Get ready for two weeks of arts and frivolity in a magical setting!
Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival is a vibrant outdoor festival showcasing an exciting collection of the region’s creative community and a curated selection of national and international shows. Predominantly staged within the world-famous Hamilton Gardens, 2020 see’s us stretching into the CBD for the first time.
Our 2020 line-up includes big names like Fly My Pretties, NZ Opera, Laura Daniels, Dust Palace, NZ Dance Company, Nadia Reid and F.C.C making up a selection of our 52 incredible events.
Each night our Grassroots Festival Hub comes to life with free entertainment on the University of Waikato Stage of Enlightenment, food trucks and the Good George bar - all to help get your evening of entertainment underway.
Head along to get your fix of comedy, theatre, music, children’s shows, experiences, cabaret and some much more and most of your summer nights in Hamilton.