Top Choice Cinema in Darwin

Deckchair Cinema

During the Dry, the Darwin Film Society runs this fabulous outdoor cinema below the southern end of the Esplanade. Watch a movie under the stars while reclining in a deckchair. There's a licensed bar serving food or…
Casino in Darwin

Skycity Darwin

On Mindil Beach, this is Darwin’s flashy casino complex, with accommodation and three restaurants and all the card tables, roulette wheels and pokie machines you need – all the tools to help you lose your shirt (or …
Arts Centre in Darwin

Darwin Entertainment Centre

Darwin's main community arts venue houses the Playhouse and Studio Theatres, and hosts events from fashion-award nights to plays, rock operas, comedies and concerts. Check the website for upcoming shows.
Arts Centre in Darwin

Brown's Mart

This historic venue (a former mining exchange) features live theatre performances, music and short films.
Rock in Darwin

Victoria Hotel

The Vic has bags of history − the stone building dates from 1890 − but it's hard to see it these days. This is Darwin's favourite backpacker pub and goes off every night of the week. Dirt-cheap meals draw the travel…
Jazz in Darwin


Behind an imposing dungeon-like doorway, this cosy restaurant-bar has live jazz/blues every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night and an open-mic jam session every Tuesday. And the Thai/Indian/Malaysian food here is m…
Cinema in Darwin

Birch Carroll & Coyle

Darwin's mainstream cinema complex, screening latest-release films across five theatres. Head down on Tropical Tuesday for $12.50 entry (all day).
Live Music in Darwin

Happy Yess

This venue is Darwin's leading place for live music. A not-for-profit venue for musicians run by musicians, you won't hear cover bands in here. Original, sometimes weird, always fun.
Live Music in Darwin

Darwin Railway Club

Big supporters of Darwin's live music scene, this place pulls in some class acts.