20 March 2016 - 20 March 2016

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Take the opportunity to visit Bathurst Island to buy Tiwi art and craft at community prices and catch the skilful displays in the footy grand final.

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A fantastic chance to view and buy Tiwi Island artwork and watch a game of footy.

The Tiwi Islands Art Sale coincides each year with the Tiwi Islands Football Grand Final. This massive family gathering provides a rare opportunity for people to visit Bathurst Island and buy Tiwi art and crafts at community prices. The sale venue is the Tiwi Design Art Centre with a gallery of additional arts and crafts from Jilamara Arts and Crafts and Munupi Arts and Crafts from Melville Island. The sale on Sunday begins at 9am concluding around 1pm when the Football Grand Final kicks off, one of the Territory’s most eagerly anticipated sporting events. Many players elect to play barefoot and the game is fast and skillful.

The normal requirement for a visitor permit is waived for this day.

Event date:
20:March:2016 - 20:March:2016
Event type:
  • Exhibitions and Shows
  • Sporting Events
Entry cost:
Free entry