*Festival of Colour free opening!

Come along to the Lake Wānaka Centre outdoor stage for our festival welcome. You’ll see a short live performance by Loui …

Where: Lake Wanaka Centre outdoor stage

When: Sunday April 11, 5pm

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Big Data

When the answer to everything is at our fingertips, how much information is too much information? And who else has acces …

Where: Wanaka town centre

When: Saturday April 17, 10:30am to 2:20pm

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Cross the Line

Boy dancer meets girl skater in the skate park but do their friends approve?  Dancers and skaters may be very different …

Where: Wanaka Skate Park

When: Saturday April 17, 10am and 11am

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Insecurity Guards

Patrolling the streets of Wanaka, the Insecurity Guards are here to rid you of your pesky insecurities, helping you let …

Where: Patrolling the Wanaka CBD

When: Saturday April 17, from 9:30am on

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Lockdown Laundry

Katja Starke comes to town with her trusty old portable typewriter to listen to your lockdown experiences and write them …

Where: Bullock Creek Green - outside Speight's Ale House on Ardmore Street

When: Saturday April 17, 9:30am to 11:30am

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Love Letters and Break-Up Notes

Katja Starke does a fine line in love letters and break-up notes – customised for you, and written with integrity, some …

Where: Pacific Crystal Palace lawn

When: Saturday April 17, 12:30pm to 3pm

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Rollicking Entertainment

Exciting, terrifying and genuinely funny, roll up and join this dastardly duo. Come laugh, gasp and cheer – the carnival …

Where: Wanaka town centre

When: Saturday April 17, 9:30am and 11.30am

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Te Taki o te Ua / The Sound of Rain

A video installation weaving contemporary dance, waiata, taonga pūoro, animation, video and soundscape in a powerful vid …

Where: Lake Wanaka Centre foyer

When: Monday April 12 - Sunday April 18, all day

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The 8th Count

The 8th Count dance troupe is from Upper Hutt in Wellington – 22 hardworking dancers ranging in age from nine to 16 year …

Where: Buskers Square - outside Kai Whakapai

When: Saturday April 17, 12 noon

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The Air Between Us

A dance between two people in mid-air. Critically-acclaimed choreographer Chloe Loftus and award-winning disabled artist …

Where: Dinosaur Park, corner Ardmore Street and Lakeside Road

When: Saturday April 17, 4pm and 7.30pm

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Through the Eye of the Lens

A group of young Wānaka students have been exploring climate change through the lens of a camera. They workshopped clima …

Where: Lake Wanaka Centre and Pacific Crystal Palace

When: Monday April 12 - Sunday April 18, all day

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United Dance Crew

The United Dance Crew are a group of differently abled kids, youth and adults. Included in M!NT Charitable Trust’s activ …

Where: Buskers Square - outside Kai Whakapai

When: Saturday April 17, 3pm

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Windows over Wānaka

Michel Tuffery was a festival regular in our early years.  Now he returns, as Creative New Zealand’s Senior Pacific Arti …

Where: Helwick Street shopfronts

When: Thursday Aril 15 - Sunday April 18, all day

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