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The annual event for all the epicureans out there!

Here we go again! After 3 successful editions (2017-2018-2019) and 2 very long years of pandemic, the French Festival is back with a mission: Bring life back in Auckland!

This year, what really matters is to come back together once again, to leave Covid behind us and do what we do best: Delight and Entertain our visitors. That’s why we’ve reduced the scope to its core, 2 days of Festivities, Food & Art de Vivre in the heart of Auckland, Queens Wharf, Shed 10.

No booking needed

Ticket are sold onsite

Free for under 10yo

$10 for 10-18yo

$18 for adults

One Night in France 2019
French Festival 2019

The French Festival in motion...

What's on this year?

June 11 & 12 - Shed 10


Specialised in artisanal sausages, parfaits & terrines, all made with locally sourced & free range meat, l'Authentique introduced New Zealanders to a fresh taste of the charcuterie tradition!


Little French Pastry

Famous for their Macarons and Mille-feuilles, Little French Pastry creates authentic French pastries and treats with passion and an indisputable savoir-faire!


La Fromagerie

Operated by passionate cheese lovers, La Fromagerie's only purpose is to give each client the best products to satisfy their needs for French cheese! And they'll be there for you on the Festival !


Kalon Digor

Kalon Digor will be at the French Festival, presenting a selection of Kouign-Amann, one of the most iconic French pastries, from the original one to the delicately flavoured with different tastes! 


Le Chef

As the proud founder of the French Festival, Le Chef will be onsite to delight you with some of its best-seller dishes..!

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Le Gastronome

If you're craving for French deli products, look no further, the Gastronome will sort you out !


Benito's Pleasures

Of course you know crepes... But do you know Max & Ben's..? 

I even heard that they were doing a crepe-raclette...! Come and try it on the Festival !


The Coffee Store

Thanks to the Coffee Store, the Festival will be well provided with a rich and full-bodied coffee blend!



New Zealand based marketplace curating iconic French and premium Kiwi brands with a focus on lifestyle and art of living.


Crepes Creations

Will you be able to resist Chloe's crepes...? I won't....!

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The only thing that French people love in winter, is Raclette! And honestly, no need to be French to understand the fuss around it... I don't know about you, but I'm already hungry!


Philippe's Chocolate

The chocolate's lovers will be pleased, Philippe's Chocolate will be on the Festival this year with his famous treats made with love and passion... So French! 


Le Cirque de JP

Magician, Comedian, Circus Performer, JP is probably the Frenchiest French of us all ! Let him trick you, you won't regret it!


Les Follies

If you've been to Le Chef's events, you know the Cancan dancers..! A French party would not deserve such a name without Cancan! This year, for the first time on the Festival, come and enjoy the show! 


Le Gueuleton

Barbecue, a few kgs of meat, a few friends, a glass of Aix rose on one hand and tongs on the other... What else do you need..?


Onion Soup

This year we will delight you with a delicious and classic french dish... The Onion Soup, amongst other amazing things on the menu ! Perfect for winter...!


Kids Corner

The French Festival is proud to be a family friendly event, and for our little ones to have as much fun as the rest of us, Frenz School is running the Kids corner, sponsored by TV5Monde over the weekend!


Alliance Francaise

Come and meet Alliance Francaise team during the French Festival and start your journey to France .

Alliance Francaise French Language and cultural center


Absolute coffee

Who said Burgers aren’t French …? Let’s pretend, just for 2 days, that they are… It will not be the first time we take credit for someone else’s culinary specialty..!


New Caledonia

Play with our photobooth, leave your details and be in to win of 2 return tickets Auckland-Noumea with AIRCALIN!



If you’re craving for french iconic meal such as Croque-Monsieur or Quiche, look for Paneton on the French Festival, they’ll sort you out !


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Monsieur Macaron

For your taste buds only, this French patissier is coming all the way up from Napier to share a little bit of his wonders with us! Macarons, the perfect French blend of Art and Baking! But... Isn't baking an art...??!



When fashion, fabric and style bring people and culture together, you can expect marvels...! Come and discover a colourful range of clothes, jewels and accessories made with African Wax !


Auckland Shed 10, Queens Wharf

No parking available on site.

Closest parking:

Britomart on Quay Street

Downtown carpark on Customs St West

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Meet our sponsors & partners!

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