It's all about vintage glamour and style at the Art Deco Festival. © Shellie Evans

Dial up the style at the Napier Art Deco Festival


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Get your glad rags on and join the revellers at the Napier Art Deco Festival.  

After a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in 1931 which decimated Napier, the hardy Hawke’s Bay folk set about rebuilding the small city. The result is a perfect time capsule of period architecture. 

Art Deco, Spanish Mission and Stripped Classical buildings abound, in a city that’s internationally renowned for its unique collection of architectural style. 

While you can visit year-round to appreciate curlicue cornices and ziggurat lines, why not get into the spirit – brogues and all – at the annual Art Deco Festival. 

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Let the festivities begin! #adf2018

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Find your fedora, shine up your spats and flutter your feather boa, this is an event not to be missed.

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Dancing in the streets 🎉

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Each year the region dials up the glamour with more than 250 fabulous events – from period cars and picnics to dancing and dining. There’s music galore, fireworks displays and an aerobatics of not insignificant plumage.

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