Council Events

Night Markets 2023

Alice Springs Town Coun­cil’s Night Mar­kets are held in the Todd Mall, 5pm – 9pm, on the fol­low­ing dates.

2023 Night Markets:

  • Fri­day 10th March- cel­e­brat­ing fabALICE
  • Thurs­day 8th June- cel­e­brat­ing the Finke Night Mar­ket and Street Party
  • Thurs­day 21st Sep­tem­ber- cel­e­brat­ing the Desert Festival
  • Thurs­day 9th Novem­ber- cel­e­brat­ing Diwali 
  • Fri­day 8th Decem­ber- cel­e­brat­ing the Christ­mas Carnival

    With live, local enter­tain­ment for the whole fam­i­ly, you can bop while you shop for authen­tic Abo­rig­i­nal art, hand-made crafts, up-cycled trea­sures, books, hand­made cloth­ing and jew­ellery, plus a huge range of tasty treats from our local food vendors.

    Coun­cil’s Night Mar­kets are fam­i­ly-friend­ly, smoke-free events. Coun­cil active­ly encour­ages BYO reusable cut­lery and take-away food con­tain­ers to reduce the vol­ume of Sin­gle Use Plas­tics (SUPs) going into landfill.

    To par­tic­i­pate as a Stall­hold­er for the 2023 Night Mar­kets please com­plete the online form, please click here

    Stall­hold­ers FAQ

    1. How do I request a mar­ket stall to par­tic­i­pate at the ASTC Night Markets?

    If you wish to par­tic­i­pate at an ASTC Night Mar­ket please com­plete the Night Mar­ket Online Form, please click here, or con­tact the ASTC Com­mu­ni­ty Projects Offi­cer, on 8950 0505 or astc@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au.
    Spaces can fill up quick­ly, so please con­tact Coun­cil at least two weeks out from a Night Mar­ket to enquire about par­tic­i­pat­ing as a stallholder. 

    2. How much is a site at the ASTC Night Market?

    As of 1 Jan­u­ary 2021 fees are var­ied for pow­ered and unpow­ered sites. These fees are out­lined in the Stall­hold­er Agree­ment. The fee includes the abil­i­ty to have vehi­cle access to Todd Mall for the pur­pose of unload­ing and load­ing goods.

    3. Do I need my own pub­lic lia­bil­i­ty insur­ance to hold a mar­ket stall?

    Yes, all stall­hold­ers must hold and sub­mit their own pub­lic lia­bil­i­ty insur­ance. This must be not less than five mil­lion dol­lars ($5,000,000) or, if stall involves the sale of food or top­i­cal appli­ca­tions, the sum must be not less than twen­ty mil­lion dol­lars ($20,000,000).

    4. What are the require­ments of a food stallholder?

    Food stall­hold­ers are required to be reg­is­tered with the Depart­ment of Health and must ensure that they sub­mit their food reg­is­tra­tion with all oth­er doc­u­ments . Food reg­is­tra­tion cer­tifi­cates must be vis­i­ble at your stall with a clear descrip­tion of your prod­ucts and prices. It is high­ly rec­om­mend­ed that read and abide by the Depart­ment of Health’s Mobile and Tem­po­rary Food Premis­es Guidelines.

    5. What if I require gas and/​or electricity?

    All elec­tri­cal and gas equip­ment must be in accor­dance with NT Work­safe guide­lines. NT Work­safe bul­letins can be found at the end of this page. Please be aware that pow­ered sites are limited.

    6. Where is my site located?

    Please note there is no guar­an­tee of spe­cif­ic sites request­ed and site allo­ca­tion is up to the dis­cre­tion of the mar­ket coor­di­na­tor. Noti­fi­ca­tion of site allo­ca­tions will be sent out pri­or to each market.

    If you have any fur­ther ques­tions please con­tact the Alice Springs Town Coun­cil Com­mu­ni­ty Projects Offi­cer on (08) 8950 0505 or astc@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au