Celebrate the best of our vibrant Indian culture at the annual Auckland Diwali Festival!
From 12 noon to 9pm on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October @ Aotea Square. 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.