FIFA Fan Festival

12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Event Description

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off 20th July with the opening match between NZ & Norway at Eden Park!

In addition to the games in the four NZ host cities of Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau, Hamilton/Kirikiriroa, Wellington/Te Whanganui-a-Tara and Dunedin/Ōtepoti, will have their own FIFA Fan Festival™, a first for a FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The FIFA Fan Festivals go beyond football, offering fans a vibrant destination to enjoy the best in football with matches live on the big screen while soaking up the community atmosphere, music, entertainment, local culture, food and games.

The Fan Festivals are all free to attend for anyone, football fans or newcomers.

Locations, dates and highlights as follows:

Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau – The Cloud 

  • 20th July – 20th August
  • Performances from JessB, Ladi6, Troy Kingi, Tuawahine, Hollie Smith, Kaylee Bell
  • EQUALIZE discussion series
  • Cultural performances and workshops
  • School and community programmes and workshops
  • Food trucks
  • Unity Pitch – freestyle football
  • Face painting
  • E-Sports tournament
  • FIFA store
  • FIFA museum

Hamilton/Kirikiriroa – Claudelands Event Centre 

  • 20th – 23rd July
  • Performances from AACACIA, Robinson, Ella Monnery and Lou’ana
  • Games such as Hunger Ball, Futsal, Zorb Football and Virtual Reality
  • EQUALIZE discussion series
  • School and community programmes and workshops
  • Cultural performances and workshops
  • Food trucks
  • Silent discos

Wellington/Te Whanganui-a-Tara – Shed 6

  • 20th July – 2nd August
  • 5th – 7th August
  • 11th August
  • Performances from Valley Kids, Ladyhawke, Che Fu, Jess B, Maisey Rika, Ruby Du and many more
  • Cultural performances and workshops
  • EQUALIZE discussion series
  • Comedy night
  • Games such as reaction station, multiball and football darts

Dunedin/Ōtepoti – Dunedin Town Hall & Glenroy Auditorium 

  • 20th July
  • 22nd – 23rd July
  • 28th – 30th July
  • Performances from Bic Runga, Foley, Rikki Reid, Ladi6, Ladyhawke and The Topp Twins
  • EQUALIZE discussion series from NZ Story
  • Screening of FIFA+ documentaries
  • Cultural performances and workshops




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