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There are a number of parks and reserves across the municipality where the consumption of alcohol is allowed during specified hours.
View the gallery for location information, maps and times
Consuming alcohol outside set hours at these locations
Special permits may be applied for outside of these hours by contacting our Customer Service team on 08 8930 0300
You are not permitted to consume alcohol at anytime in the following locations
- Bicentennial Park, The Esplanade
- Bundilla Beach, Fannie Bay.
The regulations around drinking alcohol in public spaces in Darwin and across the NT have some complexities and are not always well understood.
Did you know? Drinking in public places in Darwin is generally not allowed within two kilometres of a licensed premises (whether or not it is operating) unless it is a council area with exemption periods. If you want to consume alcohol in these areas, you will require a permit.
The public may apply for a permit to consume alcohol in a Restricted Area for special events or functions.
Download the application form
City of Darwin
Harry Chan Ave, Darwin, NT 0800
Tel: 08 8930 0300
Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
Northern Territory Government
Level 3 NAB House, 71 Smith Street, Darwin NT 0800
GPO Box 1154, Darwin NT 0801
Tel 08 8999 1800
Fax: (08) 8999 1888