Council Events

Night Markets

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

2022 Night Markets:

  • 14 April – cel­e­brat­ing Par­rtji­ma Fes­ti­val in Light
  • 9 June – cel­e­brat­ing Finke Street Par­ty & Night Markets
  • 22 Sep­tem­ber – cel­e­brat­ing Desert Festival
  • 18 Novem­ber – cel­e­brat­ing Sum­mer S.A.M. youth festival
  • 9 Decem­ber – Coun­cil’s Christ­mas Car­ni­val & Night Markets

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

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 con­tact the ASTC Com­mu­ni­ty Projects Offi­cer, on 8950 0505 or astc@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au or com­plete the Night Mar­ket Stall­hold­er Agree­ment and sub­mit to Alice Springs Town Coun­cil. 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.

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