The most anticipated event in Darwin’s social calendar, the Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball, is returning Saturday 4th of August, 2018. With an extravagant night of glitz and glam that lures crowds both locally and interstate to attend the largest outdoor gala

ball in the Southern Hemisphere.

Guests will rejoice in the excitement of carnival time under the stars. Held once again on the lawns of

SKYCITY Darwin Little Mindil beach where a great range of delicious food and beverage will be served alongside world class entertainment on the events grand stage.

This year’s entertainment will be headlined by four-time ARIA award winning artist and Darwin’s own, Jessica Mauboy; to perform a number of her top charted songs. Mauboy will return to her home town as one of Australia’s favourite and most recognised singer / actress’.

The Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball will follow Mauboy’s performance for the Eurovision song contest, where she represents Australia as the first non-European solo artist in history.

Hosting the Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball will once again be by no other than SKY Racing’s Greg Radley who will also be leading the commentary team in celebrating the Carlton Mid Darwin Cup Carnival’s 62nd year.

“The Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball is such a unique and special event, it has well and truly become a must-attend event for many”, said Darwin Turf Club Chairman Brett Dixon.

“For locals and visitors, it’s a true showcase of the best hospitality and tourism that the Top End has to offer as we join in the social playground that is the Dry Season. This is the perfect night to lead us into our Carlton Mid Darwin Cup Day”, he said.

“The Darwin Turf Club will be donating $10,000 cash again to a local charity at the event, and we would encourage local organisations to submit their charities to receive the donation”, said Mr Dixon.

Interested charities can revise the submission information here.

Tickets will go on sale today, Thursday 12th April 2018 – Purchase Tickets.

For further information please contact the Darwin Turf Club:

Ph: (08) 8923 4222