Art Deco Festival

suggested itineraries

If this is your first time to the Napier Art Deco Festival or you are looking for some inspiration for your next visit, take a look at our suggested itineraries below 

first time Deco 

This will provide a fabulous introduction to Napier Art Deco Festival for any first time visitor.

family deco

The Napier Art Deco Festival is a fun filled family event and we’ve highlighted the must-see’s right here! .

No Kids? No Problem

Are you footloose and fancy free for Napier Art Deco Festival?  We have the full on fun filled weekend waiting for you!

A Day out in hastings  

If Fox furs, boaters and beads are the order of the day, then look no further than the Hastings City Art Deco Market, where you can kit yourself out for the Napier Art Deco Festival

Festival Marquee

Our Festival marquee is a hub of activity over Festival from Friday 19th through to Sunday 21st February

Enjoy a pre-event drink in our wonderful arrival lounge and sit back, relax and soak up the Festival atmosphere

Festival Garden Bar

Experience Art Deco at its finest in the Festival Garden Bar overlooking the ocean and the perfect place to view the flying displays. The Festival Garden bar will offer a wide selection of beverages and catered food.

Opening Hours

Thursday 18th February:
Friday 19th February:
11.00am – 11.00pm 
Saturday 20th February:
10.00am – 10.00pm 
Sunday 21st February:
10.00am – 5.00pm

The Soundshell

Come down to the Soundshell throughout Festival weekend to enjoy music, dance and entertainment.  There will be some fantastic performances creating an amazing Deco atmosphere! Don’t miss out! 

Highlights include:

Whakatūwheratanga Opening Ceremony: Wednesday 17th at 12.00pm

Festival Opening, Friday Night with the Stars and the Memorial Flying Displays: Friday 19th from 7.00pm 

Charter Parade: Saturday 20th from 1.30pm (following Vintage Car Parade)

Memorial Flying Display: Saturday 20th at 12.15pm

Saturday Night at the Shell: Saturday 20th from 5.00pm

Deco Dog Parade: Sunday 21st at 9.00am

Tremains Gatsby Picnic: Sunday 21st from 1.00pm


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