20th – 25th April, 2017
Join us as we celebrate Autumn
at the Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival

5 days of Festival favourites over the ANZAC long weekend, including the Market Day & Street Parade on Saturday 22nd April with other exciting events that are brewing at the moment. Keep an eye on the website and we will update all the event details for the 2017 festival!

What an awesome 2017 Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival! Thanks to everyone who helped us in so many ways and especially to our wonderful sponsors whom without there would be no festival.




Dates for the 2018 Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival are 19-23rd April.

If you are keen to be involved in any way please email info@arrowtownautumnfestival.co.nz

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About Our Festival

Now running for 33 years the festival attracts large numbers of locals and visitors.

Each year we hold a number of events suited to people of all ages and nationalities with a focus on community. We are all about involving people in a variety of ways and helping them come together to create and enjoy a festival full of good old fashioned fun! Our iconic events include the Art Exhibition at the Lakes District Museum, the Parade and Market day, the Pie, Pint and Pinot, the Gold Panning Championships and the Fun Dog Show.

Get Involved

There are may ways you can get involved in the festival – entering events, volunteering your time, or becoming a “Friend of the Festival” with a donation.

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In recent years, a local Arrowtowner is awarded an “Unsung Hero” award for their contribution to community life. Find out more