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The Big 80's Party - Darwin

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Darwin Amphitheatre

George Brown Botanic Gardens

The Gardens

Darwin, NT 0820


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Jump in your time machine and join us for “The Big 80’s Party”, centrally located within the picturesque George Brown Botanic Gardens, Darwin Amphitheatre on Saturday the 23rd June 2018!

We are excited to partner with Leconfield Wines (McLaren Vale, SA) to spoil you with a day of fine wine, local food and 80's music, memories and madness!

Arguably Australia's BEST 80's DJ's (Jaki J and Adrian Zac) will pump out the retro beats on the main stage from early afternoon, with added immersive 80's entertainment, guaranteed to keep a smile on your dial.

At sunset, the massive cinema lights up with an entertaining "80’s Flashback Montage", incorporating the best movies, news, fashion, dances, tributes, faces and memories. Then kick off your heels and party into the night, with the "Video Hits Mass-Karaoke Party"!

80’s costume attire is highly recommended to get you in the mood to paaaarty and join the best-dressed competition!

Each person attending "The big 80's party" will require an EVENT TICKET for entry, "Early Bird" starting from $65. Option to ADD on the Golden upgrade to your event ticket.

GOLDEN Upgrade - $39 per person (Additional to your Event Ticket), includes: *Reserved upfront seating in the entertainment arena, includes plastic chair hire which is allocated on a first in basis *Access to the "Golden Bar Zone" which includes private bar line and toilets *GOLDEN ticket “Specials” at select vendors including: Cocktails and Dreams Bar and selected food vendors.


2:00 pm: Gates Open, be on time for the BEST seats in the house!

2:00 pm: The BIG retro party with DJ’s Jaki J and Adrian Zac

7:00 pm: 80’s Flashback Montage on the massive cinema screen

8:00 pm: Video Hits Mass-Karaoke Party

10:00 pm: Event finish


Can I dress up 80's style?

OMG YES, seriously if you don't you will be disappointed! There is a best dressed competition and other immersive FUN for those that get their 80’s on! Check out pics from other eventsfor inspiration.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This event is strictly 18+, ID must be shown on entry Tickets are non-refundable.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking will be available at Mindil Beach car park.

What can I bring into the event?

  • A chair or picnic rug for the Event ticket seating area. Seats are provided with the GOLDEN upgrade.

  • Sealed plastic bottled water (still or sparkling) up to 1.5L in size.

  • Food, a platter to share with your mates! There will be a variety of hot/cold food options available at the event from local food vendors.

  • Cash! Limited cash out facilities available, so please be prepared.

  • A reusable plastic wine cup, to help the environment!

  • Sunscreen and a hat! There are no sheltered areas so come prepared for rain or shine.

  • If the forecast is for rain please bring suitable wet weather gear.

  • The coolest 80’s attire you can deck yourself out in, we can't wait to see your costumes!!!!

Can I bring Food and Drinks into The Big 80’s Party?

There is strictly NO BYO ALCOHOL into the event. The Big 80’s Party is a licensed event and alcoholic beverages can be purchased from the “Cocktails and Dreams” bar between 2pm and 10pm.

All non-alcoholic drinks including juice, soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks are also prohibited to enter the event (the only exception is sealed or empty plastic bottled water up to 1.5L)

Feel free to bring your own food. There will be food vendors on site, providing a range of delicious hot dinner options including vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan options. Hot drinks and sweet options will also be available.

What's the refund policy?

No refunds, please visit the website for full terms and conditions of purchase

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can either print your ticket or display it on your phone. As long as we can scan the QR code, either way is fine.

Are there passouts once I have entered the event?

There will be no pass-outs or re-admissions to the event.

Is my ticket transferrable?

Tickets are fully transferable, so ticket name change is not necessary if you are unable to attend the event and give your ticket to a friend. However, buying or selling tickets on third party websites (such as eBay and Gumtree) is NOT permitted. If a ticket is bought, sold or offered for resale third party website the Event Promoter may cancel the ticket without refund and you will be refused entry to the event. Only buy tickets from the original source.

What Hashtag do I use to see my pic on the bigscreen?

Use #Big80sDarwin on your Instagram pics so see them on the bigscreen at the event!

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please check out ALL of the FAQ's to answer your queries, or feel free to email email

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Darwin Amphitheatre

George Brown Botanic Gardens

The Gardens

Darwin, NT 0820


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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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