Auckland Diwali Festival


Aotea Square & Queen Street, Auckland City Centre

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Saturday 8 October 2022
Sunday 9 October 2022



Auckland Diwali Festival (1)
Tātaki Auckland Unlimited
Auckland Diwali Festival
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New Zealand’s premier Indian festival, Auckland Diwali Festival, returns to Aotea Square in the city centre on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October.

Join the free festivities showcasing the best of Indian culture, cuisine, arts and crafts, and fashion from various regions across the country.

Some festival favourites will be on show too, including:

  • Three action-packed performance zones:
    • The Aotea Stage showcasing big bands, Bollywood dance competitions and Indian classical dance performances.
    • The Street Zone with interactive dance experiences.
    • The Queen Street Stage featuring classical Indian instrumental music, Eastern/Western jazz fusion, and a pumping DJ to end each night.
  • A delicious array of regional Indian cuisine.
  • Rangoli workshops for all ages.
  • Vibrant stalls of Indian arts and crafts, fashion and jewellery.
  • Fun competitions and giveaways through the weekend.
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