Fashion, Film & Art

Defying the passage of time and one of the first international styles of design, Art deco fashion introduced geometric shapes and long lines and bias-cut dresses. It was a glamorous time for evening gowns and exaggerated accessories. We will showcase screwball comedy movies, fashion shows, an exhibition, retail therapy and collectables fairs.

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17 - 19

February -

Departs from the Art Deco Centre, 7 Tennyson St, Napier.

Fashion Retailers Art Deco Walking Tour

Don’t panic if you’re missing a few essential Art Deco pieces for your outfit. We can help. Be whisked around on a hosted whirlwind tour of all the retail hotspots to grab your outfit and accessories.


February 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Faraday Centre Museum, Faraday Street, Napier.

Frankenstein & Friends @ The Faraday

Venture through the doors and into our spine-tingling museum of monsters, vampires and mummies for an evening sure to please.

18 - 20

February 3:00 pm -

Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, Marine Parade, Napier.

Style Speakers Series

Following the success of previous speaker series, the Art Deco Festival presents another set of fashionable talks in 2021.

18 - 21

February -

Asher Hall, St Pauls Presbyterian Church, cnr Dalton & Tennyson St. Door sales.

Antique & Collectables Fair

The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout New Zealand to Napier to sell an extensive selection of antiques and collectables.

19 - 21

February -

Pacific Surf Life Saving Club, behind Ocean Spa, 42 Marine Parade, Napier.

Huge Deco Sale

The Huge Deco Sale features top quality items at the best prices from a personal family collection. Select from Vintage and Deco clothing, furs, jewellery, hats, gloves, shoes, accessories and more.


February 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Napier Soundshell, Marine Parade, Napier.

Fashion On The Foreshore Competition

The Art Deco Festival’s catwalk competition has undergone a makeover for 2021 to include more community involvement, updated categories and a renewed focus on creativity.

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