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Elemental AKL

01 Oct 2020 - 20 Nov 2020


Thursday 1 October 2020, 12.00am - Friday 20 November 2020, 11.30pm


Various locations across Auckland


More than 30 free and ticketed events. Visit the website for details


Elemental AKL is a festival celebrating arts, eats and beats across Auckland.

From delectable feasts and culinary crawls to immersive installations and showstopping performances, Elemental AKL will tell a spellbinding tale of Tāmaki Makaurau’s diverse culture, cuisine, and creativity.

The impressive selection of events and experiences highlights Auckland’s growing reputation as a culinary destination.

The line-up features celebrity chefs including Ben Bayly, Josh Emett, Michael Van de Elzen and Sid Sahrawat, as well as culinary crawls, farm-to-fork cooking classes, wine tasting, cocktail foraging, behind the scenes experiences and events such as Te Ahi Kōmau, which showcase the best in Māori cuisine and kai innovation.

Talented creatives will make Auckland their stage with immersive installations and showstopping performances - from indie to electronica, waiata to haka.

Choose from a host of events to inspire and delight as the days get longer -  Elemental Nights, a curated concert series from Live Nation; Synthony, Best Of, a collaboration between the Auckland Symphony Orchestra, DJs and vocalists; three unique Silent Disco Citywalks and more.

In its second year, Elemental AKL is delivered by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED).

Elemental AKL events will transform eateries and bars, theatres and public spaces across Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland - from Matakana Village to Mangere. 


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