My Dunedin Itinerary

Autumn Events

Fringe Festival

8 – 15 March

Ed Sheeran (3 concerts)

29 March – 1 April

Ed-uke-ate Dunedin

Thursday 29 March - 12.30 to 1.30pm

1100 kids with 1100 ukuleles take on the Octagon for an epic performance, wet weather venue Town Hall.

Autumn Lights - Lantern Installation

Thursday 29th March: 5 – 9pm

Autumn Lights is a giant installation of spectacular lanterns with performers, music and special effects. This specially curated event features over 100 stunning giant lanterns created for the annual Dunedin Midwinter Carnival and will be an experience not to be missed.

Venue: The Athenaeum, Lower Octagon

Cost: Koha

Lunch Time Tunes – Lower Octagon

Friday 30 March: 12-30pm – 1-30pm

Come listen to two of Dunedin’s upcoming bands at this free lunch time concert.

Painted Blind

Do Speak Louder

The Shape of Sound Live!

Friday 30 March 4pm

Join music and science experts as that they dissect Ed’s songs through live music, experiments and explosions. WARNING: Involves awesome music, big explosions and fire (through the use of science, of course!). Proudly brought to you by NZ International Science Festival.

Venue: Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum

Cost: Free, but registration is required to guaranteed a place. Register here

Friday Family Concert – Lower Octagon

Friday 30 March 5-00pm – 7-30pm

Family entertainment, food and great music to be held at this free family concert. Listen to one of Dunedin’s youngest singer songwriters Emily-Rose Young as she kicks off the night.

Venue: Lower Octagon

Sounds Amazing!

Saturday 31st March: 10am – 4pm

Join the Otago Museum team for a day of hands-on fun, explorations and scientific wonder!

You’ll see hourly explosions, get physical with the effects of gravity on the Space Camp bouncy castle, use your senses to explore sound amplitude in the OM Tech Tent, take a closer look at the sun with solar telescopes and much more.

Otago Museum Reserve

Brought to you in association with Otago Museum

Wet weather venue, Hutton Theatre Otago Museum

Lunch Time Tunes – Lower Octagon

Saturday 31st March: 12-30pm – 1-30pm

Come listen to two of Dunedin’s upcoming bands at this free lunch time concert.

Sunday Sounds

Sunday 1 April- 1:00pm – 2-30pm

Dunedin Youth Orchestra performs a free concert at the Dunedin Botanic Gardens as part of Sunday Sounds Watch out for spontaneous, pop up entertainment in unexpected places!

Venue: Dunedin Botanic Gardens

Wild Dunedin NZ Festival of Nature

20 – 25 April

iD Fashion week

2 – 6 May

Puaka Matariki Festival

17 – 23 June


23 June

Midwinter Carnival

30 June

NZ International Science Festival

6 – 15 July

Pink – Beautiful Trauma

1 September!nk-beautiful-trauma

Shania Twain

22 December