Journey into Auckland city centre to witness Queen Street, Takutai Square, Aotea Square and more come alive with beats, melody and movement delivered by vibrant, brilliant artists.

Listen to resounding music and song at Elliott Stables with food before a Festival show. Wander down Queen Street to hear drummers and songsters. Take in a Graffiti Battle in action on Elliott Street. Witness culture in action in the window of Smith & Caughey’s store. Visit Aotea Square for music and dancing. Head on down to Takutai Square for a lunchtime boogie or a Saturday family show.

With talent dancing in the streets, make sure to keep an eye on this page for updates, as this free, family-friendly line up of activities unfolds before your ears, eyes and tastebuds!



Friday, 15 March
5pm | Elliott Stables | Marian Burns 

Sunday, 17 March 
1.30pm | 268 Queen Street | Projekt Team 
3pm | Aotea Square Stage | Latinissimo 

Tuesday, 19 March 
12.15pm | Takutai Square Britomart | Latinissimo & Line Dancing

Wednesday 20 March 
5.30pm | 268 Queen Street | Anuanua Dance Troupe 

Thursday 21 March 
12.15pm | Takutai Square, Britomart | Anuanua Dance Troupe
5.30pm | Elliott Stables, 39-41 Elliott Street | Te Whainoa Te Wiata

Friday, 22 March 
5pm | The Civic Theatre | Seumanu Simon Matāfai
5.30pm | Elliott Stables, 39-41 Elliott Street | Kyla Greening 
5.30pm | 268 Queen Street |Austellus Vocal Ensemble 

Saturday, 23 March 
11am | Darby Street | Graffiti Battle 
5pm | Takutai Square, Britomart | Anuanua Dance Troupe 

Sunday, 24 March 
1.30pm | 268 Queen Street | Te Whainoa Te Wiata 
3pm | Aotea Square | Undergrand Family Karaoke 

Get more details here

Presented with support from Auckland Council, the city centre targeted rate and Britomart. 

Auckland Council

Also at Auckland Arts Festival 2024

$2 per hour to a max of $12 on weekends and a $12 flat rate for weekday evenings at The Civic car park. Find out more

Last updated: 12 November 2023