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.

More information, such as the festival programme, will be available in September 2017.

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Check out some highlights from Auckland Diwali Festival 2016
Diwali Festival 2016
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