NT Public Holidays 2020

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 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
Borroloola Show DayFriday, 26 June 2020RegionalBorroloola
Alice Springs Show DayFriday, 3 July 2020RegionalAlice Springs
Tennant Creek Show DayFriday, 10 July 2020RegionalTennant Creek
Katherine Show DayFriday, 17 July 2020RegionalKatherine
Darwin Show DayFriday, 24 July 2020RegionalDarwin
Picnic DayMonday, 3 August 2020PublicNT Wide
Christmas DayFriday, 25 December 2020PublicNT Wide
Boxing DaySaturday, 26 December 2020PublicNT 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.