Join us at Western Springs Park on 9 - 10 March 2024.

Pasifika Festival is free, family-friendly, smoke-free, and alcohol-free.


Festival Map

Informative summary of where entrances, vendors, & activities will be across Western Springs Park.

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We encourage the use of public transport or alternatives like e-scooter, ride shares (taxi), cycling and walking, where possible. Western Springs Park is an easy stroll or bike with the North western cycle path near Ponsonby, Grey Lynn, Westmere, Morningside and Western Springs. 

Festival Address:  Western Springs Park, Auckland 1022

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The roads around Western Springs can get very busy during Pasifika Festival, so we strongly recommend planning your journey using public transport where possible.

There are regular bus and train services to Western Springs from transport hubs across Auckland. 

We recommend using the Auckland Transport journey planner to see the public transport options for travelling to the festival.

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Join a guided bike tour with Nextbike. There are two guided bike rides to and from the festival each day. The 15km loop, starting and finishing in Mount Roskill, will take about two hours and is open to anyone over 14-years-old. Bring your bike and helmet or borrow them from the organiser. Registration is essential.

Saturday 9 March 9.30am-12.30pm REGISTER HERE 

Saturday 9 March 1.30pm-4.30pm REGISTER HERE 

Sunday 10 March 9.30am-12.30pm REGISTER HERE 

Sunday 10 March 1.30pm-4.30pm REGISTER HERE 


We're providing a free Park & Ride service from Unitec Mt Albert Campus to Gate C at Western Springs.

Here's how it works:

  1. Park your car at Unitec carpark (Gate 4, 154 Carrington Road, Auckland 1025).
  2. Take a short 5-10 minute shuttle bus to the festival at Western Springs.
  3. To return to Unitec carpark, use the same bus stop outside Gate C at Western Springs.

Click here for the Unitec carpark location.


Parking restrictions and road closures will be in place and with thousands expected to attend, the surrounding area will be busy with both vehicle traffic and pedestrians.

Paid public parking can be found at MOTAT's Aviation Hall car park and the car park outside TAPAC. Limited free parking is available in the streets surrounding TAPAC.

Limited accessible parking is available at the Caltex car park across from Gate A (Motions Road) for vehicles displaying a current mobility parking permit. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Changing facilities for young children and babies are in some of our public toilets. The locations are indicated on the map above. 

The festival gets busy, no pets are allowed. Service dogs are welcome.

Yes, this is family-friendly event.

Pasifika Festival is a smoke-free event. That includes vaping. 

No, none of the events for Pasifika Festival are ticketed this year.

Pasifika Festival is an alcohol-free event.

Yes, the festival is wheelchair accessible. Accessible drop-off points are available along Great North Road.

Some Pasifika Festival stallholders will have EFTPOS available for payment. Cash-out services will be available on-site. We recommend you come prepared with cash to avoid long lines at cash points.  

You can report lost property at the Information Booth located on the map above.  

St John medical teams are on site both days of the festival. If you or someone in your group suffers a medical emergency at the event, please alert a volunteer or staff member who will call for assistance. The St Johns tent location is indicated on the map above.

We aim to divert 80% of festival waste from landfill , and 100% of food serve-ware at the festival is recyclable or compostable

Bags must always remain on you, there is no bag check-in available. If bags or belongings are left around, they will be handed to lost property. 

You can refill your water bottle at the public water refill stations in the venue, and a small selection of vendors will be selling bottled water.

If you have further questions for the Pasifika team, you can reach us on [email protected]

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