NT Public Holidays 2016

The Northern Territory has a combination of statewide public holidays and regional public holidays for local shows in some areas. The areas of the NT that have regional public holidays are Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine, Darwin and Borroloola.

The holiday list below shows both statewide and regional Northern Territory public holidays.

Holiday TitleDateHoliday TypeArea
New Year’s DayFriday, 1 January 2016PublicNT Wide
Australia DayTuesday, 26 January 2016PublicNT Wide
Good FridayFriday, 25 March 2016PublicNT Wide
Easter SaturdaySaturday, 26 March 2016PublicNT Wide
Easter MondayMonday, 28 March 2016PublicNT Wide
Anzac DayMonday, 25 April 2016PublicNT Wide
May DayMonday, 2 May 2016PublicNT Wide
Queen’s BirthdayMonday, 13 June 2016PublicNT Wide
Borroloola Show DayFriday, 24 June 2016RegionalBorroloola
Alice Springs Show DayFriday, 1 July 2016RegionalAlice Springs
Tennant Creek Show DayFriday, 8 July 2016RegionalTennant Creek
Katherine Show DayFriday, 15 July 2016RegionalKatherine
Darwin Show DayFriday, 22 July 2016RegionalDarwin
Picnic DayMonday, 1 August 2016PublicNT Wide
Christmas DaySunday, 25 December 2016PublicNT Wide
Boxing DayMonday, 26 December 2016PublicNT Wide
Christmas Day Additional Public HolidayTuesday, 27 December 2016PublicNT Wide


*In the Northern Territory, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are part-day public holidays (7 pm til midnight).

Information presented is from NT Government sources.