Festival of Colour 2023

Sunday, March 26 to Sunday, April 2

The Southern Lakes Festival of Colour celebrates the arts in all forms

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Held biennially over six exciting days and nights of brilliant performances and inspiring exhibitions the festival has its base in Wanaka and has a selection of events around the region in Luggate, Hawea and Cromwell and Queenstown.

Held in the dramatic months of autumnal splendour when the leaves don gold and the region becomes a place of gilded whimsy, the festival features events in theatre, music, literature, dance, visual arts and sculpture.

Held biennially:  26 March to 2April 2023

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