Thanks for your support – we’ll see you in early October 2016!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to making the inaugural 2015 Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival such an outstanding success.

We’ve been overwhelmed by the support for this festival from the local community, supporters, volunteers and crew.

To our sponsors and supporters, we thank you for your trust and belief. Without your support, this event would not have been possible.

To the performers and artists, thanks for bringing your amazing talent to Hawke’s Bay – we loved each and every one of your performances.

To our audiences, thanks for being open to new experiences and for embracing our festival with such enthusiasm.

We’re thrilled to announce the dates for the 2016 Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival - 4th - 16th October. This year, we'll be adding some exciting new venues to the festival line-up, so watch this space for more information. Or sign up below to become a Friend of the Festival and be the first to know about what we've got in store!


Aroha nui

The Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival team


Take a look back at the 2015 festival!

Special Thanks

To our sponsors