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Thursday 20th-Sunday 30th October 2022

Our longest running annual arts festival is back on the boards and out in the community with a celebratory programme that harnesses the talents of creatives and artists from Whakatū, Aotearoa and around the world.

Boasting 58 unique events and the participation of over 200 artists the 28th Nelson Arts Festival programme offers 11 days of must-see arts events from 20 – 30 October. Everything from exhibitions, performances, workshops, whispers in the streets, parties, words, discussions, rituals, residencies, and unforgettable experiences will take over halls, theatres, galleries, heritage sites, Kōhanga Reo, a boxing gym and digital platforms across Whakatū.

View the full programme at https://www.nelsonartsfesti...

Family Friendly


October 20–30


Nelson & suburbs, Mapua / Moutere / Motueka

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

various incl. free events

Tickets from Ticketing Website


Additional Info

Official Website


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