Additional tickets released

We have some additional tickets now available for some of our most popular shows. These will be available online or by phone 022 4 849 669 from 12pm noon on Friday 17th. These tickets are available on a first come first served basis.

Performances with tickets now available are:-

  • All performances of Every Brilliant Thing
  • KIRI
  • How to keep an Alien  (Thursday)
  • Pass The Gat
  • Heart goes Boom, Head goes Bang (Sunday)
  • Tami Neilson and her band  (Friday)
  • Dr Karen Hitchcock – Don’t ever grow old
  • The Nukes
  • Lady Rizo  (Saturday)
  • Christchurch Symphony Orchestra with Michael Houstoun
  • Hudson & Halls Live! – both nights

These tickets are available on a first come first served basis online or by phone 022 4 849 669 from 12 noon Friday 17th March.

And don’t forget our additional Aspiring Conversations session on ‘Innovation & Disruption’ on Saturday 8 April 9am with Kathryn Parsons of internet start-up Decoded, and Jason Pellegrino of Google NZ and Australia. And of course our Cocktail Party fundraiser on Monday 27th March is a great way to get into the festival spirit. Tickets ae $45 and all proceeds raised from the evening will go towards commissioning a new work for the 2019 Festival. You can download the auction catalogue here [link] to see the amazing list of donated items.

A word from our sponsors

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Oakridge Resort is proud to sponsor the Festival of Colour 2017 in Wanaka.  Oakridge has a range of accommodation options for festival goes ranging from Studio Hotel Rooms to Two Bedroom Apartments. Please visit or call us on 0800 706 707 to book now.