Auckland Heritage Festival

Auckland Heritage Festival 2020

Uncover some of the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with events across Auckland - many FREE or LOW COST.

26 September to 11 October 2020


Learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest places and spaces, touch on our best-kept secrets and celebrate our heritage.


Auckland Heritage Festival in 2020 brings many enlightening and intriguing events – some in person and some online - to the region; events to suit all tastes and ages. Choose from exhibitions, walks, talks, tours, a vintage market and activities for kids. Or look for events marked ONLINE to learn about our heritage from home!


As Auckland Council seeks to achieve greater cost-efficiency across all our projects, this website is the primary source of event information for the festival this year. Please note the detailed festival booklet will not be printed.


COVID-19 Updates

Many events ask you to register in advance, for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. Thank you for complying with this requirement and helping us deliver a memorable festival in 2020.


Event-holders are set up to follow the COVID-19 protocols required at the prevailing alert level. However, if mass gathering limits are too low, some events may change. Check this website for updates closer to the time, or stay in touch with the event contact.

Upcoming events

Auckland architects: online photographic exhibition

Wednesday 30 September-Sunday 11 October

FreeAccessibleOnline

Uncover the secrets of play in a Victorian house

Wednesday 30 September-Sunday 11 October, Wed-Sun: 11am-3pm

Family activitiesCentral Auckland

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