Elemental Festival - Frequently Asked Questions
What is Elemental AKL?
This is the second year of Elemental AKL, a festival of arts, eats and beats – a region-wide spring festival in Auckland. Elemental AKL is delivered by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), Auckland’s economic development agency.
The jam-packed programme of more than 30 free and ticketed events will permeate Auckland with vibrancy and excitement, transforming eateries and bars, theatres, parks and public spaces. Elemental AKL celebrates creativity and diversity – a festival by the people for the people.
Where is Elemental AKL held?
There are more than 30 events taking place at public spaces, venues, eateries, marae and more, across the Auckland region. From Matakana Village to Mangere, Albert Park to Onehunga.
What events are on during Elemental AKL?
When does Elemental AKL start and finish?
Elemental AKL takes place from 1 October 2020 with events occurring at different times and places throughout the festival.
Is Elemental AKL family friendly?
Most of the events are not devised with children in mind but some are most definitely designed for all ages. Use the ‘Family Friendly’ filter on the search page to determine where the kids will be catered for and which events are restricted access with a focus on older festival-goers. Individual event listings will also include these details.
How do I buy tickets?
The event-listing page will provide a link to purchase tickets to specific events, as required. There are also free events available during the festival which will not require tickets or registration to attend.
What about the weather?
Most events will take place rain or shine, but do be sure to plan for all weather, to ensure you have fun regardless of the elements. In the event of severe weather, look at the event organiser’s Facebook event page for updates, cancellations or date-changes.
Where should I stay during the festival?
See here for advice on where to stay. Auckland’s hotels, motels and Air B&Bs are some of the world’s finest.
Where is the lost property?
Elemental AKL is made up of events put on by a range of different organisers. The organisers will look after lost property for their specific event so it is best to get in touch with them directly using the information on their website/booking page. Alternatively, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where should I park?
See the event listings for detail on the best way to get to your event, including accessible parking options. Where possible we encourage you to use public transport, use Journey Planner to find the quickest route to your event.
How do I get involved?
If you want to get involved as a volunteer, event organiser, commercial partner or take part in the festival in some other way, please contact:email@example.com.
Journalists and media professionals can request media releases, images and interviews with the Elemental AKL Communications & Media team. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Images and footage from Elemental AKL are for non-commerical purposes only.
How do I provide feedback?
If you want to give feedback, please contact email@example.com.
What else can I do in Auckland while I am here?
Aucklandnz.com website has loads of great information about things to do while you are in Auckland.