Beacon Festival returns to the Tāmaki Makaurau waterfront in 2023. 

When it is nice, do it twice ☀️ Beacon Festival returns to Queens Wharf, Tāmaki Makaurau with their biggest line-up yet across two days, March 18-19 2023. Want to head along to both days of the festival? Enter our competition below to be in to win one of two double weekend passes (a pass for you and a pass for a mate to enter on both the 18th & 19th). 

This March, Friendly Potential returns to Auckland’s iconic Queen’s Wharf waterfront for the third edition of BEACON FESTIVAL - an open-air celebration featuring the best electronic music the world has to offer. This time, BEACON FESTIVAL is bigger than ever, running over two days with a huge lineup of local and international acts.

Who's playing?

AJ Honeysuckle (NZ); Atarangi (NZ); Aw B (NZ); Awa (NZ); BBYFACEKILLA (NZ); Ben UFO (UK); Benny Salvador (NZ); Borrowed CS LIVE (NZ); Call Super (UK); Carlotta (NZ); Claire Morgan (AU); DJ Assault (US); DJ EZ (UK); DJ Tuāfale (NZ); Ebb (NZ); Eclair Fifi (UK); Eddie Chacon & John Carroll Kirby LIVE (US); Eden Burns (NZ); Flo Wilson LIVE (NZ); GALOLEAFI (NZ); Helena Hauff (DE); Hurricane Emily (NZ); Jazzie B (UK); Keepsakes (NZ); KETTAMA (IE); Kim Ann Foxman (US); Lil Mofo (JP); Luna (NZ)
Michael Logie LIVE (NZ); moktar (AU); Moopie (AU); Psychic Glands (NZ); Ruby Savage (UK); Scarlett (NZ); Sequentia (NZ); SHY ONE (UK); Soichi Terada LIVE (JP); Space Ghost (US); Tim Reaper (UK)


Want to purchase a ticket now? See full event details and ticket link, here.

Terms and conditions
  • Competition runs from Friday March 3 2023 to Tuesday March 7 2023 at 11:59pm.
  • Winner will be contacted on Wednesday March 8, 2023 and must reply by email within 48 hours to maintain eligibility. If winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be picked at random and contacted.
  • Entries received after the end of competition will not be eligible. 
  • Only one entry per person.
  • Prize is one double two-day pass to Beacon Festival on 18 & 19 March 2023. 
  • There will be two winners. 
  • The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and is not redeemable for cash or other prizes.
  • Heart of the City will never ask for credit card details. 
  • Winner's contact details will be shared with the team at Beacon Festival to organise the prize.