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26-27 March 2022

CubaDupa 2022

The most Creative and Diverse street arts festival in Aotearoa is back this Summer! Open the Portal to CubaDupa and Join the Beautiful Disruption at one the most vibrant weekends in Pōneke, March 26 – 27.

Featuring over 200 artists, 19 hours of curated entertainment, and staged over 25 different creative zones, CubaDupa has something for everyone to enjoy and this year will feature a brand new festival layout that is designed to work with the Covid Protection Framework to ensure everyone can have a fun and safe time this Summer. Register now to be the first to hear how you can gain access to CubaDupa this year. More announcements coming in February.

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    CubaDupa FAQ

    What weekend is CubaDupa?

    March 26th and 27th 2022.

    Where is CubaDupa?

    CubaDupa is held on Cuba Street and across its neighbouring streets, within Wellington CBD.

    Do I need an NZ vaccination pass to go to CubaDupa?

    Under the new Covid-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Light System) you will need to present your NZ vaccination pass to enter CubaDupa’s site in 2022. If you need more information or want to be ready to enter the portal to CubaDupa, visit 

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    The Beautiful Disruption

    Pōneke’s Cuba Street precinct is set to come alive with colour, art, music, theatre, dance, food, and thousands of artists at Aotearoa’s most creative and diverse festival, CubaDupa.

    After a successful return to its full scale glory in 2021, CubaDupa’s iconic street festival is back for 2022 and brings a whole new array of out-of-this-world offerings to the heart of Te Whanganui-a-Tara for one ultimate weekend. Transforming Cuba Street and its surrounding laneways, parks, restaurants and stores with an expansive programme of curated experiences, installations and events. CubaDupa is perfect for the whole whānau with something exciting around every corner for you to discover. 

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