Celebrating the unique culture and heritage of New Zealand’s sole French settlement and the boutique harbourside town of Akaroa.
Theatrical and historical live re-enactment of the arrival in 1840 of The Comte de Paris
The Canterbury Brass Band lead The Parade
Stellar variety acts mixed with burlesque and comedy.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with a diverse selection of food and coffee vendors, various alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available.
Family entertainment is at the forefront of the festival with plenty to see and do; market stalls, French games, fashion show, music & entertainment.
Free parking is available around the streets of Akaroa village, but limited by the main beach and waterfront. Please don’t drink and drive.
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