Outdoor Street Events

Enjoy fabulous outdoor street celebrations throughout the city from dancing, music, street performers and the most anticipated event of the festival – The Soap Box Derby! It’s a nail biting morning full of thrills and spills.

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19

February 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Napier Golf Club, Waiohiki Course, Napier.

Plus Four Golf Tournament

An 18-hole Ambrose Tournament at the Napier Golf Club’s Waiohiki course. Art Deco ensemble preferred.

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Free
19 - 20

February 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Napier Soundshell, Marine Parade, Napier.

Skybeam

See the night sky come to life with Wayne and his Skybeam HB team’s WW2 searchlight

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By Donation
20

February 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Meet on the pathway on the foreshore below the Veronica Bell Sun Bay, Napier Soundshell.

Bicycle Belles

Dust off your vintage or (vintage lookalike) bicycle and don your Deco duds to join this leisurely cycle along the Marine Parade Pathway to West Quay Ahuriri.

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Free
20

February 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Napier Soundshell, Marine Parade, Napier.

Saturday Night At The Shell

As the sun goes down the party heats up. Celebrate Deco and dance to classic tunes performed by a stellar line up of entertainers headlined by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band.

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20

February 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Festival Garden Bar, Lower Lawns, Marine Parade, Napier.

Great Deco Bake Off

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned baking competition? Inspired by classic village fête baking, take part in our Deco bake-off and show off your baking skills.

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Free
20

February 3:00 pm -

Napier Soundshell, Marine Parade, Napier.

Deco Spontane

During the 1930s people were devastated by the Great Depression so dancing became an outlet for expression.

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Free
20

February 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Clive Square, bottom of Emerson Street, Napier.

Napier Urban Farmer’s Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke’s Bay shopping experience, including freshly roasted coffee,

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Free
21

February 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Napier Soundshell, Marine Parade, Napier.

Deco Dog Parade

One of the most popular events the Deco Dog Parade is back and this year we know it’s going to be a biggie!

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Free
21

February 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Napier Soundshell, Marine Parade, Napier.

Concord Strings

Ease into the morning with local musicians from the Concord String orchestra. The orchestra will entertain you with a selection of Art Deco and Palm Court favourites including waltzes, rag time and movie themes.

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