OUR PROGRAM

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3 PM - 4PM

HAPPY HOUR

It's Happy Hour at the Mango Beach Club. Come in and grab yourself a mango beverage and then sit back, relax and soak up Darwin's tropical summer as we celebrate mango season.

3 PM - 6:30PM

MANGO TASTING

The mango farmers have travelled to the city to meet their mango loving consumers. Come wander through the Mango Greenhouse and meet some of Darwin's best mango farmers, hear about their mango growing practices, ask questions and best of all…taste their mangoes!

3 PM - 6:30PM

MANGO FEASTS AND TREATS

Head on over to The Mango Shed where there is lots to discover. You can take a break from the sun and try a range of mango foods on offer, get involved in mango painting and learn about the  mango and farming industry.

3:15PM - 3:30PM

FESTIVAL OPENING

The NT Mango Industry Association welcomes you to the 2021 Mango Madness Festival at the Darwin Waterfront.

3:30PM - 6:30PM

TROPICAL SUMMER BEACH PARTY

Its' mango season, which means Darwin's tropical summer is here. Bring your swimmers, and have fun in the water with water floats, water activities and games or simply lay back on a sun lounger and watch the mango madness. This family friendly zone encourages you to relax, get active, get involved and get cool! There is live music all afternoon and the Mango bar nearby,

3:30PM -4:30PM

MANGO CUP

Activate Darwin with Hospitality NT have been looking for Darwin's best mango beverage. Be here to watch applicants wow the judges with their secret mango recipes and beverage making presentation skills.

 3:30pm - 6:30pm

LIVE MUSIC

It's not a festival without live music! Kick back around the Mango Bar and beach and listen to live music.


3:30pm - David Spry delivers infectious rhythms that only a dance will remedy. Spry is solidifying the fresh new sound of Australian Roots and forging new storylines for Contemporary Indigenous music.

5pm - Liv Heyer strumming her way from gig to gig on her guitar and ukuleles hand-made by her dad, is the perfect way to relax, whilst sipping on mango beverages and watching the sun go down.

4:30PM - 5:00PM

CHEFS KISS

Come and watch experienced chef, Martin Bouchier, whose restaurant, Phat Mango won the Golden Plate 2021 award for Best New Restaurant.

Martin will be on the Mango Stage sharing his award winning skills as a chef to deliver a live cooking demonstration using Darwin finest mangoes.

3:30PM -6PM

MANGO MADNESS GAMES

It’s time to get a bit mango mad and get ready for the Mango Madness Games. The games are open for all ages and abilities to register on the day, including the family favourite, Mango Eating competition. Teams and individuals will battle it to be crowned the winner.

6PM -7PM

HAPPY HOUR 2

It's Happy Hour again at the Mango Beach Club. Come in and grab yourself a final mango beverage before we bring the 2021 Mango Madness Festival to a close.

6:30PM - 7PM

MANGO AWARDS

It's time to award the Mango winners from the Mango Madness Games and the Mango Cup. Cheer on members of our community for getting involved, having some sticky fun and for celebrating Darwin's mango season.