14 July 2019

The 2019 Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta is an event not to be missed! An iconic event of Darwin estalished in 1974 and continuing today is an event for all with beer can as well as other can and bottle boats; plenty of activities for the kids and a fun day out at the beautiful Mindil beach.

The day includes sandcastle competitions, running races, thong throwing competitions, kayaking races, team events, a bar open for the adults and of course the beer can battles. Make sure you have a look at our photo galleries to see the previous years fun!

The entry is a gold coin donation given at the gate; if you would like to enter a boat please use the registration form downloadable form the registration tab. if you want to enter the beach activities you can do that on the day free of charge.

There are also prizes to be won! With the winner of each event getting between $50 and $500 prize money. A total of $2500 is given to lucky winners, with the possibility of winning more than one race you could walk away with $1000!

The 2018 Beneficiary was Asthma Foundation NT

The 2017 Beneficiaries were the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard and SIDS & Kids NT

See our program of activities. There is no BYO due to our licence. Soft drinks and water will also be available. Mindil Beach Sunset Markets (food and craft stalls) will be trading all day. There are great opportunities for companies to get a high profile presence at the event.

Please visit the beneficiaries page for more details.


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Casuarina NT 0811
Email: secretarydarwinbeercanregatta@gmail.com