Welcome to the enchanting and bewitching Crystal Palace. Based on the Belgium designed Spiegeltent of the 19th century, the Crystal Palace is a travelling 300 seat performance space that is sure to take your breath away.
Made up of 3000 pieces, this 40 tonne venue features all of the magic and opulence of a Spiegeltent, brushed with hints of Kiwiana culture.
With New Zealand ferns on the ornate mirrors, paua carved into the wooden pillars and gorgeous stained glass windows featuring harakeke, the Staples Rodway Crystal Palace is an opulent venue that will whisk you away and leave you smiling.
This festival the magical palace will play host to a vast and exciting selection of local, national and international shows, including; cabaret, comedy, music, theatre, and even a rock opera!
The Crystal Palace is located on Puke Ariki landing, and will bring a high-spirited ambience to the heart of New Plymouth’s CBD. There will be full bar and menu facilities available before, during and after shows.
Premium booths are available and shows in the Spiegeltent always sell-out well in advance, so book now to secure your spot!
Open to the public before and after shows, the Crystal Palace is sure to become the hub of the exciting Taranaki Arts Festival. You don’t want to miss seeing it.