Find the answers to all your Art in the Park questions here!
What is the dress code for opening night?
This is a night to enjoy, with wine, beer and a delicious tasting trio of canapés on arrival. Come in your glitz and glam or smart-casual. We look forward to celebrating with you.
I am an artist. How do I exhibit?
All of our exhibitions are now full for our 2023 Show. If you are interested in participating in next year’s Show please get in touch via the Artist Enquiry Form on the Contact page.
Do children go free to Opening Night?
Opening Night is a catered event therefore a full priced ticket must be purchased for each child attending. Free children’s tickets can only be purchased for GA days with an adult ticket.
How can I purchase an artwork?
Artworks are purchased and taken home with you from the event. There is also the option to collect your art work the next day from our dedicated collection desk. Wrapping for cash and carry customers will be complimentary and there will be dedicated sales wrapping and shipping desks on the main floor of the Show. If an art work needs to be shipped then this will be calculated and paid for at the shipping desk.
Can purchased artwork be shipped?
Yes. Pack N Send Takapuna is generously supporting Art in the Park this year. There will be a dedicated wrapping and shipping desk on site.
What are the opening hours for Art in the Park?
Opening night is Thursday 19th September from 6.30pm - 10.00pm. The opening times for the weekend show days vary from day to day. Friday 20th September is open from 2pm - 8pm. Saturday 21 September is open 9.30am - 6.30pm. Sunday 22 September is open 9.30am - 4pm. We recommend approximately a 2-hour visit for a thorough experience at the Show and to attend a highlight tour of Eden Park. Visitors will be asked to begin to make their way to the exit 20 minutes before close each day.
Where is the entrance to Art in the Park?
The entrance to Art in the Park is at Eden Park’s Gate D on Cricket Avenue.
How do I join Eden Park Tours?
Tours of Eden Park will leave from inside the stadium, from the concourse near the entrance to Art in the Park at Gate C and will be clearly sign-posted. Tours leave at different times across the General Admission Show Days and exact times will be confirmed closer to the event date.
Is there lift access?
Yes there is lift access. The show is fully accessible for those with mobility restrictions or wheelchair users. There is lift access and mobility parking available throughout Eden Park.
What food is available?
There will be complimentary canapés and beverages on opening night. A cafe and some drinks and snack outlets will be available inside Eden Park across the weekend show days.
Is there parking?
There is ample free car parking space around the stadium and the closest car parks are 1 and 2. Parking is not booked and so available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Security will be on-site to assist with directing you to the nearest car parking spaces.
Can I travel to Art in the Park using public transport?
Visit https://at.govt.nz to plan your journey by public transport. Taxis can drop you at the Cricket Avenue entrance to Eden Park. The nearest train station is Kingsland Station and it is a 5-minute walk to Cricket Avenue. The nearest bus stop is the 34 Sandringham Road stop and it is a 7-minute walk to Cricket Avenue. There are also bus stops at 63 and 84 Sandringham Road and these are a 15 minute walk to Cricket Avenue.
Does Art in the Park have access for people with disabilities?
There is lift access and mobility parking is available throughout Eden Park for those with a permit.
Are strollers/prams permitted?
No. These will need to be left outside.
Can children attend the show?
Yes, children under 14 go for free on General Admission days!
How do I register my child for the ReseneKids Corner?
The Resene Kids Corner is run on a first come, first serve basis and is for children aged 5-11 years. It was very popular last year, so we recommend arriving early so you don't miss out!
Head up to L6 and scan the QR code to register your child / children whilst you wait in line. Sessions are 1 hour and are strictly limited to 30 children. Leave your kids to create their own artistic masterpiece whilst you get to enjoy the show!
Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Session start times will be confirmed closer to the event.
Are cameras allowed?
You can take photos of the event, but not directly of artworks as these are copyrighted to the artist. Please speak to the artist before photographing their work. Please otherwise take as many photos at the event and don’t forget to tag us on social media @artintheparknz on Instagram and Art In The Park NZ on Facebook. #artintheparknz #edenparknz
Can I buy tickets at the door?
On the door ticket-sales are available for weekend show days only and cost $25. Opening night tickets need to be pre-booked.
For ticket queries please contact Ticketmaster directly by calling 09 970 9700 or visiting their help centre.
Are purchased tickets refundable?
Tickets are non-refundable unless the show is cancelled.
What if the show is cancelled or the date is moved?
In the unlikely event that the Show date is cancelled or the date is moved, you will be notified of the new Show date and your tickets will be valid for that new date. If you are no longer able to attend the new Show date then your ticket will be refunded to you.
Do I have to be vaccinated to visit Art in the Park?
Vaccine passes are no longer required for entry into Art in the Park.
Do I have to wear a mask at Art in the Park?
You are not required to wear a mask at Art in the Park and the choice to do so is optional. We recommend wearing a mask to keep yourself and others as safe as possible.
I am feeling sick. Can I attend Art in the Park?
It is best to stay home if you are feeling unwell. While we would love you attend, it’s safer for other guests if you stay at home. We appreciate your understanding in this matter. If you think you have COVID-19, please call Heathline for free on 0800 358 5453. They are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Alternatively, contact your doctor.
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