The Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Print this page

  • 19 - 22 Jun 2015

  • unconfirmed event

Find the perfect hat from among more than 4,000 'beanies' on display during the weekend of music, Beanie Olympics, textile workshops and kid crafts.

There are hats and hats - these beanies stretch the definitions like never before.

The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is a unique event that celebrates this great Australian icon. It's the place people can come to find the perfect beanie from among more than 4,000 beanies displayed at the Araluen Cultural Precinct in Alice Springs.

A full weekend with music, the famous tea shop, the Beanie Olympics, and a fantastic program of textile workshops and crafts for kids. Indigenous artists from local communities demonstrate their ancient spinning techniques and basket making. There are textiles on display and for sale for any budget.

Opening Night party is not to be missed - come and enjoy the entertainment and see the prize winning beanies paraded under the stars. The competition exhibition remains on display for several weeks after the festival. Come and have some wild and woolly fun, in June.

Entry is via a gold coin donation, and there is a visitor's entry fee into the Araluen Galleries.

Event date:

  • 19 June 2015 - 22 June 2015

Event type:

  • Art and Culture
  • Classes, Lessons and Workshops
  • Festivals and Celebrations
  • Leisure
  • Leisure

Entry cost:

  • Free entry

Payment options:

These links display recommendations about the current location. this information has been stored under tabs. The first tab contains the recommendated places to go. The second tab contains the recommendated things to do. The third tab contains the recommendated tours. The fourth tab contains the events. The fifth tab contains the accomodation.