Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

This year we celebrate our fifth anniversary, so it seems fitting that we step it up a gear or two. We bring you amazing Kiwi legends, along with outstanding local and international acts. A programme featuring blues to burlesque, circus to comedy, cabaret to Ceilidh, dance to delight, theatre to thrill, and a fantastic selection of literary treats in our Readers and Writers pprogramme.

We have the beautiful 1930s Victoria Spiegeltent as our hub, offering a unique experience in an incredible atmosphere, with increased seating and better sightlines. Our fabulous Festival Garden is there for you to relax with local food and wine before, during and after the shows.

The festival kicks off with our flagship show, Limbo, easily the biggest, boldest and greatest show to be included in our festival line-up to date. Limbo has received rave reviews and played to sell-out houses in major cities around the world, and we are putting it all on the line to feature it here in Hawke's Bay for our anniversary celebration! Do not miss it!

Check out the full programme, and get booking.

Event Dates

15 - 28 October 2019

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