Things to See and Do

Near Cossack, Northern Territory, Australia

Travellers visiting Katherine may like to browse the Katherine Railway Museum, view the fine collection of Aboriginal art at Katherine Art Gallery, relax in the Katherine Hot Springs or gain an insight into the workings of a cattle station with a visit to the historic Springvale Homestead, built in 1878.

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Local Highlights

Katherine Community Market
Every Saturday Morning during the dry season. Located at Ryan Park (Cnr Victoria Hwy & Stuart Hwy). Free entry. Fresh produce, locally made fine food, arts & crafts from the Katherine Region, entertainment, coffee shop & tea house, organic fruit, vegetables and dairy produce.

Local Events

Katherine Races
from 18 May, 2013 to 18 May, 2013
A great horse racing event with fashions of the field, bookies, bar, food and entertainment.

Katherine Fringe Festival - Bi-Annual next event June 2013
from 21 June, 2013 to 23 June, 2013
The fringe festival will feature a multimedia performance "Gorrdondolmi" the story of the Rainbow Serpent written and produced by Katherine artists. Street performances, dance and music, film feature and some of the Territory's best writers. Check in 2013 for exact dates. Dates listed may change.

The Katherine and District Show
from 16 July, 2013 to 20 July, 2013
This is a major community event held in July each year. It includes horse and cattle events to a camp draft and rodeo. Classes ranging from art and craft to cooking and needle work. Agriculture, picture and pet displays, a dog-jumping competition and live entertainment in the main arena. Side shows and trade exhibitors offer lots to do and see for locals and visitors alike.

Katherine Festival
from 08 August, 2013 to 18 August, 2013
The community comes together to enjoy a variety of arts and entertainment over a period of ten days. The event has included Mayoral Debutante Ball, Katherine Prize Art and Craft Acquisition Awards, exhibitions, workshop activities, Aboriginal culture, Family Fun Day, unique cross cultural experience of the Chinese Dragon Boat Races on the Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park, Flying Fox Walk and Talk, "Main Event" including markets, car show, and plenty of entertainment.

Katherine Country Music Muster
from 10 August, 2013 to 10 August, 2013
Enjoy a great live event with food, singers and entertainers.

KMAC National IMAC Competition
from 25 June, 2013 to 30 June, 2013
International Minature Aerobatic Competition

Ord Valley Muster - WA Kimberley Moon Festival
from 17 May, 2013 to 26 May, 2013
Stop on the way to the Ord Valley Muster, WA 17th to 26th May. Kimberley Moon Festival 25th May.

Art Exhibition
from 06 April, 2013 to 19 May, 2013
Art Exhibition 6 Apr - 19 May Exhibition at Godinymayin Yijard Arts & Culture Centre, Katherine

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