Yatra Festival 2024

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Cobb Valley Rd, Upper Takaka, Takaka
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Yatra Festival
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Namaste and Nau mai haere mai, cosmic explorers!

Following the incredible triumph of Yatra Festival 23, the Spacecraft Studio team is ecstatic to unveil the highly anticipated Yatra Festival ‘24.

We cordially invite you to embark on a sacred pilgrimage (Yatra) to the mesmerizing Golden Bay, New Zealand, once again. Get ready for an immersive and genuine Kiwi festival experience that spans four exhilarating days. Prepare to be enveloped in a vibrant tapestry of colours and pulsating frequencies that will leave you with a deepened appreciation for yourself, our community and the enchanting world that embraces us all.

Yatra Festival ‘24 aims to elevate the magnitude, variety, and quality of artistic endeavours and performances, providing a vibrant launchpad for both emerging and established local and international artists to showcase their unique expressions.

Join us as we celebrate the power of artistic expression, all the while immersing ourselves in uplifting music, embracing holistic well-being, and building meaningful connections within our community of explorers. Together, let us create a vibrant and prosperous future for the arts and festival culture in New Zealand.


Please note:
Yatra festival has changed ticketing providers to assist with on site ticketing management. For any queries related to the festival or your tickets, please contact Yatra Festival directly via yatrafestival.co.nz

For tickets, go here: https://yatrafestival.7am.events/en/yatra-festival-2024-158?section=INFO

Early Birds until 22 July – $199 inc fees (sold out)
First Release until 22 Sep – $219 inc fees (sold out)
Second Release – $249 inc fees (sold out)
Third Release – $269 inc fees

Nestled within the mystical embrace of Cobb Valley, Golden Bay, amidst towering peaks and an untamed river, this pilgrimage to the festival captures the indescribable splendor of New Zealand.


Gates will open on the Friday 23rd of February at 9am
Opening Ceremony – 5:30pm and music starts at 6:30pm same day
Music stops at 1:30pm Monday, 26th of February.
Gates close at 7pm Monday, 26th of February. All attendees must leave before that time.

Detailed Info

Check out the Yatra Website for full festival info including this handy page: Everything you need to know.

To capture the essence of Yatra Festival ‘24, we need to take in a multitude of experiences and offerings available for our community of cosmic explorers to enjoy.


We aspire to immerse Cobb Valley with feasts for the soul and vivid visual spectacles, leaving your inner child spellbound. Tap into your hidden artistic brilliance and contribute to our collaborative mural or experience artists at work while you enter an awe-inspiring wonderland of radiant visual art, interwoven with the captivating sounds of electronic dance music.

The power of visuals and lighting create a truly mesmerizing experience. Prepare to be dazzled by spectacular light shows, breath-taking stage designs, and captivating visual effects that will transport you to another realm. Our team of talented VJs, artists and designers work tirelessly to curate a feast for the eyes, ensuring that every corner of the festival is adorned with stunning visual displays. From vibrant LED installations to intricate projection and laser mapping, the visual elements at Yatra Festival are carefully crafted to enhance the overall ambiance and create an immersive festival atmosphere.


At Yatra Festival ‘24, we firmly believe that each individual possesses the potential to express themselves as a performer in their own unique and extraordinary way. It is this confidence that fuels our commitment to integrating performance art as an essential element in creating an unforgettable experience for our community. Brace yourself for a captivating showcase of radiant fire shows alongside diverse cultural, integration, and closing ceremonies, and the enchanting presence of ethereal roaming performers. Prepare to be spellbound by the awe-inspiring CABARET Show, meticulously crafted by our nation’s most dedicated and crafty performers, as they defy gravity with their spins, dances, and contortions. Their artistry will ignite your spirit and infuse the vibrant tapestry of our festival with a seamless flow of colours and energy.


Prepare to be spellbound by an astonishing fusion of psychedelic electronic music, curated from a breath-taking array of DJs and music producers. Yatra proudly presents three music stage productions, each dedicated to a distinctive music genre: PSYTRANCE, TECHNO, and CHILL music. These eclectic performances will satisfy the desires of every electronic music aficionado. Witness international and local acts grace our stages, transcending the dancefloors into uncharted realms.


We are privileged to welcome a diverse range of experts, ready to share their experience, knowledge and stories through captivating interactive workshops. Immerse yourself in new skills, perspectives, and techniques, unlocking the full potential of the transformative experiences available to all explorers at Yatra Festival ‘24.


This year’s festivities feature a blissful sanctuary dedicated to wellness and holistic practices. Whether you’re a devoted yogi, a meditator seeking inner peace, a lover of breathwork, or an enthusiast of transformative sound journeys, get ready to submerge yourself in a nourishing sea of vibrations and abundant source energy. Explore the array of healer stalls and join captivating holistic talks designed to foster awareness, consciousness, and a deep connection with the world within ourselves and around us.


Communal Interactive Activities are an integral part of the Yatra Festival ‘24 experience. We curate a diverse range of engaging activities and games that are designed to inspire participation and foster connections among all you explorers. These interactive experiences create a sense of community and promote an atmosphere of joy and excitement. Whether it’s workshops, group games, collaborative art projects, or immersive installations, we provide opportunities for everyone to get involved and share in the collective celebration, whilst fostering lifelong connections and lessons to take home and nurture.


The Yatra Festival ‘24 marketplace is a bustling hub of creativity and self-expression. From treasure troves of artistic wonders and unique handmade crafts, clothing, accessories, and festival merchandise, we’re confident you’ll find just what you’re looking for. From colourful clothing to intricate accessories, the marketplace offers a kaleidoscope of colours and boundless creativity.
In addition to the vibrant marketplace, our tantalizing food vendors add a flavourful dimension to the festival experience. With a diverse selection of culinary delights, there’s something to satisfy every taste and dietary preference. From delectable treats to nourishing dishes, our food vendors cater to all walks of life, ensuring that everyone can indulge in delicious and memorable flavours throughout the festival.

Get Involved:

We believe that every individual has something exceptional to offer. Whether you’re passionate about running a workshop, setting up a market stall, showcasing a dance performance, sharing your music, painting a mural or anything in between, we welcome your energy and creative expression with open arms.

To get involved and share your unique talents, visit our website at https://yatrafestival.co.nz/participate-1/. There, you’ll find all the information you need to become a part of our vibrant community.

In closing, Yatra Festival ‘24 at its core, is a journey of self-discovery, artistic and musical exploration, and community sharing. It’s like a small flower bud that slowly opens, petal by petal, until it transforms into a breath-taking kaleidoscope of experiences and personal growth. Each night, the festival transforms into a garden paradise brimming with unforgettable energy and deep, powerful magic.

The dance floor at Yatra Festival is not just a place to move your body—it’s a school where we all become students of rhythm and individual expression. On February 23rd 2024 in Cobb Valley, the stage is set for a magnificent undertaking as we embark on this life-changing and transformative experience. Together, we will create an atmosphere that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We look forward to the moment our individual journeys unite. A space where we can share our passions, find meaningful common ground and create lasting memories as a community whole.

With lots of love,
The Yatra Crew

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