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 Title||Date||Holiday Type||Area|
|New Year’s Day||Saturday, 1 January 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|New Year’s Day Additional Day||Monday, 3 January 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Australia Day||Wednesday, 26 January 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Good Friday||Friday, 15 April 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Day following Good Friday||Saturday, 16 April 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Easter Monday||Monday, 18 April 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Anzac Day||Monday, 25 April 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|May Day||Monday, 2 May 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Queen’s Birthday||Monday, 13 June 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Alice Springs Show Day||Friday, 1 July 2022||Regional||Alice Springs|
|Tennant Creek Show Day||Friday, 8 July 2022||Regional||Tennant Creek|
|Katherine Show Day||Friday, 15 July 2022||Regional||Katherine|
|Darwin Show Day||Friday, 22 July 2022||Regional||Darwin|
|Borroloola Show Day||Friday, 19 August 2022||Regional||Borroloola|
|Picnic Day||Monday, 1 August 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Queen National Day of Mourning Public Holiday||Thursday, 22 September 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Christmas Eve*||Saturday, 24 December 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Christmas Day*||Sunday, 25 December 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Christmas Day Additional Day||Monday, 26 December 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|Boxing Day Holiday*||Tuesday, 27 December 2022||Public||NT Wide|
|New Year’s Eve (Part Day)||Saturday, 31 December 2022||Public||NT Wide|
*In the Northern Territory, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are part-day public holidays (7 pm til midnight).
In 2022, New Year’s Day falls on a Saturday. As a result, there is an additional public holiday on Monday, 3 January 2022.
In 2022, Christmas Day falls on a Sunday. As a result there is an additional public holiday on Tuesday, 27 December 2022 (Boxing Day is on Monday, 26 December).
Information presented is from NT Government sources.