Imagine Seaside Carnival set to return to Darwin later this year

NT Government

The Territory’s events calendar in September is looking to be busier than ever, with the Imagine Seaside Carnival confirmed to take place from 17-18 September 2022.

First held in 2021, the popular festival has now become an annual event and will be delivered at the Darwin Surf Life Saving Club within the Casuarina Coastal Reserve.

Celebrating the Top End’s rich community and culture, the 2022 Imagine Seaside Carnival program will feature a diverse range of performance, art and music.

The event kicks off at 4pm on both Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 September.

There will be something for all ages, with numerous creative activities and workshops for the whole family to get involved in.

A diverse line-up of performing artists from across the NT and beyond will take to the stage, including Emily Wurramara, Robbie Mills & The Collective, Juran, Kaivili, Katanga Junior, DJ Charly Templar and more to be announced soon.

In addition, event goers will be able to experience a variety of culinary delights from the Top End, as well as visual art installations and exhibitions.

The Imagine Seaside Carnival is supported by the Northern Territory Government through the Northern Territory Major Events Company Event Funding Program and the Community Benefit Fund.

The full 2022 program and tickets will be released soon. To stay up to date, follow the Imagine Seaside Carnival Facebook page.

Quotes from Minister for Major Events, Paul Kirby

“It’s wonderful to see the Imagine Seaside Carnival back on the 2022 events calendar, after such a successful inaugural event last year.”

“This year’s event is shaping up to be another fantastic weekend at one of the most picturesque locations in Darwin.”

“The 2022 program has something for everyone with a wide variety of performances, art and music that showcase the Top End’s vibrant community and rich culture.”

“The Territory Government is proud to support events such as the Imagine Seaside Carnival, knowing the valuable flow-on effects they provide for our community in a social and economic sense.”

Quotes from Imagine Seaside Carnival Producer, Gaia Osborne:

“Following the huge success of the inaugural Imagine Seaside Carnival in 2021, we are so excited to be announcing Imagine Seaside Carnival for 17-18 September this year. The program really is a creative feast, showcasing the incredible talent that thrives in the Northern Territory.”

“This event is presented by Foldback Media NT, which exists to support and promote live original music and arts in the Northern Territory. Imagine Seaside Carnival brings community together to celebrate, collaborate and inspire creative expression across generations.”

Northern Territory Government

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