Is is very well known to the people who attend the Newtown Festival Street Fair held every year in March, this is the main event, including 12 stages, and over 80 performance acts of up and coming music from Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch and Auckland. This year was a record number of 80,000 people who helped celebrate the Festival’s 21st year.
The Street Fair is one of NZ’s largest markets, with 380 stalls sprawling over 11 urban blocks. Featuring a world food selection in over 120 food stalls, as well as boutique crafts and gourmet tasting, and the region’s favourite market regulars. The local shops, cafes and bars come to the party by setting up out on the street, promoting specials & unique menus, and hosting the party well into the night.