Planning is well underway for the 36th Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival.

The 2021 festival will run from 22nd – 26th April.

ASB Market Day registrations are now closed, however you may still click the link below to register and be placed on our waiting list.

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The Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival Committee

2021 Festival Events

This is just a small selection of the amazing events you’ll find at this years Arrowtown Autumn Festival – see the full programme for more details.


Registrations for the 2021 ASB Market Day are now closed, however you may still register and be placed on our waiting list.

The 2021 festival dates are:  22-26th April.

About Our Festival

Now entering its 36th year, the festival attracts large numbers of locals and visitors to our beautiful town during one of the most colourful times of year.

We hold a number of events suited to people of all ages 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.

2021 program coming soon!