My Dunedin Itinerary

Spring Events in Dunedin

Dunedin is host to a crazy mix of exciting events this Spring.

Untitled (D21.281 Galari Bargan), 2018

Until 31 Dec, 2018

Exhibition by Sydney based artist Johnathan Jones which uses light, pattern and repetition to explore Aboriginal practices and relationships, and ideas connected to Indigenous knowledge, value and culture.

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est. 1868 Exhibition

25 August, 2018 – 14 April, 2019

Established in 1868, Otago Museum’s 150th anniversary falls on 12 September 2018 and it is marking this milestone with an exhibition celebrating the diversity of the Museum’s collection.

est. 1868, in the Museum’s Special Exhibitions Gallery, will open to the public on Saturday 25 August and will run until 14 April 2019. Admittance is free.

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Glenfalloch Night Garden

19 – 21 September

Spend an enchanted evening exploring the illuminated wonders of the Glenfalloch Night Garden where spring blossoms and sparkle combine for a magical experience.

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Arts Festival Dunedin

21 - 30 September 2018

A boutique biennial arts festival in Dunedin festival celebrating the excellent and the extraordinary. Outstanding acts from across all arts genres descend on Dunedin for a week of dazzling performances that are at once thought-provoking and dazzling.

See the full programme here

Targa New Zealand – The Ultimate Road Race

24 - 25 October 2018

Catch this unique motorsport event as it comes through Dunedin with three race categories heading up into the surrounding scenic roads and on display in the central city.

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The Great Kiwi Home and Living Show

3 - 4 November

Two days bursting with home and living inspiration and ideas from architecture and design to kitchen and bathroom, interior designs and home entertainment.

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Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival

10 November 2018

Now in its 6th year, the Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival is a hugely popular event. Held at the covered Forsyth Barr Stadium, the festival brings together the best local and national brews and food, music from Bic Runga and LMNOP and a whole lotta fun to create the best day out of the year. Numerous off-shoot events pop up around Dunedin in the days leading up to event creating a citywide festival vibe.

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