revealing their murals.
This years festival theme is Territory Stories and designs reflect the uniqueness of the Territory through our people, landscape, flora and fauna.
The Street Art Festival has created a sense of vibrancy, bringing the Darwin CBD alive, with many people coming to look at the beautiful murals as they unfold.
This weekend, special offers are available throughout the CBD from the retailers, cafs and restaurants in celebration of the Darwin Street Art Festival.
Collect your Enter to Win card and stamps from Dr Gs wall and back of the Galleria for your chance to win a great CBD package, including hotel accommodation, family pass to Crocosaurus Cove and $500 of retail vouchers.
There will be childrens entertainment and activities, between 10am to 2pm (Saturday and Sunday), including Painting workshops, Live music, and the paint by numbers general public mural near Tamarin Park everyone can get involved.