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Auckland Folk Festival

25 Jan 2019 - 28 Jan 2019


Friday 25 January 2019, 9.00am - Monday 28 January 2019, 12.00pm

25-28 January – visit the website for full programme details


Kumeu Showgrounds, Access Road, Kumeu, Auckland

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Early bird:

  • Adult with Weekend Camping: $141.88 ($135 + $6.88 fees)
  • Child Weekend: $15.38 ($15+ $0.38 fees)
  • Family with Weekend Camping: $270 ($260 + $10 fees)


The Auckland Folk Festival is New Zealand's largest folk music and dance festival.

Come and celebrate the 46th annual festival at the Kumeu Showgrounds on Auckland Anniversary Weekend.

With international guest artists, musicians from around New Zealand and six stages there is something for everyone!

First announcement:

  • Virelai (DNK)
  • Lindsay Lou (USA)
  • Irish Mythen (CAN)
  • Holly Arrowsmith
  • The Nukes
  • Candice Milner
  • Bernie Griffen & The Thin Men
  • Danny Priestley
  • Mike Harding

A full dance programme is complemented by music from early until late, a kids' stage and jams that go well into the night.

The Recorded Music Tui for Best Folk Artist is presented on Sunday, alongside performances from the finalists.

The Auckland Folk Festival presents folk music from around the world, including English, Irish, Scottish and American.

The Festival will kick off with our first opening ceremony on the Friday evening at 7pm, and music will run til late on Sunday night!

Stay tuned for more artist announcements and keep up to date on our Facebook page, Instagram or website.

Camping is included in your ticket and you can camp anywhere on site!

Student discount tickets available on the gate with ID.

Children under 10 free.

Please bring your own chair for concerts in our marquees!

Early bird tickets close on 31 December 2018.