Best Christmas Gift ideas for Darwin families

Christmas gifts ideas Darwin

It is never too early to start your Christmas shopping. In fact Christmas is fast approaching with 6 weeks to go! If you have a family member that is challenging to buy for or you are just looking for something unique, check out this list of Christmas gift ideas for Darwin families. We have rounded up some great local options to support our Darwin businesses this Christmas.

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The Amazing Burning Circus – all about them & their services

burning circus
When you first meet the Burning Circus duo Trinket and Brad you will be amazed by their energy, their personalities and fun antics! I first met Trinket and Brad at a School holidays gig in 2017 and I was immediately drawn to how they interact with kids and their fun energy and kind nature. They opened up their Burning Circus Headquarters and Big Top Coffee Shop in December 2017 which is located at 6 Charles Street in Stuart Park and it has just gone from strength to strength. I caught up with them recently to discuss all the various services and fun circus workshops they offer to families and a bit more about the Burning Circus.

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Fannie Bay Super Pizza – Kids Eat FREE deal family friendly restaurant

Fannie bay super pizza

Fannie Bay Super Pizza is an amazing kid friendly restaurant. As a Mum to four young kids I know taking kids out to dine at a restaurant can be challenging and tricky most of the time. Will the kids like the food, will the kids be too noisy or messy, will it be too busy, is the place family friendly? What do they have to keep my kids entertained or will I have to put an Ipad or my phone in front of them to keep them busy. Fannie Bay Super pizza ticks all the boxes for a family friendly restaurant and it is fast becoming a favourite place for my family to go to.

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Family Friendly Dining out in Darwin and kids eat free

Kids eat free

Kids eat FREE Darwin! Yes you read that correct! Dining out with the family can quickly become an expensive outing. We have rounded up some great family friendly venues around Darwin, Palmerston and the rural areas which cater for families. Some have playrooms/playgrounds which we have indicated and all have some sort of meal deal for the kids! Kids eat free or other special offers. We hope you enjoy a night out with your family!

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My Local Business: Bellezza by Tam

From her local beauty salon in Darwin NT let us introduce you to Tam. Her vision and story, is one of creations. A unique little haven of love, community, relaxation and serenity. This is the story of Belleza by Tam

How long have you been running your business in Darwin?

I created this business five years ago. Using the previous 10 years of experience I had accumulated working in large day spas. One of the things I felt was missing was the nurturing element. Big business is about money and it was not satisfying work making the bucks for big business and doing nothing for my local community I had grown to love so much. So, when the day spa I was working for 5 years ago suddenly sent 9 of us redundancies I took a chance. A leap of faith into creating something unique to me…Initially starting with changing the emphasis from clients and numbers to friends, health and wellbeing.Continue Reading →

The Top Local Darwin markets to visit

Mindil at Night

Darwin markets are pretty unique. If you travel interstate or overseas the markets elsewhere are just not the same. During the dry season the outdoors lifestyle is in full swing. Many families visit various markets with their interstate guests, or just as a family outing. Nothing beats taking a picnic rug, chairs or just sitting on the sand at Mindil beach. Soaking up the atmosphere. There are still a few markets that occur all through the year including the wet season. Please see our Market page for a full list of when and where each market is held. Here are two of our favourite Dry season markets!

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