The Official List of Northern Territory Public Holidays 2020

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Holiday Date Holiday Type Area
New Year's DayWednesday, January 1 2020PublicNT Wide
Australia DaySunday, 26 January 2020PublicNT Wide
Australia Day Holiday*Monday, 27 January 2020PublicNT Wide
Good FridayFriday, 10 April 2020PublicNT Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 13 April 2020PublicNT Wide
Anzac DaySaturday, 25 April 2020PublicNT Wide
May DayMonday, 4 May 2020PublicNT Wide
Queen's BirthdayMonday, 8 June 2020PublicNT Wide
Picnic DayMonday, 3 August 2020PublicNT Wide
Christmas DayFriday, 25 December 2020PublicNT Wide
Boxing DaySaturday, 26 December 2020PublicNT Wide


*In 2020 Australia Day falls on a Sunday in the Northern Territory. As a result there is an additional public holiday on Monday, 27 January 2020.

Information presented is from NT Government sources.

Northern Territory Public Holiday Information

In the Northern Territory there are a number of regional public holidays that are observed for local show holidays only in certain areas. Those regions include Borroloola, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine and Darwin.

The Northern Territory has a unique public holiday called Picnic Day. Picnic Day is held on the first Monday of August each year. The Harts Range annual races fall on this long weekend each year.

You may also find our other websites helpful:
School Holidays - Northern Territory and Other States
Northern Territory School Holidays
NSW School Holidays
Queensland School Holidays (includes Schoolies dates)
South Australia School Holidays
Victoria School Holidays
Western Australia School Holidays
Australian Capital Territory School Holidays
Tasmania School Holidays
Public Holidays
A.C.T. Public Holidays
NSW Public Holidays
Queensland Public Holidays
SA Public Holidays
Tasmania Public Holidays
Victoria Public Holidays
Western Australia Public Holidays


Disclaimer: The NT Public Holidays website is operated as a service to those looking to get an idea of when holidays are occurring. Whilst all care is taken to ensure the data presented on this site is accurate NT Public Holidays won't be held accountable for inaccuracies within this website. It is recommended that visitors cross reference the info on this site with other Government websites also.