Sunday 14 July

10:00AM - 4:00PM | NAIDOC MARKETS, INMA & FASHION SHOW | TOWN SQUARE LAWN |

A buzzing NAIDOC market will feature stalls like Barber Black Kings and Minyma Arts, while a fashion show featuring the likes of YARN and Mgumpie Weaving will wow guests with the latest fashions from Indigenous enterprises of the region.

Visit the markets from 10:00am - 4:00pm, enjoy Inma at 11:00am, and fashion show from 12:00pm on the Town Square Lawn.

10:30AM | GOCA TOUR WITH ARTIST IN RESIDENCE | GOCA | 30 MINS

GoCA Tour with Artist in Residence

Join us for a tour of GoCA where we exclusively celebrate the vibrancy, creativity, and culture from the Central and Western Desert region. Learn about the origins of dot painting and be guided across traditional and modern Indigenous art as we shine a light on the artists through enriching discussions. Complimentary. No bookings required. 

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2:00PM | ARTIST TALKS AT GOCA | GOCA | 30 MINS

Gallery of Central Australia Artist in Residence Program with Beryl De Rose (Walkatjara Art)

Artist Talks at GoCA

Discover the artistry behind Dianne Robertson and Sarah Robertson's work from Iwantja Art Centre at GoCA's Artist Talks. Dive into their unique practices and creations directly from the artists themselves. Complimentary. No bookings required. 

2:00PM - 4:00PM | AUSTRALIAN NATIVE HIGH TEA | SAILS IN THE DESERT | 90 MINS

Australian Native High Tea

Australian Native High Tea at Sails in the Desert

Ahead of the official launch of Australian Native High Tea on 1 August, guests during NAIDOC Week can enjoy a pop-up High Tea where savoury and sweet bites are infused with native and Indigenous flavours. The 1.5 hour experience will operate daily and is accompanied by tea from Indigenous company Blak Brews, coffee, or an optional Sails in the Desert bellini. 

Available throughout NAIDOC Week, 2pm - 4pm. From $75 per adult and $45 per child. Bookings required, available online, and via hotel reception.

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3:00PM - 5:00PM | LIVE MUSIC | TOWN SQUARE LAWN

Enjoy live music from local Mutitjulu and Docker River bands from 3:00pm - 5:00pm on the Town Square Lawn.

FROM 6:00PM | KEEP THE FIRE BURNING DINNER | ARNGULI AT DESERT GARDENS HOTEL

Keep the Fire Burning Dinner at Arnguli

Featuring a BBQ grill and smoked-style menu, a special five-course dinner will highlight Indigenous ingredients and enterprises, like an amuse-bouche infused with gin from Beachtree Distilling Co. Guests will also enjoy a talk from one of Arnguli's Indigenous chef team, who will showcase the native ingredients and traditional culinary practices used.

Available nightly during NAIDOC Week, bookings recommended. Enquire at hotel reception.

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