Southern Lakes Festival of Colour

The biennial Festival of Colour returned in April 2021. The Festival brings artistic and cultural experiences from around New Zealand and the world to the Wanaka and Queenstown Lakes communities. Held over seven exciting days and nights, visitors are treated to astounding performances and inspiring exhibitions set against the stunning backdrop of the Southern Lakes.

Electrifying art

Aurora Energy is a major sponsor of the Festival of Colour. Showcasing more than 30 performances across multiple venues in Wānaka, the festival is always an exceptional and exciting week.

In 2021, the festival exceed our box office targets, with more than 9,000 tickets sold, offered their biggest free street and community programme yet, and welcomed visitors from across the country to experience Wanaka as a destination for arts and culture.

Aurora Energy is proud to support the high levels of creative energy the Festival of Colour brings to the Otago region.

The next Festival of Colour takes place from March 26 to April 2, 2023. For more information please check out their website here