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Auckland Heritage Festival 2020

26 Sep 2020 - 11 Oct 2020


Saturday 26 September 2020, 12.00am - Sunday 11 October 2020, 11.30pm


Region wide, Auckland


Mostly free events, check website for details


Most events require booking in advance, check website for details



Learn about past generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest places and spaces and touch on our best-kept secrets.

Auckland Heritage Festival in 2020 brings many enlightening and intriguing events – some in person and some online - to the region; events to suit all tastes and ages. Choose from exhibitions, walks, talks, tours, a vintage market and activities for kids. Or look for events marked as online to learn about our region's heritage from home.

Event-holders are set up to follow the COVID-19 protocols required at the prevailing alert level. However, if mass-gathering limits are too low, some events may change or move online. Check the website for updates closer to the time. 

Brought to you by Auckland Council.

Proudly presented by Ryman Healthcare.


Heritage Festival Guided Walk – Kennedy Park/Rahopara Pa

Take an educational walk through the historic tunnels and gun emplacements at Kennedy Park.

Heritage Festival Guided Walk – Te Puke o Tara/Hampton Park

A free guided walk and talk with your community park ranger and local historian through this historic volcanic reserve.

Auckland Heritage Festival – coming up in week one

Uncover the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with multiple events - in person and online - coming to the region from 26 September to 11 October.

Heritage Festival Guided Walk – Dove Myer Robinson Park, Parnell

A guided tour through the historic Dove-Myer Robinson Park and down to beautiful Judges Bay.

Heritage Festival Guided Walk – Kohuora Park, Papatoetoe

An interactive and educational guided heritage walk through Kohuora Park.

Old-school cool for St Heliers Library

St Heliers Community Library is going back to its original 1920s colours with a fresh coat of paint as part of its general maintenance programme.