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Auckland Diwali 2017

Event Details


Sat 14 Oct 2017 until Sun 15 Oct 2017


12.00pm until 09.00pm


Aotea Square



Celebrate the best of Auckland’s vibrant Indian culture at the annual Auckland Diwali Festival!

From noon to 9pm on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October, Aotea Square will come to life with the sights, sounds and flavours of India.

Tens of thousands of Aucklanders of all ages turn out each year for the Auckland Diwali Festival. It’s a celebration of Auckland’s ethnic diversity and a chance to enjoy and experience traditional and contemporary Indian culture in its many exciting forms.

The festival is free to attend, alcohol-free, smoke-free and family-friendly. Enjoy dance and musical performances, workshops and kids’ activities, plus sample the flavours of India fresh from a host of street food stalls. The festival finishes with a bang on Sunday night with the Barfoot & Thompson Fireworks Finale.

Win a trip for two to Singapore

WIN return flights for two to Singapore courtesy of of Air New Zealand with Asia New Zealand Foundation's Diwali photo/video competition.